May 18-24, 2001
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Head of DNA project to speak at Finals
Yahoo exec to speak
A matter of degrees

Waters' mission runs deep
Two graduates honored for their service to humanity
Student aids the homeless

Mellon winner redefines "Jim Crow" era

Pre-med student shares his passion for music
Fast-track grad driven to help his family
Student leads effort to install Braille on Lawn room doors
Creative recycling: Students convert crate into studio
Lawson lives richly
Can you go home again? Issues facing international students
Education delayed but not denied
Weaver finds election laws discriminatory
Quilter gets A+
Students to go abroad on Fulbright scholarships
Weddle will research Peruvian women
Graduate rich in lessons learned
Anthony defender of public good
Affinnih plays her cards strategically
After earning degree in two years, graduate going for two more
Student develops new sign language system
Student trio pushes for late-night joe

Yahoo exec to speak

Timothy A. Koogle, vice chair of Yahoo Inc., will be the featured speaker at Valediction May 19.

Koogle, one of the Internet’s most successful entrepreneurs, graduated at the top of his engineering class at U.Va. in 1973. He is responsible for transforming Yahoo into a global Internet communications company that offers a comprehensive network of services. When he joined Yahoo in 1995, Koogle developed the model that every major Internet search engine has followed: make the site free to users and support it with advertising.


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