New site is central
source for daily U.Va. news and features
University produces scores of magazines and newsletters, and hundreds
of press releases each year. Until recently, it would have been
pretty difficult to know where to find them all.
late last month, the Office of University Relations debuted the
U.Va. Top News Daily Web site (http://www.virginia.edu/topnews)
to provide a central source for all of the news and features coming
out of U.Va. Updated every day, Top News Daily features breaking
University news, spotlights faculty and student research, and
provides links to dozens of U.Va. publications, as well as to
the latest alumni and sports news. In addition, there are links
to the Universitys calendar of events and a Things
to Do page.
week, the site will highlight a Featured Publication.
Libra, the U.Va. Library newsletter, and Arts & Sciences,
a magazine produced for that schools alumni, were featured
in the first two weeks.
is also a link to Headline News, a daily compilation
of newspaper and other media reports from outside Grounds that
may be of interest to the University community. Headline News
can be viewed online (http://www.virginia.edu/topnews/releases/headlines.html),
or readers may sign up to receive it weekday mornings via e-mail.
site is going through sort of a summer shakedown cruise,
said Dan Heuchert, electronic news editor. He urged those with
questions or comments to either e-mail him (firstname.lastname@example.org)
or Karen Asher, who maintains the site (email@example.com).