Oct. 26-Nov. 1, 2001
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Time to replace New Cabell Hall, Board of Visitors says
Sen. Emily Couric — a friend of the University, an advocate for education
Berne's discovery improved lives of heart patients

Holiday sharing drive

Center pursues multidisciplinary approach to global health issues
Future doctors to get sex education
Faculty Actions -- from the October BOV meeting
Notable -- awards and achievements of faculty and staff
African-American Affairs celebrates
Hot Links -- lists of books that shed light on terror attacks
Inaugural symposium to look at the American college
Attention: book lovers
Campaign helps employees make a difference
U.Va. hosts nanotech workshop
Research awards to be showcased


Alton L. Taylor, professor of Education, and Dudley J. Doane, director of the Summer Foreign Language Program, presented a paper on “Attending Summer School and Shortening the Time to a Bachelor’s Degree” at the 23rd annual European Association of Institutional Research in Porto, Portugal, in September.

Sylvia V. Terry, director of the Peer Advisor Program, made a presentation on “Peer Advising: The Link Between Admissions and Retentions,” on the Office of African-American Affair’s Peer Advisor Program, at the 14th International Conference on the First-Year Experience held in Honolulu in July.

Dr. Lawrence H. Phillips, vice-chairman of the Department of Neurology and the T. R. Johns Professor in neurology, was named president-elect of the American Association of Electrodiagnostic Medicine at its annual meeting earlier this month in Albuquerque, N.M. Phillips will be installed as president in the fall of 2002 for a term of one year.

R. Scott Jones, chair of surgery at the Health System, will become 82nd president of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) at the College’s annual Clinical Congress on Oct. 11 in New Orleans. Jones has chaired the surgery department at the Medical Center since 1982 and has been the S. Hurt Watts Professor in surgery since 1991. His term as president of the ACS will be for one year.

• The School of Nursing Alumni Association will present its Distinguished Professor Award Oct. 27 to Judith K. Sands and its Excellence in Teaching Award to Reba Moyers Childress. The Distinguished Professor Award recognizes superior accomplishments in teaching, research and service. The Excellence in Teaching Award recognizes outstanding teaching and clinical training for undergraduates. The awards will be presented during the school’s Parents/Family Weekend celebration.

Robert D. Linder, deputy director of U.Va.’s Northern Virginia Center in Falls Church, has received Phi Delta Kappa’s 2001 Distinguished Service Award for his work in education.


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