Students enlighten community
Many children in Rwanda
are now orphans, a result of
the tribal warring that occurred
there in the 1990s. Fourth-year
U.Va. student Ryann Collins, left, visited the country earlier
this year as an intern with the U.N.s Genocide Tribunal.
To document her
work, Collins took photos, which she presented at a recent
exhibition in Fayerweather Hall. Collins is one of U.Va.s
43 David A. Harrison III Undergraduate Research Award recipients.
See Photos show aftermath of Rwandan
Senate highlights work of Harrison undergraduate researchers
By Matt Kelly
undergraduate students presented their research Nov. 6 to a group
of fellow students and faculty members at the Colonnade Club.
students were among 43 winners last year of the David A. Harrison
III Undergraduate Research Awards. Students submitted applications
for the next round of Harrison grants this week. Full
slow new spending
Many states budget problems
are result of economic downturn
By Anne Bromley
the handwriting on the wall, several deans have moved to slow this
years spending in anticipation of possible mid-year state
L. Ayers, dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, sent a memo
to department chairs on Nov. 8 suspending faculty recruitment and
hiring. We must not make any new, long-term financial commitments,
he said, until the uncertainty about the budget can be resolved.
Breneman, dean of the Curry School and a national expert on the
funding of higher education, declared a moratorium on faculty hiring
Nov. 1. I told the faculty, until we get some clarity on the
situation, its the responsible thing to do.
Van Lengen, dean of the Architecture School, also has asked department
chairs to suspend faculty searches until she reviews all expenses
to understand where cuts could be made, if necessary, with the least
impact on the school.
neither the state nor the University has mandated belt tightening,
the deans say they are reacting to a weakened economy and the financial
aftermath of the events of Sept. 11. Full