Jan. 18-24, 2002
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Hospital cancels employee raises
Legislators offer capital projects funding blueprint
U.Va. leads state in CVC giving for 10th year

Dr. Kesler, force behind the CMC, retires after 27 years

U.Va. building Japanese partnerships
TTI fellowship deadline Feb. 15
Hot Links -- free software training
U.Va. cleans up at CASE
Notable -- awards and achievements off faculty and staff
In Memoriam
University to honor King on Jan. 22
Community service added to leave policy
Firefighters were key in America’s founding

Matthew Holden, the Henry L. and Grace M. Hoerty Professor of Government and Foreign Affairs, won the Hubert Humphrey Award from the American Political Science Association. The award is given annually in recognition of notable public service by a political scientist. Holden is a former president of the group.

Stella Loftin, assistant director of financial management, was selected Employee of the Year by the Housing Division Employee Recognition Committee. Loftin spearheaded the Housing Division’s transition to the new Oracle administrative software. The committee also gave Darlene Richardson, supervisor in Housekeeping/Operations, the Chief Housing Officer’s Award for her relationship with her staff and her dedication. David Breeden, Maintenance/Operations, was given the Customer Service Award. The Team Recognition Award went to Roger Deane and Bill Cleerdin of Maintenance/Operations.

• The University’s Division of Recoverable and Disposable Resources received three awards recently. It received the program champion award for universities and colleges from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s WasteWise Program and two gold medals in the 2001 Technical Excellence Awards program sponsored by the Solid Waste Association of North America, one for waste reduction and the second for public education.

• Among his last acts as governor, Jim Gilmore named Dr. Thomas N. Pajewski, director of the division of neuroanesthesiology at the Health Sciences Center, to the Virginia Formulary Board, which evaluates data on drug products in the Virginia Voluntary Formulary. Gilmore also re-appointed Pedro A. de Alarcon, of the Health System’s Department of Pediatrics, to the Hemophilia Advisory Board; and Joe Gieck, director of sports medicine, to the Board of Physical Therapy.


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