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U.Va. to confer Thomas Jefferson medals in architecture and law
Genius at work
Disability insurance: shifting to new plan
Adenosine compound promising in treatment of spinal cord injury

Book festival closes chapter on eighth annual event

Sex sells but is it necessary? Authors discuss erotica
Journals offer students creative opportunities
U.Va. hosts anti-terror meeting
Hot Links -- Architecture School Web site
‘Envision’ sessions bring goals into focus
Architecture looks to create new ties to U.Va. community
Arts & Sciences planner looks forward to more esprit de corps
TJ Award nominations sought
Clock stops on NSF biological timing center, but the momentum carries on
Notable -- awards and achievements of faculty and staff
Shulman to discuss religion and culture in South India
Off the Shelf -- recently published books by U.Va. faculty and staff
Poet Carl Phillips next Rea Visiting Writer
Doctor, researcher and teacher, Wispelwey puts his students’ and patients’ interests first

Architecture looks to create new ties to U.Va. community

In her three years as dean, Karen Van Lengen has sensed that the Architecture School “is an underutilized and highly significant resource” for U.Va.
It will take some years before the new arts precinct plan reconfigures that part of the Grounds and makes visible the Architecture School’s physical connection to the University.

Historically, the Architecture School has compared itself and related more to its professional peers than to the University community, but Van Lengen and the faculty are working to change that.

“This Envision meeting, we hope, will begin a process to repair that relationship — one that is vital in a university community so tied to its own history through architecture,” she said. “We look forward to partnering with the many University-wide initiatives to begin this process.”

The Architecture School has already embraced the emphasis on ethics seen elsewhere on Grounds and is working with the Institute for Practical Ethics on a second annual symposium on ethics in architecture April 5 and 6.

See ‘Envision’ sessions bring goals into focus

See Arts & Sciences planner looks forward to more esprit de corps


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