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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

Michael Gelb Genius at work

Author and consultant Michael Gelb gave a talk March 21 during the eighth annual Virginia Festival of the Book about his latest work, Discover Your Genius: How to Think Like History’s Ten Most Revolutionary Minds — one of those being Thomas Jefferson’s, of course. Gelb spent several days at U.Va. with a fellowship at the Darden School’s Batten Institute, which focuses on entrepreneurship and leadership.

A retired professional juggler who once performed with the Rolling Stones and Bob Dylan, and founder of the High Performance Learning Center, Gelb has been a professional speaker and organizational consultant for 20 years, concentrating on ways to use creative thinking methods in work and life.

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