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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

s TJ Award nominations sought

The Thomas Jefferson Award Committee is soliciting nominations for this year’s honor, to be presented at Fall Convocation. The Thomas Jefferson Award, considered the highest honor given to a member of the University community, consists of a citation and a cash prize. It is given to a member of the faculty, administration or staff who has exemplified in character, work and influence the principles and ideals of Thomas Jefferson, and thus has advanced the objectives for which Jefferson founded the University.

Nominations with supporting data, including a resume and letters of support, should be sent to committee chair Jahan Ramazani, Department of English Language and Literature, Bryan Hall 410, P.O. Box 400121, by Sept. 25.

Last year’s winner was David T. Gies, Commonwealth Professor of Spanish.


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