April 12-18, 2002
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Grad programs keep high U.S. News ratings
Top inventor named

University sets stage for graduate student innovation
State cuts force hikes in tuition
Faculty Actions from the April BOV meeting
African-American women at increased risk for stroke
Commerce school cultivates innovation and creativity in wine industry

Reactions to Sept. 11 featured in annual ‘Muzzle’ Awards

Baseball field named in honor of the late Ted Davenport
Graduate students are lifeblood of research enterprise
Theater students ‘saw’ a solution for set construction
Lectures engage the mind
Design choices can affect the world environment
Students get one-stop financial services at new Cavalier Central
Feeding hungry ghosts
Whale of a sculpture on display at Fayerweather
After Hours -- Lori Derr
WFPA to honor Bunker, Toms and Black

Top inventor named

The University’s Patent Foundation has named Joel Linden its Edlich-Henderson Inventor of the Year for his work in developing a family of anti-inflammatory compounds that may avert paralysis in some patients with spinal cord injuries. (See “Adenosine compound promising in treatment of spinal cord injury,” Inside UVA, March 29.)

“Joel Linden is one of U.Va.’s most prolific inventors and a pioneering faculty entrepreneur,” said Robert S MacWright, Patent Foundation director. “We are pleased to recognize his contributions.”

The award honors an invention with strong commercial potential and notable value to society. The invention may be used to treat disease, protect the environment, in research or education, or to help the disadvantaged, the disabled and the elderly.


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