May 17-23, 2002
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Speaking on the Lawn
Reserve a 2002 graduation video
Finding cultural identity in deafness and teaching
Six students get grad school boost

Collins takes on international human rights

Student first at U.Va. to win Scottish fellowship
Sullivan Award winners honored
Healing, unity student’s passions
Award also goes to faculty member
Graduates have been pillars of U.Va. student self-governance
College is time of spiritual, intellectual growth
Adult degree program graduates first students
Graduation: Did you know?
Nursing student answers
9-11 call
Students will have their day in the sun
Graduate rallies volunteers to bring arts to schools
Fifteen dozen cookies and a law degree
Wise student aspires to career helping students in higher ed
The beauty of Antarctica beckons, but graduate’s passion is teaching

Speaking on the Lawn

Gov. Mark Warner Virginia Governor Mark R. Warner will deliver the commencement address to an expected crowd of some 35,000 people May 19. The graduation ceremony on the Lawn begins at 10 a.m.

Best-selling author David Baldacci, a 1986 U.Va. law alumnus, will be the featured speaker at Valedictory Exercises May 18 at 11 a.m. He will sign his books at 1 p.m. at the University Bookstore.

David BaldacciWarner, a Northern Virginia entrepreneur and philanthropist, started his first successful company in the cellular communications industry. Later he was a founding partner of Columbia Capital Corporation, a technology venture capital fund in Alexandria. Warner, 47, graduated from Harvard Law School in 1980 and received his undergraduate degree from George Washington University.

Baldacci, who practiced law for nine years in Washington before changing careers, is the author of fast-paced suspense novels, including Absolute Power, Wish You Well and, most recently, Last Man Standing. A Virginia native, he graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University.


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