Up on the roof
by Matt Kelly
Sanchez of Charlottesville's Martin/Horn contractors grinds
off the old roof surface atop the west deck of the Rotunda.
Workers are in the third summer of a four-summer project to
resurface and reseal the decks around the historical landmark.
Campbell addition OKd
Board of Visitors annual summer retreat is not typically a
time for conducting
official business, but at its July 12-13 gathering on a James River
plantation near Hopewell, the board approved plans for an addition
to the Architecture Schools Campbell Hall and two items of
proposed legislation for the 2003 General Assembly.
before the brief business session was wide-ranging, focusing chiefly
on academic issues: faculty salaries, the role of graduate students
as instructors, the demise of survey courses over the past three
decades, and curriculum reviews currently under way in the undergraduate
members William H. Goodwin Jr. and Thomas J. Bliley Jr. expressed
particular concern about stagnating faculty salaries. We as
an institution have to be prepared to be fairly bold, Goodwin
said, urging that board members and the administration lobby the
General Assembly for permission to raise tuition further. We
have to show them the reality. Full
inevitable part of growing up
By Anne Bromley
worked with teenagers for 27 years, U.Va. clinical psychologist
Peter Sheras thinks its time to get tough about bullying.
has been shown to create serious, lasting physical and emotional
damage, said Sheras, who has written a new book, Your Child:
Bully or Victim? Understanding and Ending School Yard Tyranny.
translates the latest research and clinical practice into information
parents can use, while shattering some well-worn misconceptions
about the behavior of bullies and victims. For instance, many people
think some kids are born to be bullies and that ignoring them or
fighting back are good solutions for a child who is being intimidated.
are no bully genes, said Sheras. Full