Cramer / Cavalier Daily archives
As the first anniversary of
Sept. 11 the day of the terrorist attacks on the U.S.
approaches, no one need be alone with difficult feelings like
grief, anger or fear. Several U.Va. and community events aim to
bring people together to remember and express healing and unity.
University-wide ceremony on Remembering Sept. 11 will be held
on that date, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., in University Hall.
Teach-In. 5-8 p.m. McIntire Amphitheatre. Student Council
member Daniel Haspel organized event to educate students
about happenings since Sept. 11.
Memorial Services. 6 a.m., noon and 7 p.m. (Hospital Chapel)
School observance. 7:30 a.m. Brief flag ceremony. 9:45 a.m.
Gathering in the garden.
School observance. 8:30-9 a.m. Caplin Auditorium, which
will remain open throughout the day for quiet reflection
Center Hour: Marking Sept. 11 Memory and Meaning.
Jonathan Glover, Kings College London. 12:30-1:30
p.m. Jordan Conference Center Auditorium. (Humanities in
Medicine Program, the Institute for Practical Ethics)
Enlightenment and the New Global Order. 4 p.m. Jefferson
Library at Monticello. A panel discussion with six U.Va.
faculty experts, co-sponsored by the Universitys Center
on Religion and Democracy and the Thomas Jefferson Foundation.
vigil on the Lawn, led by U.Va. students. 7:30 p.m. Also
another candlelight vigil, 7:30 p.m. County Office Building.
on the lessons of Sept. 11, the ceremony will incorporate original
music, readings, poetry and interfaith prayers. The program, planned
by a broad spectrum of community and University representatives,
is intended to provide a time and space to remember those who
died and to reflect on the myriad ways we all were changed by
U-Hall before the ceremony, uniformed police, fire fighters and
emergency medical technicians will encircle the building or stand
at attention at its doors, establishing a protective ring around
the ceremony site.
students will distribute Ribbons of Remembrance that attendees
can use for recording feelings or writing messages. After the
ceremony, the ribbons will be collected and displayed during the
candlelight vigil that evening.
speakers will include President John T. Casteen III; Student Council
President Micah Schwartz; Marcia Day Childress, co-director, Humanities
in Medicine; and Abdulaziz Sachedina, professor of religious studies.
Transit Service will provide additional bus service from Central
Grounds and the Health System to give employees and students easy
transportation to and from U-Hall.