Sept. 27-Oct. 10, 2002
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$6 million fund to bridge gaps
U.Va. attacking water crisis
Board approves preliminary plans for arena
Med Center board gets construction report

Bonds will help build on aspirations

Presidential Accolades
Africa Consortium to broaden health, humanities projects
Time form, earnings statement show off new look
To the point with Ann Hamrick
Off the Shelf -- recently published books by U.Va. faculty and staff
Blackford planning graceful exit as Quarterly editor
U.S. News ranks U.Va. No. 1 in “Best Values”
Women’s Center is recipient of the PIE award
Academic integrity topic of conference
Indigenous in black-and-white
Library offers rare glimpse into American history

Off the Shelf Peter Metcalf, anthropology professor. They Lie, We Lie: Getting On With Anthropology. Routledge.

James M. Kauffman, education professor. Education Deform: Bright People Sometimes Say Stupid Things About Education. Scarecrow Education.

Henry Kerr Sharp, doctoral student, architectural history. The Patapsco River Valley: Cradle of Industrial Revolution in Maryland. Maryland Historical Society.

David M. Lawrence, doctoral student, environmental sciences. Upheaval from the Abyss: Ocean Floor Mapping and the Earth Science Revolution. Rutgers University Press.

Jerome J. McGann, English professor, and James Soderholm, Charles University, Czechoslovakia, editors. Byron and Romanticism. Cambridge University Press.

Teacher by Mark EdmundsonMark Edmundson, professor of English. Teacher: A Memoir. Random House.
A candid account of one exceptional but aloof high-school teacher’s transforming impact on his students in a tough working-class town near Boston.

G. Edward White, law professor. Tort Law in America: An Intellectual History, expanded edition. Oxford University Press.

Olivier Zunz, history professor, and Alan S. Kahan, Florida International Univesity, editors. The Tocqueville Reader: A Life in Letters and Politics. Blackwell.

Born to an aristocratic family, Tocqueville was consumed by the notion of democracy and traveled widely throughout the world to understand it. This first-ever collection of his work includes not only his major writing but also travel letters and diary entries not intended for publication, with some material translated into English for the first time.

Brian Kelly, English lecturer. Best Little Stories from the Wild West. Cumberland House Publishing.

George Garrett, creative writing professor emeritus. Going to See the Elephant: Pieces of a Writing Life. Edited by Jeb Livingood, English lecturer. Texas Review Press.

Jeffrey Hopkins, professor of Tibetan and Buddhist studies. Reflections on Reality: The Three Natures and Non-Natures in the Mind-Only School. University of California Press.

The Blessing by Gregory OrrGregory Orr, English professor. The Blessing: A Memoir. Council Oak Books.

Gregory Orr, English professor. Poetry as Survival. University of Georgia Press.

Using examples of poetry from around the world, Orr shows that writing the personal lyric has helped poets throughout history to process emotional and experiential turmoil, from individual stress to collective grief, and this poetry also helps readers and listeners.

David E. Klein, politics professor. Making Law in the United States Courts of Appeals. Cambridge University Press.

Charles A. Kromkowski, Center for Religion and Democracy fellow. Recreating the American Republic. Cambridge University Press.

Timothy D. Wilson, psychology professor. Strangers to Ourselves: Discovering the Adaptive Unconscious. Harvard University Press.

This is not your psychoanalyst’s unconscious. The adaptive unconscious Wilson describes is a hidden world of pervasive, sophisticated mental processes that size up our world, set goals and initiate action — all while we are thinking about something else.

Karen C. Lang, associate professor of religious studies. Translation of Four Illusions: Candrakirti’s Advice to Travelers on the Bodhisattva Path. Oxford University Press.

Paul R. Gross, professor emeritus of biology, and Barbara Carroll Forrest, Southeastern Louisiana University. Evolution and the Wedge of Intelligent Design: The Trojan Horse Strategy. Oxford University Press.

Merrill D. Peterson, history professor emeritus. John Brown: The Legend Revisited. University of Virginia Press.


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