Nov. 8-21, 2002
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Voters say yes!
Tuition surcharge set at $385
Headlines @ U.Va.
University’s highest honor is given to Childress

Marva Barnett wins Zintl Award

Computer classes buck trend
Cures to diseases lie in cells and genes
Tackling cells’ mysteries
Medical Center, School of Medicine lay out play for the next decade
Virtual mind
Major projects status report
Water levels up, usage down
Ashbery reads Nov. 21
Anthropologist Maurice Godelier to give lectures
Artists show “Wizdumb”
Focus on budget crisis

Ashbery reads Nov. 21

Poet, art critic and professor John Ashbery is recognized as one of the giants of American letters. He will read from his poetry Nov. 21 at 8 p.m. in the U.Va. Bookstore mezzanine. His style, once considered avant-garde, has become “so influential that his imitators are legion,” according to The New Yorker. With the 1975 publication of “Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror,” Ashbery achieved the unprecedented — winning the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Prize in the same year. Author of more than 20 books, Ashbery has also won a MacArthur Foundation “genius grant.” His reading, sponsored by the Creative Writing Program, is part of U.Va.’s Peters Rushton Lecture series.


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