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U.Va. Police launch diversity training
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Biomedical engineers mean business
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Bravissimo! Students, faculty sing praises for summer opera program in Rome
Charlottesville fire battalion chief Bill Parcel looks at a map while other officials from the city, county and U.Va. answer phones and track computer data.
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Charlottesville fire battalion chief Bill Parcel looks at a map while other officials from the city, county and U.Va. answer phones and track computer data.

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U.Va., local officials battle perfect storm of disasters

More than 100 local and University officials gathered earlier this month to wrestle with a virtual onslaught of simulated disasters, including a blizzard, dam break, terrorist attack and a smallpox outbreak.

Participants lauded the exercise, particularly the opportunity to work together across jurisdictional lines. (Top News Daily, March 11)

Psychologists explore unconscious sources of prejudice
Even the most open-minded people may unknowingly harbor prejudice in the murky depths of their unconscious minds, U.Va. psychology professors Timothy D. Wilson, Stacey Sinclair and Brian A. Nosek told an audience of about 100 gathered March 17 for a teach-in on the psychological aspects of racism. It is unclear, though, how much difference this makes in people’s actions, they said. The event was one of many held as the University continues to confront issues of racism and diversity in the wake of the allegedly racially motivated attack on a student leader. (Top News Daily, March 19)



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