Winners of University Teaching Fellowships
Assistant professors are awarded University Teaching Fellowships
for their promise of becoming eminent researchers and inspiring
teachers. Seven teachers will receive a $7,000 research stipend
to develop new courses and participate in interdisciplinary discussions
about teaching and professional issues. Other faculty members
honored for their teaching were featured in the April 25 issue
of Inside UVA.
by the Provosts Office and the Teaching Resource Center,
this years fellowships go to: Lawrie Balfour, politics;
Hilary Bart-Smith, mechanical and aerospace engineering; Ira Bashkow,
anthropology; Paolo DOdorico, environmental sciences; Louis
P. Nelson, architectural history; Roseanna M. Neupauer, civil
engineering; and Kevin Skadron, computer science.
of graduation day
The 2003 graduation ceremony on the Lawn May 18 and Valedictory
Exercises the day before will be recorded, with videos and DVDs
available for sale. Cost: VHS $24.99; DVD $34.99 plus shipping
and handling. To reserve a copy, contact the University Bookstore
at www.bookstore.virginia.edu or 1-800-759-4667.
Outstanding Contribution Award-Winners
Day in and day out, they knit the University into the fabric of
community by their exemplary service and ambassadorship, helping
patients and students and their colleagues. Each year, U.Va. honors
employees dedication with Outstanding Contribution Awards.
of U.Va.s winners this year, Mary Ferrate, was also selected
to receive a Governors Award for Customer Service. She was
recognized along with several other employees from across the
state in Richmond May 7.
with Virginias Public Service Week May 5-9, we list the
honorees here; their profiles will appear in an upcoming issue
of Inside UVA.
Douglas E. DeMuth, Housing
Joyce S. Dunn,
Mary Ferrate, Continuing and Professional
Peggy J. Reed, Engineering-Computer Science
Nicole S. Vaughan,
Leslie Derwin Baruch, Therapy and Musculoskeletal Services
Diana L. Dudley,
Pediatrics, U.Va. clinic in Orange
Terry L. Lucas, Childrens Medical Center
William Billy Massie, Emergency Medicine
Cynthia Jean Westley,
General Medicine & Geriatrics
U.Va.s College at Wise
Darlene H. Moore,
Resources seeking new vice provost for international affairs
The Provosts Office is beginning a job search for vice provost
for international affairs, to succeed William B. Quandt, who has
served as vice provost since 2000 and will return to full-time
teaching. Responsibilities include overseeing the International
Studies Office, its programs for study abroad and work with international
students and scholars, the International Center and the International
Residential College. The vice provost is also involved in expanding
the Universitys ties with universities abroad, in hosting
visiting foreign delegations and in representing the University
in international settings. Only U.Va. faculty are eligible to
apply. The half-time position will be for three years. Application
review begins May 14 and will continue until the position is filled.
details, see http://www.virginia.edu/provost/
or call Laura Hawthorne in the Provosts Office at 924-3561.
help bring technology into the classroom
Seventeen fourth-year students were recognized for their participation
in the College Technology Internship Placements program May 1,
and a new group of 12 undergraduates were announced as next years
pairs faculty with fourth-year student interns to bring innovative
digital content and other technology enhancements to a variety
of courses in the College of Arts & Sciences, from art to
interns receive specialized training in Web site design, graphic
arts and computer programming and will work closely with staff
in several units, including the Digital Media Laboratory, the
Instructional Technology Group, the Arts & Sciences Center
for Information Technology, the Arts & Sciences Office of
Computing and Technology Support, and the Teaching Resource Center.
is a partnership between the University Internship Program at
the Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service and the College of
Arts & Sciences.
Got electronic equipment youre throwing out? Now you can
U.Va. Recycling is hosting a collection at University Hall-Parking
Lot South from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on May 24. The collection, which
is being sponsored by the State Department of Environmental Quality
and the Environmental Protection Agencys Region 3 office,
includes: televisions, stereo equipment, computers, keyboards,
mouses, monitors, printers, scanners, external disk drives, modems,
computer speakers, remotes and cables.
an EPA licensed recycler from Hallstead, Pa., will collect the
material, which will be dismantled to component parts for recycling.
Week of the Nurse May 6-12
National Nurses Week begins on May 6, marked as Registered Nurse
Recognition Day, and ends on May 12, the birthday of Florence
Nightingale, founder of nursing as a modern profession.
the U.Va. School of Nursing, the weeklong observance on Nurses:
Lifting Spirits, Touching Lives will feature a keynote address
by Joyce J. Fitzpatrick of the Frances Payne Bolton School of
Nursing at Case Western Reserve University. She will talk about
Nurses as Healers, at noon in McLeod Hall Auditorium
on May 12. Light refreshments will follow the talk.
hear this: May is Better Hearing and Speech month
Improving quality of life through improved communication is the
specialty of U.Va.s Speech-Language-Hearing Center. The
center, located on Fontaine Avenue in Colony Plaza near the Frys
Spring intersection, offers a range of services to the community,
from language development in children to adult rehabilitation
needs after stroke, from comprehensive hearing and hearing-aid
testing to accent modification for individuals speaking English
as a second language. For an appointment, call 924-6354.
focus of U.Va. leadership workshop
With U.Va.s strength in multidisciplinary ethics education,
its natural for the University to offer training for administrators
from a range of settings. The U.Va. Leadership Development Center
is offering an all-day workshop June 11, featuring Darden professor
R. Edward Freeman, director of the Olsson Center for Applied Ethics,
speaking about Putting Ethics at the Center of Leadership,
10 a.m. to noon.
the second session, 1:30 3:30 p.m., John E. Baird and Marsha
Borling, consulting firm partners of Baird/Borling Associates,
will discuss issues for middle managers in Leading from
the Middle. Recent research from organizational assessments
suggests that those who occupy critical leadership roles may be
suffering from lower morale levels than people they are expected
to lead. The conference, to be held in Newcomb Hall from 8:30
a.m. to 4 p.m., costs $85 for U.Va. faculty and staff; $95 for
the general public. The registration deadline is May 21. Register
online at: http://www.virginia.edu/ldc/ldpconfregistration.html
exhibit shows long and influential history of women at U.Va.
The history of women at the University is often told as a recent
one, beginning with the admission of undergraduate women in the
College of Arts & Sciences in 1970. An extensive new exhibition,
Making and Breaking Tradition: Women at the University of
Virginia, at U.Va.s Alderman Library shows how the
launch of coeducation was indeed a milestone but was far from
the starting point in the long, rich story of women at U.Va. Drawing
on historic materials from the University Archives and research
through popular courses taught by Phyllis Leffler, director of
U.Va.s Institute for Public History, the library display
features rare photos, manuscripts, student publications and other
camp for budding artists
The U.Va. art museum offers an opportunity for young persons
artistic expression to blossom during the summer in biweekly sessions
featuring photography, sculpture, printmaking and multimedia arts.
Between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., rising fourth- through 12th-graders
start with creative warm-up exercises and have two workshops in
their chosen field, as well as participating in other art-inspired
activities in and around the museum. Tuition, which is $400 for
two weeks if paid by May 30, covers art supplies, a sketchbook
and snacks. For application and information, call 924-7458, e-mail
firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the Web site at http://www.virginia.edu/artmuseum.
John Milbank, Frances Myers Bah Professor
of Philosophical Theology. Being Reconciled: Ontology and
Jerome McGann, John Stewart Bryan University Professor
of English, editor. Dante Gabriel Rosetti: Collected Poetry
and Prose. Yale U. Press.
Vanessa L. Ochs, Ida and Nathan Kolodiz Director of
Jewish Studies and associate professor of religious studies, and
Elizabeth Ochs, Brown U. student. The Jewish Dream Book:
The Key to Opening the Inner Meaning of Your Dreams. Jewish
the Bible, Talmud and other rabbinic sources, The Jewish
Dream Book shows that from Hagar to Jacob to King Solomon,
interpreting and honoring dreams is an authentic, long-standing
David Summers, art history professor. Real Spaces:
World Art History and the Rise of Western Modernism. Phaidon
Herbert Braun, associate professor of history. Second
edition of Our Guerrillas, Our Sidewalks. Rowman &
Rita Felski, English professor. Literature after
Feminism. U. Chicago Press.
Patricia Meyer Spacks, English professor. Privacy:
Concealing the 18th-Century Self. U. Chicago Press.
David B. Mattern and Holly C. Shulman, editors.
The Selected Letters of Dolley Payne Madison. U.Va.
editors have culled a particularly rich selection of Madisons
letters to illuminate the story of the woman widely credited with
setting the standard for successive generations of Washingtons
John E. Mason, associate professor of history. Social
Death and Resurrection: Slavery and Emancipation in South Africa.
Elizabeth Fowler, associate professor of English.
Literary Character: The Human Figure in Early English Writing.
Cornell U. Press.
John Frick. Theatre, Culture and Temperance
Reform in 19th-century America. Cambridge U. Press
Robert Louis Wilken. The Spirit of Early Christian Thought:
Seeking the Face of God. Yale U. Press.
theological questions about Jesus Christ were settled at the councils
of Nicaea and Chalcedon and later incorporated into the Nicene
Creed, but until then, and even long after, such formidable cruxes
attracted the greatest minds in late antiquity, Origen, Jerome,
Augustine and Gregory the Great, among them.
on how these Fathers of the Church approached the nature of Christs
person (and the related mystery of the Atonement), Wilken aims
to reveal their particular mode of thinking.
Dirda, Washington Post Book Review, April 20
A retrospective of the photographs of Rodney Smith, a 1970 U.Va.
alumnus, will open at the University Art Museum May 16. With a
blend of spontaneity and composure, these images often include
haunting or humorous details. In each black-and-white print, Smith
seeks to reveal, even in the world of fashion, the enduring, underlying
beauty present in the world around us.
will be Smiths first exhibition at his alma mater. He will
present a gallery talk June 7 at 1:30 p.m. at the museum.
the policy on that?
If you want to know the policy on U.Va. policies, see the new
Web page from the Office of the Vice President for Finance at
The Policy on Policies establishes a process to ensure
that University policies are located in one central Web site,
readily accessible to users. Instructions for submitting a new
policy or a revision are found on the page for policy developers.
As new or revised policies are approved, they will be posted online.
Eventually, all University policies, except those for the Health
System, will be on this Web site.
Awards and achievements of faculty and staff
Don Blake, part-time outreach consultant for the Community
Relations office, received an honorary doctorate for humanitarian
service from Briarwood College in Connecticut.
Curry professor Stanley Trent and co-authors won the
Council for Exceptional Childrens annual publication award
for the article, Addressing Theory, Ethics, Power and Privilege
in Inclusion Research and Practice, in the Teacher Education
and Special Education Journal, Vol. 25, No. 1.
alumnus Alfredo J. Artiles, now at Vanderbilt University,
and U.Va. graduate assistants Kimberly Fitchett-Bazemore and Araminta
Coleman-Sorrell worked on the research.
Dr. Dorothy G. Tompkins, associate professor of clinical
psychiatric medicine at the U.Va. Health System, has been elected
fellow of the American Society of Addiction Medicine, an association
of physicians dedicated to improving the treatment of alcoholism
and other addictions.
Dr. Debra Perina, associate professor of emergency
medicine at the University Health System, has been elected to
the American Board of Emergency Medicine Board of Directors. Perinas
term begins in July and will last for four years.
Dr. Vicky Norwood, a pediatric nephrologist, has completed
a year as a fellow with the national, competitive Executive Leadership
in Academic Medicine program sponsored by Drexel University. Norwood
was supported in her nomination by Dr. Robert Chevalier, chairman
of pediatrics, and Dr. Tim Garson, vice president and dean of
the School of Medicine. She is the first participant from the
U.Va. School of Medicine in this program, established in 1996.
U.Va.s Army ROTC unit was recognized for being
in the top 15 percent of the Cadet Commands 270 units during
the 2001-02 school year. The Army looks at cadets achievements,
as well as the overall program.
Donald MacInnis, 80, of Charlottesville, died April
20. He was an associate professor emeritus of music.
1950 until his retirement from U.Va. in 1994, he taught courses
in theory and composition at the McIntire Department of Music.
He held appointments as conductor of the University of Virginia
Symphony Orchestra, the U.Va. Mens Glee Club, and later
founded and directed the University Singers.
A special graduation edition of Inside UVA will be available May
16 and distributed on Grounds for the weekend. The next regular
issue will be published May 30.