Aug. 29-Sept. 12, 2003
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U.S. News ranks U.Va. No. 1 public
William Pease to lead U.Va.’s marching band
Digest — U.Va. News Daily
Headlines @ U.Va.
For Dom Starsia, the summer of his content

ACC looks beyond athletics with Traveling Scholars Program

‘A great ride’ comes to a smooth landing
Reynolds puts love of numbers to work for University
New orthopaedic surgery chair focuses on today’s broken bones, tomorrow’s new legs
Breast Care Center offers high-tech health, warm environment
Appalachian clinic draws record crowd
Positive spin keeps wheels turning at Parking & Transportation
Bus schedule, escort changes enhance safety
Visa problems take toll on international students
Summer session office losing longtime leader
From bugs to satellites: A symposium on the limits of landscape
McCormick Observatory offers ‘Mars Mania’
All moved in
Pluses and minuses fill balance sheet of Luckson Hove’s life
Transfer students get early start at building community
Digest — U.Va. News Daily
Photo by Matt Kelly
Peter O’Shea, a landscape architect with the firm that is designing the Groundswalk, points out the route to a group of U.Va.’s neighbors.

Neighbors give thumbs up to Groundswalk plans
A new walking path that may bring large numbers of pedestrians past the fringes of one’s property would understandably be of concern. But residents whose property
abuts the Groundswalk, currently under construction near Lambeth Field, applauded the University’s plans Aug. 11 during a tour of the route. (U.Va. News Services, Aug. 13)

U.Va. at the heart of international cardiology training
Heart disease is the No. 1 killer worldwide and the leading cause of mortality in every region of the world except for sub-Saharan Africa. So the need for top-notch education of cardiologists worldwide is clear. Last year, the U.Va. Health System, through its Center for Global Health, brought in more than 100 doctors from all over the world — including China, Italy, Kazakhstan, Korea, Russia and Ukraine — to expose them to American-style cardiology.
(Medical AlumNews, Aug. 7)

School leaders getting help in pilot partnership
Buses, budgets, curricula, cafeterias, parents, politicians, teachers, tests — oh yeah, let’s not forget the kids. Running a school system is not all academic, and on many levels it’s like running a big company. But administrators seeking to develop their leadership skills have had few resources until this summer. Administrators from Florida came to U.Va. to take advantage of a pilot program that combines the business savvy of the Darden School with the educational expertise of the Curry School. (U.Va. News Services, July 9)

Americans cooler despite rise in summer temperatures
One of the consequences that scientists predict will result from global warming is a steady increase in heat-related deaths. But while the mercury has indeed been rising across the U.S. in the last three decades, a new U.Va. study of heat-related mortality in 28 U.S. cities finds that heat-related deaths are decreasing —substantially. (U.Va. News Services, July 30)

Occupational Health moves to new home
U.Va.’s Occupational Health Clinic has relocated to new quarters on t
he second floor of the Virginia Ambulatory Surgery Center on 15th Street S.W. Occupational Health’s services and staffing have not changed. (U.Va. News Services, July 4)


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