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Duty in Iraq gives nurse new sense of mission
Time to debunk the adage that children should be seen, not heard
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Nursing School aims to deepen, diversify nursing pool

Grant to help U.Va. develop historical preservation plan
Meetings scheduled on U.Va. health plan changes
Honor System needs to be overhauled, Bloomfield tells Faculty Senate
Volunteering is Madison House passion
Board sends message with salary hikes
Lawmakers back higher education but can’t agree on how to pay for it
Tracking the railroad
Nov. 20 resource fair welcomes new faculty and staff
Writer Francine Prose comes to U.Va.
Teen grad students excel in academics

Writer Francine Prose Comes to U.Va.

Acclaimed novelist Francine Prose, the English department’s Rea visiting writer in fiction, will give an informal talk on the craft of fiction Nov. 3 and read from her work Nov. 5. Both programs are free and open to the public at 8 p.m. in the U.Va. Bookstore.

Prose’s novel, “Blue Angel,” which lampoons academic life, was a finalist for the 2000 National Book Award. Among her other works of fiction are “Guided Tours of Hell,” “Hunters & Gatherers” and “A Peaceable Kingdom.”

She’s also written nonfiction and children’s books and is a frequent reviewer and essayist for national publications. “The Lives of the Muses,” her biographical study of nine women and artists they inspired, was published last year.


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