Jan. 30-Feb. 12, 2004
Vol. 34, Issue 2
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Darden to run ethics institute
First Lady of Virginia, Lisa Collis, a leader in public service
Facilities focus of BOV’s Student Affairs meeting
Headlines @ U.Va.
Undergrad wins Mitchell Scholarship
Online COMPASS makes room reservations easy
Humans began altering global climate thousands of years ago
Xiaoming ‘Peter’ Yu
Revisiting Racial Diversity
2004 Black History Month Calendar of Events
Stem-cell researcher finds unusual ally in GOP leader
Can the spam: E-mail filter weeds out those unwanted messages
Collage glues together numerous pespectives
What’s a Didjeridu?
Mini-med school accepting applications until Feb. 27
Students drive real estate market

Mini-Med School accepting applications until Feb. 27

If you’ve always wanted to attend medical school but settled for the Discovery Channel or the novels of Robin Cook, now is your opportunity to go for free and without grades or tests — to U.Va.’s Mini-Med School. The School of Medicine is offering its seven-week program on Thursday evenings, 7-9 p.m., March 25 through May 6. The course, supported by a grant from Pfizer, brings in some of the Medical School’s most popular professors each week to discuss different topics in medicine. This year’s curriculum includes presentations on hypertension, anatomy, aging, the ups and downs of blood sugar, and the expanding tragedy called AIDS.

To apply for admission, call 924-5839 or 924-2563 or apply on the Web at www.healthsystem.virginia.edu/internet/minimed. The deadline is Feb. 27. Due to popular demand, “students” will be chosen by lottery and notified by March 15.


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