June 11-24, 2004
Vol. 34, Issue 11
Back Issues
Reunions Weekend 2004
Gilliam’s sense of place
Pay raises
Headlines @ U.Va.
Outstanding employees
Years of service
Doctor remembers Ronald Reagan
Klarman: WWII, not Brown, catalyst for Civil Rights Movement
Learning abroad: Becoming citizens of the world
Heritage Repertory Theatre now in 30th season
Reality TV wants you: Get political with Larry Sabato
Holidays for 2004
Attic find sheds light on life of WWI nurse
Digest — U.Va. Top News Daily
Virginia goalie Andrea Pfeiffer (11) receives congratulations
Virginia goalie Andrea Pfeiffer (11) receives congratulations by her teammates after winning the MVP award at the NCAA Division l women's lacrosse championship game. Virginia won over Princeton 10-4.

U.Va. women’s lacrosse team routs Princeton for national title
It was their turn. One year after watching the Cavalier men’s lacrosse team win an NCAA title, and 11 since capturing their last banner in 1993, the U.Va. women’s lacrosse team routed previously undefeated Princeton on May 23 to win the 2004 national championship. The All-Tournament Team consisted of Caitlin Banks, Elizabeth Pinney, Nikki Lieb, Amy Appelt and most valuable player Andrea Pfeiffer. (May 25-26)

Researchers unlock one of red wine’s secrets
Over the years, there have been many studies linking the moderate drinking of red wine with some health benefits. Now researchers may have discovered an explanation for red wine’s cancer-preventive qualities: resveratrol, a chemical found in grape skins that inhibits the growth of cancer cells. (May 27)

Gene can predict prognosis for bladder cancer
The American Cancer Society predicts more than 60,000 new
cases of bladder cancer will occur in the U.S. this year, resulting in over 12,000 deaths. Researchers in U.Va.’s Health System have discovered that a gene linked to the spread of cancer can predict the severity of bladder cancer and the survival rate of patients with the disease. (June 3)


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