Jan. 14 - 27, 2005
Vol. 35, Issue 1
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IN THIS ISSUE
Legislative study committee's review gives Charter initiative momentum
One of U.Va.'s most influential women leaders dies
Digest
Two top Virginia education leaders expand Charter to include all of higher education
The Charter initiative
VCCS chancellor embraces Charter ideas
Lawmakers await final Charter proposal
Q & A
Faculty Senate oks position statement on Charter
Kent works to develop even safer automobile restraints
African-American Heritage Month 2005
Martin Luther King Jr.'s "Beloved Community"

"Mapping a Day in the Life" opens Feb. 1

Nobel Laureate to speak on aging
You're invited: The study abroad fair
Architecture students share study abroad experiences using Internet knowlege

 

African-American Heritage Month 2005
A Rich Tapestry: celebrating the complexities of black culture

elaine brown
This year’s African-American Heritage Month includes a conversation with Elaine Brown, the only woman to lead the Black Panther Party, at 7 p.m. on Jan. 25 in Old Cabell Hall.

African-American Heritage Month kicks off Jan. 24, with a variety of events, scheduled by the Office of African-American Affairs. For information, visit www.virginia.edu/oaaa/calendar2005.htm.

Monday, Jan. 24
Clark Hall 108, 7 p.m.
Film: “Boycott”

Tuesday, Jan. 25
Old Cabell Hall, 7 p.m.
Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Commemoration
• Featuring Elaine Brown, president of Fields of Flowers and director of political affairs for the
National Alliance for Radical Prison Reform

Wednesday, Jan. 26
Gilmer 130, 7 p.m.
“Looking Forward: Minorities in Politics”
• Featuring U.Va. professor Corey Walker, U.Va. professor Lynn Sanders and Joshua Scott

Thursday, Jan. 27
Physics 204, 7 p.m.
Connecting Communities Presentation
• Featuring U.Va. student Jade Craig

Wednesday, Feb. 2
Rotunda, Dome Room, 7 p.m.
“State of African-American Affairs”
• Featuring Rick Turner, dean, Office of
African-American Affairs

Monday, Feb. 7
Clark 108, 7 p.m.
Connecting Communities Presentation
• Featuring U.Va. student Jade Craig

Tuesday, Feb. 8

Minor Hall Auditorium, 7 p.m.
“This Far By Faith: The Role of the Black Church in the Black Community Yesterday and Today”
• Featuring Bruce Beard, pastor of First Baptist Transformation Ministries

Thursday, Feb. 10
Gilmer Hall 190, 7 p.m.
“A Community in Crisis: HIV/AIDS and
African-American Women”
• Featuring Nan Brown, founder &
executive director,The Way of the Cross
Development Corporation; Vicky Squires, AIDS Testing Services; and Dr. Greg Townsend,
Infectious Diseases

Monday, Feb. 14
Clark Hall 108, 6 p.m.
“Profiting the People: Giving Back Through
Non-Profit Work”
• Featuring representatives from local and
national nonprofit and public service
organizations

Tuesday, Feb. 15
Minor Hall Auditorium, 7 p.m.
“The Truth Shall Set You Free: A Panel Discussion on the Potential Political Power of Organized Religion” • Featuring U.Va. professor Corey Walker, Rachael Eitches and Minister David Muhammed

Wednesday, Feb. 16
Newcomb Hall Theater, 8 p.m.
“I am a Man: Black Male Masculinity in America Today!” • A documentary hosted by the
filmmaker, Byron Hurt

Friday, Feb. 18

Kaleidoscope Center, Newcomb Hall, 8 p.m.
“The Power of the Word: Spoken Word Slam”

Saturday, Feb. 19
Darden School, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
HUES Black Women’s Leadership Conference
• “Marking and Making Milestones: Developing and Empowering Black Women”

Monday, Feb. 21
Kaleidoscope Center, Newcomb Hall, 7 p.m.
“Black Shadows on the Silver Screen”
• Featuring U.Va. professor Daniel Leftowitz

Tuesday, Feb. 22
Minor Hall Auditorium, 7 p.m.
“Establishing a Financial Legacy”
• Featuring Lee Jenkins, president and CFO, investment advisory firm Lee Jenkins Financial

Wednesday, Feb. 23

“A Conversation with Black Men”
• Featuring Rick Turner, dean, Office of African-American Affairs, who will facilitate a conversation with men about the challenges and
responsibilities of being a black man.

Thursday, Feb. 24
Wilson Hall Auditorium, 7 p.m.
“Leadership and Activism in the New Black America”

Saturday, Feb. 26
Student Activities Building, 11 p.m.
“Rent Party”

Monday, Feb. 28
Newcomb Hall Theater, 8 p.m.
Motivational Speaker: Coach Ken Carter



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