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Jan. 28 - Feb. 10, 2005
Vol. 35, Issue 2
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AccessUVa reaches out to Virginia community College System and greater number of low- and middle-income students
Curry partners with local school
Digest
J-Term a success
$125 million effort targets lab space, faculty recruitment and retention
A building crisis: 'What we are faced with is really quite dangerous'
The Institute on Aging - now and in the future
Institute funds pilot projects
Aging events at U.Va.
Mindfulness courses reduce stress among doctors, nurses -- lead to more compassionate patient care
Male nursing students take on 'women's work'
Documentary on former Virginia Gov. L. Douglas Wilder to premire Feb. 15
Internationally lauded pianist to perform Feb. 1
Learn about education benefits March 8

Architect Shigeru Ban wins 40th annual TJ Medal in Architecture

 

Aging Events at U.Va.

Jan. 28 - Nobel Lecture Series
Nobel Laureate, Dr. Eric Kandel, will give a lecture, "Toward a Molecular Biology of Memory and Age-related Memory Disorders" in Old Cabell Hall Auditorium at 3:30 p.m. Kandel is University Professor at the Center for Neurobiology and Behavior at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.

Feb. 3
Eric Dishman of Intel Corp. will present "From Mainframe to Personal Health Care: Inventing Wellness through Consumer Health Technologies" in Jordan Hall Auditorium at 11 a.m.

March 8
Aging 101 - Community Lecture Series
Professors Arthur Weltman and Glenn Gaesser of the Curry School of Education will give a talk on exercise and aging from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn at 1901 Emmet St. The talk is limited to 100 attendees. To reserve a space, call 434-243-5327 or email: uvaging@virginia.edu.

March 18
Distinguished Speaker Series
Dr. Ian Deary, from the University of Edinburgh, will give a talk, "A Lifetime of Intelligence: Following up the Scottish Mental Surveys of 1932 and 1947" at 3:30 p.m. in the Old Medical School Building auditorium. A reception with refreshments will follow.

March 22
Aging 101 - Community Lecture Series
Dr. Majd Alwan, Dept. of Pathology, and Prof. John Lach, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, will give a talk on aging and promising new technologies for health care of the aging from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn at 1901 Emmet St. The talk is limited to 100 attendees. To reserve a space, call 434-243-5327 or e-mail uvaging@virginia.edu.

April 5
Aging 101 - Community Lecture Series
Law professors Thomas White and Thomas Hafemeister will discuss aging and legal issues from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn at 1901 Emmet St. The talk is limited to 100 attendees. To reserve a space, call 434-243-5327 or e-mail uvaging@virginia.edu.

April 26
Symposium - "Research on Exercise and Healthy Aging."
Dr. Steven Blair, Cooper Institute, will discuss "The Importance of Physical Activity and Cardiorespiratory Fitness in Aging: What Physicians Should Tell Their Patients." Dr. William Evans, University of Arkansas, will speak on "Sarcopenia: Effects of Diet and Exercise." Dr. Edward McAuley, University of Illinois, Champaign, will lecture on "Physical Activity and Aging: Adherence, Function, and Quality of Life." The conference will be held in Jordan Hall Auditorium.

April 28-29
Mary Starke Harper, Ph.D., R.N., a leading authority on mental health and long-term care, and an advisor to four U.S. presidents, will give a lecture. Details will be announced soon.


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