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Vol. 35, Issue 16
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Harvey first VP & chief officer for diversity & equity
Casteen, Board's diversiity commitrtee condemn acts of prejudice

Rainey to lead $3 billion campaign

Darden: 50 years of developing business leaders
Letter to editor
Digest
Two professors plan to watch their former student rocket into space
Beta bridge art project counters intolerance
Belanger wins MacArthur fellowship
Advisers coach student-athletes to compete in the classroom
University buses to run on biodiesel fuel
Student's vegetable-oil-powered car makes it from Virginia to Alaska and back
Rheuban receives Zintl Award
The price of education

 

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ground breaking Tim Garson
Photographs by Dan Addison
President John T. Casteen III and others (left) break ground for the new Carter-Harrison Research Building on Sept. 19. Dr. Arthur “Tim” Garson (right) speaks during the ceremony.

U.Va. Breaks Ground for New Medical Research Building
U.Va. President John T. Casteen III was one of many who participated in the Sept. 16 groundbreaking for a new medical science building. Devoted to research on infectious diseases, immunology, vaccine therapy, cancer and other areas of biomedicine, the $70.7 million, 102,000-square-foot facility will be named the Carter-Harrison Research Building to honor two families who have provided generous support for the project. “By enabling us to expand our programs in science and biomedicine, the Carter-Harrison Research Building will address one of the University’s highest priorities,” Casteen said. (Sept. 19)


Abdulaziz SachedinaNew Iranian President Reflects People’s Desire for Change, Says U.Va. Professor Abdulaziz Sachedina
Iran is undergoing a transformation, clearly illustrated not only by the election of a new president other than one favored by the country’s religious leadership, but also by an increased show of support for democracy and advances being made by Iranian women. Abdulaziz Sachedina, Ball Professor of Islamic Studies at U.Va. and a visiting fellow at Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran, discussed the meaning of the Iranian elections during a lecture on Sept. 1 in the Rotunda Dome Room. (Sept. 8)


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