Nov. 18- Dec. 1, 2005
Vol. 35, Issue 20
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Engineering gift will advance IT
Good teachers: Testing won't determine them, Pianta says

Twenty Sorensen grads elected

Bruner named Darden dean
Digest
Duren celebrates centenary
The past and future of public health
What's in the stars for McCormick Observatory?
Exploring space
Modern-day Galileos ponder Saturn's magnetosphere
'When you get a chance to help, help'
'In/Justice' a festival blockbuster
Fifth annual lighting of the Lawn
'Destination: West Main' Exhibit
Organic music
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Bruner Named Darden Dean

President John T. Casteen III announced Nov. 15 the appointment of Robert F. Bruner as dean of the Darden Graduate School of Business Administration. Full story
Engineering Will Advance IT
With engineering identified as one of the top strategic priorities for the University, a lead gift from the Rice Family Foundation to the School of Engineering and Applied Science promises to transform the school’s ability to excel in the vital area of information technology. Full story
Good Teachers
Testing Won't Determine Them, Pianta Says

With a federal deadline looming at the end of the 2005-2006 school year, all public school teachers will need to be assessed state by state to see if they are “highly qualified” under the definition included in the federal legislation, “No Child Left Behind.” They’ll probably be tested on the subject they teach. Full story

Twenty Sorensen Grads Elected
Twenty graduates of the Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership were elected to office in Virginia in the Nov. 8 elections. Full story
Photo by Dan Addison
Fall is in full color. As the semester winds down, here are some important dates to keep in mind: U.Va. will be closed on Nov. 24 and 25 for the Thanksgiving holiday. Classes will end on Dec. 6. Exams will run Dec. 8 through 16, with no exams on Dec. 11 or 14.

 


 
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