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Dec. 2 - 15, 2005
Vol. 35, Issue 21
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Stem cells
Preserving the past planning the future

Options abound for public transit commuting

Students build liyes after Katrina
World-renowned german author, jurist and law professor to speak
Symphony and singers premiere family holiday concert
History lessons


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Katie CouricU.Va. Lawnie Gets Surprise Visit From Alumna Katie Couric
This past weekend, Katie Couric (left), co-anchor of NBC’s “The Today Show,” along with her two daughters, visited the room on the Lawn where Katie once lived as head resident adviser. The U.Va. Class of ’79 Alumna poses here with current U.Va. student Jenni Allen, who now occupies Couric’s old room. Allen thought she had been on the receiving end of a prank on Friday when she discovered a note from Couric on her door. But, sure enough, Couric returned later in the day. (Nov. 29)



North goundsConnector Road to Open Early; John Paul Jones Arena on Time
Motorists traveling eastbound on the U.S. 250 bypass will be glad to know that work on the U.Va. North Grounds Connector (right), linking Massie Road with U.S. 250, will be completed in January, five months ahead of schedule, according to Leonard W. Sandridge, U.Va.’s executive vice president and chief operating officer. Sandridge gave an overview of the new road’s progress, which will serve as the main entrance to the new John Paul Jones Arena, at the Nov. 17 meeting of the Planning and Coordination Council, which includes representatives of U.Va., the City of Charlottesville and Albemarle County. (Nov. 23)


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