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Dec. 16 - Jan. 19, 2006
Vol. 35, Issue 22
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Governor proposes major spending on research at Virginia colleges
Ivy Foundation gives $45 million to medicine

Hilton new VP and CIO

Longtime supporter Carl Smith dies
Digest
Casteen, Grossman report to senate
Women's roles & rights
Apprentice Program helps women seeking nontraditional employment
Hooville all aglow
Students share holiday spirit
Bridging cultural differences
U.Va. heart procedures give Puerto Rico charter captain new life
U.Va. to play Minnesota in Music City Bowl/tickets still available

Financial aid wokshop for employees

In case of snow ...
Joan in Wonderland
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Governor proposes major spending on research at Virginia colleges
Gov. Mark R. Warner unveiled a new partnership with higher education on Dec. 7 to enhance current research efforts and to attract the “best and brightest” to the state’s research universities. Full story
Ivy Foundation gives $45 million to medicine
The Ivy Foundation of Charlottesville has given $45 million to the Health System to expand laboratory space for biomedical research and to speed the translation of new discoveries into effective treatments and cures. The gift also will support new facilities for clinical research and patient care in the areas of cancer and children’s health. Full story
Hilton new VP and CIO
James L. Hilton, an academic known for his collaborative and entrepreneurial approach to technology, has been chosen to lead information technology at the University, President John T. Casteen III announced on Dec. 9. Full story

Longtime supporter Carl Smith dies
Carl W. Smith, one of the University’s most generous supporters, died on Thursday, Dec. 8. He was 78. Full story

 
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