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Jan. 20 - Feb. 2, 2006
Vol. 36, Issue 1
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Two win Mitchells
Journal touts U.Va.'s black student graduation rate

U.Va. becomes home port for Semester at Sea program

Digest
Don't think twice, it's all right
Welcoming a new director
Faulders to lead Alumni Association
The University's 2005 year in review
Not-so-random encounters
'Preserving Our Past, Capturing Our Future'

Nobel Prize-Winning physiologist Ferid Murad to speak on Jan. 25

New way to North Grounds
Last ball in U-Hall
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Two win Mitchells
Two U.Va. graduates, Aaron M. Kurman (Class of 2005) and Margaret M. Brennan (Class of 2002), are among the 12 national recipients of the 2006-2007 George J. Mitchell Scholarship. Full story
'Most Impressive'
Journal touts U.Va.'s black-student graduation rate

U.Va. has the highest graduation rate of African-American students among the group of 25 top-rated public universities known as the “Public Ivies,” according to a Jan. 13 article in The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education. Full story

Study aboard
U.Va. becomes home port for Semester at Sea Program

The University will become the academic home for the highly regarded Semester at Sea program beginning with the 2006 summer session as part of a new partnership between U.Va. and the Institute for Shipboard Education. Full story

 
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