Feb. 3 - 16, 2006
Vol. 36, Issue 2
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Faculty recruitment, diversity initiatives, South Lawn project top BOV agenda
Bhangra night

Nursing gets largest gift ever

R&D prospects
Senate focus may shift
Athletics gives $25,000 to graduate student research and $25,000 to marching band
Hands-on J-Term class
Urban designer lends expertise to national initiative on New Orleans
New LGBT coordinator keeps the door open for U.Va. community, whether gay, straight or questioning
Artists share 'green' visions
U.Va. launches Society of University Families

Wayward Christian soldiers

Study correlates perceived ball size with batting average
Walter Ridley speaker series
Pinkett to discuss black intellectual entrepreneurship
Women's Center Events
Poet Carol Muske-Dukes Stars at two events on Feb. 15
Feb. 6 forum marks release of Reagan Oral History Project
Suite Jane

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Rising to the challenge
Faculty recruitment, diversity initiatives, South Lawn project top BOV agenda

Challenge — that was the common theme to emerge from the diverse reports heard at Board of Visitors committee meetings on Jan. 19 and 20. Despite the challenges, all those reporting were optimistic that U.Va. will succeed in its goals, among them faculty hiring, the South Lawn project, the $3 billion campaign and improving diversity initiatives on Grounds. Full story
Nursing gets largest gift ever
School receives $5 million for education building

With a burst of applause from nursing students, Jeanette Lancaster, the dean of the School of Nursing, announced a $5 million gift to the school from the Claude Moore Charitable Foundation of Fairfax, Va. Full story

Bhangra Night!
A powerful mix of sights, sounds and tastes from northern India came alive on Grounds Jan. 27. Full story

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