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

Nursing gets largest gift ever

R&D prospects
Digest
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

 

Poet Carol Muske-Dukes Stars at Two Events On Feb. 15

Carol Muske-Dukes
Phoro by Audie England

Award-winning poet Carol Muske-Dukes will visit U.Va. on Feb. 15 to give a presentation about her writing at 12:30 p.m. in the Jordan Hall Conference Center and to give a public reading of her new work at 8 p.m. at the U.Va. Bookstore. Both events are free and open to the public.

Muske-Dukes’ presentation, titled “By Heart,” and co-sponsored by the Center for Humanism in Medicine and U.Va.’s Creative Writing Program, will explore love, grief, the marriage of two artists, the gift of poetry and the fragility of life itself.

She is the author of 13 books including seven volumes of poetry, two collections of essays and four novels. Her most recent book of poems, “Sparrow” (2003), influenced by the sudden death of her husband, actor David Dukes, was a finalist for the National Book Award.


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