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
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Feb. 6 forum Marks Release of Reagan Oral History Project

Ronald Reagan
Courtesy The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library

The Miller Center released the initial transcripts from the Reagan Oral History Project on Jan. 29. On Feb. 6, it will host a daylong forum to commemorate the release of this project. The forum will consist of three sessions from which a distinguished group of former Reagan administration officials and presidential scholars will lead a discussion on a series of topics about Reagan and his Presidency.

9:30–10:45 a.m.
Understanding Ronald Reagan
Peter Hannaford, Stephen Knott, James Kuhn

11 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
Reagan and Foreign Policy
Kenneth Adelman, Kiron Skinner, Peter Wallison

2–3:15 p.m.
Reagan and Domestic Policy
Fred Fielding, Edwin Meese, James Miller

The Miller Center began this project in August 2001 to capture for posterity the words of key figures in the political life of Ronald Reagan. The project includes some 45 interviews with those most closely involved in Reagan’s political career, including Cabinet members, White House staff and campaign advisors. Those interviewed include Howard Baker, James Baker III, Michael Deaver, Fred Fielding, Alexander Haig, Jeane Kirkpatrick, Edwin Meese, George Shultz and Caspar Weinberger.
For more details on the forum or project, visit http://millercenter.virginia.edu/.


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