Feb. 3 - 16, 2006
Vol. 36, Issue 2
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IN THIS ISSUE
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

 

Women’s Center Events Spring 2006 http://www.womenscenter.virginia.edu

February 23
Balancing Personal and Professional Roles
Where: Harrison Institute/Small Special Collections Library Auditorium, 6-8 p.m.
Panel discusses challenges of work-life balance and intersections with gender, race and class. National speaker Jessica DeGroot, founder of the Third Path Institute, dedicated to work-family concerns and providing families with practical solutions, will join University panelists, including faculty public policy professor Steven Rhoads, author of “Taking Sex Differences Seriously,” and U.Va. economist Amalia Miller.
R.S.V.P. by Feb. 9. to: Stephanie Lambrecht, sml6r@virginia.edu or 982-2911
Cosponsor: Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Advancement

March 18
Sixth Annual HUES Black Women’s Leadership Conference
Featuring: Poet Nikki Giovanni, keynote speaker
Where: Newcomb Hall, 9.30 a.m.-1.30 p.m.
Register to 243-2986 or woc-hues@virginia.edu

March 29
No!: A Documentary
Where: Wilson Hall Auditorium, 7 p.m.
Through testimonies from black women survivors, commentaries from acclaimed African-American women scholars and community leaders, archival footage, spirited music, dance and performance poetry, “No!” unveils the reality of rape, other forms of sexual violence and healing in African- American communities.
Cosponsors: Black Student Alliance, United Sisters and LGBT Resource Center

April 4
“Rosey’s Story”
Where: McLeod Auditorium, 8 p.m.
One-woman performance starring Obie Award-winner Julie Portman with live music composed and performed by Paul Reisler of Trapezoid 

April 6
Take Back the Night march, rally and speak-out
Where: Lee Park, Market St. to University’s amphitheater, 6 p.m.

April 11
Distinguished Alumna 2006: Dawn Staley
Where: Rotunda Dome Room, 1:30 p.m., reception, 3 p.m.
The Women’s Center honors Dawn Staley, former U.Va. women’s basketball star, three-time Olympic Gold medalist, highly acclaimed college head coach and current WNBA player. Students and community members will have an opportunity to meet her.

April 13
iris Issue #52 Release Party
Where: Twisted Branch Tea Bazaar, 7-10 p.m.
Published by the Women’s Center in conjunction with an internship co-sponsored with the Studies in Women and Gender Program

On Going
2006 National Symposium on Women and Politics
Speakers and events throughout the year. See schedule at http://www.centerforpolitics.org/programs/nss/



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