March 3 - 16, 2006
Vol. 36, Issue 4
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Arras and Fuentes win SCHEV award
Kaine to speak at finals

U.Va. tapped for innovative bioengineering partnership

Semester at Sea: Gies selected as U.Va.'s first academic dean
What wives want: Study finds commitment to marriage, emotional engagement key to wives' happiness
Darden's India program
Passing the baton: French now assists international community with immigration affairs
Last ball in U-Hall
Loncke's research helps people overcome speech problems
Poet Giovanni headlines Hues Conference
Acclaimed authors to discuss suffering

D'earth, Free Bridge Quintet jazz up orchestra

Geraldine Ferraro to speak
Ted Kennedy Keynote Speaker
Peace Corps to honor U.Va., volunteers March 15
'Edge of Empire' wins Duff Cooper Prize

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Arras and Fuentes win SCHEV award

Bioethicist John D. Arras and atmospheric scientist José D. Fuentes were honored by Virginia Gov. Timothy M. Kaine on Feb. 23 during a ceremony at the Library of Virginia in Richmond for their excellence in teaching, research, knowledge integration and public service as recipients of the 2006 Outstanding Faculty Award, administered by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV). Full story
Kaine to speak at Finals
Virginia Gov. Timothy M. Kaine will be the commencement speaker at the University of Virginia’s Final Exercises on Sunday, May 21, President John T. Casteen III announced on Monday. As part of the 177th U.Va. commencement, Gov. Kaine will speak on the Lawn at 10 a.m., following the traditional academic procession. Full story

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U.Va. tapped for innovative bioengineering partnership

The Department of Biomedical Engineering is among a select group of bioengineering departments nationwide to receive a Wallace H. Coulter Foundation Translational Partners Award. Full story

Semester at Sea
Gies selected as U.Va.’s first academic dean
David T. Gies, Commonwealth Professor of Spanish, has been named the University’s first academic dean for a Semester at Sea voyage and will direct the 2007 summer program. Full story
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Last Ball in U-Hall: The last regular season men’s basketball game in U-Hall is scheduled for March 5 against Maryland. The women’s team played their final game on Feb. 27 giving U-Hall a proper goodbye with an 83-64 win over Clemson. For more on U-Hall click here .


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