March 17 - 30, 2006
Vol. 36, Issue 5
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IN THIS ISSUE
U.Va.'s minimum hourly pay rate jumps to $9.37
Medical Center makes changes to its compensation system

Dworkin, Zumthor TJ Foundation Medalists

Parking rates to rise June 1
SimMan
Digest
Preparing for future faculty needs to begin now
Balancing act
In search of excellence
Faculty Senate awards $100,000
Faculty senators discuss Semestar at Sea
Spanish creative writing course makes its debut
Series gives first-hand reports from frontiers of biodiversity and conservation science

Dove wins international award

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U.Va.’s minimum hourly pay rate jumps to $9.37
The University’s minimum hiring rate will jump from $8.88 per hour to $9.37 per hour in response to a market study that found rising entry-level wages in the Charlottesville area, President John T. Casteen III announced on March 7. Full story
Medical Center makes changes to its compensation system
The U.Va. Medical Center announced changes to compensation on March 8 that will benefit a majority of its employees.
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Dworkin, Zumthor TJ Foundation Medalists
Ronald M. Dworkin, the Frank Henry Sommer Professor of Law at the New York University School of Law and also professor of jurisprudence at Oxford University, is the recipient of the 2006 Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal in Law. Peter Zumthor, the internationally acclaimed architect known for an extreme attention to craft and detail, has won the 41st annual Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal in Architecture. Full story

Parking rates to rise June 1
Beginning June 1, parking rates will rise by $1 a month for those who park in commuter lots and by $4 a month for those in University “reserved” and “premium reserved” lots, Rebecca White, director of Parking and Transportation, announced this week. Full story
Photo by Dan Addison
If this week’s warm weather, the daffodils in bloom and students studying in the gardens are any indication, spring has arrived on Grounds (though it doesn’t offically begin until March 20).

 


 
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