June 30, 2006
Vol. 36, Issue 12
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$6M for student aid
What teenagers want
House bill supports South Lawn
Digest
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The power of food
Charting a new course for Semester at Sea
Leaps and bounds
Joyriders vs. jaywalkers
Declaration of Independence exhibit at library open on July 4
African-American Affairs summer film series
Heritage Repertory Theatre indulges in 'Nunsense'
Fixing the hands of time
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$6M for student aid
Gift targets local students, nursing

An estate gift from the late Albemarle County educator Mortimer Y. Sutherland Jr. will provide $6 million for financial aid at the University of Virginia, including a scholarship fund for U.Va.’s School of Nursing. Full story.


What teenagers want
Allen, Pianta team up to help teachers connect with students

At a time when the federal government’s No Child Left Behind legislation is requiring teachers to be deemed “highly qualified,” University of Virginia psychology professor Joseph Allen and education professor Robert Pianta are going beyond superficial criteria to the heart and soul of the classroom. Full story.


House bill supports South Lawn

The University of Virginia’s South Lawn Project received a major boost when the U.S. House Appropriation Committee allocated $2 million for a pedestrian crossing over Jefferson Park Avenue. Full story.


 


 
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