2001| Spring 2002
| Summer/Fall 2002
Dr. Hallam Hurt (Medicine '71), professor of pediatrics at the Jefferson
Medical College in Philadelphia and a much-honored neonatologist,
receives the Women's Center's Distinguished Alumna Award.
Robert S. Harris, an expert on corporate finance who joined the
Darden School's faculty in 1988, becomes the school's seventh dean.
A former vice president and chief learning officer for United Technologies
Corporation, he served as Darden's associate dean for faculty.
The Miller Center of Public Affairs publishes transcripts of secret
tapes from the Kennedy White House that document the president's
handling of the Cuban missile and Mississippi civil rights crises.
The McIntire School of Commerce announces it will offer a master's
degree program in Information Technology to students in Northern
Virginia starting in spring 2002.
At Fall Convocation, Larry Sabato (College '74), the Robert Kent
Gooch Professor of Politics, receives the Thomas Jefferson Award,
the University's highest honor.
The University celebrates completion of the $3.5 million restoration
of Pavilion VII, the oldest building on the Lawn and home of the
In conjunction with the fourteenth annual Virginia Film Festival,
University artists present the Fringe Festival, three weeks of exhibitions
and performances at a downtown warehouse. Marc L. Abraham (College
'71) speaks at the first Darden Producers Forum on the financing
of his blockbuster film The Spy Game.
Dr. Francis S. Collins (College '70), head of the National Human
Genome Research Institute, speaks to a full house of students and
faculty at the Newcomb Hall Theater.
Alice Goodwin and William H. Goodwin, Jr. (Darden '66), make the
first of two gifts totaling nearly $10 million to accelerate clinical
trials of promising cancer treatments.
R. Edward Freeman receives the Beyond Grey Pinstripes 2001 Faculty
Pioneer Award for Lifetime Achievement from the Aspen Institute
Initiative for Social Innovation and the World Resources Institute.
Mr. Freeman is the Elis and Signe Olsson Professor of Business Administration
and director of the Darden School's Olsson Center for Applied Ethics.
Thousands of students gather for the first-ever Lighting of the
Lawn. More than 21,000 white lights outline the Lawn's columns,
balconies, and balustrades.
The University of Virginia Art Museum wins accreditation from the
American Association of Museums.