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National Leader in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Tapped to Lead Internal Medicine at U.Va.

ROBERT M. STRIETER, M.D., nationally known pulmonary clinician and scientist, has been appointed chairman of the U.Va. Health System’s Department of Internal Medicine. Dr. Strieter currently serves as professor of medicine, pathology and pediatrics; chief of the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine; and vice chair of the Department of Medicine for Hospitalist Programs at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. Strieter will join the University on July 1. Full story.

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New Web Site Provides Instant Access to Virginia’s Demographics

Perhaps you have questions about Virginia’s population — breakdowns of age, race, sex, household type, income levels, unemployment, life expectancy, population growth. The new “Virginia demoGraphics” Web site is your answer. The site, a product of U.Va.’s Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service, is an easy-to-use resource packed with colorful, easy-to-read tables, graphs and maps, which clearly present the data that media and the public need on a daily basis. Full story.

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Exploration Occasion: J-Term Gives Students Chance to Broaden Academic Experiences

Dudley Doane Demanding course loads and commitments to extracurricular activities usually leave no time in between for students to try new things. The University’s January term, or J-Term, in session now through Jan. 16, gives students a chance to focus, specialize and submerge themselves in a single topic. “Depth rather than breadth certainly is the strength of the format,” said J-Term director Dudley Doane (left). In addition to its appealing schedule, J-Term allows for exploration beyond the bounds of U.Va. This year, six of the 30 courses are taking place away from Grounds — two of them within the United States, and four abroad. Full story.

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SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT:
Associated Press Correction — 12/02/2005
Letter to the Editor of The Daily Progress — 11/27/2005
Cavalier Daily Correction — 10/10/2005
Cavalier Daily Correction — 10/05/2005
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ALSO IN THE NEWS:
U.Va. Becomes Academic Sponsor for Semester at Sea
Ivy Foundation Gives $45 Million to Support Medical Research at U.Va.
U.Va. President John T. Casteen III Announces the Appointment of James L. Hilton as New Head of IT
 
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Governor Proposes Major Spending on Research at Virginia Colleges

Ivy Foundation Gives $45 Million to Medicine

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Late Field Goal Gives Virginia 34-31 Win in Music City Bowl


Women’s Basketball:
Virginia Rolls to a 79-63 Victory over Middle Tennessee

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Virginia Downs Hartford, 71-62


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