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Markus A. Weisner  
U.Va. Student Markus Weisner Wins Prestigious Mitchell Scholarship; Will Live and Study in Ireland

MARKUS A. WEISNER, a fourth-year student in U.Va.’s School of Engineering and Applied Science, is one of 12 recipients of a 2005-2006 George J. Mitchell Scholarship. The award recognizes the outstanding academic excellence, leadership and community service of young Americans. Weisner will live and study in Ireland for one year, pursing a degree in fire safety practice at Trinity College in Dublin. This is the third consecutive year that a U.Va. student has received a Mitchell Scholarship. Full story.

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IEN Receives Grant to Help With Elizabeth River Revitalization

U.Va.’s Institute for Environmental Negotiation has received a two-year, $150,000 grant from the Andrus Family Fund to provide consensus-building and facilitation services for communities that are looking to restore contaminated sites. The first project is the Money Point Revitalization Initiative on the Elizabeth River. IEN, with the assistance of the Community Mediation Center of Southeastern Virginia, will be working with the Elizabeth River Project, industrial landowners, residents, the City of Chesapeake, and others for the environmental restoration and redevelopment of Money Point. Full story.

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Martin Luther King Jr.’s ‘Beloved Community’: Marsh’s New Book Examines ‘Christian Left’

“The Beloved CoSo much is heard about the Christian Right, but what about those from the other side? Though the Christian Left is an active ally in helping transform the country’s social problems, the force is vastly overlooked. In his new book, “The Beloved Community: How Faith Shapes Social Justice, from the Civil Rights Movement to Today,” U.Va. professor of religious studies Charles Marsh looks at how Christians influenced the American Civil Rights Movement in the 1950s and 1960s, and how the faith-based movement of today continues to pursue social justice and civil rights. Full story.

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Letter to the Editor of Business Week — Dec. 6, 2004

Governor Indicates Support of Charter; Initiative Gains Momentum From Legislative Study Review
Two Top Virginia Education Leaders Lend Support to Charter
U.Va. Releases Statements Regarding Sexual Assault Policy
Web Calendar   Shades of Black: Photography by Wayne Quilliam
On exhibit through Jan. 29, Kluge-Ruhe Collection, 400 Peter Jefferson Place • Hours: Tues.-Sat., 9 a.m.-3 p.m. • Free and open to the public • Information: 244-0234.

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Profiles U.Va. Researchers Who Lead the Way to a Cure for Diabetes.

The alumni magazine for U.Va.’s School of Medicine.

U.Va. Physician Scientists Lead Diabetes Research and Patient Care

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Cavaliers Open Season Ranked No. 10

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