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Jan. 28-30, 2005
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AccessUVa Makes It Happen

NOTHING SHOULD STAND in the way of pursuing higher education. But, for many low- and middle-income students, the aspiration to a U.Va. degree may seem far beyond their reach. Last year, a financial aid plan was created to open the University’s doors to all qualified students, regardless of economic circumstances. “AccessUVa” represents U.Va.’s strong commitment to access and affordability in higher education — and now the University has taken its commitment one step further. Changes to the program will extend AccessUVa benefits to qualified Virginia Community College System transfer students. The adjusted income guidelines will allow more eligible students the opportunity to receive a debt-free education. Full story.

Inside UVA

Shirley Menaker

One of U.Va.’s most influential female leaders, Shirley Lasch Menaker, who died Dec. 24, will be honored in a memorial service Tuesday at 2 p.m. in the University Chapel. A reception at the U.Va. Art Museum will follow. Full story.

U.Va. News Services


Behind every successful event, you will find a successful organizer. Along the way, U.Va. alumnus Stan Rosen has built a reputation as such. Rosen’s interest in music and his exceptional people skills paved the way for many successful ventures, beginning with the U.Va. Easters celebrations of yesteryear. Today, Rosen’s skills are more valuable than ever as his latest venture as innkeeper brings him in contact with people from all over the world. Full story.

Arts & Sciences

Stan Rosen
Letter to the Editor of Business Week — Dec. 6, 2004
Japanese Architect to Receive U.Va.’s Jefferson Medal
Governor Indicates Support of Charter; Initiative Gains Momentum From Legislative Study Review
Two Top Virginia Education Leaders Lend Support to Charter
Web Calendar   Toward a Molecular Biology of Memory and Age-Related Memory Disorders 
3:30 p.m., Old Cabell Auditorium • Speaker: Dr. Eric Kandel, Nobel laureate and professor at the Center for Neurobiology and Behavior of Columbia Univ. College of Physicians and Surgeons • Sponsored by U.Va.’s Institute on Aging • Information: 243-5695.

Focuses on Scholarship, Creativity and Research at U.Va.
Arts & Sciences publication features new stories and selected projects every few weeks.

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Men’s Tennis:
Cavaliers Down Old Dominion in Season Opener

Women’s Basketball:
Virginia Hosts Va. Tech in First ACC Meeting on Friday at U-Hall

Swimming & Diving:
Anderson Garners ACC Swimmer of the Week Award

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