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Feb. 2, 2006
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Qian Cai  

QIAN CAI, an internationally known expert in population studies, has been appointed the new director of the Demographics and Workforce section at the University of Virginia’s Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service. “We are fortunate to attract a distinguished demographer with Qian Cai’s (pronounced “chien tsai”) expertise in research and analysis. Cai has a commitment to providing practical data for public policy leaders in Virginia,” said John P. Thomas, director of the Cooper Center. Full story.

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‘Super Saturday’ Financial Aid Workshop for High Schoolers this Weekend

High school students and their parents will learn the steps needed to complete financial aid forms during the hands-on “Super Saturday" Financial Aid Workshop at Albemarle High School in Charlottesville on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Participants will also have the opportunity to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid online with assistance from financial aid counselors. The event, sponsored by the Virginia Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators, the University of Virginia and Piedmont Virginia Community College, is open to all students, whether or not they plan to attend either U.Va. or PVCC and regardless of their age or class year. Full story.

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Alan Cox
Weekend Symphony Concert at U.Va. Delivers Double Dose

The Charlottesville and University Symphony Orchestra will present two performances of its “Resounding Spirits” concert featuring renowned flutist Alan Cox (above) performing Bach’s Concerto in D minor, on Saturday at 8 p.m. and on Sunday at 3:30 p.m. in Old Cabell Hall. Cox’s distinguished career includes terms as principal flute of the American Sinfonietta and solo piccolo of the Metropolitan Opera. Also featured will be the Virginia premiere of renowned composer Joan Tower’s new work “Made in America.” Tickets range from $11-$25 and can be purchased at the Cabell Hall Box Office weekdays from noon to 5 p.m. at (434) 924-3984.

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Washington Post Correction — 01/12/2006
Associated Press Correction — 12/02/2005
School of Nursing Gets $5 Million for Education Building
Ivy Foundation Gives $45 Million to Support Medical Research at U.Va.
Web Calendar   Issues of Race at Predominantly White Institutions
2 p.m., Harrison Institute/Small Special Collections Library Auditorium • Speaker: William Harvey, U.Va.’s chief officer for Diversity and Equity • Information: 243-1776.

Celebrates 100 Years.

Magazine is published twice a year by the Curry School of Education Foundation.

A Century of Service

Reflections: Four Deans Look Back

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Women’s Basketball:
Virginia Hosts Tech in Commonwealth Challenge Game on Thursday

Swimming & Diving:
Crippen and Gordon Sweep ACC Swimming Honors

Men’s Tennis:
Somdev Devvarman Named ACC Player of the Week

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