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Feb, 7, 2006
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William Walker, U.Va. associate professor of biomedical engineering, displayed the work of his Medical Ultrasound Technology Group for officials.

UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA researchers and administrators met with more than a dozen officials from the Virginia Economic Development Partnership, a department of the commonwealth’s Secretary of Commerce, on Jan. 27 to discuss local initiatives and research with the potential for attracting high-tech industry to the Charlottesville-Albemarle area. A large part of the visit, hosted by the Office of the Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies, included tours of several major U.Va. research laboratories in the Medical Center and School of Engineering and Applied Science, as well as the Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities. Full story.

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U.Va.’s Architecture Grad Program Ranked No. 3

The University of Virginia’s School of Architecture has climbed five places to No. 3 among all graduate programs in the country in the seventh annual America’s Best Architecture Schools conducted by the Design Futures Council, a global network of design professionals. The survey ranked U.Va.’s graduate program behind only Harvard and the University of Cincinnati. The same survey put U.Va. at No. 5 among Best Graduate Landscape Architecture Schools for 2005-2006. Full story.

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U.Va.’s Turner Tempers Criticism with Optimism in his State of African-American Affairs Address

M. Rick TurnerDuring his annual Black History Month address, U.Va.’s dean of the Office of African-American Affairs M. Rick Turner (left) stridently criticized what he saw as U.Va.’s failings in some aspects of diversity — a lack of black faculty and administrators and low black student enrollment — but he also described an unprecedented “serious, sustained attempt” to address the issues of diversity and equity that has made great gains in the past year. Full story.

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Washington Post Correction — 01/12/2006
Associated Press Correction — 12/02/2005
Improving Social Justice on Campuses Automatically Improves Society, Says U.Va.’s Chief Diversity Officer
School of Nursing Gets $5 Million for Education Building
Web Calendar   Faculty Author Series/Washington Papers
5 p.m., The Colonnade Club, Pavilion VII - West Lawn • Speaker: Edward Lengel, U.Va. • Information: 243-9710.

Arts & Sciences Spotlights Changing America.

Julian Bond: Teaching — and Living — a Broader American Civil Rights Narrative

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Cross Country:
Three Cavaliers Earn All-ACC Academic Honors

Virginia Wins Fifth Straight, Downs Ohio, JMU

Men’s Tennis:
No. 7 Cavaliers Defeat Michigan, 6-1

Women’s Basketball:
Virginia Falls at No. 6 Maryland, 85-71

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