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Feb. 19, 2004
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Sen. John Warner  
U.Va. Alumnus, U.S. Senator John Warner, To Give Commencement Address in May

U.S. SENATOR John Warner will take center stage as U.Va.’s 175th commencement speaker on May 16 during the University’s Final Exercises. Warner, a 1953 graduate of U.Va.’s School of Law, is a Virginia Republican currently serving his fifth term in the Senate. Prior to his election, Warner conducted government-to-government negotiations, served as a Department of Defense representative and was Secretary of the Navy. Full story.

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U.Va. Study Shows That Real Income for Married Couples Dropped in 2001

After six consecutive years of gains, median adjusted gross income for married couples took a dip in 2001. A new report by U.Va.’s Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service shows that a 1.9 percent income growth rate could not keep pace with a 2.8 percent annual inflation rate, causing a loss. “The main reason for the drop was the reversal of fortune for persons who had previously benefited from the stock market boom,” said John L. Knapp, the center’s director of business and economics research. Full story.

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Bolstering of U.Va.’s Science and Engineering Pivotal

A five-year, $126 million program designed to strengthen science and engineering at the University was the topic of a policy discussion led by U.Va. President John T. Casteen III at a recent Board of Visitors meeting. As part of a strategy to position the University as an internationally pre-eminent research institution in science and technology, board members were presented with a detailed plan for targeting research opportunities, including specific goals and objectives, along with funding and measurement guidelines. Full story.

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Sent to the Cavalier Daily — Feb. 18, 2004
Letter to Tar Heel Daily Editor — Feb. 18, 2004
Printed in the Daily Progress — Feb. 8, 2004
Letter to Cavalier Daily Editors — Feb. 5, 2004
Corrections from the Daily Progress — Jan. 25, 2004
Letter to Channel 29 News Editors — Jan. 28, 2004
Daily Progress: Change Wouldn’t Be That Extreme — Jan. 28, 2004
Newsweek Correction: U.Va.'s Law and Darden Schools Financially Self-Sufficient, Not Private — Jan. 29, 2004

Protect Your Computer Against Viruses: ITC Offers Free Service
U.Va. Offers Bold, New Financial Aid Plan
U.Va. Alumnus, Professional Football Player Tiki Barber to Speak at Valediction

Web Calendar   UVA NewsMakers/A Conversation: Dr. Dorothy Height and Julian Bond
Thurs., 9 p.m.; Fri., noon, on television: Charlottesville Public Access Ch. 13 • Speakers: Dr. Dorothy Height, civil rights leader, and Julian Bond, U.Va. • Previously taped event.

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Highlights U.Va.’s New Financial Aid Plan.

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A Bold Plan

‘Access’ Draws Praise

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Men’s Basketball:
Cavs Fall to FSU, 76-57

Joe Koshansky Named ACC Player of the Week

Groh Names Two Assistant Coaches

Women’s Basketball:
Cavaliers Battle Against No. 4 Duke Tonight

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