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Emotional Engagement Makes Married Women Happiest

MONEY DOESN’T BUY HAPPINESS — at least not for the married women who participated in a study by University of Virginia sociologists W. Bradford Wilcox (left) and Steven L. Nock (right). The study shows that, while commitment and fairness do matter in shaping the quality and character of women’s marriages, it’s the husband’s emotional engagement that is key to a woman’s wedded bliss. The study, “What’s Love Got to do With It? Equality, Equity, Commitment and Women’s Marital Quality,” appears in this month’s issue of Social Forces, one of the country’s most highly regarded journals of sociology. Full story.

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Dave Matthews Band To Be Grand Opening Event at John Paul Jones Arena

Charlottesville’s hometown favorite, Dave Matthews Band, will be the Grand Opening event for the University of Virginia’s 16,000-seat John Paul Jones Arena, appearing on both Friday, Sept. 22 and Saturday, Sept. 23. Tickets for this and other events will be available for purchase in the next several months and members of the community can sign up now for special “Keeping Up with the Joneses” email alerts by visiting the John Paul Jones Area Web site. “Keeping Up with the Joneses” allows subscribers to review upcoming events and notifies them when tickets go on sale. Full story.

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U.Va. Law Student Ryan Almstead to Receive Virginia State Bar’s Oliver W. Hill Pro Bono Award

Third-year University of Virginia law student Ryan Almstead (left), who has worked extensively in the community on behalf of low-income residents on housing, consumer and disability issues, has been named the 2006 recipient of the Virginia State Bar’s Oliver W. Hill Law Student Pro Bono Award. The award will be presented to Almstead during the 16th Annual VSB Pro Bono Conference on April 26 at U.Va.’s Miller Center of Public Affairs. Almstead is the second Virginia student to receive the award since it was established in 2002. The award is named for Oliver W. Hill, a Richmond, Va., lawyer who was instrumental in cases that desegregated public schools. Full story.

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SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT:
Washington Post Correction — 01/12/2006
Associated Press Correction — 12/02/2005
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U.Va.’s Biomedical Engineering Department Awarded $2.9 Million
U.Va. Cancer Center Receives $5 Million Gift
 
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