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March 2, 2006
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John Pepper  
Oh Deer:

CAUTION: DEER HUNTING can be morally hazardous to your health. Not only is hunting deer big business in the United States every year, it is also a way to keep the deer population under control. Hunting regulations are needed both to moderate the relationship between the deer and the environment and to promote hunter safety. But government regulations designed to manage the size of deer herds may have an unintended impact on hunter safety, according to new research from University of Virginia associate professor of economics John Pepper (left). Full story.

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Faculty Senate Discussion Includes Semester at Sea Program, Tuition Waiver
The Semester at Sea program dominated much of the University of Virginia’s Faculty Senate meeting on Feb. 28. Vice President and Provost Gene D. Block outlined how U.Va. assumed sponsorship of the more than 40-year-old program, which will fill a niche in the University’s foreign studies program and increase U.Va.’s international recognition.
“I am optimistic this will be an outstanding U.Va. venture,” Block said. In other business, President John T. Casteen III said the administration is investigating a tuition waiver at U.Va. for children of faculty, a senate concern. Full story.

U.Va. News Services

The Virginia Quarterly ReviewThe Virginia Quarterly Review at the University of Virginia has won the Phoenix Award for Significant Editorial Achievement in a robust contest for journals that have recently undergone dramatic and significant improvements for the period from 2003 to 2005. The award from the Council of Editors of Learned Journals stated that VQR won because it “extends the notion of what an academic journal is and can do.” VQR “truly has arrived at the boundary between an academic and a high-brow trade publication” as it reinvented itself “with imaginative panache.” Full story.

Inside UVA

Washington Post Correction — 01/12/2006
Associated Press Correction — 12/02/2005
Dave Matthews Band To Be Grand Opening Event at John Paul Jones Arena
U.Va.’s Biomedical Engineering Department Awarded $2.9 Million
U.Va. Cancer Center Receives $5 Million Gift
Web Calendar   Trafficking of Monocyte-derived Cells into and out of Atherosclerotic Plaques
Noon, Cardiovascular Research Center • Speaker:Gwendalyn J. Randolph, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine • Part of U.Va.’s Robert M Berne Cardiovascular Research Center Seminar Series • Information: 243-6363.

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