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Jonathan Robbins Becomes the University’s Eighth Student to Win the Prestigious Luce Scholarship

A GLOBAL HEALTH SCHOLAR with an eye on a career in international health policy, U.Va. student Jonathan Robbins is one of 15 winners of the 2005 Luce Scholarship. Designed to increase awareness of Asia among future leaders in the United States, the scholarship will provide Robbins with a $22,000 stipend and housing allowance for a year’s stay in Asia or Southeast Asia working in the public health field. Full story.

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Weekend Conference to Examine Long-Standing Conflict in Colombia

Through the renewal of a federal grant administered by the Ryan White Title III program of the Department of Health and Human Services, U.Va.’s Infectious Diseases Clinic will be able to improve and expand the services provided to more than 700 HIV/AIDS patients. The funding — $2.15 million over five years — will benefit services such as early health care intervention, primary care, education, transportation, counseling, testing, and treatment. Full story.

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Gillen Steps Down as Men’s Basketball Coach; Search is Now Under Way For His Replacement

Pete GillenPete Gillen (right), head coach for U.Va.’s men’s basketball, stepped down Monday from the position he has held for the past seven years. After the team’s 2004-2005 season, Gillen felt the time was right to step aside, according to Craig K. Littlepage, U.Va.’s director of athletics. “There is, however, a solid foundation in place provided by Pete and his staff. We have good young players in the program who will provide us the opportunity for success,” said Littlepage. Full story.

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SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT:
Correction Printed in The Daily Progress — Feb. 10, 2005
Cavalier Daily Clarification — Feb. 7, 2005
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ALSO IN THE NEWS TODAY:
Governor Appoints Three to U.Va.’s Board: Reappoints Farrell
U.Va.’s Philip Zelikow Appointed Counselor of the U.S. Department of State
Professor Larry Sabato Makes Good on Promise; Gives $1 Million to U.Va.
Alumni to Deliver Valediction, Commencement Addresses
 
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12:30 p.m., Jordan Hall Conference Center Auditorium • Speaker: Dr. Margaret E. Mohrmann, U.Va. • Part of Medical Center Hour • Free and open to the public • Information: 924 2094.
     
 

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