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March 20, 2006
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Virginia Quarterly Review Does the University Proud; Earns Six Nominations for National Magazine Awards

THE VIRGINIA QUARTERLY REVIEW, a literary and current affairs magazine published at the University of Virginia, is among the finalists for the 41st annual National Magazine Awards (known as “The Ellies”), the magazine industry’s highest honor, as announced by the American Society of Magazine Editors. VQR received an astounding six nominations, surpassing such perennial powerhouses as The New Yorker, Harper's, GQ, Esquire, Time and Rolling Stone. Full story.

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Wednesday Marks the Beginning of 12th Annual Festival of the Book

This year’s Virginia Festival of the Book, which will be held March 22-26, is packed with big-name authors and engaging discussions. Headline events include U.Va. faculty writers, including Rita Dove and Gregory Orr, reading and leading discussion, as well as a benefit concert of words and music featuring legendary folk musician John McCutcheon and Barbara Kingsolver, a widely praised author who draws on her background as a journalist, science writer and human rights activist. To purchase tickets, call (434) 979-1333). Full story.

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Ronald Dworkin to  Receive Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal in Law Next Month at U.Va.

Ronald DworkinRonald M. Dworkin (left), the Frank Henry Sommer Professor of Law at the New York University School of Law and also professor of jurisprudence at Oxford University, will receive the 2006 Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal in Law at the University of Virginia’s Founder’s Day ceremony on April 12. The Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal in Law, like the Medal in Architecture also named for Jefferson, is the highest outside award offered by the University, which grants no honorary degrees. Full story.

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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   Photographic Images of Peace Corps Service
On exhibit daily through March 31, Newcomb Hall, Kaleidoscope Center for Cultural Fluency • Free and open to the public.

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U.Va.’s Minimum Hourly Pay Rate Jumps to $9.37

Medical Center makes changes to its Compensation System

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Swimming & Diving:
Burke Finishes 17th in 500 Freestyle at NCAA Championships

Women’s Tennis:
Virginia Upsets No. 19 TCU, 4-3

Six-Run Seventh Inning Lifts Cavaliers Past Flyers, 10-3

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