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March 30, 2006
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America’s Best Value Colleges  
University of Virginia Rated a ‘Best Value’ Among American Public Colleges and Universities

IF YOU’RE LOOKING to get more bang for your buck, the University of Virginia is one of the top 10 “best values” among the nation’s public colleges and universities, according to the newly published “America’s Best Value Colleges: 2007 Edition.” The book’s three-page profile of U.Va. cites the institution’s combination of phenomenal faculty, intelligent students, remarkable intercollegiate sports and extraordinary academics, in addition to its tremendous effort to ensure undergraduates an affordable education. Full story.

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Immigration Conference To Be Held this Week at U.Va.’s School of Law

Leading scholars on immigration will convene at the University of Virginia’s School of Law Thursday and Friday to discuss immigrant family dynamics, the school readiness of immigrant children and human rights abuses, among other topics. “Welcome to America: Immigration, Families and the Law” is sponsored by U.Va.’s Center for Children, Families and the Law, School of Law, the College of Arts & Sciences, and the Virginia Journal of Social Policy and the Law. Registration for the conference is free to U.Va. faculty, staff and students and is $50 for others. Full story.

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Art Museum Exhibit, ‘Humanism and Enigma: The Art of Honore Sharrer’ Begins Saturday

Honoré Sharrer’s drawings and paintings depict meticulous draftsmanship, a bright color palette and surrealist imagery, as she presents myth and allegory as everyday events, engaging unlikely people and objects in witty juxtapositions. Sharrer portrays in detail the qualities that distinguish one individual from another in equally recognizable scenarios. Art connoisseurs can peruse her work at the exhibit, “Humanism and Enigma: The Art of Honoré Sharrer,” on display at the University of Virginia’s Art Museum beginning Saturday through Aug. 20. A gallery talk with guest curator Suzanne Foley will be held on Saturday at 5 p.m. at the museum. Full story.

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Washington Post Correction — 01/12/2006
Associated Press Correction — 12/02/2005
U.Va. Leads Public Universities with Highest African-American Graduation Rate for 12th Straight Year
University of Virginia’s Virginia Quarterly Review Nominated for Six National Magazine Awards
Web Calendar   Why Cholesterol is Bad for Your Heart: A Cell Biological Model
Noon, MR5, Room 1005 • Speaker: Dr. Ira Tabas, Columbia Univ. • Part of the Robert M. Berne Cardiovascular Research Center Seminar Series • Information: 982-4065.

Virginia Engineering Spotlights Space Traveler and U.Va. Alumnus Greg Olsen.
Publication keeps alumni connected.

A Space Traveler With His Feet on the Ground

A Conversation With Dean James H. Aylor

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Hamilton Named Preseason All-American, Lott Trophy Candidate

Virginia One-Hits Coppin State in 12-1 Win

Cavs Sweep Doubleheader From George Mason

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