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U.Va.’s Hayden to Lead International Avian Flu Effort

DR. FREDERICK HAYDEN (left), a professor of pathology and internal medicine at the University of Virginia and an internationally recognized expert on the influenza virus, will join the World Health Organization to lead a major effort to track and control the worldwide spread of avian flu. Hayden will be based in Geneva with the WHO’s Epidemic and Pandemic Alert and Response Program for the next two years, after which he will return to his post at U.Va. Full story.

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Institute on Aging to Host Author Discussing His Book on Alzheimer’s on Monday
Award-winning author
and neurologist David
Shenk will host a panel
discussion about his
book, “The Forgetting -
Alzheimer’s: A Portrait of
an Epidemic,” the day after WHTJ PBS (channel 41, cable 7) will air a renowned two-hour documentary based on the book. The documentary, “The Forgetting: A Portrait of Alzheimer’s,” will air at 1 p.m. on Sunday. Also on Monday, members of the Alzheimer’s Association will join Shenk for a speech that is free and open to the public at 7 p.m. at the University of Virginia’s Darden School, Classroom 50.
Registration is required: contact Sara Watson, with the Institute on Aging, at 243-5695.

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Five U.Va. Grad Schools Ranked Among Best in Nation

Once again, U.S. News & World Report has ranked five of the University of Virginia’s graduate schools among the nation’s best in its 2007 edition of America’s Best Graduate Schools. While the School of Law retained last year’s eighth place ranking, the Darden School is tied for 13th, up from 14th a year ago. The Curry School of Education is 19th, up from 22nd last year; the School of Engineering and Applied Science came in at 38th; and the School of Medicine placed 25th in research, up one spot from last year. Full story.

U.Va. News Services/Photo: Dan Addison

 
 
SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT:
Washington Post Correction — 01/12/2006
Associated Press Correction — 12/02/2005
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ALSO IN THE NEWS
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   Luminosity
Fri.-Sat., 8 p.m., Helms Theatre • Tickets are $14 for adults, $12 for seniors (60+) and $8 for students; full-time U.Va. students can use their ART$ Dollars to purchase tickets • Sponsored by U.Va.’s Drama Dept.
     
 

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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Football:
Hamilton Named Preseason All-American, Lott Trophy Candidate

Baseball:
Virginia One-Hits Coppin State in 12-1 Win

Softball:
Cavs Sweep Doubleheader From George Mason

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