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“WHEN, ON THE EVE OF THE THIRD-YEAR REVIEW, as vice provost for faculty advancement, Gertrude Fraser (left) hears stories like this about the struggle to balance work and life. In an effort to attract and keep the best faculty, Fraser is leading initiatives to make U.Va. more family-friendly for all faculty. I announced that I was expecting my first child, a colleague quipped, "Your career is over." Full Story.
U.Va. News Services/Photo: Dan Addison


The President’s Report provides a summary of the major events and stories of the previous fiscal year along with detailed financial reports. This year’s 74-page report, covering July 2004 through June 2005, has just been published and is now available online at http://www.virginia. edu/president/report05/index.html. The report features a round-up of new hires, major awards, student achievements, cutting-edge scholarship and new construction on grounds. Selected works of art by members of the studio art faculty introduce each section of the publication.

Warning to hard-core U.Va. traditionalists: What follows may upset you. Simply put, the University is changing—and has been for decades. So, too, is the Honor System. While polls find that students endorse an honor system in concept, they appear less willing to hold each other accountable, preferring to leave the heavy lifting to an increasingly skeptical faculty.
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Virginia Online Magazine/Photo: Luca Dicecco
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   What's in a Name? Histories of Mary Mallon and Typhoid Mary
5 p.m., Wilhelm Moll Rare Book and Medical History Room• Sponsored by Claude Moore Health Sciences Library and UVa School of Medicine Continuing Medical Education

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 Heads to #21 NC State for Key ACC Series

Cavs Sweep Doubleheader From George Mason

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