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April 7-9, 2006
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U.Va. Unveils Schematic Designs for South Lawn Project

South Lawn ProjectTHE SCHEMATIC DESIGN FOR for the University of Virginia’s South Lawn Project, a complex of four buildings that will provide a new academic center for the College of Arts & Sciences, was unveiled on Thursday by David J. Neuman, architect for the University, during a Board of Visitors’ Buildings and Grounds Committee meeting. The South Lawn Project will feature new buildings that enhance the school’s academic program with classrooms equipped with the latest technology, gathering areas, flexible workspaces and faculty offices organized to foster collaboration. Full story.

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Craig Sarazin
Two Supermassive Black Holes Are Spiraling Toward Collision, New Study Finds

A collaborative new study involving astronomers at the University of Virginia, including Craig Sarazin (above), reveals a pair of supermassive black holes in the distant universe that are intertwined and spiraling toward a merger that will create a single super-supermassive black hole capable of swallowing billions of stars. “The two key questions about supermassive black holes are: Where do they come from and how do they grow over time?” Sarazin said. Full story.

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Alice Fulton
U.Va. Hosts Award-Winning Poet Alice Fulton as Rea Visiting Writer in Poetry

Acclaimed poet Alice Fulton (above) will be in residence at the University of Virginia next week as the 2005-2006 Rea Visiting Writer in Poetry. As part of her residency, Fulton will give a reading of her work on April 13 at 8 p.m. in the U.Va. Bookstore. The reading is free and open to the public. The Rea Visiting Writer program, of the Creative Writing program in U.Va.’s Department of English, is sponsored by Michael M. and Elizabeth Rea and the Dungannon Foundation. Full story.

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Karen Van Lengen
Architecture School Lecture Explores Sound and Vision in Domestic Architecture

Hearways, a collaboration between Karen Van Lengen (above), dean of the University of Virginia’s School of Architecture, sound designer Ben Rubin and architect Joel Sanders, explores the relationship between sound and vision in the context of domestic architecture. Their work will be the subject of a Dean’s Forum Lecture, also titled “Hearways,” at U.Va.’s School of Architecture on Friday at 5 p.m. in Campbell Hall Room 153. 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   Soft Power as an Instrument of Diplomacy in an Age of Terrorism
Fri., 11 a.m., Miller Center of Public Affairs, 2201 Old Ivy Rd. • Speaker: Alan Schechter, Wellesley College • Information: 924-7236.

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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Women’s Rowing:
Cavs to Host Michigan State at Rivanna Reservoir

Women’s Lacrosse:
Virginia Defeats Old Dominion, 15-8

Men’s Tennis:
Cavaliers Defeat Maryland, 4-2

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