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April 9-11, 2004
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U.Va. to Mark  the 261st Birthday of Its Founder, Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson statueU.VA.’S FOUNDER’S DAY festivities, centering around Thomas Jefferson’s April 13 birthday, this year will include public lectures by the former chief judge of the Richmond-based U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, J. Harvie Wilkinson III, and landscape architect Peter Walker, winners of the Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medals in Law and Architecture, respectively. U.Va. President John T. Casteen III will preside at the planting of a white oak in honor of Ernest H. Ern, U.Va. professor emeritus of environmental sciences. Full story.

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Nikki Giovanni
Nikki Giovanni Scheduled to Visit U.Va. April 14

Well-known poet and black activist Nikki Giovanni will visit U.Va. April 14 to talk about her sense of being a leader in the creative arts. Her speech, “Okra Leaves: Looking at the Future Through the Past,” will be followed by a panel discussion and book signing. Full story.

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U.Va.’s Student Health Insurance Plan to See Cost Increase

Rising health care costs affect everyone in the country, and students are not exempt from the impact. Students participating in the University’s student health insurance plan, underwritten by The Chickering Group, will see a premium increase of nearly 34 percent for the 2004-05 year. In keeping premium increases to a minimum, benefit changes will include an annual deductible, as well as an increased copayment. Full story.

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Printed in The Daily Progress — March 4, 2004
Printed in The Daily Press — March 3, 2004

State of the University Address Set for April 14
Jefferson Scholarship Winners Announced; 39 of U.Va.’s Top Incoming Students Tapped
U.S. News & World Report Releases Rankings: U.Va.’s Graduate Programs Hold Steady

Web Calendar   The Emerging Global Landscape
Fri., 11 a.m., Miller Center, 2201 Old Ivy Rd. • Speaker: Charles A. Kupchan, senior fellow and director of Europe Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations • Free and open to the public.

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Virginia Gears Up As Tigers Come To Town

Women’s Lacrosse:
Cavs Defeat Old Dominion 17-6

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Cavaliers Top Maryland for First ACC Win

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Virginia Ties Best Ever Conference Record With Win at Maryland

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