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April 15-17, 2005
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John T.Casteen III
Letter From President John T. Casteen Outlines Higher Education Changes

THE UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA is on the brink of changes, but one thing that will remain the same is the character and quality of Thomas Jefferson’s “great legacy.” In a letter to the University community, President John T. Casteen III outlines the Higher Education Restructuring Bill — the foundation upon which U.Va. is developing goals for strengthening higher education throughout Virginia. Although there remains much work to be done, it’s the good work and dedication of all members of the U.Va. community that promises to carry Jefferson’s vision forward. Full story.

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Student Filmmakers Take to the Big Screen at Weekend Festival

Today marks the opening of the ninth annual Salmagundi Film Festival at U.Va. The two-day event features an eclectic array of films produced by U.Va. students and a competitive shorts program that screens both days. Prizes will be awarded to the top three films by an independent panel of judges. Sponsored by the U.Va. FilmMakers Studio, the event will be held in Newcomb Hall Theater. Full story.

U.Va. News Services

‘It’s Not Just Talk, It’s a Social Movement:’ Sustained Dialogue Efforts Branching Out

In 2001, U.Va. became the second school to organize Sustained Dialogue — a combination of talking about issues of conflict, such as race relations, finding solutions and implementing them. Now, with 17 other schools having joined the bandwagon, the “network” of students and administrators from around the country came together to discuss goals during last week’s second annual national Sustained Dialogue Campus Network conference at U.Va. Full story.

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Governor Amends Higher Education Restructuring Bill
Gillen Steps Down as U.Va.’s Men’s Basketball Coach
Governor Appoints Three to U.Va.’s Board: Reappoints Farrell
Web Calendar   Declaring Independence: Creating and Re-creating America’s Document
On exhibit daily through Dec. 31 • Harrison Institute and Small Special Collections Library • Free and open to the public.

UVA Lawyer
Examines Developing International Law in a Global Age.
Quarterly magazine features best of the U.Va. School of Law.

The Role of International Law in the Global War on Terror

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Men’s Golf:
Cavs Travel to ACC Championship

Cavaliers Rout Norfolk State, 13-1

Virginia Drops Pair of Games to Longwood

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