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April 20, 2006
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Cheryl Evans  
U.Va. Names Cheryl Burgan Evans as Its New Director of Graduate Student Diversity Programs

CHERYL BURGAN EVANS (left), a dedicated advocate for graduate student research, especially among students of color, will join the University of Virginia’s Office of the Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies as its new director of Graduate Student Diversity Programs. Evans, who officially starts on June 25, will oversee activities to enhance recruitment, retention and mentoring of graduate students from underrepresented groups, especially in U.Va.’s doctoral programs. In addition, she will be responsible for developing ties between U.Va., historically black colleges and universities and other minority institutions. Full story.

U.Va. News Services

President John T. Casteen III
President Casteen to Give Annual State of University Address Tomorrow at U.Va.

University of Virginia President John T. Casteen III (above) will deliver his annual State of the University remarks tomorrow at noon in Old Cabell Hall. The event is open to the entire University community and the public. For more information, contact the Office of the President at (434) 924-3337.

U.Va. News Services/Photo: Dan Addison

“Multiplicity of Movement”
Drama Department to Present Spring Festival of One-Acts

The University of Virginia Drama Department’s Spring Festival of One-Acts, which consists of three student-directed plays and a faculty/student choreographed dance concert, will begin Friday. The dance concert, “Multiplicity of Movement” (above), followed by the play “Mud” by Maria Irene Fornes, will be performed April 21, 27 & 29. “Defying Gravity” by Jane Anderson, followed by “Baggage,” an original play by student Walt McGough, will be performed April 22, 26 & 28. All performances will take place at 8 p.m. in U.Va.’s Culbreth Theatre. Tickets are $14 for adults, $12 for seniors (60+) and $8 for students; full-time U.Va. students can use their ART$ Dollars. Full story.

U.Va. News Services/Photo: Michael Bailey

Washington Post Correction — 01/12/2006
Associated Press Correction — 12/02/2005
U.Va. Unveils Schematic Design for South Lawn Project
U.Va. Leads Public Universities with Highest African-American Graduation Rate for 12th Straight Year
Web Calendar   The New World Economy: Development Challenges in the 21st Century
7 p.m., Vinegar Hill Theatre, 220 West Market St. • Speaker: Peter L. Rodriguez, U.Va. • Part of the Engaging the Mind Lecture Series • Sponsored by U.Va.’s Public Service & Outreach • Information: 982-2708.

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South Lawn Gets Green Light

Guaranteed Admission Program Created

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Women’s Tennis:
Mark Guilbeau Named ACC Coach of the Year

Men’s Tennis:
Cavaliers Head to ACC Tournament as the No. 2 seed

No. 17 Virginia Shuts Out VMI, 5-0

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