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April 25, 2006
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University‘s Board of Visitors Approves Tuition Increase of $665 for the 2006-2007 Academic Year

THIS FALL, undergraduate Virginians attending the University of Virginia will pay $7,845 in tuition and fees for the 2006-2007 academic year, an increase of $665 or 9.3 percent above the 2005-2006 figures. The total cost of education — including tuition, fees, housing and dining — will increase by 8.6 percent. Out-of-state students will pay an additional $1,845 for a total of $25,945 in tuition and fees. Their total bill, including housing and dining, will increase by 7.7 percent. Full story.

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Law School Alumna Wins First Orrick Fellowship, Will Clerk at World Court

University of Virginia Law School graduate Najwa Nabti (above) is one of nine candidates from universities in the United States, Europe and Australia chosen to clerk for the International Court of Justice, or World Court, in The Hague. She will also receive the inaugural Orrick International Law Fellowship, which provides up to $40,000 for housing, living expenses and relocation costs. Nabti currently works in the Department of Justice’s Board of Immigration Appeals. Full story.

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John Stokes
Former Student  Activist John Stokes to Give Public Talk Tomorrow at U.Va.

John Stokes (above), one of the organizers of the 1951 high-school student walk-out in Prince Edward County, Va., will speak at the University of Virginia tomorrow at 4 p.m. in the Newcomb Hall Art Gallery. Stokes and a group of schoolmates met in secret to plan the protest over the deplorable conditions at their school. They later enlisted the legal help of the NAACP, and their lawsuit eventually was folded into the U.S. Supreme Court case, Brown v. Board of Education. Full story.

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Garden Week
U.Va.’s Gardens Open for Viewing Today to Celebrate Historic Garden Week

Take a stroll around Central Grounds today from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and see how the University of Virginia is participating in Historic Garden Week. A number of Pavilion homes and gardens will be open to visitors, free of charge, and the U.Va. Art Museum is hosting a “Flowers Interpret Art” exhibit. Many area sites, in addition to the University, are celebrating Historic Garden Week through Saturday. See list of tours.

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Washington Post Correction — 01/12/2006
U.Va. Unveils Schematic Design for South Lawn Project
U.Va. Leads Public Universities with Highest African-American Graduation Rate for 12th Straight Year
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4 p.m., Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, 145 Ednam Dr. • Speaker: James Bryant, Sociology & Anthropology, College of the Holy Cross • Free and open to the public.

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