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JONATHAN D. MORENO, director of the Center for Biomedical Ethics at the University of Virginia Health System, has been appointed by the National Academies in Washington, D.C. to a new 14-member committee to monitor and revise guidelines for the conduct of human embryonic stem cell research. The committee will provide updates to the voluntary guidelines on embryonic stem cell research issued last year by the Academies. Full Story.

Health System/Tom Cogill
In celebration of “Better Hearing and Speech Month” this May, the University of Virginia Curry School’s Speech-Language-Hearing Center is offering a limited number of free hearing screenings for academic and Medical Center faculty and staff. Schedule a 10-minute screening by calling 924 6354 (until the available times are filled.)
• Friday, May 5,
1:30 – 4:40 p.m.
• Friday, May 12,
8:30 – 11:50 a.m.
(10-min. appointments)
Where: Colony Plaza,
Suite 202, at 2205
Fontaine Avenue (across from Thai ’99 restaurant)

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Big scientific journeys at the University of Virginia, once limited by computing capacity, now have a ticket to ride on the National LambdaRail, a nationwide high-performance computing network designed specifically to support research. U.Va. is now fully connected to NLR, providing University researchers with access from their desktops to some of the most important research sites and databases in the world, including national labs such as Oak Ridge, supercomputing centers in California and Illinois, particle accelerators, major observatories and environmental monitoring sites. Full Story.

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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
Web Calendar   Poet Adrienne Rich Reading
8 p.m., Culbreth Theatre • Virginia Quarterly Review and Creative Writing Dept.

President’s Report
Reflects on U.Va.’s achievements.
The 2004-05 edition of the annual publication is now online.

Addressing Issues, Changing the World


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Four More Cavaliers Selected in NFL Draft

No. 11 Virginia “Turns Back the Clock” Against Mount St. Mary’s

Women’s Golf:
Cavaliers Receive East Regional Bid

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