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May 9, 2006
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U.Va.’s New  Literary Journal Offers More Colorful Fare Than the Traditional Black and White Law  Journals

ONE MAY NOT expect to find short stories, paintings or poetry in a law school journal, but the University of Virginia School of Law’s new art and literary magazine, inter alia, (left) contains just that and more. “I think at some law schools it’s just about law, but this shows U.Va. supports different endeavors and has more diversity of students who have interests like this,” said second-year law student Jacob Rooksby, who along with fellow student Rich Santoro, founded the magazine. Full story.

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U.Va. Health System Employee Wins Governor’s Award for Public Service

Maggie Short, director of the University of Virginia Health System’s Continuum Home Health Care program and Nursing Operations & Development, was among the recipients of the 2006 Governor’s Award for Public Service by State Employees. Gov. Tim Kaine presented the award on May 4 at the Science Museum of Virginia in Richmond. Since the Continuum program’s inception 12 years ago, Short has been instrumental in the growth of its innovative care — including the creation of a wound care team for home health — and improvements in patient outcomes. Full story.

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Virginia Film Society Wraps Up Spring Series Tonight

The award-winning documentary, “Shakespeare Behind Bars” (above), the last film shown in the Virginia Film Society’s 2006 spring series, will be shown tonight at 7 p.m. at Vinegar Hill Theatre, with special guest speaker Betsy Tucker of the University of Virginia’s drama department. Powerful and illuminating, the documentary follows the casting, rehearsal and presentation of Shakespeare’s play, “The Tempest,” by convicted felons inside Kentucky’s Luther Luckett Correctional Complex.  Admission is $8 to the public and free to Film Society members. Full story.

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