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The University of Virginia's School of Engineering and Applied Science has been selected to receive a 2006 HP Technology for Teaching Grant, which is designed to transform learning in the classroom through innovative uses of technology. U.Va. will receive HP wireless Tablet PC technology, which associate professor Mircea Stan (left) plans to use in his Advanced Digital Design course. “Tablet PCs allow the class to be more participatory, so that it’s no longer just a one-way conversation," Stan said. Full story.

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The University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business jumped to 1st place in the 2006 Financial Times survey of executive education open programs. The 8th annual survey of non-degree programs moves Darden up from 2nd place in 2005 and 4th place in 2004. “The entire Darden community should celebrate this success, even as we strive to do better, designing and delivering extraordinary learning experiences to develop 'leaders in the world of practical affairs,'" said David Newkirk, Darden’s CEO for Executive Education. Full story.

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Oceanic, Asmat DistrictEuropeans and Americans began collecting Oceanic art objects in the 1770s. At the start of the 20th century, artists began to draw inspiration from such objects, in response in part to a Western quest for the authentic. Drawing on the University of Virginia Art Museum's collection of drums, masks and orator stools, the exhibition “Art/Not Art: Made in Oceania” will explore the intermediary space where western connoisseurship meets native arts — particularly examining the criteria used to determine when a work is authentic and when it is not. Full story.

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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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