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University of Virginia’s Center for Global Health Selects 26 Students for Scholarship Program

TWENTY-SIX GRADUATE and undergraduate students at the University of Virginia have earned a place in the U.Va. Center for Global Health’s 2006 scholarship program. The awards, which vary from $1,800 to $3,000, will provide funding for the scholars’ research projects that will help address health issues of the underprivileged in countries around the world, including health concerns such as women’s reproductive health, HIV/AIDS, diabetes and the effects of family dynamics on health. “These remarkable young stars bring their dedication from a marvelously diverse array of backgrounds and interests to address growing issues of health disparities,” said center director Dr. Richard Guerrant (left). Full story.

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U.Va.’s Darden School Dean Robert Bruner Wins 2006 European Case Award

Robert F. Bruner, dean of the University of Virginia’s Darden Graduate School of Business, has been named recipient an ECCH 2006 European Case Award in the category of finance, accounting and control, for his case on the Boeing 777 that was published in 1994. The ECCH is an independent, non-profit, membership-based organization dedicated to promoting the case method of learning. The awards, which honor the unique contribution of case writers to management education, will be presented Sept. 21 at a special dinner in London. Full story.

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‘John Barber’s Sketchbook: The Development of an Artist’ Opens at U.Va. Art Musueum Tomorrow

Art enthusiasts can observe the works of the late American artist John Barber (1893-1965) beginning tomorrow as the exhibit, “John Barber’s Sketchbook: The Development of an Artist,” opens at the U.Va. Art Museum. In the exhibit, which runs through Aug. 23, it is evident that Barber’s sketches of everyday life inspired his paintings and sculptures even as he embraced more abstract work. The exhibit is drawn from the U.Va Art Museum’s John Barber Memorial Collection, which includes the papers, art texts, sketchbooks, paintings and sculpture of the artist. Full story.

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Richmond Times-Dispatch Letter to the Editor — 5/24/2006
Washington Post Correction — 01/12/2006
U.Va. Celebrates 177th Final Exercises, May 20-21
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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Women’s Golf:
Arseneault Advances to Match Play at Western Amateur

Men’s Tennis:
Devvarman, Boland Take Top State Tennis Honors

Women’s Basketball:
Sharneé Zoll Named First-Team All-State

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