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July 12, 2006
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Toby Berger  
U.Va. Engineering Professor Toby Berger Receives IEEE Award for Exceptional Teaching of Grad Students

TOBY BERGER (left), professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Virginia, has been named the recipient of the Leon K. Kirchmayer Graduate Teaching Award “for sustained excellence in graduate education and research in information theory” by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. Berger received the award Tuesday at the IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory in Seattle, Washington. Full story.

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Leadership Development Center Offers New Program for Mid-Level Managers

U.Va.’s Leadership Development Center now offers the “Leadership Foundations” program for mid-level administrative professionals. The 11-day program, which focuses on enhancing leadership effectiveness through group and individual exercises that emphasize self-awareness as a catalyst for personal improvement, opens on Sept. 18 and will be held twice a week through Nov. 9. The program is open to all administrative staff with a minimum of three years at U.Va., who currently have supervisory or management responsibility. Applicants must be nominated by a supervisor or department head, but special exceptions are frequently granted. Sponsoring organizations pay $1,475 per person. For questions, call Brian Bell at 924-4398.

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John Paul Jones Arena
Don’t Miss the Sneak Preveiw of the Exciting New JPJ Arena

The University of Virginia invites the entire community to preview and tour the new John Paul Jones Arena on July 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., just 10 days before the facility opens its doors for the first event, Cirque du Soleil’s Delirium. There will be exciting games, giveaways and food for the kids and self-guided tours for the adults which will include tasting the arena’s culinary offerings and experiencing the intimate setting from any seat in the arena. The open house and all related events are free to the public. In addition, on-site parking is available. Members of the community can keep abreast of upcoming events by signing up for special “Keeping Up with the Joneses” email alerts at the arena Web site.

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C-Ville Weekly Clarification — 6/27/2006
Richmond Times-Dispatch Letter to the Editor — 5/24/2006
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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12:15 p.m., 400 Worrell Dr., Peter Jefferson Place • Sponsored by U.Va.’s Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection • Information: 244-0234.

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O'Connor, Doolittle, Thompson Highlight 2006 VaSID All State Team

Track & Field:
Erin Crawford Wins Bronze at NACAC Championships

Doolittle Delivers Game-Winner to Lead USA by Chinese Taipei, 1-0

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