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Jonathan Moreno  
U.Va. Health System Researchers Awarded $77,000 Ethics Grant to Study Safety Monitoring of Drug Trials
MILLIONS OF AMERICANS participate in clinical trials each year. Jonathan Moreno (left) and Patti Tereskerz at the University of Virginia’s Program in Ethics and Policy in Healthcare in the Center for Biomedical Ethics, have been awarded a $77,000 grant by the Greenwall Foundation to study the committees responsible for the safety monitoring of human experiments. With more than a few recent accounts of clinical trials that have gone bad, the study aims to identify the ethical and legal implications of current and proposed data monitoring committees’ practices and organization before bad results occur. Full story.

U.Va. Health System/Photo: Tom Cogill
 
 
University’s New Online Shopping SystemSlated to Launch in December

Come December, ordering products will be made easier with UVa Marketplace, the University of Virginia’s new electronic procurement system, that will allow users to browse, search, view product images, comparison shop and buy from a large number of U.Va.’s most commonly used and preferred supplier catalogs. The online shopping environment, provided by SciQuest, will seamlessly link U.Va.’s Integrated System into the commonwealth’s
Electronic Procurement Program (eVA) in a way that meets the business needs of the University as well as the e-procurement requirements of the state. Full story.

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International Travel at U.Va. Rising by Leaps and Bounds

What better way to see the world than through U.Va.’s Travel Programs, a set of three distinct programs for alumni, parents, families and friends of the University. Cavalier Travels, formerly the Alumni Travel Program, features trips for alumni, family, parents and friends who are accompanied by U.Va. faculty. Travel & Learn is designed for those seeking to combine travel and intellectual engagement with a particular topic. The third program — Virginia Voyages — specializes in walking tours such as the Scottish Highlands hike (above) that gives alumni, parents and friends a chance to travel with U.Va. President Casteen. Full story.

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SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT:
C-Ville Weekly Clarification — 6/27/2006
Richmond Times-Dispatch Letter to the Editor — 5/24/2006
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ALSO IN THE NEWS
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
 
Web Calendar   Portrait of the Artist as a Young %@?*! : The Development of Art Spiegelman
On exhibit through Aug. 31, First Floor Gallery (downstairs) Harrison Institute/Small Special Collections Library • Information: 924-6040.
     
 

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

Track & Field:
Erin Crawford Wins Bronze at NACAC Championships


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


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