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July 14-16,2006
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Alfred Weaver  
U.Va. Engineering School Hosts NSF Summer Program; Students Create Software Solutions for Medical Problems

THIS SUMMER, seven undergraduate students are putting their talents to the test by developing computer software to solve modern medical problems in a National Science Foundation program hosted by the University of Virginia School of Engineering and Applied Science.“Through their research, the students should improve the quality of healthcare delivery by devising, developing, adapting or inventing computer-based solutions to modern medical problems,” said Alfred Weaver (left), professor of computer science at U.Va. and program director. The program, “Research Experience for Undergraduates,” runs for eight weeks and ends July 28. Full story.

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U.Va.’s Children’s Hospital to Host Health and Fitness Fair for Kids on Saturday

The University of Virginia Children’s Hospital will sponsor a free health and fitness fair for children and teens on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Covenant Upper School, 175 Hickory St. The fair, hosted by the Boys & Girls Club of Charlottesville/Albemarle, will feature growth screenings, blood pressure checks, asthma and scoliosis screenings, FAMIS and Medicaid support information, dental information and sports physicals, all free of charge. In addition to free healthy snacks, lunch, fruits and vegetables for all participants, there will be prizes and awards for kids who compete in games, sports and fitness challenges. To schedule an appointment for a sports physical, call Katie Phillips-Jones at 977-2001. Full story.

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“Don’t Hug Me”
Two Remaining Acts Bring Heritage’s Season to a Close

The University of Virginia’s Heritage Repertory Theatre winds down its 31st season with Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s Pulitzer-Prize-winning “Sunday in the Park with George” and Phil Olson’s uproarious, karaoke-inspired comedy “Don’t Hug Me” (above). “Don’t Hug Me,” directed by Eugene Carr, will run from July 18-22 and July 24-29 at Helms Theatre. Directed by Heritage’s producing artistic director Robert Chapel, “Sunday in the Park with George” will run on July 21-22 and July 24-29 at Culbreth Theatre. To order tickets, visit the box office at Culbreth Theatre or call 924-3376. Full story.

Drama Dept./Photos: Michael Bailey
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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
 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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