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July 22, 2004
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Spending It: MacArthur Fellows Recount Their Enriched Research

Janine Jagger and Brooks PateIMMENSE GRATIFICATION can only describe the feeling of having one’s research recognized with a half-a-million-dollar “Genius Award.” Even more gratifying is the sense that one’s life work has been recognized as legitimate and important. U.Va.’s Janine Jagger (top left) and Brooks Pate have joined the ranks of “genius.” Besides sharing a dedication to their respective fields of study, they now share the prestige of being named a MacArthur Fellow. Jagger is one of a dozen fellows in public health; Pate is one of 10 chemists on the list of recipients. Full story.

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Commandant General Scott Black
Terror Detainees Will Get Vigorous and Fair Defense

When the military commissions open the trials of terror detainees held in Guantanamo Bay, Americans will be able to take pride in the process that ensures full and fair justice, according to Judge Advocate General School Commandant Gen. Scott Black, who recently spoke at U.Va.’s Miller Center of Public Affairs. Full story.

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Research Support in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Thanks to a new program that supports faculty in the arts, humanities and social sciences, Maurie McInnis, an assistant professor in U.Va.’s art department, was able to complete a study of the architecture of Charleston, South Carolina. Established by the Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies in collaboration with the Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, the program offers grants of up to $3,000 to faculty for any activity or expense related to a scholarly or research project. Full story.

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  Maurie McInnis
Correction/Alumni News — May 18, 2004

Correction/AP —
May 14, 2004
U.Va.’s Terry Holland, National Figure in College Athletics, Steps Down
BOV Coverage: Diversity Commission’s Plan; Faculty Hiring; $3 Billion Campaign Announced

BOV Backs Salary Supplements for Faculty, Staff
Web Calendar   “UVA NewsMakers” — Women in the CIA: Problems and Prospects
Thurs., 9 p.m.; Fri., 12:30 p.m., Charlottesville Public Access Ch. 13 • Speaker: Lindsay Kegley, former CIA case officer • Previously recorded live event held at U.Va.

McIntire Exchange
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The Good News and the Bad News About Globalization

CMIT: Top Speakers, Real-World Agenda

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Zimmerman Continues His Impressive Play With the USA Baseball National Team

Men’s Soccer:
Virginia’s 2004 Recruiting Class Ranked 16th in the Country

Meet the Team Day Set for Aug. 19

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