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Aug. 1, 2006

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Maurice Apprey  
Maurice Apprey Appointed as Interim Dean of U.Va.’s Office of African-American Affairs

MAURICE APPREY (left), a professor of psychiatric medicine at the University of Virginia and former associate dean for diversity in U.Va.’s School of Medicine, has been appointed as interim dean of the Office of African-American Affairs. Apprey, 58, who joined the University in 1980 and has been involved in the successful recruitment and retention of minority students in the Medical School, taught both undergraduate and medical students, residents in psychiatry and psychology, and hospital chaplains, among others. Full story.

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Cirque Du Soleil to Perform Tonight as the First Event at U.Va.’s New JPJ Arena

The University of Virginia’s John Paul Jones Arena will host its first event tonight when Cirque du Soleil presents Delirium. As part of a limited 2006 North America tour, Delirium marks the first time in Cirque du Soleil’s history that lyrics have been created for the instrumental track and real words integrated in place of invented language. Parking at JPJ Arena or in the adjacent U-Hall lots requires a pass. For parking information, click here. Cirque du Soleil is the first of a projected 100 events planned for the 16,000-seat John Paul Jones Arena in its first year.

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Craig Littlepage
University’s Dept. of Athletics Certified by NCAA

The University of Virginia’s Department of Athletics has been certified by the NCAA as part of the national association’s second cycle of certification. The purpose of athletics certification is to ensure integrity in the institution’s athletic program and to assist institutions in improving their athletics departments. “With the “certification” classification, all constituencies can rest assured that we are operating our athletics programs in a manner that is consistent with the guiding principles of NCAA Division-I membership,” said Craig Littlepage (above), U.Va. director of athletics.

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C-Ville Weekly Clarification — 6/27/2006
Richmond Times-Dispatch Letter to the Editor — 5/24/2006
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   “Mysterious Beauty” Edward L. Ruhe's Vision of Australian Aboriginal Art
On exhibit through Aug. 19, 400 Worrell Dr., Peter Jefferson Place • Tues.-Sat., 9 a.m.-3 p.m. • Sponsored by U.Va.’s Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection • Information: 244-0234.

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Car Crashes Are More Deadly for Seniors; Traffic Fatalities Expected to Rise as Baby Boomers Age

Students Develop Software Solutions For Medical Problems

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Men’s Tennis: Devvarman to Compete at Legg Mason Tennis Classic

Virginia’s Meet the Team Date Set for Aug. 17

Swimming & Diving: Hirniak Qualifies for Pan Pacific Swimming Championships

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