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YOU CAN’T ALWAYS get what you want, but if you’re lucky, you could win the chance for a premium parking space for the Rolling Stones concert at U.Va.’s Scott Stadium on Oct. 6. Beginning today, U.Va.’s Department of Parking & Transportation will hold a lottery for approximately 1,500 spots nearest the stadium, to be sold for $15 each. If you don’t win, there are other options. Full story.

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CVC’s Hurricane Relief Fund Accepting Donations From State Employees

State employees looking for a way to help Gulf Coast residents who have experienced devastating loss can make a donation to the Virginia State Employee Hurricane Katrina Relief Fund. As part of Gov. Mark Warner’s push to coordinate relief efforts, donations will be accepted through Sept. 16 via the Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign. One hundred percent of employees’ donations, which are tax-deductible, will go to the American Red Cross and Salvation Army and will be earmarked expressly for the Hurricane Katrina Relief Fund. Full story.

U.Va. News Services

   
Abdulaziz Sachedina
 
New President Reflects Iranian People’s Desire For Change

Iran is undergoing a transformation, clearly illustrated not only by the election of a new president other than one favored by the country’s religious leadership, but also by an increased show of support for democracy and advances being made by Iranian women. Abdulaziz Sachedina, Ball Professor of Islamic Studies at U.Va. and a visiting fellow at Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran, discussed the meaning of the Iranian elections during a lecture on Sept. 1 in U.Va.’s Rotunda Dome Room. Full story.

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SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT:
CLICK HERE FOR CORRECTIONS
AP Correction — 8/30/2005
Richmond Times-Dispatch Correction — 8/29/2005
Daily Progress Correction — 6/13/05
 
ALSO IN THE NEWS:
President Casteen Issues Videotaped Message on the Importance of Diversity
U.Va. Alumni Association Offers Reward For Information on Racial Incidents
Racial Attacks Against U.Va. Students Will Not Be Tolerated; President Casteen Issues Statement/Statement from U.Va.’s Rector, Thomas Farrell
 
Web Calendar   Systematic Conservation Planning: Achievements, Limitations and Messages for Practitioners
4 p.m., Clark Hall, Rm. 108 • Speaker: Robert Pressey, conservation biologist • Free and open to the public.
     
 

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Seven Cavaliers Ranked in Preseason ITA Singles Rankings


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