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Sept. 16-18, 2005
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MARK W. EDMUNDSON, the Daniels Family NEH Distinguished Teaching Professor of Arts & Sciences and a member of the English department faculty, will speak at Fall Convocation on Oct. 21 at University Hall. Fall Convocation, which officially opens U.Va.’s Family Weekend, recognizes undergraduate students for their academic excellence.Full Story.
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When students first set foot within the cloistered spaces of the pavilion gardens, spiced with the scent of lilacs or the indigo accent of larkspur, they often feel the thrill of having found somewhere off-limits. The gardens — there are 10 to choose from, each with a different green essence within their serpentine walls — can make any visitor who opens their small white gates feel like they’ve discovered something secret and special. For some, they become an important part of the U.Va. experience, a place to relax and regroup from the hectic pace of University life. Full Story.

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Conservation International, a leading nongovernmental organization devoted to science-based stewardship of the Earth’s living resources, has opened broad collaborations with University scientists on a number of initiatives for the coming years. The organization applies research in the sciences, economics, policy and community participation “to conserve the Earth’s living heritage, its global biodiversity, and to demonstrate that human societies can live harmoniously with nature.” Full Story.

Inside UVA

Daily Progress Correction — 9/11/2005
AP Correction — 8/30/2005
Richmond Times-Dispatch Correction — 8/29/2005
U.Va.’s Parking Plan for Rolling Stones Concert Announced; Lottery Under Way For Premium Spots
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   AIDS in Africa: Doctors and Artists Respond
Fri. 3 p.m., Newcomb Hall Theater • Speaker: Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine, actor/playwriter/filmmaker• Free and open to the public.

Inside UVA
is the University's Faculty and Staff Newsletter.
Published every other Friday by the Office of University Relations.

The University Responds to Reports of Racial Haassment

U.Va. Helps State Students Attending Hurricane-ravaged Institutions

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Men’s Golf:
Virginia Finishes 10th at Tournament of Champions

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Devvarman Reaches Round of 16 at Futures Event

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