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Sept. 19, 2005
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U.Va.’s Critical Incident Analysis Group
U.Va.’s Masters of Disaster: Group Confronts, Combats Crisis Around the World

THIS TIME LAST year, the world helplessly watched the rapid and grisly physical transformation of Ukraine’s opposition leader and top presidential candidate Viktor Yushchenko. Some 20 different specialists, from dermatologists to neurologists, were called in to determine the cause of the leader’s debilitating condition, to no avail. A call to U.Va.’s Critical Incident Analysis Group (members at left) would prove to be the seriously ill Yushchenko’s saving grace. Full story.

Virginia: The University of Virginia Alumni News

Nominations Sought For Thomas Jefferson Award; Deadline is Friday at Noon
Nominations are being sought for the Thomas Jefferson Award, the highest honor given to a member of the U.Va. community. The award, to be presented at Fall Convocation on Oct. 21, lauds a member of the faculty, administration or staff who has exemplified in character, work and influence the principles and ideals of Thomas Jefferson. Past recipients have included persons whose contributions have been in teaching, scholarship, administration or combinations of these. Eligible candidates must have served at U.Va. for a minimum of 15 years in a full-time capacity. The deadline to submit nominations is Friday. Full story.

U.Va. News Services
U.Va. Breaks Ground For New Medical Research Building

U.Va. President John T. Casteen III (left) was one of many who participated in Friday’s groundbreaking for a new medical science building. Devoted to research on infectious diseases, immunology, vaccine therapy, cancer and other areas of biomedicine, the $70.7 million, 102,000-square-foot facility will be named the Carter-Harrison Research Building to honor two families who have provided generous support for the project. “By enabling us to expand our programs in science and biomedicine, the Carter-Harrison Research Building will address one of the University's highest priorities,” said Casteen. Full story.

U.Va. Health System/Photo: Dan Addison

Daily Progress Correction — 9/11/2005
AP Correction — 8/30/2005
Richmond Times-Dispatch Correction — 8/29/2005

Richmond Lawyer Gordon F. Rainey Jr. to Lead U.Va.’s $3 Billion Fund-Raising Effort
U.Va. President Appoints William B. Harvey, National Expert in Diversity Issues, to Lead University’s Initiatives
U.Va.’s Parking Plan for Rolling Stones Concert Announced; Lottery Under Way For Premium Spots

Web Calendar   Washington Report
11 a.m., Miller Center of Public Affairs, 2201 Old Ivy Rd. • Speaker: Evan Thomas, political reporter • Free and open to the public • Information: 924-7236.

Inside UVA
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The University Responds to Reports of Racial Haassment

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

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Men’s Tennis:
Devvarman Reaches Quarterfinals of Futures Circuit Event

Field Hockey:
USA Ties Top-Ranked the Netherlands, 2-2

Men’s Soccer:
Cavaliers Defeat Longwood, 4-0

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