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President John T. Casteen III  
U.Va.’s School of Medicine Receives $12.5 Million Gift for Education Building

A GIFT of $12.5 million has been made to U.Va.’s School of Medicine by the Claude Moore Charitable Foundation of Fairfax toward a $25 million state-of-the-art medical education building. The University will be responsible for raising the other half. “This facility will enable us to impart the increasingly complex skills our medical students need to become effective and compassionate physicians and to pursue new advances in patient care,” said U.Va. president John T. Casteen III. Full story.

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U.Va. doctoral students who are teaching in addition to pursuing their research can apply for one of five dissertation-year fellowships. Offered by U.Va.’s Faculty Senate, each fellowship pays $20,000. Fellowship recipients will include a Curry student, an Arts & Sciences student and three others who will be chosen University-wide. “The University is committed to the idea that the best researchers can be, and often are, the best teachers,” said Robert E. Davis, Faculty Senate chair. Full story.

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Health System Reaches Out to Uninsured Patients

Illness can strike anyone at any time. For many Virginia residents, health insurance is unaffordable and they are not financially able to pay for necessary medical treatment. It is those patients who can seek assistance through U.Va.’s Indigent Care Program. Last year, 27,000 indigent patients were treated at the U.Va. Health System, with the state and federal government contributing $42.6 million of the $53.7 million cost. The remaining $11.1 million was paid by U.Va. Full story.

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U.Va. Tops Survey of African-American Graduation Rates
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Ayers Honored as National Professor of the Year
Letter to Parents About Recent Violence
 
Web Calendar   Bearing Our Burdens Honorably: Hospice and Humanity
11 a.m., Miller Center of Public Affairs • Speaker: Thomas Lynch, funeral director, essayist and poet • Free and open to the public.
 
     
 

Research News
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November issue highlights new opportunities at the University.

New Vice Provost for Academic Programs

University's Board of Visitors Approves $60M to Enhance the Sciences

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Women’s Volleyball:
Virginia’s Ashcraft and Davis Earn AVCA All-Region Honors

Men’s Soccer:
Matt Oliver Named to College Soccer News 2003 All-America Team


Baseball:
Virginia Adds Matt Bernstine to 2003 Early Signing Period Recruiting Class

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