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Aug. 4, 2006
  • U.Va. Center for Transportation Studies Now at the Helm of Virginia’s Local Technical Assistance Program
  • No Butts about It: Recent Policy Changes at U.Va. Include No Smoking
  • Phase One Expansion of Heart & Vascular Center Complete
Aug. 3, 2006
  • U.Va. Engineering Students Present Research Projects in Washington Today after Stint as Summer Policy Interns
  • Darden Alum James Cheng Pledges $1 Million for New Scholarship Fund
  • Virginia Film Festival to Preview ‘Little Miss Sunshine’
Aug. 2, 2006
  • U.Va.’s Virginia Center for Digital History Partners in $1M Grant to Enhance Teaching of American History
  • More Data Needed on Federal Agencies, Says U.Va. Law Professor
  • School Enrollment Growth to Cost Virginia Millions
Aug. 1, 2006
  • Maurice Apprey Appointed as Interim Dean of the University’s Office of African-American Affairs
  • Cirque du Soleil to Perform Tonight at U.Va.’s JPJ Arena: Important Parking Update
  • U.Va.’s Dept. of Athletics Certified by NCAA
July 31, 2006
  • BOV Approves the Schematic Design of New Cancer Center
  • U.Va. Launches New, More Interactive Web Site for Office of Admission
  • Cooperative Biomedical Research Shows Amazing Potential
July 28-30, 2006
  • University Community Mourns the Death of Leonard Robinson, U.Va.’s First Diplomat-Scholar
  • U.Va. Poison Center Gives Tips on What and What Not to Do if Bitten by a Snake
  • Classic Apparel: David Bostick Gives Birmingham Men the Tools and Togs They Need to Dress Well
July 27, 2006
  • U.Va. Reading Specialist Laura Justice Among this Year’s Presidential Research Award Recipients
  • Executive Education at Darden to Offer New Course on Organic Growth this Fall
  • ‘Super Saturday’ Workshop Honored as ‘Innovative’ Practice
July 26, 2006
  • Ice Sheets Drive Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide Levels, Inverting Ice-Age Theory, New U.Va. Study Shows
  • Women and Philanthropy: As Gifts Continue to Grow, So Does the Potential
  • U.Va. Health Ssytem Volunteers Bring Vital Medical Care to Southwest Virginia this Weekend
July 25, 2006
  • University of Virginia’s Dr. Mark E. Shaffrey to Chair Health System’s Department of Neurosurgery
  • U.Va.’s Law School Boasts Record Participation Level in Annual Alumni Giving
  • Open House for U.Va.’s New JPJ Arena Draws Thousands
July 24, 2006
  • U.Va. Professor Laura Justice Focuses on Earlier Reading Readiness for the Youngest of Learners
  • Deadline for U.Va. Teams to Sign Up for the 2006 Day of Caring Is Wednesday
  • Alumni: A Lifelong Bond with ‘Lifelong Benefits’
    Q&A with Senior Vice President Robert Sweeney
July 21-23, 2006
  • U.Va.’s Irina Mitrea Bringing Middle School Girls Together to Show Them that Math Isn’t for Guys Only
  • Sylvia Terry to Provide Continuity in U.Va.’s Office of African-American Affairs
  • U.Va. Curry Students Go Global for Higher Ed Conferences
July 20, 2006
  • Cheryl Gomez, University of Virginia Utilities Manager, Receives Meritorious Service Award
  • Chesapeake Bay Foundation Honored as 2006 Winner of McCarthy Leadership Award
  • Get a Sneak Preview of U.Va.’s New JPJ Arena on Saturday
July 19, 2006
  • U.Va. $10M Education Center Focuses on High-Quality Student Teaching Using Video and Latest Technology
  • U.Va.’s Center for Politics to Host Conference on Virginia Women and Politics
  • U.Va.’s Iverson, Pitt Strive to Enhance Math Fluency
July 18, 2006
  • U.Va. Health System Researchers Find that Diabetes Drug May Hold Promise in Treating Alzheimer’s
  • Darden Incubator to Assist in Translational Research
  • Salut! U.Va.’s French House Celebrates 20 Years
July 17, 2006
  • Upward Bound Program Paves the Way for Teens Interested in the Pursuit of a College Education
  • Gregory Mitchell Examines Intersection of Law, Social Science and Psychology
  • U.Va. Darden Grad Practices the Art of Giving it Away
July 14-16, 2006
  • U.Va. Engineering School Hosts NSF Summer Program; Students Create Software Solutions for Medical Problems
  • U.Va.’s Children’s Hospital to Host Health and Fitness Fair for Kids on Saturday
  • Two Remaining Acts Bring Heritage’s Season to a Close
July 13, 2006
  • U.Va. Health System Researchers Awarded $77,000 Ethics Grant to Study Safety Monitoring of Drug Trials
  • University’s New Online Shopping System Slated to Launch in December
  • International Travel at U.Va. Rising by Leaps and Bounds
July 12, 2006
  • U.Va. Engineering Professor Toby Berger Receives IEEE Award for Exceptional Teaching of Grad Students
  • Leadership Development Center Offers New Program for Mid-Level Managers
  • Don’t Miss the Sneak Preview of the Exciting New JPJ Arena
July 11, 2006
  • U.Va. Health System Once Again Named as One of America’s Best Hospitals in Five Medical Specialties
  • Beachgoers Beware: Stinging Sea Critters Can Pose Poison Hazard
  • Make a Difference: Sign Up Now for 2006 Day of Caring
July 10, 2006
  • Construction Executive Donald Sundgren Begins Duties Today as U.Va.’s New Chief Facilities Officer
  • U.Va. Summer Film Series Examines African-American Issues, Culture and History
  • The Power of Food Links Students, Faculty and Community
July 7-9, 2006
  • University of Virginia’s E. Franklin Dukes Named to the Board of the Policy Consensus Initiative
  • Kenny Chesney, Country Music Star, to Perform at JPJ Arena Next Month
  • Jefferson in Paris: Statue of One of America’s Founding Fathers Unveiled on Fourth of July
July 6, 2006
  • Ultimate Questions: The Debate over Intelligent Design
  • Health System Researchers Develop a Model for AIDS-Related Cancer Study
  • HRT’s Latest Production, ‘Enchanted April,’ Opens Friday
July 4-5, 2006
  • TJ Statue to Be Unveiled in Paris on Fourth of July
  • Public is Invited to Tour U.Va.’s Declaration of Independence Exhibit
  • U.Va.Charting a New Course for Semester at Sea Programs
July 3, 2006
  • TJ Statue to Be Unveiled in Paris on Fourth of July
  • Public is Invited to Tour U.Va.’s Declaration of Independence Exhibit
  • U.Va. Law School Has Banner Year for Faculty Recruitment
June 30, 2006
  • U.Va. Professors Help Teachers Connect with Students
  • Gov. Tim Kaine Grants U.Va. Employees Added Leave Time for Upcoming Holiday
  • Top Off the Fourth with a Tour of the University Library’s Declaration of Independence Exhibit
June 29, 2006
  • U.Va. Professor Maureen Weiss Testifies Before U.S. House on Character-Building and Youth Sports
  • U.Va. Hillel: Students Post Notes on Final Days of Recent Trip to Jerusalem
  • Cool to Do Well in School: U.Va. Curry Students Give Ideas for Closing Minority Achievement Gap
June 28, 2006
  • $5 Million Grant Boosts Darden-Curry Program for Education Leaders at State and District Levels
  • Obese Girls in Early Puberty at Risk for High Androgen Levels, U.Va. Study Finds
  • Joe Campbell: Making Progress at the Speed of Light
June 27, 2006
  • Joyrides vs. Jaywalkers: U.Va.’s Norton Examines a Collision of Cultures
  • Darden’s Top-Ranked Executive Education Unveils New Programs
  • Little Sisters of Hoboken Are Back and Funnier Than Ever in HRT Production of ‘Nunsense’
June 26, 2006
  • ‘Top 50 Under 50:’ Four U.Va. Darden Alumni Among Executives Named to Prestigious Black MBA List
  • Gov. Tim Kaine Grants U.Va. Employees Added Leave Time for Upcoming Holiday
  • The Master Builder: JPJ Arena Caps Dick Laurance’s Career
June 23-25, 2006
  • U.Va. Graduates in the College Guide Program Help Steer High School Students Toward Higher Education
  • Show Your Support for the Community by Signing Up for the 2006 Day of Caring
  • U.Va. Community Reaps the Benefits of What IM-Rec Sows
June 22, 2006
  • University of Virginia’s Center for Global Health Selects 26 Students for Scholarship Program
  • U.Va.’s Darden School Dean Robert Bruner Wins 2006 European Case Award
  • ‘John Barber’s Sketchbook: The Development of an Artist’ Opens at U.Va. Art Museum Tomorrow
June 21, 2006
  • U.Va. Study Abroad Course Yields Dispatches from Africa
  • Printing and Copying Services at U.Va. Rolls Out New Web Site Design
  • Pulitzer Prise-Winning Author to Visit U.Va. on Friday; Will Discuss ‘Improvising’ in War on Terror
June 20, 2006
  • U.Va. Receives $6 Million Gift for Financial Aid; Nursing Scholarship Included in Bequest from Late Alumnus
  • U.Va.’s Human Resources Launches New Web Site
  • U.Va. Center Earns Recognition for Efforts to Hire Refugees
June 19, 2006
  • U.Va.’s ‘Grand Experiment’ Begins; Restructuring of Public Higher Educ System Starts in Virginia on July 1
  • Women’s Center Director Sharon Davie Named Fulbright Senior Specialist
  • U.Va. Nursing Dean Jeanette Lancaster Named One of the Most ‘Powerful People in Healthcare’
June 16-18,2006
  • Fathers Play a Critical Role in Protecting Kids and Communities from Abuse and Crime, Report Finds
  • Sorensen Institute to Host Conference on Political Blogging this Weekend
  • U.Va. Student Team Wins National Advertising Competition
June 15, 2006
  • $2 Million in House Transportation Bill Designated for University of Virginia’s South Lawn Project
  • Community Briefing Focuses on University Building Projects, Plans
  • U.Va. Engineering Professor Robert Kelly Lends His Expertise in the Design of Pentagon 9/11 Memorial
June 14, 2006
  • Traffic Fatalities of Seniors Expected to Rise as Baby Boomers Age, Study Shows
  • U.Va.’s James Landers Provides Vital Answers in the Blink of an Eye
  • Favorites, Classics and New Discoveries Set the Stage for Heritage Repertory Theatre’s New Season
June 13, 2006
  • U.Va. Doctors Step Back in Time, Use Old Technology to Develop New Test to Diagnose Leg Artery Disease
  • U.Va. and Community to Explore Next Steps Toward a Sustainable Food System
  • The Cerenkov Blue: When the University Went Nuclear
June 12, 2006
  • Callahan’s Research Explores Ways to Connect Creative Students with Exceptional Teachers
  • Facilities Update: McCormick Road Resurfacing Starts Today
  • U.Va. Officials to Host Community Briefing Tomorow on Arena and Major Constuction
June 9-11, 2006
  • Bankole Johnson, Professor and Chairman of U.Va.’s Psychiatry Department, Awarded Highest APA Honor
  • University Announces the Outstanding Contribution Award Winners for 2006
  • New post-Baccalaureate Pre-Med Program at U.Va. Eases the Path for ‘Career Changers’
June 8, 2006
  • U.Va. Ranked among Top Universities Nationwide in Magazine’s Survey of Nanotechnology Programs
  • U.Va. Nurses Honored as Winners of this Year’s Circle of Excellence Awards
  • U.Va.’s ‘Style of Power’ Exhibit Shows How Upstart Americans Established International Credentials
June 7, 2006
  • University’s Engineering School Joins Statewide Partnership for Nanotechnology, Wins NSF Grant
  • U.Va. Children’s Hospital and NBC 29 Raise over $1.8M during Telethon
  • Make a Difference: Sign Up Now for 2006 Day of Caring
June 6, 2006
  • Board of Visitors Approves $1.97 Billion Budget; Diversity, Capital Campaign Also Focus of Discussion
  • Generous Gift Launches Global Communications Program at Comm School
  • U.Va.’s Reunions Weekend Offers More Bang with Fireworks Display, Increased Activities
June 5, 2006
  • You Can Never Be Too Clean: U.Va.’s Kevin Lehmann’s Spectroscope Increases the Yields of Semiconductors
  • Study Reveals Lag Time in Reporting Drug Recalls to Healthcare Professionals
  • John Paul Jones Arena Withstands Pressure of ‘Super Flush’
June 2-4, 2006
  • Good Vibrations: U.Va. Chemist Brooks Pate Knows Precisely How Much Clocks Do Besides Tell Time
  • Spend ‘An Evening with James Taylor’ at U.Va.’s John Paul Jones Arena
  • Engineering School Lowering Barriers to Foreign Study
June 1, 2006
  • $4 Million Grant to Aid Health System in Battling Parasite
  • U.Va. Children’s Hospital to Host 22nd Annual Telethon this Weekend
  • ‘Past Meets Present’ Showcases Artwork of U.Va. Art Department Alumni and Fifth-Year Fellows
May 31, 2006
  • FEST Rewards Junior Faculty for Pioneering Research
  • U.Va. Doctors Identify New Target in Battle Against Crohn’s
  • U.Va. Alum Warner’s Documentary Revives ‘Golden Era of NASCAR’
May 29-30, 2006
  • ‘Queen of Slag:’ Landscape Architect Julie Bargmann Transforms Industrial Wastelands
  • SRIP Aims for Long Term Diversity in the School of Medicine
  • School of Engineering and Applied Science: Take Part in Discoveries that Define Century
May 26-28, 2006
  • University of Virginia Study Shows the Future of U.S. Science Depends on Early Encouragement of Students
  • Damage from Oxygen May Be One Cause of Parkinson’s Disease
  • University of Virginia Architects Help Build Communities in Virginia and Beyond
May 25, 2006
  • Engineering School Receives Hewlett-Packard Grant; Tablet PCs Will Enhance Classroom Experience
  • Darden’s Executive Education Open Programs Named No. 1 in the World
  • What Makes Art Authentic? ‘Art/Not Art: Made in Oceania’ Opens May 31
May 24, 2006
  • Going Global: U.Va. Law Students Take Road Less Traveled, Opt for Year Abroad
  • Simple Strategies Can Increase Online Security, Privacy
  • Tamarkin Named Music Director and Conductor of Charlottesville and University Orchestra
May 23, 2006
  • ‘Adventure, Discover, Surprise’ Mark Final Exercises
  • Guiding the Way: Recent Grads Show High-Schoolers Path to College
  • Parking and Transportation Earns DEQ Certification for ‘Environmental Excellence’
May 22, 2006
  • ‘Adventure, Discover, Surprise’ Mark Final Exercises
  • University Alumnus Davis McCombs Wins $10,000 Poetry Prize
  • U.Va. Law Students Help Wrongfully Convicted Death Row Inmate Earl Washington Win Civil Suit
May 19-21, 2006
  • Undergrads Pursue Research in Wide Variety of Disciplines
  • An Engineer Without Borders, Emmanuel Smadja Widens Educational Impact
  • Gwen Archard’s Research Reveals the History of Disabled Students at U.Va.
  • Deep-Sea Research: Bill Gilhooly is Helping to Redefine What Life Is
May 18, 2006
  • Hiring Trends: Job Searches Start Earlier, Yield Big Results for Many U.Va. Grads
  • U.Va. Experience Leaves Jade Craig ‘Academically Strong and Socially Aware’
  • Cleopatra Lightfoot Steps Up at U.Va.-Wise, Sets Sights on Helping Others
  • Prodigy Greg Smith Earns Math Master’s, Leads Fight for Children’s Rights
May 17, 2006
  • Longtime U.Va. Benefactors Ruth Sacks Caplin and Mortimer Caplin Give $4 Million for Drama Addition
  • Phil Jackson Finds Harmony by Blending Business Savvy with Love of Music
  • Catherine Neale Defers New York for a Year of Relief Work in New Orleans
  • In Todd Aman’s Perfect World, Diversity Training Would be Mandatory
May 16, 2006
  • Virginia Colleges and Universities Collaborate to Pulg K-12 Schools into Super-Fast Networks
  • Anne Reynolds Holt Is ‘Everywoman’ of Opera
  • Bill Moore Follows His Desire to Be a Doctor
  • Allison Gillen’s Creative Lawn Tours Engage Youth
May 15, 2006
  • 177th Graduation Ceremonies this Weekend; Tom Wolfe, Tim Kaine to Address Graduates
  • U.Va. Health System Researchers Study the Cause of Atherosclerosis
  • Unearthed Cistern Gives Clues of Early Lawn Life
May 12-14, 2006
  • U.Va. Architecture Students Compete to Rebuild New Orleans
  • ‘Chuck it for Charity:’ U.Va. Student Cast-Offs Benefit Local Charities
  • U.Va.’s Rouss Hall Renovation Project Finally Hits ‘Rock Bottom’
May 11, 2006
  • Virginia Quarterly Review Wins National Magazine Awards for General Excellence, Fiction
  • Social Software: Steering Clear of ‘Too Much Information’
  • Monster Hurricanes: Study Questions Linkage Between Severe Hurricans & Global Warming
May 10, 2006
  • Health Partnership Act Introduced to Senate; Aims to Expand Coverage to Millions of Uninsured Americans
  • Interested in Working at U.Va.? Plan to Attend Job Fair to Be Held Tomorrow
  • U.Va. Patent Foundation Names Engineering’s George T.Gillies ‘Inventor of the Year’
May 9, 2006
  • U.Va.’s New Literary Journal Offers More Colorful Fare than the Traditional Black and White Law Journals
  • U.Va. Health System Employee Wins Governor’s Award for Public Service
  • Virginia Film Society Wraps Up Spring Series Tonight
May 8, 2006
  • U.Va. Health System Study Offers Promise for New, Effective Treatment in Battling Cocaine Addiction
  • U.Va. Class Assesses How the Charlottesville Regional Food System Measures Up
  • PILA Funds Record 59 Public Service Fellowships this Year
May 5-7, 2006
  • University Pays Tribute to Some of its Greatest Teachers
  • U.Va. Researchers Work to Help Asthma Sufferers Breathe a Little Easier
  • High Gas Prices, Traffic Congestion, Parking Headaches: It Makes Good Centes to Commute
May 4, 2006
  • University of Virginia’s Jonathan Moreno Named to Stem Cell Research Panel by National Academies
  • Listen Up: U.Va. Offering Free Hearing Screenings to Employees this Month
  • The National LambdaRail: High-Performance Computing Now Available to Researchers
May 3, 2006
  • University of Virginia Graduate Students Awarded Prestigious National Science Foundation Fellowships
  • U.Va.’s Cato Laurencin Honored for Contributions to Materials Science
  • U.Va. Joins Virginia-Nebraska Alliance
May 2, 2006
  • University of Virginia’s McIntire School Ranked No. 2 in the Nation by BusinessWeek Magazine
  • Virginia Quarterly Review to Host Acclaimed Poet Adrienne Rich on Thursday
  • Vision Statement, Salary Issues and Capital Campaign Round Out Faculty Senate Meeting
May 1, 2006
  • U.Va.’s Casteen Addresses Compensation Issues at Faculty Senate Meeting, Notes ‘Alarming’ Disparity
  • U.Va. Joins with Black Institutions in Health Profession Partnership
  • U.Va. Engineering Program Sends Students to Brazil
April 28-30, 2006
  • Special Report: ‘Living Wage’ Debate at the University
  • Block Scheduling in High School Equals Lower Scores in College Science Classes
  • Blood Pressure Readings Lower When Patients Slow Down, U.Va. Study Finds
  • U.Va. Economist Finds that Good Things Come to Those Who Delay Motherhood
April 27, 2006
  • U.Va. Professor Farzaneh Milani One of 20 Named to the 2006 Class of Carnegie Corporation Scholars
  • Renaissance Art Historian to Give Lecture Today at U.Va. on Leonardo da Vinci
  • Don’t Stereotype: What You See is NOT What You Get
April 26, 2006
  • Combining Art and Physics, University of Virginia Education Student Wins Science Teaching Fellowship
  • U.Va. Employees Can Now Take Advantage of New Features in ‘Payslip’ System
  • University of Virginia Poet Rita Dove Named Fellow by American Academy of Arts and Sciencess
April 25, 2006
  • U.Va.’s Board of Visitors Approves Tuition Increase of $665 for the 2006-2007 Academic Year
  • Law School Alumna Wins First Orrick Fellowship, Will Clerk at World Court
  • Former Student Activist John Stokes to Give Public Talk Tomorrow at U.Va.
  • U.Va.’s Gardens Opens for Viewing Today to Celebrate Historic Garden Week
April 24, 2006
  • U.Va. President Casteen Cites Recent Protests, Touts Progress in Annual State of the University Address
  • Health System Researchers Test New Device for Fixing Mitral Valve Leakage
  • Film Society Presents ‘Off the Hook’ and ‘Loudmouth Soup’
April 21-23, 2006
  • U.Va. President Casteen Cites Recent Protests, Touts Progress in Annual State of the University Address
  • Latest Steps in Living Wage Campaign: Teach-in, Letter from U.Va. Faculty
  • Claudia Emerson, U.Va. Alumna, Wins the Pulitzer Prize in Poetry
  • U.Va.’s Student Opera Company to Present Production this Weekend
April 20, 2006
  • U.Va. Names Cheryl Burgan Evans as its New Director of Graduate Student Diversity Programs
  • President Casteen to Give Annual State of the University Address Tomorrow at U.Va.
  • Drama Department to Present Spring Festival of One-Acts
April 19, 2006
  • University of Virginia Health System Researchers Discover Treatment that Reverses Type 1 Diabetes
  • Tickets Go on Sale Saturday for Dave Matthews Band Performances at JPJ Arena
  • University}s Mock Trial Team Wins National Championship
April 18, 2006
  • Teaching, It’s a Simple Game: U.Va.’s John Arras Shares His Tried and true Method of Instruction
  • U.Va. Health Plan Members to Receive New Pharmacare Prescription Cards by Mail
  • Mark Your Calendar: 12th Annual National Physics Day to Be Held at U.Va. on Thursday
April 17, 2006
  • Dawn Staley Scores Another Victory as the U.Va. Women’s Center’s 2006 Distinguished Alumna
  • Four-Day Sit-In at U.Va. Results in 17 Student Arrests over the Weekend
  • Once and Future Plague: Coming to Grips with a Pandemic
April 14-16, 2006
  • Prior Inaugurated as the New Chancellor of U.Va.-Wise
  • Basic Researchers at U.Va.’s Health System Keep their Eyes on the Final Prize
  • Congressman Virgil Goode Visits University Labs
April 13, 2006
  • University of Virginia’s New Program Guarantees Admission to Virginia Community College Graduates
  • ‘Jumpstart for a Day’ to Be Held on Grounds Tomorrow
  • Dworkin, Zumthor Awarded TJ Foundation Medals at U.Va.
April 12, 2006
  • U.Va. Nursing School Breaks Ground for Education Building
  • U.Va.’s Timothy Naftali to Direct the Richard M. Nixon Presidential Library
  • Book Published by U.Va. Press Nets Two Major Awards in One Week
  • University’s New Dining Program Offers Options for Passover and Beyond
April 11, 2006
  • The Yin of Tax Legislation: U.Va. Law Professor Returns from Influential Policy Position
  • Cities Have Made Gains on Suburbs Since the 2000 Census, U.Va. Study Shows
  • U.Va. Researchers Part of Collaborative Effort to Develop Drug Delivery that’s Right on Target
April 10, 2006
  • Who Knows Their Children Best, Teachers or Parents?
  • Intellectual Legacy of Armstead Robinson To Be Topic of Panel Tomorrow
  • University’s East Asia Center Enters its Fourth Decade
April 7-9, 2006
  • U.Va. Unveils Schematic Design for South Lawn Project
  • Study Finds That Two Supermassive Black Holes Are Spiraling Toward Collision
  • U.Va. Hosts Award-Winning Poet Alice Fulton as Rea Visiting Writer in Poetry
  • Architecture School Lecture Explores Sound and Vision in Domestic Architecture
April 6, 2006
  • 19th Annual Virginia Film Festival to Feature Revelations
  • Students to Engineer Steel Bridges, Concrete Canoes in Competition this Week
  • Intro to Politics: Gov. Kaine Speaks to Sabato’s Class about Jobs, Taxes and Transportation
April 5, 2006
  • University of Virginia Receives 16, 280 Applications; Extends Offers to 4,876 Students for Class of 2010
  • Art Historian T.J. Clark Continues Page-Barbour Lectures Today and Thursday
  • Black Maria Film and Video Festival to Begin Today
April 4, 2006
  • Communicating Katrina: U.Va. Alumna Creates Pipeline for Disseminating Information to Evacuees
  • U.Va.’s CVC Honored for Pinnacle Year of Giving
  • In Search of Excellence: Graduate Students Hold the Key
April 3, 2006
  • Preparing for Future Faculty Needs to Begin Now: Mentoring Important for Recruitment and Retention
  • President}s Report Available Online
  • Restoring Honor: Perspectives on an Imperiled Institution in a Changing World
March 31-April 2, 2006
  • U.Va.’s Hayden to Lead International Avian Flu Effort
  • Institute on Aging to Host Author Discussing His Book on Alzheimer’s on Monday
  • Five U.Va. Grad Schools Ranked Among Best in Nation
March 30, 2006
  • University of Virginia Rated a ‘Best Value’ Among American Public Colleges and Universities
  • Immigration Conference To Be Held this Week at U.Va.’s School of Law
  • Art Museum Exhibit, ‘Humanism and Enigma: The Art of Honore Sharrer’ Begins Saturday
March 29, 2006
  • University of Virginia Student Edward Ross Baird Among this Year’s Truman Scholarship Winners
  • Conference to Examine Future of Environmental Law Begins Today at U.Va.
  • Jasanoff’s ‘Edge of Empire’ Wins Duff Cooper Prize
March 28, 2006
  • Two U.Va. Students Win Prestigious Goldwater Scholarships
  • Parking & Transportation Announces Parking Rate Increases Effective June 1
  • Fiscal Crisis Looms Unless Government Reforms, Predicts Comptroller General David Walker
March 27, 2006
  • University of Virginia’s School of Nursing Wins $1,132,000 Grant; Twenty Named Fuld Fellows
  • Exhibition to Highlight U.Va.’s Graduate Student Research on Wednesday
  • U.Va.’s Medical Center Revamps its Compensation System
March 24-26, 2006
  • Drug Fix: U.Va.’s MacDonald Looks for Ways to Prevent Adverse Reactions and Keep Helpful Medicines Available
  • U.Va. Researchers Work to Develop First Genetic Test for Salt Sensitivity
  • The Photographic Treasure Trove of Ed Roseberry
March 23, 2006
  • U.Va. Professor W. Bernard Carlson Examines the Countless Ways that Technology Has Changed History
  • Outstanding Contribution Award Nominations for Employees Due by March 31
  • U.Va. Leading the Debate over Ethics and Research
March 22, 2006
  • Students Vie for Jefferson Scholarships; Offers Made to 44
  • Law Student Kate Duvall Earns Pro Bono Fellowship
  • McGovern, Shaheen Slated to Give Talks at U.Va. Today
  • Forum Examines Ethics of Buying and Selling Organs
March 21, 2006
  • U.Va.’s Faculty Senate Awards $100,000 in Fellowships
  • Lecture Series Examines Boundaries of Biodiversity and Conservation Science
  • University’s Drama Department Continues its 2005-2006 Season this Week with ‘Luminosity’
March 20, 2006
  • Virginia Quarterly Review Does the University Proud; Earns Six Nominations for National Magazine Awards
  • Wednesday Marks the Beginning of 12th Annual Festival of the Book
  • Ronald Dworkin to Receive Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal in Law Next Month at U.Va.
March 17-19, 2006
  • University of Virginia Faculty Have Strong Interest in Addressing Students’ Alcohol Use, Survey Reveals
  • Award-Winning New York Architect Gregg Pasquarelli to Speak at U.Va. Friday
  • Symphony Orchestras Jazzes it up this Weekend at U.Va.
March 16, 2006
  • U.Va. No. 1 Public for Percentage of African-American Grads
  • French Film Festival To Be Held at U.Va. This Weekend
  • SimMan Fosters Real-Life Experience for Nursing Students
March 15, 2006
  • Acclaimed Authors to Discuss Suffering This Week at U.Va.
  • Poet Giovanni Headlines HUES Conference at U.Va.
  • Construction on Research Building to Begin Soon
  • U.Va. Selects PeopleSoft as its New Student System
March 14, 2006
  • Sen. Ted Kennedy to Deliver Keynote Address During Public Service Conference This Weekend at U.Va.
  • U.Va. to Host Conference on Stem Cell and Organ Donation Ethics This Week
  • U.Va. Celebrates Peace Corps 45th Anniversary Tomorrow
March 10-13, 2006
  • X’s and Y’s: U.Va. Research Shows Sex Chromosomes Play Role in Aggression and Maternal Behavior
  • National Symposium on Women and Politics to Feature Geraldine Ferraro
  • Last Ball in U-Hall, Home of Men’s and Women’s Basketball
March 9, 2006
  • Statewide Nursing Simulation Conference Begins Today at U.Va.
  • President John Casteen Issues Statement on U.Va.’s Competitive Compensation
  • Michael Rasbury Brings Expertise in Sound Design to U.Va.
March 8, 2006
  • University of Virginia Medical Center Once Again Ranks as One of the Nation’s Top 100 Hospitals
  • President John Casteen Issues Statement on U.Va.’s Competitive Compensation
  • Globalization: ‘Flat’ World Reshapes Higher Education
March 7, 2006
  • All in the Family: University of Virginia Reaches Out With the Creation of a New Parent’s Organization
  • Sign Up Now to Attend U.Va.’s Mini Med School
  • U.Va. Exhibit, ‘Eyre Apparent,’ Reveals the Many Faces of Famous Heroine Jane Eyre
March 6, 2006
  • U.Va. Engineering Student’s New Life Vest Design Takes First Place in International Competition
  • Anticipate Minor Traffic Delays This Week for Work on Madison Bowl Project
  • Device Gives New Voice to People with Speech Problems
March 3-5, 2006
  • Poet and U.Va. English Professor Rita Dove Named Winner of 2006 Common Wealth Award for Literature
  • 'Don't Tell" U.Va. Featured in Oscar-Nominated Film
  • U.Va. Magazine Boasts New Look, More Readers
  • U.Va.'s New Community Resource Guide Available
March 2, 2006
  • Oh Deer: U.Va. Economist John Pepper Finds That Changing Hunting Laws Can Be Risky Business
  • Faculty Senate Discussion Includes Semester at Sea Program, Tuition Waiver
  • Virginia Quarterly Review Wins Phoenix Award
March 1, 2006
  • Emotional Engagement Makes Married Women Happiest
  • Dave Matthews Band To Be Grand Opening Event at John Paul Jones Arena
  • U.Va. Law Student Ryan Almstead to Receive Virginia State Bar’s Oliver W. Hill Pro Bono Award
Feb. 28, 2006
  • Gov. Tim Kaine to Deliver U.Va.’s Commencement Address During This Year’s Final Exercises in May
  • U.Va.’s Faculty Senate Takes a Look at Its Past, Contemplates Its Future
  • U.Va. Law Student Raqiyyah Pippins Among Ebony’s 30 ‘Young Leaders of the Future’
Feb. 27, 2006
  • Medical Malpractice Reform Concept Pays Off for All Parties Involved, Says U.Va.’s Jeffrey O’Connell
  • Aging 101: U.Va. Lecture Series Kicks Off Tomorrow With Talk on Why We Age
  • International Spanish Scholar David Gies To Be at the Helm of U.Va.’s Semester at Sea Voyage
Feb. 24-26, 2006
  • New John Paul Jones Arena Announces Coming Attractions
  • Nigerian Ambassador’s Talk Kicks Off U.Va.’s Ambassador Lecture Series
  • Two U.Va. Professors Receive 2006 ‘Outstanding Faculty Award’ from SCHEV
  • Memorial Service for Louisa Panou-Takahashi Welty To Be Held Sunday
Feb. 23, 2006
  • U.Va. Health System Researchers One Step Closer to Developing Treatments for Deadly Lung Failure
  • Public Invited to Attend U.Va. Engineering School’s Open House on Saturday
  • U.Va. Astronomer Kenneth Seidelmann Honored by AAAS for International Science Cooperation
Feb. 22, 2006
  • U.Va. Psychologist James Coan Finds that High-Quality Marriages Have Calming Effect on Nerves
  • Symposium on Democracy in the Middle East To Be Held Friday at U.Va.
  • U.Va.’s Biomedical Engineering Department Chosen for Innovative Partnership, Awarded $2.9 Million
Feb. 21, 2006
  • U.Va.’s Biomedical Engineering Department Chosen for Innovative Partnership, Awarded $2.9 Million
  • Inaugural Talk of U.Va.’s Ambassador Lecture Series To Be Delivered Tomorrow
  • New LGBT Coordinator Provides Supportive, Safe Space
Feb. 20, 2006
  • U.Va. Law Professor Caleb Nelson Receives the Federalist Society’s Prestigious Paul M.Bator Award
  • U.Va.’s Gregory Orr To Be Featured on NPR’s ‘All Things Considered’ Tonight
  • Virginia Film Society Opens Spring Season on Saturday
Feb. 17-19, 2006
  • U.Va. Researchers Successfully Test New Procedure That Uses Tiny Bubbles to ‘See’ Crohn’s Disease
  • National Symposium on Women and Politics Kicks Off on Monday at U.Va.
  • U.Va. Drama Department’s ‘Truth and Beauty’ Examines American Consumerism and Culture
Feb. 16, 2006
  • Two U.Va. Undergrads on USA Today’s Top Students List
  • Virginia Quarterly Review to Host Two Rising Young African Writers Tomorrow
  • Harvard Professor and U.Va. Alumnus Chris Stubbs to Present 36th Annual Hoxton Lecture Tonight
Feb. 15, 2006
  • Pedestrian Safety, South Lawn Project Spark Spirited Discussion during U.Va. Board’s Most Recent Meeting
  • Ron Aslop, Editor and Writer, to Speak at U.Va.’s Darden School Tomorrow
  • J-Term Students Reflect on Katrina during Forum Today
Feb. 14, 2006
  • Other Couples’ Happiness is this U.Va. Couple’s Business
  • Poet Carol Muske-Dukes Visits U.Va. Tomorrow for Presentation and Reading
  • U.Va.’s Edgar Olsen to Testify before Congress Tomorrow on State of America’s Public Housing
  • Study by U.Va. Researchers Shows the Connection Between High Glucose and Diabetic Complications
  • Harvard’s Chris Stubbs to Present 36th Annual Hoxton Lecture this Week
  • ‘What Women Talk About:’ U.Va. Drama Graduate Finds Herself in a Place She Never Thought She’d Be
Feb. 10-12, 2006
  • University of Virginia’s Cancer Center Receives $5 Million Gift
  • High-Profile Murder Case Substantiates the Need for Death Penalty Reform
  • Paul Meier: From U.Va. Training to the Ski Slopes of Torino
Feb. 9, 2006
  • U.Va. Math Professor’s Research in Infinite Dimension Algebra Will Help Define Symmetry of String Theory
  • ‘Apprentice’ Randal Pinkett Gives Black History Month Keynote Tonight at U.Va.
  • U.Va. Center Aims to Break Down Barriers to Quality Care
Feb. 8, 2006
  • Qualified Teachers, Energized Students Are the Keys to ‘No Child Left Behind’ Program, Says Henry L. Johnson
  • U.Va. Professors Morrish, Upton to Discuss ‘The Next New Orleans?’ on Friday
  • Artists Bring Their ‘Green’ Visions of the World to U.Va.
Feb. 7, 2006
  • Meetings Aim to Connect U.Va. Research with High-Tech Industries
  • U.Va.’s Architecture Grad Program Ranked No. 3
  • U.Va.’s Turner Tempers Criticism with Optimism in his State of African-American Affairs Addresss
Feb. 6, 2006
  • Swiss Architect to Receive Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal
  • U.Va.’s Black History Month Keynote Address Scheduled for Thursday
  • U.Va.’s Timothy Wilson: Reaching Out to Help Others is Good Medicine for Helping Yourself
Feb. 3-5, 2006
  • Improving Social Justice on Campuses Automatically Improves Society, Says U.Va.’s Chief Diversity Officer
  • University Tallies Record Amount of Money Donated by Employees to the CVC
  • Henry L. Johnson to Give Inaugural Address for the Walter N. Ridley Speaker Series on Monday
Feb. 2, 2006
  • Internationally Known Demographer Qian Cai Joins U.Va.’s Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service
  • ‘Super Saturday’ Financial Aid Workshop for High Schoolers this Weekend
  • Weekend Symphony Concert at U.Va. Delivers Double Dose
Feb. 1, 2006
  • U.Va. Named a Top Producer of Peace Corps Volunteers
  • Mark Your Calendar: ‘State of African-American Affairs’ Address Tomorrow
  • Faculty Recruitment Challenges, South Lawn Project Topped U.Va. Board of Visitors Agenda
Jan. 31, 2006
  • School of Nursing Gets $5 Million for Education Building
  • It’s That Time of Year: U.Va. Employees Can Now Access W-2 Forms Online
  • U.Va.’s Chief Diversity Officer William B. Harvey to Discuss the Racial Climate in Higher Educations
Jan. 30, 2006
  • University of Virginia Professor Stuart Wolf’s Research Promises to Put a New Spin on Electronics
  • Weldon Cooper Center Releases Virginia’s 2005 Population Estimates
  • Off Grounds Gallery to Showcase Works of Local Artist Caesar Morton Starting this Week
Jan. 27-29, 2006
  • Conceptual Sketches for South Lawn Project Rolled out at U.Va. BOV Meeting
  • New York Architects Kick Off Architecture School’s Spring Lecture Series
  • University Breaks Ground for New Studio Art Building
Jan. 26, 2006
  • Building the Digital Library: U.Va.’s Thornton Staples Leads First Digital Repository Management System
  • Email Information Session to Be Held Today for U.Va.’s Mulberry, WebMail Users
  • New U.Va. Major Crosses Boundaries to Define ‘American’
Jan. 25, 2006
  • At the Intersection of Mathematics and History: New Book Traces Evolution of Famed Mathematician
  • U.Va.’s Tilghman, Blair to Share Creative Flair With Readings from Works
  • Nobel Prize-Winning Physiologist Ferid Murad Talks about his Research during U.Va. Visit
Jan. 24, 2006
  • U.Va. Athletics Pledges $50,000 from Bowl Proceeds to Marching Band and Graduate Student Research
  • U.Va.’s Teaching Resource Center to Host Diversity Workshop Tomorrow
  • ‘Preserving our Past, Capturing our Future:’ Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration Tonight
Jan. 23, 2006
  • University’s Graduation Rate for African-Americans Stands Unsurpassed among the 25 ‘Public Ivies’
  • Learn how to Report Bias Incidents at New ‘Just Report It’ Web Site
  • U.Va. Legal Program Transforms Students into Lawyers
Jan. 20-22, 2006
  • U.Va. Receives $4.5 Million MacArthur Grant for Study on Mental Health Outpatient Treatment
  • APPLE Conference Targets Prevention of Substance Abuse among Athletes
  • Nobel Prize-Winning Physiologist Ferid Murad to Give Lecture at U.Va.’s Rotunda on Monday
Jan. 19, 2006
  • U.Va. Study Finds that Stem Cells are the Bosses, Not the Workhorses, in Repairing Damaged Tissue
  • Scientist Earning Acclaim With Second-Most Cited Research Paper of Decade
  • All In: Luck of the Draw Dealt Up-and-Coming Poker Player Eric Froehlich the Winning Hand
Jan. 18, 2006
  • U.Va. Professor’s Lifelong Love of Children’s Books Yields Personal and Professional Gratification
  • Your Mother Was Right: No Food or Drink before Taking your Temperature
  • Disaster Relief Effort Revitalizes Pakistani Students League
Jan. 17, 2006
  • Two U.Va. Graduates Win George J. Mitchell Scholarship
  • Kiplinger Magazine Ranks U.Va. Third Among Best Values in Public Colleges
  • New Pro Bono Project Provides Additional Support for Victims of Domestic Violence
Jan. 13-16, 2006
  • U.Va.’s North Grounds Connector Opens Friday; Project Completed Five Months Ahead of Schedule
  • New Ethics and Policy Program Created at U.Va.’s Health System
  • Blog Gives Student’s-Eye View of Post-Katrina New Orleans
Jan. 12, 2006
  • ‘A Drop in the Bucket’: U.Va. J-Term Students Continue Clean-Up and Recovery Efforts in New Orleans
  • Mark Your Calendar: Financial Aid Workshop to be Held Tonight
  • U.Va. Art Museum’s New Exhibit Focuses “Social Lens” on Documentary Photography
Jan. 11, 2006
  • More to Ferguson Than Football: Cavs’ Star Lineman Seeks Balanced Life
  • Panel Using Technology to Enhance K-12 Learning to be Held Tomorrow
  • Live From New Orleans: U.Va. Students Record Intimate Encounters with the Crescent City
Jan. 10, 2006
  • C. Thomas Faulders Selected as New President and Chief Executive Officer of U.Va. Alumni Association
  • U.Va. Human Resources Hosts Job-Seeker Workshop Today
  • University of Virginia Professor Cato Laurencin Honored for Contributions to Medicine
Jan. 9, 2006
  • A Galaxy Not So Far Away: U.Va.’s Rachael Beaton Explores the Realm of the Milky Way, Past and Future
  • Mark Your Calendar: Teaching Workshop to be Held Next Week
  • Listen Up: Presidential Recordings Available Online
Jan. 6-8, 2006
  • U.Va. Health System Awarded Funding in Search for New Treatments for Diabetic Kidney Disease
  • ITC Issues Security Alert for Windows Users, Offers Tips for Patching Your Computer
  • Twosome Works on Identifying the Elements of Control
Jan. 5, 2006
  • Louis Auchincloss ’41: Career as White-Glove Writer Perseveres For Retired White-Shoe Lawyer
  • Management Team for John Paul Jones Arena Announces New Hires
  • Program Helps Women Seeking Nontraditional Employment
Jan. 4, 2006
  • National Leader in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Tapped to Lead Internal Medicine at U.Va.
  • New Web Site Provides Instant Access to Virginia’s Demographics
  • Exploration Occasion: J-Term Gives Students Chance to Broaden Academic Experiences
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