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1999 Summer Calendar Of Events

June 10, 1999 -- Following is a calendar of selected U.Va. summer programs that may be of interest to the news media.

Although many of the programs aren't open to the general public, reporters may arrange to attend and cover them. For additional information or to arrange coverage, please call the listed contacts or University News Services at (804) 924-7116.

MAY 27-JULY 2 - THE MCINTIRE BUSINESS INSTITUTE

LOCATION: McIntire School of Commerce, Minor Hall

PARTICIPANTS: Approximately 100 graduates of liberal arts programs

PURPOSE: The institute provides non-business graduates with a broad understanding of management principles and practices to prepare them for careers in business.

SPONSORS: McIntire School of Commerce

CONTACT: Neil Snyder, director of the McIntire Business Institute, (804) 924-3218

MAY 30-AUG. 7 - RESEARCH EXPERIENCE IN CHEMISTRY FOR UNDERGRADUATES

LOCATION: Chemistry Building

PARTICIPANTS: 15 students (12 undergraduates from universities around the U.S. plus three U.Va. undergraduates)

PURPOSE: To introduce undergraduates to research in a sophisticated research environment

SPONSORS: National Science Foundation and U.Va. chemistry department

CONTACT: Susan Collins, (804) 924-3623

JUNE 1-JULY 9 - THE EXECUTIVE PROGRAM '99

LOCATION: Darden Graduate School of Business Administration

PARTICIPANTS: Approximately 75 business executives from the U.S. and abroad

PURPOSE: To provide senior managers with a broad understanding of management principles that prepares them for assuming additional responsibility

SPONSORS: Darden Executive Education

CONTACT: Lou Centini, director of executive education; Elizabeth Hupert, LaDonna Baker, (804) 924-3000

JUNE 2-AUG. 11 - REACT PROGRAM

LOCATION: Speech-Language-Hearing Center, 2205 Fontaine Avenue, suite 202

PARTICIPANTS: Adults experiencing hearing loss and their family members

PURPOSE: A family-oriented rehabilitation program will teach adults how to minimize problems associated with hearing loss. Participants in the Rehabilitating Auditory Communication Techniques program will learn new communication skills, explore the social and emotional issues associated with hearing loss and gain information about hearing aids and assistive devices.

SPONSORS: Speech-Language-Hearing Center

CONTACT: Robert E. Novak, center director, (804) 924-7107, Susan Thompson, (804) 924-6354

JUNE 6-10 - DEMOCRACY: AMERICA, THE WORLD, THE FUTURE: 19th ANNUAL SUMMER ON THE LAWN PROGRAM

LOCATION: Around Grounds

PARTICIPANTS: Alumni and friends of the University who have a broad interest in contemporary issues and want to be part of the ongoing public conversations about them

PURPOSE: The program will explore the global drive toward democracy, freedom and peace. Issues to be considered include the democratic expectations for America and the world in the next decades, and the responsibilities of citizens, and of the nation, in this arena.

SPONSORS: Continuing Education, College of Arts and Sciences, the Alumni Association

CONTACT: Lawrence Adams, (804) 243-3501

JUNE 6-JULY 8 - THE RALPH BUNCHE SUMMER INSTITUTE

LOCATION: Cabell Hall, Department of Government and Foreign Affairs

PARTICIPANTS: 15 African-American college juniors from around the country

PURPOSE: To offer an introduction to advanced study and careers in political science

SPONSORS: National Science Foundation, American Political Science Association,

U.Va. Office of the Provost, and U.Va. Arts & Sciences

CONTACT: Paula McClain, director (804) 924-3614; Michael Cairo, assistant director (804) 924-3681

JUNE 6-JULY 9 - THOMAS JEFFERSON'S POPLAR FOREST ARCHAEOLOGY

LOCATION: Poplar Forest, Forest, Va.

PARTICIPANTS: Students in history, anthropology, archaeology, or historic preservation, museum volunteers and staff, individuals interested in pursuing archaeology as a career, school teachers in social studies and related subjects.

PURPOSE: Participants will divide their time between the excavation site and the archaeology laboratory with day trips to sites where historical archaeology is under way.

SPONSORS: Poplar Forest and Continuing Education

CONTACT: Barbara Heath, director of archaeology, (804) 525-1806

JUNE 7-11 - THE ART AND SCIENCE OF SPORTS MEDICINE

LOCATION: Ruffner Hall

PARTICIPANTS: Coaches, physical therapists, trainers and physicians

PURPOSE: Prevention and treatment of athletic injuries, rehabilitation and training methods and factors affecting human performance. Taught by faculty, physicians, scientists and educators.

SPONSORS: Departments of orthopedic surgery, athletics, and health and physical education

CONTACT: Joe Gieck, (804) 982-5450

JUNE 9-JUNE 13 - INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON COMPUTERS IN HUMANITIES

LOCATION: Around Grounds

PARTICIPANTS: Academicians from throughout North America and Europe

PURPOSE: The joint annual conference of the Association for Computers in the Humanities and the Association for Literary and Linguistic Computing will discuss latest developments in using technology in the humanities, including on-line publishing, text analysis, and innovative World Wide Web uses.

SPONSORS: U.Va.'s Electronic Text Center and Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities

CONTACT: John Unsworth, (804) 924-4527

JUNE 10-12 - PUBLIC POLICY INSTITUTE: CIVIC LEARNING, PUBLIC DELIBERATION AND EXPERIENTIAL EDUCATION

LOCATION: Around Grounds, with participants staying in rooms on the Lawn

PARTICIPANTS: About 40 educators and local government officials

PURPOSE: To focus on the theory and practice of public deliberation, focusing on the difference between deliberation and debate, understanding the importance of the connection of values to positions on issues and developing skills in moderating forums.

SPONSORS: National Society for Experiential Education, Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service

CONTACT: Jennifer Riley, (804) 982-5754

JUNE 12-15 - VIRGINIA ARCHITECTURE OF THE 17TH AND 18TH CENTURIES

LOCATION: College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Va.

PARTICIPANTS: Adult learners reflecting a wide range of ages and educational backgrounds

PURPOSE: To examine early American architecture, architectural history and historical preservation.

SPONSORS: Continuing Education

CONTACT: Tom Dowd, senior program director, (804) 982-5252

JUNE 12-17 - SOCIETY FOR DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY 58TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

LOCATION: Old Cabell Hall

PARTICIPANTS: 150 society member

PURPOSE: to bring together members for presentations of new research in the field.

SPONSORS: Biology department

CONTACT: Robert Grainger, (804) 924-5449

JUNE 13-19 - THE FUTURE OF HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH

LOCATION: Edinburgh, Scotland

PARTICIPANTS: College and university leaders

PURPOSE: To examine the competing intellectual and vocational aims of higher education, to define the scope of student and program outcomes assessment, and to address issues of internationalization and diversity.

SPONSORS: Curry School of Education, Continuing Education

CONTACT: Martha Ann Toms, (804) 582-5107; Nancy Iverson, Institute Director, (804) 582-5110

JUNE 13-JUNE 25 - THE HISTORIC LANDSCAPE INSTITUTE

LOCATION: Around Grounds and Monticello

PARTICIPANTS: Amateurs and professionals interested in horticulture, history and landscape architecture

PURPOSE: Participants experience the theory and practice of landscape preservation with an introduction to the fields of landscape history, garden restoration and historical horticulture by using the landscapes designed by Thomas Jefferson at Monticello and the University of Virginia.

SPONSORS: The University of Virginia, Monticello

CONTACT: Mary Hughes, (804) 924-6015

JUNE 14-19 - AICPA NATIONAL BANKING SCHOOL

LOCATION: McIntire School of Commerce

PARTICIPANTS: About 50 accountants, bank executives and bank regulators

PURPOSE: To bring together accountants, managers of financial institutions and regulators of banking in a seminar on problems financial institutions face in today's changing environment.

SPONSORS: McIntire School of Commerce Foundation, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

CONTACT: Robert Kemp, professor of commerce, (804) 924-3482

JUNE 14-JULY 2 - 1999 CHESAPEAKE REGIONAL SCHOLARS SUMMER SEMINAR IN AFRICAN-AMERICAN STUDIES

LOCATION: Cauthen House

PARTICIPANTS: 12 full-time teaching college and university faculty from the Chesapeake region

PURPOSE: To discuss new teaching and research methodologies in African-American studies. The theme is "Rethinking African-American Studies: Archival Research in the Digital Age."

SPONSORS: Ford Foundation

CONTACT: Scot French, assistant director, Carter Woodson Institute, (804) 924-8889

JUNE 14-JULY 23 - ARCHAEOLOGICAL FIELD SCHOOL AT MONTICELLO

LOCATION: Monticello

PARTICIPANTS: 15 graduate or undergraduate students

PURPOSE: Students learn the fundamentals of modern, multi-disciplinary excavation techniques of historical archaeology, their methodological motivation, and the substantive issues in early Virginia social history by archaeological evidence.

SPONSORS: Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation, Continuing Education

CONTACT: Derry Voysey, (804) 984-9864

JUNE 14-AUG. 13 - SUMMER FOREIGN LANGUAGE INSTITUTE

LOCATION: Around Grounds

PARTICIPANTS: About 140 business representatives, students and others

PURPOSE: Intensive, total-immersion study of French, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Latin, and Tibetan

SPONSORS: Summer Session

CONTACT: Barbro Kelley, director of Summer Foreign Language Institute, (804) 924-3371

JUNE 19-22 - THE 1999 JEFFERSON SYMPOSIUM

LOCATION: Around Grounds

PARTICIPANTS: General public, teachers, historians

PURPOSE: To explore in-depth Jefferson's profoundly influential period in France and its lasting effects on his views, his life, and America itself. Faculty will include noted experts from U.Va. and Monticello as well as Annette Gordon-Reed, author of "Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings: An American Controversy."

SPONSORS: Continuing Education

CONTACT: Tom Dowd, (804) 982-5252

JUNE 20-25 - SCIENCE OF NUCLEAR ENERGY AND RADIATION

LOCATION: Nuclear reactor facility

PARTICIPANTS: Secondary school teachers

PURPOSE: To learn about various forms of radiation present in the environment, the nuclear fuel cycle, and the handling and decay of radioactive materials generated from the use of nuclear energy.

SPONSORS: Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Continuing Education

CONTACT: W. Reed Johnson, (804) 982-5440

JUNE 20-JULY 9 - MONTICELLO-STRATFORD HALL SUMMER SEMINAR FOR TEACHERS

LOCATION: Seminar sessions will be held in the Jessie Ball duPont Memorial Library at Stratford Hall, in the Rotunda at U.Va. and on the Monticello grounds.

PARTICIPANTS: 30 elementary and secondary history and social studies teachers from across the U.S. and from Department of Defense Dependent Schools abroad

PURPOSE: To study Virginia's political leadership during the American Revolution and explore sites associated with the men who constituted what historian Dumas Malone has called "the Great Generation."

SPONSORS: Robert E. Lee Memorial Association, Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation and the University of Virginia

CONTACT: Patsy Childs, Stratford Hall Plantation (804) 493-8572

JUNE 20-JULY 2 - YOUNG WRITERS WORKSHOP, FIRST SESSION FOR BEGINNING WRITERS

JULY 4-23 - YOUNG WRITERS WORKSHOP, SECOND SESSION FOR MORE ADVANCED WRITERS

LOCATION: Classes held at different locations around Grounds

PARTICIPANTS: 200 students from across the U.S.

PURPOSE: A residential program designed to develop the writing potential of adolescents, the workshop allows participants to explore poetry, playwriting, fiction and magazine journalism in a supportive environment that encourages creativity.

SPONSORS: Curry School of Education

CONTACT: Margo Figgins, director, (804) 924-0766

JUNE 21-25 - 3rd ANNUAL SUMMER LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE FOR ASSISTANT PRINCIPALS

LOCATION: Darden School

PARTICIPANTS: Assistant principals

PURPOSE: To develop the leadership skills of participants and provide them with a series of specific activities and experiences that address the unique needs and interests of assistant principals and those who seek to become assistant principals.

SPONSORS: Curry School of Education

CONTACT: Hal Burbach, (804) 924-0737

JUNE 21-25 - SPORT PSYCHOLOGY FOR HIGH SCHOOL COACHES: PRACTICAL STRATEGIES FOR ENHANCING ATHLETES' MOTIVATION AND PERFORMANCE

LOCATION: Ruffner Hall

PARTICIPANTS: Coaches

PURPOSE: Topics will include: understanding motivational goals and helping athletes achieve them, enhancing self-esteem and self-confidence, and preventing burnout in coaches and athletes. Sessions will include presentations by U.Va. athletic coaches.

SPONSORS: Curry School of Education, Continuing Education

CONTACT: Maureen Weiss, (804) 924-7860

JUNE 21-JULY 16 - GUNSTON HALL FIELD SCHOOL IN HISTORICAL ARCHAEOLOGY

LOCATION: Gunston Hall, southeastern Fairfax County

PARTICIPANTS: Students in history, anthropology, archaeology, historic preservation, landscaping, museum volunteers and staff, individuals interested in pursuing archaeology as a career, school teachers in social students and related subjects.

PURPOSE: Participants will learn the basics of field survey, site excavation, data recording, and artifact analysis and will be exposed to the challenges of analysis of primary documents.

SPONSORS: Gunston Hall Plantation, Continuing Education

CONTACT: Andrew Veech, field school director, (703) 550-9220; Roseann Parks, director, Charlottesville Regional Center, (804) 982-5313

JUNE 21-AUG. 1 - GRADUATE JUDGES

LOCATION: Law School

PARTICIPANTS: Judges from around the U.S.

PURPOSE: Designed to keep judges current on new issues in the law. A three-year program, it leads to a Master of Laws in the Judicial Process.

SPONSORS: State Justice Institute

CONTACT: George Rutherglen, (804) 924-7015

JUNE 21-AUG 21 - SPLASH PROGRAM

LOCATION: Speech-Language-Hearing Center, 2205 Fontaine Avenue, Suite 202

PARTICIPANTS: Children who need intensive help in speech therapy

PURPOSE: Provides individual and group therapy sessions to pre-schoolers and children in early primary grades. Sessions are held from 9 to 11 a.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

SPONSORS: Speech-Language-Hearing Center

CONTACT: Pat Ledbetter, clinical supervisor, Clinical Disorders Programs, (804) 924-7107

JUNE 24-26 - WORDS YOUR WAY: A STATE AND NATIONAL LOOK AT WORD STUDY

LOCATION: Zehmer Hall

PARTICIPANTS: Teachers interested in word knowledge development

PURPOSE: A joint effort with the University of Nevada at Reno. Both universities will have local activities and share speakers across the country via interactive technology. Authors of "Words Their Way" will share their current perspectives on word study as a means to the study of phonology, phonemic awareness and explicit phonics.

SPONSORS: Curry School of Education, Continuing Education

CONTACT: Mary Abouzeid, (804) 924-0750

JUNE 25-JUNE 29 - RETHINKING U.S. HISTORY 1880-1999

LOCATION: Around Grounds

PARTICIPANTS: Teachers of U.S. history and related disciplines.

PURPOSE: Rethinking of recent American history as a result of new research and information on a wide range of subjects, including the cold war, civil rights, multiculturealism and labor.

SPONSORS: Continuing Education, Corcoran Department of History

CONTACT: Marilyn Roselius, (804) 982-5276

JUNE 26-JULY 17 - LEADERSHIP EDUCATION AND DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

LOCATION: Darden Graduate School of Business Administration

PARTICIPANTS: 30 gifted minority high school students

PURPOSE: To encourage business careers

SPONSORS: More than 100 companies, including Philip Morris U.S.A.

CONTACT: Barbara Millar, co-director of LEAD, (804) 924-4822, Elaine Ruggieri, director of public relations, (804) 924-3220, or Elizabeth Powell, co-director of LEAD (804) 982-2730

JUNE 27-JULY 9 - SUMMER ENRICHMENT PROGRAM - SESSION I

JULY 11-23 - SUMMER ENRICHMENT PROGRAM - SESSION II

JULY 25-AUG. 6 - SUMMER ENRICHMENT PROGRAM - SESSION III

LOCATION: Classes at St. Anne's Middle School

PARTICIPANTS: Gifted students rising in grades 5-11

PURPOSE: Enrichment classes for gifted and talented students in grades 5-11

SPONSORS: Curry School of Education

CONTACT: Darci Lieb, director, (804) 924-3182

JUNE 27-29 - SOCIETY FOR BEHAVIORAL NEUROENDOCRINOLOGY ANNUAL MEETING

LOCATION: McLeod Hall

PARTICIPANTS: 300 society members

PURPOSE: To bring together members for presentations of new research in the field

SPONSORS: Biology department

CONTACT: Emilie Rissman, (804) 982-5611

JULY 5-9 - MULTICULTURAL INSTITUTE FOR TEACHERS - SESSION I

JULY 12-16 - MULTICULTURAL INSTITUTE FOR TEACHERS - SESSION II

LOCATION: Olsson Hall

PARTICIPANTS: Teachers

PURPOSE: Prepare teachers to deal with the increasingly multicultural educational milieu by increasing their knowledge of cultural differences, enhancing multicultural classroom effectiveness, and modifying existing curricula to include different cultural perspectives.

SPONSORS: Curry School of Education, Continuing Education

CONTACT: Bob Covert, (804) 924-0833

JULY 5-9 - ANNUAL SUMMER SESSION SEMINAR FOR DIVISION SUPERINTENDENTS

LOCATION: Ruffner Hall

PARTICIPANTS: School superintendents

PURPOSE: To develop an understanding of the complex role of superintendents in leading and managing school divisions. The course will focus on policy issues, the superintendent and school board relationship, school design, finance, law and the politics of education.

SPONSORS: Curry School of Education, Continuing Education

CONTACT: Al Butler, (804) 924-0862

JULY 6-7 - THIRD ANNUAL POLICY INSTITUTE ON EDUCATION IN THE COMMONWEALTH IN THE NEW MILLENNIUM

LOCATION: Newcomb Hall

PARTICIPANTS: Pre-through-post-secondary teachers, members of the General Assembly, community leaders, parents, technology leaders and business leaders

PURPOSE: To reflect on what has been accomplished in meeting the goals of the education summit convened by George Bush at U.Va. in 1989.

SPONSORS: Curry School of Education, Continuing Education

CONTACT: Carol Camp Yeakey, (804) 924-3264

JULY 6-AUG. 9 - UNIVERSITY OF VALENCIA VISITING MEDICAL STUDENTS

LOCATION: Health Sciences Center and around Grounds

PARTICIPANTS: About 20 advanced medical students from the University of Valencia, Spain

PURPOSE: An annual program to enable Spanish medical students to learn about U.S.-style medicine and medical education and to learn medical English. Visiting students take classes and work with U.Va. doctors and medical students.

SPONSORS: U.Va. Hispanic Studies Program, Dept. of Surgery

CONTACT: Renee Gutierrez-Parker, (804) 924-7155, Cliff Roberson, (804) 924-7155

JULY 8-9 - DESIGNING THE NEXT GENERATION OF AMERICA'S SCHOOLS: CASE STUDIES IN CREATIVITY

LOCATION: Boar's Head Inn, Charlottesville, Va.

PARTICIPANTS: Designers, educators

PURPOSE: To reflect on critical design, finance and renovation issues concerning schools for the 21st century.

SPONSORS: Curry School of Education, Continuing Education

CONTACT: Dan Duke, (804) 982-2866

JULY 12-16 - LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE FOR PRINCIPALS

LOCATION: Darden School

PARTICIPANTS: School principals

PURPOSE: To develop methods and strategies for dealing with the complex issues found in today's school environment.

SPONSORS: Curry School of Education, Continuing Education

CONTACT: Brenda Tanner, (804) 942-0965

JULY 12-29 - BEST PRACTICES FOR HIGH-RISK KIDS

LOCATION: Ruffner Hall

PARTICIPANTS: Preschool and primary-grade teachers in regular and special education and program or school administrators interested in instruction and socialization issues for high-risk children

PURPOSE: To emphasize practical classroom applications for addressing the special needs of 4-7 year-olds likely to experience social and academic failure.

SPONSORS: Curry School of Education, Continuing Education

CONTACT: Winx Lawrence, (804) 924-7034

JULY 12-AUG 6 - RARE BOOKS SCHOOL

LOCATION: Around Grounds

PARTICIPANTS: Librarians, book collectors, book historians, book lovers

PURPOSE: In-depth courses by experts on all aspects of books and book history, from book production to book collecting, including a look at the electronic future. Includes early evening public lectures on related topics.

SPONSORS: Book Arts Press, Alderman Library

CONTACT: Terry Belanger, (804) 924-8851

JULY 14-16 - TECHNOLOGY IN THE SOCIAL STUDIES CLASSROOM

LOCATION: Wilson Hall

PARTICIPANTS: Thirty high school teachers and college faculty from around the U.S. PURPOSE: To demonstrate academic uses for technology in social studies classes.

SPONSORS: National Council of Social Studies

CONTACT: Cliff Bennett, (804) 924-0841

JULY 15-18 - INSTITUTE ON HEARING CONSERVATION AND AUDIOMETRY

LOCATION: Speech and Hearing Center, 2205 Fontaine Ave.

PARTICIPANTS: School health personnel, classroom teachers, special education administrators

PURPOSE: Identification and intervention services for school children with hearing loss are mandated by state and federal law. The goal of effective implementation of these services is to minimize the educational effects of hearing loss in school children.

SPONSORS: Curry School of Education, Continuing Education

CONTACT: Robert Novak, institute director, (804) 982-2323

JULY 19-30 - MANAGING CRITICAL RESOURCES

LOCATION: Darden Graduate School of Business Administration

PARTICIPANTS: Business executives

PURPOSE: To provide supervisors with techniques to manage human, financial, physical and market resources

SPONSORS: Darden Executive Education

CONTACT: Lou Centini, director of executive education; Stephanie Marshall, (804) 924-3000

JULY 20-21 - 1999 INSTITUTE FOR SCHOOL LEADERS, INTERVENTION, PREVENTION, AND REMEDIATION: ALTERNATIVES TO SCHOOL FAILURE

LOCATION: Omni Hotel, Charlottesville, Va.

PARTICIPANTS: School leaders

PURPOSE: To explore strategies to help students master higher standards to reduce failure rates. National experts will present research updates, successful program models and interactive planning workshops.

SPONSORS: Curry School of Education, Continuing Education

CONTACT: Martha Ann Toms, Institute Assistant (804) 582-5107; Nancy Iverson, Institute Director, (804) 582-5110

JULY 26-31 - 4TH ANNUAL SUMMER INSTITUTE FOR EDUCATORS ON DEALING EFFECTIVELY WITH ACADEMIC DIVERSITY IN HETEROGENEOUS CLASSROOMS

LOCATION: Ruffner Hall

PARTICIPANTS: Classroom teachers and administrators

PURPOSE: Prepare classroom teachers and administrators to establish classrooms responsive to the readiness levels, interests and learning profiles of students in heterogeneous settings

SPONSORS: Curry School of Education, Continuing Education

CONTACT: Betty Brown (804) 924-7161

JULY 28 - 30 - WORKSHOP ON ATOMIC SCALE MANUFACTURING

LOCATION: Omni Hotel, Charlottesville

PARTICIPANTS: Approximately 75 faculty and industrial leaders with particular interest in thick and thin film manufacturing via physical vapor deposition, electrochemical deposition, and chemical vapor deposition

PURPOSE: To lay out a roadmap for research which will enable the creation of enhanced engineering materials built from the atomic scale on up. This meeting supports the University of Virginia's application to the National Science Foundation for an Engineering Research Center

SPONSORS: School of Engineering and Applied Science & The Virginia Center for Innovative Technology

CONTACT: James Groves, (804) 924-6140

AUG. 8-11 - LOCAL GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS CONFERENCE

LOCATION: University of Virginia (various locations)

PARTICIPANTS: 800 local officials from throughout Virginia

PURPOSE: To improve the knowledge and skills of locally elected constitutional officers and members of local governing bodies. Lt. Gov. John Hager will speak on Sunday at the Culbreth Theater.

SPONSORS: Commissioners of the Revenue Association of Virginia, Treasurers' Association of Virginia, Virginia Court Clerk's Association, Virginia State Sheriffs' Association, Virginia Association of Counties, Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service, Voter Registrar's Association of Virginia, Virginia Planning District Commissions and the Virginia Municipal League

CONTACT: Al Spengler, (804) 982-5518; Jennifer Riley, (804) 924-5754

AUG. 15-21 - NEW PERSPECTIVES ON THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR

LOCATION: Trinity College, Oxford, England

PARTICIPANTS: Adult learners reflecting a wide range of ages and educational backgrounds

PURPOSE: Leading American and British military and social historians will share insights on strategy, military leadership, the home front, the black experience during the war, and England's role in the conflict.

SPONSORS: Continuing Education

CONTACT: Tom Dowd, (804) 982-5252

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: please contact the Office of University Relations at (804) 924-7116. Television reporters should contact the TV News Office at (804) 924-7550.
SOURCE: U.Va. News Services

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