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      December 2004
    12/21/04 Higher House Values Boost Virginia Homeowners’ Tax Bills; Residential Tax Rates Hold Steady Or Decline In Many Areas; Local Taxes Also Rise On Meals, Lodgings And Cigarettes
    12/17/04 Award Ceremony Will Be Held Feb. 13
U.Va. Art Museum Announces Winners Of The 18th Annual Writer’s Eye Poetry And Prose Competition

Institute For Environmental Negotiation Receives Grant To Assist With Elizabeth River Revitalization Initiative


Data on Firearms and Violence Too Weak to Settle Policy Debates; Comprehensive Research Effort Needed


University Of Virginia Extends Early Decision Offers To 985


University Of Virginia Art Museum Closing Dec. 24-Jan. 14 For The Holiday Season


Foundation Expands College Access To Low-Income Students Across Virginia With Almost $1 Million In Grants
University of Virginia receives $623,000 to train new college graduates to become college guides in communities throughout Commonwealth


U.Va. Library Celebrates Completion Of New Building With Opening Of Harrison Institute And Two New Exhibits


Astronomers Uncover A Baby Galaxy In A Grown-Up Universe

      November 2004
    11/24/04 Exams Would Impact Uva Accepting Early Bowl Bid
    11/24/04 University of Virginia Curry School of Education’s Centennial Speakers Series
Expert on ADHD to discuss limiting drug use and combining other treatments
    11/24/04 Media Advisory: Healthy Virginians

“Advances In Video Art” Is The Subject Of Gallery Talk At U.Va. Art Museum


Annual Holiday Art Auction At U.Va. Art Museum Set For Dec. 4


Specialist In Chinese Art And Archaeology Will Give Lecture At U.Va. On Dec. 2


U.Va. Art Museum Gallery Talk Focuses On The Fast-Paced Life Of The City Captured In Photographs


Teenagers Of Same-Sex Parents Developing Normally, Study Finds


Emporia, Va. Preservation Group Aided by U.Va. Architecture Students
U.Va. Architecture Professor And Students Present Design And Preservation Strategies For Greensville County African-American Educational Landmark

    11/12/04 University of Virginia Experts
The Middle East After Arafat

Nanjing Declaration Highlights Need For Action On Global Nitrogen Management

    11/09/04 ‘A Noble Prize in View’
U.Va. Showcases Declaration Of Independence Collection In New Albert And Shirley Small Special Collections Library

U.Va. Art Museum To Hold Fourth Friday Reception On Nov. 19


Visiting Artist To Give Lecture On Abstract ImageryAt University Of Virginia


Expert On Postmodern Art To Give Talk At U.Va Nov. 17


“An American Study: Whiteness” U.Va. Art Museum To Hold Symposium Exploring Identity Politics And The Cultural Study Of Whiteness In The United States


University Of Virginia Investment Management Company Names New Ceo - Will Oversee University's Endowment

    11/02/04 A quarter-century of working for a sustainable Virginia and region U.Va.’s Institute For Environmental Negotiation Celebrates Anniversary And Founder’s Retirement At Nov. 19 Symposium

Governors, National Education Officials to Meet on Education Policy November 4, 2004

      October 2004


Award-Winning San Francisco Architect To Give Talk At U.Va. School Of Architecture

Virginia Film Festival Director To Give Gallery Talk At U.Va. Art Museum On ‘Video Art’


‘Whiteness’ Exhibit Curator To Give Gallery Talk At U.Va. Art Museum

    10/25/04 Two U.Va. Art Professors Premiere Films On Sunday, Oct. 31

Law Professor Robert E. Scott Receives Thomas Jefferson Award, U.Va.'s Highest Honor

    10/22/04 Yale Art Expert David Sensabaugh to Give U.Va. Art Museum's Weedon Lecture In The Arts of Asia on Nov. 4

Curry Centennial Lecture Series Lecturers To Talk About Top Issues In Education Today


New York Architect Toshiko Mori To Give Lecture At U.Va. School Of Architecture Nov. 5


Artist Corey Drieth Offers Meditative, Contemplative Experiences In Exhibit At U.Va.’S Dell Gallery


U.Va. To Bestow Its Highest Honor, The Thomas Jefferson Award, At Fall Convocation On Friday, Oct. 22 David Gies, Noted Scholar And Former Thomas Jefferson Award Recipient, To Be Keynote Speaker

    10/19/04 HP Is Newest Partner to Join the University of Virginia
in Unique Educational Collaboration to Improve Student Learning
Tablet PCs Enable Next-Generation Learning Environment for Faculty and Students at UVa
    10/19/04 U.Va. Architecture Professor And Students Present Design And Preservation Strategies For Greensville County African-American Educational Landmark
    10/15/04 U.Va. Art Museum Features Two New Exhibits At Fourth Friday Reception On Oct. 22

'Discourse and Democracy'
National Journalist and Scholars to Discuss Polarization of American Public Discourse at U.Va. Forum Oct. 20 & 21


Virginia Mountain Streams is Topic of Public Symposium Hosted by U.Va. on Oct. 30


Video Artist Bill Viola's "Six Heads" Opens at U.Va. Art Museum Oct. 26


Print Artist Charles Beneke Explores Consumption and Fullness in an Exhibit and Talk at U.Va.


National Gallery of Art Curator to Give Talk on Dadaism at U.Va. Oct. 28


Movement and Time are the Subject of Exhibit at the University of Virginia Art Museum


Landscape Architect Diana Balmori to Give the Inaugural Harry W. Porter, Jr. Lecture at the U.Va. School of Architecture on Oct. 22


Award-Winning New York Architects Marion Weiss and Michael Manfredi to Speak at U.Va. School of Architecture on Oct. 25


"Whiteness, a Wayward Construction"


Initial Commitment of $4.19 Million
U.Va. Commission on Diversity and Equity Report Provides Integrated Road Map to Implementing Strong Policies and Affecting Institutional Change


Recommendations of President's Commission on Diversity and Equity to be Presented at University of Virginia Board of Visitors Meeting on Oct. 2 - Media Briefing to Follow.


Ann Lee Brown Gives $10.5 Million to U.Va.
Science Library and Engineering Department to be Renamed in Honor of Her Late Husband, Charles L. Brown.


Contemporary Art Expert, Douglas Crimp, to Give Lecture at University of Virginia on Oct. 16


Actor Sean Patrick Thomas Stars in Campaign to Promote 'Access U.Va.' University's Innovative Financial Aid Plan

      September 2004
    09/29/04 Nobel Prize-Winning Biological Chemist Peter Agre To Speak Oct. 11 And 12 At U.Va.
    09/28/04 Nine General Assembly Members To Participate In Legislative Forum On Virginia Public Higher Education
    09/24/04 Anthropology Expert On The Indus Valley Will Give U.Va. Art Museum’s Weedon Lecture On Oct. 8
    09/24/04 Non-alumnus makes one of top gifts ever to a U.S. education school
Bostonian Dan Meyers Honors Memory Of Massachusetts Public School Teacher With $22 Million Gift To U.Va.'S Curry School Of Education

David Gies Noted Scholar And Former Thomas Jefferson Award Receipient  To Speak At U.Va.’S Founder Day

    09/21/04 Two U.Va. Scientists Ranked Among World’s Top Young Innovators By Technology Review, Mit’s Magazine Of Innovation
    09/20/04 Married Couples’ Adjusted Gross Income In Virginia Is Sliding
    09/20/04 Noted Experts To Gather At The University Of Virginia’s School Of Architecture To Reveal The Foundations Of 20th Century Architecture And Design
    09/16/04 Landscape Photographer Emmet Gowin To Talk About His Work At The University Of Virginia Oct. 4
    09/16/04 Renaissance Art History Scholar To Give Talk At University Of Virginia
    09/14/04 Leading Israeli Landscape Architect To Give Annual Howland Memorial Lecture: “Landscape And Identity”
    09/13/04 University Of Virginia Works To Repair Damage To Seats In Scott Stadium; Offers Apology To Ticket Holders
    09/13/04 U.Va. Architecture Faculty And Students To Visit Greensville County African-American Educational Landmark To Study Design And Preservation Strategies
    09/10/04 Historic Preservation Expert To Speak At U.Va. School Of Architecture
    09/10/04 Writer’s Eye 2004 Begins Sept. 27
    09/10/04 U.Va. Art Museum Features Five New Exhibits At Fourth Friday Reception On Sept. 24
    09/10/04 University Of Virginia Art Museum Gallery
Talk Focuses On Photographs By Sally Mann
    09/09/04 Plans to return to teaching and research
Robert S. Harris, U.Va. Dean Of The Darden Graduate School Of Business Administration, To Step Down At End Of Academic Year
    09/02/04 James Garrison To Speak At U.Va. School Of Architecture
    09/02/04 U.Va. Studio Art Department Features Exhibit Of Work By Fourth-Year Distinguished Majors
    09/02/04 Gallery Talk At University Of Virginia Art Museum To Focus On Indian Miniature Painting
    09/02/04 U.Va. Art Museum Holds Annual Parent Volunteer Workshop
    09/02/04 A Leading American Expert On Greek Vase Painting To Give A Gallery Talk At U.Va. Art Museum
    09/01/04 Regulatory Expert William M. Shobe Will Head Economic Research Program At U.Va.’s Cooper Center For Public Service
      August 2004
    08/26/04 University Of Virginia’s Special Collections Find A Special Home In New Library Building
    08/26/04 U.Va. School Of Architecture Professor W.G. Clark To Give A Public Talk Sept. 10
    08/26/04 Fifth-Year Aunspaugh Fellows Exhibit Kicks Off Fall Series In U.Va.’S Studio Art Department’s New Home, Dell I
    08/20/04 Socially Conscious Architect Bryan Bell To Give A Lecture At The University Of Virginia School Of Architecture
    08/20/04 U.Va. Art Museum Begins Fall Series Of Gallery Talks And Docent Conversations
    08/18/04 The Abstract Beauty Of Scarred Landscapes Is Subject Of Exhibit At The University Of Virginia Art Museum
    08/18/04 University Of Virginia Art Museum Exhibits Watercolors By Artist Karen Shea
    08/18/04 Landscape Photographs By Sally Mann On Exhibit At The University Of Virginia Art Museum Starting Sept. 1
    08/13/04 “The Museum: Conditions And Spaces” Opens At The University Of Virginia Art Museum Aug. 27
    08/05/04 U.Va. Art Museum Kicks Off Yearlong Exploration Of American Cultural Formation With “Jefferson In And Out,” A Look At The World That Shaped His Cultural Interests
    08/05/04 “Chromium” Selected as R&D 100 Winner
U.Va. Computer Scientist Develops Graphics Software
One Of “Most Technologically Significant” New Products In 2004
    08/03/04 “Summer Collage” Opens At University Of Virginia Art Museum Aug. 15
      July 2004
    07/30/04 First National Retreat For Asian-American Poets To Be Held At U.Va. Aug. 4-8
Poets will give public reading Friday, Aug. 6
    07/23/04 U.Va. Graduate John R. Kiess Receives Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship
    07/15/04 Integrity the hallmark of career
Terry Holland, Respected Leader At The University Of Virginia And National Figure In Intercollegiate Athletics, Steps Down
    07/02/04 University Of Virginia Scientists Discover Amorphous Steel
Material is three times stronger than conventional steel and non-magnetic
    07/01/04 Diversity numbers increase among Asian-Americans, blacks, Hispanics
University Of Virginia's Class Of 2008 "Most Competitive" In 25 Years
      June 2004
    06/16/04 Heritage Repertory Theatre presents its largest production ever
“Ragtime” Opens At U.Va.’s Heritage Repertory Theatre
    06/15/04 Helping local governments create safer, more resilient communities
University Of Virginia To Host Hazard Mitigation Summit
    06/08/04 U.Va. Sociologist W. Bradford Wilcox Studies the Impact of Religion on Fatherhood
His Research Shines A Light On ‘Soft Patriarchs’
    06/02/04 A Short History Of Decay: Sculpture By James Welty: An Exhibition At The University Of Virginia Art Museum
      May 2004
    05/27/04 Pilot Recycling Program By U.Va. And Woodard Properties Will Give Second Life To Student Castoffs And Benefit Goodwill
    05/26/04 Viewing Venus:
U.Va. Astronomers To Host June 8 Observation Of Planet’s Transit Across Sun’s Face
    05/25/04 Virginia Natural Resource Leadership Institute To Kick Off Fifth Year Of Successful Program
    05/19/04 Materials Scientist Named 2004 Inventor Of The Year
U.Va. Patent Foundation Honors Haydn N. Wadley
    05/19/04 Microsoft, University Of Virginia, Thomson Collaborate To Design New Instructional Tools
Textbooks Go Digital with Tablet PC Venture
    05/14/04 Why Youngsters Try To Do Impossible Things
New Study Provides Window Into Child’s Mind
    05/11/04 Gainfully employed, to a degree
U.Va. Staff Join Traditional Students In Walking Down The Lawn
    05/07/04 U.Va. Darden School Grad To Apply Best U.S. Business Practices To Family Company In Bombay

No ‘Cookie-cutter’ solutions
U.Va. Family Expert Charmaine Yoest Says Creativity, Flexibility Are Keys To Resolving Work/Family Issues

    05/07/04 ‘Hungry to help’
University Of Virginia Student Refugee Wynn Nyane Wants To Change The Lives Of Burma’s Forgotten Children

Three who “reached out both hands in constant helpfulness”
Jessica Belue, Justin Steele And Alice Handy To Receive Sullivan Awards At U.Va. Valediction For Excellence Of Character And Humanitarian Service

    05/07/04 ‘Child of War’ to graduate May 16
U.Va. Student Rebeen Pasha Intends To Return To Iraq And Help Rebuild Country’s Public Health System
    05/07/04 U.Va. Aerospace Engineer Sharlotte Bolyard Is Flying High

‘Connecting Communities’
Engineering Students Develop Presentation That Gets Peers Thinking, Talking About African-American History At U.Va.

    05/07/04 ‘Curiosity’ Drives The Intellectual Pursuits Of Kurt Mitman, U.Va.’S Sixth Marshall Scholar
    05/07/04 ‘Reverend Nurse’ Brad Langdon will now care for spirit and body
Shenandoah Valley Minister, 52, To Graduate From U.Va. School Of Nursing
    05/07/04 U.Va. Track Athlete Kim Turko Leaps A Formidable Hurdle — Life-Threatening Illness
    05/07/04 ‘A Ministry of Medicine’
Graduating U.Va. Medical Student Brings His Relationship With God Into Everything, Including His Career
    05/07/04 U.Va. Student Jeff Crane Studies The Stars And Creates The Tools To Track Them
    05/06/04 Sustained Dialogue: Students Leave Legacy Of Building Relationships And Improving Race Relations
    05/06/04 Revitalizing Main Street
U.Va. Graduate’s Plan For Her Hometown High School Serves Students And Community
    05/06/04 Samar Katnani: An Arab-American Makes Peace With Her Palestinian Heritage And Champions Understanding
    05/06/04 U.Va. Adult Education Graduate, Gary Beasley, Plans A New Career In Adult Higher Education
    05/06/04 U.Va. Student Advocate For Public Health
    05/06/04 Native American U.Va. Student Overcomes Poverty, Community Attitudes To Become Lawyer

Peace Corps Bound
U.Va. Commerce School Student Trades Fast Lane For Slow Pace On Tonga

    05/03/04 U.Va. Prepares For 175th Commencement Exercise
      April 2004
    04/20/04 Duh: It’s, like, adults don’t get it
New Book Says Teenage Behavior Makes Sense
    04/20/04 Blackburn named provost and senior vice chancellor at UVa-Wise
    04/19/04 Students Guaranteed On-Grounds Housing
New plan relieves pressure to sign leases months in advance of need
    04/15/04 U.Va.’s Board Of Visitors Sets 2004-05 Tuition And Fees
    04/14/04 Longtime University Of Virginia Leader, Ernie Ern, To Become Interim Chancellor Of U.Va.'S College At Wise
    04/09/04 U.Va. Doles Out First Double ’Hoo Research Awards
    04/09/04 Virginia's Native Voices: The Struggle For Federal Recognition Of The Virginia Indian Tribes -- A Discussion At U.Va. April 18
    04/09/04 National Physics Day Show At U.Va. April 21
    04/08/04 VQR’s 2003 Prize Winners Announced
New Editor Revamps Virginia Quarterly Review, Launches Expanded Web Site, Boosts Payments To Writers
    04/07/04 Nobel Prize-Winning Poet Seamus Heaney Will Read At U.Va. April 19
    04/07/04 2004 Distinguished Alumna Award-winner
Women’s Center To Honor Arizona’s Trailblazing Gov. Janet Napolitano
    04/02/04 U.Va. marks the 261st birthday of its founder
Annual Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medals In Law, Architecture To Be Given, Plus Tree Planting, During Founder’s Day Activities
    04/02/04 Forty-Five U.Va. Undergraduates Receive Harrison Research Awards
      March 2004
    03/31/04 Online Applications Speed Admissions Process
University Of Virginia Receives More Than 15,000 Applications, Extends Offers To 4,724 Students For Class Of 2008
    03/31/04 Lectures mark centennial celebration for Curry School of Education
William G. Bowen, Noted Educator And Author, To Discuss New Findings On Equity And Excellence In Higher Education
    03/30/04 Weedon Lecture Series in the Arts of Asia
Visiting Art Expert To Lecture On The Buddha Image In Early India At The University Of Virginia April 15
    03/30/04 U.Va. Students And Community Members Holding JPA Community Clean-Up
    03/26/04 University Of Virginia Art Museum Presents An Exploration In DNA And Difference — ‘Carrie Mae Weems: The Jefferson Suite’
    03/23/04 New book examines historical context of Nat Turner’s Rebellion
“The Rebellious Slave: Nat Turner In American Memory” To Be Featured At Book Festival
    03/19/04 March 27 symposium at U.Va. to examine politics and theology
Saint Paul: Marxist Sympathizer?
    03/18/04 Storyteller, Healer Martín Prechtel To Visit U.Va.
    03/16/04 U.Va. Law Symposium Will Address Whether Detention Of ‘Enemy Combatants’ Is Constitutional
    03/11/04 Raven Society Celebrates Centennial Anniversary
    03/11/04 Helping Students Stay In The Hoozone
Event Encourages Responsible Drinking Among U.Va. Students
    03/10/04 Kaplan To Leave UVA-Wise
    03/08/04 Discovering new life at the bottom of the sea
University Of Virginia Students Find Colorful Sea Floor
    03/04/04 Thresholds Between Architecture and Landscape Architecture: ‘site out of mind’”
2004 Woltz Symposium At The University Of Virginia
    03/04/04 Visual Artist To Give 2004 Spring Art History McIntire Lecture At The University Of Virginia
    03/04/04 Cincinnati Couple Gives $2.8 Million
Carl And Martha Lindner Create Endowment For U.Va. Art History Program
    03/03/04 U.Va.-Based Research Consortium Receives Grant To Study Environmental Outcomes Of Collaboration
    03/03/04 National Book Award-Winning Author Barry Lopez Will Speak At U.Va. In Environmental Series
      February 2004
    02/24/04 University Of Virginia To Host East Coast Students For Conference On Asian-American Issues
    02/23/04 Justice Breyer To Speak At U.Va. Public Interest Law Conference
    02/18/04 U.Va. Alumnus, U.S. Senator John Warner, To Give 175th University Of Virginia Commencement Address, Sunday, May 16
    02/17/04 Columbia University Professor To Give Architecture History Lecture At The University Of Virginia
    02/17/04 Southern Jewish Women Artists Explore Their Identity In New Exhibit At University Of Virginia Art Museum
    02/11/04 U.Va. Law School Symposium Examines Impact Of
Brown V. Board Of Education
    02/11/04 Leading Expert On Academic Integrity To Speak At U.Va.
    02/10/04 U.Va.’s Cooper Center Report Shows Lower Real Income for Married Couples
Income Declined In 2001 After Adjustment For Inflation
    02/10/04 Adjusting Biological Clocks For Space Travel
Future Human Mars Missions To Carry Circadian Knowledge
    02/06/04 U.Va. Hosting NCAA-Funded Conference On Substance-Abuse Prevention For Athletics Departments
    02/06/04 U.Va. Honors The Goodwins
Says farewell to two-term Board member, names bridge for Richmond couple
    02/06/04 ‘Access UVa’ — a bold financial aid plan
University Of Virginia Commits $16 Million Annually To Keep Higher Education Affordable For Undergraduate Students
    02/05/04 Artificial heart pump, solar-powered car among items on exhibit
U.Va. Engineering School Invites Public To Open House
    02/05/04 U.Va. Team Designs Computer Model to Predict Pathways of Blood-Vessel Growth
Model May Have Applications In Pharmaceutical Industry For Treatment Of Heart Disease, Diabetes And Cancer
    02/05/04 Renowned Physicist Ted Hänsch To Speak On Optical Spectroscopy, Feb. 9 At U.Va.
    02/03/04 University Of Virginia Experts Available For Comment On 50th Anniversary Of Brown V. Board Of Education Of Topeka
    02/02/04 Noted Poet-Critic Alan Williamson Will Present A Talk And Reading At U.Va. As Rea Visiting Writer
      January 2004
    01/29/04 Paid Parental Leave In Academia Is Rare, U.Va. Study Shows
    01/29/04 New Weldon Cooper Center Report Examines Unemployment Insurance
Tougher To Be Unemployed In Virginia Than Elsewhere
    01/29/04 U.Va. Employees Give Generously To Help Community
    01/28/04 University Of Virginia Art Museum Presents Japanese Family Festival
    01/28/04 “Healthy Communities, Healthy People: Exploring Public Health And The Built Environment” Symposium To Be Held At The University Of Virginia
    01/28/04 Award Ceremony Feb. 20 at U.Va.
University Of Virginia Art Museum Announces Winners Of The Writer’s Eye 17th Annual Poetry And Prose Competition
    01/26/04 U.Va. Alumnus, Professional Football Player Tiki Barber To Speak At Valediction
    01/23/04 Women’s Center Series on Women in Public Policy
First Lady Of Virginia Lisa Collis To Speak At University Of Virginia
    01/23/04 University Of Virginia Art Museum Presents Ukiyo-E Japanese Color Woodblock Prints Symposium, Feb. 6 And 7
    01/22/04 James Garrison To Speak At U.Va. School Of Architecture
    01/20/04 Three Senior Managers Join University Of Virginia Art Museum Staff
    01/14/04 Comedian And Civil Rights Activist Dick Gregory To Speak At U.Va. Celebration Of The Life Of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
    01/14/04 Business Roundtable Unveils First-Of-Its-Kind Initiative On Ethics
Business Roundtable Institute for Corporate Ethics is bold investment that brings leading business schools together with active CEOs
    01/12/04 Renowned Landscape Architect Peter Walker To Receive 39th Annual Thomas Jefferson Medal In Architecture At The University Of Virginia
    01/12/04 University Of Virginia Art Museum To Feature Collage Exhibits
    01/12/04 Raveevarn Choksombatchai: LOOM Studio
The Annual Michael Owen Jones Lecture To Be Given At The Univeristy Of Virginia School Of Architecture
    01/09/04 University Of Virginia Art Museum Site Of Book Art Exhibition
    01/09/04 Art Lecturer To Exhibit Works At U.Va.’s Fayerweather Gallery
    01/09/04 U.Va. Art Museum To Feature Works By Contemporary Artists

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