March 16, 2006 --For the 12th consecutive year, the University of Virginia has posted the highest graduation rate for African-American students among major public institutions, according to an annual survey published this week by the Journal of Blacks in Higher Education.
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Anne E. Bromley
March 16, 2006
University of Virginia Leads Public Universities with Highest African-American Graduation Rate for 12th Straight Year
March 16, 2006
Sarah Gatsos, a fourth-year student from McLean, Va., spoke with a selection of African-American students about their experiences at the University of Virginia. Her stories are below:
March 02, 2006
Poet Rita Dove, University Of Virginia English Professor, Wins 2006 Common Wealth Award for Literature
March 2, 2006 — University of Virginia English professor Rita Dove has won the 2006 Common Wealth Award for Literature. She is one of five individuals honored with Common Wealth Awards of Distinguished Service, the PNC Bank of Delaware announced today (Mar. 2).
February 20, 2006
University of Virginia Professors Research with Hand-Held Device Brings Speech and Learning Skills to Impaired and Disabled Individuals
February 20, 2006 — A middle-aged woman makes plans over the telephone to get together with a friend, even though she cannot talk after suffering a stroke. She is able to communicate using a hand-held device that speaks for her.
February 17, 2006
February 17, 2006 — Gregory S. Orr, a professor of creative writing at the University of Virginia, l read a personal essay on National Public Radio’s “All Things Considered” on Monday, Feb. 20, 2006.
February 14, 2006
February 14, 2006 — With at least half of all marriages ending in divorce, there must be something better than chocolate to bring lasting happiness to couples.
February 10, 2006
February 10, 2006 — Behind the impressive U.S. men’s alpine ski team competing in the Winter Olympics is the man who helps them reach and stay in top champion condition — their athletic trainer, U.Va. alumnus Paul Meier.
February 07, 2006
February 7, 2006 — The policies in President George W. Bush’s “No Child Left Behind” education legislation are intended to raise the bar of academic achievement for all school children and hold schools accountable. But most crucial, according to Henry L. Johnson, U.S.
February 02, 2006
February 2, 2006 — In his first major public presentation since becoming the University of Virginia’s vice president and chief officer for diversity and equity, William B. Harvey told a standing-room-only audience at the Harrison Institute/Small Collections Library on Thursday, Feb.
January 31, 2006
January 31, 2006 — The inaugural lecture in the Walter Ridley Distinguished Lecture Series will feature Henry L. Johnson, Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education for the U.S. Department of Education.