November 21, 2008 -- Waldemar G. Dahl, 89, a former associate professor in the School of Engineering and Applied Science, died Nov. 19 in Charlottesville. At U.Va., he supervised magnetic bearing research. Dahl, the founder of Montdomaine Cellars, retired to Virginia after being CEO of Falconbridge International, a nickel company based in Toronto. Previously he was the Vice President of Sales for Latrobe Steel of Latrobe, Pa.
UVA professor Edgar Olsen told the Senate Appropriations Committee that a switch to voucher-based housing assistance would serve millions of additional people at the same cost to taxpayers.
Alumna Kristin van Ogtrop, who just concluded a successful 13-year run as editor-in-chief of Real Simple magazine, joined a fellow ’Hoo, investment executive Kate Moore, at Darden’s Graduate Women in Business conference.
Noted UVA clinical psychologist and divorce mediator Robert Emery offers practical advice on how parents can put aside their differences to give their kids the rich childhoods they deserve.