William Arthur "Bill" Booth, 86, former executive director of the University of Virginia Medical Alumni Association, died on Dec. 24 in Charlottesville. He served in his position from 1960 until 1992. Upon his retirement, he was named executive director emeritus and was retained by successive deans of the Medical School, Drs. Robert Carey and Arthur Garson, as a consultant on medical alumni affairs, a position he held until his death.
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.