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Miller to leave for U-Conn in August

The University will bid goodbye to H. Sam Miller, assistant to the vice president for student affairs, next month. Miller will leave the University to become the vice chancellor of student affairs at the University of Connecticut. "It's just a great opportunity and the right move to make for me professionally and for my family as well as other longer term career goals," Miller said. He said though he is leaving he will miss the University. "I love U.Va.


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U.S. News gives University hospital high ranking

The 10th annual guide to "America's Best Hospitals" in U.S. News and World Report has listed 10 medical specialties of the University's Health System as each being one of the top 50 departments in the nation. The issue, which came out on newsstands Monday, included two newcomers to the list-cardiology and heart surgery and geriatrics. "I think this reflects our commitment to patients and the quality of care we deliver," said Dr. Jonathon Truwit, Associate Director of Internal Medicine.


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Gay University alumni form new organization

Several University alumni have launched a new group to provide support to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered University graduates. 1995 College graduate Matt Paco and 1993 College graduate Brian Eley, former University Union Co-Chairmen, are heading the new organization. The Queer Virginia Alumni Association will consist of both local and national chapters.


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Officials report orientation success

With two sessions already underway, the University's new summer orientation program appears to be a success, orientation leaders said. A total of 794 students have attended the two sessions so far, with 910 guests accompanying them. "For a program running for its first time, everything is fitting together rather smoothly," Student Orientation Leader Beth Van Doren said. The orientation program is being held over the summer for the first time.


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Rivals Allen, Robb square off on education issues

Sen. Charles S. Robb (D-Va.) and former Virginia governor George Allen (R) addressed faculty and educators yesterday and on Tuesday at the Third Annual Policy Institute, sponsored by the Education School's Department of Leadership, Foundations and Policy.


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Students anticipate WCW pay-per-view

As World Championship Wrestling gears up for Bash at the Beach, its July 11 pay-per-view extravaganza, student leaders expressed hope that Hollywood "Hulk" Hogan would leave the nWo Wolfpac and switch to being a good guy once again. Hogan abandoned his yellow and red Hulkamania days three years ago during Bash at the Beach when he helped form the New World Order along with Kevin Nash and Scott Hall. John Finley, Student Council Chief Financial Officer, said he is eagerly anticipating next week's show. "Unbelievable.


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Charlottesville readies for fireworks, Fourth

The city of Charlottesville is gearing up for the fireworks and fun of this upcoming Fourth of July weekend. The main event will be a fireworks display Sunday at about 9:15 at McIntire Park. City fire officials will "have a fire apparatus on stand by," Battalion Chief Charles Werner said.


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Saga ends: JRB denies Smith's appeal

The Judicial Review Board ended the University disciplinary saga involving rising fourth-year College students Richard Smith and Harrison Kerr Tigrett last week by denying their appeals, sources close to the case said yesterday. Smith declined to comment yesterday but said in a June 14 interview with The Cavalier Daily that he would appeal President John T.


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Quarterly to print newfound Faulkner story

A previously unpublished short story by William Faulkner will finally be published in the upcoming issue of The Virginia Quarterly Review. "I didn't realize that there was anything left [of Faulkner's] to publish," Virginia Quarterly Review editor Staige Blackford said.


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New oak trees, sidewalks to cost $400,000 for dorms

The "old dorms" on McCormrick Road soon will have a new look as construction crews work to plow up sidewalks to make room for new trees and walkways. "This is the first phase of a multiyear project to renovate the quad at the old dorms," University Landscape Architect Mary V.


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Summer session enrollment numbers hold steady

Even though costs may be rising with the summer temperatures and summer employment opportunities abound, summer school enrollment is holding steady, officials said yesterday. About 3,179 students enrolled for the first session of summer school at the University this year, including graduate students. "This is neck and neck with last year, despite low employment rate and opportunities for students," Summer Sessions Director Alton Taylor said. Costs for summer school classes run at $136 per credit hour for in-state students, the same price as last year.


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CIOs fail to utilize $130,000 in funds

This year about $130,000 of Student Activities Fee money was not used and will be recycled back into the SAF fund for the Appropriations Committee to use for next year's allocations to Contracted Independent Organizations. The $130,000 is "about 20 percent of the total amount of allocations-up considerably from past years," Student Activities Business Manager William Hancher said.