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Day of Dialogue

September 24th, 2010

Students, faculty and staff joined together for a day devoted to dialogue about community-building, violence prevention and best practices surrounding safety on the Grounds and beyond.


The Gathering

University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan opens the "Day of Dialogue." She says the day's discussions may bring more questions than answers and that solutions will come later.

Creating Possibilities

University of Virginia English professor Michael Suarez makes closing remarks at "Day of Dialogue" on Friday, September 24, 2010. His comments are in keeping with the day-long focus of making the University of Virginia community a more caring community. U.Va. students, faculty and staff participated in discussions and in community arts activities throughout the day.

"Get Grounded" at the University of Virginia

University of Virginia students lead a "Get Grounded" campaign to help classmates recognize dangerous situations so they can take appropriate action. The effort dovetails with the "Day of Dialogue" which also encourages open discussion among students, faculty and staff.