Welcome to Learning in Action – the front door to public service at the University of Virginia, dedicated to connecting students, faculty and community partners to social entrepreneurship, community engagement and co–curricular service opportunities.
Service Events and Opportunities
Final Exam Yoga Breaks
Dec. 9-15, 11:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m., Brown Library G-046
De-stress and refresh during finals with a free 20-minute yoga session. Sponsored by Ashtanga Yoga UVa and the Contemplative Sciences Center. Mats will be provided. Special attire is not required ...
The Office of the Vice President and Chief Student Affairs Officer is seeking two student interns to assist the Director of Community Engagement. This is a 10-hour per week position that involves administrative tasks such as event planning, maintaining a calendar, corresponding with University and community partners, online research, and performing other project-based assignments. Student interns will help to build and maintain valuable relationships with our partners to further develop the connection between students and the community ...
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Public Service News
The Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service embodies the University of Virginia's commitment to serve the people of the Commonwealth. The Center’s mission is to anticipate and forecast change and to serve as a resource to those who need to recognize and address that change. The Center traces its ancestry to the Bureau of Public Administration, created at the University in 1931. The mission is pursued through the provision of policy analysis, applied research, technical assistance, leadership development, survey research, consultation, and training for state and local officials, community leaders, as well as members of the general public. The Center's 60 member staff includes experts in public policy and management, leadership, demographics, economics and finance, politics, organizational development, survey research, workforce issues and experiential education.