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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


BOLD Presents: Research 101 Workshop

Oct. 2, noon, Newcomb Commonwealth Room

Are you interested in research? Don't know where to start? Come to BOLD's Research 101 Workshop hosted by Dean Grimes. There will be food if you RSVP with Regine Pittman before Sept. 24 ...

Third Annual Medical Design Competition

Oct. 2-4

Come to the Third Annual Medical Design Competition and solve leading problems in healthcare with innovation and entrepreneurship. Whether you have an idea in mind or are looking for a team, you are invited to MEDesign 2015, a three-day convergence of clinical, creative, and entrepreneurial minds. Pitch, develop, and present a project while receiving startup advice and competing for prizes. Free food is provided throughout the event. Sign up here ...

Alternative Fall Break

Oct. 3, 5, & 6

Staying in Charlottesville for fall break? Consider giving back to the community through service projects with the Rivanna Trails Foundation, Albemarle Housing Improvement Project, City of Promise, and Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry. Participants can sign up for a single project or all three. The projects will be about six hours, and there will also be post-trip excursions and lots of fun. Registration is free and includes a T-shirt ...



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