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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


China Dialogue Dinner: Minorities in China and the United States

Oct. 8, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Newcomb South Meeting Room
RSVP by Oct. 6

China Dialogue Dinners is a biweekly event for Chinese and American students to discuss issues pertaining to China and China-U.S. relations. No background in China studies is necessary. This week, we will examine minority policies relating to the Xinjiang and Tibet autonomous regions in China and compare similar issues in the United States. Please RSVP here by Oct. 6 ...

50 Shades of Grey: A Discussion about Consent, Violence, and Abuse in Relationships

Oct. 8, 6:30 p.m., OpenGrounds

This is one of several events sponsored by the Women’s Center in recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Come for a screening of the movie, Fifty Shades of Grey, as well as a discussion about the portrayal of dangerous relationship habits in the media ...

Third Annual Color Me Cured 5K

Oct. 10, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Nameless Field

The Vietnamese Student Association, Inter-Sorority Council, and Lambda Phi Epsilon present our Third Annual Color Me Cured 5K, benefiting Relay for Life. Participants will be able to enjoy free food and drink, raffle tickets for some awesome giveaways, get showered in colorful powder, all while running for the fight against cancer ...



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