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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


Apply to be a ywlp big sister or facilitator

Final deadline: March 27

Join a supportive community of college women and staff, meet dynamic middle schools girls, and embark upon one of your most meaningful learning experiences at UVa ...

Walk MS

March 28, 10 a.m., nTelos Pavilion (700 E. Main Street)
Check-in: 9 a.m.

Walk MS connects people living with multiple sclerosis and those who care about them. It is an experience unlike any other—a day to come together to celebrate the progress we've made and to show the power of our connections ...

Sustainable Cooking Class

March 29, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., Lorna Sundberg International Center

Net Impact is teaming up with Greens to Grounds and Green Grounds for our 2nd Annual Sustainable Cooking Class! Come out to learn sustainable recipes and enjoy delicious food made with all locally sourced ingredients ...


Featured Center


YOUTH-NEX is the Center to Promote Effective Youth Development — a new trans-disciplinary center devoted to promoting healthy youth development through focused research, training, and service. The cross-University center’s work encompasses a wide range of areas including health management, civic engagement, education, and social responsibility. Housed within the Curry School of Education, the center focuses on the assets of young people, their schools, communities, and relationships. YOUTH-NEX also aims to prevent youth problems such as violence; physical and mental health issues; substance abuse and school failure.