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Courses listed on Learning in Action have a service-learning component or explore local, national, or global issues and topics ...


To showcase the incredible amount of public service work done by our students each and every week, Learning in Action has launched a new Instagram campaign that features photos of groups and individuals in the community. Use #uvaservice and post your photos today or submit via our online form ...

Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Assault and Sexual Misconduct at UVa

All students are invited to participate in a climate survey on sexual assault and sexual misconduct at the University of Virginia. The results from the survey will be used to guide policies that will encourage a healthy, safe, and nondiscriminatory environment on Grounds. The survey should take approximately 20 minutes to complete, and responses are confidential. Please check your University email account for the link. If you’ve misplaced your survey link, please visit ...

Take Back the Night

April 13-17

Take Back the Night is a week of events meant to educate the public, support survivors, and make a resounding call to end gender violence in our community. Events include a panel on how to support a survivor, a mock trial, an open mic night, a rally, a march, a vigil, and a day of healing ...

Morven Summer Institute Series: Food Politics

April 16, 5:30 p.m.

What makes food a political issue? Food politics and policies in the United States have heated up in recent years as legislators, educators, farmers, and many others battle over taxes, subsidies, labels, recommendations, bans and restrictions. These food fights raise important questions involving public health, the environment, fairness, and freedom. Join Associate Professor of Politics Paul Freedman to explore the politics of food ...

Pauline Oberdorfer Minor Local History Internship

Deadline: April 20

This internship is named after Pauline Oberdorfer Minor, who was a native of Charlottesville and probably attended the Jefferson School sometime prior to 1900. Oberdorfer Minor attended the Teachers College at Howard University and was one of the founding members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. This is our only paid internship and is made possible through the generous support of Delta Sigma Theta Sororities in Virginia ...

Mentor a High School Student for the 2015-2016 Year

Deadline: April 22

Thinking about your fall schedule? Think about adding Meliora! We are a CIO seeking dedicated UVa students interested in preparing the next generation of low-income, underrepresented, and first-generation high school students for success in their educational goals. Mentors meet weekly one on one with their student, and we often put on fun events for both students and mentors to bond outside of the academic setting. Transportation is available, so all years should apply! See our website to download the application ...

Walk to Cure Arthritis

May 16, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Bon Secours Redskins Training Camp Center (Richmond, VA)

Be a part of the Arthritis Foundation's mission to transform lives! Join the Richmond Walk to Cure Arthritis, the Arthritis Foundation's signature event to raise funds to prevent, control, and cure the nation's leading cause of disability. Participants will fundraise and bring a voice to the more than 50 million Americans living with arthritis. Funds raised through the Walk to Cure Arthritis will help create programs, research, and advocacy initiatives to remove the burden of this crippling disease, both locally and across the country ...

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