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Audition for Grounds for Discussion

March 22, 2018 - 3:00pm to March 23, 2018 - 5:00pm

Help the Class of 2022 consider decisions they will face—be part of a cast performing Grounds for Discussion!

Grounds for Discussion, a student-directed and student-performed theatrical production that's...

Imagine Social Good Conference

March 23, 2018 to March 25, 2018

Registration is open for the Imagine Social Good conference, a social good student summit at Virginia Commonwealth University. #IMAGINE18 is free and open to any and all who want to attend. One of our objectives is...

Sustainability Leadership Forum: Social Justice Edition

March 24, 2018 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

Join UVA alumni and subject matter experts for the first ever Sustainability Leadership Forum. Learn more about how social justice and sustainability intersect and how you can start to incorporate that in your own...

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Volunteer of the Week: John Barton

John Barton is a second-year in the College majoring in Latin American Studies and Global Development Studies with a minor in Urban and Environmental Planning in the A-School. He is the Resident Advisor (RA) of Casa Bolívar this year and a member of the National Residence Hall Honorary at UVA. John volunteers with the Latino and Migrant Aid program through Madison House, where he teaches ESL in Spanish. On Grounds, John also is involved in Sustained Dialogue, Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship, and the Cavalier Daily Spanish translation section.

Public Service Resources

Student Council Community Service Committee

Helps students connect to public service within the University and Charlottesville communities.

Public Service & Government Career Community

Provides information and inspiration about industries like nonprofits, government, policy, international development, humanitarianism, diplomacy, intelligence and security, religious/spiritual organizations, and more.

Madison House

The University's student volunteer center.

Jefferson Public Citizens

An academic research-service program for all UVA undergraduates.


A weekly newsletter committed to connecting students, faculty, staff, and community members with opportunities for active engagement within and beyond the University. Event Submission.

Center for Undergraduate Research

Grant and fellowship opportunities in public service.