Student Organizations Directory
The student organizations listed here are involved in service through local, national, and international community service activities, fundraising, and activism. Students self-select the public service category through the student organization registration process, and staff assign this category to administrative organizations.
Japan Club brings together Japanese students and those interested in Japanese language and culture, provides opportunities for learning about Japan and improving Japanese language skills and promotes Japanese culture within the university and in the surrounding Charlottesville area.We hold a variety of public events each year to celebrate Japanese culture.
The Jefferson Brewing Society is a group that is open to all students who are involved in or interested in brewing sciences and brewery engineering. We meet weekly to discuss the processes and science behind brewing beer, proper pairings with food, and the technologies and designs that are involved in micro and commercial breweries. About once a month, the JBA will take part in the hands-on... More.
The Jefferson Society strives to provide UVA students a chance to engage in debate and discourse on a range of pertinent issues, honing their public speaking and literary skills and developing their ability to sustain an argument in debate. Additionally, the Society continues to provide the University and Charlottesville community with its prestigious Speakers Series, a collection of diverse... More.
The Jewish Law Students Association provides Jewish educational, cultural, social, and spiritual programs and resources for the students and community of the University of Virginia School of Law with the goal of creating an awareness of and fostering Jewish life at the Law School.
The Jewish Social Connection (JSC) consists of a student-led executive board and is represented on the umbrella organization of the Jewish Leadership Council. JSC plans and implements numerous campus initiatives and social events which aim to create a stronger Jewish community at UVA. Many of the events help foster a strong relationship between Jewish and non-Jewish... More.
The Jewish Social Justice Council is committed to the concept of Tikkun Olam, repairing the world, and strives to help build unity among the Jewish community through service projects within the greater Charlottesville community. Additionally, the JSJC is the founding sponsor of the Sleepout for the Homeless, an annual, weeklong fundraiser during which UVa students of all religions and... More.
<div>The Jhoon Rhee Institute was developed by Grandmaster Jhoon Goo Rhee, known as the “father of American Tae Kwon Do,” on June 28, 1962, and has remained one of the most respected and recognized styles of Tae Kwon Do in the world. Jhoon Rhee Tae Kwon Do developed and continually supports the concept of Might For Right, using knowledge of Tae Kwon Do for ethical... More.
The John Bassett Moore society of International Law (J.B. Moore Society), founded in 1951, is the oldest organization of its kind in North America. The J.B. Moore Society's primary objective is to contribute to the development of international law by fostering interest and understanding in the field. To promote that goal, the Society sponsors speaker programs, conferences, publications, an... More.
The Journal of Law and Politics was founded in 1983 by then-D.C. Circuit Judge Antonin Scalia. As Judge Scalia wrote in the preface to the first issue, JLP's mission is, "Resolving the tension between the rule of law and the will of the people--between law and politics--is the supreme task of our government system . . . . This new journal is meant to give that interplay the scholarly attention... More.