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Public Service at the University of Virginia

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.

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Range Council

The Range Community is the representative body for all graduate students who live on the Range in the historic Academical Village at UVa, which was designed and built by Thomas Jefferson.

Range Residents 2009-2010

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Range Residents 2010-2011

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Rare Book School

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Rare Materials Digital Services

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Raven Society

Founded in 1904, The Raven Society is the oldest and most prestigious honorary society at the University of Virginia. It is also unique to the University, taking its name in honor of the most famous poem of the University's most famous poet, Edgar Allan Poe. The Raven Society has a distinguished history. The Raven Society sponsors scholarships and fellowships in recognition of academic and... More.

Reformed University Fellowship

RUF is a Christian Fellowship of the Presbyterian Church in America, with an aim of teaching the Gospel and reaching and equipping students. RUF brings to the campus a heart for God, a love for the campus and convictions that are well formed, deeply held and which allow us to bring a fully-orbed ministry to students.

Relay For Life (Fight Cancer at UVa)

<img class="x_x_x_process" src="" alt="" /><a href="">Relay For Life</a> is an overnight event designed to celebrate survivorship and to raise money for research and support programs of the <a href="">American Cancer Society</a>. Anyone can participate in this wonderful... More.

Religious/Spiritual Organizations

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We are the only hip-hop and R&amp;B a cappella group at UVa! With two concerts every year, we've performed songs by Beyonc&eacute;, Kanye West, Chris Brown, Soul 4 Real, Aaliyah, TLC, Jay-Z, J. Cole, and many others!&nbsp;If you are interested in trying out, email We need singers, rappers, and beatboxers, both male and female!

Research Labs

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Residence Life

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Resident Staff Program

The Residence Life program empowers students to build safe, supportive, and inclusive communities where intellectual, social, and cultural growth occur. By living and working in these communities, students gain experience that prepares them to make positive contributions both within and beyond the University. The student portion of Residence Life consists of Resident Advisors, Senior Residents... More.

Resident Staff Selections 2012-2013

Interested in learning more about becoming an RA? &nbsp;Attend an information session. &nbsp;Please note</em>: all info sessions contain the same information, so you only need to attend one. &nbsp;A copy of the presentation can be found in the Documents tab here on @UVa.<span><strong><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Information Sessions</span... More.

Residential Colleges

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Retail &amp; Luxury Goods Club at Darden

The mission of the Retail and Luxury Goods Club is to increase awareness and interest in the retail and luxury goods industries among Darden students and to increase Darden&rsquo;s presence in these industries. The RLG Club works on bringing industry speakers and recruiters to Darden and is the hub of alumni networking to help Darden students find summer and full-time job opportunities. In... More.

Rex E. Lee Law Society

The Rex E. Lee Law Society is UVa's chapter of the J. Reuben Clark Law Society. At 48 members (as of 2012), it is the largest JRCLS chapter in the T14. Our group is dedicated to supporting the needs of incoming 1Ls through formal and informal mentoring and training. We are able to draw on the collective wisdom and diverse experience of all of our chapter members to help one another navigate... More.

Rhapsody Ballet Ensemble

Rhapsody Ballet Ensemble is a dance performance group at the University that produces two shows a year based in ballet technique. The ensemble also offers non-performing classes and invites non-performing members who wish to learn more about the art of ballet. The ensemble provides a venue through which members of the University community may continue to perform, take class, and choreograph.... More.


RideForward is an interdisciplinary project initiated in 2008 at UVA to research, design and build alternative-fuel vehicles. Run by students with the guidance of Professors Sheffler (MAE) and Slutzky (STS), this innovative program aims to investigate the longterm impact of electric vehicles on the grid, the capability of photovoltaics for recharging, and the transportation needs of... More.

Rivanna Investments

&nbsp;The purpose of Rivanna Investments is to promote opportunities at the University&nbsp;of Virginia School of Law to learn about the art of investing through active participation in the global markets, to facilitate discussions about the markets on campus, and to create a platform to provide scholarship funding should the group earn positive returns on the fund.

Roller Hockey Club

A non-official club sport of street roller hockey, which focuses on learning basic skills of the sport as well as gaining an appreciation for safe, yet fun and exciting game play in a version of hockey on in-line skates. &nbsp;We try to hold regular pick up games and welcome anybody interested to attend.

Russkiy Dom 2009-2010

The Russian House is designed to accommodate up to 6 students plus a resident director (two double rooms and two single rooms). At 102 Cresap Lane, the House is located very near the Library, Newcomb Hall, Memorial Gymnasium, and Central Grounds. A mixture of graduate students and undergraduates, some of whom are native speakers of Russian, live in the House. The House Director is Lilia... More.

Russkiy Dom 2010-2011

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