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"Wasted" Film Screening & Panel

March 21, 2018 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Alamo Drafthouse Cinema

Join us for a screening of Wasted! The Story of Food Waste, followed by a panel of local change agents in the food realm: Evie Safran, Kitchen Manager of the Haven; Mike McKee of the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank; and Samantha Yates of the...

Grounds for Discussion cast from 2017

Audition for Grounds for Discussion

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

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 required viewing for all first-...

Social Entrepreneurship

A Conversation with Social Entrepreneur Scott Beale

March 22, 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Garrett Hall

Join us to hear from one of the Top 50 nonprofit CEOs in the U.S. to learn how he created and launched the "reverse Peace Corps." At a time when the country is debating the value of diversity and global engagement, Scott Beale has grown Atlas...

Imagine Social Good

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 to bring together participants...

Sustainability Leadership Forum

Sustainability Leadership Forum: Social Justice Edition

March 24, 2018 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Bryant Hall, Scott Stadium

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 career path. Network with alumni...

The Big Gig in the Big Apple


March 24, 2018 - 5:30pm to 11:00pm
St. Anne's Belfield School

On Saturday, March 24, we have our biggest fundraising event of the year—The Big Gig. This gala raises money that goes directly towards serving kids at our Clubs in Charlottesville and throughout Central Virginia. We are looking for volunteers to...

The Road Less Traveled

ΣΛΥ Alpha Rho Chapter Fifth Annual Founders' Day Banquet

March 24, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Alumni Hall

The Hermanas of the Alpha Rho Chapter are celebrating five years on Grounds. Join us at our fifth annual Founder’s Day Banquet...

UVA Army ROTC Blood Drive

March 28, 2018 - 11:00am to 3:00pm
Newcomb Ballroom

UVA Army ROTC is hosting its annual Armed Services Blood Drive and encourages students to come donate. The Armed Services Blood Program is responsible for collecting blood to be used for service members, veterans, and family members worldwide....

Hera Ball

HERA Ball 2018

March 30, 2018 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Rotunda Dome Room

Please join us for our second annual HERA Ball. We are excited to announce that this year’s event will be held in the Rotunda Dome Room. Come and learn about UVA’s public health organizations while enjoying great food and music provided by the...

Global Public Service Case Competition

April 7, 2018 - 2:30pm

The Community Service Committee of Student Council, Global Development Organization (GDO), and the UVA Career Center invite you to participate in the second annual Global Public Service Case Competition. The competition is open to all UVA...

Sustainapitch Night

Sustainapitch Night: Charlottesville, Planet, Progress

April 19, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Rotunda Multipurpose Room

For UVA Earth Week 2018, Green Grounds and UVA Sustainability are hosting the third annual SustainaPitch Night: Cville, Planet, Progress. Free Mellow Mushroom pizza will be provided. The event will consist of pitches for projects that explore...

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