Posted in May 2012

Where to Start? OpenGrounds and Student Entrepreneurship

Where to Start? OpenGrounds and Student Entrepreneurship

OpenGrounds is an exciting and ambitious new initiative at The University of Virginia. By acknowledging the interdisciplinary nature of questions and problems University folk wrestle with day in and day out, OpenGrounds strives to facilitate more effective connection, collaboration, and creative solutions to these problems.  As a student entrepreneur, I can think of a myriad of … Continue reading

Flash Seminar at OG asks ‘What is the responsibility of a university to its community?’

Flash Seminar at OG asks ‘What is the responsibility of a university to its community?’

On Tuesday, April 24th, OpenGrounds served as the forum for a Flash Seminar called The Intersection of Water and Health. Students ranging from biochemistry-savvy to less scientifically – oriented (or maybe that was just me) – sat down with medical school Professor Rebecca Dillingham and visiting faculty from the University of Venda. The topic of discussion was … Continue reading