Posted in February 2014

Transduction Open Table: Community Impacts of Chemical Exposures: Are Agencies and Industries Obligated to Tell?

Transduction Open Table: Community Impacts of Chemical Exposures: Are Agencies and Industries Obligated to Tell?

On Wednesday, Open Table hosted another discussion in the Transduction Lecture Series entitled “Community Impacts of Chemical Exposures: Are Agencies and Industries Obligated to Tell?” Welcoming environmental scientist and consultant Wilma Subra, the discussion focused on specific ecological disasters caused by firms, and whether these firms had a responsibility to correct the problems they had … Continue reading

Access UVA: Student Access Initiative Proposal

Access UVA: Student Access Initiative Proposal

  There has been much debate surrounding the future of AccessUVA amongst members of the University community in the past year. AccessUVA, a financial aid program through U.Va., “guarantees 100 percent of the demonstrated need of students admitted to the University,” thus ensuring that U.Va. is “need-blind” in its admissions process. In the past, AccessUVA … Continue reading

OpenGrounds Hosts CGH Case Competition Open Table

OpenGrounds Hosts CGH Case Competition Open Table

On Tuesday the 25th, OpenGronds and the Center for Global Health held an Open Table to discuss this week’s CGH Case Competition. Organized by second-year undergraduate student Sreemoyee Som, the Open Table was designed to bring together people from different backgrounds, majors, and departments to discuss pressing matters regarding the case. Once together, participants had the … Continue reading

OpenGrounds Hosts State of the Union Address

OpenGrounds Hosts State of the Union Address

#SOTU screening going on now at @opengrounds A post shared by OpenGrounds (@opengrounds) on Jan 28, 2014 at 6:15pm PST Once a year, the President stands before our country and expresses his policy objectives and desires for the United States in the upcoming year. On Tuesday night, OpenGrounds screened this State of the Union address, … Continue reading

OpenGrounds visits the Emerging Creative Student Conference

OpenGrounds visits the Emerging Creative Student Conference

OpenGrounds Student Scholars at the #a2rucreatives conference #dschool boot camp at Stanford A post shared by OpenGrounds (@opengrounds) on Jan 31, 2014 at 1:40pm PST The Art and Environmental Action Student Scholars, Director Bill Sherman, and Program Manager Lindsey Hepler, and took part in the a2ru Emerging Creative Student Conference at Stanford University over the weekend. The conference brought … Continue reading