Tagged with Open Table

Join the Discussion at our Open Table

Join the Discussion at our Open Table

Open Table discussions at the OpenGrounds Corner Studio provide space for University professors, Charlottesville professionals, and visiting speakers to share their expertise and dialogue with the Charlottesville community. These conversations typically last about 1-2 hours, and stimulate interdisciplinary conversation beyond the university classroom. We have had several in the past weeks, including discussions Food Aid … Continue reading

Open Table: Bad A** Women in Media

Open Table: Bad A** Women in Media

Iris Magazine hosted an Open Table on March 20 about Bad A** Women in Media. Moderated by UVA’s Siva Vaidhyanathan, the Robertson Professor in Media Studies, the event consisted of a panel of three incredible women based in Charlottesville: Andrea Press, Jane Friedman and Allison Wright. Andrea Press began the conversation talking about successful women such as Rachel Maddow, Gena … Continue reading

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