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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

A Newcomer’s View of OpenGrounds

A Newcomer’s View of OpenGrounds

OpenGrounds is an initiative across the University of Virginia looking to foster new, disruptive, creative, inter-disciplinary, bold, fun, intellectual, and engaging ideas. We occupy a studio on The Corner next to the Women’s Center. Thanks for coming to the blog to discover a little more of what we are all about. As an English Major, … Continue reading

Opengrounds is growing!

Opengrounds is growing!

The OpenGrounds Corner Studio opened in 2012 with the simple idea to create a space for students, faculty and members of the community to meet and tinker with ideas in a setting that is as unconventional as it is modern. Since opening its doors, OpenGrounds has hosted nearly 600 events in addition to daily Open Hours. … Continue reading

YALI holds Design Thinking Workshop at OpenGrounds

YALI holds Design Thinking Workshop at OpenGrounds

The Obama Administration’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) is a long-term effort to invest in the next generation of African leaders and strengthen partnerships between the United States and Africa. The network is comprised of young and ambitious citizens of Africa, designed to strengthen partnerships between the United States and Africa by building relationships with its young leaders. For six … Continue reading

O-Records Releases Latest Album at OpenGrounds

O-Records Releases Latest Album at OpenGrounds

O-Records is a student-run record label at UVA. The group is comprised of musicians, songwriters, producers, and rappers that make music and others who manage the music and the label. Earlier in November, O-Records released their latest album, titled “The Mixtape: 2013” at an event at OpenGrounds. There was a great turnout of friends and fans … Continue reading