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Art, Contemplation and Wellness Initiative Kicks off at OpenGrounds

Art, Contemplation and Wellness Initiative Kicks off at OpenGrounds

In partnership with The Phillips Collection, the National Academy of Sciences, and the Contemplative Sciences Center, OpenGrounds is kicking off a series of events that last through early 2015, revolving around the theme of “Art, Contemplation and Wellness”. The partners involved in the events strongly feel that incorporating this theme into the  community could result in improvements in quality … Continue reading

Students’ Vision for Sustainability at UVA

Students’ Vision for Sustainability at UVA

Everybody talks about sustainability these days. So much so that many people predict the word itself has become unsustainable. Yet, overused or not, students continue to be enthusiastic about the concept of building a sustainable future. This spring dozens of student leaders came together to cast their visions for sustainability at UVA. Overwhelmingly, students felt … Continue reading

Words from Founding Director, Bill Sherman

Words from Founding Director, Bill Sherman

OpenGrounds is creating new networks to connect faculty, students and diverse external partners.  The goal is to inspire those who take risks at the frontiers of their fields and collaborate across boundaries to make a real impact in the world. It will be a catalyst for outward facing, forward-looking research and curricular initiatives that will … Continue reading