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Leadership 2000 at OpenGrounds

Leadership 2000 at OpenGrounds

Leadership 2000 is an intensive one-week training program for the leaders of many University-wide organizations, held at the beginning of each summer. Leaders from CIO’s and special status organizations came together in May to work on developing different skills and leadership styles to better lead the members of their respective groups. The program topics and activities vary by year, … Continue reading

OpenGrounds Hosts Kendra Emery Concert

OpenGrounds Hosts Kendra Emery Concert

On Friday March 21st, OpenGrounds hosted a concert for Kendra Emery, a musician who incorporates singing, the saxophone and a loop station into her projects. The concert consisted of two singer/song writers from O-Records at UVA who opened and closed for Kendra, using material they worked on during their music careers while at UVA. Kendra plays the tenor sax, … 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

Introducing the OpenGrounds Arts and Environmental Action Student Scholars

As the culmination of its Changing Views: Arts and Environmental Action initiative, OpenGrounds has selected four exceptional students, pursuing three projects, to work with faculty mentors to develop and implement new ideas at the intersection of art, research and scholarship. With funding from The Jefferson Trust, the $10,000 Art and Environmental Action scholarships are the pilot for … Continue reading