Tagged with University of Virginia

First Annual Arts Scholars Showcase

First Annual Arts Scholars Showcase

On Sunday, November 24th, OpenGrounds hosted the First Annual Arts Scholars Showcase, an event that highlighted the achievements of the Arts Scholars at U.Va. This group is comprised of a small number of undergraduates “who have increased access to resources in the arts at U.Va,” and the resulting showcase presented by these scholars included work … Continue reading

From OpenGrounds to Rio De Janeiro

From OpenGrounds to Rio De Janeiro

October 25, 2013 What started as an idea in Charlottesville has now become reality in Rio De Jeneiro. Eliot Rosenberg graduated last May from UVA’s McIntire School of Commerce and traveled to Brazil to start a social enterprise that has, in a year, grown in size and garnered national press coverage. During his time at … Continue reading

Movers and Shakers: Siddhartha Pailla

Movers and Shakers: Siddhartha Pailla

September 13, 2013 Origin: Hyderabad, India Roles at Uva: Co-founder at HiComm, Chair of StudCo’s UVAStart , and Ph.D/MBA candidate at the Engineering school and Darden Visits OpenGrounds: Regularly; a few times every weekSid has been at Uva since 2004 (he is a ninth year!) and from the very beginning, he sought to form teams of … Continue reading