Ignite, a student-organized social entrepreneurship group at HackCville, is putting on an Art Showcase and Fundraiser for local women's organizations that they hope will interest you!
The "SheVille Art Showcase and Fundraiser" will be held on Friday, April 28th at 7 PM, at 1515 University Ave.
The Tom Tom Founders Festival is Charlottesville premiere event for techies, foodies, innovators, creators, disruptors and entrepreneurs. If you identify with any of those groups, or want to get closer to those kinds of people, then DON'T MISS TOM TOM! You can find the schedule of events here : https://tomtomfest.com/.
Speaking from experience, not getting into your major of choice may seem like the end of the world BUT it is not. I know many of you have heard, “Major does not equal career”. This statement could not be truer. Declaring a major is only one part of your career path and through your major you take classes that interest you. Because you are taking classes that interest you, your GPA can only improve and you will gain transferable skills (e.g improving written communication, public speaking, etc).
A third-year student majoring in Media Studies and Statistics, Krish Aggarwal is also an international student hailing from New Delhi, India.
How did you decide on UVA? Did you know you wanted to study at a university abroad?
This month we're profiling UVA alumna Victor Azevedo, a graduate of the Architecture school. Victor Azevedo studied at UVA as an international student originally from Manaus, Brazil and was also involved with the French House during his time in Charlottesville.
What did you do after graduation?
l Iived in Delhi for 6 months where I worked in an Architecture Office then I started my masters of Architecture at Columbia University.
A common misconception some students may have when deciding their major(s) is thinking they need to choose between something that aligns with their "passion" and something that will be considered "practical." Read about how one of our Career Peer Educators, Genevieve Agar (CLAS ‘17, Economics), proved this myth wrong during her nontraditional undergraduate experience.
By Jon Franko
BeCville is excited to announce a public Call for Proposals! Starting in September 2016, BeCville reached out to residents living south of downtown Charlottesville to hear how they would improve their neighborhood.
From UVA Today
Companies from Google to Ford have begun offering mindfulness courses to their employees, arguing that the benefits – more productive, engaged and healthier employees – far outweigh the costs.
At the University of Virginia’s McIntire School of Commerce, marketing professor David Mick teaches a popular “Wisdom and Well-Being” course equipping business students with philosophical concepts and mindfulness practices that could improve their personal and professional lives.