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Every so often, my daughter tries to make me commit at dinner: “No, really, Mommy: what’s your favorite book?” I hedge: favorite 5 authors? Favorite series? Favorite book with yellow on the cover? To be fair, I was absurdly excited when I recently discovered the Japanese concept of tsundoku. “I tsundoku” explains so much of my life.
Getting enough high quality sleep is the one of the best things you can do for your brain and body. No matter what is going on in terms of mood, energy, memory or emotions, sufficient sleep will almost always help. Sleep also does wonders for new learning. Wresting the last few minutes you can out of a day can be very tempting, but the cost in terms of fatigue and forgetfulness the next day is higher than you think.
Try these approaches to getting sufficient sleep:
Having just arrived a mere month ago on Grounds, you start to hear it everywhere: "you need to start signing leases for the next year, or you will be left out." In the rush to find that perfect spot, or perhaps out of fear of being left without choices, many students –especially first and second years—sign leases with people they do not know well, for apartments that may not be nearly as great as they sounded when their friends first told them about them.
The Good Old song of Wa-hoo-wa
We’ll sing it o’er and o’er,
But never did they tell...
1. When I was in elementary school, my mom used to style my hair in cornrows. No pretty design,...
Let's talk about spirit. In 1991, Nirvana reminded us that it “Smells like Teen Spirit” and...
Stop by the Women’s Center to hang with our therapy dog, Poe! Poe is a six-year-old Goldendoodle, certified as a Canine Good Citizen and trained as a Psychiatric Service dog. You can find Poe and his owner Cathy Erickson in the lower level lounge of the Women’s Center during his office hours. Take a break from studying and come by for pets, snuggles, and refreshments!
Hear from students, faculty, and community partners about the pitfalls and obstacles you find in opportunities for community engagement. Learn about the important principles to consider for responsible and effective global engagement. Lunch provided!
Co-sponsored by the UVA Library
Hear from our 2018 Beverly Cobble Rodriguez Lecturer, Jensen Montambault! Jensen is the Director of the Science for Nature and People Partnership. (SNAPP)