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August 29, 2016

Announcing Tenure-track Assistant Professor Position in LGBTQ Studies, University of Virginia, Women, Gender & Sexuality Program

 The University of Virginia Arts & Sciences Women Gender & Sexuality Program invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position. We seek candidates dedicated to our mission and passionate about teaching in a world class institution.

August 02, 2016

Article by Abby Palko

It’s great to be on Grounds! As we enter the final stretch of summer until classes start, I am closing out my first month as the Director of the Maxine Platzer Lynn Women’s Center, and each day I am continually impressed by the scope of our programming and services. I have quickly come to appreciate the energy and action driving the three verbs of our motto: Imagine. Act. Lead.

July 20, 2016

Get to know YWLP Big Sister, Emory Yearwood!

Year: 3rd
Major: English
Hometown: Christiansburg, Virginia

July 07, 2016

Abby Palko has been settling in this week, ready to lead the team as the new Maxine Platzer Lynn Women's Center Director. Having spent the past year without a Director after the retirement of Founder and former Director, Sharon Davie, the Women’s Center staff is optimistic about continuing their work under Abby’s leadership.

July 06, 2016

Get to know Women, Girls & Global Justice intern, Thamanna Nishath!

What do you miss the most about your hometown when you're at UVA?
Its not the place, but more the people I miss in my hometown.

June 29, 2016

Get to know MLP Big Brother, Joey Paris!

June 24, 2016

With the close of each academic year, we reflect on our recent successes and consider ways we can work toward more fully meeting the University community’s needs when the next year begins.

In 2015-16, our staff led varied efforts across Grounds, sharing their expertise with:

June 16, 2016

Get to know YWLP Big Sister, Kadeidra (Kadee) Watson!

Year: 3rd
Major: Women, Gender, and Sexuality
Hometown: Nottoway, Virginia

What do you miss most about your hometown when you're at UVA?
I miss my family the most, especially my mom.

June 13, 2016

This weekend’s tragic attack on Pulse, an LGBTQ nightclub in Orlando, reminds us of how far-reaching the impact of violent events can be. News of violent events can have a significant impact on all of us whether or not a particular instance of violence has affected us directly. Understanding a bit about how we, as humans, process extremely troubling information can be helpful.