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April 11, 2014

The following has been re-printed from the October 9, 2013 edition of the Cavalier Daily, with permission from the writer.

"My story of intimate partner violence"

I’d like to think of myself as a survivor.

April 11, 2014

This year’s Take Back the Night week at the University of Virginia will be the first time the U.Va. Women’s Center will hold a “Day of Healing and Wellness” on Friday/April 18, following the annual Rally, March and Speak Out on Thursday/April 17.

April 07, 2014

The National Eating Disorders Association Walk of Charlottesville continues to surpass prior years with raising about $10,000 this year, according to coordinator Clare Brady. The amount raised in 2013 was about $9,000 and about $7,000 in 2012.

April 07, 2014

With a few new twists to U.Va. Day, Little Sisters and Big Sisters of the local Young Women Leaders Program  in BufordBurleyJouett and Sutherland Middle Schools enjoyed the revamped annual event.

March 05, 2014

As students approach the end of daunting mid-terms and anticipate arriving at that dream Spring Break destination, Celebrate Every Body Week could not have been better timed. Women’s Center intern Kristina Brown highlighted what she intended for others to take away from the week.

February 21, 2014

Join the Women’s Center, co-sponsored with the U.Va. Coalition on Eating Disorders and Exercise Concerns, for a week of fun events aimed at promoting body positivity and raising awareness about eating disorders around Grounds.

February 21, 2014

Fourth-year student Kathryn Reichel wanted to give back to the community who supported her during a difficult time at U.Va.

“The Women’s Center helped me recover from my eating disorder when I was a First-Year,” she said. “I took time off [...] I came back after I had recovered, and was like, ‘I need to give back to other people.’ That’s what kind of inspired me to start working here.”

February 19, 2014

Interning at the U.Va. Women’s Center gives students hands-on experience developing skills that will be useful to them in the wide variety of fields they pursue after graduation. Applicants commit to a year-long internship that includes a three-credit fall semester course entitled “Women, Peace and Justice” (WGS), taught by Women’s Center faculty members. In the spring, students have the option of taking a second semester course through EDLF that is team-taught by the Women's Center faculty, or volunteering their time to fulfill their commitment to their internship.

February 10, 2014

Although most sports fans were gathering around their TV sets in their living rooms or making tailgate food in their kitchens in anticipation of the Super Bowl on Feb. 2, there were about 100 guests who gathered together at John Paul Jones Arena for a sports event of a different sort.

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