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Get to know Social Media Marketing Team intern, Holly Miller!

Year: 2nd year
Major: Sociology and hopefully Global Public Health
Hometown: Harrisonburg, Virginia

| September 21, 2016 | blog, interns

At the Maxine Platzer Lynn Women’s Center, we stand with students, faculty and staff who are mounting a positive response to recent racist graffiti written in UVA residence halls. An environment that welcomes and supports people of different backgrounds, beliefs, ages, identities, ethnicities and worldviews best accomplishes the goals of a modern public institution of higher education.

| September 15, 2016 | blog

Get to know Gender Violence and Social Change intern, Triston Smith!

Year: 2nd
Major: WGS and either Neuroscience or Cognitive Science
Hometown: Kesyville, VA

| September 14, 2016 | gender-violence-and-social-change, interns

Written by Maxine Platzer Lynn Women's Center Director, Abby Palko

| September 12, 2016 | blog
Just 2 years ago, the Maxine Platzer Lynn Women's Center celebrated its 25th anniversary. Now, as we welcome our interns back to Grounds and start planning for the year ahead, we are happy to mark another 25th anniversary. Claire Kaplan joined the Women's Center team 25 years ago and has committed her time and passion to social justice issues every day since. The reach of Claire's impact is far and wide, working with students, faculty, staff, and friends in the Charlottesville community, to make strides toward a more just culture on Grounds.
| September 12, 2016 | blog

Get to know Social Media Marketing Team intern, Brianna Burnett!

| September 07, 2016 | blog, interns

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 29, 2016 | blog

Any change in life can cause stress, even a positive change. Whether you’re coming to U.Va. for the first time or returning to Grounds for your second, third, or fourth year, change can be stressful. Relationships are new or different, and you may find yourself in the middle of unfamiliar experiences and living spaces, all of which contribute to the excitement and challenge of adjusting to a new year. But any change presents a good opportunity for growth.

| August 08, 2016 | blog, counseling

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.

| August 02, 2016 | blog

The UVA Maxine Platzer Lynn Women’s Center, in collaboration with attorneys with the Veterans Benefit Group of Goodman Allen Donnelly, are hosting a Free Veterans Benefits Legal Clinic for veterans in the Charlottesville community. The clinic will be held on Wednesday, August 17 from 1-7pm at Open Grounds, 1400 University Avenue.   This pro bono clinic enables a Veteran to meet with an attorney one-on-one to discuss questions about disability benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs.

| August 02, 2016 | legal-clinic

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