Article written by Claire Kaplan
Get to know YWLP Big Sister, Emory Yearwood!
Hometown: Christiansburg, Virginia
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.
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.
Get to know MLP Big Brother, Joey Paris!
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:
Get to know YWLP Big Sister, Kadeidra (Kadee) Watson!
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.
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.
The sun is shining, the Corner is quiet, and the summer is finally here. Why would anyone need tips for summer time? It should be fun….right?