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Fontaine retired from her dean position July 31 and is co-editing a book with colleagues while on sabbatical this year. (Photo by Jane Haley)

If there is one word that captures Dorrie Fontaine’s contributions to the University of Virginia, its School of Nursing and her leadership, it would be “compassion.”

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Student Spotlight: Caitlin Kwalwasser

Leadership is less about the recognition for the work you do, and more reflected in the nature of the work itself.

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Free Legal Clinic

November 13, 2019

The Women's Center Free Legal Clinic is staffed by local attorneys who offer pro bono legal counseling to Charlottesville community members and University employees. The Clinic is designed to provide general legal counseling and information about legal options.

An appointment is required.  You can schedule an appointment one of three ways:


Poe's Office Hours

November 15, 2019

Stop by the Women’s Center to spend some time 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!


Reimagine Modern Manhood

November 20, 2019

What does being a man mean to you? Carlos Andrés Gómez will give you the food for thought you need to join the conversation.