August 29, 2019
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)
This piece has been reprinted from UVA Today. You can find the original article here.
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.”
January 04, 2019
Feb 12, 2019 Update: Today the Department of Education notified the public that, in an abundance of caution and due to technical difficulties, they are re-opening the comment period for the proposed Title IX regulations for one day only on February 15, 2019.
We encourage anyone who was unable to submit their input on the proposed regulations during the comment period that ended on January 28 to do so on February 15.
December 13, 2018
Alumna Sara Duke Grey Continues to Care & Advocate for Survivors
February 27, 2018
A student recently came to Anne Coughlin with a question.
He was struggling to come to terms with a sexual harassment allegation that had been leveled against his grandfather over something that happened decades ago. His grandfather was a distinguished lawyer and public servant who was now in his 80’s. The student was heartbroken.
How should he think about his grandfather whom he admired so much in light of the allegation?
August 16, 2017
At the Maxine Platzer Lynn Women’s Center, we develop strong women leaders and those who work beside them, ready to face the real and daunting challenges of building the public good and ensuring justice for all. These are words we use often, but not lightly. They are the heart of what we, as a public university, are called to do. We shape the next generation of leaders. These are the ideals we pursue with you.
To our new and returning students:
July 12, 2017
A couple of birthdays ago, my husband and daughter gave me a plaque for my office with a quote from Louisa May Alcott: “She is too fond of books and it has turned her brain.” How well they know me! Periodic escape into the world of fiction is one of the activities that keeps me me. For as long as I can remember, reading has been a form of self-care for me. When you live on the academic calendar, as I have my whole life, summer becomes a time to indulge in a love of reading. And when you’re a booklover, people often ask for recommendations. Where to start?
June 07, 2017
During the spring semester of 2016, Curry PhD candidate Nora Arkin conducted surveys and interviews to evaluate the effectiveness of the Body Project, an eating disorders prevention intervention used in the Women’s Center’s Body Positive Program. Nora’s soon to be presented findings from her research verify the Body Project’s positive impact on undergraduate women at UVA.
May 05, 2017
It’s never too early to learn about all of the support services and learning opportunities that are available at the Women’s Center.
As part of a “Take Your Daughter to Work Day” celebration, 17 emerging leaders from the Village School gathered at the Center for Global Health to listen to Director of Engaged Scholarship, Jaronda Miller-Bryant, discuss all of the opportunities and services the Women’s Center offers.
May 04, 2017
Thank you! All of you who joined us in last month's GivingToHoosDay by donating and sharing our social media posts came together with our matching donor to generate a wonderful infusion of funding for our programs. We were thrilled to receive:
4 gifts at the $500+ level | 3 gifts at the $200+ level | 22 gifts at the $100+ level | 45 gifts at the <$100 level
May 03, 2017
Hard work paid off for our Gender Violence and Social Change team with the very first Survivor Support Network Training - Student Edition.