Leigh Ann Carver
January 04, 2019
The regulatory landscape in which allegations of sexual misconduct at colleges and universities are handled went through a period of great change in the first half of this decade before settling into routines that, while controversial, were relatively clear. In 2017, another period of uncertainty began when US Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos withdrew Title IX guidance issued during the Obama administration (commonly called "The Dear Colleague" letter) and issued new interim guidance. New Title IX regulations were then formally proposed on November 16, 2018.
December 13, 2018
Alumna Sara Duke Grey Continues to Care & Advocate for Survivors
April 23, 2018
The Maxine Platzer Lynn Women's Center is pleased to announce that Margaret Edwards, LPC, will be our new Program Director for Counseling & Wellness Services. As a counselor at the Women's Center since 2009, Margaret has provided individual and group counseling to UVA students, staff, and members of the Charlottesville community with a focus on helping clients who have experienced interpersonal violence, sexual assault, and stalking.
February 01, 2018
January 31, 2018
As often as the early history of basketball appears in trivia games and PE class quizzes, the special place that basketball holds in the history of women’s athletics is still unknown to many. Thanks to Senda Berenson, the women’s game was introduced at Smith College within months of the sport’s founding in 1891 and quickly caught on at women’s schools across the US.
December 19, 2017
Even in years far quieter than this one, a LOT happens at the Women’s Center over the course of 12 months.
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 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