Hoos Up for Coffee: with CAPS

Parents of current students joined us for two events with staff members from UVA’s Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS). On Thursday, October 15th, we heard from Katie Richard, Staff Psychotherapist at CAPS. On Monday, October 19th, we heard from  Laura Wagner, Staff Psychologist at CAPS. In both sessions, parents learned more about the support and…

UVA Club of Washington, DC: Activist Lit Virtual Book Club

On Thursday, October 15th, alumni, parents, and friends joined us for the Service Committee’s next Activist Lit topic, an online meeting to discuss issues of voter suppression, moderated by the creators of the Small Power Podcast, Sasha Friedman (DAR ‘15), and Martine Chaussard. We learned more about their interest in this topic and their podcast,…

Virginia Club of New York: To Love Is to Act: Les Misérables & Victor Hugo

On Wednesday, October 12th, alumni, parents, and friends joined the Virginia Club of New York for a moving lecture with Professor Emerita Marva Barnett on To Love Is to Act: Les Misérables and Victor Hugo’s Vision for Leading Lives of Love and Conscience. Professor Barnett explored Victor Hugo’s immense capacity for empathy and love, despite,…

UVA Club of Tidewater: Hoo Knows the Law?

On Friday, October 9th, alumni, parents, and friends joined the UVA Club of Tidewater for a recap of law updates in the Commonwealth of Virginia during COVID-19. We heard from the following speakers: Alison McKee (LAW ’84, PAR ’10), President of the Virginia Bar Association — General overview of issues addressed by the VBA during…

On-Air with Dean Bob Pianta

Robert Pianta joined On-Air with UVA to discuss “K-12 Education in a Pandemic.” Robert Pianta (PAR ’08, ’13) is the Dean of the School of Education and Human Development, Novartis Professor of Education, and the Founding Director, Center for Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning at the University of Virginia. Together, we engaged in a…