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UVA Club of Charlottesville: An Evening with Matt Weber

On Tuesday, December 15th, alumni, parents, and friends joined us for an evening with Matt Weber, Senior Assistant to President Jim Ryan, Lecturer, and Social Media Guru, as he discussed “Zoom: A Love Story (and Lecture) in Three Acts.” Matt shared more about the history of Zoom and digital events, shared more about his experiences…

Director Q&A – “Seats at the Table”

UVA alumni, parents, and friends in Charlottesville, Richmond, and the Shenandoah Valley were joined by award-winning filmmaker Chris Farina (CLAS ’82) on Friday, July 31st, for a pre-screening discussion of “Seats at the Table”, a feature-length documentary film that highlights UVA’s unique program – Books Behind Bars. Chris discussed the film-making process and answered audience…

UVA Club of Charlottesville: An Evening with Dean John Unsworth (GSAS ’88)

On Thursday, July 30th, the UVA Club of Charlottesville enjoyed a virtual program with Dean John Unsworth (GSAS ’88), with other 85 guest participating via Zoom. Pam Calary (CLAS ’84), President of the UVA Club of Charlottesville, welcomed guests and introduced John. Topics of discussion included access to the collections, pandemic-related changes, renovation funding, how our…

UVA Club of Charlottesville: Bread-Making with Wholly Schmidt Sourdough

On Thursday, June 18th, the UVA Club of Charlottesville joined local alumni, parents, and friends, as well as Brennan Schmidt (CLAS ’05, GSAS’ 12), owner of Wholly Schmidt Sourdough, for an informative and interactive session on bread making! You can more information on Wholly Schmidt by visiting their website here. And click here to see…

UVA Club of Charlottesville: In the Studio and Garden with Lara Call Gastinger (CLAS ’98)

Lara Call Gastinger (CLAS ’98), a Charlottesville-based botanical illustrator, joined us Wednesday, June 3rd to share her perpetual journal. She has been documenting her natural world this way since 2001 and presented a fascinating window into her artistic process. She shared materials, techniques, and how-tos in this program that includes a segment of her adding…