UVA to Create Multicultural Center in Fall 2016

Posted: May 17, 2016, 12:00am

After two years of work between the Office of the Dean of Students and the Multicultural Student Center Initiative, the University will open a multicultural center in fall 2016. (READ MORE)

Source: The Cavalier Daily (Courtney Stith)

UVA Appoints New Director of Women's Center

Posted: May 16, 2016, 12:00am

The University of Virginia’s Maxine Platzer Lynn Women’s Center will welcome its new director, Abigail L. Palko, in July, the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost announced recently. Palko is only the second director of the Women’s Center, which Sharon Davie directed from its founding in 1989 until her retirement last year. (READ MORE)

Source: UVA Today (Anne E. Bromley)

Program Inspires Minority Students to Pursue Research, Careers in STEM Fields

Posted: April 18, 2016, 12:00am

The Virginia-North Carolina Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation held its annual symposium in April, showcasing student research. Led by UVA, the alliance comprises nine colleges and universities participating in the National Science Foundation-funded Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation, which supports more than 40 collaborative programs across the U.S. (READ MORE)

Source: UVA Today (Anne E. Bromley)

UVA Gives Diversity Awards to Longtime Professors McDowell and Dukes

Posted: March 16, 2016, 12:00am

The longtime faculty members will share UVA’s 2016 John T Casteen III Diversity-Equity-Inclusion Leadership Award this year for dedicating a significant part of their careers to making those three words – “diversity,” “equity” and “inclusion” – a reality on Grounds, improving the climate for all. (READ MORE)

Source: UVA Today (Anne E. Bromley)

UVA Commemoration to Explore MLK's "Call to Higher Ground"

Posted: January 14, 2016, 12:00am

Honoring the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will bring together University of Virginia and local community members in the coming weeks, as it has each January for more than 30 years. (READ MORE)

Source: UVA Today (Anne E. Bromley)