Friday, September 4, 2015

Upcoming Oppurtunities at UVa

GlobeMed Interest Meeting
Date: Monday and Tuesday, September 7th and 8th Time: 8pm
Location: Clark 156
Are you interested in a unique, hands-on development experience? Do you want a volunteer opportunity that could be applicable to basically any field? Globemed@UVA offers you all of these and more. We are a nonprofit organization working directly with development professionals to create connections between University students and the organizations and individuals within the developing world.

TWLOHA Suicide Prevention Week 
Date: September 7th-11th
To Write Love on Her Arms at UVa is hosting a full week of events to spread awareness about mental illness and suicide prevention. The events will provide resources for you to take care of yourself and friends. Events include CAPs talks, a movie screening, a mental wellness fair, speed friending, a venting session, and a talk with Charlottesville therapists. Join TWLOHA at UVa Facebook page for more information.

Research and Scholarship Week 
Date: September 7th-11th
Research and Scholarship Week is a week long program designed to help new students get involved in research and to help current student researchers publish and fund their future endeavors. The week starts off with a research fair on Grounds. Connect with professors in various departments who are looking for student researchers now. Click here to view the event flier and see the Facebook page for more information.

Finding Calm in the Storm: How to Help Friends Deal with Trauma
Date: Tuesday, September 8th
Location: Ern Commons 
This event is sponsored by the Maxine Platzer Lynn Women's Center. Six community therapists with expertise in treating trauma will offer brief information and demonstrations of practical skills that are useful in helping someone who has experienced trauma find a greater sense of safety. Following the five presentations, there will be a 30 minute Q&A. Topics include "Knowing when someone is triggered," and "What not to do when someone has been through trauma." 

Study Abroad Fair 
Date: Wednesday, September 9th
Time:11am- 3pm 
Location: Newcomb Ballroom
Come and talk to more than 50 providers and faculty who lead programs all over the world. Find out about internships and many other opportunities abroad. See the website for more information.

Madison House: Volunteer with Kids and Ponies
Interested in spending time with horses and kids? Looking to get off Grounds and into the Charlottesville community? Check out the Montanova Stables program with Madison House. Volunteers mentor elementary school kids by helping them learn how to take care of and ride ponies. No previous horse experience is required. Shifts are available on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday afternoons. Email for more information or sign up online.