Faculty Newsletter

November 2020
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In this issue:Featured StoriesEventsVolunteer & Service OpportunitiesGrant & Award OpportunitiesFor Your Students

Featured Stories

UVA Professors and Local Teachers Take on ’Teaching Hard Literature’ Project (UVA Today)

Andrew Kaufman: Making Real Change a Classroom at a Time (Inside Higher Ed)

UVA Testing Provides Thousands of Free COVID-19 Tests in Charlottesville (UVA Today)

Professor Tells Northam that Decarbonization by 2050 is ‘Achievable and Affordable’ (UVA Today)

Separate and Unequal Radio Series (With Good Reason)


Events

Nov 19: Shelf Life: Fiebre Tropical, Novelist Juli Delgado Lopera discusses their acclaimed new novel with Catalina Esguerra

Nov 19 - April 22: Campus Compact National Webinar Series, UVA faculty may take advantage of free member price

Dec 1 - 18: Campus Compact: Fusion Course 2: Enhancing Online Education through CommunityBased Learning, UVA faculty may take advantage of reduced member pricing

Dec 9: Evicted: An Evening with Matthew Desmond, Desmond discusses his book, housing access and affordability with Kevin McDonald

Dec 11: Community-Engaged Faculty Learning Community Meeting, hosted by UVA CTE, all faculty invited

Jan 4 - 15: Campus Compact: Fusion Course 3: Enhancing Online Education through CommunityBased Learning, UVA faculty may take advantage of reduced member pricing

SAVE THE DATE
Public Service Week, March 15 - 19, 2021: The AO Office is accepting proposals now for virtual events to showcase all the important and creative community engaged efforts by faculty, staff, and students. Visit the link above to fill out an event submission form, or contact Ellen Blackmon for more info.


Past Events

Oct 28: VOTE! Gilda Daniels and the #1 Antidote for Voter Suppression, a recording of a talk with law professor and former U.S. Department of Justice attorney Gilda Daniel about her book Uncounted and her work battling voter suppression


Volunteer & Service Opportunities

Board Service Opportunities (CNE)


Grant & Award Opportunities

Rolling Grants from Virginia Humanities for projects that explore the stories of Virginians

December 17, 2020 (intention to nominate): Whiting Foundation Public Engagement Fellowships and Seed grants. Contact Ellie Myers in Foundation Relations for more information.

January 1, 2021: Jefferson Trust Flash Funding

March 1, 2021: Faculty Public Service Awards

March 1, 2021: Faculty Teaching Awards

March 2, 2021: Faculty Research Grants for the Arts

For students: Paid Cooper Center Wallerstein internships are available through UVA’s Internship Placement Program for 2021 spring, summer, and fall


For Your Students

Paid Cooper Center Wallerstein internships are available through UVA’s Internship Placement Program for 2021 spring, summer, and fall

The Virginia College Advising Corps (VCAC) is currently recruiting service-minded 4th year students who are passionate about educational equity and want to contribute to a data-driven, innovative program. Applications are available starting December 1st in Workday. Informational sessions are being held each of the upcoming Tuesday’s in November. Please share this link and this full-time job opportunity with students you believe would be interested in this work.

The Weldon Cooper Center’s Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership is recruiting year-round for its Civic Leadership Programs open to individuals from high school seniors through community leaders and potential candidates for office.


Academic Outreach connects UVA with the community and the world through public-facing programming that educates and engages individuals and enriches our society. A respectful exchange of views, data, and information is crucial to our work. Academic Outreach augments UVA’s mission to graduate ethically minded leaders by amplifying programs that clearly serve the public, and by supporting research that leads the Commonwealth, the nation, and the world toward a better future.

Learn more about the Office for Academic Outreach.

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