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The training process includes lectures on different financial topics and helps students of all academic backgrounds understand investing before they pitch stocks to add to the fund.
Life

Gayner Fund aims to make investing more accessible to U.Va. students

The organization, which began operations in Spring 2023, aims to allow any student, of any background, regardless of their finance expertise, to get hands-on experience and engage with executives in the finance industry. Through immersing students into long-term investing in valuable firms, the members hold the ambitious goal of making the cost of attendance at the University free for all students. 


The basic idea is simple — students disrobe at the historical Rotunda steps facing Old Cabell Hall and run down the Lawn to the Homer statue before returning to the Rotunda to don their clothes and go home.
Life

Hoos streaked the Lawn?

Nearly 90 years later, running naked down the Lawn has turned into a perhaps silly tradition that is widely recognized as part of the fabric of what makes the University unique. 


Couples subconsciously employ synchrony to address conflict to restore peace between two partners.
Life

Hoos in sync?

Interpersonal synchrony between individuals, as explained by University psychology professors, is a common behavior present in people’s relationships that helps them cultivate bonds and resolve conflicts. 


Thrift shopping is also an important aspect of Swap @ UVA's process when preparing for their clothing swap events.
Life

One Hoo’s swap is another Hoo’s swag

By promoting the benefits of second-hand fashion, Swap @ UVA has become an opportunity for a wide array of people to come together to share their love for fashion, sustainability and community. 


Her affectionate pride for her “babies,” as she calls University students, is evident in the way she takes the time to learn the names and recognize the faces of those who frequent the Newcomb dining hall.
Life

The exceptional Ms. Kathy

In her almost 22-year tenure working at Newcomb Dining Hall, University employee Kathy McGruder has never failed to make a student smile with her contagious laugh and her exceptionally witty remarks. 


Students with no previous experience using Canvas may still feel at home with the platform.
Life

Rest in Peace Collab, Long Live Canvas

Though students with classes on UVACanvas have approached the transition with different experiences and attitudes, one unchangeable fact is clear — the age of Collab is coming to a close. 


Latest Podcast

From her love of Taylor Swift to a late-night Yik Yak post, Olivia Beam describes how Swifties at U.Va. was born. In this week's episode, Olivia details the thin line Swifties at U.Va. successfully walk to share their love of Taylor Swift while also fostering an inclusive and welcoming community.