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The Dazzling Tonic of Silence

In this webinar, alumna and Associate Professor Charlotte Matthews (Col ’88, Associate Professor, Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies) will offer both practical and notional thoughts on silence. She will argue...
May 18, 2018

Demystifying Venture Capital

Hollywood has placed a fun spotlight on the venture capital industry, with shows like Shark Tank and Silicon Valley. Recent headlines have also exposed some less admirable sides of...
Sep 22, 2017

Refresh. Reflect. Refocus: Planning a Personal Transformation Retreat

Do you want to experience change in one or more areas of your life? Are you feeling stuck and need strategies to gain and keep momentum to reach your...
Jun 2, 2017

Solving the Retirement Puzzle

Today’s workers are being asked to do more of their own retirement planning than any generation before them due to the ongoing decline of pensions and the rise of...
Apr 28, 2017


January—and wintertime in general—can make many of us feel like we could use some extra support. The weight of handling personal issues or needs may affect someone’s ability to focus on a job search or career strategy. It’s important to get the support you need in those areas of your life, so you can have […]

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Living with Purpose – Family, Fun & Freedom

In today’s fast-paced society, more people (than ever) are feeling stressed, overwhelmed and uncertain about the future. In this empowering webinar, Marlon Smith (Engr ’90) shares insights for living...
Feb 10, 2017

Stress Management for the Busy Professional (and Anyone Else Who is Feeling Stressed Out)

Find 7 strategies for managing and reducing stress.

Sep 16, 2016

New Hire Paperwork: What Every Employee Needs to Know

Completing that mountain of paperwork for human resources can be confusing and a little overwhelming no matter how many jobs you’ve had. Join Malia Fischer as she unveils the...
May 20, 2016

Impact Investing: How to Align your Career with your Values

The University of Virginia’s alumni have always been committed to making a positive benefit on society; you may remember serving with Madison House or engaging with a Charlottesville community...
Jan 9, 2015

Board Membership: Enhance Your Career, Improve Your Community

Being an effective member of a non-profit or professional board can serve not only as a career networking opportunity but as a way to help your community. Suzanne Israel...
Aug 22, 2014

5 Personal Finance Strategies to Live Well & Retire Well

While we all recognize the importance of personal finance and long-term planning, we typically don’t give it the attention that it deserves in our busy lives. As a result,...
Apr 11, 2014

Process Thinking: The Essential Skill that Will Change Your Life

Process thinking is an essential skill for your life, both personally and professionally. The phrase “process improvement” might evoke memories of business trends from the 1990’s — “BPI” and...
Feb 22, 2013