Open table discussions
Open Tables at the Corner Studio provide opportunities to discuss questions posed by hosts on a wide range of topics.
We are always looking for new hosts. Please contact us with ideas for new open table discussions.
Grab lunch on the corner and come join the conversation!
Upcoming Open Table discussions
Online Learning vs. Learning Online: How online tools are transforming Higher Education
Session 1: Changing the Classroom Dynamic
Thursday, October 10 | 12:30 – 2:00 pm
Session 2: Exploring the Use of Learning Portfolios at UVA
Wednesday, November 13 | 12:00 – 1:30 pm
Session 3: Educational technologies beyond the classroom
Wednesday, December 4 | 1:00 – 2:30 pm
Iris Magazine: BadA** Women
Bad A** Women in Sports
Monday, October 28 | 12:00 pm
Join us for another BadA** series event that focuses on learning from UVa faculty and discussing some of our society's most influential (and bad a**) women. Bring your lunch and enjoy the free refreshments. Open to everyone but please reserve as space is limited.
Our guest speakers will include Joanne Boyle (Head Women's Basketball Coach), Kevin Sauer (Head Women's Rowing Coach), Julie Myers (Head Women's Lacrosse Coach), Augie Busch (Head Swimming and Diving Coach).
Hosted by Iris Magazine, UVA Women's Center
Learn more about our past Open Tables >
"Getting Started at UVA"
A series for new faculty members.
Session 1: Mentoring and Advising Graduate Students.
Thursday, November 7 | 12:30 – 2:00 pm
What are your responsibilities as a mentor and advisor to graduate students? How do you best support them in a way that helps them grow professionally? The answers to these questions are rarely black and white.
Join your colleagues from across Grounds for this panel discussion and sharing of best practices on mentoring and advising graduate students.
Nancy Deutsch, Associate Professor, Curry School, Department of Leadership Foundations and Policy
Rob Kelly, Professor, SEAS, Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Brian Nosek, Associate Professor, Arts and Sciences, Department of Psychology
Session 2: Thursday, December 5 | 12:30 – 2:00 pm
Session 3: Thursday, February 6 | 12:30 – 2:00 pm
Session 4: Thursday, March 6 | 12:30 – 2:00 pm
Session 5: Thursday, April 3 | 12:30 – 4:00 pm (two sessions)