UPC Presents: Springfest 2019
Apr
26
5:00 PM17:00

UPC Presents: Springfest 2019

In collaboration with various CIOs, local vendors, and students, University Programs Council is proud to present SPRINGFEST 2019!

Join us on April 26th, 2019 for live music, local foods, and MORE!

Our main event will be from 5 PM-8 PM on the South Lawn, Peabody, and the Whispering Wall. Please note that start time/location is subject to change based on weather. More details will come closer to the event.

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UPC x StudCo Present: Capturing Light at UVA
Apr
18
6:00 PM18:00

UPC x StudCo Present: Capturing Light at UVA

The Student Council Arts Committee and the University Programs Council are excited to announce a special photography masterclass on Thursday, April 18th from 6pm-8pm in the Lower West Oval Room of the Rotunda. HooWithaView founder Joshua Crane will share his experiences as a professional photographer, and will teach you how to capture unique, compelling images at UVA.

The class will focus on creative composition, the mechanics of exposure, and advanced editing techniques to get the most out of your images. Whether you shoot with an iPhone or a DSLR, you'll learn tips on how to take stunning photos on Grounds. An emphasis will be placed on having fun while challenging yourself to expand creatively. Photographers of all skill levels are welcome.

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UPC Presents: A Conversation with Nathan Fielder
Mar
28
8:00 PM20:00

UPC Presents: A Conversation with Nathan Fielder

The UPC Comedy Committee presents its Spring comedian: Nathan Fielder!

Some info about Nathan:

Nathan Fielder can currently be seen as the writer, director, and star of his hit Comedy Central series “Nathan For You,” which recently aired its fourth season. Fielder has also wrote and performed on the series “Jon Benjamin Has a Van” and “Important Things with Demetri Martin.”

Fielder has guest starred in many shows as well, including “Drunk History,” “The Kroll Show,” “The League,” and “Childrens Hospital.” Additionally, he has lent his voice to hit animated series including “The Simpsons” and “Bob’s Burgers.”

Hailing from Canada, Nathan is also well known for his online shorts and his weekly segments on the acclaimed CBC comedy series “This Hour Has 22 Minutes." For his work on "22 Minutes" Fielder received a Canadian Comedy Award, a Writer's Guild Award, and was nominated for a Gemini.

In July 2014, Nathan received the “Breakout Comedy Star of the Year” award at the 2014 Just For Laughs Comedy Awards.

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UPC x MSN Present: Lantern Festival
Feb
15
7:30 PM19:30

UPC x MSN Present: Lantern Festival

UPC and MSN are proud to present our annual Lantern Festival celebration on Friday, February 15th from 7:30 to 9:30pm at Newcomb - South Meeting Room. There will be food and appetizers catered by Asian Express and a special dessert: sweet dumplings, a traditional Chinese dessert served during the Lantern Festival. There will also be multiple stations that feature different traditional Chinese games and activities, such as calligraphy and lantern making to honor the feast. Additionally, there will be performances such as Lion Dance, V-major band, Paradanse Club, and a showcase of Chinese yo-yo. We hope to see all of you at the celebration!

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UPC Presents: Tiny Desk Concert
Feb
15
5:00 PM17:00

UPC Presents: Tiny Desk Concert

Kate Bollinger, Alice Clair, and Inning are the musicians playing. It'll be at 5 pm in the Music Library this Friday. There's not too much to it. Something like "Come jam with us at UVA's first ever Tiny Desk Concert Friday, February 15th in the Music Library. Enjoy live performances by Kate Bollinger, Alice Clair, and Inning or catch recordings of the performances later on line.

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UPC Presents: Hoos Got Talent Submission Deadline
Feb
9
12:00 AM00:00

UPC Presents: Hoos Got Talent Submission Deadline

IT… IS… HERE! Hoos Got Talent!

Whether you sing, dance, perform magic, juggle, bottle-flip, floss, … YOU are more than welcome to showcase your amazing talent in front of the ENTIRE UVA community!

Every round will be streamed online!

Winners picked by the UVA Community!

A list of Guest Judges that will blow your mind!

And… The Winner performs at SPRINGFEST!

You think you’ve got what it takes? Submit your video audition via Instagram! Upload your video and tag @hoosgottalent

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT IS FEBRUARY 9TH

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UPC x BSA Present: Black Expressions
Feb
8
5:00 PM17:00

UPC x BSA Present: Black Expressions

HOW DO YOU EXPRESS YOURSELF?

Join us on Friday, February 8th from 5PM-8PM at Newcomb Theater to hear guest speakers Marc Lamont Hill, A.D. Carson, Zyahna Bryant + Althea Laughon-Worrellt talk about their experiences in public news, music, and activism! The event will feature poetic performances by Flux Poetry and a reception with food catered by Sticks and Milan following the speaker segments.

*THE EVENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, BUT PRIORITY SEATING WILL BE GIVEN TO UVA STUDENTS, STAFF, AND ALUMNI*

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UPC x Career Center Present: Music Industry Networking Breakfast
Feb
8
10:00 AM10:00

UPC x Career Center Present: Music Industry Networking Breakfast

Come learn from alumni and local professionals in a variety of roles within the music industry, including technical roles, artist and event management, marketing and promotion in both nonprofit and for-profit entertainment. The first hour will feature roundtable discussions with professionals where students can learn about skills they should develop and trends to look out for if they are interested in the industry. In the second hour, students can network with alums and organizations of interest at an informal reception.

Guests include professionals in artist management, festival coordination, nonprofit/education, booking, and more!

RSVP on Handshake: https://virginia.joinhandshake.com/events/144664

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UPC Presents: Sketch Off
Feb
2
6:00 PM18:00

UPC Presents: Sketch Off

Ever wanted to perform a sketch on Saturday Night Live? Want to practice comedic routines? If so, work with friends to compete against teams to perform the best sketch. Come out on Saturday, February 2nd, at the Newcomb Theater 6-8PM to enjoy competition and a good laugh!

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UPC Presents: Craft Night
Jan
31
7:00 PM19:00

UPC Presents: Craft Night

Have an image of beauty you can’t get out of your head? Have a special someone you want to show off your artistic talents to? Or just want to do some painting and crafting and hang with friends?! This is the event for you! Come out, grab some supplies, or stay for a while! (Location: PAC)

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UPC x VSA Present: Tết Tree-ats
Jan
29
to Jan 31

UPC x VSA Present: Tết Tree-ats

Celebrate the beginning of the Year of the Pig with some well wishes and good fortune! Indulge in Vietnamese treats and take home your own slice of Vietnamese culture - maybe your year will be a bit luckier as a result! Swing by Tuesday through Thursday from 11am to 2pm in Newcomb Hall outside of the dining room!

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UPC Presents: Tis the Sea-Sun
Dec
1
to Dec 2

UPC Presents: Tis the Sea-Sun

Come pretend it’s not December and warm up with some fresh n’ free wayside chicken and Mac and cheese! Join us and crush some summer themed trivia and win $10 Bodos or Starbucks giftcards, make some custom sand art to decorate your room along with other crafts. 

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UPC, Multicultural Student Center, ASU, & East Asia Center Present: Crazy Rich Asians
Nov
16
5:00 PM17:00

UPC, Multicultural Student Center, ASU, & East Asia Center Present: Crazy Rich Asians

Join us on on November 16th from 5PM to 8PM, for the second installation of the Multicultural Consciousness Series featuring a screening of Crazy Rich Asians in the Newcomb Theater followed by dinner and a speaker panel! This event is brought to you by Multicultural Student Center, UPC, ASU, the East Asia Center, and is fully funded by the UVA Parent's Fund.

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