Youth-Nex Events


Youth-Nex hosts a series of events throughout the year that vary in content, structure and audience. Highlighted here are those event categories with more information provided.

  • Conferences


    Youth-Nex hosts regular conferences that invite faculty, researchers, students, community leaders and youth to discuss positive youth development.

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  • Youth-Nex Affiliated Events


    Youth-Nex partners and participates in events and other conferences at UVA and in Virginia that align with the center's goals and efforts.

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  • Talks


    Youth-Nex typically hosts scholars each semester from outside the Curry School to discuss their research and scholarship. These are open to the public.

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  • Virtual Events


    Youth-Nex has begun to hold virtual series and panel webinars for people working directly with youth, such as teachers, parents, and counselors, on topics ranging from adolescent development to returning to school during COVID-19.

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  • Works-In-Progress


    Youth-Nex holds a series of monthly presentations for UVA faculty and graduate students to discuss challenges, interesting new issues, or findings. 

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  • BYOLunch & Learns


    Youth-Nex affiliated faculty, post-doctoral researchers, and graduate students informally discuss their ongoing work during BYOLunch & Learns. This is a time to informally discuss developing projects and ideas, receive feedback on papers or grants, share ideas, and explore potential collaborations for projects.

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