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Ten years ago, a group of University of Virginia students and administrators came together around Valentine’s Day to send a simple message of support to LGBTQ students. “Love is love.”
A new UVA podcast, “Notes on the State,” explores Thomas Jefferson’s complicated legacy through the lens of his own writing. The six-part series, is sponsored by UVA’s Bicentennial Fund and produced at the Carter G. Woodson Institute for African-American and African Studies.
On Jan. 25, 1819, the Virginia General Assembly established the charter for the University of Virginia, starting a 200-year journey that, on Friday, once again brought University leaders to Richmond.
Saturday’s event is part of a larger effort among UVA Clubs around the country to make Jan. 26 a day of community service in honor of “Charter Day.” On Jan. 25, 1819, the Virginia General Assembly approved the establishment of Central College, which later changed its name to the University of Virginia.
Even a cancelled flight couldn’t keep Leslie Odom Jr. from the University of Virginia. The Tony and Grammy award-winning actor, in town as the 2019 UVA President’s Speaker for the Arts, told a large, excited crowd at John Paul Jones Arena that he nearly missed the occasion when weather derailed his Friday night flight from Rochester, N.Y.