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presidential ideas festival
Hosted by Miller Center

MAY 21 - 23, 2019

TJF medal
University of Virginia and Monticello

APRIL 11 - 12, 2019

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Vicenza, Veneto, Italy

APRIL 3 - 5, 2019


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APRIL 3 - 5, 2019 - Inspired by the University of Virginia's Bicentennial, this event explores the modern implications of Thomas Jefferson and Andrea Palladio’s shared interest in creating a salubrious environment through design – spaces that are both socially and physically healthful and equitable.

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APRIL 11 - 12, 2019 - In celebration of Thomas Jefferson’s 276th birthday, the Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medals will be awarded to recognize achievements of those who embrace endeavors in which Jefferson excelled and held in high regard. The Medalists' Talks are free and open to the public. Additional programs include the tree planting ceremony and a discussion on "Thomas Jefferson's Contributions and Contradictions."


APRIL 22 - 23, 2019 - Join us for a celebration of partnership between UVA and UVA-Wise that will explore collaborative advancements in community capacity building, health, and economic development. A one-day symposium will showcase the progress of the Appalachian Prosperity Project that is addressing today’s most pressing challenges in far Southwest Virginia. 

presidential ideas festival

MAY 21 - 23, 2019 - As part of its intensified focus on the American presidency, and in celebration of the bicentennial of UVA’s founding by Presidents Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and James Monroe, the University will host a multiday Presidential Ideas Festival.

Songs of Virginia Songbook

2019 – UVA University Singers and music professor Michael Slon will produce a new edition of the Songs of the University of Virginia.