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Charlottesville, Virginia

JUNE 21 - 24, 2018

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Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library

AUGUST 24, 2017 - JUNE 22, 2018

The Fralin Museum
The Fralin Museum

JANUARY 26 - APRIL 29, 2018

Past Events

Gregory Swanson enrollment

FEBRUARY 5, 2018 – Join UVA Rector Frank M. "Rusty" Conner III '81, UVA President Teresa Sullivan and Dean Risa Goluboff in honoring Gregory Hayes Swanson, the first African-American student admitted to the University of Virginia.

Rotunda

JANUARY 27, 2018 – Special tour of exhibit exploring Jefferson and architecture at The Fralin Museum.

Diversity in Higher Ed Panel

JANUARY 20, 2018 – The University presents an afternoon of conversation at the Rotunda with world-renowned thought leaders. This Community MLK Celebration event is presented in partnership with the Bicentennial Commission.

100 Objects Shoe

DECEMBER 5, 2017 – Join Lifetime Learning in celebrating the University of Virginia’s Bicentennial with an immersive, day-long experience on the history of UVA in 100 Objects.

history class

NOVEMBER 28, 2017 - Join us for the opening of "Contested Spaces: Examining the Past, the Present, and the Forgotten at the University." The project was conceived, designed, and executed by students.

Student presenting exhibit

NOVEMBER - DECEMBER 2017 - Visit the "Contested Spaces: Examining the Past, the Present, and the Forgotten at the University" exhibit at Nau-Gibson Hall. The project was conceived, designed, and executed by students.

Women's Global Leadership Forum

NOVEMBER 13 - 14, 2017 – Convening women from the University and around the world to come together and discuss “The Role of Women in 21st Century Democracy.”

Baileton

OCTOBER 28, 2017 – Celebrate the culture, health, and spirit of the Latinx Community in Charlottesville.

All Angles photo

OCTOBER 18, 2017 – Student Council and the Black Student Alliance co-host a forum designed to encourage dialogue about Thomas Jefferson and his representation at the University.

Bicentennial landscape image

OCTOBER 18 - 21, 2017 – The President’s Commission on Slavery and the University is partnering with other leading institutions to highlight the recent work of universities that have begun to grapple with their own histories and consider appropriate preservation and memorialization.

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