Topic: Thomas Jefferson

Bad Boys

Bad Boys

Tales of the University's tumultuous early years

Tales of the University's tumultuous years.

Winter 2013

The Monticello Mash

The Monticello Mash

Local brewer explains how Jefferson crafted his own beer

Mark Thompson of Starr Hill Brewery explains how Jefferson crafted his own beer.

Winter 2013

Your Office Chair is Killing You

Your Office Chair is Killing You

Standing up at work could save your life

Standing up at work could save your life and even boost your productivity.

November 19, 2013

New & Notable

New & Notable

Five new books from UVA alumni

Five new books from UVA alumni.

Fall 2013

Bookmarked: Founders Online

Bookmarked: Founders Online

http://founders.archives.gov/

A new website offers free access to the papers of six of America's founding fathers.

Fall 2013

‘Strong and Disagreeable’

‘Strong and Disagreeable’

Notes on a Jeffersonian Sentence

I was still a teenager when Thomas Jefferson broke my heart. It happened in a single sentence; a permanent break. The moment came while I was reading Notes on...

June 25, 2013

Light and Shadow

Light and Shadow

New books examine Jefferson's complexities

Four new books examine Thomas Jefferson's complexities.

Spring 2013

The Celestial Dome

The Celestial Dome

Thomas Jefferson envisioned the Rotunda dome room not as a library but as a planetarium for teaching astronomy.

Winter 2012

Experimental Beds

Experimental Beds

Artist examines the slave experience at Monticello

Australian artist Judy Watson examines Thomas Jefferson's relationships through a series of etchings.

Winter 2012

The Jefferson Thanksgiving Challenge

The Jefferson Thanksgiving Challenge

We challenged alumni chefs to create Thanksgiving dishes using only the ingredients that would have been available at Monticello during Thomas Jefferson's time.

Alumni chefs create dishes using only ingredients available at Monticello during Jefferson's time.

November 19, 2012

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Forgotten Treasures

["Borges in Charlottesville," Summer 2012] was a most enjoyable and informative article. It lacks only fuller references to the invaluable contributions of Jared Loewenstein to the...

Fall 2012

What Would TJ Say?

What Would TJ Say?

Jefferson Quotations used in Statements and Speeches

Thomas Jefferson was a prolific writer, and among his 28,000 letters, one might find a quote to bolster almost any position. Among the statements, speeches and op-eds written during President...

Fall 2012

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Big Bands

Big Bands

Take a look at concerts at UVA throughout the past 70 years, from Fats Domino to Lady Gaga.

Business, Anyone?

Business, Anyone?

“Maximizing Leadership Potential in Sports and Business,” a unique seminar for second-year M.B.A. students, is co-taught by a Darden dean and a men’s tennis coach.

Streak Show

Streak Show

An update on a running University tradition, stripped to its bare essentials.