Topic: Thomas Jefferson

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

Signs of the Time

Signs of the Time

Library Archives Signs, Aritcles and Online Content from the Events of June

Gretchen Gueguen, a digital archivist in the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library, was out of the office in the days immediately following President Sullivan's resignation. But...

Fall 2012

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Jefferson's Bible

Historically, our nation owes a debt to Thomas Jefferson ["Jefferson's Secret Bible," Spring 2012], who is by any measure one of America's great founding fathers.<...

Summer 2012

In the Founder’s Footsteps

In the Founder’s Footsteps

Recipients of annual Thomas Jefferson Medals sustain his ideals

On the 269th anniversary of Jefferson's birth, the Thomas Jefferson Foundation invoked the fields of his greatest works—citizen leadership, law and architecture—and honored three...

Summer 2012

Revisiting Monticello’s History

Revisiting Monticello’s History

A new Smithsonian exhibit explores Thomas Jefferson’s plantation

Thomas Jefferson’s Albemarle County plantation, Monticello, has been restored in recent decades to better reflect the history of the site and its inhabitants. Not only...

Spring 2012

Jefferson’s Secret Bible

Jefferson’s Secret Bible

In the twilight of his life, Jefferson began exploring his faith and deepening his understanding of the Bible and Christianity.

Spring 2012

Map of Happiness

Map of Happiness

Series of maps visualize Jeffersonian ideals

Are Americans living the Jeffersonian ideals of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness? It turns out that some enjoy more longevity, freedom and fun than others. Kelly Johnston,...

Winter 2011

The Case of the Missing Library

The Case of the Missing Library

Monticello scholars crack Jeffersonian mystery

A bibliographic mystery concerning Thomas Jefferson’s personal library has finally been solved. A number of his books have been found at Washington University in St. Louis, where...

Summer 2011

A Culture of Caring

A Culture of Caring

In August, when I became the University’s eighth president, I joined a community whose culture and traditions are unique among American universities. Part of what attracted me...

Winter 2010

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Highlights

The Exit Interview

The Exit Interview

Teresa A. Sullivan talks with us about her presidency with characteristic grit and grace.

Family Matters

Family Matters

Joanne Boyle, who served as the women's basketball head coach for seven years, retired after this season to finalize her daughter's adoption process, which could take years.

Celebrating University Hall

Celebrating University Hall

U-Hall was home to UVA basketball for 41 years. Celebrate some of the sports victories and other highlights in this retrospective.

Bud Life

Bud Life

Along winding walkways and serpentine walls, our photo essay leads you down the gardens’ paths.