Jeffersonian Grounds Initiative

UVA’S Gentle Giants

Celebrating 200 Years

An audience of 20,000 assembled on the Lawn as UVA ushered in its third century with an event for the ages.

Changing Times

As an undergraduate, Joel Gardner (Col ’70, Law ’74) was on the front lines during four of the most tumultuous years in the University’s recent history.

Telling the Full Story

The Memorial to Enslaved Laborers at UVA will acknowledge and honor the estimated 5,000 enslaved individuals who built and maintained UVA during its early years.