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Schedule of Events

 

THURSDAY, APRIL 10:

All Day As part of #TJBDay, the UVa Bookstore will donate 25% of all revenue earned for in-store purchases (excluding text books, Cavalier Computers, and special orders) towards need-based student scholarships and AccessUVa.

Location: UVa Bookstore


10:00 a.m. 36-Hour Online Giving Campaign & Digital Talent Show Begins
All members of the UVa community and the general public are encouraged to go online and vote for their favorite TJBDay Digital Talent Show submission. One vote = one dollar, which will be matched by the Griffin challenge.

The voting period runs from 10 a.m. Thursday (4/10) to midnight on Friday (4/11). For more information on how you can vote for your favorite submission, please read the contest's official rules.

Location: Online


10:00 a.m. -
4:00 p.m.
TJBDay Party
A live birthday party event that you won't want to miss! Tables will be set-up for visitors to have a complimentary cupcake, vote on their favorite TJBDay Digital Talent Show submission, and write thank you notes to donors in exchange for a TJBDay t-shirt.

Location: UVa Bookstore

12:30 p.m. Public Talk: Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medalist in Citizen Leadership
James H. Webb, Jr., a former U.S. Senator (D-Va.) and Secretary of the Navy, decorated Vietnam veteran and successful author, journalist and filmmaker.

This event is free and open to the public.

Location: Garrett Hall

 

FRIDAY, APRIL 11:

All Day Online Giving Campaign & Digital Talent Show Begins
All members of the UVa community and the general public are encouraged to go online and vote for their favorite TJBDay Digital Talent Show submission. One vote = one dollar, which will be matched by the Griffin challenge.

The voting period ends at midnight. For more information on how you can vote for your favorite submission, please read the contest's official rules.

Location: Online


All Day As part of #TJBDay, the UVa Bookstore will donate 25% of all revenue earned for in-store purchases (excluding text books, Cavalier Computers, and special orders) towards need-based student scholarships and AccessUVa.

Location: UVa Bookstore


10:00 a.m. Public Talk: Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medalist in Law
Kenneth R. Feinberg, an attorney who has administered the compensation funds for victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, the 2007 shootings at Virginia Tech, and the Boston Marathon bombings.

This event is free and open to the public.

Location: Caplin Pavilion, UVa School of Law


10:00 a.m. Monticello's Commemoration of Jefferson's 271st Birthday
Senator Jim Webb, the recipient of the Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal in Citizen Leadership, will be the featured speaker.

This event is free and open to the public.

Location: West Lawn of Monticello


11:00 a.m. Founder's Day Tree Planting Ceremony
Honoree: Jay Klingel, who retired on Friday, March 21, after a 35-year career in Facilities Management, including 10 years as director of operations and maintenance.

This event is free and open to the public. Parking will be available in the Culbreth Road Garage.

Location: The Lawn, west side between Pavilions III and V


Noon Presentation of the Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medals (Invitation Only)


3:30 p.m. Public Talk: Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medalist in Architecture
Toyo Ito, a Tokyo-based architect who combines conceptual innovation with superbly executed buildings, as in his masterpiece, the Sendai, Japan Mediatheque, which reimagines what a public museum and library should be in the digital age.

This event is free and open to the public.

Location: Old Cabell Hall Auditorium


6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Public Day Reception
The revival of Public Day for UVa, co-sponsored by the Office of the Provost and the Office of the Vice Present for Research, will highlight the outstanding scholarship, research, and creative work of UVa undergraduate and graduate students. Capstone projects from each school will be represented, as well as various winners of university-wide programs, such as Harrison Awards, Jefferson Public Citizens, OpenGrounds Challenges, and business plan competitions.

Note: An accompanying week-long exhibit, showcasing a wide range of student projects, will be on display April 14 - 18 at OpenGrounds.


This event is free and open to the public.

Location: OpenGrounds

 

 

SATURDAY, APRIL 12:

All Day As part of #TJBDay, the UVa Bookstore will donate 25% of all revenue earned for in-store purchases (excluding text books, Cavalier Computers, and special orders) towards need-based student scholarships.

Location: UVa Bookstore
   

SUNDAY, APRIL 13:

All Day As part of #TJBDay, the UVa Bookstore will donate 25% of all revenue earned for in-store purchases (excluding text books, Cavalier Computers, and special orders) towards need-based student scholarships.

Location: UVa Bookstore



2:00 p.m. Second Year Council, University Guide Service, and the College Council have teamed up to host a birthday party for Mr. Jefferson. Everyone is invited to come out and enjoy cake and lemonade. There will also be presidential-themed trivia and t-shirt prizes hosted by the Miller Center of Public Affairs, performances by O'Records own Elijah Innes-Wimsatt and the Virginia Sil'hooettes, and informal tours of the Rotunda by members of the University Guide Service. For more information on the event, please visit the event's facebook page.

Location: The Rotunda


Click here to see how the Charlottesville community plans to celebrate Thomas Jefferson's birthday.



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