Best-selling author and professor of ethical leadership at NYU, Jonathan Haidt, invited to speak to the U.Va. community

September 18, 2017

The Jefferson Scholars Foundation and the Shadwell Society present the 4th annual Shadwell Speaker Series featuring Jonathan Haidt on Friday, October 20 at 6 pm in the Abbott Center Auditorium at U.Va.’s Darden School of Business. Haidt is the Thomas Cooley Professor of Ethical Leadership at New York University’s Stern School of Business and the New York Times best-selling author of The Righteous Mind: Why Good People are Divided by Politics and Religion. Haidt will discuss the current political climate in the U.S. with a talk entitled “America’s Escalating Outrage: Why is it Happening and How Can We Reverse It?”

Tickets are free, and limited to 4 per person. Advance tickets are no longer available at the U.Va. Arts Box Office. Any unclaimed tickets will be available at the door.

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Scholarship

The Jefferson Scholarship is the premier undergraduate scholarship at the University of Virginia. Scholars are selected through a rigorous selection process that is based on exceptional performance in the areas of leadership, scholarship and citizenship.

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Legacy

The Jefferson Scholars Foundation, like its namesake, knows that virtue and talent come from all walks of life. Indeed it is this knowledge that drives the Foundation to search the world over for its recipients.

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Fellowship

The Jefferson Fellowship is the premier graduate fellowship offered at the University of Virginia. Based solely on merit, the Fellowship seeks to attract Ph.D. and M.B.A. candidates.

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