Events

05Sep

2019 Warren F. Chauncey Lecture Series in American History

  • September 5, 2019
  • 6:00pm - 7:30pm
  • Foundation Hall

The Jefferson Scholars Foundation presents the Warren F. Chauncey Lecture Series in American History featuring William Hitchcock, the William W. Corcoran Professor of History at the University of Virginia. Hitchcock will deliver a 30-minute lecture entitled “Leadership Lessons from the Age of Eisenhower” followed by 30 minutes of Q&A. His research and teaching focuses on the international, diplomatic, and military history of the 20th Century, in particular the era of the world wars and the cold war. His most recent book, The Age of Eisenhower: America and the World in the 1950s (New York: Simon and Schuster, 2018), was a New York Times bestseller.

This event is free and open to the public. Space is limited. Please call or e-mail in advance to RSVP at (434) 243-9029 or events@jeffersonscholars.org.

26Oct

2018 Warren F. Chauncey Lecture Series in American History

  • October 26, 2018
  • 6:00pm - 7:30pm
  • Foundation Hall

The Jefferson Scholars Foundation presents the Warren F. Chauncey Lecture Series in American History featuring General Robert B. Neller, 37th Commandant of the United States Marine Corps. General Neller will speak about his experience as a Marine, as well as the historic significance of the Marine Corps. This event is free and open to the public. Space is limited. Please call or e-mail in advance to RSVP at (434) 243-9029 or events@jeffersonscholars.org.

21Sep

2018 Shadwell Society Speaker Series

  • September 21, 2018
  • 6:00pm - 7:30pm
  • Abbott Center Auditorium at Darden

The Jefferson Scholars Foundation and the Shadwell Society present the 5th annual Shadwell Speaker Series featuring Anne-Marie Slaughter. Described as “an innovative and prolific scholar” by Foreign Policy and named one of the magazine’s Top 100 Global Thinkers four years in a row, Slaughter is a Princeton University foreign policy expert, a former top official at the U.S. State Department, and a monthly columnist for The Financial Times. In her work, Dr. Slaughter confronts a range of topics — from geopolitics and global challenges to gender equality and leadership — with a unique and powerful voice.

Tickets are free, and limited to 4 per person. Advance tickets will be available at the U.Va. Arts Box Office.

Pages

Highlighted

Scholarships

The Jefferson Scholarship and the Walentas Scholarship are the premier undergraduate scholarships at the University of Virginia.

Read more

Professorships

Learn more about the Foundation’s Professorship Program.

Read more

Fellowships

The Foundation supports world-class graduate students through Jefferson Fellowships and National Fellowships.

Read more