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In-Person Learning

Faculty-Led Talks

Engaging the Mind

Available Year Round

Engaging the Mind

This lecture series presents notable faculty members in thought- provoking talks, seminars, workshops and forums in an effort to share the University’s vast knowledge with the entire community.

More than the Score

Available August–November

More Than the Score

On the mornings of home football games, hear from some of UVA’s top minds. Lifetime Learning partners with the Alumni Association in offering these faculty lectures. All talks are free, open to all and held at 10 am in Alumni Hall.

CASE logoThe 2023 MTTS program was the recipient of the following CASE awards:


 Circle of Excellence Awards

  • Gold Targeted Constituency Engagement
  • Bronze Alumni Relations Initiatives

Best of District III Awards

  • Alumni Relations Initiatives
  • Targeted Constituency Engagement

Reunions Seminars

Available June

Reunions Seminars

A unique educational experience during Reunions Weekend in Charlottesville. Selected seminars are free and open to the public.


Watch recordings of past in-person events and extended learning seminars on our Vocdast Library and Subscribe to receive emails about upcoming events.

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Extended Learning Seminars
Institut de France
Jefferson in Paris

Thomas Jefferson called Paris home for five years. There he explored its culture, architecture, art, theater, bookstores, foods, wines, language and much more. This seminar delves into Jefferson’s Paris.

One Day UVA
One-Day UVA

A day-long, in-depth learning experience designed to educate, provoke thought and encourage dialogue among its audiences. This program is a passionate exploration of a single topic.

UVA in the summer
Summer Jefferson Symposium

A vibrant academic program that reflects on Thomas Jefferson’s ideals and life stories. This multi-day symposium is held on Grounds and gives you an opportunity to enjoy a summer excursion in Charlottesville.Learn more about past programs:

2022 "The Presidency of Thomas Jefferson: America’s Third President" 

2023 "Building a New Nation: The Role of Four Virginia Presidents" (virtual only)

Oxford University
UVA at Oxford

In a continuation of UVA’s long-standing relationship with Oxford University, Lifetime Learning offers a week-long educational adventure. Immerse yourself in centuries-old traditions as you learn and explore.


The Thoughts From the Lawn blog features posts by UVA faculty related to upcoming lectures, recent books, educational events, and research conducted on relevant topics.

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