A longtime tradition established by students in the late 1980s, Trick-or-Treating on the Lawn is not only a highly anticipated event for the University each year, it is also open to and eagerly awaited by children and families from the local community.
This year's event will be held on Wednesday, October 31 from 5:00-7:00 p.m.
Lincoln-signed copies of both the Emancipation Proclamation and 13th Amendment and a document handwritten by Frederick Douglass will be exhibited in the North Oval Room of the Rotunda. Rector of the Board of Visitors Frank M. “Rusty” Conner will provide remarks.
U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia spoke with University of Virginia students Friday afternoon at the Rotunda about the president’s power to authorize military action and his own concern about potential overreach.
Mateo Semerene, president of Towards a Better Latin America, moderated the Evaluating Latin America conference held at the Rotunda on Friday, April 6th, 2018 in an effort to at help the UVA community understand the main issues that have kind of defined Latin America in the last 10 years and identify the issues that are going to define Latin America in the next 10 years.
Aboriginal Australian artist Judy Watson incorporated Thomas Jefferson’s architectural drawings of the Rotunda, Pavilions III and VII and plants from his “experimental beds” at Monticello in this suite of six etchings. On display in the Rotunda's Upper West Oval Room through September 2018.
The University of Virginia paid tribute Tuesday to alumni lost in the Iraq war, mounting a plaque on the north wall of the Rotunda. The plaque carries a lone name, Capt. Humayun Khan, a 2000 psychology graduate killed in Baqubah, Iraq, on June 8, 2004.