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Past Events

Confederate Monuments and the Lost Cause

November 8, 2021
Speaker: Caroline Janney, John L. Nau III Professor of History

Building an Academic and Competitive Athletics Department

October 4, 2021
Speaker: Craig Littlepage, Emeritus Director of Athletics

Teaching and Learning During Covid

September 13, 2021
Speaker: Steve Cushman, Robert C. Taylor Professor of English (and students)

Behind the Scenes at UVA Athletics

April 12, 2021
Speaker: Ted White

A Conversation with President Jim Ryan

March 18, 2021
Speaker: James E. Ryan, JD

Zeus, the Godfather: Zeus’s Politics in the Iliad

February 8, 2021
Speaker: Jenny Strauss Clay, PhD

Health Sciences Leadership in a Pandemic

January 11, 2021
Speaker: K. Craig Kent, MD

The Arts at UVA in the Time of COVID-19

December 7, 2020
Speaker: Jody Kielbasa

View the video of the UVA Bicentennial Launch Celebration.

Old Space, New Space! Who are the players?

October 9, 2020
Speaker: Kathryn C. Thornton

The Next 107 Days: Today to Election Day to Inauguration Day

October 5, 2020
Speaker: William J. Antholis

The Democracy Initiative

September 21, 2020
Speaker: Dean Ian Baucom

RFA Lunch, February 10, 2020

2.2020 luncheon

The Architect of the University, Alice J. Raucher, will help us imagine the evolution of the western gateway to the University Grounds, extending from the new Orthopedic Hospital to the old Cavalier Inn site.

Photos from the February 2020 luncheon »

RFA Lunch, November 18, 2019

11.2019 luncheonEmeritus Professor of Biology Reg Garrett will challenge us with the ethical dilemmas resulting from the use of our latest genomic research (CRISPR) in human embryos.

Photos from the November 2019 luncheon »

RFA Lunch, September 16, 2019

9.2019 luncheonSpeaker: Executive VP and Chief Operating Officer Jennifer “JJ” Wagner Davis will explore the challenges of keeping a small city (the University) functioning 24/7, 365 days a year

Photos from the September 2019 luncheon »