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Renovated Rotunda Returns as Element of UVA Graduation, UVA Today, May 18, 2016

UVA Preparing Rotunda for Final Exercises, NBC 29, May 17, 2016

Capital Improvements: Craftsmanship defines UVA’s Rotunda renovation, C-ville Weekly Abode, April 29, 2016

UVA Rotunda, Virginia Currents, April 7, 2016

Time May Change Me, Virginia Magazine, Spring 2016

Open House: Renovated Rotunda Will Be More Welcoming to Students, UVA Today, February 18, 2016

Faces of the Rotunda Renovation, UVA Today, December 8, 2015

Plaster Touch-Up Preserves Decorative Rotunda Eagle, UVA Today, December 03, 2015

New but Historic Marble Capitals are Finally Visible, UVA Today, November 20, 2015


We Toured Thomas Jefferson’s Rotunda at the University of Virginia. Here’s What We Learned About Its Secrets Discovered During Its Renovation, The Blaze, October 30, 2015

Thomas Jefferson-designed science lab discovered in UVA Rotunda, USA Today, October 19, 2015

Thomas Jefferson’s Secret Chemistry Lab In UVA Rotunda Is ‘Oldest Intact Example Of Early Chemical Education’, Tech Times, October 19, 2015

Historic Chemistry Lab With Links To Thomas Jefferson Discovered Behind Wall,, October 18, 2015

VIDEO: Secret Jefferson-Era Chemistry Lab Discovered in UVa Rotunda,, October 18, 2015

Thomas Jefferson’s Hidden Chemistry Lab Discovered, ABC News, October 16, 2015


The Oldest Chemistry Lab in America? A classroom designed by Thomas Jefferson was rediscovered,, October 14, 2015

University renovation reveals secret room designed by Thomas Jefferson,, October 13, 2015

Jeffersonian-Era Chemistry Hearth Preserved in Rotunda Wall, UVA Today, October 13, 2015

An unexpected discovery behind a wall at U-Va. teaches researchers about science, Washington Post, October 12, 2015

Thomas Jefferson Medalist Reimagines Rotunda’s Landscape, UVA Today, September 17, 2015

Time Stands Still for Rotunda Clock During Renovations, UVA Today, July 31, 2015

Jefferson’s iconic University of Virginia Rotunda getting face-lift, Associated Press, July 3, 2015

UVA Rotunda Restoration Work Ramps Up, NBC 29, June 17, 2015

Workers Begin Painting Dome of U.Va.’s Rotunda, UVA Today, June 16, 2015

Students Study Rotunda Renovations Firsthand, UVA Today, May 27, 2015

A Year In, Rotunda Renovation Reveals Clues to Past, Promise for Future, UVA Today, May 8, 2015

Class of 2015: Graduate Includes Rotunda Renovation on Resume, UVA Today, May 7, 2015

Capital Idea: Project Restores a Piece of Jefferson’s Rotunda Design (Video), UVA Today, April 20, 2015

Capital Replacement: A How-To Guide, Virginia: The U.VA. Magazine, Spring 2015

Rotunda Renovation Update: First Set of Capitals Replaced, Utility Vault Dug, UVA Today, March 10, 2015

Blocks of Italian marble transformed into Jefferson’s original vision, UVA Facilities Management News, February 2015

UVA Looks to History, Italy in Fixing Rotunda, WVTF – Radio IQ, February 23, 2015

100,800 tons of Carrera marble: UVA feels the weight of history as it restores Jefferson’s vision, Washington Post, February 10, 2015

Photos: Installation of the First New Rotunda Capital and a Look Inside, UVA Today, February 9, 2015

UVa Installs New Capitals on Rotunda, NBC-29, February 9, 2015

New Capitals Set to Be Installed on UVA’s Rotunda, Newsplex, February 9, 2015

UVA installing Rotunda column capitals closer to Jefferson’s design, The Charlottesville Daily Progress, February 09, 2015

University removes old Rotunda capitals, The Cavalier Daily, February 1, 2015

Crumbling Capitals Removed from the Rotunda, Charlottesville Newsplex, January 30, 2015

Work progressing on $50 million renovation of U.Va. Rotunda, Associated Press, January 30, 2015

Contractors Commence Removing the Rotunda’s Crumbling Capitals, UVA Today, January 28, 2015

VIDEO: Increasing Student Space in the Rotunda, The Cavalier Daily, January 14, 2015

VIDEO: Rotunda construction updates for the new semester, The Cavalier Daily, January 12, 2015

Rotunda Work Uncovers Clues to Its History, UVA Today, December 19, 2014

Gallery: Rotunda Construction Update – December 2014, The Cavalier Daily

Workers Find Historic Remnants of UVa Rotunda as they Restore Jeffersonian Icon, Washington Post, July 25, 2014

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