Mr. Jefferson’s U. is #1: Weekend Edition

February 28, 2009

The McIntire School of Commerce of the University of Virginia was ranked the best undergraduate business program by BusinessWeek magazine. Kudos to Mr. Jefferson’s University.

Source: Daily Cavalier

Students at Mr. Jefferson’s U. Show Their Quality*

February 27, 2009

Honor SystemThe student body of the University of Virginia voted overwhelmingly against a referendum to radically change the school’s honor code. The change was shot down by a margin of two-to-one.

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The Jefferson Project

February 25, 2009

The Jefferson ProjectThe Jefferson Project (probably much less mysterious than the Dharma Initiative and probably much less sinister than the Millenium Group) is dedicated (according to their FAQ) to electronic manufacturing excellence through concurrent education.

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100th Post Extraveganza!!!

February 25, 2009 to our 100th Post !!!

(Yep, that’s all there is – just this cool photo of a bunch of airborne balloons. Maybe our 500th or 1,000th post will warrant a little more oomph…)

Photo by bfick

Best President – Ever

February 23, 2009

Abe LincolnAbraham Lincoln was voted the best pound-for-pound President in U.S. history for the second time by a poll of 65 historians – days after his 200th birthday and 9 years after the original poll by C-Span.

Lincoln scored Top 3 in each of the ten categories including public persuasion, moral authority, and relations with Congress.

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Which is your favorite Founding Father author?

February 21, 2009

Things Named Jefferson: The Plant Edition

February 20, 2009

Jeffersonia diphylla or Twinleaf is an uncommon spring flower named after the “Titan of Tuckahoe” in 1792 by botonist Benjamin Smith Barton, a contemporary of TJ, and fellow member of the American Philosophical Society.

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