UVA Students Having a Ball Saving the Rotunda

January 12, 2011
The Rotunda

Proactive students at Mr. Jefferson’s University are having a ball to save its iconic architectural landmark, the Rotunda.


Exec VP needed by Mr. Jefferson’s University – GED, possibly more required

January 7, 2011

For those who are looking for Executive Vice President openings and find them to be few and far betwen in the current job market…you may be in luck.

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4th Annual Heritage Harvest Festival

September 10, 2010

Don’t miss this annual event tomorrow at the Maestro of Monticello’s old digs….

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TJ and Comics Pt. II

June 23, 2010

Would Mr. Jefferson have enjoyed the high literary experience of comic books? If they were in Ancient Greek or Latin perhaps. Nonetheless, enjoy some TJ-related comics, webcomics, and graphic novels (or at least the links to them) below…

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Virginia’s 71st Governor Sworn In

January 18, 2010
Bob McDonald, Virginia's 71st Governor

Bob McDonell, Virginia's 71st Governor

Governor-Elect Bob McDonnell was sworn in as the 71st Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia on Saturday.

A former Attorney General and Lieutenent Colonel in the United States Army, Governor McDonnell replaced former Governor Tim Kaine after soundly thrashing Democratic opponent Craig Deeds in November.

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Places Named Jefferson: Collegiate Edition

April 30, 2009

tjulogoYou probably knew Thomas Jefferson had founded a University (that being the University of Virginia), but did you know that one was named after him? Read the rest of this entry »


EAP Honored in Square Naming

April 30, 2009
EAP's Room at UVA

EAP's Room at UVA

One of Mr. Jefferson‘s University’s most famous alumni is being honored by his home of Boston, Mass. with a square named in his honor. During his lifetime, Edgar Allen Poe‘s dislike for his hometown was such that he often lied about where he was from. Boston, for its part seems to be trying to strengthen the link, going so far as to naming the month of January E.A.P. month.

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Happy Birthday, James Monroe

April 28, 2009

http://www.flickr.com/photos/shaun/April 28th is James Monroe‘s birthday.

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Palladio at Poplar Forest

April 6, 2009

Pop_ForestNot to be outdone by the new Thomas Jefferson Visitor Center grand opening, Monticello’s sister-site, Poplar Forest (perhaps the equivalent of TJ’s house in the Hamptons, or his summer home down the Shore), is hosting a very cool one day symposium. Read the rest of this entry »


Monticello Visitor Center Grand Opening Update

April 3, 2009
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The new Thomas Jefferson Visitor Center

The good folks of the TJ Foundation have announced that the new Thomas Jefferson Visitor Center (as well as the Smith Education Center) at Monticello will be unveiled on April 15th!

Check back later today for more on the grand opening.

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