Monthly Archives: July 2017

TJU Chancellor Spinelli Talks to Philadelphia Magazine About the Merger, the Value of Higher Ed and Why the PhilaU Name Isn’t Going Away

In a wide-ranging interview with Philadelphia magazine, Thomas Jefferson University Chancellor Stephen Spinelli Jr. talked about why the PhilaU-TJU combination is a merger of equals, his experiences as a young entrepreneur, the need for companies to work with higher education …

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University CIO Describes Benefits of Cloud Technology for Effective Learning: CIOReview

Jeffrey Cepull, CIO and VP for information resources at Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University)—East Falls Campus, wrote about employing cloud technology for effective learning in CIOReview magazine. “Cloud computing offers a multitude of advantages for the education industry, …

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Conference Promotes Interdisciplinary Approaches for Dealing with Traumatized Children: The Notebook

The fields of education, medicine, juvenile justice and mental health were represented at the three-day Greater Philadelphia Trauma Training Conference held last week at Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University)—East Falls Campus, The Notebook reported July 25. Jeanne Felter, …

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Faculty to Discuss Dynamics of Financial Markets at International Seminar

Two Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) faculty members will discuss the changing dynamics of financial markets July 28 in New Delhi, India. D.K. Malhotra, professor of finance, and Philip Russel, professor of finance and dean of graduate education, …

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Disaster Medicine and Management Students Develop Critical Skills in Real-World Training

The University’s M.S. in Disaster Medicine and Management students have wrapped up seven intensive days working in the field, participating in disaster drills and refining their knowledge, skills and abilities. “Marrying academics with real-world experience is critical to developing critical-thinking …

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Takeaways from Under Armour Basketball Camp: CBS Sports, NBC Sports

The Under Armour All-American high school basketball camp that took place on campus last week continued to receive media coverage on NBC Sports, CBS Sports and other outlets.

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PhilaU Online Highlights Key Types of Corporate Culture: Mic

PhilaU Online identifies five key types of corporate culture, Mic reported in a July 25 article on finding a job that is a good personality fit. The main workplace culture types are standard corporate, entrepreneurial, social, talent-based and horizontal, according …

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University Hosts City’s First Trauma Training Conference Focused on Helping Children

Almost half of children in the U.S. have experienced one or more traumatic events, and nearly one-third of youths ages 12 to 17 have dealt with levels of adversity that can contribute to poor physical, social, emotional and educational outcomes …

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Trauma Conference Focuses on Helping Kids Heal: WHYY

The city’s first conference to train professionals to work with children who have experienced trauma was hosted last week by the University’s Community and Trauma Counseling program, WHYY reported July 21. Some 400 professionals attended the first Greater Philadelphia Trauma …

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TJU Awarded $300,000 To Study Empathy in Dementia Care: Philadelphia Inquirer

Thomas Jefferson University, in collaboration with ARTZ Philadelphia and Theater of Witness, was awarded a $300,000 grant from The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage to build on Jefferson’s growing humanities program, which fosters empathy, comfort with ambiguity and the recognition of one’s …

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