Monthly Archives: July 2017

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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Top High School Hoopsters Showcased at Under Armour Camp: Kansas City Star, Wichita Eagle, Scout.com

Some of the nation’s top high school hoops players are showcasing their talents for coaches and NBA scouts at the Under Armour All-America basketball camp at Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University), East Falls Campus this week, reported The …

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ICYMI: Watch the Full Undergraduate and Graduate Commencement Ceremonies

On a picture-perfect spring day, 1,011 students–including 633 undergraduate and 378 graduate students–received their degrees at the University’s 133rd Commencement May 15, 2017, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Watch the full ceremonies below, and read the recap here.  

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Spotlight on University Staff

This summer, we shine the spotlight on members of the University staff. Read our four-part series below. Megan Mills, director of the Academic Success Center, proudly displays a handmade Nigerian woman’s kaftan, a token of gratitude from the mother of …

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Physician Assistant Studies Students Receive White Coats, Marking Transition to Clinical Rotations

Members of the M.S. in physician assistant studies Class of 2018 celebrated the next step on their professional journeys July 14 in Downs Auditorium as they accepted their white coats, signifying their entrance into clinical rotations. At the program’s annual …

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