Monthly Archives: July 2017

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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Graphic Design Alumnus Named Runner-up in International Rookie Awards

Recent graduate Ronnie Alley ’16 was named runner-up in the graphic design category of the global Rookie Awards. The highly competitive contest attracted 2,752 entrants from 627 schools and 81 countries. Judges ranked portfolios on overall impression, creative skills, technical skills, range of skills, …

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University to Host Entrepreneur Showcase, EnvisionFEST, for Area Students and Recent Grads

Next month, Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) will host EnvisionFEST, a showcase for entrepreneurship-minded students and recent graduates in the Philadelphia region. People will have the opportunity to display a product, service, app, prototype, art or any other …

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Dr. Bon Ku Leading The Intersection of Design + Health: Philadelphia Magazine

Emergency medicine doctor Bon Ku is leading the intersection of design and healthcare as the founder and director of JeffDESIGN, part of the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University), Philadelphia magazine reported July 13. …

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iMBA Students Win Second Place in National Textiles Competition

Four Innovation MBA students have earned second place in the national Advanced Textiles Student Design Challenge for their reinvention of the medical face mask. The competition, sponsored by the Industrial Fabrics Association International, encouraged students to solve safety and protection …

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Staff Spotlight: Madeleine Wilcox, Manager of International and Study Away Programs

This summer, we shine the spotlight on members of the University staff. Read our four-part series here. From designing fashions and creating lighting design in Italy to conducting clinical work in children’s hospitals in Costa Rica to studying textile development …

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Transdisciplinary Studies Professor Pastore Named Fulbright Specialist

The J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board has selected Christopher Pastore, Ph.D., professor of transdisciplinary studies, for a Fulbright Specialist Grant. Pastore will leave Aug. 21 for the Durban University of Technology (DUT) in Durban, South Africa, to help rebuild …

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