Monthly Archives: October 2017

Jefferson Fashion Programs Named Among the World’s Best by Business of Fashion

The highly regarded Business of Fashion has ranked the fashion programs at Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) among the best in the world. In the Global Fashion School Rankings 2017, Jefferson’s graduate fashion business program—which includes Global Fashion Enterprise, …

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Jefferson Faculty Deliver Workshop on Teaching and Thinking Strategies in Northern Ireland

Faculty and staff members recently traveled to Ulster University in Northern Ireland to deliver a one-day workshop highlighting teaching and thinking strategies (e.g., design thinking, systems modeling and business models) exemplified in the award-winning DEC core curriculum at Jefferson (Philadelphia …

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Business of Fashion Ranks Jefferson Fashion Programs Among the Best Worldwide: Harper’s Bazaar, Elle

Business of Fashion has ranked Jefferson fashion programs among the best in the world, Harper’s Bazaar Australia reported Oct. 31. Jefferson graduate fashion business programs were ranked sixth best in the world and third in the U.S., the magazine reported.  The …

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International Relations Professor to Discuss Policy and Regulatory Issues at Global Conference

Raju Parakkal, Ph.D., associate professor of international relations at Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) will speak in November in Jaipur, India, at the Competition, Regulation and Development Conference of Consumer Unity and Trust Society (CUTS) International, one of the …

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University Dedicates Rachael DiMarco Collaborative Design Studio in Fashion and Textiles Futures Center

In honor of the support of business alumnus Philip Kodroff ’82, the University dedicated a space in the Fashion and Textiles Futures Center for Kodroff’s mother, calling it the Rachael DiMarco Collaborative Design Studio. DiMarco played a crucial role in …

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Metropolis Magazine Names Sustainable Design Alumnus ‘New Talent 2017’

Metropolis featured M.S. in sustainable design alumnus Brad Sherman ’10 on the cover of the October issue as part of its “New Talent 2017” feature. His New York City-based company, Float Studio, specializes in interior design, architecture, custom furniture and …

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Jefferson Ranks 12th Nationally in Brookings Innovation Economy Report

In a new national report by the Brookings Institution on the commercial outcomes of downtown research universities, Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) ranked 12th best overall and 8th for startups. On a per-student basis, downtown universities outperform schools …

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With High Goals, Women’s Rowing to Compete in Head of the Schuylkill Regatta Saturday

The Jefferson women’s rowing team will compete in the Head of the Schuylkill Regatta this Saturday, Oct. 28. The Rams will face 40 other schools from across the East Coast. “The goals have been set high,” said Christopher O’Brien, women’s …

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Landscape Architecture Students Work to Restore Pollinators’ Habitats

For decades, the modern urban sprawl of buildings, paved streets and malls has steadily encroached on the flowers, shrubs and trees that our flying pollinator friends need to survive. However, a group of nature lovers from Jefferson (Philadelphia University + …

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Jefferson Architecture Students Collaborate on Merge Exhibition: Glass Magazine

Architecture students at Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) collaborated on the Merge art installation that was a highlight of the recent DesignPhiladelphia festival, Glass Magazine reported Oct. 24. The Jefferson students, guided by architecture program director Jim Doerfler, …

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