Monthly Archives: November 2017

Architecture Professor’s New Book Analyzes the Influential Mies van der Rohe

In his new book, architecture professor Edgar Stach unlocks the relationship between space and construction by analyzing key works from famed architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s extensive oeuvre, spanning from Europe in the 1920s to the United States in …

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Fashion Students Hold Pop-Up Shop for Charity: CBS3

Fashion merchandising and management students created handcrafted fashion accessories for the annual Pop-Up Shop, which raises money for the non-profit ChemoClothes, CBS3 reported Nov. 29 at 5 p.m. The Pop-Up Shop is the culmination of a course for which students …

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Fashion Merchandising and Management Students Raise $4,000 for Charity at Pop-Up Shop

From denim laptop cases to distressed flannel shirts to beanies, handcrafted merchandise made by teams of fashion merchandising and management students flew out of the bustling Kanbar Performance Space at the annual pop-up shop. In the process, they raised $4,000 for …

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Jefferson to Host Program on Trauma-Informed Practice in Community-Engaged Art

This Saturday, arts and health professionals, students and community members will come together to discuss the intersections of trauma-informed practice and community-engaged art. Representatives from Philadelphia arts organizations will share how they use trauma-informed approaches to promote wellness in various …

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Jefferson Fashion Students Win “Good Morning America” Fashion Challenge: ABC

Fashion students Keren Espina and Tommy Heidebrecht were announced the winners of the “Good Morning America” challenge to re-design a wedding dress in a segment that aired nationally Nov. 24. Watch the “Good Morning America” video here. The wedding dress …

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Jefferson Students Win ABC “Good Morning America” Fashion Challenge

On ABC’s “Good Morning America” Nov. 24, two Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) fashion design students wowed the judges and won the show’s competition to redesign a wedding gown into a totally new fashion-forward look. Jefferson students Keren …

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Interior Architecture Alumna Investigates Impact of Design on Patients

Can art, graphics and finishes provide a soothing effect on hospital patients? M.S. in interior architecture alumna Sally Dankner ’17 thinks fanciful images and colors could provoke imagination, prevent boredom and create a sense of delight. She shared her research …

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16 Rams Named to CACC Soccer All-Academic Teams

Thirteen members of the women’s soccer team were named to the 2017 CACC Women’s Soccer All-Academic Team—the most in the conference. In addition, three members of the men’s soccer team were named to the 2017 CACC Men’s Soccer All-Academic Team. …

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Chancellor Spinelli Discusses Leading Through Change: The Philadelphia Inquirer

Chancellor Stephen Spinelli Jr. talks about leading Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) through the recent merger to deliver better education and thrive in an environment that is challenging to higher education, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Nov. 21.

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Street Medicine Movement Leader Dr. Jim Withers Speaks at Jefferson

Dr. Jim Withers, a leader in providing medical care for the homeless and founder of the Street Medicine Institute, presented the annual Dietrich V. Asten Lecture at Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) on Monday, Nov. 27. Withers, assistant …

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