Monthly Archives: March 2018

East Falls Graduates Achieve 96 Percent Employment, Grad School Success Rate

An impressive 96 percent of graduates from Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) – East Falls Campus reported employment in fields related to their career interests or graduate school acceptance, according to the Class of 2017 survey from the …

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NAAB B.Arch Accreditation Visit Exhibition on Display

The wide-ranging accomplishments of the University’s bachelor of architecture students from the last two years are currently on display at the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB) Bachelor of Architecture Program Accreditation Visit Exhibition. “It’s stellar work and really showcases the …

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Textile Design Students Compete in Loro Piana’s “Knit Games”

This semester, textile design students and faculty traveled to Italy for “The Knit Games,” a textile design competition sponsored by Loro Piana, a manufacturer of luxury yarns, apparel and home furnishings. M.S. in textile design student Drew McKevitt and B.S. …

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Jefferson and Einstein Healthcare Network Sign Letter of Intent to Merge

Leadership from Jefferson and Einstein Healthcare Network announced the signing of a non-binding Letter of Intent (LOI) to merge, potentially bringing together two historically linked academic medical centers whose shared vision is to improve the lives of patients and their …

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Jefferson and Einstein Sign Letter of Intent to Merge: Philadelphia Inquirer, Business Journal, Modern Healthcare, NBC10 and others

The announcement that Thomas Jefferson University and Einstein Healthcare Network signed a letter of intent to pursue a merger was reported by The Philadelphia Inquirer, CBS3, NBC10, Modern Healthcare, Philadelphia Magazine, Philly Voice, 6ABC, Philadelphia Business Journal and other media outlets on …

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User Experience and Interaction Design Program Ranked Among Best in Nation

The M.S. in user experience and interaction design program at Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) has been ranked No. 25 in the Top 50 Best Value Interaction Design/UX/HCI Graduate Degrees for 2018, according to Value Colleges, an independent online …

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Doctoral Student Explores Midwifery Pathways in New Journal Article

Childbirth, especially of a firstborn, can be an exciting yet overwhelming process for a woman to navigate. More than being at a mother’s side through the entire labor, midwives also can offer clinical prenatal care, support before and after birth, …

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Prince Albert II of Monaco Among the Jefferson Commencement Speakers

Prince Albert II of Monaco will address the undergraduate Commencement ceremony at Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) on Wednesday, May 9, 10 a.m. at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Jamie Siminoff, CEO and chief inventor at Ring, the video …

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WHYY’s Sandra Clark to Speak at Jefferson on April 5

Sandra Clark, vice president for news and civic dialogue at WHYY, will present the University’s annual Dietrich V. Asten Lecture on “Opening Windows, Finding Purpose” on Thursday, April 5. Clark serves on the executive leadership team and manages all news …

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Jefferson at Forefront of New Pa. Program for Medical Marijuana Research: Philadelphia Inquirer

The so-called Jefferson Amendment to Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana law calls for academic clinical research centers to partner with marijuana companies for patient studies, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported March 26. With the Lambert Center for the Study of Medicinal Cannabis and Hemp, established …

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