Monthly Archives: April 2018

Stephen Spinelli Jr. to Become Chancellor Emeritus

Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) Chancellor Stephen Spinelli Jr., PhD, has announced he will transition to the role of Chancellor Emeritus—the first time this title has been given in the University’s history. The move will be effective as …

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Stuart Weitzman Received the Spirit of Design Award at Jefferson’s Annual Fashion Show: WWD

Renowned shoe designer Stuart Weitzman was honored with the 2018 Spirit of Design Award at Jefferson’s Annual Fashion Show, WWD reported April 27. Timberland vice president Kate Kibler ’97 was presented with  the Alumni Award for Leadership in the Fashion Industry …

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Provost Tykocinski Says Partnership With Israel Will Lead to Medical and Technological Advances: KYW Newsradio

Provost Mark Tykocinski said Jefferson is establishing a partnership with Israel to develop innovative solutions in medical and technology, KYW Newsradio reported April 26. Jefferson is developing partnerships with several countries and regions, including Israel, Tykocinski said, “and one of …

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Jefferson Institute for Bioprocessing Could Help Stem Rising Prices for Biologics: Philadelphia Inquirer

The Jefferson Institute for Bioprocessing, announced in February, will help standardize manufacturing of biologic drugs, which should help stem rising prices, said Ron Kander, executive dean of the Kanbar College of Design, Engineering and Commerce, in a Philadelphia Inquirer story …

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Prince Albert of Monaco Will Deliver Jefferson Commencement Address: KYW Newsradio

Prince Albert of Monaco will deliver the University’s undergraduate Commencement address May 9, KYW Newsradio reported April 25. His mother Princess Grace grew up to become the actress Grace Kelly a few blocks from the University’s East Falls campus.

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Students’ Passion, Creativity and Talents Shine at Jefferson Fashion Show

Students lit up the runway with stunning and diverse collections at the University’s Annual Fashion Show on April 26. With inspirations ranging from the beauty of mermaids to 1960s Miami glamour to wildlife in Kenya’s Nairobi National Park, 127 student …

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Jefferson Faculty Member Co-Curates Rocky-Inspired Exhibit

One of the greatest mythological figures in Philadelphia history, Rocky Balboa has inspired untold numbers with his triumphs. Now, in a unique exhibition co-curated by a University faculty member, a new chapter the iconic movie character has been created—one that …

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Explore Extended Reality at Jefferson During Philly Tech Week

As part of Philly Tech Week, a weeklong celebration of technology and innovation in Philadelphia, Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) will host XR Exploration at Jefferson. This event on April 30 will explore virtual, augmented and blended reality …

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Students Honored at 42nd Annual Academic Awards Ceremony

Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) – East Falls Campus recognized dozens of talented students at the 42nd Annual Academic Awards Ceremony in the Gallagher Athletic Center on April 21. Exceptional students received awards from the Office of Student …

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Jefferson Hosts Teddy Bear Clinic at Science Festival: CBS3

Kathryn Shaffer, associate dean for strategic initiatives and innovation at the Jefferson College of Nursing, demonstrated how the Teddy Bear Clinic, a Philadelphia Science Festival event, can help make children more comfortable with medical care, CBS3 reported April 22. Watch …

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