Monthly Archives: July 2018

Jefferson Offers Medical Marijuana Graduate Certificates: AP, Washington Post, U.S. News & World Report and others

Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia will be offering graduate-level certificate programs in medical marijuana, the AP reported in a July 13 story that was picked up by more than 125 news outlets, including The Washington Post, U.S. News & World …

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Submit Your Idea for JAZ Tank: CannaVATION

Calling all innovators. JAZ Tank is back for its fourth year, and we’re asking you to tap into your inner inventor and present your ideas about innovation in medicinal cannabis and hemp at Thomas Jefferson University’s 2018 JAZ Tank: CannaVATION on …

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University’s Conference to Advance the Trauma-Informed Movement

Childhood trauma can drastically impact development, physical health and emotional well-being, research shows. In addition, a strong relationship exists between trauma in childhood and a host of adult health problems, including cardiac disease, obesity, diabetes and depression. To address this national …

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Architecture Alumna’s Work on Display at MoMA

Architecture alumna Kristy Balliet ’99 and her firm BairBalliet have been selected to show their work at New York’s Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) as part of its Young Architects Program. This year’s competition challenged architects to develop creative designs …

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How to Make the Most of Amazon’s Prime Day

Billions of dollars will be spent during Amazon’s Prime Day, which runs until 3 a.m. EST on July 18. Nioka Wyatt, director of the fashion merchandising and management program at Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University), shares some tips to …

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Jefferson’s Online Degree Program Ranked Among the Best in State

TheBestSchools.org has named Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) the No. 7 online degree program in Pennsylvania. The organization based the rankings on program quality, types of courses and degrees offered, faculty strengths, as well as school awards, rankings …

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Jefferson’s Lambert Center To Offer First University Graduate Cannabis Certificates: KYW Newsradio

Thomas Jefferson University is offering the first University-based graduate certificate programs for professionals in the legal cannabis space, KYW Newsradio reported in multiple reports July 12 and 13. Jefferson has “carved out a pioneer space in the legal cannabis world, …

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Population Health Dean Nash Says Services Like Accolade Can Help People Navigate Health Care: Philadelphia Inquirer

David Nash, MD, dean of the Jefferson College of Population Health, said a service such as Accolade, based in Plymouth Meeting, may help people navigate the health care system, although there is no published evidence that it will reduce health-care …

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With New Company, Industrial Design Seniors Help Propel Business Ecosystem

Born out of collaborative class projects and fine-tuned during entrepreneurship and product competitions, industrial design seniors Adam Hecht and Alex Tholl’s company DiveDesign propels the work of the business ecosystem. “We both have a shared passion for design, entrepreneurship and …

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Faculty Member Stuart Lehrman’s Winning Photo on Display in NYC

A photograph by adjunct faculty member Stuart Lehrman will be on display at SohoPhotoGallery in New York City until July 21. The TriBeCa gallery named Lehrman’s “Road Rage #117” one of the winners of its 2018 National Photography Competition. He …

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