Monthly Archives: September 2018

Students Challenged to Improve Lives Through Healthy Communities at Nexus Maximus Kickoff

The University’s signature Nexus Learning event, Nexus Maximus, kicked off Sept. 20 in the Gallagher Center with over 200 students—including some 60 from schools around the world—challenged to improve lives through healthy communities. Assigned a Philadelphia ZIP code, transdisciplinary teams of …

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Signs From The City’s Homeless Featured in “Signs of Humanity” Exhibit: KYW Newsradio

Poignant, funny and sad signs collected from some of Philadelphia’s homeless people were featured in Jefferson’s “Signs of Humanity” exhibit and presentation, KYW Newsradio reported Sept. 20. Associate Professor Rosemary Frasso, public health and medical students, and artist Willie Baronet …

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Faculty Member and Alumna Nominated in the Timmy Awards

Tech in Motion Philadelphia has selected Neil Harner, director of digital and graphic design communication, as a finalist in the best tech manager category in the Timmy Awards, which recognizes the top workplaces for tech professionals in the Philadelphia area. …

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RSVP Now to Attend JAZ Tank: CannaVATION Competition on Oct. 3

JAZ® Tank is back for its fourth year–and it’s going to be bigger and better than ever. A few months ago, we asked innovators to submit their business models for a medicinal cannabis or industrial hemp product or service. Now, …

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Signs Of The Homeless To Go On Display At Jefferson: Philadelphia Inquirer

“Signs of Humanity,” an exhibition that includes signs from Philadelphia’s homeless and research from interviews with some of them, will be on display at Jefferson’s Dorrance H. Hamilton Building from Sept. 17-22,  The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Sept. 14. During a week in …

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Jefferson and Einstein Healthcare Network Sign Definitive Agreement

Einstein Healthcare Network and Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) have entered into a binding Definitive Agreement, legally binding the ideas and commitments described in the Letter of Intent, which the two organizations signed in March. The merger would …

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Population Health Dean Nash Addresses Need to Control Health Costs: Philadelphia Inquirer

In a story on a new healthcare venture backed in part by Amazon and Berkshire Hathaway, Jefferson College of Population Health Dean David Nash, MD, said, “What’s motivating this is that most employers are fed up with waste, medical errors, …

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U.S. News Ranks Jefferson Among The Region’s Top and Most Innovative Universities: Philadelphia Magazine

Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) soared to No. 15 in the 2019 U.S. News & World Report Best College Rankings, Philadelphia magazine reported Sept. 10. Jefferson also was named the fifth most-innovative university and a best value school …

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Fashion Merchandising and Management Students Partner with PVH for Pop-Up Shop

For the first time, the University’s fashion merchandising and management students will partner with global apparel company PVH for a unique career-focused pop-up shop. From Sept. 18-20 in the Kanbar Performance Space, PVH Recruits Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson …

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Fashion Alumni Show Collections at New York Fashion Week

Two recent fashion design alumni presented their work at the Designers’ Premier show at New York Fashion Week (NYFW) on Sept. 8. Keren Espina ’18 and Alexandra Pizzigoni ’18 opened the program, each showing five women’s wear looks. They were …

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