Monthly Archives: October 2018

Jefferson Researchers Find Hot Brew Coffee Has Higher Levels of Antioxidants Than Cold Brew

In a new study, researchers from Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) found chemical differences between hot and cold brew coffee that may have health impacts. In particular, the investigators discovered hot-brewed coffee has higher levels of antioxidants, which …

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Four Business Faculty Members Awarded Research Grants

Fashion merchandising and management alumnus Tony DiElsi ’79 has awarded research grants to four faculty members in the School of Business to advance their research on contemporary topics. The findings from these projects are expected to be presented at international …

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Over 250 High School Students Visit Jefferson for Career-Building Skills

On Oct. 19 and 26, over 250 high school students from throughout Pennsylvania visited Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) for workshops on interview skills and resume building from DECA representatives. Faculty members from the textile design, fashion merchandising …

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Jefferson Students Are Co-Inventing Tomorrow’s Healthcare Technology: Technical.ly

Medical and design students at Jefferson are collaborating to help find innovative solutions for healthcare and medical devices, Technical.ly reported Oct. 31. Through such programs at JeffSolves and JeffDESIGN, students have the opportunity to research, design and develop new devices …

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Construction Management Student Named Etkin Johnson Scholar

The Urban Land Institute (ULI) Philadelphia has named construction management senior Oji Bratcher an Etkin Johnson Student Scholar. The program immerses its participants in the land use industry in Philadelphia. During this academic year, Bratcher and the other awardees will attend ULI …

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Merge Installation Wins National Design Award from Society of American Registered Architects

The large glass art installation on view at Lubert Plaza as part of DesignPhiladelphia 2017 designed to highlight the merger that created the new Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) has won a National Design Award from the Society …

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Jefferson to Host Open House Nov. 10

The East Falls campus of Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) will hold an Open House for prospective students on Saturday, Nov. 10 “U.S. News & World Report has ranked Jefferson as one of the most innovative schools in the …

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Students and Residents: Submit Your Work for Inside Out, Jefferson’s Literary and Arts Journal

Jefferson’s annual literary and arts journal, Inside Out, is currently accepting submissions. All students and medical residents are encouraged to submit prose, poetry, art and photographs for the 2019 publication. Submission forms can be filled out here. There’s a maximum of …

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Artwork by Adjunct Professor on Display

Rashidah Salam, an adjunct professor in the Kanbar College of Design, Engineering and Commerce, will have two pieces of artwork on the display. “Puffed Flowers” will be shown at the Cheltenham Center for the Arts annual Art Party, an auction on Saturday, …

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Professor Discusses Computational Intelligence Applications in Healthcare

Les Sztandera, PhD, professor of computer information systems, recently met with Tshilidzi Marwala, PhD, vice chancellor and principal of the University of Johannesburg, South Africa, to highlight computational intelligence applications in medicine and healthcare, as well as collaboration opportunities. “Prof. …

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