Monthly Archives: November 2018

In Returning to the University, New Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach Joins Select Few

Stephanie Carideo, the new assistant men’s basketball coach, fondly calls the University her second home. As a decorated player for the Rams, she helped lead the women’s squad to the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Championship in the 2008-09 season, …

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Jefferson Launches M.S. in Historic Preservation Program

The University’s just-announced M.S. in historic preservation program focuses on the preservation, restoration, rehabilitation and adaptive reuse of historic buildings and sites, as well as revitalization strategies that value community assets. The program will launch fall 2019 at Jefferson (Philadelphia …

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Calling All Inventors with a U.S. Patent: Celebrate Your Success at Dec. 12 Ceremony

In 2013, Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) joined the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) and inducted its first group of members, consisting of current faculty and staff who were inventors on issued U.S. patents that were assigned to …

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Jefferson Launches First Combined University Middle States Commission on Higher Education Self-Study

Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) has launched its first combined University Middle States Commission on Higher Education Self-Study. The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education to conduct accreditation and pre-accreditation …

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Jefferson Collaboration Creates First International Medical Degree Program: Philly Voice, Becker’s Hospital Review

Thomas Jefferson University is collaborating with two prestigious Italian universities to offer the world’s first medical degree program that will enable graduates to practice in both the United States and the European Union, reported Philly Voice and Becker’s Hospital Review. During the …

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Jefferson Helps Launch World’s First International Medical Degree

Thomas Jefferson University, in collaboration with prestigious institutions in Italy, signed an agreement yesterday to launch the world’s first-ever dual-medical degree program, enabling a cohort of physicians to practice medicine in both the United States and the European Union. Under …

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Unconventional Materials in Experimental Designs on Parade at Jefferson: CBS3, 6ABC

Jefferson fashion design students used materials like mirrors, pipe cleaners and garbage bags in the unconventional Design X fashion show, CBS3 and 6ABC reported Nov. 8. Watch the CBS3 clip below, and read more about Design X here.

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Fantastical and Sustainable Fashion Takes Center Stage at Design X

Relying on unassuming items like plastic bags, dog bone treats, lentils, coffee filters and shoelaces, juniors in the fashion design problem-solving course exercised their creativity to develop new and often unusual solutions to answer the basic design problem of covering …

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Jefferson Researchers Find Hot Coffee May Be Better For Your Health: Philadelphia Inquirer, Nutrition Insight

Jefferson chemistry researchers Niny Rao, PhD, and Megan Fuller, PhD, found that hot coffee has more healthful antioxidants than cold-brew coffee, The Philadelphia Inquirer and Nutrition Insight reported Nov. 6. In the study published Oct. 30, the researchers also found that pH …

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Collaboration and Creativity at the Forefront of Jefferson’s Health Hack

Over three days, some 250 participants came together to form 26 teams dedicated to collaboration, innovation and the creation of solutions to some of healthcare’s most pressing problems. The University’s third Health Hack differed from typical “hackathons,” as students and …

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