Monthly Archives: November 2018

Jefferson Partners on Philadelphia Fellowship on Inclusive Equity: Philadelphia Magazine, Curbed Philly, Philadelphia Business Journal

Thomas Jefferson University, Drexel University and University City Science Center this week announced that urbanist Richard Florida is the inaugural recipient of the new Philadelphia Fellowship, Philadelphia magazine reported Nov. 29. “The program, an initiative of the three institutions, wants to address some of Philly’s …

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City Workers Learn Innovation Tools and Techniques at Unique Jefferson Program 

The sixth class of the Academy for Municipal Innovation (AMI), a unique collaboration between the University and the city of Philadelphia designed to help city workers innovate in their jobs, graduated Nov. 13. “With now six amazing sets of graduates …

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Fashion Merchandising and Management Pop-Up Raises Funds for Cancer Victims: KYW Newsradio

Fashion merchandising and management students held their annual pop-up shop Nov 28,  raising $2,600 for the charity ChemoClothes, KYW Newsradio reported. The pop-up shop, featuring a range of handcrafted apparel and accessories, is the culmination of several courses that give …

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Fashion Pop-Up Shop Raises $2,600 for ChemoClothes Charity

The Kanbar Performance Space buzzed with holiday cheer as 100-plus University fashion merchandising and management students sold clothing, jewelry and accessories they designed and created. The items, including vintage button-up shirts, hair scrunchies, adjustable rings, scarves, chromatic crew necks and …

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Philadelphia Fellowship on Inclusion and Equity Awarded to Renowned Urbanist Richard Florida

Thomas Jefferson University, Drexel University and the University City Science Center today announced Richard Florida, PhD, a distinguished scholar known for his groundbreaking research on urban demographic changes, as the inaugural recipient of the Philadelphia Fellowship. The Philadelphia Fellowship—a collaborative …

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Arlen Specter Center for Public Service to Issue Two $5,000 Research Fellowships

The University will award two $5,000 competitive fellowships for the purpose of aiding a scholar in the pursuit of study and research in an area supported by the Arlen Specter Center for Public Service. Topics could include Supreme Court nominee …

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Jefferson Wins Top Awards from American Society of Landscape Architects

The University’s landscape architecture program won two major awards this fall. First, at the national American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) annual meeting, students and alumni earned first place in the popular Alumni Tailgate, topping 40 other schools, for best …

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University Volunteers Help Philadelphia’s Homeless Population

Over 160 volunteers from the University community participated in last week’s Hunger and Homelessness event in the Kanbar Performance Space. During the break period, they made 582 sandwiches, 54 scarves and blankets from materials donated by Gaffney’s Fabrics in Germantown, and …

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Assistant Professor of Management Wins Best Paper Award at Business Conference

Irina Stoyneva, assistant professor of management, has received the Best Conference Theme Paper on Innovation and the Multinational Enterprises (MNE) at the Academy of International Business (AIB) U.S. Southeast Chapter Conference in Nashville, Tenn. Her manuscript, “How Does the Country’s Institutional Environment Shape the …

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Jefferson’s Ramily Market Addresses Hidden Food Crisis

Hunger is a hidden crisis on campuses across the United States with 20 percent of students at four-year private colleges struggling to access enough food, according to Hunger on Campus. Juan Resto is one of them. “I’ve personally struggled with …

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