Monthly Archives: January 2019

Faculty Learn and Share Best Teaching Practices at Regional Education Conferences

As the spring semester began, over 30 faculty members attended the Faculty Conference on Teaching Excellence at Temple University and West Chester University’s Scholarship of Teaching, Learning and Assessment Conference. The Center for Teaching Innovation and Nexus Learning (CTiNL) at …

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Jess Kaminski is Key to Magical Women’s Basketball Season: KYW Newsradio

Senior guard Jess Kaminski is key to the Jefferson women’s basketball team’s season-long winning streak, KYW Newsradio reported Jan. 16. The Rams, now 18-0, are one of only five undefeated teams nationwide in NCAA Division II. Kaminski leads the Rams …

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Professor Emeritus Kleinbach Addresses Bride Kidnapping in Kyrgyzstan: Voice of America, Reuters

Sociology professor emeritus Russ Kleinbach, an expert on bride kidnapping in Kyrgyzstan, told Voice of America that some communities still see the practice as a tribal tradition, although the practice was outlawed in 2013. The story details continuing efforts to …

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Seven Ways a Jefferson Fashion Degree Sets You Apart

Studying fashion is more than just aesthetics. Fashion can push boundaries, challenge norms and change the world. The fashion design, fashion merchandising and management, and textile design programs at Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) cover everything from concept …

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Jefferson Makes Room For Modernism With New Preservation Program: Hidden City Philadelphia

Jefferson’s College of Architecture and the Built Environment is starting a new M.S. in Historic Preservation, Hidden City Philadelphia reported Jan. 4. “What sets Jefferson’s program apart is the bold move to focus on the conservation and protection of mid-century …

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New Jefferson Program and Preservation Center Celebrate Modernism: Architectural Digest

“Whether exploring the landmark-rich streets of Philadelphia, the Bauhaus Building in Dessau, Germany, or the Giuseppe Terragni Archive in Como, Italy, students at Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) are about to receive a thoroughly modern education. Opening in April, the …

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