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Awards and Accolades

Jefferson’s Tom Shirley Earns Gallery of Success Award from Temple University

Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) Assistant Vice President for Athletics and Head Women’s Basketball Coach Tom Shirley has received a 2017 Gallery of Success award from Temple University. Each fall Temple honors alumni for each of its 17 …

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iMBA Students Achieve Top Ranking in Global Business Simulation Competition

A team of Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) iMBA students recently achieved one of the highest scores worldwide in the Business Strategy Simulation (BSG), a web-based competition that offers students hands-on experience with the global marketplace. Jefferson’s virtually …

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Real Estate Development Student Becomes Etkin Johnson Student Scholar

M.S. in Real Estate Development student Aminat Temitope Akanji has been accepted into the competitive Etkin Johnson Student Scholar Program, which immerses its participants in the land use industry in Philadelphia. During this academic year, Akanji and the other awardees of …

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Jefferson Faculty Present Research at Start Talking Science

Three faculty members from Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) – East Falls Campus shared their research at the Start Talking Science (STS) event Sept. 28 at the Chemical Heritage Foundation in Philadelphia. Megan Fuller, Ph.D., assistant professor of …

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Jefferson Volleyball Star Reaches Career Milestones

Junior Courtney Wensel reached 1,000 career kills and digs Sept. 23 when the volleyball team played Dominican in Orangeburg, N.Y. Wensel joins Emily Krauss (1,601 kills, 1,354 digs) and Celena Rendon (1,146 kills, 1,306 digs) as the only other Rams to achieve …

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Graphic Design Director Baseman’s Work to Be Featured at Penn State Exhibition

Frank Baseman, professor and director of the graphic design communication program at Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University), will have his work on display at Penn State University starting next month. The “Rebus Quotes and Other Typographic Explorations” exhibit …

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Faculty Member Stuart Lehrman Exhibits Work at Camera USA Show

The photography of adjunct faculty member Stuart Lehrman was on display this summer at the national Camera USA 2017 exhibition presented by the Naples Art Association in Naples, Fla. He printed the work, part of his “Road Rage” photo series, at …

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Executive Dean Barbara Klinkhammer to Serve on ACSA Leadership Committee

Barbara Klinkhammer, executive dean of the College of Architecture and the Built Environment at Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University), will serve on the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture Leadership Committee for 2017-2018. The committee leads the association’s efforts to …

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Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Named 16th on U.S. News & World Report 2017-2018 Best Hospitals Honor Roll

Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals Inc. was named 16th on U.S. News & World Report’s 2017-2018 Best Hospitals Honor Roll, a distinction awarded to just 20 hospitals in the U.S. chosen for breadth and depth of clinical excellence. In the regional …

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Architecture Student Wins Commercial Real Estate Scholarship

Fourth-year architecture student Breanna Sheeler has received a $5,000 Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Network Foundation scholarship for women pursuing commercial real estate careers. She was one of only 15 students in the U.S. and Canada to receive the award. …

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