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College of Population Health Identifies Factors to Improve Health in Johnstown: Tribune-Democrat

The 1889 Jefferson Center for Population Health in Johnstown, Pa., which was founded in February, has identified four priorities to improving health in the region, The Tribune-Democrat reported Nov. 5. These include drug and alcohol abuse and tobacco use; obesity …

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Business of Fashion Ranks Jefferson Fashion Programs Among the Best Worldwide: Harper’s Bazaar, Elle

Business of Fashion has ranked Jefferson fashion programs among the best in the world, Harper’s Bazaar Australia reported Oct. 31. Jefferson graduate fashion business programs were ranked sixth best in the world and third in the U.S., the magazine reported.  The …

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Metropolis Magazine Names Sustainable Design Alumnus ‘New Talent 2017’

Metropolis featured M.S. in sustainable design alumnus Brad Sherman ’10 on the cover of the October issue as part of its “New Talent 2017” feature. His New York City-based company, Float Studio, specializes in interior design, architecture, custom furniture and …

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Jefferson Architecture Students Collaborate on Merge Exhibition: Glass Magazine

Architecture students at Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) collaborated on the Merge art installation that was a highlight of the recent DesignPhiladelphia festival, Glass Magazine reported Oct. 24. The Jefferson students, guided by architecture program director Jim Doerfler, …

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Disaster Medicine and Management Professor Addresses Hurricane Health Concerns: Weather Channel

Barry Burton, D.O., visiting assistant professor in the Disaster Medicine and Management Program, discussed health concerns facing Puerto Rico’s hurricane victims, including lack of clean water and proper sanitation and infrastructure, in an Oct. 20 Weather Channel story.

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Jefferson CEO and President Klasko Named to Philadelphia Business Journal Power 100

The Philadelphia Business Journal has named Stephen Klasko, president and CEO of Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health, to its 2017 Power 100 list of the region’s most influential people. Klasko “favors creating change over reacting to it,” the Business …

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Jefferson Rams to Take on Temple Owls at Charity Game Nov. 9: Philadelphia Inquirer, NBC Sports

The Jefferson Rams will go up against the Temple Owls Nov. 9 at the Liacouras Center to raise funds for hurricane victims, The Philadelphia Inquirer and NBC Sports Philadelphia reported Oct. 18. The last time the two iconic Philly teams met …

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Jefferson-Monell Proposed Merger Holds Promise for Trailblazing Research: WHYY

The proposed merger of Thomas Jefferson University and Monell Chemical Sciences Center holds promise for collaborative world-class research into the senses, WHYY reported Oct. 13.

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Ram Madness Pep Rally Kicks Off Basketball Season: 6ABC

The University’s rousing Ram Madness rally to kick off the 2017-18 basketball season and introduce the Jefferson Rams was featured Oct. 12 on 6ABC’s 11 p.m. newscast.

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Jefferson and Monell Sign Letter of Intent to Merge: Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Business Journal, Philadelphia Magazine

The Oct. 12 announcement that Thomas Jefferson University and Monell Chemical Senses Center have signed a letter of intent to pursue a merger was reported by the Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Business Journal, Philadelphia magazine and Philly Voice. Stephen Spinelli Jr., …

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