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Jefferson Fashion Ranked One of the Top Programs Internationally by CEOWORLD Magazine

Adding to its global recognitions, Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) continues to climb the rankings in the latest list of Best Fashion Schools in the World by CEOWORLD Magazine. The publication ranked Jefferson No. 24 internationally, a jump …

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Jefferson Launches the Nation’s Only University-Based Cannabis Science Graduate Certificate Programs

With 30 states now allowing the use of medical marijuana, the multi-billion dollar legal cannabis industry is projected to be one of the fastest-growing sectors of the U.S. economy in the next decade. Until now, healthcare providers, researchers and industry …

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Celebrating Year One: The New Jefferson Continues to Evolve to Deliver Value and High-Impact Education

One year after the official combination of Philadelphia University and Thomas Jefferson University to create a new national preeminent professional university, Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) continues to evolve to deliver high-impact education and value for students in …

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Thomas Jefferson University and Navvis Establish the Nation’s First Nationally Focused Professorship in Population Health

Thomas Jefferson University’s College of Population Health and Navvis have announced the country’s first private sector-supported academic chair in population health—The Navvis Professorship of Population Health at Thomas Jefferson University. The Professorship will focus on identifying methods and best practices to create …

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Jefferson Institute for Bioprocessing Will Open Spring 2019 at Spring House Innovation Park

The Jefferson Institute for Bioprocessing, which will provide state-of-the-art education and training in the fast-emerging field of biopharmaceutical processing, will open spring 2019 at the Spring House Innovation Park in Lower Gwynedd, Pa. The 25,000-square-foot facility will house programs to …

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Unique Transdisciplinary Project Helps Child with Special Needs

“Thank you very much!” shouted a smiling 4-year-old Logan Sharples as he just finished cruising around East Falls Campus in his new Lighting McQueen ride-on car. His bursting joy came as the result of a unique transdisciplinary project at Jefferson …

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Jefferson President and CEO Named in Fast Company’s Annual List of 100 Most Creative People in Business

Fast Company has named Stephen K. Klasko, MD, MBA, president and CEO of Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) and Jefferson Health, one of the Most Creative People in Business for 2018. The annual list honors an influential and diverse group of …

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Jefferson’s Center City Campus Celebrates 194th Commencement

Smiles, selfies, inspiring speeches and joyous shouts from the audience filled the 194th Commencement ceremonies of the Center City Campus of Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University). Over two days in the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, some …

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Jefferson Announces the mmj.org Initiative to Study Health Outcomes in 100,000 Medical Marijuana Patients

The Lambert Center for the Study of Medicinal Cannabis and Hemp at Thomas Jefferson University has announced the creation of the mmj.org initiative to bring together diverse stakeholders in the cannabis therapy space, to advance scientific understanding of medical marijuana …

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Jefferson’s Class of 2018 Celebrated at Commencement

At the inaugural Commencement ceremony of the new Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University), approximately 1,000 students from East Falls Campus—including some 650 undergraduates and 350 graduates—received their degrees May 9 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. “This year is …

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