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Jefferson Soars in Latest Rankings from U.S. News & World Report

For the first time, Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) has been ranked as one of the most innovative schools in the North Region at No. 5 in U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 Best Colleges Rankings, released Sept. …

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Bachelor of Architecture Program Earns NAAB Accreditation

Following two years of intensive review of curriculum and student work, including a major exhibition, the University’s bachelor of architecture program has earned an eight-year term of accreditation from the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB). The bachelor of architecture program …

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Jefferson and Monell Center Sign Agreement of Cooperation

The Monell Center and Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) announced today the signing of an Agreement of Cooperation, outlining how the two institutions will collaborate over the next year to develop joint scientific programs and clinical opportunities to …

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Jefferson Welcomes Class of 2022 at Convocation

Hailing from 25 states and 16 countries, some 700 students became part of the Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) family at Convocation on Aug. 16. At the first official gathering of the Class of 2022 and—for five-year architecture

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Faculty and Staff Explore Innovative, Collaborative Learning at Camp EdVenture

The second annual Camp EdVenture on Aug. 3 brought together 32 faculty and staff members on East Falls Campus for an interactive day of exploring the essentials of course design, active learning and assessment ideas. Staff from the Center for …

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Jefferson Partners with Cheyney University on Institute for the Contemporary African American Experience

Top executives from Thomas Jefferson University and Epcot Crenshaw Corporation joined Gov. Tom Wolf on the campus of Cheyney University of Pennsylvania today as the university announced the formation of the Institute for the Contemporary African American Experience (ICAAE). Jefferson …

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Submit Your Idea for JAZ Tank: CannaVATION

Calling all innovators. JAZ Tank is back for its fourth year, and we’re asking you to tap into your inner inventor and present your ideas about innovation in medicinal cannabis and hemp at Thomas Jefferson University’s 2018 JAZ Tank: CannaVATION on …

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University’s Conference to Advance the Trauma-Informed Movement

Childhood trauma can drastically impact development, physical health and emotional well-being, research shows. In addition, a strong relationship exists between trauma in childhood and a host of adult health problems, including cardiac disease, obesity, diabetes and depression. To address this national …

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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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