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Jefferson Researchers Find Hot Brew Coffee Has Higher Levels of Antioxidants Than Cold Brew

In a new study, researchers from Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) found chemical differences between hot and cold brew coffee that may have health impacts. In particular, the investigators discovered hot-brewed coffee has higher levels of antioxidants, which …

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Jefferson and Pitt Open Arlen Specter’s Senatorial Papers to the Public

Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) and the University of Pittsburgh opened Arlen Specter’s senatorial papers to the public in an Oct. 19 ceremony attended by University leadership, faculty, staff and students, as well as the late senator’s family. …

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JeffHOPE Celebrates 25 Years of Providing Care to City’s Homeless Community

In 1993, a group of Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) medical students opened a free clinic to serve homeless men at a safe haven established by Project HOME. Today, that clinic has evolved into JeffHOPE (Health, Opportunities, Prevention …

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Kay and Harold Ronson Health and Applied Science Center to Open Fall 2019

The University broke ground Oct. 5 on the Kay and Harold Ronson Health and Applied Science Center, a state-of-the-art health and science facility that will provide students with an ideal environment to learn and innovate. “When people drive by this …

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JAZ Tank: CannaVATION Explores the Future of Medicinal Cannabis and Industrial Hemp

From scratch and sniff labels for cannabis, to cannabis- and hemp-infused sunflower seed butter, to hemp-laced towels, seven teams from across the United States and Canada pitched their ideas on the future of medicinal cannabis and industrial hemp at the …

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Students Present Projects to Create Better Communities at Nexus Maximus

In the culmination of four fast-paced days of researching, developing and innovating, students from over 25 academic programs presented their projects on how to improve lives by developing healthy communities in the fifth annual Nexus Maximus challenge on Sept. 24. …

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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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