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Architecture and the Built Environment Lecture Series Starts Aug. 27 with Karim Rashid

With more than 4,000 designs in production, nearly 300 awards to his name and client work in over 40 countries, Karim Rashid will kick off the College of Architecture and the Built Environment’s Fall 2018 Lecture Series on Aug. 27. …

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Physician Assistant Students Recognized by Atlantic City Rescue Mission for Volunteer Efforts

The physician assistant studies students from the New Jersey Campus of Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) will be honored by the Atlantic City Rescue Mission for their service at the organization’s annual gala on Aug. 15. Along with raising over $2,100, …

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Magee Makes Mark on New Jefferson Basketball Court

Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) men’s basketball coach Herb Magee signed center court of Herb Magee Court in the Gallagher Center on Wednesday morning. Named after the coaching legend, Herb Magee Court is home to the Jefferson men’s …

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Internship Spotlight: Fashion Design Student Vanessa Fath

Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) fashion design senior Vanessa Fath is spending her summer interning at one of the largest global apparel companies, PVH. She works as a menswear design intern for Van Heusen in New York City. …

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Graphic Design Communication Professor Named Educator to Watch by Graphic Design USA

Graphic Design USA has named Frank Baseman, graphic design communication professor at Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University), one of its Educators to Watch. Baseman has taught at Jefferson since 1998, and in 2007, he earned the University’s Innovation …

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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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Professor Sztandera Discusses Jefferson’s Industry Projects at Oxford

Les Sztandera, professor of computer information systems, presented at the University of Oxford earlier this week, highlighting the many industry-inspired and -sponsored projects students have participated in his courses at Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University). In his lecture, …

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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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Promote Health and Green Space One Empty Lot at a Time, Faculty Members Write in Philadelphia Inquirer

For Philadelphia, a city with high poverty rates and poor health outcomes, creating more safe green places close to where people live can greatly improve overall quality of life, wrote University faculty members Kim Douglas, director of the landscape architecture program, and …

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Chancellor Emeritus Spinelli Shares Merger Lessons in the Chronicle of Higher Education

With merger on the minds of many higher-education leaders, University Chancellor Emeritus Stephen Spinelli Jr., PhD, shared lessons from the experience of the new Jefferson (Philadelphia Unversity + Thomas Jefferson University) in a June 22 commentary in the Chronicle of Higher …

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