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Over 80 Student-Athletes Recognized for Academic Achievements

Seventy-three student-athletes have been named to Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) All-Academic Teams for the 2017-18 season. In addition, women’s rowing—which doesn’t compete in the CACC—had eight students recognized as Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association Scholar-Athletes. “Their successes reinforce the emphasis …

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Industrial Design and Occupational Therapy Programs Work Together on Accessibility Solutions

A new program at Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University), Designing for Accessibility, taps into the imaginations of industrial design and occupational therapy faculty and students to develop assistive devices to help others in need. The program connects East …

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Disaster Medicine and Management Program Ranked Among Top in Country

TheBestSchools.org has named the University’s M.S. in Disaster Medicine and Management program the No. 2 online master’s in emergency management degree program in the nation. The organization based the rankings on program quality and range of courses provided, as well …

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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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Jefferson Earns Branding Awards for Athletic Visual Identity

After unveiling the new athletic identity at Ram Madness to kick off the 2017-18 basketball seasons on Oct. 12, 2017, Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) has earned two awards for the logo package. The athletic department won a …

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Students Display Projects at International Product Design Gala

Graduate students in the new product development course showcased their projects at Aalto University’s Product Design Gala in Finland last month. The annual program brings together transdisciplinary teams from around the world to tackle industry design challenges and develop state-of-the-art …

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Healthcare Quality and Safety, Practice Transformation and More to Be Featured at Population Health Academy

Healthcare is currently undergoing a paradigm shift from a hospital-dominated, disease-driven economic model to one that rewards everyone in the system for helping the patients they serve become and remain healthy. In order for Jefferson to be successful in this …

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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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The Association of Black Women in Higher Education to Hold Networking Event at Jefferson

The Association of Black Women in Higher Education Inc. (ABWHE) Philadelphia Chapter will hold its 10th Annual Garden Tea Party on the East Falls Campus of Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) on June 8. The guest speakers at …

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Bill Gates to Give the Book “Factfulness” to All Recent Grads

Recent graduates of Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University): Bill Gates has a gift for you. He’s giving the book “Factfulness” to everyone who received a degree from a U.S. college or university this spring. By the late global-health …

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