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Sidney Kimmel Medical College Student Honored by TLC for Anti-Cyberbullying Organization

Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) student Lauren Coaxum recently received TLC’s Give A Little TLC award for creating an anti-cyberbullying organization that focuses on promoting positive self-esteem and using the internet for good. Through her …

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Jefferson Reveals New Athletics Brand at Ram Madness

The 2017-18 Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) basketball season kicked off with the reveal of the new Jefferson Rams athletics logo and colors at Ram Madness. “This year’s Ram Madness produced a tremendous level of support for not …

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Jefferson and Monell Center Sign Letter of Intent to Merge

Leadership at Jefferson and the Monell Center announced today the signing of a non-binding Letter of Intent (LOI) to move forward with discussions of merging the two organizations. The proposed merger would combine Monell, the world’s leader in taste and …

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Jefferson Interior Design Program Ranked Top 20 in the Nation

The B.S. in interior design program at Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) has been ranked 20th in the country by DesignIntelligence. In addition, the company named Lisa Phillips, assistant professor of interior design at Jefferson, one of the …

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East Falls Campus to Host Open House for Prospective Students Oct. 14

Hundreds of prospective students and their families are expected to attend the Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) – East Falls Campus Open House on Saturday, Oct. 14, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. In addition to going on …

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Engineering Professor Turns Trash Into Usable Textiles

On the one hand, there is garbage—all the things we throw away that take up space in landfills. Now, what if we could take some of that garbage—say, poultry feathers, peanut shells and hemp—and use it to replace textile materials …

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Jefferson Names the ITA Textile Design Collaborative Studio

Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) last week named the ITA Textile Design Collaborative Studio in recognition of the International Textile Alliance’s support of the Fashion and Textiles Futures Center. “The support of ITA is invaluable to our students …

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Geodesign Forum to Focus on Geospatial Technology to Create Sustainable, Healthier Communities

The University’s fifth annual Geodesign Forum, taking place Friday, Oct. 6, as part of DesignPhiladelphia, will focus on the role geodesign technology and modeling plays in the planning and design of the built environment for sustainable, active and healthier communities. …

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MEDstudio@JEFF Spotlights Hunger in Philadelphia Through Graphic Medicine Chalkboard Mural

Jefferson’s (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) MEDstudio@JEFF will kick off a 10-day conversation around hunger in Philadelphia through creation of a graphic medicine chalkboard mural by artist-in-residence Tom Judd. The events are a collaboration with Philabundance, Mural Arts Philadelphia …

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Merge Art Installation Designed to Reflect the Jefferson Merger

The large glass art installation on view at Lubert Plaza as part of DesignPhiladelphia was designed to highlight the merger that created the new Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University). Created by students from Jefferson and the Finishing Trades …

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