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College of Pharmacy Dean to Receive Prestigious Harvey A.K. Whitney Lecture Award

Rebecca Finley, PharmD, MS, professor and dean of the Jefferson College of Pharmacy, has been selected to receive the Harvey A.K. Whitney Lecture Award. Presented annually by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), the Whitney Award is the highest …

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Alumna Named Philadelphia Fashion Incubator Designer-in-Residence

The Philadelphia Fashion Incubator at Macy’s Center City has named fashion industry management alumna Channelle Halsey ’12 a 2018 designer-in-residence. “Being selected is a huge accomplishment,” said Halsey, who launched her childrenswear brand in 2016. “The program will give me …

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Specter Center Hosting Training Event to Encourage Women to Run for Political Office

Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) will host Ready to Run Pennsylvania, which provides bipartisan political training to encourage women to run for government leadership positions. The daylong program on Saturday, Feb. 17, targets women considering or recently deciding …

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Fashion Students Evoke the Imagination and Present Bold Looks at NYFW

Click through the album above to see all the sights from the Designers’ Premier show. Two fashion design students presented their work at the Designers’ Premier show at New York Fashion Week on Feb. 10. Kelsey Fickes ’18 and Kaelin Wilcher …

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Former Student Pitches Organic Coffee Drink on ‘Shark Tank’

While former student-athlete Jordan DeCicco didn’t secure a deal Sunday night on “Shark Tank,” the appearance on the hit ABC show gave his company Sunniva Super Coffee national exposure and valuable insight into how to improve the product. DeCicco developed …

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Jefferson’s New University Brand Campaign Focuses on Redefining Humanly Possible

The Jefferson advertising campaign debuted during the Winter Olympics on the local NBC10 station. Watch it above. After Thomas Jefferson University and Philadelphia University combined in July 2017, the work began to take stock of the strengths and develop messaging …

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Students Bring Striking Styles to Epson New York Fashion Week Event

Click through the album above to see all the sights from the Epson Digital Couture Project. A transdisciplinary team of Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) students had their work on display at the Epson Digital Couture Project, which kicked off …

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Landscape Architecture Students to Leave Legacy with New Project

This semester, four landscape architecture students are taking part in a unique project to design a new park for an area of the city with little green space, and in the process, they’re mentoring high school students on the profession. …

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Fashion Students to Show Collections at New York Fashion Week

Two fashion design students will present their work at the Designers’ Premier show at New York Fashion Week (NYFW) on Feb. 10. Kelsey Fickes ’18 and Kaelin Wilcher ’18 will open the program at the Stewart Hotel and will be …

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Cheer on the Rams in Conference Doubleheader Vs. USciences on Feb. 7

Rams fans get ready for a conference showdown this Wednesday, Feb. 7, vs. USciences. Join us as we take over the Gallagher Athletic Center and “white out” the stands and cheer on the women’s and men’s basketball teams. They’ll also …

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