Category Archives: University Headlines

PhilaU Today articles

Students Light Up Laurel Hill Cemetery’s Halloween Soul Crawl

Industrial design and architecture students will help light up the night at Laurel Hill Cemetery’s Halloween Soul Crawl: Haunted History Tour this weekend. They created six different stations throughout the cemetery—including the mausoleums and an assortment of monuments—that will feature …

Posted in University Headlines

Be Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable While Studying Abroad, Writing Professor Stresses

Students writing about their travel experience often paint a curated, overly positive picture of their trip, said Katie Gindlesparger, PhD, assistant professor of writing and rhetoric. However, these recaps usually don’t fully capture their time abroad. She witnessed it herself …

Posted in University Headlines

Help Solve Healthcare’s Biggest Challenges at the Jefferson Health Hack Nov. 2-4

The widely celebrated Jefferson Health Hack is back. Over three days, participants will network, brainstorm and collaborate to solve healthcare’s biggest challenges. A healthcare hackathon thrives on the collision of different worlds, experiences and cultures. It brings together people from disparate …

Posted in University Headlines

Discover Fashion and Textiles Day Offers Inside Look at Programs

Prospective students will go for a deep dive into the University’s world-renowned fashion and textile programs at Discover Fashion and Textiles Day on Oct. 23. “This is the best way for prospective students to learn about our programs and how …

Posted in University Headlines

Inspired Students Attend Forbes Under 30 Summit

Through the University’s Blackstone LaunchPad program, six students attended the recent Forbes Under 30 Summit in Boston as scholars, joining more than 7,000 young entrepreneurs, visionaries and disruptors. Speakers ranged from former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, to Spanx …

Posted in University Headlines

Textile Design Student Uses Microbial Dyes for Forward-Thinking Fashion

Synthetic dyes rank as one of the major pollutants in the fashion industry. With the growing interest in sustainability, researchers continue to search for alternatives. Dyeing fabric and yarn through microbially derived pigments is one possible option. This technique, being …

Posted in University Headlines

Register Now for Interprofessional Care for the 21st Century

Join colleagues in a showcase of scholarly work and works in progress related to interprofessional education and/or practice at Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) and from across the country. Jefferson’s sixth biennial conference, Interprofessional Care for the 21st …

Posted in University Headlines

Jefferson Earns Fourth Consecutive Accreditation with Commendation Review from the ACCME

For the fourth time since 2000, Thomas Jefferson University earned Accreditation with Commendation from the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), extending Jefferson’s Continuing Medical Education (CME) program accreditation for six years, through July 2024. This achievement places the …

Posted in University Headlines

Jefferson to Host Open Houses and Kanbar College Scholarship Day for Prospective Students Oct. 13

Both the Center City and East Falls campuses of Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) will hold Open Houses on Saturday, Oct. 13. “U.S. News & World Report has ranked Jefferson as one of the most innovative schools in …

Posted in University Headlines

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 …

Posted in Top Headlines, University Headlines