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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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Fashion Challenge Highlights Eagles Pep Rally on Campus

Inspired by the underdog spirit that has catapulted the Eagles to the Super Bowl, senior Carly Brisach designed the winning look in the Fashion Loves Football Challenge that highlighted a pep rally in the packed Kanbar Living Room on Feb. …

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Jefferson Celebrates Black History Month

Jefferson’s East Falls Campus has a full slate of programming planned to celebrate Black History Month, including panel discussions, movie screenings, spoken word, trips and more. See here for more details on each event.

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Interior Designer Ghislaine Viñas to Deliver CABE Alumni Lecture

Ghislaine Viñas ’91 will present the annual alumni lecture in the College of Architecture and the Built Environment’s Spring 2018 Lecture Series on Monday, Feb. 5. The owner of Ghislaine Viñas Interior Design is driven by her passion for design, …

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Call for Jefferson Student Artists in “Who Are We?” Exhibit

Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) is now accepting submissions for “Who Are We?”—a new art exhibit that aims to illustrate the story of a Jefferson student. “Share your story with us—your hopes, passions and fears,” said Kevin Tang, …

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Jefferson Design Team to Present at Epson New York Fashion Week Event

A transdisciplinary team of Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) students will have their work on display at the Epson Digital Couture Project, which kicks off the world-renowned Fashion Week in New York City. The University team will be …

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Jefferson Health and Magee Rehabilitation Combine, Strengthening Patients’ Path to Independence

Jefferson Health and Magee Rehabilitation announced Jan. 23 that they are embarking on the next chapter of their decades-long clinical partnership by combining their organizations. The integration will enable two of Philadelphia’s nationally ranked hospitals to provide an even higher level of …

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Community and Trauma Counseling Director Discusses Impact of Trauma on Education

Jeanne Felter, director of the M.S. in Community and Trauma Counseling Program at Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University), spoke at a panel discussion about the impact of trauma on education. Presented by the Mayor’s Office of Education and School District …

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Cheer on the Rams During Alumni Basketball Day

On Saturday, Feb. 10, join fellow University alumni for an afternoon of seeing old friends, watching former classmates as they take the court and cheering on the Rams as they play Bloomfield University. In addition, cap off the day by …

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OT Students Provide Care and Companionship to Family with Special Needs

One local family has forged a special relationship with the M.S. in occupational therapy (OT) program at Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University). Elisheva “Eli” Apple, a 28-year-old woman living with the effects of cerebral palsy, receives daily assistance …

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