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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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JAZ Tank: CannaVATION Explores the Future of Medicinal Cannabis and Industrial Hemp

From scratch and sniff labels for cannabis, to cannabis- and hemp-infused sunflower seed butter, to hemp-laced towels, seven teams from across the United States and Canada pitched their ideas on the future of medicinal cannabis and industrial hemp at the …

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Get My Job: Spotlight on Disaster Medicine and Management

In this new Jefferson Today series, Get My Job, we will interview alumni from one of the University’s 160-plus undergraduate and graduate professional programs. The feature kicks off with Kevin Hinkle, a 2010 graduate of the M.S. in disaster medicine …

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Interior Design and Interior Architecture Programs Earn Top 10 Honors from DesignIntelligence

  DesignIntelligence has recognized the B.S. in interior design and M.S. in interior architecture programs at Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) in its prestigious annual rankings. In the focus categories, interior design made the top 10 for transdisciplinary …

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Jefferson to Host “Animation Show of Shows”

The University will host a screening of the 19th annual “Animation Show of Shows” on Wednesday, Oct. 10. In addition, show curator Ron Diamond will conduct a Q&A following the presentation. The show features 16 internationally acclaimed animated short films, …

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ICYMI: See All the Nexus Maximus Projects

Students from more than 25 academic programs presented projects to improve lives by developing healthy communities in the fifth annual Nexus Maximus challenge—the University’s largest Nexus Learning project. The international collaboration yielded innovations from over 220 students from freshmen to graduate …

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