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Architecture and the Built Environment Lecture Series Starts Sept. 11 with Thom Mayne

Pritzker Prize-winning architect Thom Mayne, thought leader of the firm Morphosis, will kick off the College of Architecture and the Built Environment’s Fall 2017 Lecture Series on Sept. 11. “Thom Mayne is design director at one of the most influential and distinguished …

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Engineering Programs Reaccredited by ABET

The B.S.E. in Engineering and B.S. in Mechanical Engineering programs at Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) have both received full six-year reaccreditations from ABET, the international organization that sets the global standard for academic programs in engineering. The …

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76 Jefferson Student-Athletes Named DII Academic Achievement Award Winners

The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) Athletic Department had 76 student-athletes named 2016-17 recipients of the Academic Achievement Award by the Division 2 Athletics Directors Association (D2 ADA). Jefferson had the highest number of student-athletes honored in the …

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Jefferson Launches BSN Program at Abington-Dixon Campus

Jefferson College of Nursing officially launched its Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at the Abington-Dixon Campus on Aug. 28, welcoming 85 students in the inaugural class at orientation and a kick-off ceremony. The students were greeted by Steve Spinelli …

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Jefferson Hosts Entrepreneurial Showcase Aug. 26 at EnvisionFEST

More than 30 entrepreneurial-minded students and recent graduates will display their products, services, apps, prototypes, art and other creations at the EnvisionFEST showcase Aug. 26 at Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) — East Falls Campus. Physician assistant studies student …

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New Nexus Learning Hubs Among Major Campus Upgrades

The University recently completed several key projects to enhance the student experience, support Nexus Learning and improve sustainability results. One major initiative is the opening of two new Nexus Learning Hubs, including one in Tuttleman 206, which has additional features not …

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University Welcomes the Class of 2021 at Convocation Ceremony

Welcome to the Ramily! Faculty and staff greeted some 600 new students and their families as they streamed down the walkway to the Gallagher Athletic, Recreation and Convocation Center Aug. 17 for Convocation. They are the first freshman class of …

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University Completes Phase I of Rebranding Effort

In a massive undertaking, phase I of the campus-wide rebranding effort has just wrapped up. As students return for the fall semester, they will see new Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) signage throughout the Jefferson – East Falls …

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Thomas Jefferson University, in Collaboration with ARTZ Philadelphia and Theater of Witness, Awarded Pew Center for Arts & Heritage Grant for Empathy Program

Thomas Jefferson University, in collaboration with ARTZ Philadelphia and Theater of Witness, was awarded a $300,000 grant from The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage to build on Jefferson’s growing humanities program which fosters empathy, comfort with ambiguity and the …

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Physician Assistant Studies Class of 2017 Celebrates Commencement

In front of family, friends and faculty members, 68 physician assistant studies students from the East Falls and New Jersey Campuses at Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) celebrated their commencement Aug. 11, reciting an oath to carry out …

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