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Chancellor Emeritus Spinelli Shares Merger Lessons in the Chronicle of Higher Education

With merger on the minds of many higher-education leaders, University Chancellor Emeritus Stephen Spinelli Jr., PhD, shared lessons from the experience of the new Jefferson (Philadelphia Unversity + Thomas Jefferson University) in a June 22 commentary in the Chronicle of Higher …

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M.S. in Surface Imaging Graduate Exhibition Opens Aug. 3

The M.S. in Surface Imaging program will hold the opening reception for its graduate exhibition on Friday, Aug. 3, from 4-8 p.m., at the Design Center. The culmination of students’ groundbreaking design work over the past year, the exhibition will …

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Submit Your Idea for JAZ Tank: CannaVATION

Calling all innovators. JAZ Tank is back for its fourth year, and we’re asking you to tap into your inner inventor and present your ideas about innovation in medicinal cannabis and hemp at Thomas Jefferson University’s 2018 JAZ Tank: CannaVATION on …

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University’s Conference to Advance the Trauma-Informed Movement

Childhood trauma can drastically impact development, physical health and emotional well-being, research shows. In addition, a strong relationship exists between trauma in childhood and a host of adult health problems, including cardiac disease, obesity, diabetes and depression. To address this national …

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Architecture Alumna’s Work on Display at MoMA

Architecture alumna Kristy Balliet ’99 and her firm BairBalliet have been selected to show their work at New York’s Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) as part of its Young Architects Program. This year’s competition challenged architects to develop creative designs …

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How to Make the Most of Amazon’s Prime Day

Billions of dollars will be spent during Amazon’s Prime Day, which runs until 3 a.m. EST on July 18. Nioka Wyatt, director of the fashion merchandising and management program at Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University), shares some tips to …

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Jefferson’s Online Degree Program Ranked Among the Best in State

TheBestSchools.org has named Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) the No. 7 online degree program in Pennsylvania. The organization based the rankings on program quality, types of courses and degrees offered, faculty strengths, as well as school awards, rankings …

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With New Company, Industrial Design Seniors Help Propel Business Ecosystem

Born out of collaborative class projects and fine-tuned during entrepreneurship and product competitions, industrial design seniors Adam Hecht and Alex Tholl’s company DiveDesign propels the work of the business ecosystem. “We both have a shared passion for design, entrepreneurship and …

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Jefferson Launches the Nation’s Only University-Based Cannabis Science Graduate Certificate Programs

With 30 states now allowing the use of medical marijuana, the multi-billion dollar legal cannabis industry is projected to be one of the fastest-growing sectors of the U.S. economy in the next decade. Until now, healthcare providers, researchers and industry …

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Fashion Students’ Dresses on Display at Macy’s to Raise Awareness About Women’s Heart Health

The four winning student designs from the American Heart Association’s Rock the Red Runway fashion show are now on display in a Macy’s Center City window until the end of July. The stunning red gowns created by fashion design students Sahin …

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