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Jefferson Honored by NCAA for Academic Success

Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) will be honored as part of the Presidents’ Award for Academic Excellence program for achieving a four-year Academic Success Rate (ASR) of 90 percent or higher, the NCAA announced. The Rams posted a …

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Jefferson Provost and Dean Mark Tykocinski Wins Prestigious Strittmatter Award

Mark Tykocinski, M.D., has been named the recipient of the 2017 Strittmatter Award from the Philadelphia County Medical Society (PCMS). The Society’s most prestigious scientific award honors a PCMS physician who has demonstrated valuable contributions to the healing art–surgical or …

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East Falls Campus to Host Open House for Prospective Students Nov. 11

Hundreds of prospective students and their families are expected to attend the Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) – East Falls Campus Open House on Saturday, Nov. 11, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. In addition to going on …

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Submit Your Innovative Ideas for the Top Ram Student Business Model Competition

The call for submissions is open for Top Ram, a business model competition that gives students the chance to pitch their creative ideas, receive valuable feedback and win cash prizes and the Matt Glass Award for Entrepreneurship. Open to undergraduate …

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East Falls Day of Giving Sets Record

In a tremendous show of support for the new Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University), the fourth annual East Falls Day of Giving smashed its goals and set new records with more than $165,000 raised by 790 donors. The …

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Avant-Garde Design X Fashion Show Set for Nov. 9

In one of the highlights of the fashion calendar at Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University), Design X will take place Nov. 9 at 1 p.m. in Downs Auditorium. This unique fashion show features work created in the junior …

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Industrial Design Professor Addresses Future of Lighting Design at Paris Convention

Lyn Godley, associate professor of industrial design at Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University), is addressing the Professional Lighting Design Convention at its biannual meeting Nov. 2 in Paris. She will speak on the cross-disciplinary future of lighting design …

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Jefferson Fashion Programs Named Among the World’s Best by Business of Fashion

The highly regarded Business of Fashion has ranked the fashion programs at Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) among the best in the world. In the Global Fashion School Rankings 2017, Jefferson’s graduate fashion business program—which includes Global Fashion Enterprise, …

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Jefferson Faculty Deliver Workshop on Teaching and Thinking Strategies in Northern Ireland

Faculty and staff members recently traveled to Ulster University in Northern Ireland to deliver a one-day workshop highlighting teaching and thinking strategies (e.g., design thinking, systems modeling and business models) exemplified in the award-winning DEC core curriculum at Jefferson (Philadelphia …

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University Dedicates Rachael DiMarco Collaborative Design Studio in Fashion and Textiles Futures Center

In honor of the support of business alumnus Philip Kodroff ’82, the University dedicated a space in the Fashion and Textiles Futures Center for Kodroff’s mother, calling it the Rachael DiMarco Collaborative Design Studio. DiMarco played a crucial role in …

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