Monthly Archives: August 2018

Jefferson Welcomes Class of 2022 at Convocation

Hailing from 25 states and 16 countries, some 700 students became part of the Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) family at Convocation on Aug. 16. At the first official gathering of the Class of 2022 and—for five-year architecture …

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Jefferson Seeking Entrepreneurs in Medical Marijuana and Hemp for CannaVATION Pitch Challenge: Technically Philly

Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) is looking for aspiring medicinal cannabis or industrial hemp entrepreneurs to join a cannabis-themed pitch competition called JAZ Tank: CannaVATION, Technically Philly reported Aug. 16. “The CannaVATION competition is about creating a platform for emerging …

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Architecture and the Built Environment Lecture Series Starts Aug. 27 with Karim Rashid

With more than 4,000 designs in production, nearly 300 awards to his name and client work in over 40 countries, Karim Rashid will kick off the College of Architecture and the Built Environment’s Fall 2018 Lecture Series on Aug. 27. …

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Physician Assistant Students Recognized by Atlantic City Rescue Mission for Volunteer Efforts

The physician assistant studies students from the New Jersey Campus of Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) will be honored by the Atlantic City Rescue Mission for their service at the organization’s annual gala on Aug. 15. Along with raising over $2,100, …

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Accounting Student Awarded $3,000 PSTAP Scholarship

Accounting senior Sonia Saini has received the $3,000 Howard Matter Scholarship from the Buxmont Chapter of the Pennsylvania Society of Tax & Accounting Professionals (PSTAP). Scholarships are based on GPA, volunteer work, involvement in clubs and internship experience. Saini, president …

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Chief Innovation Officer Ritts Talks About CannaVATION Pitch Event: NBC10, KYW, Cannabis Industry Journal

Rose Ritts, executive vice president and chief innovation officer, discussed the upcoming CannaVation business pitch competition and the open call for submissions Aug. 12 on the public affair show NBC10 @ Issue. Ritts also was interviewed about the competition aimed …

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Dean Klinkhammer to Chair National Leadership Committee of ACSA

Barbara Klinkhammer, dean of the College of Architecture and the Built Environment, has been selected to chair the national Leadership Committee of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) starting August 2018 for a one-year commitment. The national organization …

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“Not Just Eye Candy: Design Work by Frank Baseman” University of Delaware Exhibition

news_faculty_basemanUD-1Professor of Graphic Design Communication Frank Baseman is preparing for another solo exhibition of the work of Baseman Design Associates and Base Press, to be held at the Recitation Hall Gallery at the University of Delaware.news_faculty_basemanUD-2Not Just Eye Candy, Design Work by Frank Baseman is an exhibition of select work from Frank Baseman’s three-decade-plus career as a professional graphic designer. Featured in the exhibition is a continuation of recent work combining two of Baseman’s favorite long-term interests: rebuses, those words and images coming together to make a visual puzzle (think “I Heart NY” and “America Runs on Dunkin”), familiar to many of us since childhood when we first encountered them while learning to read, and letterpress printing, a centuries-old method of relief printing.

news_faculty_basemanUD-3In a playful manner, Baseman has reinterpreted well-known quotes and phrases using rebuses, and all of this work has been printed by hand using a vintage letterpress. Also on display are several typographic explorations, including work produced during an Artist/Designer in Residence at UD’s Raven Press; Continue reading

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Former Ram Abraham Almonte In First Full Season With Diamondbacks Single-A Team: KYW Newsradio

Former Jefferson Ram Abraham Almonte is pitching his first full season for the Single-A County Cougars in the Arizona Diamondbacks organization, KYW Newsradio reported Aug. 8.
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Magee Makes Mark on New Jefferson Basketball Court

Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) men’s basketball coach Herb Magee signed center court of Herb Magee Court in the Gallagher Center on Wednesday morning. Named after the coaching legend, Herb Magee Court is home to the Jefferson men’s …

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