Monthly Archives: September 2018

Nearly 50 Companies Recruit Jefferson Students at Career Fair

From medical device and pharmaceutical firms, to construction and engineering companies, to major global fashion brands, some 50 employers attended the Fall Career and Internship Fair on East Falls Campus on Sept. 27. “We’re thrilled with the quality of companies …

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Winning Nexus Maximus Project Would Help Fight Hunger: Technical.ly Philly

This year’s winning Nexus Maximus project was Fresh Express, a program that would help distribute leftover food from farms and groceries to Philadelphia’s food deserts, Technical.ly Philly reported Sept. 27. Some 220 students from Jefferson  and its international and U.S. …

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The Concept of Home Explored in Jefferson’s “Signs of Humanity” Exhibit

Navigating the streets of Philadelphia, chances are you pass by a number of people soliciting support from passersby, frequently with a sign in hand. But, what comes next? More often than not, we ignore the plea for food and spare …

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Jefferson to Celebrate Design Across Disciplines at DesignPhiladelphia

Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) will once again sponsor and be a key contributor to DesignPhiladelphia, the citywide celebration of design across disciplines from Oct. 3-13. The festival will highlight the work of thousands of local designers, architects …

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Students Recreate the Past at PARK(ing) Day

Architecture and M.S. in sustainable design students and alumni transformed a metered parking space in Center City Philadelphia into a temporary exhibit for PARK(ing) Day Philadelphia on Sept. 21. They built a recreation of the popular Philly diner Little Pete’s, …

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Opening the Healthcare Pipeline for Every Student in Philadelphia: Philadelphia Inquirer

Pipeline programs encourage a broader range of students to pursue careers in the health sciences and better reflect the diversity of Philadelphia, according to a Philadelphia Inquirer commentary by Drew Harris, assistant professor in the Jefferson College of Population Health, …

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Community and Trauma Counseling Professor On Why Sexual Assault Victims Don’t Step Forward: KYW Newsradio

Astra Czerny, assistant professor of Community and Trauma Counseling, discussed some of the reasons why victims of sexual assault may not step forward, KYW Newsradio reported Sept. 25. The issue has been in the news in light of the allegations …

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Students Present Projects to Create Better Communities at Nexus Maximus

In the culmination of four fast-paced days of researching, developing and innovating, students from over 25 academic programs presented their projects on how to improve lives by developing healthy communities in the fifth annual Nexus Maximus challenge on Sept. 24. …

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Students Challenged to Improve Lives Through Healthy Communities at Nexus Maximus Kickoff

The University’s signature Nexus Learning event, Nexus Maximus, kicked off Sept. 20 in the Gallagher Center with over 200 students—including some 60 from schools around the world—challenged to improve lives through healthy communities. Assigned a Philadelphia ZIP code, transdisciplinary teams of …

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Signs From The City’s Homeless Featured in “Signs of Humanity” Exhibit: KYW Newsradio

Poignant, funny and sad signs collected from some of Philadelphia’s homeless people were featured in Jefferson’s “Signs of Humanity” exhibit and presentation, KYW Newsradio reported Sept. 20. Associate Professor Rosemary Frasso, public health and medical students, and artist Willie Baronet …

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