Author Archives: Mike Bederka

Jefferson Earns Branding Awards for Athletic Visual Identity

After unveiling the new athletic identity at Ram Madness to kick off the 2017-18 basketball seasons on Oct. 12, 2017, Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) has earned two awards for the logo package. The athletic department won a …

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Students Display Projects at International Product Design Gala

Graduate students in the new product development course showcased their projects at Aalto University’s Product Design Gala in Finland last month. The annual program brings together transdisciplinary teams from around the world to tackle industry design challenges and develop state-of-the-art …

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Healthcare Quality and Safety, Practice Transformation and More to Be Featured at Population Health Academy

Healthcare is currently undergoing a paradigm shift from a hospital-dominated, disease-driven economic model to one that rewards everyone in the system for helping the patients they serve become and remain healthy. In order for Jefferson to be successful in this …

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Unique Transdisciplinary Project Helps Child with Special Needs

“Thank you very much!” shouted a smiling 4-year-old Logan Sharples as he just finished cruising around East Falls Campus in his new Lighting McQueen ride-on car. His bursting joy came as the result of a unique transdisciplinary project at Jefferson …

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The Association of Black Women in Higher Education to Hold Networking Event at Jefferson

The Association of Black Women in Higher Education Inc. (ABWHE) Philadelphia Chapter will hold its 10th Annual Garden Tea Party on the East Falls Campus of Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) on June 8. The guest speakers at …

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Bill Gates to Give the Book “Factfulness” to All Recent Grads

Recent graduates of Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University): Bill Gates has a gift for you. He’s giving the book “Factfulness” to everyone who received a degree from a U.S. college or university this spring. By the late global-health …

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Thomas Jefferson University Announces Global Center in Israel

With an eye toward driving innovation, creating unparalleled academic experiences for students and strengthening global relationships, Thomas Jefferson University announced today the opening of the Jefferson Israel Center in Jerusalem before a packed audience at the King David Hotel. The …

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Students Gain Valuable Real-World Experience at Art Museum Hackathon

Web design and development students recently wrapped up the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s Hackathon 3.0, where they created a unique application to guide users through the museum. Over the spring semester, the students gained valuable real-world experience in designing to the client’s functional requirements, rapid prototyping …

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Adjunct Professor’s Art on Display on the Barnes

A painting by Rashidah Salam, an adjunct professor in the Kanbar College of Design, Engineering and Commerce, is part of the exhibition “Let’s Connect: Philly’s Artists Take on the Barnes.” The Barnes challenged the city’s artists to create a work …

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Middle and High School Students Visit Campus for STEM Innovators-in-Training Experience

On May 30, more than 1,000 middle and high school students and teachers visited the East Falls Campus of Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) for the 2018 Philadelphia STEM Innovators-in-Training Experience. Jefferson faculty, alumni and students participated in …

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