Author Archives: Mike Bederka

Interior Architecture Alumna Investigates Impact of Design on Patients

Can art, graphics and finishes provide a soothing effect on hospital patients? M.S. in interior architecture alumna Sally Dankner ’17 thinks fanciful images and colors could provoke imagination, prevent boredom and create a sense of delight. She shared her research …

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16 Rams Named to CACC Soccer All-Academic Teams

Thirteen members of the women’s soccer team were named to the 2017 CACC Women’s Soccer All-Academic Team—the most in the conference. In addition, three members of the men’s soccer team were named to the 2017 CACC Men’s Soccer All-Academic Team. …

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Street Medicine Movement Leader Dr. Jim Withers to Speak at Jefferson on Nov. 27

Dr. Jim Withers, a leader in providing medical care for the homeless and founder of the Street Medicine Institute, will present the annual Dietrich V. Asten Lecture at Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) on Monday, Nov. 27, at …

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Accounting Professor James Solano to Receive Dick Vermeil Award

Associate professor of accounting James Solano will receive the Dick Vermeil Award at the Night with the Stars benefit in Philadelphia on Dec. 5. To be presented by the famous NFL coach, the honor signifies the recipient’s dedication to family, team and …

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Fifth Class Graduates from Jefferson’s Academy of Municipal Innovation

The fifth class of the Academy for Municipal Innovation (AMI), a unique collaboration between Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) and the city of Philadelphia designed to help city workers innovate in their jobs, graduated Nov. 14. “This is …

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Volleyball Faces Georgian Court in the CACC Semifinals on Saturday

The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) volleyball team will play the Georgian Court Lions in the CACC Semifinals on Saturday, Nov. 18, in New Castle, Del., at the Wilmington University-hosted 2017 CACC Tournament. Action begins at 1 p.m. …

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Students Help Philadelphians in Need: Fox29, 6ABC

Fox29 and 6ABC came to East Falls Campus on Nov. 16 to cover a Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week community service project where dozens of Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) students made more than 1,000 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, care packages …

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Students Help Those in Need During Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week

Dozens of Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) students came together to make 1,200 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, 250 care packages and 50 scarves to deliver to Philadelphians in need. The students are doing their part to serve …

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Industrial Design Students Recognized in Philadelphia Museum of Art Collab Design Competition

Four sophomore industrial design students won awards in the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s 2017 Collab Student Design Competition. Peter Holderith took second place and the $500 prize, and Jessica Monteleone, Zachary Samalonis and Hannah Smythe were honored for design excellence. All four …

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Wellness Built Into Jefferson’s Medical School Curriculum: Philadelphia Business Journal

A week of wellness activities for first-year medical students was built into Jefferson’s new medical school curriculum, The Philadelphia Business Journal reported in the Nov. 9 article “Jefferson medical students pause for a purpose.”
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