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Sprint 2018: An Insider View

By Zach Samalonis It has been a long running tradition in the Jefferson Industrial Design Department to host the Sprint Challenge. Sprint gives the students a taste of what it is like to be a real designer, working with real … Continue reading Continue reading

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The 2018 ID Sprint Project: Examining the Adolescent Patient Experience with JeffSolves.

In this year’s Industrial Design Sprint Project, students are partnering with JeffSolves to design the future of the adolescent patient experience. JeffSolves a project incubator created to generate innovative approaches for diseases that lack effective treatments and could benefit from new therapies developed at … Continue reading Continue reading

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Industrial Design Student Wins 1st Place in International Lighting Competition

Industrial design senior Richard Stone won first place and the $5,000 prize in Luflex’s LG OLED Design Competition, besting more than 650 students and professionals from around the world. Seven renowned designers and art directors selected the winners. The competition tasked … Continue reading Continue reading

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Masters ID Student Takes First Place in Annual Top Ram Competition

By Zach Samalonis Seven teams of Jefferson students from the East Falls and Center City campuses recently pitched their ideas in the DEC Center Forum to a panel of judges for the annual Top Ram Competition. This year’s winner was … Continue reading Continue reading

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3D Printed Heart Aids Doctor in Real-World Surgery

                                By Zach Samalonis Jefferson Industrial Design Senior Jackson Gordon recently helped a Thomas Jefferson University Hospital surgeon by 3D printing a model of a … Continue reading Continue reading

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Jefferson ID Partners with Under Armour for a Unique Interdisciplinary Project

By Zach Samalonis Recently the University announced that Under Armour would be a sponsor of Jefferson athletes. But the partnership with Under Armour doesn’t stop there. Jefferson Industrial Design students now have the opportunity to collaborate with the athletic equipment … Continue reading Continue reading

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Jefferson ID Impresses in the 2017 Collab Design Competition at The Philadelphia Museum of Art

“After months of work, four sophomore industrial design students were called out for awards.” By Zach Samalonis For the past few months, students from the Design 3 Studio have been hard at work, preparing for the 2017 COLLAB Student Design … Continue reading Continue reading

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A Night Full of Conversations

“The 2017 Industrial Design Speaker Series Wraps up with a Panel Discussion and Portfolio Review” By Zach Samalonis Last week in the Jefferson ID Department, students learned what employers look for in design portfolios. The discussion panel featured professionals and alumni … Continue reading Continue reading

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The Future is Printed

“Rapid Manufacturing was the subject of the second talk in our 2017 Fall Industrial Design Speaker Series.” By Zach Samalonis The second talk in this year’s “20th Anniversary Fall Industrial Design Speaker Series”  featured a panel discussion with professionals from Stratasys, ProtoCAM and … Continue reading Continue reading

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ID Students Light Historic Laurel Hill Cemetery

Jefferson industrial design students lit up the night at one of the spookiest events of the season this weekend. The historic Laurel Hill Cemetery’s annual Halloween Soul Crawl: Haunted History Tour took place Friday, Oct. 20 and Saturday, Oct. 21. The Jefferson (Philadelphia University … Continue reading Continue reading

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