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XPRIZE Winner at Jeff ID This Wednesday

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This Weekend: TANDEM, our Student-Run Design Conference.

The third annual TANDEM Design Conference will be held on Jefferson’s East Falls campus this weekend. Created and run by students from the Jefferson Industrial Design program, TANDEM is a unique design conference run exclusively by students for students. The goal of the … Continue reading Continue reading

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Nexus Maximus 2017

By Zach Samalonis This year’s Nexus Maximus Challenge, Jefferson students partnered with Johnson & Johnson to create relief responses to refugees and displaced populations. Concluding on Monday, the weekend long multi-disciplinary challenge asked Jefferson Industrial Design students to create unique … Continue reading Continue reading

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Designing the Future with Johnson & Johnson

Industrial Design undergrads and grads teamed with fellow students throughout the Kanbar College of Design, Engineering & Commerce this weekend to address the future of care for refugee populations with the product development staff of Johnson & Johnson. The project is called Nexus … Continue reading Continue reading

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Welcome to the Class of 2021!

Faculty and staff greeted some 600 new students and their families as they streamed down the walkway to the Gallagher Athletic, Recreation and Convocation Center Aug. 17 for Convocation. They are the first freshman class of the new Jefferson (Philadelphia … Continue reading Continue reading

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PhilaU ID Heads into Summer with Record Internships Across the Program

Though the semester is officially over, the summer is an incredibly active period for students in the PhilaU ID program. It’s the time when they further immerse themselves in the world of design through professional internships. This summer will see … Continue reading Continue reading

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Tired Designers, Happy Clients: The ID Sprint Project Final Presentations

This year’s Industrial Design Sprint Project ended in front of a capacity crowd in the DEC Forum last Tuesday. The design staff from Noria Home were on hand with both the Grad and Undergrad ID faculty last Wednesday to review the results of the intensive … Continue reading Continue reading

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Freshman ID Project Featured by Make Magazine

One of the final results from Design 1, the first studio class in the PhilaU undergraduate ID studio sequence, has been featured on the Make Magazine website: See Woodcut Topography Come to Life with the Turn of a Crank This DaVincian Machine Project was … Continue reading Continue reading

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Insight On Display at the ID Sprint Mid-Crit

The team from Noria Home was back on campus Friday to participate in the Mid-Project Critique of the 2017 ID Sprint Project. This year, half of the teams are tasked with exploring new solutions in heating while the other half … Continue reading Continue reading

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The 2017 Sprint Project Is On!

The annual ID Sprint Project is underway in the Hayward Hall Studios. Our partner for the project this year is Noria Home, makers of Noria –a complete re-think of the standard window-mounted air conditioner. The design dramatically cuts the size … Continue reading Continue reading

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