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Disaster Medicine and Management Professor Addresses Hurricane Health Concerns: Weather Channel

Barry Burton, D.O., visiting assistant professor in the Disaster Medicine and Management Program, discussed health concerns facing Puerto Rico’s hurricane victims, including lack of clean water and proper sanitation and infrastructure, in an Oct…. Continue reading

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Jefferson CEO and President Klasko Named to Philadelphia Business Journal Power 100

The Philadelphia Business Journal has named Stephen Klasko, president and CEO of Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health, to its 2017 Power 100 list of the region’s most influential people. Klasko “favors creating change over reacting to it,” the Business …

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Jefferson Rams to Take on Temple Owls at Charity Game Nov. 9: Philadelphia Inquirer, NBC Sports

The Jefferson Rams will go up against the Temple Owls Nov. 9 at the Liacouras Center to raise funds for hurricane victims, The Philadelphia Inquirer and NBC Sports Philadelphia reported Oct. 18. The last time the two iconic Philly teams met …

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Jefferson-Monell Proposed Merger Holds Promise for Trailblazing Research: WHYY

The proposed merger of Thomas Jefferson University and Monell Chemical Sciences Center holds promise for collaborative world-class research into the senses, WHYY reported Oct. 13.
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Ram Madness Pep Rally Kicks Off Basketball Season: 6ABC

The University’s rousing Ram Madness rally to kick off the 2017-18 basketball season and introduce the Jefferson Rams was featured Oct. 12 on 6ABC’s 11 p.m. newscast.
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Jefferson and Monell Sign Letter of Intent to Merge: Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Business Journal, Philadelphia Magazine

The Oct. 12 announcement that Thomas Jefferson University and Monell Chemical Senses Center have signed a letter of intent to pursue a merger was reported by the Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Business Journal, Philadelphia magazine and Philly Voice. Stephen Spinelli Jr., …

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DesignPhiladelphia Kick-Off Party Celebrates Jefferson Merger: Philadelphia Style

The DesignPhiladelphia kick-off party on Oct. 4 highlighted the merger of Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University), Philadelphia Style reported.
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Jefferson Named a Top 10 Fashion School in U.S.: Fashionista

Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) was named the seventh-best fashion program in the U.S. by Fashionista. The influential fashion news site released its latest ranking of the top 10 U.S. fashion programs on Oct. 3.
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Merge Installation at DesignPhiladelphia Reflects the New Jefferson: Philadelphia Magazine

Merge, the glass block installation designed to reflect the merged Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University), is one of the notable exhibits at this year’s DesignPhiladelphia festival, Philadelphia magazine reported Oct. 3. Merge is open to the public on Jefferson’s Lubert …

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Jefferson Sponsors DesignPhiladelphia Festival and Kick-Off Event: PhillyVoice

Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) for the second year is sponsoring DesignPhiladelphia, the 10-day citywide festival of all things design, PhillyVoice reported Sept. 28. The kick-off party on Oct. 4 will highlight the merger of the two universities …

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