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Signs Of The Homeless To Go On Display At Jefferson: Philadelphia Inquirer

“Signs of Humanity,” an exhibition that includes signs from Philadelphia’s homeless and research from interviews with some of them, will be on display at Jefferson’s Dorrance H. Hamilton Building from Sept. 17-22,  The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Sept. 14. During a week in …

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Population Health Dean Nash Addresses Need to Control Health Costs: Philadelphia Inquirer

In a story on a new healthcare venture backed in part by Amazon and Berkshire Hathaway, Jefferson College of Population Health Dean David Nash, MD, said, “What’s motivating this is that most employers are fed up with waste, medical errors, …

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U.S. News Ranks Jefferson Among The Region’s Top and Most Innovative Universities: Philadelphia Magazine

Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) soared to No. 15 in the 2019 U.S. News & World Report Best College Rankings, Philadelphia magazine reported Sept. 10. Jefferson also was named the fifth most-innovative university and a best value school …

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Real Estate Development Program Director on Today’s Real Estate Market: WalletHub

Howard Ways, associate professor and director of Jefferson’s M.S. in Real Estate Development program, discussed the ups and downs of today’s real estate market in WalletHub. Low interest rates and demand continue to drive the real estate market, he said, but …

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Jefferson and Monell Sign Agreement of Cooperation: Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Business Journal

Thomas Jefferson University and the Monell Chemical Senses Center announced that they have entered a formal agreement to collaborate on scientific programs, research, and clinical projects aimed at improving human health, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Aug. 30. The “year-long partnership …

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Jefferson’s Lambert Center Offers Cannabis Certificate Programs in Emerging Field: WNYC

The Lambert Center for the Study of Medicinal Cannabis and Hemp is offering new graduate certificate programs in cannabinoid pharmacology, cannabis medicine and cannabinoid chemistry and toxicology to further education and research in this fast-emerging field, WNYC reported Aug. 30. …

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Fashion Design Program Director Connelly Talks About Tennis Fashion Amid Catsuit Brouhaha: Philadelphia Inquirer

Sheila Connelly, fashion design program director, talked about tennis styles through the years in an Aug. 29 Philadelphia Inquirer story about the singular style of champion Serena Williams and the brouhaha over the catsuit she wore at the French Open.
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Jefferson Collaborates With Lantern Theater Co. to Foster Empathy: Stat

Thomas Jefferson University’s partnership with Lantern Theater Company of Philadelphia is designed to foster empathy and tolerance in medical students and other healthcare professionals, Stat reported Aug. 24 in an article about professionalism.
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Jefferson Students Gear Up Motorized Car to Help Four-Year-Old Logan Get Around: NBC10

An interdisciplinary team of Jefferson students retrofitted a motorized car for four-year-old Logan Sharples, who has special needs, NBC10 reported Aug. 21. Students and faculty in industrial design, physical therapy, engineering and occupational therapy redesigned the car to enable Logan, …

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Jefferson Community and Trauma Counseling Program Gives Students Real-World Experience: Metro

Jefferson’s Community and Trauma Counseling Program provides students with “real life experience with helping members of their community through intensive internships,” Metro reported in an Aug. 13 story about the rising demand for pr… Continue reading

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