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Jefferson and Pitt Open Arlen Specter’s Senatorial Papers to the Public

Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) and the University of Pittsburgh opened Arlen Specter’s senatorial papers to the public in an Oct. 19 ceremony attended by University leadership, faculty, staff and students, as well as the late senator’s family. …

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JeffHOPE Celebrates 25 Years of Providing Care to City’s Homeless Community

In 1993, a group of Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) medical students opened a free clinic to serve homeless men at a safe haven established by Project HOME. Today, that clinic has evolved into JeffHOPE (Health, Opportunities, Prevention …

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Students Present Projects to Create Better Communities at Nexus Maximus

In the culmination of four fast-paced days of researching, developing and innovating, students from over 25 academic programs presented their projects on how to improve lives by developing healthy communities in the fifth annual Nexus Maximus challenge on Sept. 24. …

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Jefferson Soars in Latest Rankings from U.S. News & World Report

For the first time, Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) has been ranked as one of the most innovative schools in the North Region at No. 5 in U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 Best Colleges Rankings, released Sept. …

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Bachelor of Architecture Program Earns NAAB Accreditation

Following two years of intensive review of curriculum and student work, including a major exhibition, the University’s bachelor of architecture program has earned an eight-year term of accreditation from the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB). The bachelor of architecture program …

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Jefferson Welcomes Class of 2022 at Convocation

Hailing from 25 states and 16 countries, some 700 students became part of the Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) family at Convocation on Aug. 16. At the first official gathering of the Class of 2022 and—for five-year architecture …

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Thomas Jefferson University and Navvis Establish the Nation’s First Nationally Focused Professorship in Population Health

Thomas Jefferson University’s College of Population Health and Navvis have announced the country’s first private sector-supported academic chair in population health—The Navvis Professorship of Population Health at Thomas Jefferson University. The Professorship will focus on identifying methods and best practices to create …

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Jefferson Institute for Bioprocessing Will Open Spring 2019 at Spring House Innovation Park

The Jefferson Institute for Bioprocessing, which will provide state-of-the-art education and training in the fast-emerging field of biopharmaceutical processing, will open spring 2019 at the Spring House Innovation Park in Lower Gwynedd, Pa. The 25,000-square-foot facility will house programs to …

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Jefferson Announces the mmj.org Initiative to Study Health Outcomes in 100,000 Medical Marijuana Patients

The Lambert Center for the Study of Medicinal Cannabis and Hemp at Thomas Jefferson University has announced the creation of the mmj.org initiative to bring together diverse stakeholders in the cannabis therapy space, to advance scientific understanding of medical marijuana …

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Jefferson’s Class of 2018 Celebrated at Commencement

At the inaugural Commencement ceremony of the new Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University), approximately 1,000 students from East Falls Campus—including some 650 undergraduates and 350 graduates—received their degrees May 9 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. “This year is …

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