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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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Students’ Passion, Creativity and Talents Shine at Jefferson Fashion Show

Students lit up the runway with stunning and diverse collections at the University’s Annual Fashion Show on April 26. With inspirations ranging from the beauty of mermaids to 1960s Miami glamour to wildlife in Kenya’s Nairobi National Park, 127 student …

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Ramily Market Opens to Combat Food Insecurity

Twenty percent of students at four-year private colleges struggle to access enough food, according to Hunger on Campus—the first study on food security across American campuses. “Learning is hard when you’re hungry,” said Ali Stefanik, assistant director of student engagement …

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PhilaU Students Dazzle and Stun the Runway at Annual Fashion Show

With inspirations ranging from struggling artists in the 19th century, to the juxtaposition of war and peace, to ancient Mayan culture, the works of 127 student designers dazzled the runway April 27 for Philadelphia University’s annual Fashion Show at the …

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PhilaU Graduates Achieve 95 Percent Employment, Grad School Success Rate Once Again

For the fifth year in a row, an impressive 95 percent of Philadelphia University graduates reported employment in fields related to their career interests or graduate school acceptance, according to the Class of 2016 survey from the University’s Marianne Able …

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PhilaU Alumna Wins John Stewardson Memorial Fellowship in Architecture

For the third time in four years, a Philadelphia University student or graduate has won the John Stewardson Memorial Fellowship in Architecture. After reviewing more than 50 entries, the jury named Melanie Whedon ’14 the winner for her proposal “Moments …

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PhilaU Appoints Henry Humphreys, Ph.D., as Dean of Students

Henry Humphreys, Ph.D., a veteran leader in collegiate student life, has been named Philadelphia University’s dean of students, effective Aug. 1, 2016. Most recently, Humphreys served as senior associate dean of students at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His 25 years …

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Nexus Maximus 2015 Reflects Real-World Research and Development

How much sugar is in that soda you’ve just selected to accompany your evening meal? How many calories will it add to your day – and in what way will those calories impact your overall health? Over a long weekend, …

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