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University Welcomes the Class of 2021 at Convocation Ceremony

Welcome to the Ramily! 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 …

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University Completes Phase I of Rebranding Effort

In a massive undertaking, phase I of the campus-wide rebranding effort has just wrapped up. As students return for the fall semester, they will see new Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) signage throughout the Jefferson – East Falls …

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Physician Assistant Studies Class of 2017 Celebrates Commencement

In front of family, friends and faculty members, 68 physician assistant studies students from the East Falls and New Jersey Campuses at Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) celebrated their commencement Aug. 11, reciting an oath to carry out …

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University Camp Engages Girl Scouts in STEM Programs

Thirty-six Girl Scouts in grades 7 to 9 are on the East Falls Campus for a two-week STEM summer camp, and the timing couldn’t be better. Just last month, the Girl Scouts announced 23 new badges, including those in science, …

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University Purchases Area Home Designed by Architecture Icon Richard Neutra

Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) has purchased a mid-20th-century house designed by Richard Neutra, an international icon of modern architecture known for his role in introducing the International Style into American architecture. Set on over two acres adjacent …

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Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Named 16th on U.S. News & World Report 2017-2018 Best Hospitals Honor Roll

Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals Inc. was named 16th on U.S. News & World Report’s 2017-2018 Best Hospitals Honor Roll, a distinction awarded to just 20 hospitals in the U.S. chosen for breadth and depth of clinical excellence. In the regional …

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Sustainable Design Program Director Rob Fleming Wins SustainPHL Award

Rob Fleming, director of the M.S. in Sustainable Design program, won Green Philly Blog’s Sustainability Mentor Award at the annual SustainPHL awards Aug. 3. The honor recognizes a person who has broadened the reach of sustainability education to students and …

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University’s Camp EdVenture Highlights Active Teaching and Learning Techniques

Some 50 faculty members attended the inaugural Camp EdVenture Aug. 4, an interactive all-day event that explored course design, active learning and assessment ideas to bring into the classroom. The program allowed attendees to stretch their imaginations, consider new and …

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University Introduces New Head Softball Coach

Assistant Vice President of Athletics Tom Shirley announced the hiring of Mike Fegeley as the Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) Softball Head Coach. “His college coaching experience along with his local softball ties as a high school and …

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Surface Imaging Student Exhibition to Be Held Friday, Aug. 4

The work of eight M.S. in Surface Imaging students will be showcased at the program’s graduate exhibition on Friday, Aug. 4. The exhibition will include the “latest innovations in large-scale digital printing, imaging technology and applied design from Jefferson’s one-of-a-kind …

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