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OT Students Provide Care and Companionship to Family with Special Needs

One local family has forged a special relationship with the M.S. in occupational therapy (OT) program at Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University). Elisheva “Eli” Apple, a 28-year-old woman living with the effects of cerebral palsy, receives daily assistance …

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Jefferson to Host Engineering Career Panel

Next week, Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) will host an Engineering Career Panel for students to hear from practicing engineers about the day-to-day of the working world, and how to find that first job and advance one’s career …

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Baseball Standout Honored Guest at Philadelphia Sports Writers Association Banquet

Alumnus Steven Wells ’17 was an honored guest at the 114th annual Philadelphia Sports Writers Association banquet at the Crowne Plaza Cherry Hill on Jan. 15. The baseball standout at Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) sat at the …

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Autism Discussion to Kick Off Jefferson’s 2018 Knowledge Exchange Lecture Series

Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) will kick off the 2018 Knowledge Exchange Lecture Series sponsored by the Arlen Specter Center for Public Service on Jan. 19 with a special talk on the autism spectrum disorder. In “Supporting Full …

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Jefferson Innovation Engagement Speaker Series Announced

The University has announced the lineup for its Innovation Engagement Speaker Series, which is aimed at uncovering several aspects of innovation as it is developing at Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) and beyond. The focus includes local, regional …

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Jefferson Senior Reaches 1,000 Career Points in Win Over Nyack

Jefferson senior Rachel Day reached 1,000 career points in an 84-70 win over the Nyack Warriors Wednesday night in the Gallagher Center. She scored a game-high 26 points, including her 1,000th point with 4.1 seconds on the clock with a …

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With New Book, Global Fashion Enterprise Professor Studies Retail Landscape in Emerging World Markets

Emphasizing the apparel and beauty industries, “Retailing in Emerging Markets” (Fairchild Books) co-authored by Shubha Bennur, assistant professor of global fashion enterprise at Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University), provides an in-depth study of the retail landscape in emerging …

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Jefferson to Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day With Service Projects

University faculty, staff and students are invited to the Kanbar Performance Space on Jan. 15 from 12-3 p.m. to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. In one day of service project, volunteers will make cut-and-tie …

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Civil Rights Champion Rev. Dr. Bernice King to Speak at Jefferson on Jan. 26

Esteemed civil rights champion Rev. Dr. Bernice A. King will visit Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) on Friday, Jan. 26, to honor the life and legacy of her father, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The youngest daughter …

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Industrial Design Student Wins First Place in International Lighting Competition

Industrial design senior Richard Stone won first place and the $5,000 prize in Luflex’s LG OLED Design Competition, besting more than 650 students and professionals from around the world. Seven renowned designers and art directors selected the winners. The competition …

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