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With New Company, Industrial Design Seniors Help Propel Business Ecosystem

Born out of collaborative class projects and fine-tuned during entrepreneurship and product competitions, industrial design seniors Adam Hecht and Alex Tholl’s company DiveDesign propels the work of the business ecosystem. “We both have a shared passion for design, entrepreneurship and …

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Jefferson Fashion Ranked One of the Top Programs Internationally by CEOWORLD Magazine

Adding to its global recognitions, Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) continues to climb the rankings in the latest list of Best Fashion Schools in the World by CEOWORLD Magazine. The publication ranked Jefferson No. 24 internationally, a jump …

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Jefferson Launches the Nation’s Only University-Based Cannabis Science Graduate Certificate Programs

With 30 states now allowing the use of medical marijuana, the multi-billion dollar legal cannabis industry is projected to be one of the fastest-growing sectors of the U.S. economy in the next decade. Until now, healthcare providers, researchers and industry …

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Fashion Students’ Dresses on Display at Macy’s to Raise Awareness About Women’s Heart Health

The four winning student designs from the American Heart Association’s Rock the Red Runway fashion show are now on display in a Macy’s Center City window until the end of July. The stunning red gowns created by fashion design students Sahin …

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Celebrating Year One: The New Jefferson Continues to Evolve to Deliver Value and High-Impact Education

One year after the official combination of Philadelphia University and Thomas Jefferson University to create a new national preeminent professional university, Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) continues to evolve to deliver high-impact education and value for students in …

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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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Over 80 Student-Athletes Recognized for Academic Achievements

Seventy-three student-athletes have been named to Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) All-Academic Teams for the 2017-18 season. In addition, women’s rowing—which doesn’t compete in the CACC—had eight students recognized as Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association Scholar-Athletes. “Their successes reinforce the emphasis …

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Industrial Design and Occupational Therapy Programs Work Together on Accessibility Solutions

A new program at Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University), Designing for Accessibility, taps into the imaginations of industrial design and occupational therapy faculty and students to develop assistive devices to help others in need. The program connects East …

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Disaster Medicine and Management Program Ranked Among Top in Country

TheBestSchools.org has named the University’s M.S. in Disaster Medicine and Management program the No. 2 online master’s in emergency management degree program in the nation. The organization based the rankings on program quality and range of courses provided, as well …

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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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