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Students Challenged to Improve Lives Through Healthy Communities at Nexus Maximus Kickoff

The University’s signature Nexus Learning event, Nexus Maximus, kicked off Sept. 20 in the Gallagher Center with over 200 students—including some 60 from schools around the world—challenged to improve lives through healthy communities. Assigned a Philadelphia ZIP code, transdisciplinary teams of …

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RSVP Now to Attend JAZ Tank: CannaVATION Competition on Oct. 3

JAZ® Tank is back for its fourth year–and it’s going to be bigger and better than ever. A few months ago, we asked innovators to submit their business models for a medicinal cannabis or industrial hemp product or service. Now, …

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Jefferson and Einstein Healthcare Network Sign Definitive Agreement

Einstein Healthcare Network and Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) have entered into a binding Definitive Agreement, legally binding the ideas and commitments described in the Letter of Intent, which the two organizations signed in March. The merger would …

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Fashion Merchandising and Management Students Partner with PVH for Pop-Up Shop

For the first time, the University’s fashion merchandising and management students will partner with global apparel company PVH for a unique career-focused pop-up shop. From Sept. 18-20 in the Kanbar Performance Space, PVH Recruits Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson …

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Fashion Alumni Show Collections at New York Fashion Week

Two recent fashion design alumni presented their work at the Designers’ Premier show at New York Fashion Week (NYFW) on Sept. 8. Keren Espina ’18 and Alexandra Pizzigoni ’18 opened the program, each showing five women’s wear looks. They were …

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$15K and Prizes Up for Grabs in Jefferson’s 2100: A Health Odyssey Writing Contest

The future is unwritten. The technical capabilities of health care have advanced significantly in the last century. Some of the era’s bold, even outrageous predictions have become reality. But what will the next century look like as we tackle challenges …

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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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Thomas Jefferson University and Atlantic Health System Dedicate Sidney Kimmel Medical College Regional Campus

Thomas Jefferson University and Atlantic Health System today formally dedicated the regional campus of Jefferson’s Sidney Kimmel Medical College (SKMC) at Morristown Medical Center and Overlook Medical Center, offering a program for third-year medical students unique in northern New Jersey. …

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With Grant, Jefferson to Develop Curriculum for Designers Focusing on Light and Health

The lighting design and light research programs at Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) will participate in Light4Health, an international research project to develop and test curriculum for graduate-level lighting designers focusing on light and health. Funded by an …

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Industrial Design Students Take Top Prizes in Design With Light Competition

Industrial design students nearly swept the Philadelphia section of the Illuminating Engineering Society’s Design With Light competition, including taking the top three places. Students across Pennsylvania, Delaware and New Jersey developed a custom tabletop luminaire to be displayed as a …

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