Monthly Archives: September 2017

Interior Design Alumna Wins Emmy Award for “Veep” Production Design

The third time was the charm for interior design alumna Kimberly Wannop ’99, who won an Emmy Award earlier this month as set decorator for the hit HBO comedy series “Veep.” “I was just so happy and excited to have …

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Jefferson Career Fair Draws Top Firms and Hundreds of Students

In one of the largest Career Fairs in years, some 350 students met with representatives from 49 companies Sept. 28 on the East Falls Campus. “Employers who recruit at Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) constantly rave that we …

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Jefferson Sponsors DesignPhiladelphia Festival and Kick-Off Event: PhillyVoice

Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) for the second year is sponsoring DesignPhiladelphia, the 10-day citywide festival of all things design, PhillyVoice reported Sept. 28. The kick-off party on Oct. 4 will highlight the merger of the two universities …

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Jefferson Volleyball Star Reaches Career Milestones

Junior Courtney Wensel reached 1,000 career kills and digs Sept. 23 when the volleyball team played Dominican in Orangeburg, N.Y. Wensel joins Emily Krauss (1,601 kills, 1,354 digs) and Celena Rendon (1,146 kills, 1,306 digs) as the only other Rams to achieve …

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Interior Design Alumna Kim Wannop Wins Emmy for “Veep” Set Design: Press of Atlantic City

Interior design alumna Kim Wannop ’99 won an Emmy Award for production design for the HBO hit comedy “Veep,” the Press of Atlantic City reported Sept. 27.

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Jefferson to Host Events During DesignPhiladelphia Oct. 4-14

Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Jefferson University) will once again sponsor and be a key contributor to DesignPhiladelphia, the citywide celebration of design across disciplines that will be held Oct. 4-14. The festival will highlight the work of thousands of local …

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ITA Donates $100,000 for Jefferson Textile Design Studio: Furniture Today, Casual Living

The International Textile Alliance has donated $100,000 to support the University’s state-of-the-art collaborative textile design studio, Furniture Today reported Sept. 26. The studio, which is part of the Fashion and Textiles Futures Center, will be named the ITA Textile Design …

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Chancellor Spinelli Throws Out First Pitch at Phillies Game

Before a hometown crowd that included hundreds of Jefferson students, faculty and staff, Chancellor Stephen Spinelli Jr., Ph.D., threw out the first pitch at the Philadelphia Phillies game Sept. 25 to celebrate the new Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University). Just before the …

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Art Therapy Program Hosts Origami Workshop

The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) Art Therapy program hosted the Delaware Valley Art Therapy Association Sept. 17, who held a three-hour workshop on creating origami folio books for use in the creation of safe spaces. Art therapists …

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Specter Center to Award Two $5,000 Research Fellowships

The University’s Arlen Specter Center for Public Service will award two $5,000 fellowships to promote scholarship and research in an area supported by the Arlen Specter Collection and increase awareness of the late senator’s work and legacy. Fellowships will be …

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