Monthly Archives: April 2018

Jefferson Honors Faculty at Annual Reception

Members of the faculty at Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) – East Falls Campus were honored at the annual Faculty Awards Dinner on April 19 for their exemplary work, dedication and commitment to excellence in education. 2018 President’s …

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“Shoe Czar” Stuart Weitzman to Receive Jefferson’s Spirit of Design Award: Philadelphia Inquirer

American shoe designer and entrepreneur Stuart A. Weitzman will receive the Spirit of Design Award Thursday night at the University’s annual student fashion show, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported April 20. Jefferson’s faculty bestows this award on fashion industry legends it …

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Jefferson Fashion Students Rock the Red Dress Runway to Support Heart Health

Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) fashion design students showcased 27 stunning red dresses at the American Heart Association’s Rock the Red Runway fashion show April 18 at the Masonic Temple in Philadelphia. Four winning designs selected by a …

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CABE Students Inducted Into Three Honor Societies

Some 40 students were honored April 17 at the inaugural induction ceremony for the Tau Sigma Delta Honor Society in Architecture and Allied Arts, the Sigma Lambda Chi International Construction Honor Society and the Sigma Lambda Alpha Landscape Architecture Honor …

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Architecture Professor Helps Organize Gallery Show on “Rocky” as Art: Philadelphia Inquirer

Andrew Hart, assistant professor of architecture, co-organized a new gallery show focused on the iconic Philadelphia-based movie Rocky and the city’s obsession with it, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported April 16. The original 1976 move starring Sylvester Stallone could not have been made …

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Jefferson Institute for Bioprocessing Focuses on Future Workforce Training: The Medicine Maker

The Jefferson Institute for Bioprocessing highlights the University’s focus on training the workforce of the future, wrote Ron Kander, executive dean, Kanbar College of Design, Engineering and Commerce, and Kathy Gallagher, executive vice president and COO, in The Medicine Maker.

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Six Health Systems Form Consortium to Expand Access to Clinical Trials

Six regional health systems today announced the founding of a nonprofit clinical research consortium–Partners in Innovation, Education, and Research (PIER Consortium™)–a streamlined clinical trial system that will span New Jersey and Pennsylvania. The founding members of PIER Consortium include Atlantic …

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Celebrate STEM and Get Nerdy at the Philadelphia Science Festival

Robert Bartosz, director of finance and business planning at Jefferson College of Biomedical Sciences, previews the Teddy Bear Clinics at this year’s Philadelphia Science Festival. Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) continues its sponsorship of the Philadelphia Science Festival, a …

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Faculty Member Stuart Lehrman Exhibiting Painting at Texas Show

The painting “Reckless Assault” by adjunct faculty member Stuart Lehrman will be on display at the Brownsville Museum of Fine Art in Brownsville, Texas, as part of its 46th International Art Exhibition. The show runs April 25-May 26. “My practice …

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University Receives Leverage 2018 Award from Community Design Collaborative

Philadelphia’s Community Design Collaborative gave its Leverage 2018 award to President and CEO Stephen Klasko, MD, MBA, for excellence in design at Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University). The award recognized two Jefferson entities: JeffDESIGN, including the curriculum for design thinking …

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