Monthly Archives: July 2018

Jefferson to Partner With Cheyney University on New Institute for African American Experience: Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Tribune, CBS3

Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) will partner with Cheyney University on the latter’s new Institute for the Contemporary African American Experience, reported The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Philadelphia Tribune and NBC10. Epcot Crenshaw, a West Chester based environmentally focused …

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Jefferson Partners with Cheyney University on Institute for the Contemporary African American Experience

Top executives from Thomas Jefferson University and Epcot Crenshaw Corporation joined Gov. Tom Wolf on the campus of Cheyney University of Pennsylvania today as the university announced the formation of the Institute for the Contemporary African American Experience (ICAAE). Jefferson …

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Promote Health and Green Space One Empty Lot at a Time, Faculty Members Write in Philadelphia Inquirer

For Philadelphia, a city with high poverty rates and poor health outcomes, creating more safe green places close to where people live can greatly improve overall quality of life, wrote University faculty members Kim Douglas, director of the landscape architecture program, and …

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Jefferson to Host CannaVation Pitch Event for Medical Marijuana and Hemp Entrepreneurs: Philadelphia Inquirer

Jefferson is hosting a business pitch competition for entrepreneurs in the medical marijuana and hemp space, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported July 31. Applications are due Aug. 20, the one-day pitch event will be held Oct. 3. “We want to see …

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Jefferson Medical Students Foster Empathy, Observation Skills Through Graphic Medicine Course: KYW Newsradio, NBC10

Sidney Kimmel Medical College students this summer have been working on empathy, observation and communication skills through an innovative graphic medicine course, reported KYW Newsradio and NBC10.

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Chancellor Emeritus Spinelli Shares Merger Lessons in the Chronicle of Higher Education

With merger on the minds of many higher-education leaders, University Chancellor Emeritus Stephen Spinelli Jr., PhD, shared lessons from the experience of the new Jefferson (Philadelphia Unversity + Thomas Jefferson University) in a June 22 commentary in the Chronicle of Higher …

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Architecture Alumna Receives Advocacy Award from National Hispanic Business Group

Architecture alumna Linda Foggie ’01 has received the Corporate Advocacy Award from the National Hispanic Business Group. Foggie is vice president, project management leader, Northeast U.S., for Wells Fargo. Her team leads the design and construction of Wells Fargo office …

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M.S. in Surface Imaging Graduate Exhibition Opens Aug. 3

The M.S. in Surface Imaging program will hold the opening reception for its graduate exhibition on Friday, Aug. 3, from 4-8 p.m., at the Design Center. The culmination of students’ groundbreaking design work over the past year, the exhibition will …

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Jefferson Community and Trauma Counseling Program Hosts Conference to Address Childhood Trauma: KYW Newsradio

Jefferson’s Community and Trauma Counseling Program this week is hosting the second annual Philadelphia Trauma Training Conference, attracting an international audience of more than 450 health care professionals, educators, community members and others to better address trauma in children, KYW …

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Landscape Architecture Program Director Extols The Benefits of Greening Vacant Lots: The Philadelphia Inquirer

Greening vacant lots provides myriad benefits for local residents, Kimberlee Douglas, director of Jefferson’s landscape architecture program, said in a July 20 Philadelphia Inquirer story. “From her experience building parks in Philadelphia’s low-income neighborhoods, [Douglas has] seen them provide benefits …

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