Monthly Archives: August 2018

Bachelor of Architecture Program Earns NAAB Accreditation

Following two years of intensive review of curriculum and student work, including a major exhibition, the University’s bachelor of architecture program has earned an eight-year term of accreditation from the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB). The bachelor of architecture program …

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Jefferson and Monell Sign Agreement of Cooperation: Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Business Journal

Thomas Jefferson University and the Monell Chemical Senses Center announced that they have entered a formal agreement to collaborate on scientific programs, research, and clinical projects aimed at improving human health, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Aug. 30. The “year-long partnership …

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Jefferson’s Lambert Center Offers Cannabis Certificate Programs in Emerging Field: WNYC

The Lambert Center for the Study of Medicinal Cannabis and Hemp is offering new graduate certificate programs in cannabinoid pharmacology, cannabis medicine and cannabinoid chemistry and toxicology to further education and research in this fast-emerging field, WNYC reported Aug. 30. …

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Assistant Professor of Marketing Wins Best Paper Award at AMA Conference

Assistant professor of marketing Ryan Cruz has received the best paper award in the digital and social marketing track at the American Marketing Association (AMA) Summer Educator’s Conference in Boston. His research, “Language and Brand Personality on Social Media: An …

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Fashion Design Program Director Connelly Talks About Tennis Fashion Amid Catsuit Brouhaha: Philadelphia Inquirer

Sheila Connelly, fashion design program director, talked about tennis styles through the years in an Aug. 29 Philadelphia Inquirer story about the singular style of champion Serena Williams and the brouhaha over the catsuit she wore at the French Open.

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Jefferson and Monell Center Sign Agreement of Cooperation

The Monell Center and Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) announced today the signing of an Agreement of Cooperation, outlining how the two institutions will collaborate over the next year to develop joint scientific programs and clinical opportunities to …

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Pop-up Shop to Showcase Work of Student Entrepreneurs

Blackstone LaunchPad will kick off the fall semester with a welcome-back barbecue and entrepreneur pop-up shop on Thursday, Aug. 30. Over 25 students and alumni, as well as outside vendors, will sell their clothing, jewelry, art, photography, magazines, skin care …

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Work by Graphic Design Communication Professor Baseman on Display

Recently named an Educator to Watch by Graphic Design USA, Frank Baseman, graphic design communication professor at Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University), will have his work on display at the University of Delaware through Sept. 28. “Not Just Eye Candy” …

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Jefferson Collaborates With Lantern Theater Co. to Foster Empathy: Stat

Thomas Jefferson University’s partnership with Lantern Theater Company of Philadelphia is designed to foster empathy and tolerance in medical students and other healthcare professionals, Stat reported Aug. 24 in an article about professionalism.

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Jefferson Students Gear Up Motorized Car to Help Four-Year-Old Logan Get Around: NBC10

An interdisciplinary team of Jefferson students retrofitted a motorized car for four-year-old Logan Sharples, who has special needs, NBC10 reported Aug. 21. Students and faculty in industrial design, physical therapy, engineering and occupational therapy redesigned the car to enable Logan, …

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