Monthly Archives: November 2018

Jefferson Posts Second-Highest NCAA DII Academic Success Rate

Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) will be honored as part of the Presidents’ Award for Academic Excellence program for achieving a four-year Academic Success Rate (ASR) of 90 percent or higher. This is the eighth year of the …

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Women’s Basketball Coach Shirley Achieves 750th Career Win: KYW Newsradio

Jefferson head women’s basketball coach Tom Shirley last weekend won his 750th career victory as head coach, and number 600 at Jefferson, KYW Newsradio reported Nov. 12.

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Hot Coffee Delivers More Antioxidants Than Cold Brew, Jefferson Researchers Find: Reader’s Digest, Runner’s World, Medill Reports

Jefferson researchers Niny Rao, PhD, and Megan Fuller, PhD, found in a new study that hot-brewed coffee has more antioxidants, which are beneficial for health, than cold-brew coffee, according to news reports in Reader’s Digest, Runner’s World and Medill Reports.

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In Returning to the University, New Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach Joins Select Few

Stephanie Carideo, the new assistant men’s basketball coach, fondly calls the University her second home. As a decorated player for the Rams, she helped lead the women’s squad to the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Championship in the 2008-09 season, …

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Jefferson Launches M.S. in Historic Preservation Program

The University’s just-announced M.S. in historic preservation program focuses on the preservation, restoration, rehabilitation and adaptive reuse of historic buildings and sites, as well as revitalization strategies that value community assets. The program will launch fall 2019 at Jefferson (Philadelphia …

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Calling All Inventors with a U.S. Patent: Celebrate Your Success at Dec. 12 Ceremony

In 2013, Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) joined the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) and inducted its first group of members, consisting of current faculty and staff who were inventors on issued U.S. patents that were assigned to …

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Jefferson Launches First Combined University Middle States Commission on Higher Education Self-Study

Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) has launched its first combined University Middle States Commission on Higher Education Self-Study. The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education to conduct accreditation and pre-accreditation …

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Jefferson Collaboration Creates First International Medical Degree Program: Philadelphia Business Journal, PhillyVoice, Becker’s Hospital Review, La Repubblica and More

Thomas Jefferson University is collaborating with two prestigious Italian universities to offer the world’s first medical degree program that will enable graduates to practice in both the United States and the European Union, reported Philadelphia Business Journal, PhillyVoice, Becker’s Hospital Review and the …

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Jefferson Helps Launch World’s First International Medical Degree

Thomas Jefferson University, in collaboration with prestigious institutions in Italy, signed an agreement yesterday to launch the world’s first-ever dual-medical degree program, enabling a cohort of physicians to practice medicine in both the United States and the European Union. Under …

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Unconventional Materials in Experimental Designs on Parade at Jefferson: CBS3, 6ABC

Jefferson fashion design students used materials like mirrors, pipe cleaners and garbage bags in the unconventional Design X fashion show, CBS3 and 6ABC reported Nov. 8. Watch the CBS3 clip below, and read more about Design X here.

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