Monthly Archives: January 2019

Get My Job: Spotlight on Interior Design

In this new Jefferson Today series, Get My Job, we interview alumni from one of the University’s 160-plus undergraduate and graduate professional programs. The latest installment features Crystal Russell, a 2009 graduate of the B.S. in Interior Design program. How …

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‘Stable-to-Street’ Apparel Company Works with Jefferson Students to Bring Concept to Market

For PJ Sedgwick and Angela McCaffery, nothing beats bonding with your horse while connecting with other riders. The two met during riding jaunts and training sessions, and eventually, they ended up in the same barn as first-time horse owners. Their …

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With Collaboration in Mind, Renovated Research Space Unveiled in Alumni Hall

Highlighted by an open, flexible floor plan, the newly renovated, state-of-the-art research space on 4 East in Jefferson Alumni Hall will be a physical embodiment of the University’s research strategic plan. The culture at Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson …

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Jefferson Weinberg ALS Center Holds Open House

  The Jefferson Weinberg ALS Center hosted an open house last week where University research assistants, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows shared their ALS-related work with the public. Some 35 attendees heard presentations on the role of cellular stress in …

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Thirteen Medical Students Matched Into Ophthalmology Residency Programs

A record 13 Sidney Kimmel Medical College students matched into leading ophthalmology residency programs. For comparison, medical schools across the country generally send an average of two or three students into the competitive ophthalmology specialty, said Charles Pohl, MD, vice provost …

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Jefferson’s 2019 Innovation Engagement Speaker Series Kicks Off

Clinicians, researchers, nascent inventors, entrepreneurs, students and all curious minds will walk away with something of value during the 2019 Jefferson’s Innovation Engagement Speaker Series. The series runs every Thursday through April 11, focusing on local, regional and national perspectives. …

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Faculty Learn and Share Best Teaching Practices at Regional Education Conferences

As the spring semester began, over 30 faculty members attended the Faculty Conference on Teaching Excellence at Temple University and West Chester University’s Scholarship of Teaching, Learning and Assessment Conference. The Center for Teaching Innovation and Nexus Learning (CTiNL) at …

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Jess Kaminski is Key to Magical Women’s Basketball Season: KYW Newsradio

Senior guard Jess Kaminski is key to the Jefferson women’s basketball team’s season-long winning streak, KYW Newsradio reported Jan. 16. The Rams, now 18-0, are one of only five undefeated teams nationwide in NCAA Division II. Kaminski leads the Rams …

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Professor Emeritus Kleinbach Addresses Bride Kidnapping in Kyrgyzstan: Voice of America, Reuters

Sociology professor emeritus Russ Kleinbach, an expert on bride kidnapping in Kyrgyzstan, told Voice of America that some communities still see the practice as a tribal tradition, although the practice was outlawed in 2013. The story details continuing efforts to …

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Seven Ways a Jefferson Fashion Degree Sets You Apart

Studying fashion is more than just aesthetics. Fashion can push boundaries, challenge norms and change the world. The fashion design, fashion merchandising and management, and textile design programs at Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) cover everything from concept …

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