Monthly Archives: February 2019

Jefferson Launches Nation’s First Academic Department of Integrative Medicine

Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) has established a Department of Integrative Medicine and Nutritional Sciences, the first of its kind in academic medicine. Housed in Jefferson’s Sidney Kimmel Medical College, the new department formalizes the teaching of integrative …

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Computational Medicine Center Director Rigoutsos Using Big Data to Understand Disease: HPC Wire

Getting the answers to what causes some people to develop diseases and not others is driving the groundbreaking medical research being conducted by the Computational Medicine Center at Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University, HPC Wire reported Feb. 14. …

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Fashion Merchandising and Management Director Discusses Maternity Clothing Marketing Trends: Philadelphia Inquirer

Nioka Wyatt, director of Jefferson’s fashion merchandising and marketing program, explained how social trends have impacted the marketing of maternity clothing in a Feb. 10 story in The Philadelphia Inquirer. For one thing, women now celebrate, rather than hide, their …

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Couple Finds Love at Sidney Kimmel Medical College: AAMC News

Sidney Kimmel Medical College graduates Elise Campbell, MD, and Brad Bennett, MD, are among the many couples who have met in medical school, AAMC News reported in the story, “A Match Made in Medical School,” just in time for Valentine’s …

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Thomas Jefferson University and the Israel Innovation Authority Partner on $1 Million Healthcare Innovation Competition

To improve healthcare-related technology solutions around the world, Thomas Jefferson University has partnered on an international project where four Israeli companies will receive a total of $1 million toward research and development from the Israel Innovation Authority (IIA). The goal …

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Photographer Zoe Strauss to Speak at Jefferson March 5

Philadelphia conceptual artist and photographer Zoe Strauss will present the University’s annual Dietrich V. Asten Lecture on Tuesday, March 5. “Her moving photographs of her neighbors and neighborhood in South Philadelphia have graced not only the underpasses below I-95 but also the …

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Fashion Students’ Collections Shine at NYFW

With fashion industry leaders, media and influencers watching, a pair of University students showcased their work at the Designers’ Premier show as part of New York Fashion Week. Fashion design seniors Vanessa Fath and Allegra Pronesti shined as the only …

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Jefferson Researchers Found Hot Coffee May Be Better For Your Health, Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Jefferson researchers found that hot-brewed coffee has more beneficial antioxidants than the increasingly popular cold-brewed coffee, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Feb. 6. In their recent study, chemistry professors Niny Rao and Megan Fuller also found that acidity levels, which may …

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Jefferson Fashion Students Will Show Their Collections at New York Fashion Week: Philadelphia Inquirer

Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) fashion design students Allegra Pronesti and Vanessa Fath will show their collections during New York Fashion Week, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Feb. 6.

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Industrial Design Students Partner with Industry on Sprint Project

In the University’s annual industrial design sprint project, 22 student teams designed a flexible, wall-less interaction space guided by faculty and industry partner Sparks. Creative leaders from the global brand experience agency opened the week-long event with an overview of their …

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