Monthly Archives: March 2019

Event Explores Creating Inclusive, Smart and Healthy Cities

The interrelationships of urbanization, technological innovation, demographic trends and population health fused at the Philadelphia Fellowship on Inclusion and Equity Symposium and Smart and Healthy Cities Forum. “Smart cities are a new paradigm in the development of urban areas with …

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In Support of Heart Health, Fashion Students Rock the Red Runway

With influences ranging from heartbreak and renewed strength, the stained glass of gothic cathedrals and the circulatory system, 27 fashion design students showcased their red dresses as part of the American Heart Association’s (AHA) Rock the Red Runway fashion show …

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Legendary Shoe Designer Stuart Weitzman Recounts Secrets of His Success on Campus Visit

When renowned designer and entrepreneur Stuart Weitzman launched his eponymous shoe company, he quickly realized he had to separate himself in an already saturated, cutthroat business. “Here I am, a new guy on the block,” he said in front of …

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Jefferson Giving Day Celebrates Generosity of University Community

In a new 24-hour fundraising event, Jefferson Giving Day on Thursday, April 4 will celebrate the generosity and philanthropic impact of the Jefferson community. “Every gift makes Jefferson a university of opportunity for students,” said Julia Gelman Barr, director of employee giving in the Office of …

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Join Jefferson at the Philadelphia Science Festival

Prepare to get nerdy. The upcoming Philadelphia Science Festival celebrates the region’s strength in science, technology, engineering and math, featuring activities that will educate, inspire and engage people of all ages. To demonstrate the importance of STEM and showcase the …

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Jefferson Technical Director Explains the Significance of Philly’s New $50 Million Esports Arena

Comcast Spectacor and the Cordish Companies just announced it will build a $50 million esports complex in South Philadelphia. Billed as a first-of-its-kind venue, the arena will seat 3,500 people and its primary tenant—the Philadelphia Fusion esports franchise—is one of …

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Jefferson Designers and Developers Mentor Coded by Kids Students

When Sylvester Mobley was a kid, he used to visit Jefferson with his father as he did rounds in the hospital as the director of pediatric intensive care. It was a way for the two to spend time together, and …

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Firms Conduct Record Number of Interviews at Design Expo

Nearly 100 leading design firms conducted a record 1,150-plus interviews at the University’s annual Design Expo. The event allowed over 350 sophomore, junior and senior design students, fourth- and fifth-year architecture students, and graduate students to discuss internships and full-time …

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Population Health Advances Highlighted at Colloquium

Healthcare providers and payers, pharmaceutical executives and representatives from technology and solutions companies, academia and the government joined together this week at Philadelphia’s Loews Hotel to help transform care and highlight advances in population health. At the 19th Population Health …

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Alumnus and Fulbright Scholar Named Interim President of African American Chamber: The Philadelphia Tribune

Malcolm Ingram ’10, a business alumnus and winner of a U.S. Fulbright U.S. Student Grant to study globalization in Argentina, has been named interim president of the African American Chamber of Commerce of Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware, The Philadelphia …

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