Monthly Archives: March 2019

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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Health Design Dean Bon Ku Says “Good Design Is Good Medicine”: Technical.ly Philly

Bon Ku, MD, assistant dean for health and design at Sidney Kimmel Medical College, told the 2019 Fortune Brainstorm Design meeting in Singapore this month that “making people healthier is a creative pursuit,” Technical.ly Philly reported March 20.  

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Jefferson Medical Students Learn Where They Will Do Their Residencies at Match Day: KYW Newsradio

Fourth-year students at Sidney Kimmel Medical College celebrated at Match Day 2019 as they learned where they will do their residencies and start their careers as physicians, KYW Newsradio reported March 15.

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On Cheerful Match Day, Jefferson Students Take Next Career Step

Connolly Auditorium erupted in cheers, hugs and tears of joy as Sidney Kimmel Medical College students tore open their envelopes in unison to reveal where they will complete their residencies. “All your emotions were bottled up,” said Gab Perrotti, moments …

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Interior Design Student Seeks to Destigmatize Mental Disorders in Award-Winning Project

Senior Narada Walters’ project of an interactive museum that examines mental disorders through introspection won first place in the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) PA/NJ/DE Student Design Competition. The interior design student said he wanted to “spark the destigmatization” of these …

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Jefferson Faculty Write on Sustainable Design and Senegalese Afro-Cuban Music in New Books

University faculty members wrote about their passions in a pair of recently released books. Rob Fleming, director of the MS in sustainable design program and the Salaman Family Chair in Sustainable Design, penned “Sustainable Design for the Built Environment”; and …

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Jefferson Women’s Hoops Are NCAA Tournament Bound: KYW

Jefferson’s phenomenal basketball season will continue in the NCAA Tournament, KYW reported March 11. The Rams earned an automatic bid to this year’s tournament by winning the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference, beating USciences, 74-73, in overtime. “When you walk in …

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Rams Punch Ticket for the NCAA Tournament

The women’s basketball team will head to the NCAA Tournament for the fourth time in the past five years after beating rival University of the Sciences, 74-73, in an overtime thriller in the CACC Championship. The No. 3 seed Rams, …

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