Category Archives: Top Headlines

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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Fashionista Names Jefferson Fashion Among the World’s Best

Fashionista has just named the University’s fashion programs No. 7 in the world and No. 3 in the United States. This marks the best ranking ever for Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) fashion by the influential website. “The …

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Graphic Design Projects Explore Diabetes Prevention and Management

Pennsylvania’s Cambria and Somerset counties currently face a diabetes epidemic. Approximately 13 percent of adults in this area have type 2 diabetes, with 30 to 40 percent of adults classified as obese. To explore opportunities for intervention, graphic design communication …

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Fashion Pop-Up Shop Raises $2,600 for ChemoClothes Charity

The Kanbar Performance Space buzzed with holiday cheer as 100-plus University fashion merchandising and management students sold clothing, jewelry and accessories they designed and created. The items, including vintage button-up shirts, hair scrunchies, adjustable rings, scarves, chromatic crew necks and …

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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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Fantastical and Sustainable Fashion Takes Center Stage at Design X

Relying on unassuming items like plastic bags, dog bone treats, lentils, coffee filters and shoelaces, juniors in the fashion design problem-solving course exercised their creativity to develop new and often unusual solutions to answer the basic design problem of covering …

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Jefferson Researchers Find Hot Brew Coffee Has Higher Levels of Antioxidants Than Cold Brew

In a new study, researchers from Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) found chemical differences between hot and cold brew coffee that may have health impacts. In particular, the investigators discovered hot-brewed coffee has higher levels of antioxidants, which …

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Jefferson and Pitt Open Arlen Specter’s Senatorial Papers to the Public

Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) and the University of Pittsburgh opened Arlen Specter’s senatorial papers to the public in an Oct. 19 ceremony attended by University leadership, faculty, staff and students, as well as the late senator’s family. …

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JeffHOPE Celebrates 25 Years of Providing Care to City’s Homeless Community

In 1993, a group of Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) medical students opened a free clinic to serve homeless men at a safe haven established by Project HOME. Today, that clinic has evolved into JeffHOPE (Health, Opportunities, Prevention …

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Kay and Harold Ronson Health and Applied Science Center to Open Fall 2019

The University broke ground Oct. 5 on the Kay and Harold Ronson Health and Applied Science Center, a state-of-the-art health and science facility that will provide students with an ideal environment to learn and innovate. “When people drive by this …

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