Category Archives: Top Headlines

Jefferson Students Honored at 195th Commencement

Shouts, claps and the occasional air horn swirled around Philadelphia’s Kimmel Center as nearly 1,600 Thomas Jefferson University students received their degrees over two sunny days. “You have a choice,” says Jefferson President Dr. Stephen K. Klasko at the 195th Commencement. “You …

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Jefferson Class of 2019 Celebrated at Undergraduate Commencement

With smiles ear to ear, undergraduates walked, jumped and danced across the stage at Jefferson’s 195th Commencement. Hailing from 47 programs, over 750 students—from coast to coast and around the world—received their degrees at the joyous May 10 ceremony. Jefferson …

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Transdisciplinary Jefferson Team Shows Its Flower Power

Students’ creativity, talents and dedication bloomed at the perennially popular Philadelphia Flower Show. A transdisciplinary team from Kanbar College of Design, Engineering and Commerce worked with some 40 students from the city’s agricultural-focused W.B. Saul High School on their award-winning …

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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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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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