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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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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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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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Basketball Teams Sweep Doubleheader, Guerra Hits 1,000th Career Point

Both the men’s and women’s basketball teams continued their stellar seasons, sweeping a doubleheader over Wilmington (Del.) at the Gallagher Center on Wednesday. Junior Kylan Guerra became the 56th player in Rams’ history to reach 1,000 career points as Jefferson (14-6, 9-2 CACC) …

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Get My Job: Spotlight on Interior Design

In this new Jefferson Today series, Get My Job, we interview alumni from one of the University’s 160-plus undergraduate and graduate professional programs. The latest installment features Crystal Russell, a 2009 graduate of the B.S. in Interior Design program. How …

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‘Stable-to-Street’ Apparel Company Works with Jefferson Students to Bring Concept to Market

For PJ Sedgwick and Angela McCaffery, nothing beats bonding with your horse while connecting with other riders. The two met during riding jaunts and training sessions, and eventually, they ended up in the same barn as first-time horse owners. Their …

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With Collaboration in Mind, Renovated Research Space Unveiled in Alumni Hall

Highlighted by an open, flexible floor plan, the newly renovated, state-of-the-art research space on 4 East in Jefferson Alumni Hall will be a physical embodiment of the University’s research strategic plan. The culture at Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson …

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Jefferson Weinberg ALS Center Holds Open House

  The Jefferson Weinberg ALS Center hosted an open house last week where University research assistants, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows shared their ALS-related work with the public. Some 35 attendees heard presentations on the role of cellular stress in …

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