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In Style: With Hundreds of Whimsical, Dramatic and Stunning Looks, Jefferson’s Fashion Show Dazzles

On the biggest night of the year for Jefferson’s fashion design students, 110 seniors, juniors and sophomores showcased their drive, creativity and talents under the bright lights of the Moulin at Sherman Mills. The University’s Annual Fashion Show on April …

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Hand-in-Hand: Industrial Design and Occupational Therapy Students Work Together to Solve Patient Needs

In the oldest continuously running transdisciplinary project on Jefferson’s East Falls Campus, the 21st annual Assistive Technology Collaboration paired dozens of MS in occupational therapy and BS in industrial design students together to show their innovative designs to help clients with special …

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Lawyer to Discuss Contemporary Families and Evolving Legal Recognition at Jefferson Lecture

Tiffany Palmer, Esq., will address contemporary families and evolving legal recognition as part of Jefferson’s Dietrich V. Asten Lecture Series on April 9. The founder and shareholder of Jerner and Palmer P.C. focuses her practice on LGBTQ family law, adoption …

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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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