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A Destination for Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing Education and Training, Jefferson Institute for Bioprocessing Opens

With the mission of providing state-of-the-art education and training in the fast-emerging field of biopharmaceutical processing, the Jefferson Institute for Bioprocessing (JIB) formally opened its doors May 31 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, tours and symposium. Biologics represent about 40 percent …

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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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Transdisciplinary Project Puts Children with Special Needs in the Driver’s Seat

Start your engines! The sounds of racing tires and cheers filled the Kanbar patio on a picture-perfect May morning, as a handful of young kids with special needs visited East Falls Campus to try out their unique ride-on cars. In …

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Jefferson Named a Top Graphic Design School by GDUSA Magazine

For the eighth year in a row, GDUSA magazine has recognized Jefferson as a top graphic design school. “Education is more important than ever as the lines between the studio and the classroom, the office and the academy, the university …

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New Athlete Health Organization of TJU to Keep Student-Athletes in the Game for Life

The Athlete Health Organization (AHO), which provides health screenings to student-athletes in underserved areas, is now a program under Jefferson’s Department of Family and Community Medicine. The not-for-profit, volunteer-driven organization has performed over 10,000 free, comprehensive sports physicals and delivers …

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Jefferson Undergraduates Achieve 95 Percent Employment, Grad School Success Rate

Jefferson alumni from the undergraduate class of 2018 have once again achieved an impressive employment and graduate school success rate of 95 percent, according to the Class of 2018 First Destination Report from the University’s Marianne Able Career Services Center. …

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Celebration of Innovation Recognizes Students, Alumni and Industry Leaders

Jefferson recognized alumni, industry leaders and students at the Celebration of Innovation, the University’s platform for advancing the importance of higher education and innovation, and the impact they have on the global economy. Some 350 people attended the May 8 event, …

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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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Three Rowers Walk in Special Commencement Ceremony

In likely the smallest commencement in the University’s long history, three students graduated May 9—the day before Jefferson’s main undergraduate ceremony at the Mann Center. The reason? The trio will be competing Friday and Saturday in the Jefferson Dad Vail …

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Master of Architecture Receives NAAB Accreditation

The National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB) has accredited Jefferson’s master of architecture (MArch) program. NAAB accreditation is the primary means by which professional degree programs in architecture assure quality to students and the public, and students must graduate from a …

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