Life at Jefferson

Meet Keith Prewitt, Jefferson’s VP of Enterprise Public Safety and Security
“Every day is a training day, regardless of your tenure, title or scope of responsibility,” says the former Secret Service deputy director.
Inspiring the Next Generation of Physicians: Black Men in White Coats
A new student organization at Sidney Kimmel Medical College aims to improve health outcomes and inspire future Black physicians.
23 Memorable Jefferson Moments for 2023
The Nexus looks back at some of the biggest stories from the past year.
Empowering Dreams: Event Celebrates Jefferson’s First-Generation Students
The University aims to foster community, resources and recognition.
Tom Shirley Announces Retirement From Athletic Director Role
While leaving this role, Shirley will remain head coach of the women’s basketball team.
Why I Read Poems: A Defense of a Misunderstood Genre
Poetry shows the ways words connect us and can be a creative outlet for students in any major.
My Coming Out Story
“It’s important to acknowledge the cost of living authentically,” says the JeffLGBTQ+ president.
Fashioning Future Careers With Real-World Experience
Summer internships help students carve out their careers in fashion merchandising.
Jefferson Welcomes New Students at Convocation
Ready for the next chapter, over 920 undergraduates join the University family.
Engaged, Determined and Curious, Dr. Susan Aldridge Begins Her Tenure as Interim University President
The accomplished higher education leader plans to cultivate the best of Jefferson.
On a Path With Purpose, Med Students Receive Their White Coats
The Sidney Kimmel Medical College Class of 2027 sets off in a special ceremony.