Science and Technology

A Scientific Journey of Adaptation
From switching fields to studying microorganisms that live in extreme conditions to setting up a lab during the pandemic, a Jefferson researcher shares her story of persistence and creating opportunities for underrepresented scientists.
Using Innovation to Clean Up Plastic Pollution
Engineering students design solution to remove trash from the Schuylkill River.
How Do We Decolonize African Studies?
Creating a database of and elevating scholarship produced by African researchers.
How Can Mentoring Programs Improve Confidence of Adolescent Girls?
A novel approach for providing early support for overall physical and mental wellbeing for teenage girls.
University’s Global Reach Will Soon Extend Into Space
Thanks to the Jefferson Israel Center’s innovative relationship with Sheba Medical Center, four scientific experiments were selected for a 2022 mission to the International Space Station.
Sending Research to Space
Four projects from Thomas Jefferson University will become part of the first-ever private mission to the International Space Station.
Onward and Upward: Graduate Students Saluted at Commencement
See photos from the ceremonies for Sidney Kimmel Medical College and the Colleges of Life Sciences, Pharmacy, Population Health and Rehabilitation Sciences.
How Do Cultural Artifacts Reveal Truths About Societies?
Examining contemporary Italy through literature, film, and fashion.
Class of 2021 Honored at 197th Commencement
Speakers praise graduates for their spirit, determination and resilience in the face of the pandemic.
Growing the Next Generation of Therapies
As the first African American man admitted to the Jefferson Institute for Bioprocessing, Nafees Norris paves a path for others.
Celebrating the Class of 2021
Graduating students reflect on their time at Jefferson as they look ahead to bright futures.