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In line with our mission, all Office of Student Life and Engagement programs are only open to matriculated Jefferson students unless otherwise noted.  Thank you for your understanding.

Denim Day

April 27th

Denim Day is a campaign to bring awareness to sexual assault. Wear your denim on April 27 th to bring awareness to sexual assault.


SEPTEMBER

Friday, September 23, 2016, 6:30pm ~ Pre-show Jefferson Reception; 8pm ~ Curtain

The Ritz Theatre Company, Haddon Township, NJ

This comedy by Christopher Durang focuses on the theme of lost chances, characters struggling with aging and self-pity, and the Chekhovian theme of people's inability to communicate. Viewers will learn to identify with characters coping with the aforementioned issues and understand their struggles.

Free; Pre-registration required via EventBrite here.

For more information, please contact StudentLife@jefferson.edu.

Wednesday 9/28 @ 11am-6pm – Conrady Lobby, Hamilton Building

Thursday 9/29 @ 7am-1pm – Conrady Lobby, Hamilton Building

Fulfill your flu vaccination requirement, have some fun AND enjoy a healthy snack as a reward!  FREE, with valid Jefferson Student ID.

Students: Upload your flu documentation to Complio as soon as you can to help maintain your easy-to-access, complete vaccination record.  Requests for additional copies of flu vaccine documentation will now cost $10 per copy.

Please review the following regarding the mandatory influenza vaccination policy for all students:

  • All students who have direct patient care contact are required to undergo the annual seasonal influenza vaccination.
  • UHS provides the vaccine free of charge to all students.
  • Flu Fest will be held in the Conrady Lobby of the Hamilton Building.

    Join the Alliance & Fight Influenza - The Flu Awakens.  
    Join the fun and get your vaccine.
    Wednesday, September 28, 2016 from 11am – 6pm
    Thursday, September 29, 2016 from 7am – 1pm

      
  • A schedule of campus events (including Saturday hours) with times and locations will be available in the coming months on the UHS website, www.jefferson.edu/uhs
  • Students who opt to be vaccinated elsewhere must provide UHS with appropriate documentation of the vaccine. Appropriate documentation includes the brand, lot number, expiration date, date of administration and the provider’s information. The general email address to submit proof of vaccination is: jeffuhs@jefferson.edu
  • Religious and medical exemptions are considered. Requests for medical and religious exemptions must be submitted on the appropriate forms – available soon on the UHS website.  Please check the updated website, when available, for the appropriate deadlines.

OCTOBER

Monday, October 10, 6:30-8:30 PM

The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

Leonardo da Vinci was arguably the most creative person who ever lived. Exquisitely gifted in both arts and science, he practiced them as "a scientist of art and an artist of science." Five hundred years later, his anatomical drawings remain testimony to his unique way of engaging the world both artistically and scientifically. From pioneering the injection of molten wax into ventricles, to multiple views of specimens, to the recurrent use of cross-sections and cutouts, those drawings remind us of a brain that always thought in pictures. Yet, they also challenge us to understand what made Leonardo so creative. This may be especially worthwhile in times when medical education has been accused of hindering creativity.

About the Speaker

Salvatore Mangione, MD, is a clinician-educator with a long interest in Physical Diagnosis, Medical History and community service. His innovative programs and engaging teaching style have been recognized by multiple awards for clinical teaching, and his work has been featured in The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Wall Street Journal, BBC, CNN, NPR and Forbes. Dr. Mangione has been an invited speaker at many national and international meetings, especially in regard to the role of visual arts as a way to teach bedside observation. He is the author of the book Physical Diagnosis Secrets. Dr. Mangione received his MD summa cum laude from the Catholic University of Rome and trained in internal medicine and pulmonary and critical care medicine at the Medical College of Pennsylvania.

This event is part of Ciao Philadelphia 2016, a program of the Consulate General of Italy in Philadelphia.

Before the lecture, join a free Opening Drawing Session in the Mütter Museum of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia.

Registration is required and space is very limited; a Leonardo at 500 lecture ticket is required. Jefferson Students, register here via EventBrite.

Monday, October 10, 2016 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

The College of Physicians of Philadelphia - 19 South 22nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Join OSLE for a FREE Philadelphia Halloween Tradition!

Tuesday, October 13 ~ 7pm

Here's some information from the Eastern State Penetentiary Website:

First time attending Terror Behind the Walls? Here’s some helpful information:

Terror Behind the Walls is located inside the massive castle-like walls of Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia, PA. Now in its 25th year, Terror Behind the Walls is consistently ranked among the top haunted attractions in the country. You can get an idea of what to expect on our preview page.

Before visiting, be sure to check out the FAQ page. 

FREE - Pre-Registration required via EventBrite here.

**Important note** In the event you can no longer attend the program and you need to cancel, please inform the Office of Student Life and Engagement by Friday October 7 at the latest so your space may be made available to another student.  Any cancellations after 5pm on Friday October 7, or no shows will result in a $25 hold attached to your student account.

For more information, please contact the Office of Student Life & Engagement at
215-503-7743 or StudentLife@jefferson.edu.

See you in the cellblocks soon!

The Shroud of Turin: Medical and Scientific Evidence Behind the Burial Cloth and the Death of Jesus

Monday, October 17, 2016, 6-7:30 PM ~ Light refreshments to follow the talk

Foerderer Auditorium, 1025 Walnut Street, 2nd Floor

The Shroud of Turin is the alleged burial cloth of Jesus and one of the most studied artifacts in human history. Since its first historical appearance at the end of the 14th century it has baffled scientists, irritated skeptics and awed believers. Carbon dating from 1988 dated the linen to 1260-1390, yet recent evidence suggests that measurements were actually carried out on a medieval re-weave. In partnership with the Italian Consulate’s Ciao Philadelphia series, Dr. Sal Mangione will review the medical and scientific evidence behind the linen, and what this evidence can tell us about the death of Jesus.



Dr. Mangione is a clinician-educator at Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, where he runs the Physical Diagnosis course and the History of Medicine program. His innovative programs and engaging teaching style have been recognized with multiple awards for clinical teaching, and his work has been featured in The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Wall Street Journal, BBC, CNN, NPR and Forbes. Dr. Mangione has been an invited speaker at many national and international meetings, especially in regard to the role of visual arts as a way to teach bedside observation. He is the author of the book Secrets in Physical Diagnosis.

Free - Registration via EventBrite here.

For more information, please contact the Office of Student Life and Engagement
215-503-7743 or StudentLife@jefferson.edu

Tuesday, October 18 ~ 4pm and 7pm

In just about an hour and a half, an artist will guide you through a painting to create your own unique masterpiece. At the end of the night you will be amazed at what YOU created! Everything you need is provided: canvas, paints, and brushes

It's simple and completely stress free!
FREE. All supplies included.

SPACE IS LIMITED!  Pre-registration required via EventBrite. 

To Register for the 4pm Session, click here starting September 29.

To Register for the 7pm Session, click here starting September 29.

For more information, please contact StudentLife@jefferson.edu

Colin Carr, cello and Thomas Sauer, piano
Thursday, October 20th, 2016 - 8:00 PM
American Philosophical Society
427 Chestnut Street

Renowned cellist Colin Carr returns to PCMS for a recital with pianist Thomas Sauer, a highly sought-after soloist and chamber musician. In a wonderfully crafted program of pieces rarely (if ever) heard on our series, Carr and Sauer pair solo and duo works by two British composers. Of particular note is Thomas Adès’s Lieux retrouvés, a characteristically thrilling tour de force in which the writing for the cello reaches uncharted levels of virtuosity.

Britten: Cello Sonata in C Major, Op. 65
Adès: Traced Overhead for Solo Piano
Britten: Suite No. 3 for Solo Cello
Adès: Lieux Retrouvés

Reserve Free Tickets Online

The Other Place

Friday, October 28, 2016, 7:30pm ~ Curtain

Walnut Street Theatre Studio 3

The Other Place depicts a successful neurologist whose life is becoming unhinged. Her work life is unquestioned, but her home life is falling apart. Her mother died of a brain tumor at an early age. Could this happen to her, too? The play hits on themes of coping and the impact of illness on a person’s life.

Free; Pre-registration required via EventBrite here starting September 23.

For more information, please contact StudentLife@jefferson.edu.

Ghost Tour of Philadelphia ~ Saturday, 10/29 ~ 7:30pm

Just in time for Halloween, discover the secrets hidden in the shadows of America's most historic and most haunted city on a candlelight walking tour of Independence Park and Society Hill

Hear the haunting tales of the historic sites where our nation began, as a
costumed tour guide leads you along the quaint streets and secret gardens of
colonial Philadelphia. The stories we tell involve the likes of Ben Franklin and
his first library, William Penn’s plan for a “green country towne,” phantom
soldiers of Independence Hall, the Quaker ghost of Washington Square,
Philly’s Patriot Mayor, Rebecca Gratz, Bishop White and more!

FREE - Pre-Registration via EventBrite required here.

For more infromation, please contact StudentLife@jefferson.edu


NOVEMBER

Augustin Hadelich, violin and Pablo Villegas, guitar
Thursday, November 10th, 2016 - 8:00 PM
Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center
300 South Broad Street

Praised for his “gorgeous tone” (The New York Times), Augustin Hadelich is well placed in the top echelon of young violinists. He is joined by the dynamic guitarist Pablo Villegas, who has been lauded for putting “a warm, beautifully rounded guitar tone at the service of the music” (The New York Times). The recital they have put together has Hadelich and Villegas performing several works together, including pieces by Piazzolla, de Falla and Biber. Interspersed are solo works: Villegas in Rodrigo’s Invocación y Danza and Dyen’s Tango en skai, and Hadelich in Ysaÿe’s monumental Sixth Solo Violin Sonata. The program concludes with the duo performing one of Paganini’s most beloved compositions, Mosè Fantasia, a dazzling set of variations on Dal tuo stellate from Rossini’s Moses in Egypt.

de Falla: Cinco Canciones Populares Españolas
Rodrigo: Invocavión y Danza (Hommage a M. de Falla)
L. Palomo: Duo [Philadelphia Premiere]
Ysaÿe: Sonata for Solo Violin, Op. 26, No. 6
Dyens: Tango en skai
Piazzolla: Histoire du Tango
Sarasate: Romanza Andaluza, Op. 22
Paganini: Mosè Fantasia

Reserve Free Tickets Online

Paint the Revolution: Mexican Modernism, 1910-1950  

Friday, November 11, 2016, 6pm

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Join Michael Angelo, University Archivist, for a guided tour and discussion of Paint the Revolution: Mexican Modernism, 1910-1950. From the start of the Mexican Revolution to the aftermath of World War II, artists and intellectuals in Mexico were at the center of a great debate about their country’s destiny. The exhibition tells the story of this exhilarating period through a remarkable range of images, from masterpieces by Diego Rivera, José Clemente Orozco, David Alfaro Siqueiros, Frida Kahlo, and Rufino Tamayo to transfixing works by their contemporaries Dr. Atl, María Izquierdo, Roberto Montenegro, Carlos Mérida, Manuel Álvarez Bravo, and many others. 

Free; Pre-registration required via EventBrite here starting October 24.

For more information, please contact StudentLife@jefferson.edu.

A Monster Calls - TBD

Date/Time - TBD

The film A Monster Calls features a boy who struggles to cope with the consequences of his mother’s terminal cancer. The boy is repeatedly visited in the middle of the night by a monster who tells stories. The monster eventually helps the boy cope with his mother’s illness and come to grips with her demise.

For more information, please contact StudentLife@jefferson.edu.

Join OSLE and your fellow classmates for a FREE Thanksgiving-style meal before heading off to break!

Tuesday, 11/22/16, 5pm ~ Conrady Lobby, Hamilton Building

For more information, please contact StudentLife@jefferson.edu

The Jefferson Community is cordially invited to the:

Opening Reception of the Jefferson Art Show
Monday, November 30
5:00 p.m.
Conrady Lobby, Hamilton Building

For more information, please contact StudentLife@jefferson.edu

Jefferson faculty, students and staff are encouraged to display drawings, photographs, paintings, textiles, or jewelry in the Jefferson Art Show.

Monday, November 28 – Friday, December 2
Conrady Lobby, Hamilton Building

The Jefferson Community is cordially invited to the:

Opening Reception
Monday, November 28
5:00 p.m.
Conrady Lobby, Hamilton Building

Jefferson faculty, students and staff interested in submitting artwork for this show must complete a Liability Release Form, available soon in The Office of Student Life and Engagement, Room 105, Jefferson Alumni Hall. Please note – this is not a juried show.

For questions or additional information, please contact The Office of Student Life and Engagement at 215-503-7743 or visit The Office of Student Life and Engagement website at Jefferson.edu/programs

Sponsored by The Office of Student Life and Engagement and University Art Committee.


DECEMBER

The AIDS Memorial Quilt

Thursday, December 1, 2016, WORLD AIDS DAY, 12pm-6pm

Hamilton Lobby

A portion of the AIDS Memorial Quilt will be displayed in Hamilton Lobby during the week of November 28-December 2. Throughout its 25-year history, the Quilt has been used to fight prejudice, raise awareness and funding, and as a means to link hands with the global community in the fight against AIDS. Whether the Quilt is displayed as a single section in an elementary school or as 1,000 blocks on the National Mall in Washington, it provides balm for the painful wounds of grief, pours oil into the waters made turbulent by controversy, opens eyes that refuse to see, and enlists every person who experiences it to play a role in stopping the pandemic.

For more information, please contact StudentLife@jefferson.edu.

Friday, December 2, 2016

7:00pm reception ~ 8:00pm curtain ~ Wilma Theatre

Starting at 7pm, we invite you to a complimentary reception with delectable bites and enjoy a selection of FREE beverages! 
Right before curtain, refresh your beverages - Jefferson guests can bring them into the theater to enjoy during the show. After the show, we’ll have more free beverages for you at the theater and a chance to meet members of the cast!

Performed worldwide, this semi-autobiographical, tour de force performance comes from Lebanese-Canadian artist Wajdi Mouawad, whose play Scorched was a hit at the Wilma in 2009. Seuls uses stunning imagery and physicality to tell the powerful story of a man who, as a child, moved to a new country from his home to escape civil war. As he loses himself in a new context and language, he soon realizes that his childhood emigration has begun to compromise his own sense of self—along with his capacity for happiness. Over the course of his performance, the character overcomes his self-doubt and finds release through color, sensation, and dream.

Performed in French with projected English titles.

"[Mouawad] works his way into the depths of your soul... the latest piece by this native Lebanese artist had the effect of an exploding bomb." —Le journal de Montreal

FREE. Pre-Registration required via EventBrite here starting on October 31

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 ~ 5pm

Center Atrium, Jefferson Alumni Hall

Take a break from studying for finals to de-stress!  Join OSLE for a FREE late night breakfast, some board games, art therapy with fun adult coloring books and everyone's favorite, THERAPY DOGS from Tri-State K9 Crisis Response Team.

For more information, please contact Student Life@jefferson.edu

Ongoing


STUDENT LOCKERS APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE STARTING MONDAY, June 6, 2016

Please click here for additional information about Summer Student Lockers.

Visit the Office of Student Life and Engagement in Jefferson Alumni Hall, Room 105
or call (215) 503-7743

For more information, please contact the Office of Student Life and Engagement
at (215) 503-7743 or visit us in Room 105, Jefferson Alumni Hall.