Monthly Archives: November 2007

Biology Senior to Hold Book Signing for Recently Published Science Fiction Novel

Biology senior Shaheed Abdulhaqq will hold a book signing for his recently published science fiction novel, Type III, Thursday, Dec. 6 at 11:30 a.m. in The Kanbar Campus Center Living Room. Published by Pittsburgh publishing company Dorrance Publishing, Type III is …

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Dean Brookstein letter on textile safety in the Inquirer

David Brookstein, dean of the School of Engineering and Textiles and director of the Institute for Textile and Apparel Product Safety, wrote in a Nov. 30 letter to the Philadelphia Inquirer that the Institute is starting to find hazardous substances in clothing …

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Matt Baker award spotlighted in Advance for Physician Assistants

Advance for Physician Assistants reported in its Nov. 21 online edition that Matt Baker, dean of the School of Science and Health, received the Master Faculty Award at the recent meeting of the Physician Assistant Education Association.

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Fashion Merchandising Senior Featured in Commercial

Representatives from Wor-Wic Community College (WWCC), located on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, were on campus yesterday, Nov. 27, to film their new commercial that will feature Philadelphia University Fashion Merchandising senior Terrin Meiser. The WWCC campaign highlights students who …

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University Welcomes New Communications Specialist

A new communications specialist for the Department of Safety & Security, Jon Vigile, has joined Philadelphia University.  Vigile joins the Safety & Security staff, where he will directly supervise the University’s 24-hour Communications Center.  Allowing the Department to effectively monitor …

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Fifth-Year Architecture Major Finds Honors Program an Engaging Experience

Skylar Tibbitts ’08 has participated in the Honors Program since his freshman year. That was nearly five years ago when he arrived on campus to pursue a degree in Architecture. Over that time, his academic and design courses have meshed …

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Body Diversity fashion show featured on NBC10

Body Diversity: Everyone We Know is Beautiful, the Nov. 15  fashion show celebrating bodies of all shapes and sizes, was featured Nov. 21 on NBC10 in a segment on body image.  Natalie Weathers, associate professor of fashion industry management and one of the …

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Dean Brookstein talks about apparel safety on CNN’s Lou Dobbs Report

David Brookstein, dean of the School of Engineering and Textiles and director of the Institute for Textile and Apparel Product Safety, spoke about the safety of clothing and textile imports Nov. 23 on CNN’s Lou Dobbs Report.  Reporter Lisa Sylvester noted that Philadelphia University …

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University Welcomes Two New Staff Members

Philadelphia University welcomes two new staff members—Tanya Carbaugh, human resources generalist, and John Rebstock, resource development coordinator—to campus. Ms. Carbaugh comes to the University’s Human Resources Office with several years experience performing human resources duties in both corporate and non-profit …

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University Wins Big in First-Ever Ultimate Frisbee Tournament

Philadelphia University’s Ultimate Frisbee Team hosted its first-ever tournament for local school and club Frisbee organizations Nov. 17 on Ravenhill Athletic Field. An all-day event, the Ultimate Frisbee Tournament welcomed nearly 80 players from a variety of nearby universities and …

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