Monthly Archives: April 2009

Industrial Design students and their winning chairs featured in Interiors & Sources

Industial Design students whose innovative chairs were winners of this year’s Wilsonart Challenges student design competition were featured in the April issue of Interiors & Sources magazine.  Aodh O Donnell won the competition with his Armadillo chair, and Julianne Magliaro, Jeffrey Steel, …

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PhilaU Fashion Show featured on NBC10

Philadelphia University’s Fashion Show, featuring the best of this year’s student designs, was featured April 30 on NBC10′s news at 6 a.m.

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First Annual Alumni Weekend ‘Celebrating the Past, Creating a Tradition!’ May 15-17; RSVP Due Friday, May 8

Philadelphia University’s first annual Alumni Weekend will be held Friday, May 15 to Sunday, May 17. The inaugural weekend of activities, with the theme “Celebrate the Past, Creating a Tradition,” will feature a series of exciting events for alumni and …

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Dean David Brookstein Testifies to Senate Subcommittee on Formaldehyde in Textiles

David Brookstein, dean of the School of Engineering and Textiles and executive director of the Institute for Textile and Apparel Product Safety (ITAPS), testified before a Senate subcommittee Tuesday, April 28, on the need for research into the possible health …

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Alumnus William Calvert to Receive Spirit of Design Award at University’s Annual Fashion Show Thurs., April 30

William Calvert ’91, acclaimed fashion designer, will receive the 2009 Spirit of Design Award at the Philadelphia University Annual Fashion Show Thursday, April 30, at the Academy of Music at 7:30 p.m.  Preshow entertainment by the African dance and drum …

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Women’s Lacrosse Wins Inaugural CACC Championship 11-9 over #1 Seeded Georgian Court

The #2 seeded Philadelphia University women’s lacrosse team (10-7, 8-2 CACC) won the inaugural Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Women’s Lacrosse Championship 11-9, knocking off the #1 seeded Georgian Court University Lions (15-3, 10-0 CACC) Sunday, April 26. The Lady …

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Men’s Tennis Clinch Inaugural CACC Team Championship; Torroella-Cruz Singles Champion, Wins Doubles with Sgouros

Philadelphia University’s Men’s Tennis team swept the inaugural Central Athletic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Champions, winning the team trophy, singles and doubles championships. The men’s tennis team (18-7, 10-0 CACC) dismantled the University of the Sciences Devils in a 5-0 win …

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Information Resources Presents Lecture on iPhone Basics

The Office of Information Resources (OIR) will host a lecture “iPhone Basics: Getting Connected On and Off Campus” on Tuesday, April 28 from noon to 1 p.m. in The Kanbar Campus Center Performance Space. Attendees will learn how to configure …

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Second Annual D. Walter Cohen Asclepius Career Day Offers Insights into Medical Professions

The second annual D. Walter Cohen Asclepius Career Day offered Philadelphia University Pre-Medical Studies majors insights, advise and tools to prepare them for the various careers and graduate/medical programs available. The Career Day opened with a short talk from the …

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Philadelphia Rolls Out Recycling Trucks Decorated with Textile Patterns from The Design Center’s Collection

The City of Philadelphia today unveiled 10 recycling trucks decorated with bright, bold graphics inspired by the historic textiles collection of The Design Center at Philadelphia University. Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter presided over an Earth Day ceremony today in Center …

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