Monthly Archives: December 2009

Architecture graduate lauds Freedom by Design impact in Architect magazine

Architecture alumnus Troy Hannigan and PhilaU’s Freedom by Design (FBD) group, which does pro bono design and build work, was featured in Architect magazine, December 2009.   Hannigan and other student volunteers in PhilaU’s FBD chapter helped design a wheelchair ramp for Josh Skoog of Collegeville, Pa., who has …

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PhilaU to Receive $1.6 Million in New Funds for LEHP

Philadelphia University would receive $1.6 million in new funds for the Laboratory for Engineered Human Protection (LEHP) under a fiscal 2010 spending bill that received final Congressional approval early Saturday morning. President Obama is expected to sign the Department of …

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Ecoman and the Skeptic, PhilaU’s Green Radio Show, Receives CASE Award

Ecoman and the Skeptic, Philadelphia University’s green radio show, has received an award for “best practices in communications” from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), a national organization of communications, development and alumni relations professionals. Ecoman and …

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Happy Holidays from Philadelphia University

Happy Holidays from Philadelphia University! Check out our 2009 interactive holiday card designed by digital design students and faculty, in collaboration with Public Relations and the Office of Information Resources on campus. Users can view the card from President Stephen …

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PhilaU Professor Tackles U.S. Immigration Policy in New Book

Robert Koulish, Ph.D., associate professor and director of the Law and Society program, published a new book on immigration policy, Immigration and American Democracy: Subverting the Rule of Law, on Dec. 15 by Routledge Press. In the book, which focuses …

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PhilaU to Receive $600,000 for Textile Research and Science Laboratory Equipment from U.S. Spending Bill

The U.S. Congress has included $600,000 in the 2010 appropriations bill to support biomedical textile research and science laboratory equipment at Philadelphia University. The bill includes $500,000 for research and development of biomedical textile structures, including those that could be …

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MBA students help needy family through Operation Santa, 6ABC reports

Day M.B.A. students and graduate business Assistant Dean MarySheila McDonald, who adopted a needy family to help during the holidays through Operation Santa, were featured on WPVI-6ABC Dec. 8 at 6 p.m.  The MBA students bought toys, books, clothing and other gifts for …

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Dean Brookstein Guest at MAG Research Center Opening in Germany; Company led by Alumnus and Trustee Mo Meidar

Dr. David Brookstein, dean of the School of Engineering and Textiles, was a guest at the MAG Industrial Automation Systems Composites Research Center Grand Opening in Göppingen, Germany on Dec. 3. Mo Meidar ’70, Hon.D.’09, a member of the Philadelphia …

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May the Best Ram Win…Freshman Business Experience Includes Business Plan Competition

The Top Ram Business Plan Competition enters the final phase December 8 from 1 to 4:30 p.m. in The Tuttleman Center auditorium when finalists will present their business plans in front of a judging panel in hopes of winning the …

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Textile Design Exhibition on Display through Dec. 15 in the Kanbar Campus Center Living Room

Colorful and intricate knit, print and woven textile designs are on display through Dec. 15 at the Textile Design Exhibition in the Kanbar Campus Center Living Room. Undergraduate students Maria Scatena, Melissa Granum and Will Fritz, and graduate students Arpita …

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