Monthly Archives: March 2010

Senior Malcolm Ingram Receives Fulbright Grant Notification to Study in Argentina

Malcolm Ingram, a senior international business major from Philadelphia and a star member of the PhilaU men’s basketball team, has received notification that he will be awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student Program Grant. He intends to study for nine months …

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‘That Takes Ovaries’ Production April 6

The PhilaU Women’s Resource Committee and the Campus Activities Board present That Takes Ovaries, an international, interactive celebration of gutsy and courageous women, on Tuesday, April 6 at 7 p.m. in The Kanbar Campus Center Performance Space. The event is …

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Third PhilaU Car Show Sat., April 17 to Benefit the March of Dimes and the Philadelphia Police Survivors Fund

PhilaU’s NXT Generation Car Club presents the Third Annual Philadelphia University Car Show on Saturday, April 17 from Noon to 3 p.m. on the Ravenhill Parking Lot. Proceeds from the show will benefit the March of Dimes Foundation and the …

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Philadelphia’s Local Food Economy to be Addressed at Upcoming Sustainability Panel Wed., April 14

Concerned about your diet’s carbon footprint? Interested in the advantages of locally grown food? These topics and more will be addressed in a panel discussion, “From Farm to City: Building Philadelphia’s Local Food Economy,” on Wednesday, April 14, from 7 …

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Rowing Varsity 4 Takes First Over Princeton and MIT March 27

PhilaU’s women’s rowing team didn’t let the cold conditions on Lake Carnegie in New Jersey stop them from picking up a first-place finish in the Varsity 4 race over Princeton and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) on Saturday, March 27. …

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FAME Trunk Show to Benefit Relay For Life

PhilaU’s Fashion Apparel Management Experience (F.A.M.E.) will host a Trunk Show in The Kanbar Campus Center Performance Space on Thursday, April 1 from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. The show will include designer boutiques Octavio Miles Boutique and Three Sirens …

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Fashion Design senior Rachel Wendling featured in examiner.com

Rachel Wendling, whose long, intricately designed gowns will be vying for a spot on the PhilaU Fashion Show runway, was featured March 29 on examiner.com.  Wendling’s work is “impressive, glamorous, and distinguishly unique,” according to the story, one in a …

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FYE Summer Reading at PhilaU goes Graphic with ‘The Complete Persepolis’

Marjane Satrapi’s The Complete Persepolis has been selected as the 2010 First Year Experience (FYE) Summer Reading Program book for incoming freshmen. The Complete Persepolis, accompanied by a brief text, is both a poignant and humorous memoir of Satrapi’s childhood …

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Coach Herb Magee to be Honored by Philadelphia 76ers on Tuesday, March 30

Philadelphia University Coach Herb Magee, who recently became the #1 NCAA men’s basketball coach in history, will be honored by the Philadelphia 76ers on Tuesday, March 30 at 7 p.m. Magee won his 903rd career game on Feb. 23, passing …

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Elizabeth Ives, fashion design faculty, talks about stripes in The Philadelphia Inquirer

Professor Elizabeth Ives, who teaches fashion history, talked about the role of stripes in fashion in a March 24 Philadelphia Inquirer story.

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