Monthly Archives: December 2012

New MS in Geodesign featured in ASLA newsletter

PhilaU’s new M.S. in Geodesign was highlighted in the most recent newsletter of the American Society of Landscape Architects Pennsylvania and Delaware chapters.

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Happy Holidays from PhilaU

As we look back on one of the most inspiring years in Philadelphia University history, we wish you a happy holidays and look forward to a new year filled with exciting possibilities. Happy Holidays from Philadelphia University! Classes will resume …

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PhilaU coach Herb Magee holds NCAA wins records: ESPN.com

PhilaU men’s basketball coach Herb Magee holds the NCAA record for most wins at one school and most wins at one’s alma mater, ESPN.com reported Dec. 17 in a story about Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim playing for his 900th win …

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Trustee Bill Whitmore talks about security business in The New York Times

Bill Whitmore, chair of PhilaU’s Board of Trustees, talked about his role as president, CEO and chairman of AlliedBarton Security Services and his business education at Philadelphia University, in a Dec. 16 article in The New York Times.

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PhilaU Architecture Students Design and Install Innovative Dorm Privacy Partitions at Women of Change Shelter

Lending their time, tools and expertise on a recent Saturday, Philadelphia University architecture students and faculty installed new privacy partitions designed specifically for Women of Change Safe Haven shelter, which serves chronically homeless and mentally ill women in Philadelphia. With …

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Art in the Age Hosts Holiday Printing Workshop with Historic PhilaU Textiles

Sarah Moore, collections curator of The Design Center at Philadelphia University, will lead a festive workshop for the Old City gallery Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction on Thursday, Dec. 13. The holiday printing workshop will display an assortment …

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Slideshow: Textile Design Students Display Impressive Work in Graduate Exhibition

Students in the graduate and undergraduate textile design programs displayed the best of their student work in the 2012 Textile Design Graduation Exhibition on Dec. 7. The exhibit included colorful and intricate knit, print and woven patterns by Lea Illum, …

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Design and Engineering Students Collaborate on Fashion-Forward Space Suits for ILC Dover

So you’re planning a trip to space and you haven’t a thing to wear? Fashion design and mechanical engineering students collaborated to solve an unusual problem for ILC Dover, an American engineering company that specializes in the design of space …

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Slideshow: Graphic Design Students Inspire Volunteers for Big Brothers Big Sisters

Senior students in the Graphic Design VII Systems Design Integration course presented their work on Dec. 6 for a project sponsored by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southeastern Pennsylvania. The students created a comprehensive campaign for their client, including materials …

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PhilaU part of Blackstone LaunchPad initiative to boost business start-ups: Philadelphia Business Journal

Philadelphia University and local partners Temple University and University City Science Center were selected to participate in The Blackstone Charitable Foundation’s newest LaunchPad initiative to promote entrepreneurship and boost start-ups among students and alumni, the Philadelphia Business Journal reported Dec. …

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