Monthly Archives: February 2013

Lilly Pulitzer Designer Danni Green ’04 Discusses Bringing Designs to Market

Students lined the aisles of the crowded media classroom this week to hear alumna Danni Green ’04 talk about her career as a fashion designer for Lilly Pulitzer and how she employs a practiced combination of artistry and marketing to …

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Nexus Learning Video Wins ‘Best of Show’ at Educational Advertising Awards

Philadelphia University received three awards in the 28th annual Educational Advertising Awards for exhibiting innovation, creativity and professionalism in the field of educational marketing and advertising, including “Best of Show” for the University’s Nexus Learning video, first shown at the …

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Frank Baseman among GD USA’s ‘Most Influential Graphic Designers Working Today’

Frank Baseman, program director of graphic design communication and associate professor at Philadelphia University, was recently recognized on a list of the “Most Influential Graphic Designers Working Today” by Graphic Design USA Magazine. This year’s list includes notable designers Milton …

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PhilaU to Host North American Materials Education Symposium March 12-15

Philadelphia University will host the fourth annual “North American Materials Education Symposium” (NAMES) from Tuesday, March 12 to Friday, March 15 in the DEC Center. The symposium will bring together leading educators to exchange ideas about all aspects of undergraduate …

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Interior Design Students Sweep Top Awards at IIDA Design Competition

Philadelphia University interior design students continued their impressive run of success in awards competitions this year with a clean sweep of first, second and third place at the 2013 International Interior Design Association (IIDA) Student Design Competition for the tri-state …

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PhilaU students weigh benefits of unpaid internships: The Philadelphia Inquirer

PhilaU students at a recent career fair on campus said they would be willing, reluctantly, to accept free internships, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported in a Feb. 24 story on unpaid internships.  Fashion merchandising student Jessica Stevenson said if an unpaid …

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DEC Center reflects academic innovation: Hidden City Philadelphia

The new DEC Center at Philadelphia was designed to reinforce the academic innovations of the Kanbar College of Design, Engineering and Commerce, Hidden City Philadelphia said in a Feb. 20 story.  PhilaU President Stephen Spinelli Jr., Provost Randy Swearer and …

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PhilaU research on flame retardants in car seats raised safety concerns: The Philadelphia Inquirer

A group of U.S. senators have called for closer scrutiny of the safety of flame retardants used in many everyday products, concerns that were raised in a 2008 study of childrens’ car seats by PhilaU researchers Jeffrey Ashley and David …

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PhilaU Mobile App Introduces Real-Time Shuttle Bus Tracking

To download or update the PhilaU App visit the App Store or Google Play. Tired of missing your ride to class? A new update to the PhilaU mobile app takes the guessing out of using on-campus transportation. The latest upgrade …

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PhilaU Students Exhibit Work at Philadelphia Center for Architecture

PhilaU architecture students are exhibiting their work as part of the Philadelphia Center for Architecture exhibit “Green, Urban, Glocal: Student Work from Philadelphia Architecture and Design Schools.” The exhibit runs through Friday, Feb. 22. Six team projects from the fifth-year …

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