Monthly Archives: March 2013

Coach Herb Magee mentioned as top shot doctor: ESPN

Hall of Fame men’s basketball coach Herb Magee was highlighted as a top shot doctor in an ESPN story on Florida Gulf Coast University coach Andy Enfield, who led his team to an upset of No. 2 seed Georgetown in …

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Carson Kressley Will Give 2013 Undergraduate Commencement Address

Emmy Award-winning fashion celebrity Carson Kressley will address undergraduate students at Philadelphia University’s 129th Commencement on Saturday, May 11.  At the ceremony, Kressley will be awarded the honorary degree Doctor of Humane Letters. Throughout his career as a television star, …

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Mark Sunderland, textile engineer, on Lululemon yoga pants recall: Bloomberg Businessweek, Seattle Times and Fashionista

Mark Sunderland, PhilaU textile engineer, said Lululemon’s supply chain may not have kept up with the company’s growth, leading to recalls this week of the firm’s popular yoga pants, which were deemed too sheer, reported Bloomberg Businessweek on March 18.  Sunderland …

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PhilaU Explores the Future of Higher Education in Transformation Imperative Finale

What do Zipcar, hacking and the Occupy movement have to do with the future of higher education? Philadelphia University will explore the possibilities in the finale of The Transformation Imperative series on Wednesday, March 20 and Thursday, March 21. New …

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PhilaU Performance Apparel Expert Mark Sunderland on Lululemon Recall

Mark Sunderland, PhilaU textile engineer and performance apparel expert, said this week’s highly publicized recall of Lululemon’s basic yoga pants is “unusual,” given the firm’s reputation and place in the active lifestyle apparel market. Nonetheless, social media sites and news …

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PhilaU to Honor Designer Nicole Miller at Fashion Show: Philadelphia Inquirer

New York-based designer Nicole Miller will receive the 2013 Spirit of Design Award at the Philadelphia University Fashion Show on April 27, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported March 18.  “She is an inspiration and role model for our students, who are …

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Nicole Miller to be honored at PhilaU Fashion Show: Women’s Wear Daily

Acclaimed designer Nicole Miller will receive the Spirit of Design Award at the Philadelphia University Fashion Show April 27, Women’s Wear Daily reported March 18.  “She is an inspiration and role model for our students, who are the next generation …

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PhilaU Team Helps Build Habitat for Humanity Home Over Spring Break

A group of 15 students and staff from Philadelphia University are spending spring break at a construction site in Freeport, Maine, helping to build homes for three needy families as part of a volunteer project with Habitat of Humanity. For …

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PhilaU Faculty Research Discovering Improved Teaching Methods

As an institution that prides itself on being innovative, Philadelphia University works hard to do more than pay lip service to improving what goes on in the classroom. By leading a wide range of recent research on ways to improve …

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Nicole Miller and Innovative Leaders to be Honored at 2013 Evening of Innovation

Philadelphia University will present acclaimed designer Nicole Miller with the 2013 Spirit of Design Award at the Philadelphia University Fashion Show on Saturday, April 27, at 7 p.m. at the Academy of Music. Following the Fashion Show, the Leader of …

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