Monthly Archives: April 2014

PhilaU Lauded as Top School for Design and for its Online Communications Program

PhilaU recently was named a top school for design by Graphic Design USA, which noted that “education is more important than ever as the lines between the studio and the classroom, the office and the academy, continue to blur.” The …

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NASA Announces Winning PhilaU Student-Designed Spacesuit: Bloomberg BusinessWeek

The public has voted –and selected “Technology” as the winning PhilaU student-designed spaceuit that will be produced by NASA, Bloomberg BusinessWeek reported April 30.  A team of PhilaU fashion design and engineering students worked with the U.S. space agency and …

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Pre-Medical Senior Libby Nichols Receives Fulbright Research Fellowship

As a varsity lacrosse player and pre-medical student, senior Elizabeth Nichols has long been interested in the neurological effect that traumatic brain injuries such as concussions can have on athletes. Now, as the recipient of a prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student …

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Philadelphia University Named Top Design School: Graphic Design USA

Graphic Design USA has named Philadelphia University a top design school, noting that “education is more important than ever as the lines between the studio and the classroom, the office and the academy, continue to blur.”  The mission of PhilaU’s …

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PhilaU Fashion Show Featured Beautiful Ensembles: The Philadelphia Inquirer

Beautiful ensembles and colorful sportswear came down the runway at Philadelphia University’s Fashion Show, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported April 30.  Student designers Jenna Hanson, Kristen Heun, Emily Ray, Katherine Voight, Kirsten Skillman, Jordan Milligan, Mellisa Ristine, Gabriela Canosa and Taylor …

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Innovative Leaders Honored at The Verizon Philadelphia University Celebration of Innovation Benefit Gala

Philadelphia University honored five accomplished leaders of innovation and recognized the year’s best student innovations at the Verizon Philadelphia University Celebration of Innovation Benefit Gala on April 26 at the Hyatt at The Bellevue in Philadelphia. “Innovation is not a …

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Graphic Design Student Wins National Design Competition Award

Graphic design communication senior Nadin Radwan received a merit award for student work in the 2014 HOW Promotion and Marketing Design Awards. Her entry, “Identity Generator,” is a tool to assist graphic designers with the selection of visually pleasing color …

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PhilaU-Philadelphia Academy of Municipal Innovation Fosters City Innovations: Huffington Post

Philadelphia University’s collaboration with the city of Philadelphia on the Academy for Municipal Innovation is designed to foster creative problem-solving in municipal governments, the Huffington Post reported April 28.  PhilaU Steve Blank Innovation Chair D.R. Widder noted that the executive-style …

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PhilaU Fashion Show Features Creative, Innovative Designs: WHYY Newsworks, Roxborough Review

Philadelphia University’s April 27 Fashion Show featured the best and most innovative of this year’s student fashion designs, reported WHYY Newsworks and The Roxborough Review.  PhilaU’s Fashion Show, according to the Review, “continues to stun.”  The stories featured student award …

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PhilaU to Retire Basketball Star Tammy Greene’s Number: The Times Herald

Philadelphia University will retire women’s basketball star Tammy Greene’s #14 on May 9, The Times Herald reported April 30. Greene averaged 26.1 points per game in 1993-94 to lead all DII scorers her senior season and was named national player …

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