Monthly Archives: June 2014

Students Immersed in Fashion and Textiles in Summer Workshop

For four days, 15 young fashion enthusiasts got a taste of Philadelphia University’s uniquely collaborative fashion and textile disciplines at this week’s Fashion and Textile Career Discovery Workshop. This afternoon, workshop participants will exhibit their work, including textile samples, garment …

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GeoDesign becomes a “need-to-know” for architects: Architect Magazine

Architects need to embrace the emerging field of geodesign through programs such as Philadelphia University’s M.S. in GeoDesign to meet the needs of the modern world, Architect magazine reported in its June issue. The magazine called geodesign one of the …

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DEC Center Earns LEED Gold Sustainability Certification

The DEC Center at Philadelphia University has become the second campus building in two years to earn LEED gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council, joining the Center for Sustainability, Energy Efficiency and Design in reaching this prestigious sustainability …

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Professor Les Sztandera Publishes Book on Computational Intelligence

Les Sztandera, Ph.D., professor of computer information systems, has published a new book designed to provide readers with the business analytics tools needed to arrive at innovative solutions in today’s competition business environment. “Computational Intelligence in Business Analytics: Concepts, Methods …

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PhilaU student designs for NASA spacesuit featured in UK: International Business Times, Mail on Sunday

PhilaU student designs for NASA’s new Z-2 series space suit were featured June 19 in the International Business Times and Mail on Sunday, both published in the U.K.  Two fashion design and one engineering student worked with NASA and ILC Dover …

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Sheila Connelly talks about trends in handkerchiefs: The Philadelphia Inquirer

Sheila Connelly, fashion design program director, talks about the fashion of handkerchiefs in a story about a new handkerchief business in The Philadelphia Inquirer June 23.  The resurgence of pocket squares for men may translate well for women’s styles, she …

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Fashion Design Alumni Debut Collections at Manayunk Pop-Up Shop

Three Philadelphia University fashion design alumni will debut their summer and pre-fall collections at a pop-up shop in Manayunk from June 25 to 29 presented by the Philadelphia Fashion Incubator at Macy’s Center City. The shop will feature hand-crafted garments, …

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Lady Rams Earn Prestigious Honors in Rowing and Women’s Lacrosse

Three Lady Rams—Mary Costello, Amy Robinson and Libby Nichols—finished the 2013-14 season with top honors in rowing and women’s lacrosse. PhilaU graduate student Mary Costello and rising junior Amy Robinson were named to the 2014 Division II Pocock All-America Team …

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PhilaU Students Study History, Politics and War on Recent European Trip

Listen to one of the student podcasts above. Sixteen PhilaU students got to learn first-hand about the history, culture and politics of several European countries during a study abroad short course to Germany, Bosnia and Croatia May 19 to June …

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PhilaU Graduate Students Team Up with Aalto University in Finland

At Philadelphia University, collaborating on high-profile projects is a way of life, and this past year graduate students in several programs spanned a distance of 4,188 miles to partner with Aalto University in Helsinki to achieve international solutions to some …

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