Monthly Archives: July 2015

NJ Industrial Design Student Creates for Target: Courier Post

Anthony Maladra and three other industrial design seniors created back-to-school products now available in Target stores nationwide, the South Jersey Courier-Post reported July 30. Maladra, of Medford, N.J., designed a graphic pegboard that he said utilizes wall space to create …

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Industrial Design Professor Mark Havens Captures Classic Shore Motels in Photos: The New York Times

Mark Havens, assistant professor of industrial design, has captured the classic kitschiness of mid-century motels in the Jersey shore towns of the Wildwoods in his photo series “Out of Season,” The New York Times reported July 26.  In 10 years of …

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PhilaU Industrial Design Students Score Space on Target’s Shelves: Philadelphia Inquirer

Four PhilaU industrial design students designed products for Target’s back-to-school line, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported July 28. The products are currently available online and in some 1,800 of the mass retailer’s stores. The students are seniors Nick Friez, Anthony Maladra, Chloe …

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PhilaU Industrial Design Students Design Back-To-School Products For Target

In collaboration with Target and product design firm Umbra, four Philadelphia University industrial design students are having their products manufactured and sold as part of the mega-retailer’s back-to-school line. Target announced the sale of the student designs, winners of a …

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Physician Assistant Studies Students Receive White Coats As N.J. Program Welcomes First Students

During a joyful ceremony last week, physician assistant studies students in the Class of 2016 donned their new white medical coats to mark the start of their clinical rotations. The 49 students were helped into their coats from their Class …

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Coach Magee Named One of 2015 Best Philadelphians: Philadelphia Magazine

PhilaU head men’s basketball Coach Herb Magee, who earned his 1,000th career victory this year, was named one of the 2015 “best Philadelphians” in Philadelphia magazine’s August issue.

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Physician Assistant Studies Students Mark Start of Clinical Work: Roxborough Review

PhilaU physician assistant studies students donned their new white medical coats at a July 16 ceremony marking the start of their clinical rotations, The Roxborough Review reported July 21. The 49 students in the class of 2016 were helped into …

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Strategic Design MBA Director Nixon Discusses Future of Work: Inc.

Stragetic Design MBA Director Natalie Nixon discusses the future of work, including the value of design thinking and collaboration, in an Inc. magazine article in which she interviews innovation strategist Heather McGowan, a former PhilaU assistant provost.

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PhilaU Hosts Regional $1 Million Basketball Tournament: Philadelphia Daily News, Comcast SportsNet, Syracuse Post-Standard

The Northeast Regional games in the $1 million Basketball Tournament were played at PhilaU this past weekend, reported The Philadelphia Daily News, Comcast SportsNet, Syracuse Post-Standard and others. The regional winners will advance to the finals in Chicago next weekend.

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GeoDesign Students Develop Sustainable Plans for Philadelphia Navy Yard

Seven Philadelphia University students working toward their M.S. in GeoDesign are developing plans for the future sustainable development of Philadelphia’s Navy Yard, the nation’s most successful commercial redevelopment of a former military facility. During a six-day charrette last month, the …

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