Monthly Archives: September 2015

PhilaU Launches First North American Design Factory: Roxborough Review

Philadelphia University launched the first North American Design Factory on Sept. 11, joining an international innovation network of 10 universities and one research institute, the Roxborough Review reported Sept. 16.

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Nexus Maximus 2015 Reflects Real-World Research and Development

How much sugar is in that soda you’ve just selected to accompany your evening meal? How many calories will it add to your day – and in what way will those calories impact your overall health? Over a long weekend, …

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Philadelphia University Launches first North American Design Factory, Joining Global Innovation Network

Philadelphia University launched the PhilaU Nexus Design Factory on Sept. 11, in collaboration with international partner Aalto University in Finland. It is the first Design Factory in North America. With the opening of the new Design Factory, Philadelphia University joins …

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Nexus Maximus 2015 Kicks Off With Healthcare Challenge

On Friday morning, some 330 students, including those from three international partner schools, kicked off Nexus Maximus 2015, taking a challenge from industry sponsor Johnson & Johnson to come up with innovative healthcare solutions from birth to college age. For …

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Industrial Design Student Nick Friez Designs for Target: Delaware County Daily Times

Industrial design senior Nick Friez’s innovative product to keep electronics handy at night was sold as part of Target’s back-to-school line, The Delaware County Daily Times reported Sept. 5. Friez was one of four PhilaU students whose designs were selected …

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PhilaU Coach Helps Spruce Up Iconic Belmont Plateau Course: Philadelphia Inquirer

On the last unofficial weekend of summer, several PhilaU graduates raced at the iconic Belmont Plateau course in Fairmount Park, which has been spruced up due to the efforts of PhilaU cross-country Coach Dave Thomas, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Sept. …

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PhilaU Students Win Top Awards in Design Competition

Philadelphia University graphic design communication and interactive design and media students earned gold and silver awards in the University and College Designers Association’s 45th annual design competition for their project Kanbar Selects, volume 1. In addition, an interdisciplinary team of …

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