Monthly Archives: March 2016

Prof. Tiemeyer’s Research on Patient Zero and AIDS Cited in Toronto Globe and Mail

Research by Phil Tiemeyer, Ph.D., associate professor of history, about so-called Patient Zero and the spread of AIDS in the U.S. was cited in a March 9 story in the Toronto Globe and Mail. In his book, “Plane Queer: Labor, Sexuality and …

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PhilaU Men’s Basketball Headed to NCAA Tournament for 35th Time: CBS Philly

Philadelphia University’s men’s basketball team is heading for the NCAA tournament for the 35th time, CBS Philly reported March 10. That is the second most all-time tournament appearances in Division II, 29 of them “under the watchful eye of Hall of …

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PhilaU Architecture Student Wins First Place in Stewardson Competition

Fifth-year architecture student Ryan Thompson has won first place in the prestigious John Stewardson Competition in Architecture. Thompson was awarded a $10,000 scholarship to travel abroad for his first-place win in the 116th annual competition. “The Stewardson competition is the …

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PhilaU Men’s and Women’s Basketball Teams Advance in NCAA Tournament

The Philadelphia University men’s and women’s basketball teams have advanced to the NCAA Division II East Region Tournament. The women’s team, which won the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) championship on Saturday, received the No. 3 seed and will face No. 6 …

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PhilaU M.S. in User Experience and Interaction Design Ranked Among Tops in Nation

Philadelphia University’s M.S. in User Experience and Interaction Design has been ranked among the top UX design graduate programs in the nation by Value Colleges. PhilaU’s graduate program was ranked #32 of the top 50 best value programs for 2016, …

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PhilaU Specter Archive Now Available to Public: Philadelphia Inquirer

A significant portion of Philadelphia University’s historic archive donated by Sen. Arlen Specter is now available to the public, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported March 1. About one quarter of some 2,000 boxes of historic documents and memorabilia donated by Specter …

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Philadelphia University Releases Noteworthy Portions of Specter Archive

The Arlen Specter Center for Public Service at Philadelphia University and the University of Pittsburgh have made a significant amount of Sen. Specter’s legislative records available for researchers and the public. The newly released materials include legislative documents relevant to …

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Prof. Christofferson To Discuss American Revolution at Valley Forge National Park

Susan Christofferson, Ph.D., associate professor of economics and finance, is giving a talk Tuesday, March 1, on the American Revolution and economic analysis, discussing how misguided policies contributed to the tragedy at Valley Forge and how they impact events even today. …

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