Monthly Archives: April 2016

Women’s Wear Daily: PhilaU Fashion Show Celebrates Obey Clothing’s Ternosky and Student Designers

Philadelphia University’s annual Fashion Show honored Obey Clothing designer Mike Ternosky and the most creative and innovative student fashion and textile designs of the year, Women’s Wear Daily reported April 22. The article, printed below, featured student designers Cassie O’Toole, …

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Philadelphia University 2016 Fashion Show Dazzles and Delights

With influences as diverse as Japanese woodblock printing, prairie life during the turn of the 19th century and marble paneling found in Rome, the works of 110 student designers hit the runway April 21 for Philadelphia University’s annual Fashion Show. …

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Center for Teaching Innovation and Nexus Learning Director Jeff Ashley Studies Pollutants in the Chesapeake Bay

Jeff Ashley’s recently published research in the journal Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management comes after 16 years in the making. The director of Philadelphia University’s Center for Teaching Innovation and Nexus Learning went to grad school at University of Maryland’s …

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OTD Student Wins $10,000 HRSA Prize to Bridge ‘Word Gap’

In the first three years of life, children of low-income families hear an astounding 30 million fewer total words compared to their more affluent peers, studies show. As a result of the word disparity, these children frequently have weaker vocabulary …

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PhilaU Takes First- and Second-Place Prizes in DOE Race to Zero Student Design Competition

In the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Race to Zero Student Design Competition, teams from Philadelphia University won first place in the Attached Urban Housing category and second place in the Suburban Single Family category. The awards were announced April …

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Roundtable Discusses ‘The Gift of Grief’

Speakers addressed the challenging and emotional topics of defining loss and dealing with and learning from grief at a roundtable conversation on April 7 in the Roxboro House. Megan Sprance’s reading of her essay “03.07.12” became the centerpiece of this …

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PhilaU to Co-Produce JAZ Tank Startup Challenge With Jefferson Innovation

For the first time, Philadelphia University will join the Jefferson Innovation Pillar to co-produce JAZ Tank Challenge, a startup competition to be held April 27 in the Kanbar Campus Center. Six PhilaU students will present three business opportunities at the …

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PhilaU Exhibit Showcases History of Bridal Fashion: CBS Philly

A new exhibit at Philadelphia University showcases a century of bridal fashions that mirror the history and social conventions of the times, CBS Philly reported April 18. Reporter Vittoria Woodill interviewed Textile and Costume Collection Curator Marcella Martin and fashion …

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Architecture Students Develop Plans For East Falls Station: Roxborough Review

PhilaU fifth-year architecture students are working with SEPTA and the community to develop plans to rebuild the East Falls train station, The Roxborough Review reported April 19. David Kratzer, associate professor of architecture, said the site is challenging because it …

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Annual D. Walter Cohen Asclepius Pre-Medicine Career Day to Be Held April 30

Philadelphia University’s ninth annual D. Walter Cohen Asclepius Career Day for pre-medical studies majors will be held Saturday, April 30, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Kanbar Performance Space. Cohen, D.D.S., a PhilaU trustee, dean emeritus of Penn Dental …

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