Monthly Archives: February 2017

PhilaU Fashion Students Stun Runway With Collections at New York Fashion Week

A pair of Philadelphia University fashion students opened the Designers’ Premier show at New York Fashion Week on Feb. 11 with their stunning work. Seniors Maria Balestino and Ashlee Bowers, whom both collaborated with textile design graduate students, showed five …

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Out of This World: For 40 Years, PhilaU Has Helped Produce Space Gloves for Astronauts

A little bit of Philadelphia University is orbiting about 250 miles above the Earth right now. Since the 1970s, the University has produced high-performance material that goes into making gloves for NASA’s astronauts as they perform space walks, and for …

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PhilaU Welcomes New Faculty Members

Philadelphia University welcomes the following recent faculty hires. Among them, they bring a wealth of knowledge in their respective fields, including art therapy, physician assistant studies, midwifery, architecture, history and industrial design. Rachel Brandoff, Lecturer and Coordinator of Art Therapy. …

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PhilaU Celebrates Black History Month

From discussions to movie screenings to spoken word, Philadelphia University has a full slate of upcoming programming for Black History Month: Let’s Talk About Race: Racial Reconsideration Join students, staff and faculty for a time of sharing and in-depth discussion. …

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PhilaU Sorority Raises $2,300 for Charity At Deepher Dude Pageant

Delta Phi Epsilon sorority members raised more than $2,300 for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation at the 10th annual Deepher Dude male pageant Feb. 10 at Philadelphia University. On Friday night, nine male students from PhilaU took the stage in Downs …

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PhilaU Design Team Presents at Epson New York Fashion Week Event: Printwear

Philadelphia University students presented a fashion collection using innovative digital printing technology at the Epson Digital Couture show at New York Fashion Week on Feb. 7, Printwear reported Feb. 10. The collection features layering of printed textiles, inspired by “nature’s …

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PhilaU Industrial Design Student Project Featured in Make: Magazine

An industrial design student project of a kinetic Da Vincian machine that illustrates the painting “Grand Canyon of the Colorado River” by Thomas Moran was featured Feb. 10 in Make:, a publication providing a global platform for the maker community. …

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PhilaU Student Collection Wows the Crowd at Epson New York Fashion Week Event

Hundreds of fashionistas, technology and fashion industry leaders, reporters and guests attended the opening New York Fashion Week event featuring the work of Philadelphia University students. At the Epson Digital Couture Project, held Feb. 7 in the IAC building, the …

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PhilaU Innovation MBA Students to Compete in Area Finals of CFA Institute Research Challenge

For the first time, a team of Philadelphia University Innovation MBA students will compete in the finals of the Philadelphia-area CFA Institute Research Challenge. On Feb. 15 at the Union League in Center City, Vishnu Kapadia, Oluwaseun Oyekanmi, Krupa Patel and …

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Cheer on the Rams During Alumni Basketball Day

On Saturday, Feb. 11, join fellow PhilaU alumni for an afternoon of seeing old friends, watching former classmates as they take the court and cheering on the Rams as they play Caldwell University. Senior athletes from the women’s and men’s …

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