Monthly Archives: April 2017

Textile Expert Mark Sunderland Says Buying U.S. Goods May Not Impact Jobs: 6ABC

PhilaU textile engineer and strategist Mark Sunderland said buying American-made products may not do much to increase U.S. jobs in the fashion-apparel sector, 6ABC reported April 18 at 11 p.m. “Whatever jobs that left here in 30 or 40 years …

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Six More Outstanding Faculty Members Named Academic Chairs

Six more outstanding Philadelphia University faculty members have oeen named academic chairs, a prestigious designation that will provide support to advance research, support innovative projects and program development and enhance student learning on campus:b * Anusua Datta, associate professor of …

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PhilaU Names Howard Ways III Director of M.S. in Real Estate Development Program

Howard Ways III, an experienced professional and educator, has been named director for Philadelphia University’s new M.S. in Real Estate Development program launching in the fall. Over the past 20 years, Ways has worked as an architect, planner and real …

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PhilaU Fashion Students Rock the Red Dress Runway to Support Heart Health

Philadelphia University fashion design students created two dozen stunning red gowns featured at the American Heart Association’s Rock the Red Runway show April 13 to promote women’s heart health. Four winning designs selected by a panel of judges will be …

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PhilaU Fashion Students Rock the Red Runway to Support Healthy Hearts: CBS Philly, NBC10

Two dozen stunning red gowns created by Philadelphia University fashion design students were presented on the “Rock the Red” runway Thursday night as part of the American Heart Association’s campaign for women’s heart health, NBC10 and  CBS Philly/KYW Newsradio reported …

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PhilaU Sustainability Forum to Take Place April 11-13

Philadelphia University will host the sixth annual Sustainability Forum April 11-13, including discussions, a design charrette and activities around the theme of health and wellness in the built environment. The schedule includes: Tuesday, April 11, 12-2 p.m. SEED Center The …

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PhilaU Relay for Life Raises $12,500 for American Cancer Society

Philadelphia University’s Colleges Against Cancer chapter raised more than $12,500 for the American Cancer Society at the Relay for Life on March 31. More than 200 PhilaU and Thomas Jefferson University students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members walked laps …

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PhilaU Innovation Academy Partners with Philadelphia: Government Technology

Philadelphia University’s Innovation Academy partnership with the city of Philadelphia has helped spur innovation to improve municipal services and better serve the public, Government Technology reported March 31. City officials said the Academy has been used by a representative from …

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Get Nerdy at the Philadelphia Science Festival April 21-29

Through interactive demonstrations, Philadelphia University students and faculty in architecture, chemistry, engineering, pre-medicine and physician assistant studies will share the excitement of science at the following Philadelphia Science Festival events: Science in the Park Saturday, April 22 10 a.m. – …

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Celebrate Diversity and Inclusion During Unity Week

Philadelphia University has a full schedule of events planned for Unity Week, a tradition that celebrates diversity and inclusion. “All members of the PhilaU community are encouraged to attend Unity Week events, and we hope you leave feeling empowered to …

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