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Awards and Accolades

PhilaU Interior Design Student Wins Formica Corp. Innovation Competition

Caitlyn Bakofsky, a junior interior design student, won third place in the SurfaceSet 2016 student innovation competition sponsored by Formica Corp. Bakofsky won $500 for her design of a luggage retail space in which she envisioned the merchandise in displays that …

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PhilaU Landscape Architecture Named a Most-Admired Program: DesignIntelligence

Philadelphia University’s  Landscape Architecture Program has been named one of the top five most-admired landscape architecture programs in the country, according to the 2016 DesignIntelligence dean’s survey.

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PhilaU Scientists Present Invasive Species Research at International Conference

Two Philadelphia University students and one graduate presented their research, “Challenge of Invasive Species in the Herbaceous Layer for Urban Forest Restoration,” at the International Student Conference on Conservation, held last month at the American Museum of Natural History in …

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Interior Architecture Graduate Students Participate in Healthcare Charrette

Three Philadelphia University interior architecture graduate students were invited to participate the Healthcare Facilities Symposium and Healthcare Student Charrette, held October 3-8 in Chicago. Norell Ferguson, Meghan Laky and Pirouz Rezvanian, who will graduate in 2016, worked on the team-based …

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Prof. Chris Pastore Receives Top Award for Paper on Composites

Christopher Pastore, professor of transdisciplinary studies in the Kanbar College of Design, Engineering and Commerce, won first place in the Dr. Jackie Rehkopf Best Paper Award competition by the SPE Automotive Composites Conference & Exhibition peer review committee. Pastore, an …

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PhilaU Student-Athletes Lead D2ADA Academic Achievement for Fourth Year

The Division 2 Athletic Directors Association announced this week that 67 PhilaU student-athletes received Academic Achievement Awards, leading the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference for the fourth year in a row. Read more at PhilaU Athletics.  

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Alumna Libby Nichols Receives NCAA Scholarship for Medical School

Libby Nichols ’14, a star midfielder in lacrosse who was awarded a prestigious Fulbright grant to study head injuries in young soccer players in Germany, has been awarded a $7,500 NCAA postgraduate scholarship to support her medical school education. Nichols, …

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Alumnus Tyler Fleming Receives Schweitzer Fellowship To Improve Health Care

Tyler Fleming ’12, who was awarded a prestigious Fulbright award his senior year at PhilaU and is now a medical student, has been named a 2015-16 Albert Schweitzer Fellow to help address the social factors that impact health. Fleming, who …

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Library Director Karen Albert Wins Carla J. Funk Governmental Relations Award

Karen Albert, Paul J. Gutman Library director, was honored with the Carla J. Funk Governmental Relations Award for her outstanding contributions to the field of health sciences librarianship. The award, established in 2008, recognizes a medical librarian who has demonstrated …

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PhilaU Student-Athletes Honored for Academic Success

Twenty-five Philadelphia University student-athletes have been named to the 2015 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Spring All-Academic Team. The recognized student-athletes included members of the softball, women’s track, women’s lacrosse, men’s track, baseball and golf teams. PhilaU finishes the 2014-15 …

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