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PhilaU Alumna Wins John Stewardson Memorial Fellowship in Architecture

For the third time in four years, a Philadelphia University student or graduate has won the John Stewardson Memorial Fellowship in Architecture. After reviewing more than 50 entries, the jury named Melanie Whedon ’14 the winner for her proposal “Moments …

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PhilaU Fashion Student Vivian Cooper Awarded Top National YMA Geoffrey Beene Scholarship

Philadelphia University fashion design senior Vivian Cooper was awarded the first-ever top award of $35,000 from a national pool of 600 student designers at the YMA Geoffrey Beene National Scholarship Awards Dinner in New York Jan. 12. Marc Mastronardi, executive …

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Philadelphia University and Thomas Jefferson University Sign Combination Agreement

The Boards of Trustees of Thomas Jefferson University (TJU) and Philadelphia University (PhilaU) announced that they have entered into a Combination Agreement to enable the two universities to become one comprehensive university centered on professional education. Preparing students for the …

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PhilaU Textile Engineer Mark Sunderland Designs Innovative Rowing Suits for Rio Olympics

When members of the U.S. Olympic rowing team hit the waters in Rio later this summer, they will be wearing an innovative seamless unisuit developed by performance apparel expert Mark Sunderland, textile engineer and Robert J. Reichlin High-Performance Apparel Chair …

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Innovators’ Expo Celebrates the Work of PhilaU Seniors

In a wide-ranging display of talent, Philadelphia University’s largest Innovators’ Expo ever showcased some 300 senior student projects May 9-13 in the Gallagher Athletic Center. The expo celebrated the creativity of PhilaU seniors in animation and digital media, architecture, communication, …

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Obey Clothing’s Mike Ternosky to Receive Spirit of Design Award at PhilaU Fashion Show: Women’s Wear Daily

Obey Clothing head designer Mike Ternosky ’00 will receive the 2016 Spirit of Design Award at the Philadelphia University Fashion Show on April 21, Women’s Wear Daily reported April 6. After graduating from PhilaU, Ternosky, who grew up snowboarding and …

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PhilaU Architecture Wins Grant to Develop Textile Materials Strategies

Philadelphia University’s College of Architecture and the Built Environment has received the 2015 NCARB Award to develop strategies for architectural textile composites for building envelopes. PhilaU will receive $34,208 in funding for an interdisciplinary and experimental architecture design studio to …

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Nexus Maximus 2015 Reflects Real-World Research and Development

How much sugar is in that soda you’ve just selected to accompany your evening meal? How many calories will it add to your day – and in what way will those calories impact your overall health? Over a long weekend, …

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PhilaU Fashion Programs Ranked Among Top Globally by Business of Fashion

  Philadelphia University’s undergraduate and graduate fashion programs were ranked among the top programs worldwide in the just-released Business of Fashion Global Fashion School Rankings. In particular, PhilaU undergraduate fashion programs were ranked 4th in learning experience, while graduate programs …

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Sigma Nu Cyclists Raising Funds For Pancreatic Cancer Aid

Starting at noon today, members of PhilaU’s Sigma Nu fraternity will cycle for 36 hours straight on a stationary bike outside the Kanbar Campus Center to raise funds for the Pancreatic Action Network. About a dozen members of the Mu Pi …

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