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Get Nerdy with PhilaU at the Philadelphia Science Festival

Philadelphia University faculty and students will lead hands-on Philadelphia Science Festival events from April 24 to May 2 as part of the fifth annual citywide event to promote science education. This year’s festival features more than 100 events at locations …

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PhilaU Freshman Leah Boyd Addresses Maguire College Scholars Luncheon

At 14 years old, freshman Leah Boyd was diagnosed with leukemia, and it was during those difficult times when she was undergoing treatment that she discovered a passion for fashion that led her to PhilaU. Boyd, a fashion merchandising and …

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PhilaU Welcomes Hundreds of Students at Open House

Some 700 prospective students and family members enjoyed a beautiful, sunny day at Philadelphia University’s open house Saturday, April 18. Guests packed the Gallagher Athletic Center to attend the University fair before exploring the campus on Rambassador-led tours, meeting with …

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Occupational Therapy and Industrial Design Students Present Assistive Device Designs

As a young girl, Elise Rosati loved playing softball on tournament teams. But when a stroke in 2008 left the then-sixth-grader with limited function in her left hand, Rosati had to put her softball career on hold. Over the course …

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Financial Aid At PhilaU: Paving The Way To Career Success

In the next few weeks, many students across the country will be making decisions about where they will attend college. In addition to important questions about academic programs, co-curricular activities and graduates’ career success, many students and their families will be …

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“Single Bullet” Exhibition Installed at Battleship New Jersey

Philadelphia University’s popular student-produced “Single Bullet” exhibition has voyaged across the Delaware River to its new home at the Battleship New Jersey museum on the Camden waterfront. The transfer of “Single Bullet: Arlen Specter & The Warren Commission Investigation of …

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Top Design Firms Recruit PhilaU Students at Design Expo

More than 230 design students connected with employers from more than 60 leading design firms in the Gallagher Athletic Center at Philadelphia University’s 12th annual Design Expo on April 9. “This was a highly successful event that connected many students …

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Industrial Design M.S. Student Lauren Georgian Brings Design Education to High School

Lauren Georgian ’15, a graduate industrial design student, is bringing design education to local high school students through a project that not only teaches them design concepts but also is providing the school with innovative new work space. For more …

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PhilaU Graduates Achieve 95 Percent Employment, Grad School Acceptance

An impressive 95 percent of the class of 2014 are working in their disciplines or have been accepted to graduate school, according to the latest survey of graduates by Philadelphia University’s Marianne Able Career Services Center. The latest survey results …

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Fashion Alumna Amanda Stearns Named 2015 Macy’s Fashion Incubator Designer

Philadelphia University fashion design alumna Amanda Stearns ’14 has joined the Macy’s Philadelphia Fashion Incubator class of 2015 as a designer-in-residence. “I am overjoyed and honored to be accepted into the Macy’s Incubator program,” Stearns said. “This opportunity will expand …

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