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PhilaU Textile Students Take Top Prizes at Alpaca Owners Association Design Competition

Philadelphia University textile design students nearly swept the textile category in the 2016 Alpaca Owners Association (AOA) Student Design Competition. Undergraduate Samantha Russo ’18 came in first place, while graduate students Becky Flax ’17 and Rachel Snack ’17, respectively, placed …

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PhilaU’s Disaster Medicine and Management Program Among Top in the Country

Philadelphia University’s Disaster Medicine and Management program was named one of the top online emergency management master’s degree programs in the country. The recent ranking from the Emergency Management Degree Guide considered tuition and popularity data gathered from the National …

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PhilaU Sponsors Innovative Projects During DesignPhiladelphia 2016

As institutions of higher learning that share the view that design and design thinking are critical to innovation, Philadelphia University and Thomas Jefferson University are proud to be the title sponsors of DesignPhiladelphia 2016, from Oct. 6-16. The theme for …

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PhilaU Career and Internship Fair Attracts Top Employers

Some 350 students attended Philadelphia University’s Career and Internship Fair Sept. 22 to network with representatives from some 50 firms recruiting full-time employees and interns equipped with skills needed to succeed in the 21st-century workplace. The event, which attracted such …

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PhilaU Industrial Design Professor Captures Wildwood’s Disappearing Past With New Book

With Mark Havens’ new book “Out of Season: The Vanishing Architecture of the Wildwoods,” the Philadelphia University assistant professor of industrial design captures the popular Jersey Shore spot in a state of transition. Its many motels—neon and brightly colored icons …

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PhilaU to Host Student-Run Tandem Design Conference

The second annual student-run design conference Tandem will be held at Philadelphia University on Oct. 1 and 2. “Tandem is a conference that helps students go beyond the sketchbook and into the world of professional design,” said conference co-organizer and …

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PhilaU Community and Trauma Counseling Student Awarded Melanie Foundation Scholarship

Philadelphia University community and trauma counseling student Jessica Francar is one of the five recipients of the Melanie Foundation 2016 Scholarship for her work with children and adults in traumatic situations. The scholarship goes to graduate-level students in the mental …

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PhilaU Named Finalist for Climate Leadership Awards

The Climate Leadership Network named Philadelphia University one of the finalists in the Second Nature Climate Leadership Awards. Done in partnership with the U.S. Green Building Council’s Center for Green Schools, the awards recognize innovative and advanced leadership in sustainability, …

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PhilaU Receives High Marks in the Business of Fashion’s Latest International Ranking

Further showing Philadelphia University’s international reputation in the fashion industry, the undergraduate and graduate fashion programs were once again ranked among the top worldwide, according to the Global Fashion School Rankings 2016 by the highly regarded Business of Fashion. Overall, …

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PhilaU Named Among Top Architecture Programs in College Factual Rankings

Philadelphia University’s highly regarded architecture and interior architecture programs were ranked among the top 10 in the nation in several categories in the latest report by College Factual. PhilaU’s architecture program was named the 9th top-ranked program nationally in the …

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