Monthly Archives: March 2013

Why Nexus Learning Matters in Today’s Market

The Chronicle of Higher Education recently cited a study by Stephen Tepper of Vanderbilt University entitled “Double Majors: Influences, Identities and Impacts.” Dr. Tepper finds that students with double majors are more creative thinkers and report more opportunities to integrate knowledge …

Continue reading

Comments Off

Material Innovation Textile Students in the U.K.

Scotland/England 2013A group of textile design students from Philadelphia University involved in a Material Innovations Short Course journeyed across the pond to visit Heriot Watt University in Galashiels, Scotland for a collaboration of epic proportio… Continue reading

Comments Off

Material Innovation Textile Students in the U.K.

Scotland/England 2013A group of textile design students from Philadelphia University involved in a Material Innovations Short Course journeyed across the pond to visit Heriot Watt University in Galashiels, Scotland for a collaboration of epic proportio… Continue reading

Comments Off

PhilaU Students Compete in the Philadelphia Design Challenge

admissions-defaultPhilaU Students Compete in the Philadelphia Design ChallengeHere’s another wonderful blog post from Casey Dougan.  Thanks Casey! On Tuesday February 19th, I had an amazing opportunity to work with 120 Philadelphia area students for the third annual Philadelphia Design Challenge.  The challenge was a collaborative effort between Temple …

Read more »

Continue reading

Posted in About PhilaU, Academic Programs, Academics, Casey Dougan, Clubs/Activities, Collaboration, Commerce, DEC, Design, Engineering, Kanbar College of DEC, Rams to Watch, Real World, Student Blogger, Value, VIP | Comments Off

Kitt Fraser wins 1st place prize – and an alpaca filled weekend in Nashville!

PhilaU Textile Design graduate student Kitt Fraser won 1st place in the Student Design Competition hosted by the Alpaca Owner and Breeders Association. In addition to this, Kitt was invited to participate in the Student Design Retreat in Nashville for … Continue reading

Posted in alpaca owners and breeders association, alpacas, competition, Design, Fashion, fibers, kitt fraser, sustainable, Textile Design | Comments Off

Kitt Fraser wins 1st place prize – and an alpaca filled weekend in Nashville!

PhilaU Textile Design graduate student Kitt Fraser won 1st place in the Student Design Competition hosted by the Alpaca Owner and Breeders Association. In addition to this, Kitt was invited to participate in the Student Design Retreat in Nashville for … Continue reading

Posted in alpaca owners and breeders association, alpacas, competition, Design, Fashion, fibers, kitt fraser, sustainable, Textile Design | Comments Off

3/13/13 3:13 PM

With the turning of a new century we enter a unique period of the calendar – one where, every thirteen months, there are two brief moments in time that are represented by six repeating numbers.  Thirteen months ago it was …

Continue reading

Comments Off

Check Out Student Testimonials!

Hybrid Thinker Elizabeth Butterfield’s Testimonial Link:

Continue reading

Comments Off

Everything, and all of it.

    When someone hears that I study animation, their first response is often “Oh, you do all that computer stuff.” There is a widely held perception that we need only “drag-and-drop” resources provided by a program to create art… Continue reading

Comments Off

Everything, and all of it.

    When someone hears that I study animation, their first response is often “Oh, you do all that computer stuff.” There is a widely held perception that we need only “drag-and-drop” resources provided by a program to create art… Continue reading

Comments Off