Monthly Archives: July 2014

Assistant Professor Marie-Eve Faust talks about vanity sizing: Radio Times

Marie-Eve Faust, assistant professor of fashion merchandising and management, talked about vanity sizing and other issues relating to apparel fit and sizing on WHYY’s Radio Times July 30.
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Health Trend: Get Your Juice On!

Juicy may be on its way out, but the biggest new trend is juicing. Juice bars have popped up in different locations such as South Street and Sansom Street, and even Whole Foods has a section of exclusive juices. Organic juices made from fruits and vegetables are becoming much more desirable than their artificially flavored […] Continue reading

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Nike Designer and Alumnus Nathan Van Hook on Innovations in Athletic Footwear: Designboom

Nathan Van Hook ’03, Nike athletic training footwear design director, credits “my hunger to design and my passion for sport” for helping him design some of the giant athletic firm’s most sought-after shoes, according to a July 30 interview in …

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Graduate Alum Hyunsoo "Alice" Kim Solo Exhibit

Hyunsoo “Alice” Kim, an alum of the Textile Design M.S. program, has just completed a solo exhibition of her work at the Korea Craft & Design Foundation Gallery in Seoul, Korea.  The show entitled “Backwards” highlights a collection based on A… Continue reading

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Graduate Alum Hyunsoo "Alice" Kim Solo Exhibit

Hyunsoo “Alice” Kim, an alum of the Textile Design M.S. program, has just completed a solo exhibition of her work at the Korea Craft & Design Foundation Gallery in Seoul, Korea.  The show entitled “Backwards” highlights a collection based on A… Continue reading

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New Tools, New Spaces

With the Fall semester just over the horizon, things in the Industrial Design department are heating up. Grad and undergrad programs alike have exciting new things in store for the coming school year. Both programs have added to their 3D … Continue reading Continue reading

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Kanbar ’52, inventor and entrepreneur, contributed $21 million to capital campaign: The Philadelphia Inquirer

Maurice Kanbar ’52, entrepreneur and inventor, is Philadelphia University’s biggest benefactor, giving $21 million to help the University reach 150 percent of its five-year capital campaign, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported July 27. Kanbar, the inventor of Skyy vodka, has 40 …

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Pamela Collins Named Academic Dean, Executive Director of School of Continuing and Professional Studies

Pamela Collins, Ph.D., an experienced higher education administrator with expertise working with adult learners and degree-completion programs, has been named academic dean and executive director of the School of Continuing and Professional Studies, effective July 28. In this role, she …

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PhilaU Wins Three UCDA Graphic Design Excellence Awards

Two projects created in Philadelphia University’s graphic design communication design workshop have won Awards of Excellence in the 2014 University and College Designers Association’s (UCDA) 44th annual design competition. The awards were for the exhibition design and collateral materials for “Single …

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PhilaU Psychology Graduates to Present Research at APA Conference

Two recent PhilaU psychology graduates will present research conducted for their senior capstones to leading industry researchers, educators, clinicians and consultants at the 2014 American Psychological Association (APA) conference in Washington, D.C., Aug. 7 to 10. Brianna Gentile ’13 will …

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