Monthly Archives: December 2014

Fashionista Ranks PhilaU Fashion Programs in Top 50 Globally

Philadelphia University has been named one of the “Top 50 Fashion Schools in the World” for the second time by Fashionista, a leading international web site for fashion news and trends. PhilaU fashion programs, which include fashion design and fashion merchandising and management, …

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Students Study Health Benefits Of Medicinal Plants

Have you ever tried a slippery elm bark smoothie to relieve an upset stomach? Or flaxseed oil to lower your cholesterol? Most people are accustomed to reaching for a prescription or over-the-counter drug to treat these and other ailments. But …

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Freshmen Engineering Students Build Underwater Robotic Vehicles

On a cold, snowy morning this month, some 30 first-year engineering students gathered around an above-ground pool on campus to test the underwater remotely operated vehicles they built. The project, incorporated into the freshmen curriculum for the first time this …

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MSSD Graduate Alex Dews Named DVGBC Executive Director

Alex Dews, a graduate of PhilaU’s M.S. in Sustainable Design and an adjunct professor in the program, has been named executive director of the Delaware Valley Green Building Council, effective Jan. 20, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Dec. 23.  Dews currently is …

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Textile Design Student Studies in Scotland

Textile Design Junior Brett Udovich spent the Fall 2014 semester studying at Heriot-Watt University in Galashiels, Scotland.  Brett was selected to participate in a unique exchange program between PhilaU and Heriot-Watt, where the two universities… Continue reading

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Textile Design Student Studies in Scotland

Textile Design Junior Brett Udovich spent the Fall 2014 semester studying at Heriot-Watt University in Galashiels, Scotland.  Brett was selected to participate in a unique exchange program between PhilaU and Heriot-Watt, where the two universities… Continue reading

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Arlen Specter Center and Law and Society Roxboro House Roundtables a Resounding Success

Covering topics including politics, criminal justice , race relations, busiess & entrepreneurship and LGBT issues, professors, administrators , experts and [...] Continue reading

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Single Bullet Exhibit Heading to Battle Ship N.J. American History Museum

The Single Bullet Exhibit, co written by Law & Society students,was selected by the Battleship New Jersey American History Museum [...] Continue reading

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Four New Academic Chairs Announced For Outstanding Faculty

Four new academic chairs for outstanding faculty members recently have been established, which will help advance research, support projects and enhance student learning on campus. Mark Sunderland, textile engineer and strategist and director of academic operations for Kanbar College of …

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PhilaU Makes President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

For the second consecutive year, PhilaU has been named to the national President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. “This distinction is the highest federal recognition colleges and universities can receive for community service, service learning and civic engagement,” said …

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