Monthly Archives: June 2015

Library Director Karen Albert Wins Carla J. Funk Governmental Relations Award

Karen Albert, Paul J. Gutman Library director, was honored with the Carla J. Funk Governmental Relations Award for her outstanding contributions to the field of health sciences librarianship. The award, established in 2008, recognizes a medical librarian who has demonstrated …

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The PhilaU Entrepreneurs: Jonny Nguyen and Christopher Dang Plan to Serve On-The-Go Pho

After they graduate from PhilaU, budding entrepreneurs Jonny Nguyen and Christopher Dang plan to open a Vietnamese noodle soup restaurant, Pho me, Pho you, Pho us, in nearby Manayunk. Their business premise: offer an on-the-go version of the popular pho …

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2015 Career Discovery Workshop Exhibit

On Friday June 26, the participants in the 2015 Career Discovery Workshop presented their final body of work from the week.  They created a great range of textiles, sketches and draped garments, in addition to collaborating to develop a marketing … Continue reading

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2015 Career Discovery Workshop Exhibit

On Friday June 26, the participants in the 2015 Career Discovery Workshop presented their final body of work from the week.  They created a great range of textiles, sketches and draped garments, in addition to collaborating to develop a marketing … Continue reading

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The PhilaU Entrepreneurs: Morgan Berman Designs My MilkCrate App for Sustainable Living

Let’s say you wanted to live more sustainably, but could use some help finding local businesses and services that supported your values. That’s exactly what Morgan Berman ’14 was thinking when she came up with My MilkCrate, a mobile app designed …

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Career Discovery Workshop

Fifteen students interested in Textile Design, Fashion Design and Fashion Merchandising joined PhilaU faculty and students for an intensive week-long workshop.  This hands-on studio experience provided participants the opportunity to explore a ran… Continue reading

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Career Discovery Workshop

Fifteen students interested in Textile Design, Fashion Design and Fashion Merchandising joined PhilaU faculty and students for an intensive week-long workshop.  This hands-on studio experience provided participants the opportunity to explore a ran… Continue reading

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PhilaU Textile Design Work Featured in Surface Design Journal

Congratulations to Textile Design M.S. alumna Liz Weissert for the inclusion of her work in Surface Design Journal Spring 2015!  The article entitled Precise Expression: The Laser-Cut Edge featured an image of Liz’s laser-cut linen textile wi… Continue reading

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PhilaU Textile Design Work Featured in Surface Design Journal

Congratulations to Textile Design M.S. alumna Liz Weissert for the inclusion of her work in Surface Design Journal Spring 2015!  The article entitled Precise Expression: The Laser-Cut Edge featured an image of Liz’s laser-cut linen textile wi… Continue reading

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The PhilaU Entrepreneurs: Matt Cook Brings Form and Function to Urban Backpacks

Matt Cook’s collection of streetwear-inspired backpacks and other soft goods were a hit at the 2015 PhilaU Showcase senior design show. His Raaf collection—taken from the name of a Dutch street artist—was selected as one of five winning projects to …

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