Monthly Archives: November 2015

Nike’s Innovation Kitchen Comes to PhilaU

Last Wednesday, students spent the afternoon with Jay Meschter in The Nexus Learning Hub. Jay is the Director of the Innovation Kitchen at Nike. He showed students how his group specializes in the discovery and development of advanced technologies that … Continue reading Continue reading

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Assistant Professor Neil Harner Sizes Up City’s New Parking App: Philadelphia Business Journal

Neil Harner, director of the graduate program in user experience and interaction design, said Philadelphia’s new parking app, meterUP, has some drawbacks but is likely to be improved in future iterations, the Philadelphia Business Journal reported Nov. 28. Harner said …

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Textile Engineering Alumna Authors Knitwear Book: Inforum

Adrienne Larsen, who earned her  M.S. in textile in engineering in 2013, published a knitting book called “Welts & Waves: 16 Short Row and Welted Projects,” the Fargo, N.D. newspaper Inforum reported Nov. 29. The book includes projects from apparel to blankets …

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PhilaU Students Help Assess Historic Homes in Chestnut Hill: Newsworks

Philadelphia University architecture and historic preservation students are helping to assess the historic significance of buildings in Chestnut Hill, Newsworks reported Nov. 24. The 13 students are researching the buildings for the Chestnut Hill Historical Society for possible inclusion on …

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Nike Visit Inspires!

Jay Meschter, Vice President of Innovation Exploration, of Nike’s innovation kitchen visited Philadelphia University today to speak about design and exploration. Providing case studies and speaking to students about successes and missed opportunities i… Continue reading

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Nike Visit Inspires!

Jay Meschter, Vice President of Innovation Exploration, of Nike’s innovation kitchen visited Philadelphia University today to speak about design and exploration. Providing case studies and speaking to students about successes and missed opportunities i… Continue reading

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PhilaU Landscape Architecture Named a Most-Admired Program: DesignIntelligence

Philadelphia University’s  Landscape Architecture Program has been named one of the top five most-admired landscape architecture programs in the country, according to the 2016 DesignIntelligence dean’s survey.
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Philadelphia University Offers New Certificate Program in Childhood Trauma Studies

Philadelphia University is offering a new professional certificate program in childhood trauma studies starting in the spring 2016 semester, with the first class meeting January 14. In addition, PhilaU undergraduate students who complete the four-course curriculum can earn a minor …

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Graphic Design Students Win People’s Choice and Honorable Mention in Collab Competition

Graphic design communication students Ghadeer Helal and Molly Coleman won, respectively, the People’s Choice Award and first honorable mention in the 2015 Collab student competition sponsored by the Philadelphia Museum of Art. For this year’s competition, students from area colleges and universities …

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Kradel-Weitzel Ebola Posters Featured by Womenofgraphicdesign.org

The ebola awareness posters created by Maribeth Kradel-Weitzel, associate professor of graphic design communication, are being featured on womenofgraphicdesign.org. The posters are part of a larger awareness and fundraising poster campaign, featuring some 20 designers, that Kradel-Weitzel initiated earlier this year. …

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