Category Archives: In the News

Textile Program Director Beevers Creates Fabric for Michener Exhibit: Philadelphia Inquirer

Claire Beevers, director of PhilaU’s graduate textile design program, recreated fabric for a dress in the new James A. Michener Art Museum exhibit, “Charles Sheeler: Fashion Photography and Sculptural Form,” The Philadelphia Inquirer reported March 22. Beevers, associate professor of …

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PhilaU Nexus Learning Hubs Spur Engaged, Collaborative Learning: San Antonio Express-News

PhilaU’s Nexus Learning Hubs act as a catalyst for active and engaged learning and optimize collaborative involvement, the San Antonio Express-News said in reporting on this week’s SXSWWedu conference. SXSWedu this year incorporated Learn by Design, a new competition program …

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PhilaU Sophomore Naomi Stas Pitches No-Hitter: Press of Atlantic City

Sophomore Naomi Stas this week pitched Philadelphia University’s first softball no-hitter in almost seven years, The Press of Atlantic City reported March 14. Stas allowed one walk and struck out six in PhilaU’s 3-0 win March 12 over the University …

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Jefferson President Discusses Integration With PhilaU: Healthcare IT News

Thomas Jefferson University President and CEO Stephen Klasko, M.D., discussed the planned integration with Philadelphia University in Healthcare IT News. “We are merging with one of the top 10 design universities in the country,” Klasko said. “The future is going …

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PhilaU Design Team Presents at Epson NY Fashion Week Event: Apparel

Philadelphia University students presented a fashion collection using innovative digital printing technology at the Epson Digital Couture show at New York Fashion Week on Feb. 7, Apparel reported March 9.
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LGBTQ Health App Funded After JAZ Tank Pitch: Technical.ly

At last year’s JAZ Tank Challenge, a health care startup competition co-produced by Philadelphia University and Thomas Jefferson University, Nic Anthony and Catherine Hofmann pitched their app QSPACES to search, rate and review health care providers based on LGBTQ competency, …

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Three Faculty Members Newly Tenured at PhilaU: Inside Higher Ed

Philadelphia University faculty members Stacy Van Dahm, writing, Reza Masoodi, engineering and Raju Parakkal, international relations, have recently received tenure, Inside Higher Ed reported March 2.
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Globetrotter Bria Young ’15 Joins Philly Mayor for Trick Shot: Philadelphia Inquirer, 6ABC and Philly Voice

Former Ram Bria Young ’15 returned to her hometown as a Harlem Globetrotter this week and joined Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney for some trick shots at City Hall, reported The Philadelphia Inquirer, 6ABC, and Philly Voice.
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Former Ram Bria Young ’15 Returns To Philly As Harlem Globetrotter: CBS Philly

Bria “Swish” Young ’15 will be returning to her hometown this week in her new role as a Harlem Globetrotter, CBS Philly reported Feb. 27. Young played for the PhilaU Rams for three years, graduating with a psychology degree, and …

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Herb Magee, 50 Years at PhilaU, And The Shots Still Flying In: Philadelphia Inquirer

Herb Magee celebrated the last home game of his 50th season as head men’s coach at Philadelphia University this week, winning game number 1,052 and earning a playoff berth, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Feb. 23. Inquirer sportswriter Mike Jensen captured …

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