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PhilaU Students Dazzle and Stun the Runway at Annual Fashion Show

With inspirations ranging from struggling artists in the 19th century, to the juxtaposition of war and peace, to ancient Mayan culture, the works of 127 student designers dazzled the runway April 27 for Philadelphia University’s annual Fashion Show at the …

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PhilaU Graduates Achieve 95 Percent Employment, Grad School Success Rate Once Again

For the fifth year in a row, an impressive 95 percent of Philadelphia University graduates reported employment in fields related to their career interests or graduate school acceptance, according to the Class of 2016 survey from the University’s Marianne Able …

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PhilaU Alumna Wins John Stewardson Memorial Fellowship in Architecture

For the third time in four years, a Philadelphia University student or graduate has won the John Stewardson Memorial Fellowship in Architecture. After reviewing more than 50 entries, the jury named Melanie Whedon ’14 the winner for her proposal “Moments …

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PhilaU Appoints Henry Humphreys, Ph.D., as Dean of Students

Henry Humphreys, Ph.D., a veteran leader in collegiate student life, has been named Philadelphia University’s dean of students, effective Aug. 1, 2016. Most recently, Humphreys served as senior associate dean of students at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His 25 years …

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Nexus Maximus 2015 Reflects Real-World Research and Development

How much sugar is in that soda you’ve just selected to accompany your evening meal? How many calories will it add to your day – and in what way will those calories impact your overall health? Over a long weekend, …

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PhilaU Fashion Programs Ranked Among Top Globally by Business of Fashion

  Philadelphia University’s undergraduate and graduate fashion programs were ranked among the top programs worldwide in the just-released Business of Fashion Global Fashion School Rankings. In particular, PhilaU undergraduate fashion programs were ranked 4th in learning experience, while graduate programs …

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Sigma Nu Cyclists Raising Funds For Pancreatic Cancer Aid

Starting at noon today, members of PhilaU’s Sigma Nu fraternity will cycle for 36 hours straight on a stationary bike outside the Kanbar Campus Center to raise funds for the Pancreatic Action Network. About a dozen members of the Mu Pi …

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The PhilaU Entrepreneurs: Fostering a Startup Culture on Campus

Philadelphia University’s deep-rooted culture of innovation and focus on transdisciplinary collaboration helps foster student entrepreneurship that can lead to startups and new business ventures after graduation—or even before. Through industry-sponsored projects, students develop real-world solutions for top firms that have …

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Innovative Leaders Honored at Verizon Philadelphia University Celebration of Innovation

Philadelphia University honored four accomplished leaders and recognized the year’s best student innovations at the annual Verizon Philadelphia University Celebration of Innovation benefit held May 9 at the Hyatt at The Bellevue. The four outstanding organizations and individuals honored with …

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PhilaU Fashion Design Students Rule the Red Dress Runway

Philadelphia University student fashion designers rocked the runway at the annual red dress fashion show sponsored by the American Heart Association on April 22 at the Mütter Museum. Three winning designs selected by a panel of judges will be featured at …

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