Monthly Archives: October 2007

Marcell Vasquez, biochemistry major, in the Camden Courier-Post

Marcell Vasquez, a biochemistry major who won a prestigious National Science Foundation summer internship, was featured Oct. 14 in the Camden Courier-Post.  Vasquez, a junior, studied the effects of industrial chemicals in the soil, fish and water in Philadelphia’s Tinicum …

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Ram Madness Featured on 6ABC

Ram Madness, the athletics pep rally featuring athletic teams, cheerleaders, contests and raffles, was featured Oct. 12 on the 11 p.m. news segment on 6ABC.

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Philadelphia University Textile Designer Helps Raise Awareness for Alzheimer’s Research

Passionate about social causes, when approached with the idea of designing a scarf to raise awareness for Alzheimer’s care and research last year, Philadelphia University Textile Design Technical Associate Wendelyn Anderson couldn’t refuse the opportunity. Together with Sharon Damsker, community …

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David Brookstein, Institute for Textile and Apparel Product Safety in Women’s Wear Daily

The Institute for Textile and Apparel Product Safety, which was recently established to determine whether potentially hazardous levels of chemicals, dyes and finishing agents may be present in imported clothing, was featured Oct. 16 in Women’s Wear Daily.  “We want to get …

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Cheri Van Hoover, adjunct Midwifery faculty member, in Peninsula Daily News

Cheri Van Hoover, adjunct faculty member in the Midwifery program, was featured Sept. 30 in the Peninsula Daily News, Port Angeles, Wa., in a wide-ranging story about her midwifery experiences and vintage jewelry business.

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Occupational Therapy Program Receives Grant to Improve Health of Female Prisoners

The Occupational Therapy (OT) Program has been awarded $264,614 by the Jacob and Valeria Langeloth Foundation to help female inmates who have psychiatric disorders improve their ability to manage their healthcare needs once they are out of prison. The two-year …

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New Programming at Fitness Center Takes Shape this Fall

Philadelphia University’s Fitness Center announces new group exercise classes and programming for the fall semester. Organized for all students, faculty and staff, beginning this fall the Fitness Center will hold several group exercise classes to get members of the University …

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Randy Gentzler in EACUBO newsletter

Randy Gentzler, vice president for finance and administration and treasurer, was featured in the September newsletter of the Eastern Association of College and University Business Officers.  Gentzler, who has held various positions at EACUBO and became a member of the …

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Jazz Concert Oct. 20 Features University Faculty and Others in an Exploration of Sustainability

Don’t miss Strange Loop, a multimedia jazz exploration of sustainability, presented by Philadelphia University’s Engineering and Design Institute, School of Design and Media and the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development, on Saturday, Oct. 20 at 7 p.m. in …

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OT Students Teach School Children Proper Backpack Usage

In honor of National School Backpack Awareness Day, Philadelphia University Occupational Therapy (OT) students visited with local school children to help raise awareness for proper backpack usage Sept. 19. According to the American OT Association, in a recent study, 60 …

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