Monthly Archives: December 2007

Fall 2007 Textile Design Exhibition Opens at The Design Center

Bursting with an array of colorful and intricate knit, print and woven designs, The Design Center hosted students, faculty and staff members who turned out to celebrate the opening of Philadelphia University’s Textile Design Exhibition Dec 7. At the reception, …

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Institute for Textile and Apparel Product Safety featured on NBC’s All That and More

David Brookstein, dean of the School of Engineering and Textiles and director of the Institute for Textile and Apparel Product Safety, was featured Dec. 5 on NBC10’s news and consumer show All That and More.  Dean Brookstein was interviewed about the safety of …

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Institute for Textile and Apparel Product Safety in UK publications

Reports on the preliminary findings of the Institute for Textile and Apparel Product Safety were featured in two U.K.-based publications: Just-style on Dec. 6 and Ecotextile News on Dec. 7.

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Philadelphia University Receives Approval to Award Bachelor of Science in Engineering Degree

Philadelphia University will now award students studying architectural, mechanical and industrial and systems engineering the Bachelor of Science in Engineering (B.S.E) degree, a move recently approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. Until now, students majoring in engineering disciplines would …

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Philadelphia University Fiber Artist Featured in City Hall Exhibition

Technical Associate in Philadelphia University’s Textile Design Program, Wendelyn Anderson and her pair of handmade teddy bears are currently featured in an exhibition in Philadelphia’s City Hall.  As part of the city of Philadelphia’s Art in City Hall program, Anderson’s …

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Fashion Merchandising Students Perfect Professional Presentation at Networking Reception

Clad in careerwear, freshmen in Assistant Professor of Fashion Merchandising Meriem Chida’s marketing class practiced their interviewing skills with 15 professionals from eight different companies, including Aramark, Tommy Hilfiger, Jones Apparel Group and Urban Outfitters, at a networking reception held …

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Adjunct professor Mark Franek writes about racism in The Inquirer

Mark Franek, adjunct professor of writing, writes about teaching children to understand and confront racisim in the Dec. 3 Philadelphia Inquirer.

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University events featured in The Fallser

The December issue of The Fallser features stories on the Body Diversity fashion show; student t-shirt designs for Saks Fifth Avenue’s Key to the Cure event; the recent literacy celebration with students from Thomas Mifflin Elementary School; and the University’s presentation on residential housing needs …

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Basketball Coach Herb Magee on

Men’s Basketball Coach Herb Magee was mentioned in a story on in which reporter Kieran Darcy reflects on his years playing college hoops at the University of Pennsylvania and the one shot he got suiting up as a varsity player.

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Founding Director of Honors Program Recalls Early Days

Twenty-two years ago, Lee Snyder was a professor of English when he was tapped by former President James P. Gallagher and the Office of Academic Affairs to help develop and lead the Honors Program. Today, Professor Emeritus of English Lee …

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