Monthly Archives: September 2008

Emeriti Installation of former President Gallagher and Trustee Ronson During Inauguration Week

Former President James P. Gallagher, Ph.D., and former Trustee and Benefactor Harold Ronson will be installed as President Emeritus and Trustee Emeritus, respectively. The ceremony will take place in the Gallagher Athletic, Recreation and Convocation Center from 4-5 p.m. on …

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‘Freakonomics’ Co-Author to Speak at Inauguration Week Academic Symposium

Which is more dangerous, a gun or a swimming pool? What do schoolteachers and sumo wrestlers have in common? Why do drug dealers still live with their moms? How much do parents really matter? How did the legalization of abortion …

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Come enjoy Film For Thought’s Sept. screening of ‘Blue Vinyl’

Blue Vinyl, winner of the Excellence in Cinematography award at the Sundance Film Festival and nominated for an Emmy Award, will be shown Tues., Sept. 23 from 4–6 p.m. in the Tuttleman Center Auditorium as part of the Film for …

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Landscape Architecture Students Participate in ‘Park(ing) Day’ this Friday

Fourth-year Landscape Architecture students will take part in National Park(ing) Day in Philadelphia this Friday, Sept. 19. Students in the Design Studio 401 class are designing an installation in a Philadelphia parking spot for Park(ing) Day, a global effort to …

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PhilaU Students ‘Rock the Vote’

PhilaU students have the opportunity to engage in the electoral process tonight at an MTV “Rock the Vote” event on campus. Joining in the fun will be MTV’s Robin Hibbard, star of “The Real World San Diego.” The activities will …

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Philadelphia University Students Celebrate the Constitution

On Sept. 17, 1787, the U.S. Constitution was signed by 39 brave men who changed the course of history. Now, the National Constitution Center in Center City Philadelphia hosts Constitution Day – a day to continue the legacy and develop …

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Special-needs nanny plans to attend Occupational Therapy Program, the Inquirer reports

A story on custom nannies in the Sept. 17 Philadelphia Inquirer noted that special-needs nanny Lindsay Gallagher plans to enroll in the Occupational Therapy Program.

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Basketball Coach Herb Magee participates in charity clinic, The Philadelphia Inquirer reports

Men’s basketball coach Herb Magee participated in the Coaches vs. Cancer basketball clinic held Sept. 14 at Germantown Academy, the Sept. 13 Philadelphia Inquirer reported.

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Save the Date: Passage to India Business Symposium

Philadelphia University’s School of Business Administration, in cooperation with the U.S. Commercial Service, is hosting a business symposium entitled “Passage to India” on Friday, October 24 in The Tuttleman Center auditorium. Carmine D’Aloisio, senior commercial officer of the U.S. Commercial …

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Fall Student Journals Available Online

The Fall 2008 student journals are now available online. The journals are a great way for Admissions to give prospective students and their families an inside look at what it’s like to be a student at Philadelphia University. “These journals …

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