Monthly Archives: December 2008

PhilaU Singers and Big Band Perform ‘A Winter’s Evening’ Sat., Dec. 6

The PhilaU Singers and the jazz ensemble, Big Band, will be performing “A Winter’s Evening” concert on Dec. 6 at 7 p.m. in the Ravenhill Chapel. The concert is free and open to the public. Parking is available behind the …

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Students Win Cotton Inc. Interdisciplinary Design Challenge

Students competed in a semester-long, interdisciplinary design competition sponsored by Cotton Inc. in which they created original products by recycling, repurposing and reinventing existing cotton items into new products. The competition, called “Recycled Cotton: Past Becomes Future,” consisted of five …

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Green chairs built by Sustainable Design students featured on 6ABC

Earth-friendly “green”chairs made by graduate students in the Sustainable Design program were featured Dec. 1 on 6ABC‘s news at 6 p.m.  Engineering Professor Chris Pastore, who teaches the class, was interviewed by reporter Don Polec.  To watch the video, go to

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LEHP Receives Additional $1.28 Million Research Grant from U.S. Army

Philadelphia University received an additional $1,277,000 research grant from the U.S. Army’s University Research Initiative for the University’s pioneering work focused on developing a new generation of chemically protective clothing for the modern soldier. With this latest grant, the Laboratory …

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PhilaU Pennsylvania License Plate Now Available

Philadelphia University is proud to announce the PhilaU Pennsylvania license plate.  All members of the PhilaU community including alumni, faculty, staff, students, parents and friends of the University with registered plates in Pennsylvania are eligible to order the license plate. …

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PhilaU scholarship highlighted in story

A Philadelphia University scholarship for textile engineering students with an interest in knitting was highlighted in a story on private scholarships posted Dec. 1 on

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