Monthly Archives: September 2009

Corporate Connections event draws hundreds of employers and students

At a bustling Corporate Connections event Sept.24, 40 employers and more than 200 students turned out to try to make a career match. Despite the troubled economy, as many employers participated as in past years, said Trish Shafer, director of …

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Philadelphia University holds 25th Annual Golf Classic

The 25th Annual Golf Classic will be held at the ACE Club located at 800 Ridge Pike, Lafayette Hill, Pa., on Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2009. Alumni, faculty, staff and friends of the University interested in participating should sign up today. …

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Lace in Translation exhibit at Design Center in absolutearts.com

Lace in Translation, a new exhibition opening Sept. 24 at The Design Center at Philadelphia University, was featured in absolutearts.com Sept. 24.

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Lace in Translation Exhibition Opening Reception Thurs., Sept. 24 at The Design Center

If you have been on Henry Avenue recently, you may have noticed a remarkable new addition to the front lawn of The Design Center at Philadelphia University. A 170-foot “lace” chain-link fence, by the Dutch design studio Demakersvan, has been …

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PhilaU student designs will hit the runway at first Philadelphia Fashion Week

Philadelphia University Fashion Design students will be sharing the runway with some of the biggest names in fashion at the first Philadelphia Fashion Week, which will take place Oct. 8-10. The students also will compete for the Student Design Award …

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Sustainable Design Program receives U.S. Green Building Council award, the Inquirer reports

PhilaU’s M.S. in Sustainable Design program has received the 2009 Excellence in Green Building Education Recognition Award from the U.S. Green Building Council, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported Sept. 21.

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Design Center’s Lace In Translation exhibit featured in Gloucester County Times

The Design Center’s new exhibition, “Lace in Translation,” was featured in The Gloucester County Times, Sept. 15.  The exhibit, for which three artists reinterpreted lace using the Design Center’s historical collection as inspiration, opens Sept. 24.

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Philadelphia University Observes National Constitution Day

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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Law and Society Professor Robert Koulish Commentary Published in the Baltimore Sun

A commentary article by Robert Koulish, associate professor of Law and Society in the School of Liberal Arts, was published today titled “Immigration reform, but at what cost?” in the Baltimore Sun. The article addresses the current debate on health …

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‘Ecoman and the Skeptic’, PhilaU’s ‘Green’ Radio Show, Begins its Second Season Wed., Sept. 16, 11 a.m. to Noon

Ecoman and the Skeptic, Philadelphia University’s green radio show designed to educate, inform and entertain listeners on a wide range of topics relating to sustainability, kicked off its second season Wednesday, Sept. 16, at 11 a.m. to noon. Sustainability experts …

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