Monthly Archives: January 2010

Josh Owen’s Doorstopper Wins GOOD DESIGN Award

Josh Owen, associate professor of industrial design, has won the prestigious 2009 GOOD DESIGN Award for his clever doorstopper design. Designed for Areaware, a New York-based manufacturer and distributor renowned for unique design products, Owen’s doorstoppers are sleek, horse-shoe shaped …

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Fashion Design Students Present ‘A Fashion Epidemic’ at Annual Design X Fashion Show Jan. 26

Don’t miss Philadelphia University’s 2010 Design X Fashion Show, “A Fashion Epidemic,” scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 26 at 11:30 a.m. in Downs Hall Auditorium. Always an exciting and visually stimulating event, Design X, produced by Fashion Industries Association (FIA), features …

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Cross Country Teams Honored Thursday During Basketball Doubleheader

The men’s and women’s cross country teams were honored for their accomplishments during the 2009 season Thursday, Jan. 21 at the men’s and women’s basketball doubleheader against Holy Family University in The Gallagher Athletic, Recreation and Convocation Center.  The cross country …

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The Design Center recycling truck project featured in GRID magazine

The Design Center’s collaboration with Philadelphia’s Mural Arts program to decorate some city recycling trucks with historic textile designs was featured in February’s GRID magazine (page 5 in the online edition).  Through the partnership with Philadelphia University’s Design Center, the story said, students in the Mural Arts after-school program “were …

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Top-scoring hoops star Russell Frederick interviewed on KYW

Russell Frederick, a senior guard who leads the Rams in scoring, assists, steals and three-point shooting this season, was interviewed on KYW 1060 Newsradio Jan. 15.  Frederick, who is averaging more than 18 points a game this season, said he …

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Former PhilaU hoops star Christian Burns aiming for NBA, The Trentonian reports

Former men’s basketball stand-out Christian Burns, who has been playing professionally in Poland and now Germany since graduating in 2007, hopes to play in the NBA Summer League this summer and eventually the NBA, The Trentonian reported Jan. 14.  Burns was Division …

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PhilaU Celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day with Local Service Project

As part of the National King Day of Service, students at Philadelphia University will celebrate and honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, Jan. 18 with service projects at the Cardinal Bevilacqua Community Center in the Kensington section of …

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Spare Change Drive for Haitian Earthquake Relief Efforts

PhilaU faculty, staff and students can donate spare change to help survivors of the Haitian earthquake Thursday, Jan. 14 in The Kanbar Campus Center landing near Ted’s from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Donations of any amount will also be …

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Spring 2010 Courses Begin Wed., Jan. 13

The Spring 2010 semester begins Wednesday, Jan. 13. Click here for the Spring 2010 Academic Calendar. For a full calendar of Philadelphia University events, visit the University calendar.

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Associate Professor Steven Frumkin talks to CNN about discarded clothing

Associate Professor Steven Frumkin told CNN there are several reasons apparel companies might discard unsold clothing, but that, in general, they would get more mileage out of donating the items. CNN’s Jan. 8 news report at 6 p.m. was in response …

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