Monthly Archives: April 2010

Ecoman and the Skeptic debate LEED ratings in Metro

Professors Rob Fleming and Chris Pastore, aka Ecoman and the Skeptic, debated the relative merits of the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) rating system for “green” buildings in The Metro April 22.   Ecoman and the Skeptic, PhilaU’s green …

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Midwifery Professor Cindy Farley volunteered in Haiti, The Yellow Springs News reports

Cindy Farley, associate midwifery program director, helped provide prenatal and other health care for victims of Haiti’s earthquake, according to a story in The Yellow Springs News April 15.  Farley was in Haiti for a week starting March 27, where she …

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Jeff Ashley, associate professor of chemistry, cautions about fish oil supplements on Fox29

Jeff Ashley, associate professor of chemistry, said consumers should be aware that many fish oil supplements, which people take for their heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids, contain varying levels of chemical PCBs, according to a Fox29 interview April 20 at 5:30 p.m.  He said the benefits of …

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PhilaU Commencement speaker Rep. Chaka Fattah announced in Inside Higher Ed

Insider Higher Ed reported that Philadelphia University’s Commencement speaker will be U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah (D-Pa).

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Ingram and Frederick selected for all-Philadelphia basketball team, Inquirer and Daily News report

Malcolm Ingram and Russell Frederick have been selected for the John McAdams all-Philadelphia area basketball team by the Herb Good Basketball Club, reported the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News April 15.  Ingram was a repeat winner as player of the …

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U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah, D-Pa., to speak at Commencement on Sunday, May 16 at the Mann Center for the Performing Arts

U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah, D-Pa., will speak at Philadelphia University’s Commencement on Sunday, May 16 at the Mann Center for the Performing Arts. He will be awarded the honorary degree Doctor of Engineering. “Rep. Chaka Fattah is the country’s champion for …

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2010 Summer Business Bridge Program Information Session April 22

Philadelphia University will be offering the Business Bridge Program this summer to all junior and senior design students. Non-PhilaU students may also apply for this program.  An information session will be held on Thursday, April 22 from 11 a.m. to …

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Professor Steve Frumkin talks about Wawa’s marketing strategy in The Philadelphia Inquirer

Steve Frumkin, associate professor of marketing, talks about Wawa’s brand identity of value and convenience in The Philadelphia Inquirer, April 13.  Wawa is celebrating its billionth free ATM withdrawal this week, and Frumkin said the free ATM transactions are “kind of a small …

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Coach Magee to throw out first pitch at Phillies’ home opener, reports USA Today, Philly Inquirer

Men’s basketball coach Herb Magee, who recently become the winningest coach in NCAA history, wil throw out the ceremonial first pitch at the Phillies’ home opener today at Citizens Bank Park, reported The Philadelphia Inquirer, USA Today, and the Allentown …

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Student Athlete Malcolm Ingram selected for Fulbright fellowship, KYW Newsradio reports

Senior Malcolm Ingram, a star forward on the men’s basketball team, has been selected for a prestigious Fulbright Fellowship grant to study in Argentina next year, reported KYW Newsradio April 10.

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