Monthly Archives: December 2010

Collaborative PhilaU Student Team Wins Second FXI-Sponsored Textile Design Competition

PhilaU students who participated in the FXI Student Design Competition to uncover the next great design utilizing memory foam presented their projects to a panel of judges on Dec. 1. After months of research, design and collaboration, the project finalists …

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Fashion faculty Elizabeth Ives talks about velvet to Philadelphia Inquirer

Elizabeth Ives, adjunct fashion design faculty member, said velvet was carried along medieval trade routes from the Far East to become the fabric choice of European royalty and the Vatican in a Philadelphia Inquirer Dec. 7 story that details the …

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PhilaU Industrial Design Students Participate in Global Design Collaborative Project with Students from San Jose State and England’s Lincoln University

Under the concept of “Play,” industrial design students from Philadelphia University, San Jose State University and Lincoln University in England are working on collaborative projects that are planned to be shown at the SaloneSatellite in Milan in April 2011. The …

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Associate Professor of Human Geography Steven Dinero Authors Book on Israel’s Negev Bedouin

Steven Dinero, Ph.D., associate professor of human geography, said the seed was planted for his newly published book some 30 years ago – when he first visited Israel’s Negev Bedouin population as a high school student. Dinero and his book, …

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SEED Center and sustainability programs featured in Business Journal

PhilaU’s new Center for Sustainability, Energy Efficiency and Design (SEED) was featured in the Dec. 3 Philadelphia Business Journal.  The SEED Center, which was renovated to achieve LEED certification, is a fitting home for sustainability-related academic programs, including the M.S. in sustainable design and a …

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Textile Design Exhibition on Display through Dec. 14 at The Design Center

Colorful and intricate knit, print and woven textile designs are display through Dec. 14 at the Textile Design Exhibition in The Design Center. An opening reception was held Friday, Dec. 3 from 4 to 7 p.m. The exhibition features undergraduate students …

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PhilaU Singers and Chamber Ensemble ‘2010 Winter Concert’ Saturday, Dec. 4

Join the PhilaU Singers and Chamber Ensemble for the 2010 Winter Concert this Saturday, Dec. 4 at 7:30 p.m. in the Ravenhill Chapel. The concert is free and open to the University community and the public.

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PhilaU Residences at Falls Center Opening Fall 2011

The Philadelphia University Residences at Falls Center will house more than 370 PhilaU students in this newly renovated, multi-purpose site less than a mile from campus located at 3300 Henry Avenue. Students will begin living in the residences fall 2011. …

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Sustainability experts Pastore and Fryer talk about reducing carbon footprints on NBC’s 10 Show

Sustainablity experts Chris Pastore and Rob Fryer, who appear on PhilaU’s green radio show Ecoman and the Skeptic, talked about reducing carbon footprints on NBC’s 10! Show Nov. 18.  Chris Pastore, professor of engineering, and Rob Fryer, assistant professor of architecture, explained how families can …

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Basketball Coach Magee lauded as shooting guru on espn.com

Men’s basketball coach Herb Magee was given a shout-out in sportswriter Dana O’Neil’s “Feast Week” observations on espn.com Nov. 29.  In a wrap-up of the college basketball season so far, she wrote, “…shooting guru Herb Magee needs to offer a nationwide …

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