Monthly Archives: February 2011

CommonThreadExpress featured in Food Management magazine

The PhilaU CommonThreadExpress was featured in the February 2011 edition of Food Management magazine. PhilaU and dining services provider Parkhurst Dining recently launched an online dining ordering system that lets faculty, staff and students pay for retail options using their …

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Fashion Students Design Costumes for Philadelphia Opera Company Performance

Three PhilaU fashion design students’ designs are among the costumes worn by actors and actresses in the Opera Company of Philadelphia’s production of “Romeo et Juliette,” which debuted Feb. 11 at the Academy of Music. The classic love story of …

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Ram Pride: Cheer on the Basketball Teams Saturday

Cheer on the men’s and women’s basketball teams this Saturday, Feb. 19 for the last home games of the season. The Rams will take on Post University in The Gallagher Center – women’s game at 2 p.m., men’s game at …

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SGA Hosts 15th Annual Valentine’s Day Talent Show

On Thursday, Feb. 17 the Student Government Association (SGA) will host the 15th annual Valentine’s Day Talent Show in the Downs Auditorium from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m.  The evening will include free T-shirts, food and lively performances from the best …

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President Spinelli and the College of Design, Engineering and Commerce Featured on Business Insider

President Spinelli and the College of Design, Engineering and Commerce were featured on the Business Insider website in an article by Steve Blank, retired entrepreneur and lecturer at Stanford University Engineering School and U.C. Berkeley Haas School of Business. The …

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Fox 29’s Jen Frederick gets shooting tips from Herb Magee

Jen Frederick of Fox 29’s Good Day Philadelphia got some shooting tips from men’s basketball coach Herb Magee during the Feb. 11 morning show.  Magee, known as the “shot doctor,” is the all-time winningest NCAA coach.  To see the video, to go http://www.myfoxphilly.com/dpp/good_day_philadelphia/jenn-learns-to-shoot-with-herb-magee.

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Graphic and Industrial Design Students win Gold Awards in ‘Graphis New Talent’

Two projects completed by Philadelphia University students received Gold Awards in the prestigious 2010 Graphis Design Annual. The projects will be published in “Graphis New Talent,” an internationally competitive, annual publication that highlights only the most promising student talent from …

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PhilaU Students and Staff to Perform ‘The Vagina Monologues’ Feb. 25

V-Day is almost here! PhilaU students and staff will perform The Vagina Monologues on Friday, Feb. 25 at 8 p.m. in The Kanbar Campus Center Performance Space. Tickets are $5 each. All proceeds from the event will be donated to …

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Fashion students design costumes for Opera Company: The Philadelphia Inquirer

Fashion design students Nicole Enterline, Jannifer Lanyon and Jennifer Hawrylak designed costumes for a recent production of Romeo et Juliette by the Opera Company of Philadelphia, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Feb. 9.  Photographs of Enterline’s and Lanyon’s designs were featured in …

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University Researcher to Speak on Findings of Study involving PCB Contaminants in Fish Oil Supplements

For years, health experts and researchers have touted the benefits of omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil supplements. Consequently, every day millions of Americans take these supplements attempting to ward off heart disease, cancers and other physical ailments. To …

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