Monthly Archives: March 2011

Coach Herb Magee interviewed on CSN’s Daily News Live

Men’s basketball coach Herb Magee, a nominee for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, was interviewed on CSN’s Daily New Live March 29.  Magee, known as the “shot doc,” talked about coaching Sixers star Evan Turner during the off-season.

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Law and Society Program’s First Graduates Accepted into Law School

This year, the first two graduating seniors of Philadelphia University’s Law and Society Program, Maggie Frank and William Benjamin Jackson, will continue their education in law school — both having been accepted for graduate study this spring. “It’s a great …

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PhilaU Fraternity Bikes for the Cure, Raising Money for Breast Cancer Research

Sitting outside The Kanbar Campus Center this week, the guys of Sigma Nu have been blasting music, grilling burgers, pedaling endlessly on a stationary bike and hoping to raise over $1,500 dollars for breast cancer research. In the fraternity’s 12th …

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Unique Student Collaboration Creates Helpful Devices for Clients Living With Disabilities

Philadelphia University occupational therapy and industrial design students have been collaborating this spring to create customized assistive devices that help meet the needs and dreams, both large and small, of individuals with daily living challenges. This unique collaboration, which is …

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Sustainable Design Program to Host Tuesday Night Lecture Series, Beginning March 29

For an upcoming lecture series on sustainability, the M.S. in Sustainable Design program will bring three industry leaders to campus as guest speakers beginning March 29. Chris Rabb, a consultant and serial entrepreneur will speak in Downs Hall, Room D6, …

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Over 300 Students Attend Third Annual HealthyU Wellness Fair

PhilaU hosted its third annual HealthyU Wellness Fair on March 24, drawing over 300 students for health-related activities and services. The event offered free health and fitness services, including chair massages, blood pressure screenings, fitness assessments, and ZUMBA, yoga and …

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Fashion student Andrew Van Sant on Roberto Capucci fashion show: CW Philly

Fashion merchandising student Andrew Van Sant, who is producing the April 1 student fashion show at the Philadelphia of Museum of Art inspired by its exhibit on designer Roberto Capucci, was interviewed by CBS3/CW57 during the 7 a.m. news March 25.  Fashion design students …

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DesignExpo to be held Thursday, March 31

PhilaU’s DesignExpo, a networking event and job fair sponsored by the Career Services Center, is back with more than 70 registered employers for invited PhilaU students. This year’s DesignExpo will be held on Thursday, March 31 from 1 to 4 …

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PhilaU Students to Compete in Italian-Inspired Fashion Design Contest at Philadelphia Museum of Art

Several PhilaU students will compete on Friday, April 1 in the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s “Project Capucci” design contest, which will celebrate the work of one of the most influential Italian fashion designers of the last century. Roberto Capucci, one …

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PhilaU Fashion Designers Named Finalists in Phillies Ball Girl Uniform Design Contest

A current senior and two PhilaU alumni will vie for the “MVP of fashion” as finalists for the Philadelphia Phillies ball girl uniform design contest. Senior Elizabeth LaBrasca, and alumni Karen Bloomfield ‘08 and Pamela Martin ‘07 were recently selected …

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