Monthly Archives: April 2011

PhilaU to Honor Apparel Industry Leader Tomio Taki with Honorary Degree

Philadelphia University will present an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters to apparel industry giant Tomio Taki on Friday, April 29 from 2 to 4 p.m., in The Kanbar Campus Center Performance Space. Taki has a storied career in the international …

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MBA students develop business plans for Manayunk retailers, WHYY reports

PhilaU MBA students and associate professor Steven Frumkin are working with business owners in Manayunk to develop business plans to reach new customers, reported WHYY Newsworks on April 22.  The MBA students are teaming with seven retailers as part of the business plan competition, and will …

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PhilaU Students Participate in Annual Northeast Regional Honors Conference

Philadelphia University pre-med student Tyler Fleming ’12 and Physician Assistant Studies student Shannon Rasmussen ’13 participated in the 2011 Northeast Regional Honors Conference in Portland, Maine. Fleming and Rasmussen traveled with Marcella McCoy-Deh, Ph.D., director of the honors program at …

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Innovative Design Concepts to be Showcased at 2011 Senior Design Show May 9-15

Philadelphia University senior design students will showcase their creative and innovative work at the 2011 Senior Design Show, which will take place from May 9 to 15 in the Bucky Harris Gymnasium in The Gallagher Athletic, Recreation and Convocation Center. …

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PhilaU to Host Interdisciplinary Product Innovation in a Global Economy Event April 27

Whether interdisciplinary, multidisciplinary, or cross-functional, collaboration across disciplines is essential to successful product innovation, but with its opportunities come challenges – ranging from lack of communication to turf wars among the disciplines. These challenges are often heightened in a global …

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Cinco de Mayo-Inspired Ram Jam Festival to Be Held Thursday, April 28

PhilaU’s 2011 Ram Jam, “Viva la Ram Jam,” a campus-wide, outdoor celebration of spring, will be held on Thursday, April 28 starting at 11 a.m. outside of The Kanbar Campus Center. This Cinco de Mayo-inspired Ram Jam will feature the …

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Alumni Mentorship Inspires Occupational Therapy Students at Walter Reed Army Medical Center

Over 6,000 miles from Philadelphia, a matter of inches could mean life or death each day for the U.S. Military service members fighting in the Middle East, where roadside bombs and improvised explosive devices have been used liberally by opposition …

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New Issue of PhilaU’s ‘The Voice’ Now Available Online

A new issue of the PhilaU Law and Society Program’s new, online publication, The Voice, is now available at www.PhilaU.edu/TheVoice. The Voice, a student written publication, analyzes controversial topics ranging in scope from a campus level to an international level, …

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Sustainable Design Director Rob Fleming Featured in Grid Magazine

Philadelphia University professor Rob Fleming, director of the M.S. in Sustainable Design Program, was featured this month in the cover story of Grid magazine, a publication focused sustainability on Philadelphia. Fleming, who cofounded the Engineering and Design Institute at Philadelphia University …

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Landscape Architecture Students Dig in to Beautify Eroded Slope on Campus

Pedestrians walking along School House Lane near the Ravenhill Campus will notice that brand new pavers have been placed along the sidewalk — the result of a project by the Landscape Architecture Program. Landscape architecture students, in cooperation with President …

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