Monthly Archives: September 2011

Fashion Industry Management Student Interns at Coach in New York

Senior fashion industry management student Brittany Lease wakes up at 4:45 a.m. each Monday and Wednesday and boards a bus for New York. Two to five  hours later, depending on traffic, she arrives in New York and heads to 34th …

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Bioethics Expert Arthur Caplan Speaks on Campus as part of FYE Reading Lecture Series

Arthur Caplan, Ph.D., director of the Center for Bioethics at the University of Pennsylvania, spoke to a packed Kanbar Performance Space crowd Sept. 15 about the ethically challenging scientific discovery discussed in Rebecca Skloot’s The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, …

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Day of Service Project Registration Ends Tuesday, Sept. 20

With the fourth annual Day of Service on Tuesday, Sept. 27 fast approaching, several projects are still seeking volunteers. Registration is open online at www.PhilaU.edu/DayofService, where students can choose a project to sign up for until Tuesday, Sept. 20. After …

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PA student interviewed about vaccine controversy: NBC10

Physycian Assistant Studies student Alisha Neumann responded to Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann’s claims this week that the HPV vaccine against cervical cancer caused mental retardation in a young woman, NBC10 reported Sept. 15 at 4:30 p.m.  Dr. Arthur Caplan, …

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Mark Sunderland on new performance fabric bedding: The Philadelphia Inquirer

Mark Sunderland, manager of academic operations for the College of Design, Engineering and Commerce, said a new line of bedsheets made from performance fabric, like that used in athletic wear, could be a hit with consumers, according to a Sept. 16 Philadelphia Inquirer …

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Mayor Nutter Visits PhilaU Campus with YESPhilly Students

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter visited Philadelphia University on Sept. 14 with YESPhilly as part of Education Week in the city. The mayor arrived via trolley with approximately 30 students from YESPhilly, a program which helps students who have dropped out …

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Mayor Nutter and YESPhilly students visit PhilaU: Philadelphia Inquirer, 6ABC

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter and some 25 YESPhilly students visited Philadelphia University Sept. 14 to hear about educational opportunities and tour the campus, The Philadelphia Inquirer and 6ABC (11 p.m.) reported. YESPhilly provides youths 17 to 21 who have dropped out of school educational …

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MBA Leadership Luncheon Series Returns with Fall Lineup of Industry Experts

As part of its ongoing commitment to industry immersion, the MBA program at Philadelphia University is hosting its sixth year of the Leadership Lessons program, which brings successful men and women from the business world to campus to share their …

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Philadelphia University Welcomes You to “Imagine,” New Exhibit in Hayward Hall

Visitors and students walking through the lobby of Hayward Hall will notice that the space has been transformed into Philadelphia University’s newest exhibit—a collection of work from students in the fashion design program. The exhibit, called “Imagine,” showcases the work …

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Landscape Architecture Students Plan for International Park(ing) Day Friday, Sept. 16

Landscape architecture students will convert two parking spaces into temporary parks on Friday, Sept. 16, as part of a national campaign to promote open spaces in urban environments. Park(ing) Day was first held in San Francisco in 2005 by an …

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