Monthly Archives: January 2012

Coach Herb Magee Named ‘Living Legend’ by the Philadelphia Sports Writers Association

Hall of Fame men’s basketball Coach Herb Magee can add another accolade to an already very impressive list after being named the 2012 “Living Legend” by the Philadelphia Sports Writers Association. The dinner is open to the public. Tickets are …

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PhilaU Alumni Share Expertise in Intellectual Property Law at Faculty Workshop

In a world with quickly evolving technologies, intellectual property protection has become more complex and necessary to ensure inventors get credit for their discoveries and creations. Philadelphia University brought two celebrated alumni to campus on Jan. 19 for an intellectual …

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Mark Sunderland on performance fabric bed sheets: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Mark Sunderland, academic operations manager in the College of Design, Engineering and Commerce, said new performance fabric bed sheets reflects the expanding market for performance fabrics in the home textiles area, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported Jan. 21.

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Three PhilaU student-athletes named Academic All-Stars: Philadelphia Inquirer

Three student-athletes on PhilaU’s men’s and women’s cross-country teams have been named 2011 Inquirer Academic All-Stars, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Jan. 20.  They are seniors Tyler Dye and Sarah Simonetti and sophomore Christina Wetzel.

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Landscape architecture students help re-imagine Gorgas Park: WHYY Newsworks

PhilaU landscape architecture students are working on plans to re-imagine Gorgas Park, WHYY Newsworks reported Jan. 19.  Adjunct professor Nate Hommel and student Ian Schieve were featured in the story. The PhilaU students will present their plans in February.

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Steve Frumkin named dean at Fashion Institute of Technology: Women’s Wear Daily

Steven Frumkin, who was associate professor of business, has been appointed dean of the Jay and Patty Baker School of Business and Technology at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York, Women’s Wear Daily reported Jan. 19.  Frumkin also …

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DEC Fellows Share Business Plan Expertise in Faculty Workshops

Faculty and administrators in the College of Design, Engineering and Commerce (DEC) recently completed two DEC Fellows workshops on designing and implementing business plans. The DEC Fellows program brings industry experts to campus to conduct a series of focused workshops …

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Industrial Design Students Launch Sprint Challenge with Armstrong

And … they’re off! PhilaU’s industrial design students launched the 10th annual one-week “Sprint” challenge in collaboration with industry sponsor Armstrong World Industries, Inc. Exactly one week later, on Jan. 24, the students will present their designs for new acoustical …

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Phil Tiemeyer presents research on AIDS origin to American Historical Association: Windy City Times

Phil Tiemeyer, assistant professor of history, presented his research on the myth of a Patient Zero who brought the AIDS virus to America at a Jan. 7 meeting of the American Historical Association’s Committee on LGBT History, the Windy City Times reported …

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PhilaU Fashion Design Senior Wins Prestigious $5,000 YMA Scholarship

Philadelphia University senior fashion design student Gabrielle Nadolny has been awarded $5,000 from the prestigious YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund for her project developing a new online store concept. The awards for Nadolny and other student winners were announced Jan. 10 …

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