Monthly Archives: June 2013

Phil Tiemeyer talks about his book Plane Queer in radio interview: Culture Shocks

Phil Tiemeyer, associate professor of history, talked about his new book, Plane Queer: Labor, Sexuality, and AIDS in the History of Male Flight Attendants, in an interview on Culture Shocks with Barry Lynn on the Genesis Communications Network, which aired …

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PhilaU students bike the East Coast for good cause: York Daily Record/Sunday News

PhilaU architecture student Cameron Swengel is leading a team of bikers, including six PhilaU students, on a 30-day Maine to Florida ride to raise funds for multiple sclerosis research, The York Daily Record/Sunday News reported June 10.

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PhilaU Wins National Career Services Award

The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) announced June 4 that Philadelphia University’s Career Services Center won the 2013 NACE Innovation Excellence Award. PhilaU submitted its “Enter the Center” campaign for consideration for the national award, which recognizes excellence …

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PhilaU students bike to raise funds for MS research: Roxborough Review

PhilaU architecture students Cameron Swengel and Alex Klohr are leading a team of eight riders–six from PhilaU–on a 30-day Maine to Florida bike trip to raise funds for multiple sclerosis research, The Roxborough Review reported June 7.

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Collaborative DEC Honors Courses Help Revitalize Philly Neighborhood

A collaborative project across multiple Philadelphia University classes and majors helped develop a full-scale branding campaign for the Logan Community Development Corporation (Logan CDC), which focuses on revitalizing the Logan neighborhood of Philadelphia. The project began in the Opportunities Finding …

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PhilaU Awards Innovation in Research Grants for Mag Composites Institute

Three Innovations in Research grants were recently awarded to Philadelphia University professors to conduct groundbreaking new research in support the Philadelphia University MAG Composites Institute. The professors will explore new composite materials, from hybrid-glass and innovative building materials to sustainably-produced …

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Natalie Nixon on mobile fashion truck innovation: The Philadelphia Inquirer

Natalie Nixon, director of the Strategic Design MBA program, said a new mobile fashion truck by the owners of the Old City store Smak Parlour “makes a lot of business sense,” The Philadelphia Inquirer reported in a June 2 story. …

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Mary Kline Classic tournament featured in New York Post,, CBS2 and others

The Mary Kline Classic basketball tournament that took place at Philadelphia University June 2 was featured in The New York Post,, CBS2 New York, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Syracuse Post-Standard, Reading Eagle and others.

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