Monthly Archives: September 2013

PhilaU students win materials research poster competition: AATCC News

PhilaU students Seth Moczydlowski won first place and Kayla Stevens and Nicholas Rusin won second place in the eighth annual AATCC materials research student poster competition, AATCC Review reported in the September/October 2013 issue. Moczydlowski, an industrial design graduate student, won …

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Interior Design Alumna on Second-Place Team in IIDA Competition

Interior design alumni Sarah Schaub and Julie Riley, who graduated in May, were selected to participate in the International Interior Design Association student design competition at Neocon, which took place June 10 in Chicago.  Schaub was on the team that …

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Vote for fashion design alum Elizabeth LaBrasca as best new Philly designer: Philadelphia Magazine

Fashion design alumna Elizabeth LaBrasca ’11 is a finalist for the title of Philly’s next great fashion designer in Philadelphia Magazine’s Fashion Project competition.  LaBrasca’s featured design is an elegant organza “sweatshirt” with handcrafted flowers and beadwork. The public can vote …

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GeoDesign professor helped shape GIS mapping in Philadelphia: Technically Philly

Jim Querry, faculty member in PhilaU’s new M.S. in GeoDesign program, headed Philadelphia’s award-winning geographic information systems for almost two decades, Technically Philly reported Sept. 9.  Querry said he left city government to lead the nation’s first graduate program in …

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Daniel Chung, assistant professor of architecture, receives Preservation Technology and Training grant

Daniel Chung, assistant professor of architecture, has been awarded a $25,000 Preservation Technology and Training grant for his proposal, “Energy Modeling of Historic Buildings, Improving Simulation and Verification Techniques.” The project, which will be funded through July 2014, was one …

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M.S. in textile design alum heads successful design firm: Philadelphia Inquirer

Harshita Lohia, who received her M.S. in textile design in 2005, persevered through setbacks to  launch a successful firm, Harshita Designs Inc., in 2009, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Sept. 1.  The company specializes in “wearable works of art” such as …

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FIM alum Raeann Groves named best of next generation by Connecticut Magazine

Fashion industry management alumna Raeann Groves, 23, was named one of “40 under 40” for 2013 including the best and brightest of Generation Next by Connecticut Magazine.  Groves, owner of upscale boutique Silkworm in Essex, Ct., has a keen sense …

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