Monthly Archives: October 2013

New Apparel Line Uses Textile Prints From The Design Center at PhilaU

Historic prints from the collection of The Design Center at Philadelphia University have been incorporated into a limited edition clothing and accessories line that will debut at Art In The Age of Mechanical Reproduction as part of First Friday festivities …

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PhilaU GeoDesign Program Featured: ArcNews Fall 2013

Philadelphia University’s M.S. in Geodesign program was included among seven featured geodesign programs in the country in the Fall 2013 ArcNews story “Geodesign Education Takes Flight.”

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DMM Director Jean Bail On Preparing for Disasters Like Sandy: NBC10

Jean Bail, director of the Disaster Medicine and Management program, advised people to prepare for Sandy-like storms and other disasters by putting computers and smart phones to work digitizing their vital information, NBC10 reported Oct. 29.   Being able to …

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Interior Design Student Restores Family’s Victorian House: The Philadelphia Inquirer

Interior design student Fran Crotty has restored and updated her family’s 100-year-old Victorian home in Glenside, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Oct. 27.  The Crottys’ home, according to the story, is now a “seamless blend of thrift-store purchases, online castoffs and …

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Macy’s Fashion Incubator Accepting Applications for 2014 Residency

The Philadelphia Fashion Incubator at Macy’s Center City is accepting applications from emerging local fashion designers for its 2014 residency program. Designers interested in applying should be planning to start, or have already started, a fashion business in Philadelphia. The …

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Fashion design alum and Project Runway winner Jay McCarroll part of Philly fashion scene: The Philadelphia Inquirer, Daily News

Jay McCarroll, PhilaU fashion design alumnus and faculty member, who won the first season of “Project Runway,” is part of the city’s burgeoning fashion scene, The Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News reported after the most recent Project Runway winner, who …

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DEC Center Wins Award as an ENR 2013 Best Project

The DEC Center at Philadelphia University received an Award of Merit in the category of Higher Education and Research from Engineering News-Record Mid Atlantic 2013 Best Projects. This nationwide competition honors the best building projects of the year as selected …

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PhilaU’s “Single Bullet” exhibition examines Kennedy assassination theories: The Philadelphia Inquirer

“Single Bullet” is an innovative exhibition by PhilaU students, faculty and staff that examines the assassination of President John F. Kennedy from different perspectives, including the official Warren Commission conclusion, championed by the late Sen. Arlen Specter, that one gunman–Lee …

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PhilaU students win ACSA steel competition: Metro

A team of three architecture and interior design students won the national ACSA steel competition for their design of a pedestrian bridge crossing Philadelphia’s Vine Street Expressway that would reconnect neighboring communities, Metro reported Oct. 20.  The students, Heather Martin, …

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“Single Bullet” Exhibit Immerses Audience in JFK Assassination Investigation

Almost 50 years after President John F. Kennedy was shot and killed, visitors at the preview event of Philadelphia University’s striking new exhibition, “Single Bullet: Arlen Specter & The Warren Commission Investigation of the JFK Assassination,” were transported back in …

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