Monthly Archives: October 2013

PhilaU Students Impress Johnson and Johnson Officials with Innovative Products

Officials from Johnson & Johnson, sponsor of PhilaU’s fall sprint challenge, were impressed with the  innovative solutions for wound care that eight interdisciplinary teams of students came up with during the fast-paced, two-week project that ended Monday. “I’ve been very …

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Group M Gallery Features Associate Professor Jack Carnell’s Photographs

Associate Professor of Photography and Architectural Studies Jack Carnell has an exhibit featuring 12 color photographs of county seats and courthouse squares on display at Gallery M in Philadelphia through Nov. 15. The exhibit, “Requiem for the Courthouse Square,” includes …

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Industrial Design Capstone Project Recognized with International Award

Philadelphia University Industrial Design ’13 students Thomas Pigott and Michael Rodriguez were awarded the Cologne International Design Award for their senior capstone project entitled Preserving an Icon. Their project, which transforms salvaged cedar from old rooftop water tanks in New …

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PhilaU students present “eco-district” plans for Germantown: WHYY Newsworks

PhilaU architecture and landscape architecture students presented plans for “eco-districts” that take into account architecture and landscaping, as well as social, cultural, historical and economic needs of the Germantown community, WHYY Newsworks reported Oct. 16.

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Former PVH President Allen Sirkin ’64 H’10 Shares Industry Advice at PhilaU

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DesignPhiladelphia 2013 Showcases PhilaU Faculty and Alumni

PhilaU faculty and alumni are participating in discussions, lectures and events as part of DesignPhiladelphia 2013. The ninth annual citywide design festival runs from Thursday, Oct. 10 through Friday, Oct. 18.  This year, DesignPhiladelphia will present 120 programs with the …

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Dana Perlman, Midwifery Institute interim director, addresses home birth study: Philadelphia Inquirer

Dana Perlman, interim director of PhilaU’s Midwifery Institute, said a new study that found home births riskier than hospital births is based on “tiny numbers of rare outcomes to portray risks,” The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Oct. 9.

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PhilaU Fashion Design Program welcomes Wednesday’s Child to campus: NBC10

Mikal, a 17-year-old in foster care, visited PhilaU’s fashion design program for an NBC10 Wednesday’s Child segment that aired Oct. 9.  Fashion students and faculty talked to Mikal and NBC10 reporter Vai Skiahema about studying fashion design and showed some …

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PhilaU Alumni Showcase Up-Stream Laundry System in G-Shock Video

PhilaU industrial design alumni Eliot Coven and Aaron Stathum continue to capture attention with their simple but purposeful design for a developing world laundry system, which has traveled from a PhilaU design studio to last spring’s Clinton Global Initiative conference …

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PhilaU men’s basketball coach Herb Magee dean of Philly coaches: Comcast SportsNet

With all four of the major Philadelphia sports teams firing coaches in the past year, PhilaU head men’s basketball coach and Hall of Famer Herb Magee remains the overall dean of Philly-area coaches, according to a Comcast SportsNet story posted …

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