Monthly Archives: December 2013

Biology Professor Anne Bower on invasive earthworms: The Philadelphia Inquirer

Anne Bower, associate professor of biology, discussed the environmental impact of invasive Asian earthworms throughout the Philadelphia region and northeast U.S., The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Dec. 9.  Bower and her students had studied invasive earthworms and tested a variety of …

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“Project Runway” Stars Share Fashion Insights and Advice with Students

“Project Runway” veterans Jay McCarroll and April Johnston shared tales from the fashion design reality show as well as advice for PhilaU fashion students during a wide-ranging talk Dec. 5 in the DEC Center Forum. McCarroll, a PhilaU fashion design …

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Sustainable Design Students Present Development Plans at Town Meeting

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Graduating Students Showcase Collections at Textile Design Exhibition

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Steven Blank H’11 Establishes Term Chair for Innovation

Steven Blank, an award-winning educator, author and entrepreneur, has established a term chair for innovation to be held by Philadelphia University’s Vice President for Innovation D.R. Widder. The Steve Blank Innovation Chair will help the University foster innovation in new …

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ABC World News and Nightline Report on Philadelphia H.S.

ABC World News With Diane Sawyer and Nightline last night aired a follow-up story on the challenges and some triumphs faced by students at Philadelphia’s Strawberry Mansion High School, one of whom is now enrolled at Philadelphia University.  The original …

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Fashion Student Pop-Up Shop Raises $2,917 to Help Cancer Victims

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Natalie Nixon on impact of local fashion firm SA VA: The Philadelphia Inquirer

Natalie Nixon, director of the Strategic Design MBA program, said designer Sarah Van Aken’s fashion firm SA VA provided a model for local fashion entrepreneurship, but ultimately was derailed by a tough economy, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported in a Dec. 1 …

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