Monthly Archives: December 2014

Maribeth Kradel-Weitzel Launches Posters Against Ebola Project: Print Magazine

In an interview published in Print magazine Dec. 17, Maribeth Kradel-Weitzel, associate professor of graphic design communication, discussed her Posters Against Ebola project. Kradel-Weitzel has curated more than 20 posters on the Ebola epidemic from graphic designers around the country. All …

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PhilaU Academy for Municipal Innovation Graduates Newest Class of City Innovators

Philadelphia University graduated the second group of Philadelphia city employees from the Academy for Municipal Innovation (AMI), a unique educational program that gives the workers the knowledge and tools they need to innovate in their jobs. “We think that innovation …

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PhilaU Offers New M.S. in Modeling, Simulation and Data Analytics: Inside Higher Ed

Philadelphia University is offering a new M.S. program in modeling, simulation and data analytics, Inside Higher Ed reported Dec. 16.

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M.S. in Industrial Design Alumnus Designs Cool Hardware: Philly

Dan Pancoe, a graduate of PhilaU’s M.S. in Industrial Design program, and his firm, Likuma Labs, is “behind some of the coolest hardware startups,” Philly reported Dec. 12. He and partner Kurt Swanson have designed the hardware component for …

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Graphic Design Students Present Promotional Projects for National Constitution Center

Graphic design communication seniors this week presented their plans to promote civic holidays to officials from the National Constitution Center, who selected the top winners from the semester-long project. “We were incredibly impressed,” said Stephanie Reyer, vice president of exhibitions …

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Textile Design Students Showcase Final Collections at The Design Center

Vivid swatches of woven, knit and printed fabrics draped the walls of The Design Center at Philadelphia University Dec. 5 at the opening reception for an exhibition of final collections by graduating textile design students. Extraordinary workmanship and creativity was …

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Board Chair Eileen Martinson Named Top 2014 Executive: NJBIZ

PhilaU Board Chair Eileen Martinson, CEO of Sparta Systems Inc., has been named executive of the year by NJBIZ, the publication announced Dec. 9. Since taking the helm at Sparta, NJBIZ said, “Martinson has rejuvenated revenue growth, doubled spending on research …

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Fashion Pop-Up Shop Raises $3,885 for ChemoClothes

PhilaU fashion students raised $3,885 to support the families of cancer patients by selling handmade clothing and accessories at a Dec. 3 pop-up shop in the Kanbar Performance Space. Some 200 fashion merchandising and management students in five classes sold such …

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DesignIntelligence Ranks PhilaU Industrial Design, Interior Design Programs Among Top in Nation

Philadelphia University undergraduate and graduate industrial design programs were ranked among the best in the country in the latest report by DesignIntelligence. The prestigious annual survey also ranked the University’s interior design program third nationally by employers for sustainable design …

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PhilaU Fashion Students Raise Funds At Pop-Up Shop: NBC10, 6ABC, KYW Newsradio

The pop-up shop featuring fashions and accessories by PhilaU fashion merchandising and management students was featured Dec. 3 on NBC10 and 6ABC during the 4 p.m. newscast and on KYW Newsradio.  The one-day shop raised more than $3,300 for the …

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