Monthly Archives: November 2015

PhilaU Architecture Wins Award to Develop Textile Materials Strategies: Architect, ArchDaily

Philadelphia University’s College of Architecture and the Built Environment received a 2015 NCARB Award to develop an interdisciplinary course on innovative textile materials strategies for building envelopes, Architect magazine reported Nov. 13. The PhilaU NCARB Award also was reported by …

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Bryant Greene Appointed PhilaU Trustee: The Philadelphia Inquirer

Bryant M. Greene, owner/administrator of Always Best Care Senior Services of Philadelphia, Bucks and Delaware counties, has been appointed to the Philadelphia University Board of Trustees, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Nov. 16.

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PhilaU Exceeds Goals in Second Annual Day of Giving

As part of Philadelphia University’s second annual Day of Giving on Nov. 12, 360 donors gave a total of $80,376 to support the University. The generous amount donated eclipsed by almost threefold the original goal of raising $30,000, and nearly doubled …

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Architecture Alumna Wins AIA Re-Form Competition: Curbed DC

Lauren Brosius, a 2015 architecture alumna and intern architect at EwingCole, was a finalist in the AIA Re-Form competition for her government housing strategy plan that focuses on user participation, flexibility and microgrids, Curbed DC reported Nov. 12. Architects and …

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Cheer on the Rams at Basketball Home Openers Saturday, Nov. 14

Cheer on the men’s and women’s basketball teams this Saturday, Nov. 14 at their season home openers in the Gallagher Athletic Center. The PhilaU women will take on Queens College at 2 p.m. and the men’s team will go up against …

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PhilaU Women’s Soccer Will Play in NCAA Tournament First Round on Friday

PhilaU’s women’s soccer team will square off against The College of Saint Rose in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday, Nov. 13 at 4 p.m. at Adelphi University in New York. The Rams, the number six seed, …

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PhilaU Ranked Among Tops in Region in Graduates’ Salaries: Philadelphia Business Journal

Philadelphia University was one of the top-ranked universities in the region based on graduates earning salaries above expectations, the Philadelphia Business Journal reported Nov. 6. PhilaU graduates earned $6,690 in salary above expectations, putting it behind the University of Pennsylvania …

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Katz Lecture Panelists Discuss Brain Injuries and the Ethics of Fandom

Given the risk of brain injuries for athletes in certain sports, a diverse group of panelists and audience members at Philadelphia University last night addressed this central question: Is it ethical to be a sports fan? New York Times’ best-selling …

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PhilaU Scientists Present Invasive Species Research at International Conference

Two Philadelphia University students and one graduate presented their research, “Challenge of Invasive Species in the Herbaceous Layer for Urban Forest Restoration,” at the International Student Conference on Conservation, held last month at the American Museum of Natural History in …

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PhilaU Men’s Basketball Beats LaSalle 79-78 at Buzzer: Comcast SportsNet

PhilaU men’s basketball beat DI LaSalle 79-78 at the buzzer at an exhibition  game Nov. 7, Comcast SportsNet reported. “With the Explorers clinging to a one-point lead, Rams guard Kaison Randolph corralled a loose ball near the foul line and …

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