Media Coverage

As one of the first universities to have a program of this kind, the MS in Sustainable Design program is consistently in the media and our students and faculty are looked to as experts in this burgeoning field.

MSSD Faculty member and Director, Rob Fleming, publishes new book on Sustainabl Design Education.
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 A new book by Rob Fleming


MSSD Grads appear in recent Grid Article!

Mssd program

Our Faculty have appeared on local radio and television stations and in various print and online publications. In addition to our external media coverage, three of our faculty members, Rob Fleming, Chris Pastore and Rob Fryer, run an award winning weekly podcast discussing hot sustainability topics with experts, faculty and students.


Rob Fleming, sustainable design program director and one of the co-founders of the Engineering and Design Institute at Philadelphia University, was recently featured on the cover of Grid Magazine discussing the department's signature approach to sustainable design.

Recent Highlighted Appearances


Ecoman and the Skeptic: full episodes from all 5 seasons since (January 2009-present).


Discovery: Planet Green (5/2009):Professor Fleming, family and students appeared on Renovation Nation with Steve Thomas


Grid Magazine (5/2011):Rob Fleming Cover Story "Leaders of the New School"

Philadelphia Business Journal (12/3/2010):"Philadelphia U. opens the SEED Center in remodeled gym"

Philadelphia Inquirer (1/20/2009):"Green radio: Meet Ecoman and the Skeptic"

Grid Magazine (1/3/2009):“Style and Substance”