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Hollywood Legend M. Night Shyamalan to Address Drexel’s Class of 2018

Hollywood legend M. Night Shyamalan will address the class of 2018 at Drexel’s University-wide commencement ceremony on June 15 at Citizens Bank Park. The director, producer, screenwriter and actor — whose breakout hit, “The Sixth Sense,” appeared nearly 20 years ago — is known for filming and setting his movies in and around Philadelphia, hiring locally and utilizing area vendors, and showcasing some of the region’s best-loved attractions and locales.

Tristan Alan on set for virtual scenes of “Tribute.”

‘Tribute:’ Drexel’s First Cross-Department Visual Effects Film

Drexel University film director — and student — Tristan Alan worked with Drexel visual effects supervisor — and student — Eric Hiller to create the University’s first large scale visual effects senior film.
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The Little Engineer That Could

Mario Scotto Di Vetta is using his co-op opportunities to travel around the country and dig up some dirt on his future career opportunities. 

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The Good, The Bad and The Dicty

The entirely student-driven research course called “Dictyostelium” allows Drexel students to participate and contribute to actual research that will be published without the usual brisk time constraints of a research lab.
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Science for the Community

Drexel students join with other university students and industry professionals to help promote science among the youth of the Philadelphia area.

The Actors Gymnasium performs “Marie and Phil: A Circus Love Letter” (2015). Nico Añón is the bottom left performer. Photo courtesy of The Actors Gymnasium.

This Drexel Student is Reaching New Heights

For many, the circus is just entertainment. For Nico Añón, a Drexel University freshman studying mechanical engineering in the College of Engineering, the circus is home.

Photo credit: Briyanna Hymms.

Home Away From Home at Drexel’s New Writers Room

Drexel student ends quest of finding a place to call home on campus with new Writers Room located on first floor of MacAlister Hall.
It's hard to contain the excitement over Homecoming! Photo by Derik Hamilton.

7 Very Subtle Ways to Show Your Drexel Pride

Having school pride is hard when you’re trying to keep it together in a fast-paced quarter system. One Drexel student came up with a few clever ways to show Drexel pride without standing out too much.
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Explore the Deeper Waters of Pop Culture with New Podcast from Pennoni Honors College

The Pennoni Honors College has a new podcast dedicated to bringing an academic lens to the beloved but critically-overlooked products of pop culture.

  Back row, left to right: Dean Cohen, Amy Gottsegen, Kelly Weissberger (Associate Director, CSD), Ashleigh Jugan, Nicholas Barber, Vincent O’Leary, Provost Blake, Riki McDaniel, Ian Nichols, Caitlin Walczyk, Sam Buczek, Meredith Wooten (Director, CSD), Dean Van Bockstaele, Martha Meiers (Program Coordinator, CSD). Front row, left to right: Caitlin Cooper, Ana Monastero, Jacob Baron, Dylan O’Donoghue, Marina D’souza, Gabrielle Salib, Emily Coyle (Fellowships Advisor, CSD). Photo credit Jordan Stein.

Meet the Drexel Dragons up for the Biggest Awards This Year

Drexel University’s Center for Scholar Development recently hosted an event to recognize the hard work and initiative taken by those students who applied for major fellowships this year.
Aimee Turner, Miss Philadelphia 2018.

Meet Miss Philadelphia 2018 — She’s a Drexel Student

Aimee Turner, a senior custom-designed major in the Pennoni Honors College studying for an interdisciplinary science degree, was recently crowned the new Miss Philadelphia.

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U.S. French Embassy Says ‘Bonjour’ to Drexel’s French Club

The Drexel French Club, started only a few years ago, will receive funding and guidance from a U.S. French Ambassador to expand its reach at the University.