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2010

  • Digital Media Publications

    December 31, 2010

    Publications by Digital Media Faculty.
  • Fashion program

    December 10, 2010

    Our Fashion program was ranked 16th best in the world by Fashionista.com.
  • Potters Council

    December 10, 2010

    Renee Chase, Fashion Design Professor, had her sculptures selected from among 700 entries to appear in the Potter's Council of America 2011 Calendar.
  • Collab Honorable Mention

    November 30, 2010

    Collab’s Annual Student Design Competition was held at the Philadelphia Museum of Art on November 15th. First honorable mention went to Interior Architecture and Design student Candace Foster for her design “Segno”.
  • Hit the Ground Running

    November 30, 2010

    The Entertainment & Arts Management (EAM) program was launched in 2006 to educate students who wanted to work in either the entertainment industries or nonprofit arts. This intensive program features a wide-ranging curriculum that stresses a strong foundation in the specialized business practices of these fields as well as numerous opportunities for experiential learning, all taught by a faculty with extensive real world experience.
  • New DUNews

    November 30, 2010

    Jenn Delany will report on the 30th Annual ABATE Toy Run, a program that collects and distributes toys to children at the Children’s Hospital of Pennsylvania. Julia Fisher will report on the Share a Night program, a fundraiser run by the Ronald McDonald House to raise money to support a family’s stay during the holidays. Finally, Bradon Manni will report on the alliance, led by Interior Design Professor Debra Ruben, between Drexel and the Blankenburg Elementary School which resulted in a playground being built for the West Philadelphia public school.
  • OFF Campus

    November 30, 2010

    After a successful first season, a new crew of Westphal students went to work producing the second season of OFF CAMPUS. Screenwriting students wrote scripts while Film & Video and Television students handled all aspects of production.
  • Study Abroad in Prague

    November 30, 2010

    The Drexel in Prague program is open to all students interested in exploring a historically rich and vibrant European cultural center. The program, only available during the summer term, has Drexel students taking classes with a mix of other American college students.
  • Top of Our Charts

    November 30, 2010

    What Fred has done at WKDU would suggest Fred will thrive when he graduates, but Fred does so much more. Earlier this year, Fred and fellow Music Industry student, Matthew Klein, created a Philadelphia-centric, vinyl record label, Be Frank Records
  • Howard Benson

    November 22, 2010

    Student Lenny Skolnik did his co-op with two time Grammy nominated music producer and Drexel Alum, Howard Benson.
  • A Time for Music

    November 20, 2010

    With the holiday season underway, the Music Program will present a week of concerts featuring the all-new All College Choir, several musical world premieres, and a bounty of timeless holiday classics.
  • Full Discolsure

    November 18, 2010

    In his documentary, Full Disclosure, journalist and filmmaker Brian Palmer explores the human costs of war and the tragic consequences of miscommunication on the battlefield. Over his twenty year career as a journalist, Palmer has been a CNN correspondent, Beijing Bureau Chief for US News & World Report and writer for Fortune magazine.
  • Lifetime President

    November 17, 2010

    As President of Lifetime Television Networks and the History Channel, she is responsible for the programming, marketing, promotion and strategic planning for the Lifetime and History networks which includes History International®, History en Español™, Military History™, Lifetime Movie Network® and Lifetime Real Women®. Dubuc will speak to the current and future state of television on November 17th, at 11 AM in Stein Auditorium in Nesbitt Hall (3215 Market Street
  • Playground Opening

    November 16, 2010

    On Tuesday, November 16th, there will be a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new playground at the Blankenburg public school in West Philadelphia, a project fostered by Interior Design Professor Deb Ruben in her participatory design classes.Over the course of three terms, Professor Ruben and her interior design students developed plans for more than 35,000 square feet of dilapidated outdoor space designing a multi-use play space for students at the Rudolph Blankenburg K-8 public school at 46th and Girard.
  • Madko Concerts

    November 15, 2010

    •Madko Concerts, the student-run concert promotion arm of the Music Industry Program, staged two electrifying concerts in Philadelphia.
    •The Music Industry program was featured on Billboard. com in their Music Business College Guide.
  • Chamber Ensemble

    November 14, 2010

    The Chamber Music Ensembles will present a fall concert this Sunday, November 14th at 4 PM in the AJ Drexel Picture Gallery, Main Building third floor (32nd & Chestnut Sts). The concert will feature performances by the Wind Octet, Student/ Faculty Brass Quintet, String Quartet and Improvisational Ensembles.
  • MadKo at the Rotunda

    November 14, 2010

    adko Concerts, the student-run concert promotion arm of the Music Industry Program, is staging an electrifying concert this Sunday, November 14th at 7 PM. MadKo will take over The Rotunda (4014 Walnut Street) for a hip-hop concert featuring headliner Reef the Lost Cauze. Reef is a battle-tested MC who won the End of the Weak Challenge Champion at the Rock Steady Crew 27th Anniversary.
  • WestPhest

    November 14, 2010

    Comedy, drama, horror, documentary or silent… you’ll find your favorite kind of film at WestPhest, the Film & Video program’s annual film festival this Sunday, November 14th at 6:30 PM in Bossone’s Mitchell Auditorium (3128 Market Street). The fest will feature over 40 student films, produced for courses in Basic Film, Experimental, Narrative, Documentary, Advanced Film, Independent Projects and Production Workshop.
  • Dr. Joseph Hancock

    November 12, 2010

    •In 2011, Joe will be chairing the ITAA Conference in Philadelphia which will welcome over 450 fashion, apparel, textiles, clothing, and consumer science scholars.
  • Journal of Culture and Retail Image

    November 12, 2010

    •Joseph Hancock, Design & Merchandising Professor, had the Journal of Culture and Retail Image officially recognized by the Library of Congress with an ISSN number.
  • Naughty But Nice

    November 11, 2010

    Rob’s column Naughty but Nice is one of the most widely read gossip columns in the business and gives all the gritty celebrity gossip to readers while providing commentary on the show business industry. Shuter will share his experiences on the sometimes twisted world of Hollywood during a talk on November 11th at 7 PM in Ruth Auditorium.
  • I'm Not Your Man

    November 11, 2010

    Professor Marcy Rauer Wagman had her song "I'm Not Your Man," featured in a trailer for a documentary.
  • Join Us Tonight

    November 11, 2010

    Rob’s column Naughty but Nice is one of the most widely read gossip columns in the business and gives all the gritty celebrity gossip to readers while providing commentary on the show business industry. Shuter will share his experiences on the sometimes twisted world of Hollywood during a talk tonight, November 11th at 7 PM in Ruth Auditorium.
  • MAD Dragons Hurwitz Honored by US Army

    November 11, 2010

    You can imagine how difficult it is on families when one parent is off serving in the Armed Forces. Andy Hurwitz who runs MAD Dragon Records, a cornerstone of our Music Industry Enterprises, is doing his part to help.
  • Now Playing

    November 11, 2010

    This past weekend the Drexel Players and MPiRP resident company, 11th Hour Theatre Company, began performances of Jonathan Larson’s hit musical RENT at the Mandell Theater, filling the house at every performance. After creating buzz with their behind the scenes video blog and Mandell Lobby makeover, the cast of RENT visited NBC’s The 10!
  • Off Campus

    November 11, 2010

    Our student produced “dramedy” OFF CAMPUS will premiere on DUTV Friday, November 26th at 11 PM. After a successful first season, a new crew of Westphal students went to work producing the television show that features a cast of professional actors.
  • Study Abroad Iceland

    November 11, 2010

    Applications are now being accepted for Drexel in Iceland 2011. Join Design & Merchandising Program Director, Anne Cecil, on a journey through the land of Fire & Ice. Explore global Youth Culture and learn how trends in music, fashion, design, architecture and interiors disseminate through Iceland, Europe and the United States.
  • Dean Sabinson Guest DJs on WKDU

    November 10, 2010

    Did you ever wonder what kind of music Dean Sabinson listens to in his free time? On November 10th from 7- 9 PM the Dean will guest host live on WKDU 91.7 FM, our student-run radio station.
  • Madko Concerts

    November 7, 2010

    Madko Concerts, the student-run concert promotion arm of the Music Industry Program, is staging two electrifying concerts in Philadelphia this November. On Sunday, November 7th at 7 PM Madko will take over The Balcony at the Trocadero with headliner Caithlin De Marrais supported by three local artists, Everyone Everywhere, Jet Set Sail and Bearings.
  • RENT

    November 5, 2010

    RENT is coming to the Mandell Theater from November 5th through the 21st. The Drexel Players and 11th Hour Theatre Company, MPiRP’s resident company, present Jonathan Larson’s Pulitizer Prize-winning musical about a group of impoverished young artists and musicians who are struggling to survive, connect and create in New York’s Alphabet City under the shadow of the AIDS epidemic.
  • Social Spaces

    November 4, 2010

    As a Rankin Scholar-in-Residence, Hertzberger will also visit studio architecture classes and take part in one of three weekend workshops as part of Re-Create: Three Workshops on Learning Environments and the Participatory Process, an interdisciplinary course for Interior Design and Architecture students. As a passionate educator, Hertzberger taught at the Academy of Architecture in Amsterdam from 1965 – 1970, the Delft University of Technology from 1970-1999 and served as visiting professor at the University of Geneva, Switzerland from 1986-1993.
  • Kirie Paper Japonism

    November 3, 2010

    Kubo, a Rankin Scholar-in-Residence, will exhibit stunning cut paper reliefs on traditional Japanese rice paper made from non-traditional materials.
    An opening reception and artist’s lecture will be held Wednesday, November 3rd at 6 PM in Stein Auditorium in Nesbitt Hall, followed by a reception in Chapman Court featuring such Japanese foods as maki, sushi,nigiri and Japanese appetizers and desserts.
  • Kirie Paper Japonism

    November 3, 2010

    Kubo, a Rankin Scholar-in-Residence, will exhibit stunning cut paper reliefs on traditional Japanese rice paper made from non-traditional materials.
    An opening reception and artist’s lecture will be held Wednesday, November 3rd at 6 PM in Stein Auditorium in Nesbitt Hall, followed by a reception in Chapman Court featuring such Japanese foods as maki, sushi, nigiri and Japanese appetizers and desserts.
  • Music Business College Guide

    November 2, 2010

    The Music Industry program was featured on Billboard.com.
  • Study Abroad London

    November 2, 2010

    During the winter term at London College of Fashion, students earn 14 credits taking the following courses: European Cultural and Historical studies, Fashion Drawing and Illustration, Designing Footwear, Hand knitting/Embroidery, Fashion Inspiration to Collection - from Paris to London, and European Independent Study Project
  • WKDU Cleans Up at CMJ Awards

    November 2, 2010

    Last week, WKDU 91.7 FM, Drexel’s student-run radio station, won Best College Radio Station at the annual CMJ awards in New York City. CMJ is a network of musicians, industry professionals and fans and their annual five-day music marathon and conference, just held in New York City, presented over 1,000 bands and received major media coverage.
  • Google Building Maker

    November 1, 2010

    Westphal is one of three colleges selected as a stop on a Google tour that will showcase Google’s newest geo-modeling applications SketchUp and Building Maker. The Google GEO Outreach Team will visit campus on Monday, November 1st at 3 PM in University Crossings Room 028 (Large Screening Room) for a presentation and hands-on demo.
  • Kirie Paper Japonism

    November 1, 2010

    Kubo, a Rankin Scholar-in-Residence, will exhibit stunning cut paper reliefs on traditional Japanese rice paper made from non-traditional materials. An opening reception and artist’s lecture will be held Wednesday, November 3rd at 6 PM in Stein Auditorium in Nesbitt Hall, followed by a reception in Chapman Court featuring Japanese foods such as maki, sushi, nigiri and Japanese appetizers and desserts.
  • DNews Scares You

    October 29, 2010

    If you’re the type that tends to sleep with the light on, it won’t be all ghouls and goblins on DUTV on October 29th at 8 PM as there will also be a story on our Intercultural Journey’s event featuring Middle Eastern music, food and discourse on hope for peace in the troubled Mideast entitled Harmony, Hip-Hop and Hope: Shalom/Salaam. Another story will explore Shady Brook Farms in Yardley, PA, a farm with pumpkin and apple picking, hayrides and a corn maze. s Scare Crow Walk which includes scarecrows designed by 30 different artisits.
  • Boombox Logic

    October 26, 2010

    Kuf will play a record release show at World Café Live this Saturday, October 16th at 10 PM and Boombox Logic will be released worldwide on Tuesday, October 26th. MAD Dragon Records, our award-winning student-run record label, builds upon the city’s hip-hop legacy with the release of Kuf Knotz’s first solo album, Boombox Logic
  • My Dog Tulip

    October 25, 2010

    My Dog Tulip is the critically acclaimed animated film about a man’s relationship with his dog now playing in movie theaters across the country. He will screen the film on Monday, October 25th at 3 PM in University Crossings room UC028 (Large Screening Room). review.
  • My Dog Tulip

    October 25, 2010

    My Dog Tulip is the critically acclaimed animated film about a man’s relationship with his dog now playing in movie theaters across the country. (7)
    He will screen the film on Monday, October 25th at 3 PM in University Crossings room UC028 (Large Screening Room). review.
  • tick tick BOOM

    October 25, 2010

    This year’s resident MPiRP company, 11th Hour Theatre Company, will begin their 2010-2011 Season with a special one night benefit concert of Jonathan Larson’s tick, tick…BOOM!. tick, tick…BOOM!, Jonathan Larson’s autobiographical story of a young composer on the brink of turning 30 and falling into oblivion, started the incredible journey that led to the creation of the Broadway smash hit RENT.
  • Retailer of the Year award

    October 23, 2010

    Kathryn Krock, Fashion Design alumna, earned the Massachusetts Beverage Business 2010 Retailer of the Year award for her business.
  • Re-Inventing the Learning Enviornment

    October 22, 2010

    The Department of Architecture + Interiors is presenting a series of three public lectures titled Re-Inventing the Learning Environment which will examine innovative approaches to school and classroom design. Highly established practitioners and educators – Susanne Hofmann of Baupiloten, Berlin/Germany; Henry Sanoff, University of North Carolina; and Herman Hertzberger, HH Studio, Amsterdam/Netherlands –all known in the discipline as excellent and approachable teachers, will serve as lecturers and workshop leaders.
  • Boffo Kudos for Graphic Design

    October 22, 2010

    The Graphic Design Program has won an amazing 29 awards in the Creativity Awards 40 Annual in the Print & Packaging medium. All winning print work will appear in the over 400-page, full-color hardcover, Creativity 40 Awards Annual Book, to be published by HarperCollins in the summer of 2011.
  • Faculty Focus

    October 22, 2010

    Anne Cecil is a jack of all trades; artist, designer, innovative educator. As a professor and program director of our Design & Merchandising program, she has just completed her first cross-institutional online Global Classroom in which she brought together students from Oklahoma State University, City U in Hong Kong and Drexel through the use of technologies such as Blackboard Vista.
  • Kuf Knotz

    October 21, 2010

    MAD Dragon Records and recording artist Kuf Knotz were featured in an article on WXPN's website.
  • Harmony Hip-Hop and Hope

    October 20, 2010

    On Wednesday, October 20th Intercultural Journeys, an Arab/Israeli music ensemble dedicated to breaking down barriers between cultures and peoples in conflict through artistic performances, the Goodwin College of Professional Studies and the Westphal College have organized an evening of music, conversation and food: Harmony, Hip-Hop and Hope: Shalom/Salaam, focusing on hope for peaceful resolutions of conflicts in the Middle East.
    The concert, beginning at 7 PM, will feature Intercultural Journeys, comprised of Udi Bar-David, Israeli-American cellist with the Philadelphia Orchestra and President and Artistic Director of Intercultural Journeys; Hanna Khoury, Arab-Israeli violinist and Director of Philadelphia’s Arab Music Ensemble; Hafez El Ali Kotain, a Syrian/American percussionist and Director of Al Bustan` Percussion Ensemble.
  • Arts of Fashion Scholarship

    October 20, 2010

    Milka Osoro, Fashion Design alumna, studied in Paris with the scholarship she won at last year's Arts of Fashion.
  • My Dog Tulip

    October 20, 2010

    •Ackerley, the British editor and man of letters whose memoir about his decade-plus relationship with a German shepherd is the matter at hand . . . well, go see My Dog Tulip."
  • Faculty Focus Bruce Graham

    October 15, 2010

    Graham has written over a dozen plays, including Something Intangible which won seven 2009 Barrymore Awards including Best New Play. Like many of his other plays, including his one man show, The Philly Fan, Any Given Monday is enormously entertaining and a relatable morality play delivered without preachiness.
  • Prima Ballerina Visits Drexel

    October 14, 2010

    Barbara Sandonato was the founding and principal dancer of the Pennsylvania Ballet when it began in 1962. Barbara will speak about her experiences working with the legendary teacher and choreographer.
  • Adelaide

    October 13, 2010

    Angelina Zak, Film & Video alumna, had her film Adelaide featured in the 6th Annual Los Angeles International Children's Film Festival.
  • Atlantic City Cinefest

    October 13, 2010

    Jamie Lerman, Film & Video alumna, won the "Best First Time Director" and "Best New Jersey Based Feature" at the Atlantic City Cinefest
  • Paul and Sandra Fierlinger

    October 13, 2010

    •John Avarese, Film & Video Professor, brought Paul and Sandra Fierlinger, writers, directors and animators of the film to campus.
  • Music Director of the Year

    October 12, 2010

    Student Fred Knittel was nominated for Music Director of the Year for the 2010 CMJ College Radio Awards.
  • The Courier Post

    October 12, 2010

    Renee W. Chase, Fashion Design Professor, was featured in an article in The Courier Post about her clay sculptures.
  • collections

    October 11, 2010

    Diana Bader, Kierstyn Beeler, Lucy Butler, Rachel Drummond, Joanna Holmes, Riona Faith O'Malley, and Erica Reed, Fashion students, presented their collections as part of Philadelphia Fashion Week.
  • Fashion In Fiction - The Dark Side of Fashion

    October 10, 2010

    •This documentary is about young designer Nary Manivong, who was homeless at fourteen in Columbus Ohio. s Fashion Week.
    •As part of the conference finale there was a special screening and discussion of the newly released film DRESSED. s subject Nary Manivong.
  • DesignPhiladelphia at Drexel

    October 7, 2010

    DesignPhiladelphia is the nation’s largest celebration of its kind featuring over 450 designers who will spotlight Philadelphia as a first-tier city of design and innovation. From October 7-17th events will take place all around the city and our contribution includes a double bill of films focusing on design and a lecture by our esteemed Dr. David Raizman, author of History of Modern Design, now in its 2nd edition.
  • In Memoriam Lois Carolyn Pearson

    October 7, 2010

    A graduate of Mansfield University (B. S. ) and Drexel University (M. S. ), Dean Pearson began her academic career in what was then known as Drexel’s College of Design Arts, first as a graduate assistant and then moving through the ranks to full Professor. As Associate Dean, Lois Pearson served as the advisor for graduate home economics coursework and for the Kappa Omicron Nu honor society; and assisted with development of new academic programs including the Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Management major
  • Awards at Philly Fashion Week

    October 7, 2010

    Seven Drexel Fashion Design students were awarded the Macy’s Award for Best Collection at a fashion show and competition during “Educational Show Night” held as part of Philadelphia Fashion Week 2010. These collections were shown at the 2010 Drexel Fashion Show in June and can be seen in our televised coverage of the Fashion Show which premiered on DUTV.
  • 1000 Friends

    October 5, 2010

    The Westphal Facebook Fan page now has over 1,000 friends. No one can have too many friends, so if you haven’t become a fan, what are you waiting for? Please visit drexel. westphalcollege and click the “like” button and also suggest us to your friends.
  • Edinburgh Fringe Festival

    October 5, 2010

    For the month of August 2010, a group of five Drexel students from the Entertainment & Arts Management program traveled to Edinburgh, UK for the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Accompanied by Professor Dr. Xela Batchelder and in cahoots with a comedy troupe called Baby Wants Candy, we were able to experience the insanity that is the Fringe.
  • Graphic Design Awards

    October 5, 2010

    For nearly five decades, Graphic Design USA has presented national design competitions that spotlight areas of excellence and opportunity for creative professionals. Advertising agencies, graphic design firms, corporations, publishers and educational institutions submit their very best work to this prestigious annual competition.
  • Groundbreaking for the Blankenburg School Playground

    October 5, 2010

    The Blankenburg School, a public School at 46th and Girard, was in desperate need of a playground. Through the efforts of Professor Debra Ruben, Interior Design, that playground is now becoming a reality.
  • Interiors Student Wins 30000 Dollar Scholarship

    October 5, 2010

    This year, our very own Shauna Capen was awarded the $30,000 scholarship for her interior design of a conceptual Japanese small plates restaurant in Philadelphia. The Angelo Donghia foundation has been awarding outstanding Interior Design college seniors with scholarships since 2002.
  • Star Scholars

    October 5, 2010

    The Westphal College was proud to have twelve students participate in the 2010 Star Scholars Poster Day. STAR is a special program for academically talented students that matches Drexel University undergraduates with research faculty.
  • Theater Meet and Greet

    October 5, 2010

    In November, students will work with three-time Barrymore award winning 11th Hour Theatre Company for a production of Jonathan Larsen’s groundbreaking musical RENT. On Tuesday, October 5th, the Mandell Professional Artists in Residence Project will host a meet and greet with 11th Hour Theatre Company at Noon in the Mandell Theater.
  • MPiRP Play Wins Barrymore Award

    October 4, 2010

    Last year’s resident Mandell Professionals in Residence Project (MPiRP) company, Azuka Theatre, was nominated for two Barrymore Awards for their production with the Drexel Players of The Long Christmas Ride Home. Other collaborators have included Pig Iron Theatre Company and Commonwealth Classic Theatre Company.
  • Annual Architecture Student Exhibition

    September 29, 2010

    The documentary by Reto Caduff is a revealing look at the life of the highly influential mid-century modern design master, Herbert Matter. s designer, Swiss born Matter is often credited with expanding the use of photography as a design tool and bringing the semantics of fine art into the realm of applied arts. On Tuesday, October 12th at 6 PM, David Raizman, Department Head of Media Arts and author of History of Modern Design, will give a lecture and will be available to sign the newly released 2nd edition of his book.
  • Parkway College Day

    September 25, 2010

    Your Drexel ID will gain you free admission to the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Rodin Museum, Eastern State Penitentiary, the Free Library of Philadelphia, The Franklin Institute, and The Academy of Natural Sciences. Westphal students are invited to join thousands of national and international college students for a day of free admission and touring at many of the city’s most important cultural institutions on Saturday, September 25th from 10 – 4 PM.
  • Mainline Media

    September 23, 2010

    •Dan Leung, Film & Video student, was featured in a Mainline Media News article about his winning in two categories at the Tredyffrin Student Film Festival.
  • Fashion Forward

    September 22, 2010

    On October 7th, fashion students will take part in a Fashion Show and competition in conjunction with Philadelphia Fashion Week showcasing some of the best senior and graduate collections from 2010. In November, several students from Professor Michael Glaser’s Special Topics course in Product Design will compete in the 18th-PMA- Collab Student Design Competition dedicated to the design firm of Alberto Alessi.
  • Frank de Santis

    September 22, 2010

    A practicing architect and designer since 1993, de Santis was an Associate at Polshek Partnership Architects in New York where he was project designer for the Ambulatory Care Pavilion at the Zucker Hillside Hospital and project designer for the Master Plan for the Ithaca Campus of Cornell University. In his ongoing research, de Santis is investigating the changing status of architectural ornament in order to propose a critique of reductive architectural practices and to explore how craft experience might support a complex and inclusive understanding of what it means to build well.
  • Graphic Design Does It Again

    September 22, 2010

    The Graphic Design program has won twelve Awards of Excellence in the 40th Annual University & College Designers Association Design Competition. The Graphic Design program won eleven out of only sixteen awards presented in the student project category and had one win in the published work category.
  • Greg Romero

    September 22, 2010

    Greg Romero will join us as an Assistant Teaching Professor in Theater. Romero received a BA in Liberal Arts from the Louisiana Scholars College and an MFA in Playwriting from The University of Texas-Austin where he held the James A. Michener Fellowship.
  • Interior Design Think Tank

    September 22, 2010

    The global repositioning campaign will coincide with the IFI’s 50th anniversary signifying 50 years of Interiors community and fellowship worldwide. Regional Think Tanks were conducted on five different continents during the summer which will culminate in the publication of a Report and the Symposium IFI DESIGN FUTURES that repositions the interiors discipline on the world stage.
  • Karen Curry

    September 22, 2010

    As Bureau Chief, she managed the largest bureau outside the United States and directed its coverage of the United Kingdom, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Karen joined CNN as Vice President and New York Bureau Chief, where she directed the New York Bureau’s newsgathering efforts throughout the Northeast and was responsible for the production needs of CNN programs based in New York.
  • Music & Dance

    September 22, 2010

    The Fusion Band, Mediterranean Ensemble, Percussion Ensemble, Rock Ensemble, and Guitar Ensemble will celebrate the last day of spring term classes in one rockin’ concert. Finally, the voices of the University Chorus and Chamber Singers will bring the year to a close when they perform the glorious music of the masters in their annual Great Court Concert.
  • New College Brochure

    September 22, 2010

    The new Westphal College view book was designed by Caitlin Guendelsberger, ‘10, in association with Graphic Design professors Sandy Stewart and Bill Rees. What better way to tell the world about our College than by showcasing the extraordinary work the students produce, and by having a student produce a beautiful book about it?
  • New Hires

    September 22, 2010

    We’re pleased to welcome four accomplished individuals to the College’s faculty and staff, joining Jon Coddington who we previously announced as the new Department Head of Architecture & Interiors.
  • Paul Schultz

    September 22, 2010

    Schultz taught architecture and design at the Charter High School for Architecture and Design (CHAD) in Philadelphia from 2005 to 2008. For nine years, Schultz gained professional experience working at various architecture firms in Chicago, Illinois and Portland.
  • Photgraphy Developments

    September 22, 2010

    There have been several new faculty members and facility and equipment upgrades in the Photography program over the summer. The Photography program hired Elizabeth Timmons to be the assistant facility manager.
  • Theatre at Drexel

    September 22, 2010

    Also on October 5th, the Mandell Professional Artists in Residence Project will host a meet and greet with 11th Hour Theatre Company at Noon in the Mandell Theater. Students will perform four plays, three short comedies and a longer play, which tackles the issues of teenage suicide, loss of a parent, and friendships, written by Screenwriting & Playwriting students John Barr, Brian Clores, Ashley Otis and David Sanders.
  • Welcome from the Dean

    September 22, 2010

    First off, let us welcome back our returning students and faculty and, on behalf of everyone in the College, a  very warm welcome to  our incoming class of freshman, transfers and grad students, our largest incoming class ever. U.S. News & World Reports recently released rankings: Drexel and the University of Pennsylvania are the only Philadelphia universities ranked in the top 100, and Drexel was ranked second among universities cited as ‘up and comers.’
  • Friendly Sons of St. Patrick Scholarship

    September 21, 2010

    Nicole Rosen, Film & Video student, was awarded the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick Scholarship.
  • Matt Campana

    September 21, 2010

    Matt Campana had been doing freelance work for Games Live™, a company that produces immersive concert events.
  • In the woods

    September 19, 2010

    Nick Cassway had his installation "In the woods" featured in the exhibition GROUND PLAY: Nexus at The Schuylkill Center.
  • Julie Slick

    September 19, 2010

  • MAD Dragon Recording Studios

    September 5, 2010

    •The CD booklet is made of recyclable paper and the CD tray is made of potato paper molding which is bio-degradable.
    •The album consists of 18 songs of varying genres and is 80 minutes long.
  • ATINER First Annual Conference

    August 28, 2010

    Kathi Martin, Fashion Professor, presented her paper, "A Virtual Fashion Design Research Tool", at the ATINER First Annual Conference.
  • POPCAANZ conference

    August 28, 2010

    •Anne Cecil, Design & Merchandising Professor, and Lisa Hayes, Fashion Design Professor, presented papers at the first annual POPCAANZ conference in Sydney, Australia.
  • The Philadelphia Weekly's

    August 28, 2010

    It had been a busy summer for the Music Industry Program (MIP) and its business entities with a slew of new artist signings and a reorganized management lineup.
  • Toby Seay

    August 28, 2010

    Professor Toby Seay had his presentation proposal "Primary Sources in Music Production Research and Education: Using the Drexel University Audio Archive as an Institutional Model" accepted for the 2010 Conference of the Association for the Study of the Art of Record Production (ASARP).
  • All College Choir

    August 24, 2010

    The new All-College Choir will provide yet another opportunity for Drexel students to participate in the performing arts. The choir will be led by Scott Bacon, Assistant Teaching Professor in Music.
  • Big Wins for Graphic Design

    August 24, 2010

    The Graphic Design program has had four wins in Crescent Hill Books’ international publication, The Big Book of Packaging. The Big Book of Packaging will feature the best national and international package designs, with a large section devoted to eco-friendly packaging.
  • Faculty Focus: Lisa Hayes

    August 24, 2010

    When Lisa Hayes isn’t traveling the world in search of sustainable fashions or spending time with her family, you’ll find her teaching fashion design in Nesbitt Hall. Hayes was most recently chosen to represent ITAA and the United States at the ASEAN International Conference, “Silk in the Green World,” in Bangkok, Thailand this month after being named the first place winner for design in The Queen Sirikit Institute of Sericulture Peacock Standard of Thai Silk Design Competition.
  • Learn Television from a Top Pro

    August 24, 2010

    Karen Curry, former CNN New York Bureau Chief and NBC News London Bureau Chief, will be offering a new class, The TV Magazine Show, which will teach students all the basic building blocks needed to produce a compelling, professional and informative television magazine program.
  • Δ MDU = MIP(e)

    August 24, 2010

    Hezekiah Jones and Spinning Leaves are currently recording at MAD Dragon Studios with studio manager and producer Ryan Schwab and their debut release on MAD Dragon Records is due out in winter 2011.
  • Putting Out

    August 24, 2010

    •Although large industry absorbed production of many cottage industries, thousands of people still produce arts and crafts at home and this form of creative production has flourished in recent years. According to artist Candy Depew, “Cottage Industry” and the “Putting-Out” system mirrors the decorative art and domestic goods that were produced by women in their own cottage-style home studios.
  • Summer in the City: Arch & Interior Design

    August 24, 2010

    The Drexel’s Discovering Architecture and Discovering Interior Design summer programs, now in their 14th and 10th year respectively, inspire and introduce high school seniors to the fields of architecture and interior design. s like to study architecture and interior design in a college setting. 46 students took design studio classes, drawing, computer modeling, and attended lectures on architectural history and sustainable design.
  • Summer in the City: Fashion and D&M

    August 24, 2010

    From July 11-24th, 31 high school students from all over the U.S. studied and explored careers in a summer high school program run by our Fashion and Design & Merchandising programs. The following write-up is from one of the participants, Elly Ayres, from Bradenton, FL.
  • ProSoundWeb.com

    August 23, 2010

    Students Chris Pollock, Monika Arielle Julien, Justin T. Chapman and Lenard Reuben Skolnick, and faculty advisor Cyrille Taillandier, Music Industry professor, were featured in a ProSoundWeb.com article.
  • Be Frank Records

    August 21, 2010

    Fred Knittel, Music Industry Student, started a record label called Be Frank Records.
  • Ryan Schwabe

    August 21, 2010

    Ryan Schwabe, MAD Dragon Studio Manager, was nominated as a member of the Producers and Engineers Wing Committee for the Philadelphia Chapter of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences.
  • POPCAANZ conference

    August 18, 2010

    •Anne Cecil, Design & Merchandising Professor, and Lisa Hayes, Fashion Design Professor, presented papers at the first annual POPCAANZ conference in Sydney, Australia.
  • Noah Beresin

    August 12, 2010

    Alumnus Noah Beresin was featured in an article on UsMagazine.com.
  • Charles Evans Scholarship

    August 8, 2010

    Ashley Pahler, Fashion Design Student, was the focus of a feature in the August issue of two.one.five magazine.
  • Terry Tompkins

    August 8, 2010

    he Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, published by the Academic and Business Research Institute, is an academic peer reviewed publication that publishes original academic research related to contemporary instructional techniques and education issues. has been accepted for publication in the 2010 Music and Entertainment Educators Industry Association (MEIEA) Journal.
  • Guitar Salon for Juarez

    July 13, 2010

    Talented classical guitarists William Newman, John Penn, and Tom Emery will be performing at the Ni Una Mas (Not One More) exhibition on Tuesday, July 13th.
  • Helping Parkway High

    July 13, 2010

    This past winter quarter ten theater students worked with Parkway High School students to help them with their production of August Wilson’s Pulitzer prize winning play Fences. The theater students and Parkway High students worked enthusiastically through workshops and practices, and the play was a huge success with the audience.
  • MAD Dragon's New CD

    July 13, 2010

    MAD Dragon Recording Studios has just released Chronicle of Sound. Produced and engineered by Music Industry majors, this album is unlike any other associated with the program. This one is exclusively made up of Drexel bands recorded by Music Industry sound engineers, mix engineers, and producers at the program’s studios.
  • New Majors for New Media

    July 13, 2010

    •To address the rapidly growing impact of new media on entertainment, education, and industry, the Digital Media Program in the Department of Cinema and Television will be launching three new undergraduate majors - Animation & Visual Effects, Game Art & Production, and Web Development.
  • Performance Exchange

    July 13, 2010

    . This year the dance program had a very successful touring ensemble working with approximately 7,500 elementary school students. Students in the dance program visited a new school every Friday to work with students on choreography and performances.
  • URBN Center Update

    July 13, 2010

    The second major phase of the URBN Center project, Design Development, has just been completed. During this phase, the architects—Meyer, Scherer & Rockcastle, LTD (MS&R) — met regularly with the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design faculty and administrators to complete final designs for every facility in the URBN Center’s 143,000 square feet of space.
  • best-practices and procedures for the industry

    July 7, 2010

    Professor Toby Seay had his presentation proposal, "Using Existing Institutional Resources for Establishing and Preserving Audio-Visual Collections" accepted for the 2010 Conference of the International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives (IASA).
  • Association for Recorded Collections conference

    June 26, 2010

    Toby Seay presented two papers at the Association for Recorded Collections conference in New Orleans.
  • Shure Fantastic Scholastic 6 Recording Competition

    June 23, 2010

    Professor Cyrille Taillandier and students Chris Pollock, Monika Julien, Justin Chapman and Lenard Skolnick won the 2009 Shure Fantastic Scholastic 6 Recording Competition.
  • 2010 Senior Send-Off

    June 9, 2010

  • Entrepreneurial Rhythm

    June 9, 2010

    As part of the 2010 Business Plan Competition, the Nina Henderson Awards are presented to Westphal students who participate in the business concept and pitch competition and the full business plan competition who are ranked highest by the judges.
  • Fashion on DUTV

    June 9, 2010

    DUTV will be showing this year's fashion shows. The shows were staged by students from the Design & Merchandising Program and featured evening, women’s, men’s, sport, swim and children’s lines as well as lingerie, designed by Fashion Design students and modeled by Philadelphia’s top professional models.
  • Graphic Design Senior Show

    June 9, 2010

    The Graphic Design Senior Show is an exhibition of outstanding work that represents the diversity of Graphic Design curriculum. Seniors exhibit projects in book design, packaging, publication design, web design, environmental graphic design (exhibition & wayfinding), motion graphics and their own senior thesis projects that showcase their versatility and talent.
  • Interior Architecture and Design Graduate Show

    June 9, 2010

    The Graduate Interiors Organization is hosting a student show featuring projects from all three years of the Interior Architecture and Design Graduate Program. The thesis projects include investigations in a biophilic design (man’s inherent need for nature) of an airport, the promotion of everyday health in middle schools, and the creation of a special African tree house environment for children inflicted with SPD (Sensory Processing Disorder).
  • Judith Bing Retiring

    June 9, 2010

    Judith Bing, Associate Professor in the Department of Architecture & Interiors, is retiring after 22 years of faculty service.
  • New Cinema and Television Class

    June 9, 2010

    The Cinema & Television department will be offering a new class this summer in the management of news and sports programming. The class, TVMN 680 - Mgmt of News & Sports Programming, will explore management issues in news and sports programming through lectures, case studies and individual and project work.
  • 17th Annual Annex Art Exhibition

    May 28, 2010

    The 17th Annual Annex Art Exhibition, our annual showcase of artwork by Drexel students, faculty, staff and alumni will be open daily from 9 AM – 5 PM in the Annex Building at 3220 Cherry Street through May 29th.
  • Biggest Fashion Show Ever

    May 28, 2010

    The always highly anticipated annual fashion show will be bigger than ever this year. Collections from forty senior and graduate Fashion students will grace the runway on Saturday, June 5th at the glorious Urban Outfitters Corporate Headquarters.
  • Celebrate Israel

    May 28, 2010

    Coming off their performance at this years’ citywide Israel 62: Independence Day event hosted by the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, the Mediterranean Ensemble continues celebrating the anniversary of the state of Israel by moving the celebration to campus.
  • Digital Media Show

    May 28, 2010

    The Digital Media Program’s Senior Show on June 5th will feature the students’ innovations in computer games, 3D animation, web design and development and digital installations. Visitors will be able to demo interactive exhibits and speak with the seniors who produced the works from 1 PM to 3 PM in Nesbitt Hall. Senior
  • Hope. Act. Change.

    May 28, 2010

    Monica Manklang, a recent Westphal alumna, has created a project to promote social change through art. She started an organization, Art To Save the World, which works with all manners of artists in the Philadelphia area and encourages them to use their talents to benefit our local and world communities.
  • New DNews

    May 28, 2010

    The newest edition of DNews features the first of a two part interview with incoming Drexel President John Fry and Interim President Chuck Pennoni, a story on Ni Una Mas and the ARTMARCH. Other segments include a feature on our spring play Reefer Madness from Eric Colton; a story by Laurel Chadwick on the Spring Health Fair; and two stories by Grace Buttery, one on the Academic Bistro and another on Greek Week, featuring the Greek Week Talent Show.
  • Philadelphia Orchestra on Campus

    May 28, 2010

    Join us in Bossone's Mitchell Auditorium for a Philadelphia Orchestra concert cybercast on Tuesday, June 8th at 1:30 PM. This initiative features a full-length Philadelphia Orchestra concert beamed to campus in HD and digital sound.
  • Sixth Annual Great Court Concert

    May 28, 2010

    The halls of the Great Court in the Main Building will be filled with the voices of the University Choir and Chamber Singers performing the glorious music of Brahms, Bach and others. The sixth annual concert on Sunday, June 6th at 3 PM will feature Brahms’Liebeslieder Waltzer, Bach’s Motet No. 6 and works by Dufay, Schutz, Josquin and Tchesnokov.
  • Social Graffiti

    May 28, 2010

    Social Graffiti is Matthew Morton's senior digm project which is projected onto the front façade of Nesbitt Halland combines architecture, design and technology to produce a visually stimulating viewer experience through a series of animations designed to complement the architectural components of Nesbitt Hall.
  • Sounds of Summer

    May 28, 2010

    This year, the Guitar and Fusion Ensembles will electrify and add a bit of soul to Buckley Green on Tuesday, June 1st at 6 PM
  • Unearthed

    May 28, 2010

    Impressive student choreography will be paired with work by some of Philadelphia’s finest professional choreographers in our final dance concert of the season titled Unearthed.
  • Hermes Creative Awards

    May 25, 2010

    Graduate student Justin Wilcott won two gold awards and an honorable mention at the 2010 Hermes Creative Awards.
  • GWFCC 2009 Project Fundway Scholarship

    May 25, 2010

    Freshman Adegbemisola Ademisoya was awarded the GWFCC 2009 Project Fundway Scholarship.
  • International PCA/ACA conference

    May 25, 2010

    Anne Cecil presented a paper titled "Punk Rock Women Alive & Well in South Philadelphia, Part 5 KeN" at the International PCA/ACA conference in St. Louis.
  • RISD Museum

    May 25, 2010

    Clare Sauro presented her paper, Historic Costume Galleries: Preserving the Past While Inspiring the Future, in Providence at the RISD Museum.
  • ceramic fashion figures

    May 15, 2010

    Renee Chase displayed work at the National Building Museum at the Smithsonian Museum in Washington.
  • A Shure Thing

    May 14, 2010

    •The winning prize package included Shure microphones (valued at $8,500), plus a donation of $3,000 towards a scholarship for our University.
    •Team members Chris Pollock, Jeremy Cimino, Monika Arielle Julien, Justin T.
    •Chapman and Lenard Reuben Skolnick, led by faculty advisor Cyrille Taillandier, recorded Music Industry alum Sonni Shine and a band of Music Industry students using microphones supplied by Shure.
  • Art for Social Change

    May 14, 2010

    •ARTMARCH will have hundreds of participants, including 700 young women dressed in pink T-shirts, the color of memorial crosses in Juarez, marching through the streets of University City. s Frank Bender.
    •Organized by Drexel University and Amnesty International, ARTMARCH will provide a forum for our community to speak out against the heinous crimes happening along the United States/Mexico border.
  • Best of Film and Video

    May 14, 2010

    •The Film & Video program will host their senior show on Sunday, May 23rd at 3 PM in Bossone’s Mitchell auditorium.
    •The show will screen 20 projects shot on both 16mm film and High Definition Video.
  • Best of Interior Design

    May 14, 2010

    •The Interior Design senior class of 2010 has also started a program with suppliers and their first “Senior Choice Awards” will be presented. s willingness to work with students.
    •The Interior Design senior show highlights the best work our graduating seniors have produced.
  • Mandell Up In Smoke

    May 14, 2010

    •Lessons abound in Reefer Madness as Jimmy has terrible experiences before he sees the errors of his ways finally promising to go forth and warn other children on the dangers of pot aka reefer.
    •Inspired by the original 1936 propaganda film, Reefer Madness parodies the U. S. government’s serious warnings of the time that action must be taken before the country succumbs to the dangers of the demon weed.
  • Music for Peace Ni Una Mas

    May 14, 2010

    •A free concert by Intercultural Journeys, The Dali Quartet and flutist Nicholas Real will be a special musical contribution to our Ni Una Mas exhibition on Tuesday, May 25th at 7 PM in the Pearlstein Gallery (3401 Filbert St).
    •Musicians from the concert will work with students from these community centers in the days leading up to the concert to engage Latino youngsters with the arts and music of Spanish speaking cultures throughout the world.
  • Pray the Devil Back to Hell

    May 14, 2010

    •Disney is co-Founder and co-President of the Daphne Foundation, a progressive, social change foundation that makes grants to grassroots, community-based organizations working with low-income communities in New York City.
    •The screening is in support of the Ni Una Mas exhibition at the Pearlstein gallery running through July 16th.
  • The Art of The Steal

    May 14, 2010

    •Barnes started the Barnes Foundation, one of the world’s foremost collections of Impressionist, Post-Impressionist and early Modern paintings, as an educational institution.
    •Over the last decade, a struggle ensued as many powerful Philadelphia enthusiasts wanted the Barnes to move to Philadelphia, arguing that the city can use the collection to reach many more people than would be served by Merion Township.
  • Best for Last

    May 5, 2010

    •The annual senior shows demonstrate a culmination of the skills and knowledge our senior class has learned during their time at Drexel and the talent they will bring to the workforce after graduation.
    •You’ll see a room filled of award-winning graphic design work at their senior show, as graphic design students have won nearly 100 awards this year.
  • House Party

    May 5, 2010

    •Event Facts: What: House Party with House Industries Where: Armory, 33rd and Cuthbert St.
    •The party will begin at 6 PM with a House Supermarket and work signing, in which students will be able to browse and buy House products and artwork, followed by a 7 PM lecture on the House design philosophy with Cruz.
  • New Architecture and Interiors Dept Head Jon Coddington

    May 5, 2010

    •Coddington received a Master of Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Tennessee.
    •Prior to Ball State, Jon Coddington was a Professor of Architecture at the University of Tennessee where he also served as the head of the graduate program.
  • Sweet Jazz at Sunset

    May 5, 2010

    •Event Facts: What: Jazz at the Club, a performance by Naturally Sharp Where: MacAlister Hall, 6th Floor Dining Room (33rd & Chestnut Sts. ) When: Friday, May 7 and Saturday May 8; 8:20 PM Cost: $6 More information: email Dr.
    •A talented group of 14 select Drexel students, Naturally Sharp has been providing soothe sounds to rapt audiences for years under the direction of Dr.
  • The Art of Steal

    May 5, 2010

    •Barnes started the Barnes Foundation, one of the world’s foremost collections of Impressionist, Post-Impressionist and early Modern paintings, as an educational institution.
    •Over the last decade, a struggle ensued as many powerful Philadelphia enthusiasts wanted the Barnes to move to Philadelphia, arguing that the city can use the collection to reach many more people than would be served by Merion Township.
  • Area Chairs for the Popular and American Culture Associations

    April 24, 2010

    •Hancock was elected Vice-President for Area Chairs for the Popular and American Culture Associations (PCA/ACA).
  • Fabric Design category

    April 24, 2010

    Student Sarah Mueller won first place in the Fabric Design category of the 2010 AATCC Concept 2 Consumer Design Competition.
  • Plastic Operator remix

    April 23, 2010

    Mathieu Gendreau produced a Plastic Operator remix for indie band Winter Gloves from Montreal for their song Let Me Drive.
  • Building A Brand

    April 22, 2010

    •The party will begin at 6 PM with a House Supermarket and work signing, in which students will be able to browse and buy House products and artwork, followed by a 7 PM lecture on the House design philosophy with Cruz.
    •For a week starting on Wednesday, April 28th, Andy Cruz, the founder of House Industries, will be here working with students in many of our design programs on a creative problem that he’ll present as a challenge.
  • Digital Confetti and So Much More

    April 22, 2010

    •Tichenor received a Masters in Design and Computation from MIT where his research focused on the intersection of design, electronics and materials.
    •Their work includes in-house design and creation of interactive environments/objects, scripting software, science and technology consultation, and maintaining networks of technology solution providers.
  • MAD Dragon Madness

    April 22, 2010

    •If you missed the concert, DUTV is giving you a second chance to see Good Old War with special guests Liam & Me, and MAD Dragon recording artists Matt Duke, The Swimmers and Andrew Lipke.
    •MAD Dragon Records will also be taking over The Rotunda for a night of local hip-hop music.
  • Magic of the Mellotron

    April 22, 2010

    •Mellodrama, a documentary by Dianna Dilworth, explores the rising and falling fortunes of the Chamberlin and its better-known successor the Mellotron—the first musical keyboards to play the pre-recorded sounds of other instruments.
    •Essentially the first sampling instrument, its haunting sound has changed the production and texture of popular music—from the Beatles’ “Strawberry Fields Forever” and the Moody Blues’ “Nights in White Satin” to Radiohead’s OK Computer and Kanye West’s “Gold Digger. ” The movie features commentary by members of The Beach Boys, The Moody Blues, The Zombies, Cheap Trick, Black Sabbath, Maroon 5 and many more.
  • Meet MS and R

    April 22, 2010

    •Jeffrey Scherer, FAIA, Garth Rockcastle, FAIA, and Traci Engel Lesneski, principal architects and interior designers from Architecture and Interior Design firm Meyer, Scherer & Rockcastle, LTD (MS&R) will give a presentation to Westphal students, faculty and staff on their design plans for The URBN Center, the new home of the Westphal College.
    •MS&R, will present on the processes and plans developed over the last year and will give us an inside look at our future academic home on Thursday, April 22th at 6 PM in Stein Auditorium.
  • Ni Una Mas: ARTMARCH for Juarez

    April 22, 2010

    •ARTMARCH aims for hundreds of participants, including 700 young women from Drexel University dressed in the iconic pink color of the victims’ memorial crosses in Juarez, to march through the streets of Philadelphia.
    •Organized by Drexel University and Amnesty International, ARTMARCH will provide a forum to speak out against the awful crimes happening along our border for which no justice has been sought.
  • Research Day 2010

    April 22, 2010

    This year 95 Westphal students from eleven of our different majors were among the over 500 Drexel students who participated in Research Day.
  • Tagging Bombing and Getting Up

    April 22, 2010

    •The Westphal College will celebrate and explore graffiti art and hip-hop style when we host Henry Chalfant and graffiti artist BLADE on Thursday, April 22nd at 7 PM in the Bossone Auditorium (3128 Market St).
    •First published in 1984, Subway Art was a montage of photography capturing the graffiti art that covered the subway trains of New York City for well over a decade beginning in the 1970s.
  • Westphal Stops the Presses

    April 22, 2010

    •The Philadelphia Inquirer published three stories on news and happenings at the college in the past week. s gallery review column by Edith Newall included a review of the current Leonard Pearlstein gallery show, O Zhang: The World is Ours/Yours. s City Paper and was featured in last Sunday’s Philadelphia Inquirer 7 Days column. increasingly high-profile."
    •Over the past weeks our college has received more than its fair share of major media attention.
  • Whisper Down The Lane

    April 22, 2010

    •You can see Toy Soldiers on Saturday, May 15th at 9 PM at the TLA, 334 South St. at their CD release show with a bill that also features Drink Up Buttercup, The Extraordinaires, The Great Unknown and The Armchairs with a special guest appearance by Lady.
    •MAD Dragon Records newest recording artists, Toy Soldiers, who recently performed with Miro Dance company as part of the Miro Mash-Up at the Mandell Theater, will release their debut album, Whisper Down the Lane, on May 18th.
  • How to "Make it Work"

    April 20, 2010

    •Althea came to campus to speak about her emerging success as a designer and her previous experiences as both a fashion student and Project Runway contestant in April.
    •She presented portions of her collection in an interactive discussion with those who attended and participated in a Fashion Design and Design & Merchandising class critique.
  • In Memoriam: Professor Edward W. Arian

    April 17, 2010

    Arian also founded and directed the graduate program in Environmental Planning and Management and the undergraduate program in Public Administration, which utilized student internships through grant funding to aid local governments in technical assistance. Arian was a visionary who understood the need for good management in the cultural community,” said Cecelia Fitzgibbon, Arts Administration Program Director.
  • Hollywood How-To

    April 17, 2010

    To purchase tickets, which go on sale in the coming weeks, go to Students who receive complimentary tickets will be asked to pay a $10 holder fee when you sign up and will get their $10 back at the event. As a prelude to the seminar, there will be a free screening of one of Rosenman’s most popular works, Father of The Bride, followed by a Q&A with Rosenman and Dean Allen Sabinson on Thursday, April 15th at 7 PM in the Large Screening Room in University Crossing (028 University Crossings).
  • Time for Submissions: Research Day 2010

    April 15, 2010

    Research Day is a chance for all Drexel students to showcase their research and creative work in the arts, humanities, sciences and engineering. Drexel’s annual Research Day is coming up quickly and, as usual, our College hopes to be a major participant.
  • Awards Sweep

    April 14, 2010

    •This year was our best showing ever at the festival and we congratulate our student film makers and animators, and their faculty in the Department of Cinema & Television.
    •The 2010 GPSFF was held Friday, April 2nd at the University of the Arts.
  • Cloth2Clay

    April 14, 2010

    Renee Weiss Chase had her work Cloth2Clay exhibited as part of the NCECA events in the Philadelphia area.
  • Graffiti Art

    April 14, 2010

    •The Westphal college will celebrate and explore graffiti art and hip-hop style when we host Henry Chalfant, Martha Cooper and graffiti artist BLADE on Thursday, April 22nd at 7 PM in the Bossone Auditorium (3128 Market St).
    •First published in 1984, Subway Art was a montage of photography capturing the graffiti art that covered the subway trains of New York City for well over a decade beginning in the 1970s.
  • Meet the Architects of Our New Home

    April 14, 2010

    •There are also plans for the renovation of 3401 Filbert St. , which will include an expanded Leonard Pearlstein Gallery, a black box theater and a state of the art screening facility. 3501 Market Street, designed by famed Philadelphia firm Venturi, Scott Brown and Associates, breaks from the tenets of modernism with its iconic facade and is an important building in the history of architecture in Philadelphia.
    •The plans include a complete reworking of the 3501 Market St. building into the new home for the college’s programs in Architecture, Arts Administration, Design & Merchandising, Digital Media, Entertainment & Arts Management, Fashion Design, Graphic Design, Interior Design, Music Industry and Product Design, as well as for the college’s administrative offices and Historic Costume Collection.
  • Summer Programs

    April 14, 2010

    * Each summer the college offers a selection of summer programs for high school students looking to get an early jump on the college experience. s endless array of cultural institutions.
    * Most programs will have students sketching and developing prototypes of products similar to ‘deliverables’ professional designers create.
  • We Are Not Jaded

    April 14, 2010

    •Also add to the ever growing list a staggering 30 awards from this year’s American Graphic Design & Advertising 26 Awards, including first and second place in the “Best of Category” for packaging.
    •Each winning project will be published in the prestigious American Graphic Design & Advertising 26 Awards 2010 hardcover book out this December.
  • Westphal Archives on Display

    April 14, 2010

    •The history of the Westphal College will be the subject of the University Archives’ spring exhibition on display from April 14th- May 15th on the first floor of the W. W. Hagerty Library.
    •Drexel envisioned the Drexel Institute as a place for rapid, intensive and practical business and industrial education.
  • The Henderson Challenge

    April 12, 2010

    The Henderson Challenge offers Westphal students the chance to compete for over $6,000 in prize monies in a competition for the best business plan. Other Westphal students who wish to participate must make an appointment to obtain a mentor from the Baiada center who will meet with them regularly to help with the creation of their business plan. To register, click here.
  • Calling All Creatives

    April 9, 2010

    The 2010 Design Charrette will challenge students to rethink public and urban transportation while taking into account differing modes of transport, universal accessibility, sustainable and energy efficient design, hubs for commuter transfers, site and community in the city of Philadelphia. The Charrette is an opportunity for students from all majors at Drexel to collaborate on design projects of relevance to local and global communities.
  • Annual Design Charrette

    April 9, 2010

    The 2010 design charrette will challenge students to rethink public and urban transportation while taking into account differing modes of transport, universal accessibility, sustainable and energy efficient design, hubs for commuter transfers, site and community in the city of Philadelphia. The charrette will begin with a panel presentation on urban transportation and street furniture by prominent civic leaders on Friday, April 9th at 6 PM in Stein Auditorium.
  • O Zhang at Pearlstein Gallery

    April 7, 2010

    An exhibition of photographs by the New York-based artist O Zhang will be featured at the Leonard Pearlstein Gallery, March 29th through May 21st. O Zhang is a graduate of Royal College of Art in London and Central Academy of Art in Beijing and is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center Artist Fellowship (NY).
  • Architecture & Anarchitecture

    April 1, 2010

  • Impromolding?

    April 1, 2010

    Rankin Scholar-in-Residence Tejo Remy, a Dutch artist-designer, will tell you everything during a lecture on impromolding and his design philosophy. This Rankin Scholar-In-Residence was organized by Professor Mike Glaser, program director of the new Product Design major.
  • Beauty in the Eye of the Beholder

    March 31, 2010

    * She was recently commissioned as the writer on African American Aesthetic of Dress for the Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion.
    * This will be the topic of her lecture, African American Aesthetic of Dress As Cultural Genetics, on Wednesday, April 21st.
  • Campus Concert Series Concludes

    March 31, 2010

    * The Campus Concert series, with players from The Philadelphia Orchestra, returns for the last concert of the school year in Van Rensselear Ballroom.
    * The Campus Concert Series features great classical music in casual setting so come for free food, a first-rate concert and to talk to Daniel and Natalie after the show.
  • Full Spring Ahead

    March 31, 2010

    * Beyond usual spring term classes and a slew of always impressive senior shows, we’ll be presenting a robust slate of dance, concerts, lectures, exhibitions and film screenings, the album release of MAD Dragon Records’ latest signing and a series of interdisciplinary and collaborative charrettes. What’s a charrette?
    * We’ll host some of the the hippest agents of cool: House Industries, the edgy graphic and product design firm; hip-hop choreographer Clyde Evans; and Henry Chalfant, a chronicler of graffiti art.
  • Hollywood How-To

    March 31, 2010

    * To purchase tickets go to Students who receive complimentary tickets will be asked to pay a $10 holder fee when they sign up and will get their $10 back at the event.
    * Tickets for the general public are $50 and student tickets are $30 if purchased in advance.
  • Miro Mash-Ups

    March 31, 2010

    * The Miro Dance Theatre Mash-Up Series is an ongoing experiment combining live music and dance.
    * The next one-of-a-kind event features Miro Dance Theatre partnering with MAD Dragon Records and the Drexel Dance program.
  • Ni Una Mas: Not One More

    March 31, 2010

    More than 700 women, many poor factory workers, some as young as twelve years old, have been abducted and brutally killed since 1993.
  • What's A Charrette

    March 31, 2010

    * The lecture will conclude a four-day workshop during which Remy will lead teams of students and faculty who will explore object design using mold making and cement casting of reclaimed objects.
    * Charrettes are workshops that provide an artistic or design challenge, offering students the chance to create exciting interdisciplinary work in collaborative settings.
  • Game Design Program Ranked Third

    March 25, 2010

    •Digital Media students learn gaming design, art, 3D modeling and animation, scripting and programming, storytelling and digital audio.
    •Students in both majors take gaming courses together and work on multi-discipline team projects with Music, Scriptwriting and Engineering majors.
  • Israeli Film Festival

    March 20, 2010

    The film won Best Documentary Award at Sole & Luna International Documentary Film Festival in Palermo, Italy and Best Documentary at Zagreb International Documentary Film Festival in Croatia. The powerful documentary is a snapshot of the first Druze contestant in a Miss Israel beauty pageant and her teenage life in a fiercely conservative faction of Arab-Israeli society.
  • URBN Center Preview

    March 19, 2010

    National architectural and interior design firm Meyer, Scherer & Rockcastle, Ltd. , winner of a 2010 AIA National Honor Award for their Urban Outfitters project at the Philadelphia Navy Yard, will present on the design plans developed over the last ten months. 3501 Market Street, designed by famed Philadelphia firm Venturi, Scott Brown and Associates, breaks from the tenets of modernism with its iconic facade and is an important building in the history of architecture in Philadelphia.
  • IEEE Multimedia

    March 17, 2010

    Dr. Paul Diefenbach, Dr. Youngmoo Kim, Electrical & Computer Engineering, and alumna Lauren Mandillian authored a feature article in IEEE Multimedia.
  • Helping Phoenixville Find Its Way

    March 16, 2010

    Students exhibited their work in The Phoenixville Wayfinding Exhibition at ARTIFAQT in Phoenixville. The Borough’s hope is that the students’ signage will help to make Phoenixville a more walkable and hospitable community.
  • Interior's Students Design Drexel Welcome Center

    March 16, 2010

    Eight student teams and interior design faculty participated in a four-week charrette held over recent consecutive weekends. The students presented their concepts on March 5th to the Admissions team comprised of Joan McDonald; assistant vice presidents Erin Finn, Casey Turner and David Chezem; director of recruitment Leslie Paulson; visit experience coordinator Maggie Miller; and University facilities representatives Gail Holmes and Jessica Rubin.
  • Fairmount Ensemble & Drexel Chorus Concert

    March 14, 2010

    Guest artists from the Fairmount Chamber Ensemble will join the Drexel Chorus and Chamber Singers for an afternoon concert on Sunday, March 14th at 3 PM in the Main Auditorium. The Fairmount Chamber Ensemble features Penny Shumate (soprano), Maren Montalbano (mezzo), Perry Brisbon (tenor) and Jim Kirk (bass), world-class musicians who have performed with the Philadelphia Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Opera Company of Philadelphia.
  • Great Theater for $10

    March 14, 2010

    Moghaddam (author of How Globalization Spurs Terrorism) and Jonathan Moreno (author of Mind Wars: Brain Research), will examine the profound effects of America’s War on Terror. Entertainment & Arts Management and Arts Administration students are continuing their work with the Wilma Theater to develop new audiences for quality theater on college campuses.
  • Hongik University

    March 13, 2010

    •Kathi Martin was an invited lecturer at Hongik University and Seoul National University, both in Seoul, South Korea.
  • Terry Tompkins's paper

    March 13, 2010

    Terry Tompkins presented his paper "An Analysis of the Impact of Musical Performances on Network Television Programs (September 2008 – May 2009)."
  • Jazz Extravaganza

    March 11, 2010

    Come and swing with the best jazz players of Spelman and Drexel at this year’s eleventh annual concert. On Thursday, March 11th the Spelman College Jazz Ensemble will join the Drexel Jazz Orchestra and Jazztet for Jazz Extravaganza XI, a free evening concert of great music performed by talented student players. (9)
  • Drum Along on Your iPhone

    March 10, 2010

    A concert devoted to the music of Greece will feature Drexel’s Mediterranean Ensemble playing with special guests Bill Koutsouros, founder of the Philadelphia-based Eastern Mediterranean World Fusion band, Animus, and the Eastern European women’s vocal ensemble, Svitanya, on Wednesday, March 10th at 7:30 PM at the Mandell Theater. In the grand Drexel tradition of innovation, those coming to the concert will be able to download a new iPhone drum application allowing concert-goers to play along with the performers in real time.
  • Media, Technology & Dance

    March 9, 2010

    The Performance Charrette is open to all students interested in dance, technology and computer and electrical engineering. Together, students and Evans will explore the use of media and technology to learn and teach hip-hop dance through workshops and a lecture, culminating in a performance on April 11th at 4 PM in the Mandell Theater.
  • MAD Music at the Mandell

    March 6, 2010

    MAD Dragon Records and MadKo Concerts will rock the Mandell Theater on March 6th at 7 PM when they present headliner Good Old War in concert with special guests Liam & Me, and MAD Dragon recording artists Matt Duke, The Swimmers and Andrew Lipke. Electro-pop band The Swimmers is MAD Dragon Records’ most recent release and their album, People Are Soft, received terrific critical acclaim.
  • Music to Your Ears

    March 5, 2010

    On Friday, March 5th the Drexel String Ensemble presents “Let Us Surprise You,” music from the world of Broadway and movies. From March 5th through March 14th, music rules on the Drexel campus as we proudly present seven concerts that showcase talented Drexel student musicians who play in our wonderful and diverse ensembles under the supervision of the Music Program.
  • No Budget, No Problem

    March 3, 2010

    The film will also be heading to the Garden State Film Festival and the Atlanta Film Festival. This year, 2,000 films were submitted to Cinequest, and over 80,000 will attend the festival, which features only 188 selections.
  • Philagrafika: Last Chance

    March 3, 2010

    New Prints 2009/Autumn features an exceptional group of sixty works by thirty-eight emerging and established artists. The exhibition is part of Philagrafika 2010, an international festival that celebrates the role of print as a vital force in contemporary art.
  • D&M Kiosk Returns

    March 1, 2010

    Black and Red D&M logo Submissions were evaluated by a panel of students and faculty to select the best product assortment for the kiosk’s limited engagement. Students in Heather Osgood’s DSMR 231 Retail Principles class solicited merchandise submissions earlier in the term from the Westphal community.
  • Orchestra Cybercast

    February 28, 2010

    The concert is free of charge thanks to sponsorship by the College of Engineering, the Pennoni Honors College, and the Westphal College and is hosted by Music and Entertainment Technology Laboratory. Youngmoo Kim, Assistant Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering at the College of Engineering and students in the MET (music, entertainment and technology) Lab will work behind the scenes to ensure top quality sound and picture for broadcast.
  • 20th Madrigal Dinner

    February 26, 2010

    An evening of music, entertainment and food, the Madrigal Dinner transforms the Main Building’s Great Court into a nobleman’s palace. Balcony seating (concert only) is available for $3. 00, and discounts are available for groups of 10 or more.
  • Shakespeare in the Year 2020

    February 25, 2010

    Directed by Peter Reynolds, with ultramodern sets designed by Dan Soule, this A Midsummer Night’s Dream will not be the Shakespeare you remember from high school. Get ready to experience William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream in an entirely new way.
  • One Film: Waltz with Bashir

    February 24, 2010

    The college continues its partnership with One Film Philadelphia and will host a free screening of the film followed by a discussion on the issues the film raises and the innovative storytelling and animation it employs. One Film Philadelphia is a citywide initiative of Philadelphia’s Free Library which promotes film literacy and community building by choosing one film to be shown in dozens of screenings throughout the city over several weeks in February and March.
  • DIGM Annual Review

    February 22, 2010

    To view Franz click here and for more information on the Digital Media Program click here. The review will showcase exemplary Digital Media students work from the past calendar year.
  • Marcy Rauer Wagman

    February 22, 2010

    Marcy Rauer Wagman was invited to speak at the Villanova Law School for the Villanova Law Sports and Entertainment Law Society; the Widener Law School's Sports and Entertainment Law Symposium.
  • Most Eco-Friendly

    February 22, 2010

    Alumnae Katie Cohen and Caroline Cunningham won an award for Most Eco-Friendly from The Philadelphia Flower Show.
  • NRF Foundation

    February 22, 2010

    Alumnae Katie Loftus and Abby Kessler were featured in an article on the NRF Foundation website.
  • The Marshall Fishwick Travel Grant

    February 22, 2010

  • Biography Channel

    February 20, 2010

    Andrew Susskind was interviewed by the Biography Channel.
  • Architecture Overseas

    February 18, 2010

    Students will complete their work on fountains and related water systems as part of a winter term independent study course and are planning a public presentation on their experiences this spring. Our students attended presentations on past restoration projects at IRCICA, with speakers from schools in Italy, Austria, the U. S. and Palestine, and the students’ research activities were complemented by visits to Istanbul’s historic sites, Ottoman research archives, and urban planning offices addressing the contemporary city.
  • Classrooms Without Borders

    February 18, 2010

    Students were divided into teams consisting of two Drexel students and three to four City University of Hong Kong students. Drexel students were assigned a shopping zone in Hong Kong and the Hong Kong students a site in the States.
  • Drexel Lends Garbo to Ferragamo

    February 18, 2010

    The Ferragamo Museum found the Garbo dress through the college’s DHCC database. Garbo had strong ties to Salvatore Ferragamo, the founder of the high-end fashion house, during the 1920s and 30s.
  • Snowstorm Events Rescheduled

    February 18, 2010

    Due to last week’s weather several events have been rescheduled for next week. Lilly Pulitzer fashion show now February 24th and Kevin Killen now February 22nd.
  • Kirakira Majocco Cluv

    February 12, 2010

    Mathieu Gendreau produced two tracks on the CD Kirakira Majocco Cluv, a Japanese animation music compilation on P-Vine Records.
  • The Value of Music

    February 12, 2010

    Darren Walters participated in the D3 event The Value of Music: Consuming Music in Changing Times.
  • A Conversation with King Britt

    February 2, 2010

    Britt, a Pew Fellowship recipient, is owner of music label and production house FiveSix Media.
    FiveSix Media artists describe themselves as revolutionaries in the new music revolution who use sound as their weapon of choice to fight back against mundane music corporations.
  • Al son Del Diablo

    February 2, 2010

    Cynthia Golembuski and Liz Goldberg and Music Industry professor Jim Klein had their animation Al son Del Diablo shown as part of the exhibit The Art of Contemporary Puppet Theater at The Katonah Museum of Art in Katonah, New York.
  • Campus Concert Series

    February 2, 2010

    The Campus Concert series, with players from The Philadelphia Orchestra, returns for the first concert of 2010 in Van Rensselear Ballroom.
    The Westphal College, the Pennoni Honors College and the Office of Student Life continue to sponsor the Campus Concert Series.
  • Fashion Lecture

    February 2, 2010

    Dr. O'Neal was recently commissioned as the writer on African American Aesthetic of Dress for the Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion.
    This will be the topic of her lecture, African American Aesthetic of Dress As Cultural Genetics, on Wednesday, April 21st.
  • Lilly Pulitzer Student Fashions

    February 2, 2010

    Fashion design students have been hard at work creating women’s wear for a fundraiser event at the Lilly Pulitzer store in Ardmore.
    Our students’ garments will be the centerpiece of a fashion show and cocktail reception at the Ardmore store (49 Saint James Place, Ardmore) on Wednesday, February 10th 6- 8 PM.
  • New Polish Posters

    February 2, 2010

    Lewalski Polish Poster Collection contains posters from the same time period as the Fox Collection and is an important tool for teaching the artistic, cultural and technical aspects of poster art.
    Several years ago the Graphic Design Program secured the remarkable Polish poster collection of Professor Frank Fox. s and represents a collection of internationally recognized poster artists that brought Poland to the forefront of modern poster design.
  • Platinum Sound

    February 2, 2010

    The Music Industry program is sponsoring a talk with Killen on February 9th at 6 PM in the Bossone Research Center.
    Killen will discuss producing and engineering and also walk us through his approach as he dissects one of his own recording sessions.
  • Sell Your Art and Designs

    February 2, 2010

    A jury of students and faculty will determine which submissions will be selected for the kiosk and artists will receive 60% of the retail price.
    The Kiosk is a retail learning lab featuring the work of Westphal students, faculty, staff and alumni.
  • Family Jewels

    January 23, 2010

    •Alumnus Jeff Bierman had his American Film Institute thesis film, Family Jewels, accepted to the Venice and Sundance film festivals. s the first AFI thesis film to be accepted in Sundance in 10 years.
  • Philly gift ideas

    January 21, 2010

    Alumni Patrick Carrow and Lee Tran were featured in a segment about Philly gift ideas on Good Day Philadelphia on Fox29.
  • Celebrating Black History Month

    January 20, 2010

    Drexel University’s renowned Gospel Choir & Jazztet, in addition to the Drexel String Ensemble, will perform selections by African American artists during this free celebratory concert.
    Drexel’s Gospel Choir will perform a selection of songs recorded by the Hawkins family that include God is Standing By and I’m Going Away, as well as their hit song Oh Happy Day.
  • Dance Furnishings

    January 20, 2010

    This day-long event will feature technique classes, presentations, workshops and a performance, beginning at 10:00 AM with technique classes, and finishing at 8:00 PM with a performance of Furnishings.
    SCRAP Performance Group, led by founder and choreographer Myra Bazell, will present the first draft of their two-year project which focuses on the concept of inspiration.
  • Movies and Culture

    January 20, 2010

    David Denby is the renowned film critic for The New Yorker and author of the books American Sucker, Great Books and Snark.
    Before arriving at The New Yorker, Denby worked for The Atlantic and New York magazines.
  • Movies & Culture

    January 20, 2010

    •David Denby is the renowned film critic for The New Yorker and author of the books American Sucker, Great Books and Snark. s Mitchell Auditorium on January 20th on the role of movies in American culture. Dr.
    •Steven Rea, film critic for The Philadelphia Inquirer and adjunct professor in the Department of Cinema & Television, joined Denby in the discussion.
  • Print Show at The Pearlstein Gallery

    January 20, 2010

    The International Print Center of New York: New Prints 2009/Autumn show is now on display at The Leonard Pearlstein Gallery.
    New Prints 2009/Autumn features exciting works and inventive processes including three screen printed T-shirts shrink-wrapped in meat packaging, a unique piece screen printed on post-it notes and a work comprised of dust on paper in an aluminum frame.
  • Professor On Project Runway

    January 20, 2010

    Nearly ten years ago Pamela launched her own couture line designing made-to-order clothing for private clientele from Philadelphia, New York, Dallas and all over America.
    "I saw it as a terrific teaching tool to inspire my students. ” And now Pamela is setting an example that will surely inspire our students as they root for her success. “I absolutely love the passion, drive and enthusiasm of Drexel fashion design students,” she said.
  • Taking Over Your TV

    January 20, 2010

    The January 29th broadcast, on DUTV channels 54 or 62 off campus and 33 on campus, will include stories on Drexel’s new Millennium Hall, the University chorus, the Late Night series, women’s basketball ‘phenom’ Gabriela Marginean, the new food court at the dinning terrace connected to Kelley Dorm and more.
    The show is entirely student-produced, with students conceiving stories, shooting, editing and finalizing them for broadcast.
  • Sundance

    January 14, 2010

    •Alumnus Matt Sanchez was the Director of Photography and edited two films that will be in Sundance this year.
  • The Adventures of Captain Baxley

    January 12, 2010

    •Alumna Tom Quigley had his film, The Adventures of Captain Baxley, accepted into the 2010 International Youth Film Festival in Aberdeen, UK
  • Project Runway Season 7

    January 11, 2010

    •Pamela Ptak was among the designers under the microscope for Project Runway Season 7, which premiered on Lifetime on January 14th at 10PM.
  • Nikon Film Festival

    January 10, 2010

    Thomas Bergamini was chosen as one of fifty finalists in the Nikon Film Festival.
  • As We Do Not Want You To Starve

    January 2, 2010

    Our panel includes Sean Hoots of MAD Dragon Records recording artists Hoots and Hellmouth and Drexel alumna Sarah Stolfa, a gifted photographer and founder of The Philadelphia Photo Arts Center.
    We’ve put together a panel of artists and experts from the field who will speak to their own experiences and to resources available for emerging artists and designers in our region.
  • CMJ Nominates Music Industry Student

    October 20, 2009

    Music Industry student Fred Kinttel, Music Director of the student-run Drexel radio station WKDU 91.7 FM, has been nominated for two awards-one for Music Director of the Year and one for Best Taste in Music for the Year.
  • Madko At The Rotunda

    Lif and Akrobatik; and Ground Up, a North Philadelphia hip-hop trio who draws big crowds throughout our region will be performing.
    The concert was organized and promoted by students in the Madko Concert Promotions class for Music Industry and Entertainment & Arts Management students.
  • Festival of the Arts

    * Curated by Clare Sauro, the curator of the Drexel Historic Costume Collection, the exhibition will feature over a dozen garments and accessories including examples of French couture and garments produced in Philadelphia.
    * The Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts (PIFA) is a month long celebration of the arts with over 100 performances and events throughout the region organized through the inspiration of the Kimmel Center.
  • Photography Show

    Our senior photography students produce beautiful work that ranges from antique to contemporary digital processes. They will exhibit their work at the Photography Senior Show that will run until June 11th in the Leonard Pearlstein Gallery.