• Collab Competition at the PMA

    November 18, 2015

    Three Graphic Design student winners
  • Art of TAKÉ

    October 23, 2015

  • Top Global Rankings

    September 22, 2015

    College Factual, Business of Fashion, GDUSA and more
  • Professor Eric Karnes

    September 15, 2015

  • NASAD Accreditation

    July 8, 2015

  • Graphic Design Senior Show

    May 13, 2015

    Graphic Design Senior Show
  • Graphic Design Program Highest Honors

    May 4, 2015

    Ranked by GDUSA
  • Westphal at Research Day

    April 21, 2015

    Multidisciplinary design research projects
  • "EZ" Freshman Lab

    February 4, 2015

    Freshman lab named in honor of Eric Zempol
  • Graphic Design

    May 27, 2014

    The 2014 Graphic Design Senior Show takes place June 12.
  • Graphic Design Senior Show 2014

    May 27, 2014

    The Graphic Design Senior Show is an exhibition of outstanding work that represents the diversity of the Graphic Design curriculum.
  • Tenure and Promotion

    May 16, 2014

    We are pleased to announce and congratulate the Westphal College faculty members who have recently been awarded tenure and promotion.
  • Claire Owen’s work featured in traveling exhibition

    May 1, 2014

    Graphic Design Adjunct Professor Claire Owen’s work featured in the Center for Art and Wood’s traveling exhibition
  • Three Graphic Design USA Awards received

    May 1, 2014

    Westphal Faculty work received three Graphic Design USA American Inhouse Design Awards 2014
  • Rosemary Murphy; work for AIGA Centennial Celebration

    May 1, 2014

    Graphic Design Adjunct Professor Rosemary Murphy created work for the AIGA Centennial Celebration
  • Birds of Luxury

    April 30, 2014

    The second installment of the Audubon Series luxury art pieces.
  • Driving Autism Awareness

    April 30, 2014

    Despite the growing availability of a variety of mobile community health services, the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute’s clinic-on-wheels, Mobile REACH, is not just the first of its kind in Philadelphia, but it’s one of only three mobile clinics for autism assessment in the country.
  • Delivering Smiles with ConKerr

    April 4, 2014

    Westphal’s Fashion Design and Graphic Design programs partner with ConKerr Cancer to comfort children with life-changing illnesses.
  • Graphic Design included in GDUSA’s Highest Honors

    April 1, 2014

    Graphic Design Program included in GDUSA’s “Highest Honors: Top Design Schools” list.
  • Net Awards 2014

    April 1, 2014

    Graphic Design alum Yesenia Perez-Cruz named to shortlist for Web Designer of the Year, Net Awards 2014.
  • Graphic Design Students Celebrate Pennsylvania Ballet

    March 21, 2014

    As part of the anniversary celebration of 50 years of rich history at the Pennsylvania Ballet, Graphic Design students recently designed and installed an exhibit of artifacts, text, photographs and costumes in 22 display cases in the Library’s first floor West Gallery.
  • Graphic Design Seniors Named "Students to Watch" by GD USA

    February 20, 2014

    Graphic Design USA magazine (GD USA), one of the most respected magazines for creative professionals, recognized Graphic Design seniors Luis Quevedo and Gerre Mae Barcebal as “Students to Watch in 2014.”
  • Have You Been Accepted to Westphal?

    February 6, 2014

    Congratulations! Drexel hosts college-specific Accepted Students Days throughout the spring term. Please click here for important registration info regarding our Accepted Student Days on Feb. 22, March 9, April 6 and April 12.
  • Graphic Design Brings The Nutcracker's History to Life

    November 20, 2013

    A new exhibition designed by our Graphic Design students takes visitors behind the curtain of one of Philadelphia’s most beloved holiday traditions, the Pennsylvania Ballet’s annual presentation of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker.
  • Register for our High School Workshops

    October 3, 2013

    Talented high school juniors and seniors are invited to learn what it’s like to be a Westphal student and discover how a Drexel education can help them reach their artistic and career goals at our 2013 Fall Workshops series.
  • Drexel Hosts Second TEDx Talk

    October 3, 2013

    The annual Technology, Entertainment, Design (TED) conferences bring together the world’s most fascinating thinkers and doers, who are challenged to give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes or less.
  • DesignPhiladelphia Festival at the URBN Center

    September 23, 2013

    DesignPhiladelphia’s 9th annual festival, “EXPERIENCEdesign,” will offer over 100 events;  opportunities to see, touch, smell, hear, and feel the impact of design.
  • DesignPhiladelphia Party at the URBN Center

    September 18, 2013

    By experiencing the intersection of design thinking, high-tech fabrication and creativity, those attending our DesignPhiladelphia open house will come away with a sense of how interdisciplinary collaborations can address important real world problems and create products, spaces, and designs that improve and beautify our everyday lives.
  • Dean's List Honors Spring 2013

    July 26, 2013

    We are proud to announce that 406 Westphal College undergraduate students have received Dean’s List honors for the Spring 2013 academic term.
  • Graphic Design Student Helps Farmers in Thailand

    July 26, 2013

    Graphic Design alumna Krissy Beck (class of 2013) traveled to Thailand this past month to help design agricultural tools and techniques for Thai farmers as part of the Drexel Thai Harvest Initiative.
  • Senior Send Off and Graduation 2013

    June 4, 2013

    We ask graduating 2013 seniors and Master’s students to join us for the 2013 Senior Send Off Dinner to celebrate their graduation and accomplishments.
  • Westphal @ Research Day

    April 29, 2013

    Drexel University’s annual Research Day celebrates the innovation, scholarship and creativity through presentations and a competition featuring student research projects. For Westphal students, presentations included video games, mobile apps, and new product designs.
  • Award-Winning Graphic Designers

    January 24, 2013

    The Graphic Design program has won their first awards in 2013 with six winners and two runners up in Creative Quarterly 30, the art and design magazine.
  • Threepenny Posters

    July 30, 2012

    The Leonard Pearlstein Gallery is presenting a selection of 20th century Polish poster art devoted to Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill's 1928 musical The Threepenny Opera in the exhibit Brecht in Poland: Poster Designs for The Threepenny Opera 1979 – 1990.
  • Collaboration with Preservation Alliance

    July 23, 2012

    This past spring a group of eight Photography and Graphic Design students partnered with the Preservation Alliance of Greater Philadelphia to work with the organization on their “Pride of Place” initiative to encourage community groups around the city to survey their neighborhoods.
  • Flirtatious Feathers at the Academy

    July 3, 2012

    Graphic Design students Krissy Beck, Lauren Beltramo and Catherine Lewandowski worked in collaboration with the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University’s Visual Resources for Ornithology, to design an exhibit which features changing displays of works of art that explore the interplay between science and art.
  • Graphic Design Senior Show 2012

    May 17, 2012

    The Graphic Design Senior Show is an exhibition of outstanding work that represents the diversity of Graphic Design curriculum.
  • Graphic Design Shines

    May 17, 2012

    The Graphic Design program continues to impress with a string of recent wins in national and international design competitions.
  • Chip Kidd

    May 16, 2012

    Chip Kidd, one of the world’s most renowned book cover designers, will be a guest of Drexel University’s Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and DART (Drexel Art Organization) on Thursday, May 31.
  • Design for Social Impact

    May 14, 2012

    Award-winning designer Craig Holden Feinberg is coming to Drexel as a Rankin Scholar-in-Residence with the Graphic Design program to conduct a two-day workshop for students to create posters that address social issues.
  • Proud Showing at Research Day

    May 14, 2012

    The Westphal College had impressive representation with over 25 students showcasing their projects at Research Day 2012.
  • 2012 Exhibition of Works

    May 8, 2012

    Westphal College's 2012 Graduating Class - Exhibition of Work
  • Toy Maker: Emilio Garcia

    April 10, 2012

    Toy designer, graphic artist, illustrator and digital designer, Emilio Garcia will travel from Barcelona, Spain to Drexel to work with the Product Design program.
  • The American Package Design Awards

    April 3, 2012

    The Graphic Design Program won five awards in the The American Package Design Awards.
  • Spring Open House 2012

    April 2, 2012

    Onsite Portfolio Reviews: Launch your Drexel application and complete the portfolio requirements for Fashion Design, Graphic Design and Photography when you attend the May 2oth Open House. Our faculty will be available to review your portfolios following the Academic Sessions.
  • Students Design Mobile Art Studio

    March 20, 2012

    The Fleisher Art Memorial, located in South Philadelphia, will launch ColorWheels, a new mobile art studio funded by a prestigious grant from PNC Arts Alive. The vehicle’s vibrant multi-color design and logo were designed by Westphal Graphic Design students Cara Brobst, Aaron Cichowski, Tyler Graham, Philip Gross, Alexa Lareau, Catherine Lewandowski, Ilana Mclean, Scott Robertson, and Andrew Stuber, under the direction of Program Director, Jody Graff.
  • Swift Fund Grants Announced

    March 20, 2012

    The inaugural group of Westphal Seniors to receive up to $500 in funding toward their senior thesis projects thanks to the Robert and Roberta Swift (1927) Memorial Fund has been announced.
  • Photography Rankin Scholar

    February 13, 2012

  • Art in the Air

    January 24, 2012

    If you’re in the city after the sun goes down, take a moment to look up towards 23rd and Market Streets at the PECO Crown Lights.
  • Typography Covers Learning Annex

    January 24, 2012

    Drexel Libraries invited sophomore graphic design students to develop unique designs to be printed on furniture in the Libraries Learning Terrace (33rd & Race St).
  • Artists in Residence

    January 10, 2012

    In February our Photography Program will welcome Kristen Ashburn, an award-winning documentary photographer, and Robert Pledge, a photo editor and major presence in the photography community.
  • Our New Look

    November 18, 2011

    Josh Gdovin, Graphic Design alumnus and owner of Gvodin Designs, a multimedia design shop, designed our new site.
  • Thai Harvest

    November 15, 2011

    The team will host a seminar, The Thai Harvest Initiative, a multimedia presentation on how four Drexel programs came together to empower Thai farmers to use technology to improve their livelihoods, on Tuesday, November 15th at 5 PM in the Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building room 120. A reception will follow with live music by Drexel alumnus Dante Bucci.
  • Japanese University Students Visit

    July 31, 2011

    Media and Visual Arts students from Japan's Tamagawa University will be visiting Drexel and Philadelphia from July 31st through August 5th. As part of this cultural exchange, they will exhibit their textile work, along with work by Tamagawa University faculty member Ms. Fujieda, in Nesbitt's Chapman Court from August 1st through the 3rd.
  • Students Design for Mural Arts Program

    July 18, 2011

  • Graphic Design Goes into Orbit

    July 8, 2011

    With NASA's final Space Shuttle launch scheduled for Friday, July 8th, graphic design students have created a set of mission patches at the request of shuttle commander and Drexel mechanical engineering alumnus Christopher Ferguson.
  • Language of Design

    April 12, 2011

    In the lecture, New Knowledge: Recent Research in Art and Design, Aynsley will discuss what it means to conduct design-based and interdisciplinary research. The Graphic Design in California, 1930 - 65: Developing a Language of Vision lecture will focus on work created to market California as a tourism destination and a great place to live. s work on this topic is in advance of an upcoming exhibition at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
  • Hermes Creative Awards

    May 25, 2010

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

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