Drexel Past and Future
Presented by John A. Fry • Thursday, June 8, 2017
The Drexel Libraries
Presented by Danuta Nitecki • Thursday, May 25, 2017
Presented by Julie Mostov • Thursday, May 11, 2017
Drexel Research Innovation: A 125Year Retrospective
Presented by Brian Blake and Nina Henderson • Thursday, May 4, 2017
Business Education at Drexel
Presented by David Raizman • Thursday, April 20, 2017
From Home Economics to Design: Fashion, Interiors, Gender, & Art at Drexel
Presented by Frank Linnehan • Thursday, April 13, 2017
The Humanities at Drexel
Presented by Paula Marantz Cohen • Thursday, March 9, 2017
The Sciences at Drexel
Presented by Lloyd Ackert • Thursday, February 23, 2017
Nursing and Health Professions at Drexel
Presented by Gloria Donnelly • Thursday, February 16, 2017
Leading Drexel in Transition
Presented by Chuck Pennoni, former Drexel interim president • Thursday, February 9, 2017
Drexel’s Vietnam War
Presented by Jonson Miller • Thursday, February 2, 2017
Sweet Are the Uses of Adversity: Honors and Drexel’s Turnaround
Presented by Mark Greenberg • Thursday, January 26, 2017
The University and the Urban Metabolism
Presented by Charles Haas • Thursday, January 19, 2017
Drexel at 125 and 150
President John Fry discusses what he sees as the defining features of Drexel University today, and the exciting possibilities for the institution as it evolves over the coming generation.
Presented by President John Fry • Thursday, December 1, 2016
Days of Challenge and Transformation
This lecture explores the days of challenge that led to renewal and a current era of stability and success.
Presented by Scott Gabriel Knowles, Jason Ludwig, and Bucky Stanton • Thursday, November 17, 2016
Sports at Drexel
Learn about the surprisingly rich history of athletics at Drexel University.
Presented by Dr. Eric Zillmer • Thursday, November 10, 2016
Greek Life at Drexel
This lecture offers a review of the history of Greek letter organizations at Drexel, including their origins and the continuing important role that the Fraternities and Sororities have played in the evolution of Drexel University.
Presented by Tony Noce • Thursday, November 3, 2016
Drexel Taylorized: The University as a Laboratory for Engineering Education
This lecture details the history of engineering education as it emerged under Hollis Godfrey, president of the university from 1913-21. In these years Drexel started offering an engineering degree and the co-op.
Presented by Tiago Saraiva • Thursday, October 20, 2016
Drexel, University City, and Philadelphia
This lecture uses the histories of Drexel and University City to suggest some key moments of change in Philadelphia that established new trajectories, and what those moments tell us about the future of the city.
Presented by Richardson Dilworth • Thursday, October 13, 2016
The Drexel Family
Why did an immigrant’s son devote his resources to equality in education? This lecture explored the life of A.J. Drexel.
Presented by Cordelia Biddle • Thursday, October 6, 2016
How Do You Tell 125 Years of Drexel History?
What were the historic turning points, who defined our history, and what sources do we have to tell the story? This lecture provided an overview of Drexel history from 1891 to the present.
Presented by Scott Gabriel Knowles • Thursday, September 29, 2016