News

    • CCI Faculty Member Jeffrey Popyack Promoted to Full Professor

      June 23, 2014

      Popyack was among eight Drexel faculty members to be promoted to full professor effective September 1, 2014.

      Photo of Jeffrey Popyack, PhD

    • Drexel University Computing Academy Celebrates 5th Year

      June 23, 2014

      The summer STEM-focused program, running from June 22 to July 25, 2014, will host 32 high school sophomores and juniors.

      Photo of DUCA students

    • Eight Drexel Faculty Earn Promotions to Full Professor

      June 02, 2014

      Eight Drexel faculty members will be promoted to full professor effective Sept. 1. And with expertise ranging from architecture to photography, research covering everything from overeating to solar energy and international connections stretching to India, Japan, Ireland and beyond, they’re a diverse group. 

      Faculty promoted to full professor

    • Drexel Opens Auerbach and Berger Families Cybersecurity Laboratory

      June 02, 2014

      The lab serves as University’s 1st training facility dedicated to identifying challenges and discovering solutions in the areas of cyber infrastructure protection & incident response.


    • STEM Teaching Innovation, Mentoring at Drexel to Expand with HHMI Grant for Improving Undergraduate Retention

      May 29, 2014

      Drexel University has been awarded funding from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) of $1.2 million over five years to implement strategies intended to increase the retention of undergraduate students in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) majors. Drexel’s project is focused on the theme of developing communities that improve student learning and faculty use of teaching approaches that improve retention.

      Students participate in a science lab course in Drexel's Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building

    • Drexel Announces 2014 Honorary Degree Recipients

      May 22, 2014

      More than 5,000 students will graduate from Drexel University at its 127th Commencement on June 13 and 14 in five separate ceremonies. Drexel will award 20 honorary degrees to prominent individuals distinguished in their fields including NBC News’ chief foreign affairs correspondent Andrea Mitchell, legendary architect Robert A.M. Stern and MIT professor Robert Langer—the most cited engineer in history.

      Drexel seal, commencement stage

    • Institute for Energy and the Environment Seed Grants

      May 08, 2014

      Reducing carbon emissions, improving efficiency of the power grid and using ultrasound to treat contaminated water are just a few of the research goals being pursued by the first round of projects funded by the A.J. Drexel Institute for Energy and the Environment. In all six projects received seed funding totaling $270,000 to investigate topics related to environmental protection and sustainability.

      3101 Market Drexel

    • Drexel's Rube Goldberg Device to Kickoff Weeklong Celebration of Science in Philadelphia

      April 23, 2014

      The press of a button triggering a chain reaction of more than 300 energy transfers will serve as the elaborate opening to the 2014 Philadelphia Science Festival. The harbinger of this year’s week of science excitement is a Rube Goldberg machine –a complex device designed to perform a simple task- built by Drexel engineering students with the goal of setting a world record.

      Science Carnival

    • Drexel Celebrates Philly Tech Week 2014 at Inaugural CCI Day

      April 17, 2014

      The event was the first-ever exclusive showcase of College's research and academic achievements in computing and informatics.

      CCI Day

    • CCI Celebrates National Library Week April 13-19, 2014

      April 14, 2014

      The College and library community will be celebrating the powerful and positive impact of libraries and librarians at in person and online events all week.

      NLW14

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