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April

  • President John A. Fry presents his strategic plan at the Queen Lane Campus

    President Fry’s Second and Third Town Halls Highlight the Importance of Communication

    April 08, 2016

    In town hall meetings at Drexel’s Center City and Queen Lane campuses, President John A. Fry said communication between colleges sparked the successes of the past year and detailed how it will be even more important in the years to come.

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  • President John A. Fry toasts to Drexel's future at his first 2016 town hall meeting

    A Toast to the Future of Drexel at President Fry’s First Town Hall of 2016

    April 04, 2016

    President John A. Fry raised a glass to the individuals and colleges involved in bringing Advanced Functional Fabrics of America to Drexel in the first of three town halls this spring. He also delved into Schuylkill Yards, civic engagement and expanding online education.

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  • touch sensitive fabric

    Drexel Brings National Network for Advanced Functional Fabrics Manufacturing to Philadelphia

    April 01, 2016

    The U.S. Department of Defense has tapped Drexel University as a key leader in the creation of a $75 million national research institute that will support American textile manufacturers in bringing sophisticated new materials and textiles to the marketplace. The institute, called Advanced Functional Fabrics of America, will be a national manufacturing resource center for industry and government to draw on academic expertise in new fibers and textiles. The result will be fabrics engineered to see, hear, sense and communicate; serving an array of industries including aerospace, apparel, architecture and health. 

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