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November

  • Genevieve Dion Tom Wolf

    Drexel to Host Pennsylvania's Center For Advanced Fabric Manufacturing Innovation

    November 14, 2017

    The Department of Defense’s effort to bring America to the forefront of textile technology manufacturing and innovation is gaining a strategic foothold in the region. Drexel University, in collaboration with DoD-supported Advanced Functional Fabrics of America (AFFOA), is establishing a statewide center that will help companies, entrepreneurs and innovators take their advanced-textile concepts from prototype to product and prepare America’s workforce for the quality jobs this growing sector is generating. Called the “Pennsylvania Fabric Discovery Center,” this statewide resource is the first hub located outside of AFFOA’s home state of Massachusetts. It will be part of a national network intended to lower the barrier to commercialization for functional fabrics, resulting in advanced textiles that do things like see, hear, sense, communicate, generate and store energy. 

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  • Drexel students celebrating the launch of the University's new fundraising campaign

    7 Reasons to Cheer for Drexel's New Fundraising Campaign

    November 13, 2017

    The new fundraising campaign is designed to benefit current and future Drexel students alike, providing funding for everything from scholarships to study abroad.

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