CMJ Awards Cooley OBrien WKDU Named CMJ Station of the Year
Drexel’s student-run radio station WKDU (91.7 FM) was named “Station of the Year” for the second year in a row by College Music Journal, adding to a growing list of accolades for one of the stalwarts of FM student radio in the area.
Drexel Academy of Natural Sciences Complete Affiliation Agreement
The Academy of Natural Sciences President and CEOGeorge W. Gephart, Jr., and Drexel University President John A. Fry, joined with Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter announced the completion of an historic affiliation between the Academy and Drexel that will promote discovery, learning and civic engagement in the natural and environmental sciences and further enhance Philadelphia’s reputation as a leader in scientific research and education.
WKDU sign WKDU: What's Up Down There
Drexel’s student-run radio station WKDU is riding the wave of a recent winning streak.
Academy Bicentennial The Academy Counts Down to its Bicentennial
The Academy of Natural Sciences is counting down the days to the start of its bicentennial in March by sharing fascinating stories about the institution with the public.
Black Tie White Coat logo Black Tie White Coat Ball Raises $717,250 for Alzheimer's Research
More than 900 people attended the event which also honored Nicholas DeBenedictis and Manuel Stamatakis.
Drexel Receives Award for Geriatric Mental Health in Undergraduate Nursing Curriculum
Drexel University’s College of Nursing and Health Professions has received an award for infusing geropsychiatric nursing into its undergraduate nursing curriculum. The award, issued by the American Academy of Nursing’s (AAN) Geriatric Nursing Collaborative, recognizes Drexel’s leadership in preparing the next generation of nurses to address the mental health needs of older patients in a variety of health care settings.
Rendering of the exterior of Westphal College's new URBN Center URBN Center for Westphal College
Drexel University President John A. Fry has announced that the University will immediately begin renovation of the iconic Robert Venturi building, perhaps the best example of his celebrated “decorated shed,” at 35th and Market Streets. The Drexel Board of Trustees in its September meeting approved the financing package for construction of the URBN Center, which will serve as the new home for the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design.
Drexel Men's Basketball Drexel Basketball Named Preseason Favorite
Coach “Bruiser” Flint’s men’s team was dubbed a preseason favorite to win the competitive CAA in a poll of the league’s coaches and media members.
Nanoelectronics 2020 Beyond
A team of scientists and engineers led by Drexel materials science and engineering professor Dr.Jonathan Spanier and collaborators Dr. Andrew Rappe of the University of Pennsylvania and Dr. Lane Martin, Dr. Nadya Mason, and Dr. Moonsub Shim the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) joins a group of research teams nationwide in striving to revolutionize the tiny electronic components that keep the world’s technology moving at ever-increasing speeds.
Dr. Wan Shih The Drive to Find a Solution
In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Drexel’s Dr. Wan Shih shares her story of survival.
Drexel and Shanghai Advanced Research Institute Announce Research Collaboration
Drexel University and the Shanghai Advanced Research Institute (SARI) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences have signed a collaboration agreement that will bring together researchers from the two institutions for pioneering work in scientific and technological innovation.
Sculpture by artist Jiang Jie Half the Sky art exhibition
Only one month remains for visitors to experience the historic exhibition of contemporary Chinese women artists, Half the Sky: Women in the New Art of China, which will be on display at Drexel University through Saturday, November 12, 2011.
Men's Basketball Team Drexel Basketball 2011-12 Season
With talented veteran teams returning, anticipation surrounding the start of Drexel men’s and women’s basketball season next month is undeniable. Supporters will have ample opportunities to get to know the teams in the coming weeks in preparation for their mid-November tip-off.
BEES-Department Academy-Drexel Affiliation Paves Way for New Majors, New Department
With all the resources in place, the new Department of Biodiversity, Earth and Environmental Sciences will be a reality in fall 2012.
Image of the Smart House Smart House wins NOVA Award
The Drexel Smart House has been selected by the World Green Energy Symposium (WGES) to receive a 2011 NOVA Award during the third annual symposium from October 19 – 21 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia. The Smart House was nominated in the Educational Case Study category for its student-led, multidisciplinary approach to developing a sustainable model for urban residential living and entrepreneurial innovation.
Drexel wins Knight Foundation-NEA grant
Drexel was the recipient of one of five $20,000 grants from the Knight Foundation and NEA to bolster arts journalism.
Apple computers at Drexel Drexel's Special Bond with an Icon
Drexel's campus is infused with technology and tools influenced by the leadership and vision of Steve Jobs.
Seth Rudetsky Broadway Star Seth Rudetsky Holds Master Class, Performs One-man Show at Drexel
Broadway performer and Sirius/XM Radio personality Seth Rudetsky is coming to Drexel Monday, October 24 to share his stories of and passion for life on stage and how to create the perfect audition.
Drexel 2011 Fall Career Fair
More than 190 employers will line up to recruit from more than 1,200 students and alumni at Drexel’s Fall Career Fair. The fair is also open to students from area universities. Perspective employers will be searching for both full-time employees and co-ops. The fair will be held on Wednesday, October 12, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Daskalakis Athletic Center in the Recreation Center Complex located at 33rd and Market streets.
Goodwin Live screen shot Introducing Goodwin Live
Goodwin Live is a new "blogazine" for members of the Goodwin community.
Diagram of electron tuning. New way to control electric currents within nano-scale materials
A team of researchers in Drexel’s Department of Materials Science & Engineering led by Dr. Jonathan Spanier and their collaborators in Italy have discovered a new way to manipulate the flow of electrons within different components of a nano-scale material. This new information could lead to the creation of sophisticated circuitry in much smaller scale that would drastically reduce the size of computers and other related technology.
John Fry and PA Treasurer Rob McCord PA Treasury Unveils Innovative Energy Efficiency Program to Help Colleges Finance Money-Saving, Job-Creating Projects
Drexel is the first institution to take advantage of a unique financing opportunity from Treasury and Blue Hill Partners.
PA Treasurer at Campus Energy Efficiency Fund Announcement PA Treasury Campus Energy Efficiency Fund
State Treasurer Rob McCord unveiled at Drexel an innovative financing opportunity that will help Pennsylvania colleges and universities cut utility costs through job-creating energy efficiency improvements that will also contribute to a cleaner environment. Drexel is the first institution to participate.
opening time capsule Matheson Time Capsule Opened, Demolition Officially Under Way
The first order of business at Wednesday's sledge hammer ceremony at Matheson Hall was the opening of a time capsule found by construction workers last week.
we the people icon ‘We the People’ at Your Fingertips
Drexel students are invited to visit a new website and download a special app dedicated to the U.S. Constitution.
Observatory moon Calling All Stargazers
Once a month, the community is invited to admire the stars from Drexel’s Joseph R. Lynch Observatory.
Time Campsule Found in Matheson Hall Matheson-Demolition-Ceremony
Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business faculty, staff and students will be joined by the Drexel community in bidding farewell to Matheson Hall in a demolition event that will make way for a new 12-story, 177,500 square-foot business center that will change the face of Drexel and Market Street. Attendees will also witness the opening of a time capsule found in the building’s foundation.
Off Campus Off Campus Takes Home Outstanding Achievement Award
Off Campus, Drexel's student-produced comedy television series, won Outstanding Achievement in Student Production at the 2011 NATAS Awards.
Image of Dinosaur Hall at the Academy of Natural Sciences Academy and Drexel Free Day
The Academy of Natural Sciences and Drexel University will host Academy/Drexel Affiliation Day on Wednesday, October 26, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Free and fun for the public, the Open House day will offer free museum admission and activities to celebrate the completion of an affiliation agreement between the Academy and Drexel.
iSchool DataNet Federation Consortium
The iSchool at Drexel, College of Information Science and Technology is an active collaborator in a new effort to address key data challenges facing scientific researchers in the digital age, led by the University of North Carolina.
Matheson time capsule Inside Matheson, Workers Discover Time Capsule from 1965
A construction crew working on Matheson Hall uncovered a time capsule from 1965. Find out what's inside at Wednesday's sledge hammer ceremony at 11:30 a.m.