Drexel Joins Philadelphia Delegation to China
Nov 29 2012
Drexel representatives are participating in a delegation to China led by Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter in an effort to raise Philadelphia's international profile and develop business opportunities.
Drexel’s Impact on Pennsylvania’s Economy: $2.4 Billion
Nov 26 2012
The study shows that Drexel’s impact comes from activities that are of utmost importance to the city and Commonwealth, and to the world at large: human capital investment, academic and medical research, civic engagement and neighborhood economic development.
ExCITe Center opening
Nov 26 2012
Music technology, humanoid robots, app development, video games, and digital knitting machines will converge with many other technologies in one creative space when Drexel University opens its Expressive and Creative Interaction Technologies (ExCITe) Center on Nov. 28.
Drexel Freshman Lands Co-op at NASA
Nov 20 2012
Freshman Daniel Diazdelcastillo secured a unique co-op experience at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center before he even set foot on Drexel's campus.
NYC Art Gallery Displays Non-Reversing Mirror Invented by Drexel Math Professor
Nov 16 2012
When you look in a mirror, you see an image of yourself in reverse. But one odd mirror invented by mathematics professor Dr. R. Andrew Hicks at Drexel University shows your true face without reversing its image. That mirror is now on display as part of an art exhibition in New York City through December 9.
Hurricane Sandy CCRUN
Nov 15 2012
Drexel's Dr. Franco Montalto is part of a consortium that is monitoring the effects of climate and climate change in the region and taking a close look at the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.
mens soccer 2012 NCAA Tournament
Nov 13 2012
Drexel earned the at-large bid after winning the regular season Colonial Athletic Association championship and posting a 12-3-3 record on the season.
Security Magazine Ranks Drexel's Public Safety No. 3 Nationally
Nov 12 2012
Security magazine has ranked Drexel University No. 3 in the nation for safety among colleges and universities for 2012. This marks the third consecutive year that Drexel ranked in the top 10. Drexel and the University of Pennsylvania, which ranked at No. 1, were the only two universities in Pennsylvania in the top 20.
What I’m Reading: Kathleen Volk Miller
Nov 12 2012
The College of Arts and Sciences' Kathleen Volk Miller is currently reading three, yes three, books for both work and pleasure—God Bless America, a collection of short stories by Steve Almond, Four For a Quarter, another short-story collection by Michael Martone, and finally, A Visit from the Good Squad by Jennifer Egan.
mens soccer CAA Tournament
Nov 9 2012
Drexel’s men's soccer team will play host to the Colonial Athletic Association Tournament this weekend, with semifinal games set for Friday evening and the championship game on Sunday afternoon. Drexel, the league's regular-season champion, will play Hofstra at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, All tournament games will be played at the Vidas Athletic Complex on 43rd and Powelton Ave.
Basketball opens 2013 season
Nov 8 2012
Drexel’s men’s and women’s basketball teams will take the court on Friday to open the 2012-13 season. Both squads reached the Colonial Athletic Association Championship last year and return with equally high aspirations for this season. The men’s, who were picked to win the league in the preseason conference coaches/media poll, play at Kent State at 7 p.m. The women’s team, who are once again projected for a top-four finish in the conference, will travel to play at Providence with a 7 p.m. tip.
Field Hockey 2012 NCAA Tournament
Nov 8 2012
After winning its first ever Colonial Athletic Association title, Drexel’s field hockey team will face No. 2 Princeton (17-1) in the first round of the 2012 NCAA Championship on Saturday, Nov. 10. The Dragons (15-6) earned their first automatic bid by defeating the Northeastern Huskies in the conference championship, a 2-1 overtime affair. Drexel, ranked No. 15 in the nation, enters the NCAA tournament for the second time in the program's history.
Biomed memory research
Nov 8 2012
With the help of data collected from intracranial electrodes implanted on epilepsy patients, researchers in Drexel’s School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems are getting a rare look inside the brain in hopes of discovering the exact pattern of activity that produces a memory.
Q&A with Bill Rosenberg: 2012 Election Results
Nov 7 2012
Tuesday night’s election results declared incumbent President Barack Obama the victor after a long—and often bitter—campaign season. DrexelNow spoke with Dr. Bill Rosenberg about the outcome of this election, and what four more years of an Obama administration means for the United States.
Nov 7 2012
Drexel University Online will celebrate National Distance Learning Week (NDLW) with its sixth annual awards ceremony, honoring exceptional leaders, faculty and staff for their accomplishments and dedication to online learning, on Thursday, November 8 at Drexel University.
From the Collection: Norman Norell Cocktail Dress
Nov 6 2012
The Drexel Historic Costume Collection recently moved to its new home in the URBN Center at 3501 Market Street. Now with more storage and display space, garments like this spectacular Norell cocktail dress can be seen and admired on a regular basis.
FH CAA Championship
Nov 5 2012
The Dragons came back from an early 1-0 deficit to claim their first conference title as a member of the CAA and earn an automatic bid in the NCAA Tournament.
What the Election Means for Health Reform: Roundtable Discussion on November 16
Nov 2 2012
Experts in law, medicine and public health will explore prospects for the future of health reform and the health care system at What the Election Means for Health Reform,a roundtable discussion sponsored by Drexel University’s Earle Mack School of Law and School of Public Health at the Academy of Natural Sciences on November 16.
Protecting Drexel During Hurricane Sandy
Nov 1 2012
While many were hunkered down in their homes waiting out Hurricane Sandy on Monday, October 29, Drexel’s Emergency Response Team worked tirelessly to protect the students, assess any damage to Drexel’s campuses and keep the University community informed.
Fall Athletics at CAAs
Nov 1 2012
For the first time in the history of Drexel athletics, the Dragons will send three teams to their respective conference tournaments following a tour de force by the school’s squads this fall. Drexel’s field hockey team will host the Colonial Athletic Association Championship this weekend after earning the top seed. The second-seeded women’s soccer team will travel Williamsburg, Va. to play in the tournament semifinals on Friday, while the men’s team wraps up its regular-season run against James Madison with a chance to earn the top spot in its tournament.