Do Women with Bulimia Have Both an Eating Disorder and a Weight Disorder?
Researchers at Drexel University have found that a majority of women with bulimia nervosa reach their highest-ever body weight after developing their eating disorder, despite the fact that the development of the illness is characterized by significant weight loss.
Dr. Stephen Lankenau Researchers Describe Link Between Prescription and Illicit Drug Misuse in High-Risk Populations
A new report from researchers at the Drexel University School of Public Health identifies patterns in the misuse of illicit drugs among young adults in Los Angeles and New York who also misuse prescription drugs.
Drexel men's basketball Dragons Hold Off ODU for 17th Straight Win
Drexel opens the 2012 CAA Tournament this Saturday at noon.
Drexel Launches Shima Seiki Haute Technology Laboratory to Develop Smart Textiles and Wearable Technology Drexel University Finalizes Deal with Shima Seiki USA
Following the signing of a groundbreaking, $1 million agreement with Shima Seiki USA, Genevieve Dion, assistant professor and fashion design program director in Drexel University’s Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, will now have the state-of-the-art laboratory to conduct research for the development of new smart textiles, wearable technologies and to explore new methods of production that will ultimately impact a number of market sectors.
Drexel Concert Band performs at the Kimmel Center Black History Month Concert at the Kimmel Center
The Drexel University Concert Band will take the stage at the Kimmel Center for the first time ever to perform a range of music by African American composers that will include two newly commissioned works by Valerie Colman and other influential musicians, in honor of Black History Month.
Women and children at the 11th Street Family Health Services draw and write as part of an educational or integrative health program. National Study Highlights Integrative Wellness Care at Drexel's 11th Street Family Health Services
The 11th Street Family Health Services of Drexel University was one of 29 centers surveyed for a new national study released last week that reports on trends in the practice of integrative health care at centers across the United States.
Senior forward Samme Givens Drexel basketball defeats James Madison to earn first CAA regular season title
Drexel's Samme Givens scored 18 points and grabbed his 1,000th career rebound on Senior Night as Drexel defeated James Madison, 78-61, for its 16th straight win. With George Mason's loss at Northeastern, the Dragons (24-5, 15-2 CAA) clinched the top seed in the upcoming CAA Tournament in Richmond and at least a share of its first CAA regular-season championship.
Dr. Akhil Vaidya Malaria Research Team Awarded $2 Million NIH Grant
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently awarded Drexel University College of Medicine a $ 2 million grant for a four-year project to investigate molecular pathways targeted by antimalarial pyrazole compounds. These compounds were first discovered by a research team from Drexel.
Drexel Men's Basketball Dragons Down JMU and Clinch Top Seed in CAA Tournament
The action continues this Saturday, February 25, when the Dragons close the regular season at Old Dominion. The teams tip-off at 4 pm in a game that can be seen live on The Comcast Network.
Robot showcase HUBO adult-sized humanoid robots Engineering Research Brings Seven Humanoid Robots to Drexel
Seven adult-sized humanoid robots took the stage during Drexel University’s celebration of National Engineers Week, in a first-of-its-kind assembly of robotic technology. A showcase event on Feb. 20 introduced all seven of the Korean HUBO robots to the community. Their presence -together in one place- is a unique event that serves as a key milestone for a nationwide, collaborative robotics research effort funded by the National Science Foundation.
Groundbreaking for Chestnut Square Breaking Ground on Chestnut Square
Drexel trustees, students, faculty and professional staff gathered on February 21 to officially kick off the $97.6 million Chestnut Square project with a ceremonial groundbreaking.
Photo of a wolf skull by Rosamund Purcell New Photography Exhibit Now Open at Academy of Natural Sciences
This new exhibit shows the unique, bizarre and beautiful specimens in the Academy's collection in a new light.
New Book Brings to Life the Making of American Science
A new, richly illustrated book recounts the passionate personalities and the landmark achievements that shaped the first 200 years of the oldest natural history museum in the Western Hemisphere.
Sophomore William Lukas Student Movement Pushes for LGBTQ Center on Campus
Sophomore William Lukas is working with a group of Drexel students to establish a center for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning students on campus.
Dr. Alex Moseson and Professor D.N. Singh Engineers Develop Cement With 97 Percent Smaller Carbon Dioxide and Energy Footprint
Drexel University engineers have found a way to improve upon ordinary Portland cement (OPC), the glue that’s bonded much of the world’s construction since the late 1800s. In research recently published in Cement and Concrete Composites the group served up a recipe for cement that is more energy efficient and cost effective to produce than masonry’s most prevalent bonding compound.
MAD Dragon Records MAD Dragon Records Partners With Motion City Soundtrack to Make Records
The partnership provides a unique opportunity for Drexel students to work with an accomplished and recognized band.
Dr. Christopher Li Engineers Develop Shish Kebab Shaped Buckypaper
Next-generation body armor and batteries could be within reach according to a group of Drexel University engineers who recently presented their work with a sophisticated weave of carbon nanotubes, commonly called buckypaper, in ACS Nano, a publication of the American Chemical Society.
Dr. Maurico Reginato College of Medicine Research Links Prostate Cancer Spread to Sugar Found Naturally in the Body
For the first time, researchers at Drexel University College of Medicine have discovered that a certain type of sugar found naturally in the body is elevated in prostate cancer cells and it plays a critical role in cancer growth and movement. The findings are set to be published in the April edition of Journal of Biological Chemistry.
Rendering of the new gateway for Drexel and University City featuring 361,200 square-feet of mixed-use student housing and retail space. Drexel and American Campus Communities to Break Ground on $97.6 Million Mixed-Use Development
Drexel and American Campus Communities will break ground on a new $97.6 million development that will transform Chestnut Street between 32nd and 33rd Streets into a new gateway for Drexel and University City. Designed by internationally acclaimed Robert A.M. Stern Architects, Chestnut Square will feature 361,200 square-feet of mixed-use student housing and retail space. It’s scheduled for completion September 2013.
Drexel University experts with a variety of expertise are available to help media report on stories regarding Marcellus Shale drilling.
Paul Harrington Q & A with Paul Harrington, Director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy
These are extraordinary times to be a labor economist. That makes the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, where Dr. Paul E. Harrington is marking his first year as director, a good place to be.
Infographic: Original fossil is laser scanned as a 3D image... And printed as an exact copy of the bone's shape. A working robotic model can be assembled and tested. Robotic Dinosaurs On the Way for Next-Gen Paleontology with 3-D Printing
Researchers are bringing the latest technological advancements in 3-D printing to the study of ancient life. Using scale models of real fossils, for the first time, they will be able to test hypotheses about how dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals moved and lived in their environments.
Photo of Drexel's  Jaemi Hubo humanoid robot Humanoid-Robot-Exhibition-Opens-Drexel-Engineers-Week
Drexel’s College of Engineering will kick off its National Engineers Week celebration with an unprecedented unveiling of seven adult-size humanoid robots as part of nationwide research collaboration. Following the demonstration, attendees can take photos with the robots, view a robotics competition and meet robotics researchers.
Drexel robotics humanoid Robotics at Drexel the Centerpiece for Engineers Week
For the first time in the history of robotics, the College of Engineering will unveil seven identical humanoids—or humanlike robots—during Engineers Week at Drexel.
Drexel students volunteer with The Other Carpenter Drexel Students: Building Better Communities
A group of Drexel students volunteer their time with The Other Carpenter, a West Philadelphia non-profit housing ministry that offers home-repair assistance to residents.
Abraham Lincoln wood carving print from The Drexel Collection From the Collection: Wood Engraving Print of Abraham Lincoln
This month, in honor of his birthday, the From the Collection series spotlights a portrait of Abraham Lincoln created by wood engraver Gustav Kruell.
Dick Hayne Donates $200K to Drexel's Baiada Center
During his acceptance speech for receiving the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce 2012 Edward Powell Award, the founder, president and CEO of Urban Outfitters Inc. Dick Hayne announced he will donate the $100,000 prize and a matching gift to Drexel University’s Laurence A. Baiada Center for Entrepreneurship.
Dino bone installation at the Franklin Institute Drexel-Academy Scientists Install Rare Dino Bone at Franklin Institute
Paleontologists Dr. Kenneth Lacovara from Drexel and Dr. Ted Daeschler from the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, together with Jason Poole, manager of the Academy’s Fossil Prep Lab, recently unveiled the cast of a fossil from one of the largest known dinosaurs at the Franklin Institute.
Image of Philadelphia Attorney Stephen A. Cozen Attorney Stephen Cozen is the Business Leader of the Year
The founder and chairman of the Philadelphia-based law firm Cozen O’Connor, Stephen A. Cozen, is Drexel University's LeBow College of Business 58th Business Leader of the Year. He will be honored at a luncheon attended by hundreds of Greater Philadelphia’s top executives on Feb. 13.
iSchool Becomes NSF Visual Decision Informatics Cooperative Research Center
In the race to find innovative solutions to our nation’s most pressing Big Data challenges, two universities are leading the charge. The University of Louisiana at Lafayette and Drexel University have been awarded funding by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to create the Center on Visual and Decision Informatics (CVDI).
Election 2012 logo Five Key Stages to Watch in the 2012 Presidential Election
Drexel professor of political science Dr. William Rosenberg explains how five key stages of the election cycle will decide who takes control of the Oval Office.
Drexel sociologist Dr. Robert Brulle Study Predicts Public Opinion on Climate Change
A new study conducted by Dr. Robert Brulle, a professor of sociology and environmental science in Drexel University’s College of Arts and Sciences, along with Jason Carmichael of McGill University and J. Craig Jenkins of Ohio State University, identifies the informational, cultural and political processes that influence public concern about climate change.
2D Cliff News Release
A photograph submitted by a group of Drexel engineers has won recognition by the National Science Foundation.
An artist's rendering of the Chestnut Street building project at Drexel Unviersity Drexel's Chestnut Street Project Featured in Philadelphia Business Journal and Philadelphia Inquirer
On Friday, February 3, Drexel’s Chesnut Street Project was featured in a Philadelphia Business Journal article by reporter Natalie Kostelni.
Rendering of the new gateway for Drexel and University City featuring 361,200 square-feet of mixed-use student housing and retail space. Drexel and American Campus Communities Transform Chestnut-Street
The groundbreaking for the estimated $97.6 million project is scheduled for February 21, with a targeted construction completion date of September 2013.
Dielectric barrier discharge plasma being applied to chicken breast using a probe. A Zap of Cold Plasma Reduces Harmful Bacteria on Raw Chicken in Drexel Study
A new study by food safety researchers at Drexel University demonstrates that plasma can be an effective method for killing pathogens on uncooked poultry. The proof-of-concept study was published in the January issue of the Journal of Food Protection.
Paleopalooza, an annual two-day festival of gigantic proportions, will be held at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 18 and 19.
Diabetes Rates Vary Widely in Developing Countries
Rates of diabetes vary widely across developing countries worldwide, according to a new analysis led by Dr. Longjian Liu of Drexel University’s School of Public Health. Liu’s study found that access to healthcare support for diabetes varied widely in developing countries, and that one in 10 diagnosed cases remain untreated.