Drexel Student Runs 314.4 Laps For Autism Awareness
Drexel's Dylan Pierce ran the first-ever marathon (26.2 miles) on DAC's suspended track to raise money for a cause close to his heart.
Team Drexel Dragons at the Microsoft Imagine Cup Competition Drexel Computer Science Students Avance to Imagine Cup World Finals
A team of Drexel undergraduate computer science majors earned national acclaim as part of the Microsoft Imagine Cup technology design competition.
Albaugh - ELOY Albaugh Named Engineering Leader of the Year 2012
Drexel University’s College of Engineering has selected James F. Albaugh, the president and chief executive officer of Boeing Commercial Airplanes and executive vice president of The Boeing Company, as Drexel’s 2012 Engineering Leader of the Year. Albaugh, who joins a prestigious group of engineering luminaries who have received the honor, will be presented with the award at a luncheon ceremony on Wednesday, June 27.
Baby leatherback turtle on the beach El Niño Weather and Climate Change Threaten Survival of Baby Leatherback Sea Turtles
Drexel University researchers have found that the climate conditions at a major leatherback turtle nesting beach affects the early survival of turtle eggs and hatchlings. They predict, based on projections from multiple models, that egg and hatchling survival will drop by half in the next 100 years as a result of global climate change.
2012 Veterans Fair CNHP Students and Faculty Offer Health Screenings to Veterans
Faculty and students from the College of Nursing and Health Professions conducted free screenings for veterans, including blood pressure, eye exams, and blood glucose; as well as behavioral health indicators such as post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, couples counseling and addiction.
chatelaine watch Drexel’s Chatelaine Watch from The Drexel Collection Goes on Exhibit in New York and Paris
Exhibits in New York and Paris will showcase this prized watch from the Drexel Collection that Anthony J. Drexel claimed once belonged to Queen Marie Antoinette.
Image of Involvio on the iPhone and the Android phone Drexel Students Launch Social Event App and Website for College Students Nationwide
The social event app Involvio, developed by a team of Drexel students led by senior Ari Winkleman, is now in use on more than 100 college campuses.
Three medical students selected as Schweitzer Fellows: Phoebe Dacha (upper left), Alicia Howard (right) and Ashley Stephens (lower left) Three Medical Students Selected as 2012 Schweitzer Fellows
The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship recently selected three Drexel University College of Medicine students as Greater Philadelphia Schweitzer Fellows for 2012-13. Phoebe Dacha, Alicia Howard, and Ashley Stephens will join approximately 240 other Schweitzer Fellows from across the country in conceptualizing and carrying out service projects that address the unmet health needs of underserved individuals and communities.
Sage Cifaloglio Drexel Dragon Soars With The Eagles
Junior Sage Cifaloglio said she's found the perfect part-time job while in classes—a job that consists of cheering in front of 37,000 Philadelphia fans this season.
A student's swimwear collection was featured in last year's show Drexel's Annual Fashion Show to be held June 2
Student work is inspired by medieval armor, the life of Marilyn Monroe, Carnevale di Venezia, shattered glass, urban explorers, steam punk, skiwear and human anatomy.
Students use collections from Queen Lane Legacy Center Legacy Center Grant Invites High School Students to Become History Detectives
The Legacy Center Archives and Special Collections at Drexel’s Queen Lane Campus was awarded a $200,000 grant that will make the center’s rich online Women in Medicine collection easily accessible to a new audience of high school students.
Nick Drake Five Things to Remember on Memorial Day
As Memorial Day weekend approaches, Drexel’s Coordinator of Health, Fitness and Wellness Nick Drake offers the University Community a few tips to keep in mind.
Intern Queen Lauren Berger Intern Queen Lauren Berger Comes to Drexel
Drexel's Campus Activities Board is bringing Berger to campus on May 22 to share her story with students.
food science “Modernist Cuisine” Culinary Arts Course Gives Students a Glimpse Into the Science of Food
In Drexel’s prep kitchens, students are conducting edible science experiments.
Drexel to Conduct Health Screenings at City Council President Veterans Fair
Faculty and students from the College of Nursing and Health Professions at Drexel University will offer comprehensive health screenings at the Philadelphia City Council Veterans Resource Fair on Monday, May 21.
Students perform field research in a coastal habitat in Barnegat Bay, N.J. Environmental Science Education Enhanced with Drexel-Academy of Natural Sciences Partnership, Experiential Learning
Incoming students in Drexel's revamped environmental science major will now spend a week prior to freshman orientation performing field research.
2012 Aberdeen Dad Vail Drexel Crew Takes Home Four Medals at the 2012 Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta
Overall, the Drexel Crew placed second with 35 total points, while Purdue took first with 37 points.
Dr. Christopher Vinnard Tuberculosis Drug Bioavailability Global Health Research Project Receives Grand Challenges Explorations Grant
Drexel University College of Medicine announced today that it is a Grand Challenges Explorations winner, an initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Christopher Vinnard, M.D., MPH, assistant professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases & HIV Medicine, will pursue an innovative global health and development research project, titled "A Novel Diagnostic Test for Poor Anti-TB Drug Bioavailability."
2012 Aberdeen Dad Vail Drexel Crew is Set to Compete at the 2012 Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta
The regatta will feature more than 3,500 student-athletes from up to 120 colleges and universities across North America and Canada.
A postcard reads "Fall in love with the boy your parents warned you about" Postcard Project Collects "Handfuls of Wisdom"
Drexel adjunct professor Matthew Ross Smith will host a “Wisdom Workshop” at Drexel University on Friday, June 1, in the Creese Student Center’s Behrakis Grand Hall to introduce his Spaces Between Your Fingers project and invite the community to participate. The community art initiative seeks to share wisdom between strangers and generations, and raise awareness of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias
The Class of 2012 will graduate from the Earle Mack School of Law at Drexel University on May 17 Drexel's Law School Commencement, May 17
The Earle Mack School of Law at Drexel University Class of 2012 will graduate on Thursday, May 17, in a ceremony at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. Judge Anthony J. Scirica of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit will address the class and receive an honorary degree. Judge Arlin M. Adams, who served on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit from 1969 to 1987, also will receive an honorary degree.
PhillyCarShare Drexel Partners with PhillyCarShare
Drexel and PhillyCarShare recently announced a partnership to promote electric vehicles.
Chris Mosko Drexel Mourns Loss of Alum Christopher Mosko
Drexel University mourns the loss of alumnus Christopher Mosko, 28, a U.S. Navy lieutenant who was killed in Afghanistan. Mosko graduated in 2007 from Drexel’s LeBow College of Business.
vampire professor Vampires, Iron Thrones and Hobbits at Drexel This Summer
A few Drexel faculty members are bringing their passion for science fiction and the world of fantasy into the classroom this summer.
President Emeritus of the Association of American Medical Colleges to Speak at Drexel Medicine Commencement
President emeritus of the Association of American Medical College Jordan J. Cohen, M.D. willdeliver thekeynote address during the commencement ceremony for Drexel University College of Medicine on Friday, May 18 at 9 a.m. at the Kimmel Center.
Engineering Students Represent Drexel at National EPA Competition
Can liquid waste discharge from landfills actually be turned into a valuable fuel source? A group of students from Drexel Universitys College of Engineering are presenting this possibility as part of a sustainability design competition hosted by the Environmental Protection Agency that could earn them a $90,000 grant.