Girish Balakrishnan Adding a New Dimension to Storytelling
Digital media grad student Girish Balakrishnan says there’s a way to encourage reading among young people in the digital age.
Drexel representatives from a previous trip to Nankai University Drexel Joins Philadelphia Delegation to China
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.
Soledad O'Brien Joins Drexel for "Who is Black in America?" Documentary Screening
Drexel University will host an advance screening of the documentary “Who is Black in America?” part of a multi-part series moderated by CNN’s Soledad O’Brien which explores issues of colorism and identity.
ExCITe Center now open Innovation and Creativity Converge as Drexel Opens ExCITe Center
The center occupies more than 11,000 square-feet of converted industrial office space at the University City Science Center’s 3401 Market Street building.
Image of Drexel's campus and the city of Philadelphia Drexel’s Impact on Pennsylvania’s Economy: $2.4 Billion
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 ExCITe Center opening
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.
Daniel Diazdelcastillo Drexel Freshman Lands Co-op at NASA
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.
Robert Maschi Marathon Recovery Tips: Getting Back on the Road Safely
It's marathon season and Drexel's Dr. Robert Maschi has a few recovery tips to get you back on the road safely following your race.
Dragons defeat Quakers Dragons Defeat Quakers, 61-59
With the victory, Drexel Head Coach Bruiser Flint won his 200th game at the school.
Michele Davis Recent Graduate's Experience on Small Drexel Campus Makes a Big Impact
Recent graduate Michele Davis worked hard enough to earn a free ride to any college in New Jersey. Naturally, she chose Drexel.
The words "mirror image" are reflected, but not reversed, in this photo of the Hicks non-reversing mirror taken at Robin Cameron's art show. Photo courtesy Room East in New York. NYC Art Gallery Displays Non-Reversing Mirror Invented by Drexel Math Professor
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 Hurricane Sandy CCRUN
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.
Umar Hafeez Q&A with Drexel Junior Umar Hafeez
Above and beyond. Drexel junior Umar Hafeez has become quite good at it. And others have taken notice.
Fabio Machado mens soccer 2012 NCAA Tournament
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
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.
2012-13 Basketball season Drexel Basketball Opens 2012-13 Season
Drexel basketball is back. The men’s and women’s basketball teams opened the 2012-13 season on November 9.
Kathleen Volk Miller What I’m Reading: Kathleen Volk Miller
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.
Drexel Sacramento Offers First Undergraduate Degree Program
Drexel University Sacramento announced it will begin offering its first undergraduate program in Sacramento in the fall of 2013.
Men's Soccer Patia mens soccer CAA Tournament
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.
Massenat Mershon Basketball opens 2013 season
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 huddle Field Hockey 2012 NCAA Tournament
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.
memory brain Biomed memory research
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.
News Release
Obama wins Q&A with Bill Rosenberg: 2012 Election Results
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.
Photo of Karen Cator, director of the Office of Educational Technology at the U.S. Department of Education National-Distance-Learning-Week
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.
Norman Norell cocktail dress From the Collection: Norman Norell Cocktail Dress
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.
soccer November 2012 Drexel Hosts CAA Tournament Semifinals and Championship Game This Weekend
Drexel will host to the CAA Tournament semifinals and championship game this weekend. The semifinals will be at 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Friday, and the championship game will take place at 2 p.m. on Sunday.
2012 CAA Field Hockey Champions FH CAA Championship
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.
Joseph Salomone Four Drexel Degrees and Counting
University Registrar Joseph Salomone is the proud owner of four Drexel degrees—and he’s still counting.
Dr. Robert Field What the Election Means for Health Reform: Roundtable Discussion on November 16
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.
public safety Protecting Drexel During Hurricane Sandy
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.
DAC Pack Seven Drexel Teams Achieve 100 Percent on NCAA Graduation Success Rate Metric
Seven of Drexel’s varsity athletic teams scored 100 percent on the latest Graduation Success Rate (GSR) announced by the NCAA. Overall, Drexel Athletics scored 92 percent on the GSR.
Barbara Hoekje Q&A with Dr. Barbara Hoekje: Obama's "Forward." Campaign Slogan
DrexelNow spoke with Dr. Barbara Hoekje, associate professor in the Department of Culture and Communication, about President Obama’s 2012 campaign slogan, “Forward.”
men's soccer team Fall Athletics at CAAs
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.