Archives-Library Moments in Graduate Studies History
Drexel University Libraries Archivist Rob Sieczkiewicz shares some graduate history from the Archives.
Karen Sullam Studying the Life Aquatic
Graduate student Karen Sullam is fascinated by and currently studying a most interesting area of aquatic life and ecosystems—fish guts.
DNews DNEWS Wins NATAS Award
DNEWS, the-student produced news magazine on all things Drexel, has won a National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences award for Best College Production Newscast.
Fire safety app demo PFD Fire Safey App
The Philadelphia Fire Department and Drexel University are teaming up to release the “Philadelphia Fire Department Safety App,” a program giving smartphone users instant access to a wide range of safety and emergency preparedness information. The web-based application, optimized for iOS and Android platforms, will include information about smoke alarms, home escape planning, hospital locations and first aid tips.
Walnut Hill Community Farm - planter Walnut Hill Community Farm
Neighborhood outreach turned an old SEPTA lot into a community garden at 46th and Market streets. Some ingenuity from a group of freshman engineering students at Drexel University is helping to keep it sustainable. This summer, 11 students from a freshman design class in the College of Engineering took on the challenge of irrigating, tilling and heating the farm in order to allow for year-round growing.
Danielle Matthews Changing Lives, One Patient at a Time
Senior Danielle Matthews had never heard of Drexel's 11th Street Family Health Services until she began the co-op interview process. Now she knows she'll never forget her experience there.
Exterior photo of Powel Elementary School Drexel, Powel and SLA Partner for New Public Shool
The Philadelphia School Partnership (PSP) has awarded $215,000 to a collaboration among Samuel Powel Elementary School (Powel), Science Leadership Academy (SLA) and Drexel University. The investment from the Great Schools Fund will support planning for the expansion of Powel, a K-4 district school near Drexel in West Philadelphia, and the creation of a new middle school to serve the same neighborhood.
Drexel University Main Building Commuter Students: Top Five Ways to Get Involved
Sophomore commuter student Sarah Mukhtar offers helpful tips to fellow commuters on how to get involved at Drexel.
Exterior of the Constantine N. Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building Drexel Receives First LEED Certification for Papadakis Building
The biowall, a 75-ft. high wall of plants, serves as a biological air filter, demonstrating Drexel’s longstanding commitment to sustainability and progressive research.
Ron Hoppes restoration Preserving a Piece of Drexel’s History
For the first time since it arrived at Drexel in 1912, the Eugene Farcot Conical Clock, located in Main Building's Great Court, has undergone full restoration.
Youngmoo Kim What I'm Reading: Dr. Youngmoo Kim
Drexel's Dr. Youngmoo Kim took the time to chat with DrexelNow about his current reading choice, The Rise of the Creative Class—Revisited (second edition) by Richard Florida.
Law student Jessica Farris Drexel Law Grad Helps Free Wrongfully Convicted Man after 19 Years in Prison
On September 21, a 37-year-old California man wrongfully imprisoned for just under 19 years is expected to gain his freedom, thanks in part to the efforts of a recent graduate of the Earle Mack School of Law at Drexel University.
Jo Chang Co-op Sends Drexel Student to the Nation’s Capital
Drexel junior Jo Chang never thought when she enrolled at Drexel she would be living and working in the nation’s capital.
Law professor Karl Okamoto Drexel Law Professor Creates First MOOC to Teach Business Acquisition Skills
Law students, practicing attorneys and anyone interested in business acquisitions will be able to polish their transactional lawyering skills thanks to a new massive open online course (MOOC) created by Karl Okamoto, a professor in the Earle Mack School of Law at Drexel University. While some of the nation’s most elite universities are collaborating to offer a variety of courses through MOOCs, this will be among the first law school courses delivered in this way.
Dr. Douglas J. Futuyma, distinguished professor of ecology and evolution at the State University of New York at Stony Brook Academy of Natural Sciences Joseph Leidy Award Goes to a Stony Brook Evolutionary Biologist
A leading evolutionary biologist whose textbooks on evolution are widely read by college students around the country will receive the prestigious Joseph Leidy Award, the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University announced today.
Drexel Board of Trustees Appoints New Members
Drexel University recently announced six new appointments to its Board of Trustees.
U.S. News & World Report "Best Colleges" badge Drexel Advances in 2013 US News Rankings
For the fifth consecutive year, Drexel made the “Up-and-Coming” list of national universities according to U.S.News & World Report for the 2013 edition of “America’s Best Colleges.” In overall rankings, Drexel advanced from 88th to 83rd place.
Dean Allen Sabinson What I’m Reading: Allen Sabinson
Despite a busy schedule and packing for the move, Westphal College Dean Allen Sabinson found time to read The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York by Robert A. Caro.
Math Forum NSF Awards $2.2 Million to Project Studying Community-Based Development for Math Teachers
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded $2.2 million to a project created by the School of Education and the College of Arts and Sciences at Drexel University, the Math Forum @ Drexel and the College of Education at Temple University to study community-based professional development for middle and high school mathematics teachers.
Janet Pilla What Makes A Masterpiece? Renowned Dance Critic Will Discuss at Drexel
Internationally renowned dance critic Deborah Jowitt will explore the topic “What Makes A Masterpiece?” on Thursday, October 4 from 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at the Mandell Theater (33rd and Chestnuts Sts.), hosted by the dance program in Drexel University’s Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design. The event is free and open to the public.
Alison Novak Q&A with Alison Novak: Political Rhetoric and Negative Attack Ads
Novak says most people just accept political attack ads as part of the whole sphere of politics.
Dean Marla Gold Marla Gold to Step Down as Dean of the School of Public Health
Marla Gold is stepping down as dean of the School of Public Health, a position she's held for the past decade.
James Hamalian Junior Rubs Elbows with Investment Banking Executives
This fall, junior James Hamalian will return to classes with more than books and pens in hand. Thanks to his co-op experience, he will return with a new working-world understanding of the concepts being taught in his classes.