Drexel Establishes Close School of Entrepreneurship
Jan 30 2013
Thanks to recent gifts from the Charles and Barbara Close Foundation, Drexel will establish the Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship that will be one of a very small number of freestanding schools of entrepreneurship in the nation and the only one in Philadelphia.
Sandy damage imaging
Jan 29 2013
Images of the destruction caused by Hurricane Sandy have captured the immense power of what many experts have termed a “superstorm.” These snapshots and videos might not tell the whole story, however. A group of Drexel University engineers are now trying to give rescue and recovery workers a better picture of the storm’s damages that can’t be seen by the naked eye.
Drexel and 1812 Productions Team Up to Present "To Fool the Eye"
Jan 24 2013
Drexel University and Philadelphia theater company 1812 Productions have partnered together to present Jeffrey Hatcher’s comedy confection To Fool The Eye, an adaptation of the romantic comedy Léocadia by Jean Anouilh, as part of Drexel's Mandell Professionals in Residence Project (MPiRP).
Westphal Launches New Minor in Sustainability
Jan 23 2013
The Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design recently launched a new minor intended to meet a growing demand from architecture and interiors students looking for more in-depth knowledge and content related to sustainable design.
Introducing Drexel Central
Jan 22 2013
The University is developing Drexel Central, a one-stop location for students and families to receive answers to all billing, financial aid and registration inquiries.
What I’m Reading: Diane Sicotte
Jan 18 2013
Drexel’s Diane Sicotte says the book she's reading highlights an important piece of Philadelphia's past that's often overlooked—the city's environmental history.
Q&A with Taylor Anderson:The Dangers of Binge Drinking for Women
Jan 16 2013
One in eight women in the U.S. participates in binge drinking, according to a recent report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. DrexelNow asked Drexel professor Taylor Anderson about the results of the CDC report and how the effects of binge drinking are unique to women.
Top 5 Reasons to Love Drexel’s Quarter System
Jan 16 2013
Business major Gayatri Kamath will graduate in June but, before she goes, she shares the top five reasons why Drexel's quarter system is easier to love than traditional semesters.
What I’m Reading: Michael Glaser
Jan 14 2013
Assistant professor Michael Glaser had low expectations when he picked up After the Future by Franco Berardi. Now he's racing to finish it.
Drexel Introduces Kiosk that Dispenses MacBooks
Jan 9 2013
Drexel University introduced a 24-hour, self-service vending machine located in the W. W. Hagerty Library that will dispense Macbooks for use by students, faculty and staff. Drexel is the third university on the East Coast to introduce the kiosk, which holds up to 12 Macbooks that could be checked out free by anyone with a Drexel ID for five hours.