Alex Krengel and Guram Gotsadze outside the Sameba Cathedral in Tbilisi. Student Travels to Nation of Georgia to Study Health Systems
A Drexel student working toward his master’s degree in public health traveled to Georgia for the winter break to help create the groundwork for a new method of teaching new systems to public health practitioners.
A group of Drexel students are designing a transportation concept for Sydney, Australia as part of Disney's Imaginations contest. Drexel Students Vying to Design Disney-Themed Urban Transportation System
Campfire stories, high-speed trains and out-of-body experiences are all part of Drexel University students’ plan in an Imagineering contest for a Disney-themed transportation system of the future set in Sydney, Australia.
War of the Worlds Philly-Style 'War of the Worlds' in Line for Bloomberg Philanthropies Public Art Challenge Funding
The next act for the professor who put Pong and Tetris on Brandywine Realty Trust’s 29-story Cira Centre office building could be a city-wide alien invasion of Philadelphia.
A stack of Russian rubles The collapse of the Russian Ruble: A Q&A with Marco Airaudo
Although the ruble’s freefall began to stabilize around the time of a press conference given by Russian President Vladimir Putin, the currency remains severely devalued. Marco Airaudo, PhD, a professor of economics, talks how this happened, what Russia can do, and what it means for the rest of the world.
Drexel President John A. Fry shakes hands with Santa Claus at annual toy drive distribution ceremony. Drexel's Annual Toy Drive Kick-Starts Holiday Season for Local Kids
For the 18th year, the Drexel community collected toys and donations to make the holiday season a little brighter for Philadelphia children in need. Leaders from community groups gathered with Drexel faculty and staff for a distribution ceremony which featured a visit from a certain man in a red suit.
Drexel will host a summer institute on the history of design, funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities. Westphal College Receives Drexel’s Largest-Ever NEH Grant, Will Host First Summer Institute on the History of Design
After being awarded the largest grant Drexel has ever received from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design will host a a summertime institute featuring seminars on the history of design.
Top Stories of 2014 Top Drexel Stories of 2014
From giant dinosaurs to tiny catfish, to heralded lacrosse players and ugly sweaters, a rundown of the stories that drew the most eyeballs, scored the most clicks, created the most buzz, sparked imaginations and highlighted the best the University had to offer in 2014.
Chart shows increased odds of poor health outcomes for young children living in families whose SNAP benefits (food stamps) were reduced or lost due to increased earned income, compared to families receiving consistent benefits Report Shows Challenges for Working Families in Transition Off of Public Benefits
A "cliff effect"—families losing benefits in the transition out of poverty—is the focus of a new policy report released today by Drexel’s Center for Hunger-Free Communities and Children’s HealthWatch based on data collected in Philadelphia from 2005 through 2013.
Drexel's growing sailing team Drexel Sailing Team Getting Into Shipshape
Following the success of the team's trip to France, Drexel's sailing team finds its roster tripling in size as it prepares for the 2015 season.
biosafety How Long Can Ebola Survive Outside the Body?
Ebola is transmitted from person to person through bodily fluids, but Drexel researchers have found that there is not much information on how long the virus can live outside of the human body.
Jordan McClain discusses "Serial" "Serial" and Grim Media: A Q&A With Jordan McClain
Exploring a 1999 murder case, "Serial" is the latest installment of popular media dealing with "gritty" subject matter. A professor from the Department of Communication delves into the series' appeal and the popularity of dark subjects.
Drexel alum Rich McCracken, retiring from job he began a co-op for 43 years ago. From Co-op to Retirement
When he began his co-op with Ametek Inc. in 1971, Rich McCracken could never have known that he would be retiring from the same company 43 years later. He spoke with DrexelNow about the value of the co-op program which helped start his career.
Chuck Vincent presents the flag that flew above the USS Arizona to the student veterans at Drexel. Piece of Pearl Harbor History Donated to Drexel
This past Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014, America observed the 73rd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. Thanks to a unique donation from a Drexel alum, a piece of that day that will “live in infamy” is now a part of Drexel’s military artifact collection.
The second annual museum leadership conference at Drexel is entitled "Cultural Properties: Ownership, Stewardship and Responsibility." Experts Discuss the Meaning of Ownership and Stewardship of Cultural Property at Drexel's Museum Summit
Experts from around the world will meet for two days on campus to discuss three key terms with regard to their museums, galleries and collections: ownership, stewardship and responsibility.
A turkey, carrots, cranberries and other side dishes are placed on a table for a holiday meal. Top Tips for Holiday Cooking and Eating
Drexel experts in nutrition sciences, culinary arts, hospitality and food science are available this season to offer their expert advice on making your celebratory cuisine tasty, warm, healthy or a combination of all three.
Drexel researchers are helping Alley Pond park in New York City join the U.S. Forest Service's Smart Forest Network, in hopes of better understanding urban ecosystems. Drexel Helps New York City Park Plug Into Research
Researchers at Drexel are teaming with the U.S. Forest Service and New York City's Parks and Recreation Department to monitor the second-largest park in Queens to measure how pollution and the climate affect forests.
Cordelia Biddle signs book The Story of the World’s Wealthiest Nun
The story of Saint Katharine Drexel is unlike any other. Cordelia Francis Biddle, a creative writing professor in the Pennoni Honors College and member of the extended Drexel family, captures the fascinating tale in a new book about this selfless saint.
Puppy Pawlooza Puppy Pawlooza: Stressed Students Can Relax with Therapy Dogs
Feeling stressed from studying for finals? Take a break and cuddle with some dogs at Puppy Pawlooza, Drexel's traditional pre-finals week event.
The d&mShop offers unique, personal gifts for friends and family, including jewelry, scarves and stationary. Support Local and Student Artists with One-of-a-Kind Gifts from Drexel’s Holiday Pop-Up Shop
Leave the crowds behind and shop for unique, personal gifts for family and friends at the The D&M Shop in the URBN Center Lobby. Many of the products up for grabs are only produced in small quantities and available for just a limited time.