Women's Lacrosse Receives $1 Million Endowment
Feb 25 2015
A former director of women's athletics who piloted the University's women's sports into its current form as an NCAA Division I program has endowed the women's lacrosse program with $1 million.
Drexel Students to Help Music Publisher Find Its 'Philly Groove'
Feb 24 2015
Students from Drexel University’s music industry program are breathing life into music tracks that have been silent for more than 40 years. Through a partnership between the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and Reservoir, an independent music publisher based in New York City, a set of unfinished songs recorded on the Philly Groove Records label in the 1970s could find their way onto your playlist this summer.
What Stories Do You Have to Tell? Drexel’s New Storylab Can Help
Feb 20 2015
The Drexel Storylab, a new initiative in Drexel University’s College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of English & Philosophy, aims to help writers of all levels jumpstart the creative process by working with established writers and looking for inspiration in unlikely places.
#BlackLivesMatter Panel Discussion at Drexel during Black History Month
Feb 19 2015
During Black History Month, a roundtable discussion will be held at Drexel University on Friday, Feb. 20 from 6 – 8 p.m. to examine police violence against African Americans, the criminal justice system and community responses. The event will be held in Drexel'sMacAlister Hall, 2019-2020 (3250 Chestnut St., Philadelphia). It is sponsored by Drexel’s Office of Equality and Diversity.
Urban Design and Planning Students Reimagine the Delaware River Waterfront
Feb 12 2015
A select handful of Drexel University’s Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design students interested in urban design will have the opportunity to generate fresh ideas and create a vision for the future of the Lehigh Viaduct, Delaware Power Station and surrounding Port Richmond area. Along with 15 students and two faculty members from Germany’s TU Dortmund University, which researches and teaches the global intersection between man, nature and technology, the students will participate in an intensive urban infrastructure planning and design process to develop concepts for repurposing this post-industrial infrastructure.
In Photos: 2015 Philly Materials Day
Feb 11 2015
For the fifth celebration of the study of materials, Drexel hosted an event featuring hands-on demonstrations that mystified attendees of all ages.
Drexel Cybersecurity Institute And U.S. Army Reserve to Train Next Generation of 'Cyber Soldiers'
Feb 10 2015
Cyberspace is rapidly becoming the battleground of the 21st century. The prevalence and magnitude of cyber attacks during the 18 months has illuminated the need for sophisticated soldiers and savvy security professionals to fortify the information systems and electronic data on which our nation now depends. This demand has led the U.S. Army Reserve to partner with six academic institutions, including Drexel University, to prepare the next generation of cybersecurity professionals.
The Most Amazing Drexel Study Abroad Photos
Feb 5 2015
To show off their adventures studying outside of the United States, students submitted their best pictures from their experiences for a contest held by Drexel’s Study Abroad Office.
Observe Black History Month at Drexel
Feb 4 2015
To observe and celebrate Black History Month, Drexel is hosting a variety of events celebrating black culture while also reflecting on its history and discussing the future.
Children's Hunger Born From Mothers' Trauma
Feb 3 2015
A new Drexel public health study shows that trauma and chronic stress are a largely overlooked part of the picture of why one in five American households with young children live with food insecurity.
Drexel Hosts 5th Hands-On Philly Materials Day
Feb 2 2015
Hoping to inspire the next generation and better inform this one, Drexel's hosting an event designed to get everyone better acquainted with what makes up everything we see, taste and touch.
A ‘Science Fair’ for Community Research
Feb 2 2015
An annual gathering of researchers from Drexel and like-minded institutions with representatives from 27 community organizations serves as the spark point for partnerships looking into social problems that matter.