Ellen Kullman, right, poses with the Engineering Leader of the Year Award and Drexel President John Fry. Photo by David Gehosky. DuPont CEO Accepts Drexel Engineering Award
Ellen Kullman, the CEO of DuPont and chairwoman of its board of directors, was named Drexel’s 2015 Engineering Leader of the Year.
digital finger prints Dusting for Cyber Fingerprints: Computer Scientists Use Coding Style to Identify Anonymous Programmers
A team of computer scientists, led by researchers from Drexel University’s College of Computing & Informatics, have devised as way to lift the veil of anonymity protecting cybercriminals by turning their malicious code against them.
Joelle Hartke carrying the ball. Photo by Greg Carroccio. Women's Lacrosse Receives $1 Million Endowment
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.
Philly Groove Drexel Students to Help Music Publisher Find Its 'Philly Groove'
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.
The red carpet. Photo by Alan Light. Drexel Professor Breaks Down Oscars Fashion
Looking at a night noted for its fashion, Drexel’s Lisa Hayes offered her insight into the best of the stars’ looks.
Ben Melman is the co-founder of Booksmart, a concert-booking app. How One Student is Revolutionizing the Concert Booking Process
Drexel senior Ben Melman has come up with a 21st century solution to the standard and tedious process of booking concerts.
Attendees at last year's art auction looking over some of the available pieces. Check Out Pieces Up for Bid in the 12th Annual Art Auction
For the 12th year, the Drexel Arts Administration Graduate Association is raising money for a trip to Washington, D.C., to appeal for more public arts funding by auctioning off a variety of pieces of art.
Lallen Johnson, PhD, Drexel criminology and justice studies professor, speaking during the #BlackLivesMatter panel. #BlackLivesMatter Panel Explores Black Community and Police Violence
On the calendar for Black History Month, a panel including Drexel faculty explored some of the more difficult questions involving the black community, violence and how we talk about it.
The crew of the USS Sandy, post-sinking. Crews Duel in 6th Rec Recycle Regatta
A pair of brave crews did their best to take cardboard boats across the DAC Pool and stay off the bottom.
Masked man holding an assault rifle with social media icons nearby. Drexel Students Join Anti-Extremism Cyber Fight
To fight the spread of extremism on social media, a class of Drexel students is consulting with the U.S. State Department on new, online anti-radical strategies.
The Drexel Storylab's "Insider Access Workshops" will use Drexel's unique archival treasures as inspiration for aspiring writers. What Stories Do You Have to Tell? Drexel’s New Storylab Can Help
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.
A memorial for victims who died in incidents of violence in Philadelphia. Photo: Tony Fischer, CC BY 2.0 Drexel Program Helping Violence Victims to Expand Across Philadelphia Hospitals
In Philadelphia, Healing Hurt People, a Drexel trauma-informed, hospital-based violence intervention program is expanding at a city-wide level to widen the opportunity of preventing future injuries as a result of violence instead of just treating them.
Protestors carrying placards at a Black Lives Matter demonstration in New York City in Nov. 2014. #BlackLivesMatter Panel Discussion at Drexel during Black History Month
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.
TechGirlz Drexel and TechGirlz to Create Online Game Design Class For Teens
“Our hope is that these workshops will empower and educate young women who are eager to learn and become interested in the game industry,” said Tracey Welson Rossman, founder of TechGirlz.
The nine Drexel students who went to the National Collegiate Research Conference. Back row (left to right), Anthony Abel, Burim Derveni, Jonathan Fink, Matthew Wiese and Evan Bissiri. Front row (left to right), Anjli Patel, Emily Ostrow, Maissoun Ksara and Yilin Yang. Drexel Students Impress at National Collegiate Research Conference
Drexel was one of the best-represented institutions this year at a prestigious research conference held at Harvard University. Students talk with DrexelNow about their experiences and the research that got them there.
Concept art by Drexel students of the main station for their Imagineering competition idea, "Woollahra." Photo by Gary Krueger, copyright Disney. Imagineering Competition is a Dream Come True for Drexel Students
A team of Drexel students went on the trip of their dreams to California to compete in the finals of the annual Walt Disney Imagineering Imaginations design competition.
Ladies from the 2014 Madrigal Dinner Drexel Chamber Singers Want You to Party Like it’s 1585
Want to live life like a Renaissance man or woman? No need to build a time travel machine—the Drexel Chamber Singers will take care of everything.
The Oscars. Photo by Alan Light. Drexel Film Aficionados Make Oscar Picks
Some of Drexel’s biggest movie-lovers gave their choices for who they think will — or should — win the Oscars this year.
Norman Balchunas, retired Air Force colonel and director of cybersecurity programs at Drexel's Cybersecurity Institute Drexel Cybersecurity Institute Director Receives Veteran Award
Despite moving 51 times, Drexel’s Norman Balchunas always called Philadelphia home. Now the retired Air Force colonel is receiving a Philadelphia Business Journal Veterans of Influence Award for his work in the city.
Wan Shih, PhD, a biomedical engineering professor recently granted a fellowship in the National Academy of Inventors Curiosity Fuels Drexel Professor’s Prolific Inventing
Professor Wan Shih’s curiosity has turned into a prolific inventing career in which almost 30 patents are attached to her name, resulting in a fellowship with the National Academy of Inventors.
Participants in last year's Indoor Triathlon/Duathlon during the cycling portion. Drexel Holding 3rd Annual Indoor Triathlon/Duathlon
You don’t have to be outside to run, bike or swim. For the third year in a row, Drexel will hold a triathlon/duathlon inside the Recreation Center and registration is open now.
The largely vacant Delaware Power Station dominates more than 1,000 feet of the Delaware River waterfront. Urban Design and Planning Students Reimagine the Delaware River Waterfront
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.
Drexel student Jing Chen demonstrates fiber optics to a young participant at the 5th annual Philly Materials Science and Engineering Day. In Photos: 2015 Philly Materials Day
For the fifth celebration of the study of materials, Drexel hosted an event featuring hands-on demonstrations that mystified attendees of all ages.
A community garden at Drexel's Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships in West Philadelphia A Natural Match: Drexel Research Team Connects Urban Design to Public Health
Faculty in design and public health at Drexel are working together with community-based projects in West Philadelphia. Their projects test the idea that aspects of natural systems can be woven into urban design to improve health.
Drexel Cybersecurity Drexel Cybersecurity Institute And U.S. Army Reserve to Train Next Generation of 'Cyber Soldiers'
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 Drexel Co-op Theatre Company will stage a production of “DOG SEES GOD: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead" from Feb. 12-21. “DOG SEES GOD: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead" Explores a Darker Side of the Peanuts Gang at Drexel
Imagine Charlie Brown and the Peanuts gang as anguished teenagers. The Drexel Co-op Theatre Company will stage a production of “DOG SEES GOD: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead,” an irreverent, yet poignant drama that conceives the teenaged Charlie Brown and his friends as real people dealing with complex issues.
The Uncle Scotty team in last year's Rec Recycle Regatta on their way to securing the Black Pearl Award for speed. Cardboard on the Water: Return of the Rec Recycle Regatta
It’s almost time again to take the high seas (the DAC pool) in mighty (taped-together) vessels for Drexel Recreation’s annual, silly boat race.
Glass awards lined up to be handed out at last year's Student Life Award ceremony. Big Scholarships Up for Grabs in Student Life Awards
As much as $80,000 is available along with awards that honor students and organizations for promoting and expanding the Drexel experience, and the deadline is coming up soon.
Contemporary American sculptor and printmaker Chakaia Booker. Poets Create ‘Verbal Sculptures’ Inspired by Chakaia Booker Exhibition at Drexel
Amid large-scale sculptures made from recycled tires by contemporary American sculptor and printmaker Chakaia Booker, local poets will create poems, or ‘verbal sculptures,’ inspired by the themes of the artwork at Drexel University during Black History Month.
Mountain view from Interlake, Switzerland, by Tyler Pultro The Most Amazing Drexel Study Abroad Photos
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.
Joshua Williams, a junior from George Washington Carver High School of Engineering and Science, presents on his experience as a WesGold Fellow to Drexel faculty and staff. Co-op Students Provide 'Life-Changing' Experience for West Philly High Schoolers
A trio of Drexel co-op students helped run a program that opened more than a dozen West Philadelphia high school students’ eyes to their own potential.
Emily Ballantyne at the top of Volcan Villarica. An International Co-op Mapping Out the Lungs, and All Chile Has to Offer
Emily Ballantyne wanted to work abroad, but wasn't sure how to fit it in her schedule. After randomly bringing up her hopes to a local co-op boss, the Whitaker Fellow has now made her way to a research lab in Santiago, Chile.
Black History Month 2015 Observe Black History Month at Drexel
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.
"The hunger, the pain, the depression -- it always comes back. It's like a bird nesting in your head." - study participant Claudia Children's Hunger Born From Mothers' Trauma
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.
Emanuel Ungaro Couture, blue printed silk, c. 1986, France. Gift of Elizabeth Graham Weymouth. Shoulder Pads, Mini Skirts and Fanny Packs: 1980s Fashion is Back at Drexel’s “Style Saturday” Event
“There were gorgeous things happening in the ’80s, from beautiful textiles to masterful silhouettes. We need to put aside our embarrassment over some of our personal style choices at that time and look at fashion from that period through fresh eyes."
Current Drexel post-doctoral researcher, then PhD candidate Babak Anasori gives a one-on-one materials science demonstration to an interested young boy. Drexel Hosts 5th Hands-On Philly Materials Day
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.
Drexel participated in the 5th Annual Community Driven Research Day A ‘Science Fair’ for Community Research
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.