Inis Nua Inis Nua Theatre Company Partners With Drexel for Revival of ‘Dublin by Lamplight’ 
In 1904 Dublin poverty and political unrest grip a city struggling for independence just as the Irish National Theatre of Ireland is taking off. In Drexel University’s Co-Op Theater Company production of “Dublin by Lamplight” 40 different characters, represented by a cast of six, cycle through many narratives: Will the King of England be assassinated? Will the laundry girl get her big break? Will the show go on? The show, which is co-produced by Inis Nua Theatre Company, will open in November at Mandell Theater as part of Drexel’s Mandell Professional in Residence Project.
This 19th-century ammonia compressor on display at the National Museum of Industrial History provided refridgeration at the American Brewery in Baltimore. Drexel’s Center for Cultural Partnerships Helps Build the National Museum of Industrial History
A Drexel team was brought in to help complete a museum that had been in the making for years — and they were the only ones right for the job.
Exterior of Perelman Center for Jewish Life Ribbon-Cutting Marks the Opening of Drexel’s Perelman Center for Jewish Life
More than 100 guests celebrated the opening of the Raymond G. Perelman Center for Jewish Life at Drexel University with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Oct. 26. Construction for the new facility at N. 34th Street was made possible with the help of a $6 million gift from Perelman. It is the first building at Drexel constructed entirely through private philanthropy.
Heard Around Campus Heard Around Campus — October
As the weather becomes colder and the leaves begin to turn, Drexel has also moved forward with new changes that will impact its staff and faculty. Read on to see what happened around campus during the month of October.
Drexel presidents are pictured left to right, top to bottom, in chronological order. Photos courtesy University Archives. Remembering Drexel’s Presidents
As part of Drexel’s 125th anniversary, DrexelNow takes a look at the past presidents who steered Drexel on the path to becoming the University it is today.
"How Fast Can You Run" Drexel Professor Writes the Incredible True Story of the Life of a Sudanese Refugee
Drexel professor Harriet Levin Millan wrote about the incredible journey of a Sudanese refugee in a book that was made possible through a chance encounter in her creative writing class seven years ago.
Map of Female Genital Cutting Prevalence in Africa Drexel Women’s Care Center Improving Female Genital Cutting-Related Health Services For Women and Girls in Philadelphia
Drexel's Women's Care Center has received a grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to address the needs of women and girls who have been affected by female genital cutting.
Tom Kha Soup Study Shows Mismatched Cuisine Could Make Your Meal More Enjoyable
Ordering an Italian main course? According to a Drexel University food science researcher, if you want to be certain you’ll enjoy your meal, you should probably get the spring rolls to start.
People enjoying a meal at the EAT Cafe. Welcoming Everyone to the Table: Philadelphia’s First Pay-What-You-Can Restaurant To Open
In Philadelphia, Drexel University, the Vetri Community Partnership, Giant Food Stores and other community partners are teaming to open the city’s first pay-what-you-can restaurant.
Drexel University. New Trends in Universities Rankings Focus on Student Outcomes, Where Drexel Shines
Recently, there has been a shift toward ranking universities more heavily on results — how graduates fared in the job market, in particular — and Drexel is reaping the benefits.
Bee, Flower Philadelphia Public School Students Will Become Urban Scientists With New $1.17M NSF Grant
Four hundred local fourth, fifth and sixth grade students will have the opportunity to become urban scientists with resources made possible through a new, three-year $1.17 million grant from the National Science Foundation.
Wine on shelves at a grocery store. After Privatization, Link Found Between New Liquor Establishments, Violence
A team led by a Drexel University professor found that areas of Seattle where new establishments with alcohol were added following Washington state’s privatization efforts saw a significant increase in violent assaults.
Edwin E.L. Gerber, PhD, pictured when he was 17 in 1952 and when he received Drexel's Harold Myers Service Award in 2013. Photos courtesy Edwin E.L. Gerber, PhD. Drexel Memories From the Professor Who Has Been Here for Six Decades
Edwin E.L. Gerber, PhD, professor in the College of Engineering, discusses what it’s been like at Drexel during the 63 years he’s been on campus.
Fibroblasts Sleeping Cells’ Survival Instincts: A Double-Edged Sword?
For researchers who study aging, a central riddle remains: If the human body has evolved to protect itself, why are cells unable to cope with the challenges associated with getting old?
Tor Just Give Me Some Privacy — Anonymous Wikipedia Editors and Tor Users Explain Why They Don't Want You to Know Who They Are
Not everyone who strives to navigate the internet without being tracked is up to no good. This is the underlying premise of a qualitative study led by a trio of Drexel University researchers, who set out to gather the stories of people working on collaborative projects online — like editing Wikipedia — and are concerned about their privacy and taking steps to protect it.
Discovery Day 2016 Record Growth at College of Medicine’s Discovery Day 2016
More than 400 Drexel University College of Medicine students and scientists will showcase original research at Discovery Day 2016 on Thursday, Oct. 20 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.
Fossils discovered from the B. rex around a drawing of what the fish's head looked like. A New ‘King’ — New, Gigantic, Ancient Armored Fish Discovered
In the Arctic, a team that included scientists from the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University found fossils of a giant new species of extinct armored fish that they named Bothriolepis rex — the new king of Bothriolepis.
Photo of Main Building Drexel Surpasses Fundraising Goal, Raises $120.7 Million for Fiscal Year 2016
Drexel closed fiscal year 2016 by raising $120.7 million in outright gifts and pledges, surpassing the University’s goal by $700,000 and beating FY2015 by $5.3 million. This marks the third year in a row of achieving a record-breaking fundraising total.
Drexel students in a LeBow College of Business Global Classroom present projects with students from the University of Leeds in the United Kingdom. Global Classrooms: How to Engage With International Institutions on Campus
The Global Classrooms initiative from the Office of International Programs allows Drexel students and professors to work with partner institutions abroad using interactive technologies.
School of Law Drexel University’s Master of Legal Studies Online Program Receives Accreditation from CCB 
Drexel’s Thomas R. Kline School of Law is now one of only 12 institutions nationwide to receive accreditation from the Compliance Certification Board (CCB) for its Master of Legal Studies (MLS) and certificate programs, all of which can be completed entirely online.
Coding Goodwin College Adds Coding and Web Development Academy to Continuing Education Offerings
Stand out in the ever-changing work landscape with practical web development experience from Drexel University’s Scale Academy. Scale, a new coding and web development offering within the Goodwin College of Professional Studies – will arm students with the knowledge needed to expand their expertise in web development.
US Open Squash Hitting the Court: U.S. Open Squash Championships Return to Drexel
The most prestigious squash tournament in the United States returns to Drexel University this fall. The top players in the world will take the court at the Daskalakis Athletic Center from Oct. 6-15 to compete in the 2016 Delaware Investments U.S. Open Squash Championships.
test drive course image Drexel University Online “Test Drive” Wins Electronic Development Award
Drexel University Online’s virtual Test Drive allows potentional students to test out Drexel’s virtual learning environment for a week, at no cost before they apply. The course received the 2016 University Professional and Continuing Education Association Mid-Atlantic Region Marketing & Promotions: Electronic Development Award.