Drexel Statement on Professor George Ciccariello-Maher's Tweet
The recent social media comments by George Ciccariello-Maher, associate professor of Politics and Global Studies at Drexel, were made outside the classroom, are his own opinion and do not represent the University’s views. Drexel is committed to and vigorously supports our ROTC students, students on active duty and reserve, and students, faculty, staff and alumni who have served in the military. Our support for military-affiliated members of our community has helped us create an inclusive campus culture that honors service and Drexel’s deep connection to American military history.
David Russell, pictured, will perform in concert at Drexel’s Mandell Theater on April 8 at 7:30 p.m. Drexel’s Eric Zillmer Assists in Bringing World-Class Guitarist David Russell to Campus
Renowned classical guitarist David Russell will perform on Drexel’s campus on April 8, thanks, in part, to the efforts of Carl R. Pacifico Professor of Neuropsychology and Director of Athletics Eric Zillmer, PsyD.
T-shirts and promotional materials for Drexel's Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Sexual Assault Awareness Month Arrives at Drexel
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and Drexel will be promoting its efforts thanks to a fund from Governor Tom Wolf’s “It’s On Us PA” campus sexual assault prevention grant program.
Drexel Is Helping the FAA Modernize Technical Training
As a core member of a new Center of Excellence focused on modernizing the training of air traffic controllers and their colleagues, Drexel researchers are doing their part to keep your flight safe and efficient.
Led Zeppelin Rock and Roll Photographer Bob Gruen Opens ‘ROCKERS’ Exhibit at Pearlstein Gallery
Legendary rock and roll photographer Bob Gruen’s ROCKERS exhibit brings rock’s excitement and spirit – onstage, backstage, at home – to Pearlstein Gallery. For more than 40 years, Bob Gruen’s name has been synonymous with rock and roll. From taking early photos on tour with Ike and Tina Turner and capturing the early CBGB/Max’s Kansas City scene, to hanging out with John and Yoko and covering current stadium rockers such as Green Day, Gruen has always been at the right place at the right time.
Heard Around Campus Heard Around Campus — March
In this monthly installment, catch up on the latest news and updates from March that might be of interest to Drexel faculty and staff.
Tom Brokaw Tom Brokaw Looks at 50 Years in News in Latest Installment of Rudman Institute's Conversation Series
Legendary television journalist Tom Brokaw will join former NBCNews producer and colleague, Karen Curry, for a discussion about his career in journalism, including 22 years behind the anchor desk at NBC’s “Nightly News.” The event is the latest installment in a series presented by the Kal and Lucille Rudman Institute for Entertainment Industry Studies.
The Community Wellness HUB at Drexel University Community Wellness HUB Bridges West Philly Neighborhoods to Healthy Living
In an effort to decrease health disparities among residents in Mantua and Powelton Village, the College of Nursing and Health Professions is opening a comprehensive wellness program that will focus on education, preventive services and community building.
Community members gather for a barbecue outside the United Bank building. Lindy Institute’s New Project Aims to Connect the Community Through Art
LoLa 38 will fill soon-to-be-developed spaces in West Philadelphia with community-oriented art installations and events throughout the spring and summer, strengthening Drexel’s relationship with its neighbors.
A photo taken in 1885 of Anandibai Joshee, who graduated in 1886; Kei Okami who graduated in 1889; and Sabat Islambooly, who graduated in 1890. Photo courtesy Legacy Center Archives, Drexel College of Medicine. Remembering the Pioneering Women From One of Drexel’s Legacy Medical Colleges
Woman’s Medical College of Pennsylvania, the world’s first medical school for women and one of two predecessor institutions to Drexel’s College of Medicine, graduated the first Native American doctor, the second African-American doctor and the first women with medical degrees in India, Syria, Japan and Canada.
This image from The Triangle's 1987 joke issue was published with the caption "The Main Building gets a facelift. After sitting on a Philadelphia street corner for 96 years it is now being restored. In a valiant effort to improve the image of Drexel University, Dr. Gaither has immortalized the above quote in stone." Telling it Like It Isn’t: The History of Drexel’s Joke Issues
Current Drexel Dragons are familiar with The Triangle’s annual April Fools’ Day joke issue, The Rectangle. What they might not know is that Drexel students have been publishing satirical newspaper issues since the 1940s.
ACLU Student-Run Radio Station WKDU Donates Proceeds to the ACLU
For the entire month of February, Drexel’s independent student radio station WKDU pledged to donate proceeds from merchandise sales to benefit the Pennsylvania chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union.
Undergraduate design labs in 3101 Market Street. Progress Report: Drexel’s Research Laboratory Plan Project
Many of the lab renovations in Drexel’s Research Laboratory Plan have been completed and are being used to further the University’s research efforts.
John Via Employee Spotlight: John Via
The College of Engineering’s John Via occupies many roles at Drexel and even more positions within various philanthropic organizations — and just joined one that is headed by Queen Elizabeth II.
Aja Sor speaks at a press conference announcing a $1.2 million grant for the DragonsTeach Middle Years program. DragonsTeach Middle Years Opens Doors for Philly and Drexel Students Alike
With the help of a $1.2 million grant, the School of Education is rolling out a new program designed to meet Philadelphia’s need for middle school teachers by giving Drexel students a teaching certificate alongside their degree of choice.
Colony morphologies of 96 Burkholderia cenocepacia isolates from cystic fibrosis patients. Genomics Reveal How Bacteria Evolve in Cystic Fibrosis Patients
College of Medicine scientists have made new headway in understanding how a common pathogen leads to chronic lung infections in cystic fibrosis patients.
Philadelphia School Partnership presented a $1.2 million grant to Drexel University to launch a residency-based teacher certification program called Dragons Teach Middle Years (DTMY). Drexel Launches “Dragons Teach Middle Years” Teacher Training Program 
Supported by a $1.2 million grant from the Philadelphia School Partnership (PSP), Drexel University’s School of Education will create a new pipeline of dual-certified, Middle-Years teachers, trained specifically for the challenges of Philadelphia classrooms.
A dyed green image of a fibers in a human hippocampus Treatment Window for Fragile X Likely Doesn’t Close After Childhood, Drexel Study Finds
A Drexel University-led study looked into human and rat brain samples and found that the biological structures potentially contributing to Fragile X syndrome are present in adult brains — something that mouse samples did not show.
The south wall of the A. J. Drexel Picture Gallery from the entranceway in 2017. A.J. Drexel Picture Gallery Gets a Retro Makeover
With a renewed layout and returned paintings, the A. J. Drexel Picture Gallery looks completely different to modern viewers, but remarkably similar to what students and faculty would have seen at the turn of the 20th century.
The south wall of the A. J. Drexel Picture Gallery in 2016, top, and 2017, bottom. A.J. Drexel Picture Gallery Gets a Retro Makeover
With a renewed layout and returned paintings, the A. J. Drexel Picture Gallery looks completely different to modern viewers, but remarkably similar to what students and faculty would have seen at the turn of the 20th century.
Drexel College of Medicine students celebrate upon learning their residency destinations. Emotions Run High as Drexel’s Future Doctors Meet Their Match
At the annual Match Day celebration at the Queen Lane Campus, 260 College of Medicine students learned where they would be working as residents next year. More than one-third will be staying in Pennsylvania.
headshot of John Maeda Art and Tech Innovator John Maeda to Speak at Drexel Commencement at Citizens Bank Park
Computational design guru John Maeda will address the class of 2017 at Drexel University’s commencement, which will be held on June 13 at 7:30 p.m. Maeda is the global head of Computational Design and Inclusion at Automattic, the parent company of Jetpack, WooCommerce, Longreads, and more. The University-wide ceremony will be held at Citizens Bank Park for the second consecutive year.
Progress Report: Drexel’s Research Laboratory Plan Projects
Some of the lab renovations in Drexel’s Research Laboratory Master Plan have been completed and are being used to further the University’s research efforts.
Boost Vote For This Drexel Student-Run Company to be Named the Coolest College Startup
A Drexel startup housed in the Baiada Institute for Entrepreneurship is in the running to be named the coolest college startup in the country.
© 2017 National Museum of American Illustration, Newport, RI Photo courtesy American Illustrators Gallery, New York, NY Drexel Presents Fine Art Exhibit in Tribute to ‘Father of Illustration’ Howard Pyle
In continuation of Drexel University’s 125th anniversary celebration, the Pennoni Honors College will co-present with the National Museum of American Illustration, a new exhibition showcasing the influence of former Drexel instructor Howard Pyle and his students, who helped inspire Philadelphia’s historic roots in the applied art field and fueled its publishing boom in 1900s.
Mark Sabaj and his daughter Sofia holding fish Eyeless Catfish Named for Discoverer’s Daughter
To honor his young, science-minded daughter, a researcher from the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University named a new species of blind, Amazonian catfish after her.
Image of a woman studying online in front of a laptop Through Alliance with Drexel Online, U.S. Office of Personnel Management Employees Eligible for Tuition Savings
Drexel University Online recently formed an alliance with the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) that will provide an opportunity for OPM employees and their immediate family members to enroll in an online Drexel degree or certificate program with significant tuition savings.
African American hands For Organ Transplant Recipients, Skin Diseases and Risk Factors Differ by Race
A review of medical records from 412 organ transplant recipients by College of Medicine researchers revealed marked racial differences in post-transplant dermatologic disease.
A pair of firefighters in full gear walking away toward a firetruck. Better Injury Data Management Can Save Fire Departments Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars
A new study out of Drexel University shows that more accurately tracking injuries in the fire service can save fire departments a great amount of money and more accurately focus injury prevention efforts.
The exterior of Vue32. Vue32 Now Ready for Faculty, Staff and Graduate Student Housing
The newest residential center on Drexel’s campus is Vue32, a mixed-use development project specifically geared for Drexel faculty, staff and graduate students.
Drexel women's basketball player Ana Ferariu. How Drexel Women’s Basketball Developed an International Roster
During an extended run of success, players from overseas have helped the team grow on and off the court. As the conference tournament approaches this weekend, take a look at how the team built its international recruiting program.
A doctor's white coat with pens that include a drug company's name. Two-Thirds of Americans See Docs Who Got Paid by Drug Companies: Study
A new study led by Drexel University found that a majority of Americans visited doctors in the past year who had been paid or given gifts by pharmaceutical or medical device companies — but very few patients knew about it.
Jerry Fagiano sitting at a table with his elbow on it as he speaks during a panel. Drexel Hosting Discussions on the Health Dangers of Rolling Back Environmental and Climate Policies
Drexel’s Dornsife School of Public Health will hold a discussion and host a leading expert to talk about the human health effects that could result from potential rollbacks on climate and environment policy in the United States.
A rendering of what the Korman Quadrangle will look like upon completion this fall. Masters of the Realm
An ambitious campus-improvement plan will announce to all who traverse it every day: This is Drexel.
Elevating the conversation about gender in sports Drexel to Host ‘TOMBOY’ Symposium on Elevating the Conversation on Gender in Sport
CSN Philadelphia and Drexel’s Sport Management Department Will Host a Women in Sport Symposium Featuring the Screening of the Documentary ‘TOMBOY'.
Drexel criminology student Alli Scott. A Criminology Student Ready to Turn Theory Into Practice
Drexel senior Alli Scott’s classroom and field experience has her set for a career as a crime analyst where she can focus on the root of the problems facing high-crime neighborhoods. But her post-graduation plans don’t stop there — she sees a nonprofit in her future.
This 1876 rosewood piano hidden in the corner of the A. J. Picture Gallery once resided in the house of University founder Anthony J. Drexel. Hidden Treasures: Our Founder’s Piano
In addition to being a great financier and philanthropist, Drexel’s founder was an accomplished musician with an incredible taste in music. After he died, his family donated one of the pianos from his home to the University — and you could even play it today.