Heard Around Campus — July
Jul 28 2017
Now that the end of July is near, take a look at what happened at Drexel University this month and what will be happening in August, the last full month before the start of the new academic year.
Young Dragons Take Flight With an Eagle at 'STEAM' Camp
Jul 26 2017
On the final day of the two-week, STEAM-focused section of a Drexel-run summer camp, a group of Young Dragons took to the Philadelphia Eagles’ weight room and practice fields to learn what goes into making their favorite team soar.
Drexel Students Deliver a Weekly Dose of Fun at CHOP
Jul 18 2017
In “Story Medicine,” one of Drexel’s several community-based learning courses, students visit the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia to perform shows based on scripts they write, giving the young patients in their audience a joyous break from the norm.
Drexel EVP Helen Bowman Named One of Region’s Top CFOs
Jul 18 2017
Helen Bowman, executive vice president, treasurer and chief operating officer at Drexel University, was named to a Philadelphia Business Journal list announcing the top chief financial officers in the Philadelphia area.
Employee Spotlight: Eric Zillmer, Renaissance Man
Jul 17 2017
Eric Zillmer, PsyD, Carl R. Pacifico Professor of Neuropsychology in the College of Arts and Sciences and Drexel University’s “AD” (athletics director), knows how to merge real-world experiences and classroom teaching — and athletics and academia, or music and neuropsychology.
Drexel Quarterly Now Online
Jul 17 2017
Starting with the summer 2017 issue, Drexel Quarterly will be published as an e-newsletter, rather than a print publication.
Q&A With Kline School of Law Dean Daniel Filler
Jul 14 2017
Halfway through his first year as dean, Daniel Filler opened up about his high hopes for the trajectory of the Kline School of Law, how the school is adapting to changes in legal education, and why it’s necessary to keep one eye on the present and one on the future.
Teaching Engineers How to Build Peace
Jul 13 2017
Drexel and PeaceTech Lab, a nonprofit organization headquartered at the U.S. Institute of Peace in Washington, D.C., have created a master’s degree for engineers who want to contribute to the prevention of crises around the world. It launches this fall.
Beyond 1928, Here Be Drexel Dragons
Jul 11 2017
For almost 90 years, the University has been represented by a “Drexel Dragon,” which got a name — Mario the Magnificent! — 20 years ago.
Founder Anthony J. Drexel's Art on Campus — and at Home
Jul 10 2017
Much of the art found on campus today used to hang in founder Anthony J. Drexel’s home, as he bequeathed much of his personal art collection to the Drexel Institute of Art, Science and Industry upon his death.
Mandela Fellows Visit Drexel to Learn How to Lead
Jul 7 2017
A group of 25 young civic leaders from across Africa are in the midst of a six-week fellowship program at Drexel meant to help them develop the skills needed to drive systemic changes in their home countries.