plasma science Drexel to Establish NSF Plasma Research and Development Center with Michigan and George Washington
With support from the National Science Foundation, researchers from Drexel University, the University of Michigan and George Washington University will work with interested companies to uncover new ways to use high-pressure plasma technology.
A shot of a doctor in a white coat holding a clipboard and a pen. His face is cut off from the frame. Food Insecurity Screening Works. We Just Need to Fix Social Stigma and the Referral Process
Screening for food insecurity is effective, a Drexel study found, but red tape and fears of being declared unfit parents often keep help from coming.
word cloud Share Your Accomplishments for a Faculty and Staff Engagement Word Cloud
Drexel faculty and staff members: It’s time to share your accomplishments with your colleagues.
Asclepias syriaca with flowers Plants Evolve Away from Obsolete Defenses When Attacked by Immune Herbivores, Study Shows
A new study shows that plants can evolve out of their obsolete defense mechanisms when facing an immune enemy, an illustration of the “defense de-escalation” evolution theory.
Aimee Turner, Miss Philadelphia 2018. Meet Miss Philadelphia 2018 — She’s a Drexel Student
Aimee Turner, a senior custom-designed major in the Pennoni Honors College studying for an interdisciplinary science degree, was recently crowned the new Miss Philadelphia.
Heard Around Campus Heard Around Campus — February
Through the month, Drexel offered ways for faculty and staff to become more engaged with its recycling practices and social networking opportunities.
The Feb. 20 RecycleMania event on University City Campus featured lots and lots of recycling bins. For RecycleMania, Gerri C. LeBow Hall Surrenders its Trash Cans
As part of its participation in the national RecycleMania competition, Drexel University has been holding recycling events and rethinking how materials are discarded on campus.
Logo for the ASPPH Harrison C. Spencer Award Dornsife School of Public Health Wins Inaugural Harrison Spencer Community Service Award
The award recognizes the Dornsife School of Public Health for its extensive work in Philadelphia.
Biz Hoffman at the Entertainment and Arts Society (EAS) Grammys Screening Party. Filling the Void in the Arts
One student is using her senior project to better connect undergraduates and alumni in Drexel’s inaugural entertainment and arts career fair.
bball Help Drexel Win RecycleMania at Thursday’s Men’s Basketball Game
Besides cheering for the men’s basketball game at the DAC against the University of Delaware, you can help the University win its RecycleMania Game Day Challenge.
Three females at a career training session. Drexel and Partners Receive $5 Million Lenfest Foundation Grant to Accelerate Career Training for Local Residents
The Lenfest Foundation has awarded a three-year $5 million grant to University City District, the University City Science Center and Drexel University to accelerate career opportunities for local residents. The grant will benefit a partnership between the three organization that leverages University City's explosive economic growth to train and place unemployed West Philadelphia residents in family-sustaining jobs today, while equipping the community's workforce with the skills and certifications needed to connect to the jobs of the future.
facebook Just Putting it Out There — How #MeToo, Awareness Months and Facebook Are Helping Us Heal
If we have learned anything on social media in 2017 it’s that everything isn’t okay. Far from it. But we are finally starting to talk about it — according to researchers at Drexel University who study our relationships with social network sites. Their latest work, an examination of how and why women decide to disclose pregnancy loss on Facebook, sheds light on a shift in our social media behavior that is making it easier for people to come forward and share their painful, personal and often stigmatized stories.
Recycle How to Recycle Sensitive Materials at Drexel
For Recyclemania, Drexel University is making extra effort to make sure that services are provided to Dragons looking to safely recycle sensitive materials.
The complex sport of rat hockey was on display for all to see at the Academy of Natural Sciences. Hockey with Rats, Curling with Turtles: It's Animal Olympics Week at the Academy
To celebrate the 2018 Winter Olympics, the Academy of Natural Sciences is hosting its own “Academy Winter Games” for its athletically inclined animals.
From Natasha Brodoski: "We met in Calhoun freshman year, went on our first date while at Drexel, lived in our first apartment together at Drexel, graduated together in 2017, got engaged in front of Calhoun, and had our first alumni experience at a Drexel basketball game together. #DrexelCouple." The Best #DrexelCouples
The Alumni Association is hosting a contest to find the best #DrexelCouple.
A pair of donuts on a white plate. Donuts to Go from the EAT Café for Fat Tuesday
The EAT Café is offering two traditional Fat Tuesday donuts, fasnachts and calas, as a fundraiser to support its mission.
Joseph Roche, an entertainment and arts management student who helped set up and take down the stage in Justin Timberlake's halftime show.  Dragons Fly With Eagles at The 2018 Super Bowl
It takes a team to throw a great Super Bowl party, and this year’s production involved many Drexel faculty, staff and students, whether for work or play.
Recyclemania RecycleMania 2018 Has Begun!
Drexel University is once again participating in the nationwide Recyclemania competition, which began this week.
Louca Dragon Scores With 'Once-in-a-Lifetime' Eagles Co-op
Victoria Louca, a Drexel undergraduate sport management major, already had the co-op of a lifetime with her longtime favorite NFL team, the Philadelphia Eagles. Then their Super Bowl run happened.
smoke detector A High(er)-Definition Nose — Drexel's MXene Material Could Improve Sensors That Sniff
Sensors that sniff out chemicals in the air to warn us about everything from fires to carbon monoxide to drunk drivers to explosive devices hidden in luggage have improved so much that they can even detect diseases on a person’s breath. Researchers from Drexel University and the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology have made a discovery that could make our best “chemical noses” even more sensitive.