Heard Around Campus — February
Feb 26 2018
Through the month, Drexel offered ways for faculty and staff to become more engaged with its recycling practices and social networking opportunities.
Filling the Void in the Arts
Feb 21 2018
One student is using her senior project to better connect undergraduates and alumni in Drexel’s inaugural entertainment and arts career fair.
Drexel and Partners Receive $5 Million Lenfest Foundation Grant to Accelerate Career Training for Local Residents
Feb 16 2018
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.
Just Putting it Out There — How #MeToo, Awareness Months and Facebook Are Helping Us Heal
Feb 15 2018
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.
RecycleMania 2018 Has Begun!
Feb 5 2018
Drexel University is once again participating in the nationwide Recyclemania competition, which began this week.
Dragon Scores With 'Once-in-a-Lifetime' Eagles Co-op
Feb 2 2018
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.
A High(er)-Definition Nose — Drexel's MXene Material Could Improve Sensors That Sniff
Feb 1 2018
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.