University-Level Business Solutions Institute Launched
Sep 26 2018
Drexel University announced the creation of the Business Solutions Institute, which is partnering with the Steinbright Career Development Center to act as Drexel’s gateway for industry to reframe co-op partnerships.
Heard Around Campus — September
Sep 25 2018
Now that the new academic year has started, there is a whole slew of news and information that Drexel faculty and staff should know about.
Drexel Debuts First Exhibit in Custom-Built Gallery Gifted from Robert and Penny Fox
Sep 25 2018
Drexel University’s Robert and Penny Fox Historic Costume Collection (FHCC) of the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design is opening its new, custom-built gallery space with the presentation of The Fox Collection, 2008-2018: A Decade of Renewal. The exhibition honors Robert (Hon. ’13) and Penny Fox (Hon.’13) for their generous support, which made the new gallery possible. It will open to the public on Friday, Sept. 28, 2018 and run through March 23, 2019.
PECO and the Exelon Foundation Renew Commitment to Successful West Philadelphia Education Partnership
Sep 21 2018
PECO and the Exelon Foundation awarded a $300,000 grant to the Drexel Exelon Foundation/PECO Community Education Collaborative – a program that supports and enhances the work of the School District of Philadelphia at the Morton McMichael and Samuel Powel elementary schools in West Philadelphia. The purpose of the program is to improve educational outcomes for local students with a particular focus on STEM education.
Drexel's Spray-On Antennas Could Be the Tech Connector of the Future
Sep 21 2018
A group of researchers from the College of Engineering recently reported a method for spraying invisibly thin antennas, made from a type of two-dimensional, metallic material called MXene, that perform as well as those being used in mobile devices, wireless routers and portable transducers.
Redevelopment of 33rd Street Corridor to Expand Nexus of Athletics Activity for Drexel and Philadelphia
Sep 14 2018
The hub of athletics activity on Drexel’s University City campus will soon have a new look — and even more activity. Announced today, renovation plans for the two-block stretch of 33rd Street adjacent to the University’s indoor varsity and recreational sports complexes, will expand its athletics and events space, and bring in US Squash, the national governing body of the sport of squash, as a new tenant and developer of the Pennsylvania Armory.
STAR Scholars Shine at Summer Showcase
Sep 11 2018
The STAR Scholars program — which provides first year-students with opportunities to participate in faculty-mentored research or creative work — celebrated the culmination of its summer-long events with its biggest cohort yet.
A Guide to Welcome Week 2018
Sep 5 2018
Drexel University’s Welcome Week will run from Saturday, Sept. 15–Sunday, Sept. 23 with more than 500 events to help incoming Dragons feel ready to begin their college experience.