Inspiring Little Dragons to Dream at Drexel
Apr 30 2019
Last week, Drexel University hosted the children and relatives of faculty and staff for its annual Inspire A Child to Dream Day, which is the University’s version of the national “Take Our Daughters And Sons To Work®” program.
Heard Around Campus — April
Apr 29 2019
In this roundup of Drexel events and news, you can learn about professional and personal opportunities available through the University, including the inaugural Director of the Teaching and Learning Center and a last call to register for the 2018 Eagles Autism Challenge.
U.S. District Judge Wendy Beetlestone Will Address Kline School of Law Graduates at Commencement
Apr 26 2019
U.S. District Judge Wendy Beetlestone will address the graduates of the Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law at commencement on Wednesday, May 15 at 2 p.m. The law school will celebrate 171 graduates during its 11th commencement ceremony, held at the Kimmel Center in Verizon Hall (300 S. Broad Street). The event will celebrate 135 graduates who will receive a JD, 32 who will receive a Master of Legal Studies and four who will receive an LLM in American Legal Practice.
Five Little Known Facts: Drexel University Housing
Apr 26 2019
University Housing aims to be an invisible hand guiding students through their Drexel experience. However, there are a few myths and Drexel-specific facets of campus living that all students and families should be aware of.
Need More Energy Storage? Just Hit 'Print'
Apr 17 2019
Drexel University researchers have developed a conductive ink made from a special type of material they discovered, called MXene, that was used by the Trinity College researchers to print components for electronic devices. The ink is additive-free, which means it can print the finished devices in one step without any special finishing treatments.
Campus Digest — April 2019
Apr 12 2019
As of the beginning of this month, spring term has begun! Here’s what Dragons have to look forward to.
Faculty Highlights: Grants and Awards From Winter 2019
Apr 10 2019
Read all about the sponsored research and major gifts and recognition that were recently received by faculty at Drexel — including a College of Medicine associate professor’s five-year, R01-type individual research grant for $2.8 million.
Drexel University and Johns Hopkins University Announce Unique Study of Therapeutics Arts Using Virtual Reality
Apr 9 2019
A shared research interest in the applications of creative expression and creative arts therapies at Drexel University's College of Nursing and Health Professions (CNHP) and Johns Hopkins University's International Arts + Mind (IAM) Lab has shaped a new collaboration between the two universities. Built on the collective values of applied and translational research linking the creative arts and brain sciences, researchers from CNHP and IAM Lab will work together on a new creative arts therapies project that utilizes virtual reality.
Using Bacteria to Prevent Potholes Caused by Road Salt
Apr 9 2019
Special bacteria that help form limestone and marble could soon have a new job on a road crew. Recent research from Drexel University’s College of Engineering shows how the bacteria, called Sporosarcina pasteurii, can be used to prevent the road degradation caused by ice-melting salt.
Charles B. Cairns, MD, Named Drexel College of Medicine Dean
Apr 2 2019
Charles B. Cairns, MD, will become the next Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg Dean and Senior Vice President of Medical Affairs. He will succeed Daniel V. Schidlow, MD, who announced last year that he planned to retire this summer.
Assemblage: An Exhibition on Collective Creativity Opens in Drexel’s Pearlstein Gallery
Apr 2 2019
Contemporary culture most often places value on authoritative individual (master) voices—when often those voices rely upon the work of others to exist. In an attempt to de-center the focus on solo auteurs as preferred makers, Assemblage, an exhibition at the Leonard Pearlstein Gallery of Drexel University’s Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, looks to highlight works by collectives or collaborative projects made by several artists.
Inside the Dragons TV Production Office
Apr 1 2019
Most sports lovers don’t know what really goes into a live sports broadcast. The students who run Dragons TV are acutely aware of the highs, the lows and what it takes to move from internet streams to a regional TV deal.