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Alissa Falcone

Editor and Staff Writer
Alissa Falcone is the editor of DrexelNow and Drexel Quarterly and a staff writer who has contributed to those Drexel publications as well as Drexel Magazine and EXEL Magazine. She joined University Communications in 2013 as a communications associate and continued working full-time in 2014 after she graduated from Drexel with a bachelor’s degree in English. Alissa received her master's degree in communication from Drexel in 2017. She previously worked for Philadelphia magazine and has written for the Philadelphia Daily NewsPhilly.com and other publications. When she’s not working at her desk, she can usually be found near one of the many food trucks on Drexel’s campus … for work, obviously. She tweets at @AlissaFalcone.

Contact:

acf57@drexel.edu

215.571.4319

"Nano Lord Voldemort" by Armin Vahid Mohammadi, Auburn University.

The Drexel Collection’s New Exhibit Highlights Art at the Nanoscale

Beautiful images of materials photographed at the microscopic level will be displayed in The Drexel Collection's new NanoArtography exhibit, which opens Dec. 14.
Bruce Katz, left, and Jeremy Nowak.

Drexel’s Nowak Metro Finance Lab Vows to Make Cities More Inclusive

The newly created lab in the University’s Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation honors a pioneering partner while looking ahead to the future of cities.
Faculty and staff enjoyed a luncheon at the ceremony.

674 Faculty and Staff Honored for Their Drexel Work Anniversaries

Drexel University’s annual service recognition luncheon recognized faculty and staff for their years of service to the University.

ic@3401

ic@3401 is Here to Help Drexel Faculty and Staff Launch the Startups of Their Dreams

ic@3401, a startup incubator conveniently located on Drexel University’s University City Campus, is a valuable resource for Drexel faculty, postdocs and graduate students with entrepreneurial endeavors related to their research.
Heard Around Campus

Heard Around Campus — November

In the burst of time between Thanksgiving and the winter break, faculty and staff are encouraged to take a moment to catch up on University news.
Photo courtesy Monique Mallory.

This Drexel Dragon Wore Purple All October — for a Good Reason

To shed a light on Domestic Violence Awareness Month this past October, the Office of Equality & Diversity held a contest for all of its employees to wear purple in October. One Dragon went above and beyond in wearing purple every day.
These Drexel Dragons volunteered at Share earlier this year.

How to Be More Civically Engaged This November and December

The Lindy Center for Civic Engagement has several opportunities for faculty and staff to give back to the community this holiday season.
Saint Katharine Drexel, photographed ca. 1910-1920. Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Sacred Remains of Saint Katharine Drexel Installed in Philadelphia

Saint Katharine Drexel, the niece of Drexel University founder Anthony J. Drexel, was sainted in 2000. Her sacred remains were transferred to the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul this year.
Gelato at Capogiro. Photo credit: jpellgen (@1179_jp) on Flickr.

10 Foodie Finds Near the Academy of Natural Sciences

Dragons at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University have plenty of options to enjoy warm comfort food on a cold day near the historic museum.
Drexel students who participated in last year's Eagles Autism Challenge event.

A.J. Drexel Autism Institute Gears Up for Second Eagles Autism Challenge — With Free Registration for Faculty and Staff

With the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute partnering with the Eagles for the second Autism Challenge, Drexel University faculty and staff once again have the opportunity to participate in the race and get involved.
Flags.

Drexel Honors 872 Student Veterans With Annual Flag Display

For the second year in a row, Drexel University recognized its student veterans during Veterans Awareness Week with a large display of American flags.
Photo credit: Milk House.

10 Foodie Finds Near Drexel’s Center City Campus

Dragons on Drexel’s Center City Campus have plenty of options to enjoy warm comfort food on a cold day near campus.