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Jared Axelrod

Editor/staff writer, Universty Communications



The Top 100 list of worldwide universities granted patents released by The National Academy of Inventors and Intellectual Property Owners Association.

Drexel in the Top 50 of Worldwide List for Patents

Drexel was named 49th on a list of worldwide universities granted patents released by The National Academy of Inventors and Intellectual Property Owners Association, placing amidst some of the biggest names in innovation.
Commencement 2016

Commencement 2016 Gallery

Relive the excitement from Saturday's University-wide Commencement at Citizens Bank Park.

Milton Huston, and his great-grandniece, Elizabeth Peckham

A Legacy of Paying It Forward

Eighty-one years ago, Marjorie Barker Gallagher graduated from Drexel thanks to the generosity of her uncle. His only request was that she promise to send someone else to college instead of paying him back. That legacy continues this year, when Marjorie’s granddaughter Elizabeth became the family’s second Drexel graduate.
Westphal College of Arts & Sciences Senior Show

Westphal 2016 Senior Shows

The seniors from the Westphal College of Art & Design have always created stunning shows in the past, and this year is no exception. You won’t want to miss the chance to discover the newest voices in fashion, video games, screen writing, interior design and film.
Mayor Jim Kenney, Beth Devine and Amy Giddings at the Coach's Conference opening reception.

Drexel Hosts a Conference to Keep Coaches at the Top of Their Game

Drexel's Center for Hospitality and Sport Management hosted the 2nd Annual Philadelphia Coaches Conference, bringing together coaches from all over the Philadelphia region to learn and network with colleagues who “get it.”
Heard Around Campus

Heard Around Campus – May

With Commencement right around the corner, May is time for getting deserved recognition and finishing up lingering projects before the heat of summer kicks in.
Food Lab Manager and 2015 Culinary Arts alumna Ally Zeitz prepares foccacia and butterbean salad.

Cooking for Your Life With the Drexel Food Lab

These pictures come close to doing justice to the amazing dinner that celebrated the Drexel University Food Lab partnership with cancer-fighting nonprofit Cook for Your Life.
Testing at the Top - Dan Synoski (Architectural Engineering)

Enjoy a New Point of View With the 2016 Co-op Photo Contest

This year’s entries in the Steinbright Career Development Center’s annual co-op photo contest showcases the heights co-op can lift you — sometimes literally.

Drexel President John A. Fry deliveing the convocation address at Nirma University’s 21st annual convocation in Ahmedabad, India.

In a First, President Fry Gives Convocation Address Abroad

President Fry was the guest speaker last month at Nirma University’s convocation in Ahmedabad, India. Fry also visited the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, and met with alumni and Indian students accepted to Drexel.
Aerial view of 30th Street District

Final 30th Street Station District Plan Open House

Amtrak, Drexel and its partners will hold a final open house to review the 30th Street Station District Plan, which will present a draft vision for the 30th Street Station district for the next 25 years and beyond.
H. Richard Miler speaks at Drexel

H. Richard Milner ‘Engaging Multiple Voices’ At Drexel

In an insightful guest presentation, urban education scholar H. Richard Milner IV broke down the problems facing students in our public school system. The event was part of the School of Education’s Critical Conversations in Urban Education Lecture Series.
One of the "Have you seen this dragon?" coffee sleeves being distributed as part of the Day of Giving.

Save Mario With 24 Hours of Impact

Our beloved mascot is missing! Here's how you can be a part of Drexel's first Day of Giving, become an agent of C.I.A. (Central Institutional Advancement), receive secret messages and help rescue Mario.