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Katie Clark

Associate Director of Publications, University Communications



A rendering of what the Korman Quadrangle will look like upon completion this fall.

Masters of the Realm

An ambitious campus-improvement plan will announce to all who traverse it every day: This is Drexel.
Bob Peck pictured on the Great Wall China in 2011.

Employee Spotlight: Robert McCracken Peck

Bob Peck, senior fellow of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, is celebrating 40 years as the museum’s “humanist” with the release of a new book and grateful reflections on a career like no other.
James Herbert

Q&A With Graduate College Dean and Executive Vice Provost James Herbert

You might call the one-year anniversary of Drexel’s Graduate College “the great rollout.” For the past year, with inaugural Dean and Executive Vice Provost James Herbert, PhD, leading the way, the college has moved into its new home and set in place a long list of initiatives. Now it’s time to mobilize.

This octopus is one of many Blaschka items held by the Academy of Natural Sciences.

Hidden Treasures: Art of the Abyss

Over a century ago, scientists at the Academy of Natural Sciences were entranced and intrigued by the lifelike beauty of a collection of glass models of marine life created by German artisans and father-and-son team Leopold and Rudolph Blaschka, and made sure the delicate creations quickly became a part of the Academy’s collection.

40 under 40 promo for class of 2017

Drexel Magazine's 40 Under 40: Be a Part of the Fifth Annual Class of Honorees

Now through Sept. 2, 2016, Drexel Magazine is accepting nominations for the fifth annual 40 Under 40.
Drexel faculty (from left) Longjian Liu, Carol Collier and Franco Montalto were among the eight participants who traveled to Paris, France to represent Drexel at the 2015 COP21 conference.

Drexel Talks Climate Change

Drexel’s participation in the annual United Nations Conference on Climate Change in December empowered eight Drexel faculty, staff and students. Each came away with a different, rewarding experience that they’ll share at a public event next month.

Kevin Gard and Robert Maschi from Drexel's Running Performance and Research Center

Tips for Winter Running

Kevin Gard and Robert Maschi, both physical therapists for the Drexel Running Performance and Research Center at Parkway Health & Wellness in Center City, offer some helpful winter running tips for those who don’t want to allow the frigid weather to interfere with fitness goals.


Color Me Happy

A Healthier U hosts monthly “Crafternoon” sessions for Drexel faculty and staff, where participants escape the grind with some friendly socializing and relaxing coloring and crafting.
taxidermied reindeer

Christmas in the Collection

The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University’s biological collection of more than 18 million specimens is full of Christmas and wintry cheer. You just have to know where to look.
egg nog

What to Do With That Leftover Eggnog

Drexel Food Lab Manager Ally Zeitz accepted a challenge from DrexelNow to come up with a few recipes that could use up that leftover eggnog taking up space in your refrigerator this holiday season.
One of the world's earliest geological maps was recently pulled from the Academy Archives and put on display for visitors, but only for a few days as it is quite delicate and rare.

The World Underfoot

Eighteenth-century land surveyor William Smith was a rock star. And we mean that quite literally — Smith’s 1815 map of England, Wales and part of Scotland was the world’s first look at the organization of the earth beneath our feet. Less than 200 copies of this seminal work exist today and the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University owns one of them.
Drexel celebrates "Veterans Appreciation Week"

Drexel Celebrates Veterans Day

Drexel has a full lineup of events this week to honor our nation’s — and the University’s — veterans.