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Bill Murray at the 2012 Ryder Cup. Photo credit: Brent Flanders.

Why You Should Listen to ‘Bill Murray Stories’

A Drexel University professor scored and mixed the new “The Bill Murray Stories: Life Lessons Learned From a Mythical Man” documentary.
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Sad News on the Passing of Former Dean Dave Jones

David B. Jones, the former Dean of the Pennoni Honors College and member of the Drexel faculty for over 40 years, passed away on Oct. 26.
“Together We Flow” by Lindsey Browning, an adjunct assistant professor of dance in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design. Abstract art using resin, acrylic and wood.

Hidden Treasures: Faculty, Staff and Student Art Now Displayed in the Office of the Provost

Earlier this term, the Office of the Provost debuted a new look featuring artwork on loan from Drexel faculty and students.
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Philadelphia Museum of Dance to Bring Local Dance Students, Community Together for Choreographic Assembly

More than 200 artists — including 150 dance students from both Drexel and four other area university-level dance programs — will participate in the hours-long collection of performances on Oct. 6 at the Barnes Foundation.

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Drexel Debuts First Exhibit in Custom-Built Gallery Gifted from Robert and Penny Fox 

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.

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Drexel Foodies Share Their Favorite Wawa Hoagie Order

To celebrate the grand opening of the new Wawa on Drexel University’s University City Campus, DrexelNow asked faculty and staff to relay their favorite Wawa hoagie order, and why.

Gabby Frost in a Buddy Project shirt she designed. Photo credit Lexi Shannon.

Meet the Drexel Student Advocating for Mental Health Through Her Nonprofit

For the last five years, Drexel student Gabby Frost has expanded the Buddy Project non-profit organization she founded that promotes mental health awareness and suicide prevention — and she has no plans to stop.
"Upper Yosemite Fall" (1892) by William Henry Jackson.

‘Respectful Investigations’ Student-Curated Show Now on Display in Drexel’s Rincliffe Gallery

The Drexel Collection’s newest exhibit, ‘Respectful Investigations,’ was designed by art history major Nat Fry ’18 as part of his senior thesis.
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Drexel Exhibit Pays Tribute to Design Integrity of Fashion Legend James Galanos 

The Robert and Penny Fox Historic Costume Collection (FHCC) of Drexel University’s Westphal College of Media Arts and Design will present a retrospective exhibition of work by renowned fashion designer James Galanos. The exhibition, James Galanos: Design Integrity (October 19-December 8, January 8-27 2019), will celebrate the artistry of James Galanos, considered by his peers to be one of the greatest and most creative of American designers of the 20th century.

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Briefly Noted: Campus News From Spring 2018

Check out what news and updates faculty and staff should be aware of from last term.
Aroutis Foster, PhD, an associate professor in the School of Education who sat down for an episode of Drexel University Online's "Drexel's 10,000 Hours" podcast.

‘Drexel’s 10,000 Hours’ Starts Now

A new podcast from Drexel University Online aims to give Drexel faculty an informal, non-academic platform to discuss their work and their lives.
With dance performances taking place in nearly every corner, the Barnes museum will seemingly come alive. © JJ Tiziou Photography

Experience Philadelphia Museum of Dance; A Day of Living Art and Social Interaction at the Barnes Foundation

Philadelphia Museum of Dance is a day-long public performance that will take place at the Barnes Foundation on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018 from 3 - 9 p.m. A free exhibit of live dance, Philadelphia Museum of Dance will explore the tension between public and private experiences, while offering a new opportunity to engage with how dance and visual art are exhibited.