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With Pentagon Dollars, Drexel Seeks to Revive Philly’s Vanished Garment Business

Genevieve Dion, an associate professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and director of the Center For Functional Fabrics, was featured in a Sept. 25 Philadelphia Inquirer story about the opening of a new space for the Center for Functional Fabrics that will house the Pennsylvania Fabric Discovery Center.

Drexel’s New 10,000-square-foot Center for Functional Fabrics Opens Today

The opening of a new space for the Center for Functional Fabrics that will house the Pennsylvania Fabric Discovery Center was reported Sept. 25 by multiple media outlets including  Technically Philly Genevieve Dion , a professor in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and director of the Center For Functional Fabrics, was featured in the stories.

Woodstock at 50: Why Division, Economics Overshadowed Music, Unity in 2019

Robert Weitzner , an assistant professor in Westphal College, was quoted in an Aug. 9  Poughkeepsie Journal  story about Woodstock’s legacy 50 years after the event.

The Fashion Backlash to Cargo Shorts Has Reached an All-Time High

Joseph Hancock, PhD, a professor in Westphal College was quoted in a July 16 Yahoo! Lifestyle article about the allure and debatable stylishness of cargo shorts.

Why This Funk Band's 1st Album was Released Decades After the Songs Were Recorded

Toby Seay, a professor in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was a guest on CBC-Radio’s “As It Happens” on a segment that aired July 5 about his work with MAD Dragon, Drexel’s student-run label, to resurrect a funk album originally recorded 50 years ago in Philadelphia’s Sigma Sound Studio.

Taylor Swift Pens Scathing Post About Scooter Braun

Robert Weitzner, PhD, an assistant teaching professor in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was quoted in a July 2 Philadelphia Inquirer story about Taylor Swift disapproving of the master recordings of her music being acquired by Ithaca Holdings, a company run by Scooter Braun, whom she has previously accused of manipulative bullying.  

A New '70s Album Brings Lost Philly Funk Music to Light

A June 26 Associated Press story about the Music Industry program in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, that quoted faculty members Marc Offenbach and Toby Seay, continued to be picked up by outlets across the country on June 27, including USA Today, ABC News, The Christian Science Monitor and WCAU-TV (NBC-10).

Skyscraper Games

Frank Lee, PhD, a professor in Westphal College and director of the Entrepreneurial Game Studio in the ExCITe Center, was quoted in a June 20 TIME for Kids feature about his Skyscraper Games for Kids project that enabled local middle school students to create video games and play them on the 29-story LED array of Brandywine Realty Trust’s Cira Centre office building.

Drexel Exhibit Highlights Fashion Icon Nicole Miller’s Work

Clare Sauro, an assistant professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and curator of the Robert and Penny Fox Historic Costume Collection, was a guest on a WCAU-TV (NBC-10) “10@Issue” segment on June 16 about the FHCC’s exhibition, “A Philadelphia Store-y: 25 Years of Nicole Miller Philadelphia.”

Local Kids Make Their Video Games Skyscraper Size

Frank Lee, PhD, a professor in Westphal College and director of the Entrepreneurial Game Studio in the ExCITe Center, was quoted in a June 14 Metro Kids story about his Skyscraper Games by Kids educational outreach project that helped teach local middle school students how to code video games, that they then played on the 29-story LED array of Brandywine Realty Trust's Cira Centre office building. 

Skyscraper-sized video games — with a twist — will set new record

Frank Lee, PhD, a professor in Westphal College and director of the Entrepreneurial Game Studio in the ExCITe Center, was quoted in a June 7 Philadelphia Business Journal story about his Skyscraper Games by Kids project that will turn the 29-story Cira Centre office building into the world’s largest video game display on Monday, June 10.

Video games are coming to the Cira Centre — this time, designed by teens

Frank Lee, PhD, a professor in Westphal College and director of the Entrepreneurial Game Studio in the ExCITe Center, was quoted in a June 4 Technically Philly story about his skyscraper games educational outreach project in which EGS students and staff worked with local middle school students and their teachers to create video games that will be played on LED array of the Cira Centre office building as part of the opening celebration for Drexel Square park on June 10. The project was also mentioned in a June 4 Curbed Philadelphia post about the opening of Drexel Square.