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‘Hot Mess of Cars’ to ‘Holistic’: Designers Offer a Kinder Ben Franklin Parkway

Harris Steinberg, a professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and executive director of the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was quoted in a July 16 WHYY story about redesign efforts to make the Benjamin Franklin Parkway more inclusive, walkable and accessible.

How VR Could Transform TV News

Nick Jushchyshyn, a professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was quoted in a July 15 Lifewire story about television newsrooms beginning to integrate virtual reality technology into their broadcasts.

Hit Hard by the Pandemic, Museum Workers Redouble Union Efforts

Laura-Edythe Coleman, PhD, a teaching professor in the Westphal College of Media Arts and Design, was quoted in a July 13 Bloomberg Law article about how museum workers redoubled union efforts after being hit hard by the pandemic. 

Gaming and Esports Flourish in the University Sandbox of Creativity

Frank Lee, PhD, a professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and director of the Entrepreneurial Game Studio, was quoted in a June 27 Forbes article about colleges and universities across the country developing esport teams and programs to develop the next generation, who will build and grow the gaming and esports industry.

The Best Looks From This Year's Graduating Fashion Students

Neena Bui, Stephanie Popa, and Cat Pfingst, Fashion Design students in the Westphal College, were featured in a June 2021 PAPER MAGAZINE article featuring the collections of 2021 graduates of notable fashion design programs. 

This Garbage Bag Gala Features Clothes Made From Recycled Materials

Students in the Westphal College of Media Arts and Design were mentioned in a June 4 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) segment about their participation in the Garbage Bag Gala benefit at the Salvation Army Camden Kroc Center. 

Drawing on Ancient Arts and New Technology, Husson U. Launches Degree in Extended Reality

Westphal College of Media Arts and Design’s Virtual Reality & Immersive Media degree program was mentioned in a June 3 EdSurge story about Husson University in Maine starting a program in virtual reality. 

Amazon HQ2 Pitch Can Be the Playbook for Philadelphia’s Post-COVID-19 Renaissance | Opinion

Alan Greenberger, vice president for Real Estate and Facilities, and Harris Steinberg, a professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and executive director of the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, co-authored an opinion piece that was published May 26 in The Philadelphia Inquirer about how the Amazon HQ2 pitch can be the playbook for Philadelphia’s post-COVID-19 renaissance. 

What Will We Do With Our Masks Now?

Cat Pfingst, a senior fashion design student in Westphal College was quoted in a May 8 New York Times article about turning D.I.Y. masks into wristlets and how they could be perfect small makeup bags for lipstick or bobby pins.

This New Online-Only Dance Degree Program Is Designed With Professional Dancers’ Schedules in Mind

Sandra Parks, an assistant teaching professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was featured in a May 5 Dance Magazine piece about the online-only dance degree program she created.

Behind the Scene: Demystifying Mastering With Ryan Schwabe, Heather Jones, and Elaine Rasnake

Ryan Schwabe, an assistant professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was featured in a March 18 post on WXPN-Radio's "The Key" blog about his career in music production. Schwabe was recently nominated for a Grammy for producing Baauer's "Planet's Mad" album.

Inside Drexel's Entrepreneurial Game Studio

Drexel's Entrepreneurial Game Studio in the ExCITe Center was featured on the Feb. 20 episode of NBC Sports Philadelphia's "FTW Philly." Frank Lee, PhD, a professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and director of the Entrepreneurial Game Studio, was interviewed along with Chris McCole, a research programer at EGS, and alumnus Thomas Sharpe.