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How a Brewerytown Record Store Owner Is Shining a Light on Our Overlooked Musical Past

Drexel’s student-run record label, MAD Dragon, was mentioned in a Jan. 10 Philadelphia Inquirer story about an effort to preserve Philadelphia’s musical history. Last year MAD Dragon released an album by Nat Turner Rebellion, a now-defunct funk band that originally recorded it 50 years ago. 

For Sale: 1,300 Acres in South Philly. Next 7 Days Could Decide the Fate of Bankrupt Refinery.

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 Jan. 9 Philadelphia Inquirer story about the bankruptcy sale of the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery site in South Philadelphia.

Architectural Digest ranks Drexel, Thomas Jefferson Interior Design Programs Among Best in U.S.

Drexel was included in a Jan. 7 Philly Voice story about Architectural Digest ranking the interior design program at the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design among the best in the country.

Now In: Your Personal Bucket List for Philadelphia's Art, Culture and Fashion Scenes

The Suit Yourself! 75 Years of Powerful Style exhibition by the Robert and Penny Fox Historic Costume Collection (FHCC) of the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, that showcases the many, evolving styles of women’s suits, was noted a Jan.6 Philadelphia Style article. Claire Sauro, an assistant professor in Westphal College and FHCC curator, was quoted.

New Year’s Resolutions for Your Home

D.S. Nicholas, assistant professor in the Westphal College, was quoted in a series of Dec. 30 articles about creating a New Year’s resolution for your living space. Nicholas’ commentary was featured in The Examiner, IndeOnline, The Independent, GoErie, and several other dailies.

Shuttered Philadelphia Refinery May Get New Life After Fire

Kevin Gillen, PhD, senior research fellow in the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was quoted in a Dec. 24 New York Times story about entities that are interested in buying all or part of the South Philadelphia Refinery, which was shut down after an explosion caused an extensive fire. He was also mentioned in a Dec. 31 Philadelphia magazine story about how real estate trends in 2019 worked out.

Welcome to the Navy Yard: Philly's Next Hot Neighborhood

Harris Steinberg, a professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and executive director of the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was interviewed in a Dec. 17 episode of WHYY-Radio's "The Why" podcast about development of Philadelphia's Navy Yard.

Tech Takeover: Drexel University

Genevieve Dion, a professor in Westphal College and director of the Center for Functional Fabrics; and Chelsea Amanatides, senior testing technician in the Center, and Rich Vallett, a doctoral candidate in the College of Engineering, were featured in a Dec. 18 PBS "Tech Takeover" story about their research in the Center to develop applications for advanced fabrics. The piece aired locally on WLVT-TV (PBS-39).

How New Jersey's Top Political Boss Came to Own Some Of Camden's Most Valuable Land

Harris Steinberg, a professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and executive director of the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was interviewed for a Dec. 8 WNYC (New York Public Radio) segment about George E. Norcross III, New Jersey’s most powerful political boss who helped to usher in lucrative tax breaks for Camden, making its waterfront land more attractive in the state’s poorest city.

How to Grow the Wealth of Poor Neighborhoods From the Bottom Up

Richard Florida, JD, Drexel's inaugural Philadelphia Fellow, authored a Nov. 26 CityLab story about deepening regional inequality and the decline of the middle class. The piece mentions a new report, authored by Bruce Katz, PhD, distinguished fellow in the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation and director of the Nowak Metro Finance Lab, which lays out a potential solution.

A Knittable and Washable Conducting Yarn for Functional Textiles

Yury Gogotsi, PhD, Distinguished University and Bach professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a Nov. 22 Advanced Science News story about his research with Genevieve Dion, a professor in Westphal College and director of the Center for Functional Fabrics, to develop MXene-coated conductive yarn.

A Path to Preserving Philadelphia for the People | Editorial

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 Nov. 15 Philadelphia Inquirer opinion article from the editorial board, about preserving Philadelphia’s historic nature for its people.