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This Art Project Will Use a 7-Story Building as a Sounding Board for Community Voices

“Civil Dialog,” a project led by Frank Lee, PhD, a professor in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and director of the Entrepreneurial Game Studio in the ExCITe Center, was featured in an Aug. 12 Technically Philly post. The project will turn Nesbitt Hall into an interactive public art installation and canvass for conversation this week.

The Impact of COVID-19 on Our Future Vanity? Well-Being Will Trump How We Look.

Joseph Hancock, PhD, a professor in Westphal College, was quoted in an Aug. 2 Philadelphia Inquirer article about how COVID-19 will impact our vanity viewpoints.

Siddharth Jha Talks ‘Grievances’ Film as It Hits the Festival Circuit

Westphal College was mentioned in a July 8 Broad Street Review post about a film by recent graduate Siddharth Jha, which was selected for screening at five film festivals in the coming months.

This SimCity-type Game Will Help Players Understand Urban Planning Via Philly Open Data

Frank Lee, PhD, a professor in Westphal College and director of the Entrepreneurial Game Studio, was quoted in a June 25 Technically Philly story about his Knight Foundation-funded project to build a SimCity-style video game driven by Philadelphia’s publicly available data and set in the city’s Mantua neighborhood.

SimCity-Style Philly Urban Planning Game in the Works at Drexel

Frank Lee, PhD, a professor in Westphal College and director of the Entrepreneurial Game Studio in the ExCITe Center, was quoted in a June 22 Philly Voice story about a Knight Foundation-funded project he's working on to create a SimCity-like game, based in a Philadelphia neighborhood, to help people become familiar with the city's publicly available data. 

The Music Business Is Holding a ‘Blackout.’ But No One Seems to Know What That Means

Joe Steinhardt, PhD, an assistant teaching professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was quoted in a June 1 Rolling Stone story about disagreement about the music industry’s call to action on “blackout Tuesday.” The story also was published on SFGate.com.

Why TIME Devoted an Issue to the Impact of the Pandemic on the Next Generation

Hannah Beier, a Photography student in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was featured on May 21 in Time Magazine. Beier’s senior thesis project, “Time Apart”, graces the cover and a portfolio of images are featured inside the magazine in support of an article about how COVID-19 will shape the graduating class of 2020 for the rest of their lives.

Recent Drexel Graduate's Photo Makes Cover of Time Magazine

Hannah Beier, an undergraduate photography student in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, whose photography was featured on the cover of TIME magazine on May 21, was interviewed in a May 26 WPVI-TV (6-abc) segment about the photo and her senior project that included images she took remotely of her friends and family during the pandemic.

Estimating the Economic Impact of COVID-19 on Philadelphia

Kevin Gillen,PhD, senior research fellow in the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was interviewed in an April 20 KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) podcast about a new report by the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation that provides one of the first estimates of the economic toll the coronavirus will have on Philadelphia —impacting everything from real estate and manufacturing to unemployment and homelessness.

Drexel University Working to Fill Critical Need for COVID-19 Masks and Respirators

Genevieve Dion, a professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and director of Drexel’s Center for Functional Fabrics, and Charles Cairns, MD, dean of the College of Medicine, were quoted in a March 25 Philadelphia Inquirer story about how local manufacturers are pitching in to produce masks for health care workers.

Why Some Men Favor Dresses—Ahem, Nightshirts—Over Pajamas

Claire Sauro, an assistant professor in Westphal College and Fox Historical Costume Collection curator, was quoted in a March 23 Wall Street Journal story about the potential of nightshirts for men making a comeback.

Why Zippers Are On Different Sides for Men and Women's Clothing

Lisa Hayes, an associate professor in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was quoted in a Feb. 25 HuffPost story about the origin of zipper locations on men's and women's clothing.