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A Brooklyn Nonprofit Comes to Philly To Recycle Clothing Waste Across the Mid-Atlantic

Drexel was mentioned in a Nov. 15 Philadelphia Inquirer story about a new-to-Philadelphia business, Fabscrap, which collects textiles from fashion companies to reuse and recycle. For five years, Fabscrap has partnered with senior fashion design majors, in a capstone project in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, to donate fabric for students to create a design using zero waste design practices.

7 Dream Projects To Improve Philly Under the New Infrastructure Bill | Rebuilding Philly

Harris Steinberg, a professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and executive director of the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, authored a Nov. 11 Philadelphia Inquirer opinion article about several projects that could improve Philadelphia by utilizing the new infrastructure bill. The piece is part of "Rebuilding Philly," a new series, authored by Drexel experts, that will explore how to make the city more equitable and resilient following the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Aspirational Dressing Is So Last Century. The Philadelphia Orchestra’s New Dress Code Proves It.

Joseph Hancock, PhD, a professor in Westphal College, was quoted in an Oct. 6 Philadelphia Inquirer opinion article about the decline of aspirational dressing amid the Philadelphia Orchestra’s new dress code designation. The article was picked up by MSN Lifestyle.

The Philadelphia Orchestra Is About To Take On a More Casual Look

Clare Sauro, director of the Robert and Penny Fox Historic Costume Collection and an assistant professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was quoted in an Oct. 5 Philadelphia Inquirer article about the Philadelphia Orchestra’s new all-black outfits which will replace its former uniform of white tie and tails.

Dolce & Gabbana Just Set a $6 Million Record for Fashion NFTS

Nick Jushchyshyn, a professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was quoted in an Oct. 4 New York Times story about Dolce & Gabbana's $6 million physical/virtual fashion NFT.

The World’s First Public Orchestra Launches in Philadelphia

The Westphal College of Media Arts & Design was featured in a Sept. 30 Philadelphia Magazine article about its involvement in the creation of the world’s first public orchestra, backed by a $700,000 PEW grant. 

‘Succession’ Season 3 Means Shiv’s Power Pants Are Back

Clare Sauro, director of the Robert and Penny Fox Historic Costume Collection and an assistant professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was quoted in a Sept. 17 Wall Street Journal article about the prevalence of “power pants” in the upcoming third season of HBO’s show ‘Succession.’

Drexel Hoops Star Hannah Nihill Adds Another Sport, Returning to an Old Love | Mike Jensen

Hannah Nihill, an undergraduate in the College of Arts and Sciences and varsity student-athlete, was featured in an Aug. 27 Philadelphia Inquirer story about her decision to play both field hockey and basketball for the Dragons this season. Field Hockey Head Coach Denise Zelenak, Women’s Basketball Head Coach Amy Mallon, and student-athletes Katie Ronan, an undergraduate in LeBow College of Business, Emily Owens, an undergraduate in the College of Arts and Sciences, and Puk Thewesson, an undergraduate in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, were quoted in the story.

It’s Time To Bring Back Cargo Pants

Joseph Hancock, PhD, a professor in Westphal College, was quoted in an Aug. 18 Wired article about bringing back cargo pants.

‘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.