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Students created the <i>Godzilla</i> set from cardboard

Godzilla Opens at Drexel on Halloween Night, Free Admission for those in Costume

This Halloween night, the Drexel Co-op Theatre Company will open its version of Yasuhiko Ohashi’s Godzilla, a campy, comic romp with the Japanese cultural icon, at the URBN Center Annex’s Black Box Theater (3401 Filbert St.). On opening night, attendees who come dressed in costume will receive free admission. The person wearing the best/most creative costume (as judged by the Godzilla production/performance crew), will receive two free passes to the upcoming production of the musical The Apple Tree, running Nov. 21 – 24.

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Clear Out Your Closet: Drive Collecting Professional Wear for Military Veterans

One obstacle for military veterans making the transition back to civilian life can be building up a professional wardrobe. A drive at Drexel this fall, running through Nov. 5, aims to help out by collecting gently worn professional attire for veterans who need it.

Drexel Hosts U.S. Debut of Contemporary Art Exhibition from China Central Academy of Fine Arts

An exhibition of contemporary art by top graduates from the China Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA), China’s premier art academy, will make its U.S. debut at Drexel University. The exhibition, hosted by the University’s Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, will be on display at the Leonard Pearlstein Gallery in the URBN Center Annex (3401 Filbert St.) from Friday, Oct. 4 through Friday, Nov. 22.

Drexel's URBN Center Recognized for Design Excellence

Drexel University’s URBN Center that opened its doors less than a year ago and houses programs for the University’s Westphal College of Media Arts & Design was recognized for its design excellence at the Maryland State Component of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Design Awards ceremony on Sept. 12.
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Drexel Players Present Parts: A Speed-Through as part of Philadelphia Fringe Festival

The Drexel Players return to the Philadelphia Fringe Festival from Sept. 6 – 14 with Parts: A Speed-Through, an immersive theater experience conceived, produced, written and performed entirely by Drexel University students and alumni. Parts: A Speed-Through takes an inside look at the relationships that young theater artists share as they produce a fictional theater show.
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Drexel’s Treasures Now on Display in First-Ever Exhibition of Art and Archival Artifacts

For the first time in Drexel’s history, works of art and archival artifacts from across the University are being exhibited together during A Legacy of Art, Science & Industry: Highlights from the Collections of Drexel University.

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Curator Shares Inspiration Behind Wangechi Mutu Exhibit Opening at Drexel

Westphal's Joseph Gregory shares the inspiration behind the new exhibit opening this weekend at Drexel, featuring the work of African artist Wangechi Mutu, "one of the most original and respected African artists on the contemporary art scene."
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The Best of Drexel: Looking Back on an Eventful 2012

As the Drexel community prepares to usher in 2013, we take a look back at some of the University’s top news items from 2012.

Norman Norell cocktail dress

From the Collection: Norman Norell Cocktail Dress

The Drexel Historic Costume Collection recently moved to its new home in the URBN Center at 3501 Market Street. Now with more storage and display space, garments like this spectacular Norell cocktail dress can be seen and admired on a regular basis.