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Imbesi garden

Drexel Student Designs Sustainable Urban Garden for Moore College of Art & Design

A “self-sustaining urban oasis” designed by Westphal student Alexandria Imbesi was recently implemented at Moore College of Art & Design.

Fashion design students prepare for show

Art, Architecture and the Apocalypse Inspire Student Designs at Drexel’s Annual Fashion Show

Inspired by a spectrum of influences, ranging from Japanese Kabuki paintings to Frank Gehry architecture to post-apocalyptic high society, collections by 24 graduating student designers will hit the runway at Drexel University’s annual senior fashion show, presented by the Fashion Design and Design & Merchandising programs in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design.
Eagles Twins

Drexel Students and Twin Sisters Both Make Philadelphia Eagles Cheerleading Squad

Drexel students and twin sisters Sage and Gabriella Cifaloglio are now both members of the 2013 Philadelphia Eagles Cheerleading Squad.

Drexel Celebrates Grand Opening of New URBN Center for Arts and Design on April 12

Drexel University's Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design celebrates its new home, The URBN Center, with a grand opening on April 12. Called “one of Philadelphia's most thrilling new designs” by The Philadelphia Inquirer’s architecture critic Inga Saffron, the iconic 3501 Market Street building created by Robert Venturi was transformed into a state-of-the-art center for design and the arts by the noted design firm of Meyer, Scherer & Rockcastle, LTD.

Sustainability in the Built environment minor

Westphal Launches New Minor in Sustainability

The Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design recently launched a new minor intended to meet a growing demand from architecture and interiors students looking for more in-depth knowledge and content related to sustainable design.
MUTU

Provocative Kenyan Artist Wangechi Mutu to Exhibit Work at Drexel

Next month, the work of provocative Kenyan-born, Brooklyn-based artist Wangechi Mutu will be featured as the inaugural exhibition in Drexel's newly expanded Leonard Pearlstein Gallery.
Michael Glaser

What I'm Reading: Michael Glaser

Assistant professor Michael Glaser had low expectations when he picked up After the Future by Franco Berardi. Now he's racing to finish it.
A preliminary design concept by a group of Drexel students for the A.J. Drexel Autism institute's mobile clinic

Autism Outreach on Wheels: Students Design Mobile Clinics for A.J. Drexel Autism Institute

The newly established A.J. Drexel Autism Institute at Drexel University is hitting the road with design assistance from students in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design. Students are developing designs for the interior and exterior of a vehicle that will be used as a mobile clinic for research and community outreach, the first mobile unit for autism in the Philadelphia region.