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News Stories for the Holiday Season: Drexel Experts Available to Comment on Gifts, Health, Business and More

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.

Alphonso McClendon

Q&A with Alphonso McClendon: Olympic Fashion

DrexelNow recently checked in with fashion design professor Alphonso McClendon to discuss fashion’s role in the 2012 Olympics and specifically the recent controversy over the Team USA opening ceremony clothing.

Drexel Experts Available to Comment on the 2012 Olympics


Drexel Launches Shima Seiki Haute Technology Laboratory to Develop Smart Textiles and Wearable Technology

Drexel University Finalizes Deal with Shima Seiki USA

Following the signing of a groundbreaking, $1 million agreement with Shima Seiki USA, Genevieve Dion, assistant professor and fashion design program director in Drexel University’s Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, will now have the state-of-the-art laboratory to conduct research for the development of new smart textiles, wearable technologies and to explore new methods of production that will ultimately impact a number of market sectors.

URBN Center for Westphal College

Drexel University President John A. Fry has announced that the University will immediately begin renovation of the iconic Robert Venturi building, perhaps the best example of his celebrated “decorated shed,” at 35th and Market Streets. The Drexel Board of Trustees in its September meeting approved the financing package for construction of the URBN Center, which will serve as the new home for the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design.