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Dave B. Jones

Sad News on the Passing of Former Dean Dave Jones

David B. Jones, the former Dean of the Pennoni Honors College and member of the Drexel faculty for over 40 years, passed away on Oct. 26.
Roz Chast, left, and Dean Paula Marantz Cohen during the filming of an episode for "The Drexel InterView."

Cartoonist for The New Yorker Visits Campus and Appears on "The Drexel InterView"

Last fall, acclaimed cartoonist Roz Chast visited Drexel University to appear on the Pennoni Honors College’s “The Drexel InterView.”
Jose receiving a special plaque at the screening held on Drexel's campus.

A Spoonful of Animation Helps the Story Medicine Go Down

Since 2016, the Story Medicine class at Drexel University has helped the ideas and dreams of child patients at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia come alive — and now, through a new partnership, become animated.
Drexel students in Cuba for a documentary course.

In Cuba, Drexel University Documentary Class Explores Life and Film

An intensive course abroad places Drexel students alongside professional filmmakers at a legendary film school in Cuba to make short documentaries as they discover the complexities of the island nation and the filmmaking process.

Westphal College of Arts & Sciences Senior Show

Westphal 2016 Senior Shows

The seniors from the Westphal College of Art & Design have always created stunning shows in the past, and this year is no exception. You won’t want to miss the chance to discover the newest voices in fashion, video games, screen writing, interior design and film.
Lili Mao filming a documentary in Pakistan.

Grad Student Films U.N. Documentary in Pakistan

One graduate student recently returned from an once-in-a-lifetime opportunity filming refuges in Pakistan for the United Nations.
Dylan Steinberg, a Drexel alumnus and founder of Dream Machine Creative.

Who’s Hiring? Dream Machine Creative

Dream Machine Creative has a history of creating awesome experiences and opportunities for video production Drexel co-ops. Now the NYC-based startup is offering to do the same for business majors as well.
Cuba

Drexel Formalizes Partnership With Renowned Cuban Film Institution

In December a small class of film students from Drexel University will get a chance to view Cuba through a lens. And in an opportunity that would have been impossible just a few decades ago, and a rarity even in recent years, they will be the ones directing its gaze. The Escuela International de Cine y Television, Cuba’s iconic film school, that counts Nobel Prize-winning author Gabriel Garcia Marquez among its noted founders, recently formalized a relationship with Drexel to offer a two-week documentary filmmaking course in Havana this winter.
Jamie Howard, far right, starred in "Boyhood" as the stepsister of the film's main character, Mason (Ellar Coltrane, in glasses).

5 Things Learned Acting in 'Boyhood'

Engineering student Jamie Howard shares what she learned while acting in the movie "Boyhood" while she was growing up in Austin, Texas.
The Oscars. Photo by Alan Light.

Drexel Film Aficionados Make Oscar Picks

Some of Drexel’s biggest movie-lovers gave their choices for who they think will — or should — win the Oscars this year.
Frederick Wiseman

Pioneering Documentarian Frederick Wiseman Coming to Drexel

Frederick Wiseman, the man who has held a mirror to American society and institutions through a prolific career in documentary film making, will hold a series of lectures and discussions about his art during a two-day residency at the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design in November.



Evening wedge by Salvatore Ferragamo, black silk ottoman and satin with silver kid, circa 1940, Italy. Gift of Mrs. Robert G. McKay.

Italy Comes to Philly with “Men of the Cloth” Film Screening and Italian Footwear Event at Drexel

Italian fashion and culture descend on Philadelphia this October, with two events hosted by Drexel University’s Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design – a screening of a new documentary on Italian master tailors on Oct. 2 and a seminar on the rich history of Italian footwear on Oct. 15. The events are part of Ciao Philadelphia, a month-long celebration of Italian arts, culture and industry, organized by the Consulate General of Italy in Philadelphia.