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President Fry considers a point made by a student.

President Fry Is Teaching a Course on ‘Great American Cities’

This spring, President John A. Fry has been bringing his experience with urban development and community planning to a course on Jane Jacobs’ “The Death and Life of Great American Cities” in the Pennoni Honors College.
This year's co-op award winners are pictured. Bottom row left to right: Lynn Gotuaco, Conchita Taylor, Chau Dang, Angelique Giannascoli and Sarah Griggs. Back row left to right: Sandra Petri, Arvid Roach and Brandon Katz.

Celebrating the Best of Drexel’s Historic Co-op Program in 2016

Drexel’s annual Cooperative Education Awards honored outstanding co-op students and employers alike.
Heard Around Campus

Heard Around Campus — April 2016

April is a month of recognition. Lucy Kerman, PhD, was promoted to senior vice provost for university and community partnerships and all Drexel authors will have their day in the spotlight at the fourth annual Celebrating Drexel Authors event.
A poster for the Free Speech Forum being hosted by Drexel's Pennoni Honors College.

Free Speech Forum Comes to Drexel’s Campus

Drexel University’s Pennoni Honors College will host a forum on the increasingly complicated issue of free speech featuring two prominent voices in a debate carrying on around the country over where to draw the lines determining the bounds of sensitivity, censorship, freedom and abuse.
William Horberg, producer of films including "Death at a Funeral," "Cold Mountain," "The Talented Mr. Ripley" and "Adventureland."

‘Death at a Funeral’ Producer to Speak at Drexel’s Great Works Symposium

Comedy isn’t an easy thing to create, and in a Q&A for Pennoni Honors College, veteran film producer William Horberg will explain how comedy films are so distinct and what goes into putting them together.
Still life by Floris van Dyck, 1610

Table Matters is Back for Another Helping

The food-based online journal Table Matters returns in its third incarnation with a hunger for peculiar, erudite contemplation of just exactly how we are what we eat.
During Drexel's honors colloquium, eight students and 25 inmates exchanged letters about classic texts.

Prison Reading Project Opens Minds on Both Sides of the Bars

The Prison Reading Project, an honors colloquium offered this fall, connected eight students and 25 inmates through a correspondence about classic literature.

Go Behind the Scenes of "The Daily Show" with Executive Producer and Comedian Adam Lowitt at Drexel

Go behind the scenes of the iconic Emmy® and Peabody® Award-winning satirical news program “The Daily Show” at Drexel University with a visit from writer and co-executive producer Adam Lowitt on Tuesday, Nov. 17. Lowitt, himself a standup comic, will start out the evening with a standup routine and then sit down with Karen Curry, director of Drexel’s Rudman Institute, to talk about how he went from being an intern 13 years ago to one of Jon Stewart’s senior writers and then executive producer.

A 2014 STAR Scholar demonstrates his research.

Non-STEM Students Equally Benefit from Undergraduate Research, Study Finds

Most undergraduate research programs cater to STEM majors. A team of Drexel researchers shows why that's a bad idea.
Evelyn Netsky Award: Most Saleable Senior Collection — Margaret Heil.

Check Out Some of Drexel’s 2015 Senior Projects

Drexel seniors were especially creative this year when creating and completing projects that encompassed everything they've learned during their studies.
Maia Ottenstein, a product design senior, prepares chocolate madeleines for the "Chocolat" class.

Honors Students Whip Up Film-Worthy Feasts

Many films have honored the preparation, celebration and eating of food. Now, Drexel students are honoring those films by making cinematic dishes come to life.
Drexel's day-long Zom(bie) Con symposium is free and open to the public.

Zom(bie) Con: Feed Your Brrraaiins at Drexel’s Symposium on the Undead

Zom(bie) Con: Feed Your Brains, a day-long symposium at Drexel on Thursday, May 14 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., will offer a multiplicity of perspectives on the figure of the zombie. Guest speakers will discuss the zombie in relation to film and videogames, Jewish studies, history, literature and the health sciences, among other fields. It is free and open to the public.