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Olympic Games

NBC's Olympic Coverage Chief Jim Bell to Speak at Drexel

The Olympic Games are some of the most-watched TV events in history, with millions of viewers tuning in from around the world. On Wednesday, Oct. 21, Jim Bell, executive producer of the Olympic Games for NBC Sports, will visit Drexel University to give a behind-the-scenes look at how that coverage comes together.ell’s talk, which is co-hosted by the Rudman Institute for Entertainment Industry Studies in Drexel’s Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and Drexel’s Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, is free and open to the public and will take place at 6:30pm in the URBN Annex Screening Room (3401 Filbert St).

Peter Schoemer stands to the right of acclaimed celebrity chef Lidia Bastianich, center, when she visited the Milan Expo. Photo courtesy The US Pavilion Milano 2015.

Culinary Co-op Gets Taste of the World Expo

What’s a good recipe for a culinary arts student to experience the best of the world’s cuisine? Take a co-op that lets you sample and learn about the food of almost every country in the world.
Students transform bruised and misshapen fruits and vegetables into cobblers, shakes and other products in the Drexel Food Lab.

Trash or Treasure? Repurposing Would-Be Wasted Food to Feed the Hungry

A new model for recovering would-be wasted – or surplus – food and repurposing it to feed hungry people, generate revenue and even create jobs was recently piloted in West Philadelphia. Compiled by researchers from Drexel University, the University of Pennsylvania, Cabrini College and the Environmental Protection Agency, the results were published in Food and Nutrition Sciences.
Pope Francis

Drexel Experts Available to Comment on Pope's Visit to Philadelphia

Pope Francis – and an estimated 1.5 million people – will descend upon the city of Philadelphia in late September as the capstone to the weeklong, international World Meeting of Families event, during which the Pope will deliver a public mass on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. From concerns about security measures to transportation, anxiety is already on the rise among Philadelphians regarding how the city will handle the influx of tourists expected to double the city’s population. Drexel University experts are available to comment on a range of issues related to the visit including safety, public health, environmental impact, infrastructure preparedness and tourism. Experts also are able to weigh in about what this once-in-a-lifetime event – and the Pope’s progressive views – mean for the Catholic church.

The good bruschetta used in Jacob Lahne's study.

Study Finds A Good Appetizer Could Make Your Main Course Less Enjoyable

Think twice about that appetizer: One Drexel professor found that the first course has the potential to influence main courses for better or for worse.
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.
Kiki Liu (left) and Zachary Perera (right) inside their AKA Hotel in Rittenhouse Square.

Hospitality Students Help Bring New Hotel to University City

Two hospitality students at Drexel are using the latter half of their career at the University to help bring a new hotel experience to 30th and Walnut streets.
Drexel has partnered with the Monell Chemical Senses Center, the premier sensory science research institution. Photo credit: Ivan Amato.

Drexel Partners with Monell Chemical Senses Center to Become a Leader in Sensory Science of Food Education

Students who are passionate about applying science to the development of safer, healthier food products will now have the opportunity to learn from world-class experts in the sensory science of taste and smell, thanks to a new partnership between Drexel University and the Monell Chemical Senses Center, the premier sensory science research institution. The partnership will position Drexel to become a leader in sensory science of food education.

Mehdi Rhazali (R), head tennis coach at Drexel, talks with a student-athlete.

Drexel's Inaugural Coaches Conference Brings Together Established and Aspiring Coaches from Across Philadelphia

Bringing together established and aspiring coaches of all levels and in a variety of sports, Drexel University’s Center for Hospitality and Sport Management will host its inaugural Philadelphia Coaches Conference on Tuesday, May 19 from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. The conference aims to encourage professional development and growth through a series of educational sessions led by a diverse group of experienced and knowledgeable coaches.
Keith Raimondi (L), head bartender at Townsend and an adjunct professor at Drexel, will teach "Mixology and Spirits." Photo credit: BMK Photography.

Drexel’s New Mixology and Spirits Class is Open to the Public, Taught by Townsend's Keith Raimondi

“Spirits and Mixology” is a new class in Drexel University’s Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, which is open to a limited number of members of the general public. The class also will explore the history, processes and uses of major spirits, emphasizing the foundations of creating a bar program, calculating recipe costs and implementing proper service guidelines.
A turkey, carrots, cranberries and other side dishes are placed on a table for a holiday meal.

Top Tips for Holiday Cooking and Eating

Drexel experts in nutrition sciences, culinary arts, hospitality and food science are available this season to offer their expert advice on making your celebratory cuisine tasty, warm, healthy or a combination of all three.