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Fourteenth century depiction of the torturing and execution of witches

Newt Eyes and Dragon Scales: A Halloween Q+A on the History of Witchcraft

With Halloween on the horizon, DrexelNow reached out to Jonathan Seitz, PhD, director of undergraduate studies and associate teaching professor of history in the College of Arts and Sciences, who will be teaching a new course on the history of witchcraft during the winter term. He also authored the book “Witchcraft and Inquisition in Early Modern Venice” (Cambridge University Press, 2011), and is currently conducting research exploring magic and witchcraft practices closer to home — in Pennsylvania around 1700 and in more recent times.
Holiday cards

Seen These Cards at T.J. Maxx or Marshalls? A Drexel Student Made Them

Veronica Marché Miller originally made her collection of holiday cards, "Fabulous Brown Girls," to give to family and friends. Now they're being sold on racks around the country.

Dr. Allison Ferris

Ask the Doctor: Important Resolutions for 2013 (and For Life)

Now one month into the new year, Drexel's Dr. Allison Ferris suggests a few resolutions that are extreme; important to follow for a healthy remainder of the year and beyond.
Stella Volpe

Q&A with Dr. Stella Volpe: Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain

Drexel's Dr. Stella Volpe's work focuses on changing one's environment to encourage healthy eating and exercise habits, which made her the perfect source for some DrexelNow tips on how to maintain—or even improve—health during the holidays.

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

Cuisine from the Collections

Crickets, Worms on Menu at Halloween Cocktail Party Hosted by Academy of Natural Sciences

Cuisine From the Collections will take place from 7–10 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 27, at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University (1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway). Adventurous grazers will be treated to an eclectic variety of food options such as venison, seaweed and dishes prepared with ingredients not found in most kitchens, including healthful crickets and worms.
Nick Drake

Five Things to Remember This Memorial Day

As Memorial Day weekend approaches, Drexel’s Coordinator of Health, Fitness and Wellness Nick Drake offers the University Community a few tips to keep in mind.

Holiday Survival Guide

During the holiday season, Drexel University experts are available to help news media with a variety of stories.