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All News tagged "Philadelphia"
In an announcement of multiple changes in his senior administration, Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter has appointed James Buehler, MD, a professor in the Department of Health Management and Policy in the Drexel University School of Public Health, as the city’s new health commissioner.
What does being a Promise Zone mean for the area? Why and how is Drexel a part of the designation? DrexelNow talked with Lucy Kerman, vice provost for University and Community Partnerships, about those questions and more.
Drexel will be right in the middle of this year's Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta, a must-see part of the Philadelphia experience. The Dragons won the overall team championship at last year's regatta for the first time.
This week's "Hospitality Picks" features the best spots in town for a special night with a special someone.
Nonprofit organizations often have many needs: Funding. Space. Volunteers. But how about an editor?
Not many aspiring chefs get to learn alongside one of the leading experts in Italian cuisine, but a group of Drexel culinary arts students does that once a week, in a course taught by famed chef Marc Vetri.
The arts drew Lindsey Crane to Philadelphia, and they’re what caused her to stay after she finished graduate school.
Bob Brehm came to Drexel to get away from the news cameras, but he found himself in front of them after Philadelphia's deadly Market Street building collapse in June 2013. Now he and another Drexel professor, Scott Gabriel Knowles, are stepping up to help the city in the collapse's wake.
An evaluation team led by the Drexel University School of Public Health has published a new study demonstrating that customers of full-service restaurants use nutritional labeling on menus to make healthier food choices. The customers who reported they used labels purchased 400 fewer calories (representing a relative difference of 20 percent), 370 milligrams less sodium and 10 grams less saturated fat than the overall average.
What will Philadelphia look like in 30 years, and what role will Drexel play in its transformation? President John Fry and Mayor Michael Nutter addressed these questions at last week's CityAge gathering at Drexel.
Scaredy-cats need not apply to join Drexel's new Paranormal Investigation Group, a team of students with plans to visit Philadelphia sites in search of spirits.