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  • Madrigal Dinner

    Travel to 1590 at Drexel University’s 30th Annual Madrigal Dinners

    January 27, 2020

    On February 21 and 22, 2020, the Drexel Chamber Singers and guest performers take you back in time for an evening of madrigals, chansons, lute songs, and lieds with the 30th Annual Madrigal Dinners in the Great Court of Drexel University’s Main Building. This year, audiences will be transported to the Elizabethan sounds, tastes, and courtly improvisations of 1590.

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  • BeijingDance/LDTX

    Westphal College Welcomes BeijingDance/LDTX for the US Premiere of 'Arc'

    January 27, 2020

    The Drexel University Westphal College of Media Arts & Design is delighted to welcome BeijingDance/LDTX to Mandell Theater on February 14 and 15 for the first stop of their multi-city tour to mark the US Premiere of Arc, choreography by resident artist and dancer turned choreographer ADIYA. BeijingDance/LDTX is one of the most established and largest contemporary dance companies in China, and is dedicated to the development of modern dance in China.

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  • Drexel Dance Transformations

    The Drexel Dance Ensemble and FreshDance to Present Winter Concerts Exploring Connection and Transformation

    January 21, 2020

    The Drexel Dance Ensemble and FreshDance kick off their 2020 season with two dynamic concerts in the Mandell Theater from January 30th - February 1st, 2020 and February 7th - 8th, 2020. These performances provide Drexel students, regardless of their major, an opportunity to express their artistry through dance performance or choreography.

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  • Major-switcher Memoirs: Meet a Dragon Who Declared Four Different Majors Her First Year at Drexel

    January 17, 2020

    <span>Similar to national trends, more than one-third of Drexel undergraduate students change their major at least once. Like Elizabeth Warnock, who, after three failed switches within two different colleges her freshman year, found the elusive perfect fit she&rsquo;d been seeking.</span><br />

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  • Faculty Highlights: Recent Grants and Awards

    January 16, 2020

    Read all about the sponsored research and major gifts and recognition that were recently received by faculty — like two Drexel professors who were awarded fellows of the National Academies of Inventors.

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  • Internationally Acclaimed Artist Brendan Fernandes Brings Solo Exhibition to Drexel

    January 15, 2020

    <p>A solo exhibition by internationally acclaimed, multidisciplinary artist, Brendan Fernandes will open at the <a href="">Leonard Pearlstein Gallery</a>, of Drexel University&rsquo;s&nbsp;<a href="">Westphal College of Media Arts &amp; Design</a> on Tuesday, Jan. 14. The exhibition, entitled <em>Brendan Fernandes:</em> <em>We Want a We &ndash; </em>will<em> </em>showcase a diverse blend of performative, sculptural and photographic works from the past five years, and marks the first retrospective of this important artists work in Philadelphia.</p>

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  • Internationally Acclaimed Artist Brendan Fernandes Solo Exhibition 'Brendan Fernandes: We Want a We'

    January 14, 2020

    The Leonard Pearlstein Gallery and Drexel University are excited to announce that internationally acclaimed, multidisciplinary artist, Brendan Fernandes will kick-off their 2020 programming with a solo exhibition entitled, We Want a We. This exhibition – showcasing a diverse blend of performative, sculptural, and photographic works from the past five years – will mark the first retrospective in Philadelphia of this important artist’s work.

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  • Cinema & Television's John Avarese on Scoring 'The Arrangement' with Drexel Musicians

    January 13, 2020

    Associate Teaching Professor of Film & Television John Avarese is a musician, composer, and sound professional with over 40 feature film credits (not to mention countless short films and surround-sound planetarium features). He runs a production company, Three Professors Media, with Westphal colleagues Karin Kelly (Department Head of Cinema & Television) and Matt Kaufhold (Program Director of Screenwriting & Playwriting). For his upcoming project, The Arrangement, he’s handling all aspects of audio post-production, which has led to interesting collaborations within Westphal and across the University. We spoke with John about what’s going on behind the scenes of The Arrangement, which stars Eric Roberts (The Dark Knight, Runaway Train) and is expected for release this year.

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  • Drexel's 2020 FSF Winners

    Five Drexel Students Win Prestigious Fashion Scholarships

    January 10, 2020

    Five Design & Merchandising and Fashion Design students received $5,000 awards from the 2020 Fashion Scholarship Fund—the largest fashion scholarship program in the world.

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  • Drexel Alums receive NEWH TopID Award 

    January 10, 2020

    Drexel Interior alums and owners of APOP, Courtney DiBlasi Elfand and Erica Harmelin, were recognized by NEWH with the TopID award.

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  • Well Spent screenshot

    Game Design & Production Students Win First Place in US Dept of Health and Human Services Challenge

    January 03, 2020

    Tara Boonngamanong and Note Nuchprayoon, second-year students in the Game Design & Production major at Drexel’s Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, won first place (with a prize of $20,000) in the second phase of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ game challenge.

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  • Debra Ruben Named Associate Dean of Westphal College 

    January 01, 2020

    Associate Professor Debra Ruben has been appointed the Academic Associate Dean of Drexel’s Westphal College of Media Arts and DesignProfessor Ruben was the long-serving Program Director for the undergraduate Interior Design and graduate Interior Architecture & Design programs.

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