February 24, 2022
Before 3D printing, CNC routing, laser cutting and the tools of ubiquitous “making,” there was yarn and needle. For centuries, the earliest makers knitted things into being. Blankets, sweaters, gloves – all took shape by combining just a handful of basic stitches. Now a team of researchers at Drexel University is translating those loops and twists into a digital architecture of knitting — a key step in the process of incorporating new technologies into textiles.
February 07, 2022
Alisia Lipsey, a fourth-year Drexel University dance major who worked at two different locations for the Young Children’s Center for the Arts during the fall/winter 2020 co-op cycle, spoke with DrexelNow about building relationships with the Center’s young students and older faculty as well as what it was like to complete an in-person co-op at the pandemic’s pre-omicron peak.