New Psychological Services Center opens in Stratton

The Drexel Department of Psychology held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Drexel Psychological Services Center, open on the second floor of Stratton Hall. The center will be providing services through evidence-based approaches (practices that are backed by research) for mood and anxiety disorders, disorders of eating, behavioral medicine, clinical… Continued

Perelman jump-starts Jewish center

Philanthropist Raymond G. Perelman donated $6 million for Drexel University’s future plans to build a Center for Jewish Life on the University City campus, it was announced Sept. 3. The center is set to be located at 118 N. 34th St., near the Lancaster Square construction site set to be… Continued

Millennium evacuates due to chemical leak

Millennium Hall residents were asked to evacuate the building around 8:30 a.m. on Sept. 3 after a chemical leak from an air conditioner set off the fire detection system. Fire fighters responded and had the situation under control by 9 a.m. The leak was isolated to an unoccupied room on… Continued

New cancer drug to fight metastasis

Drexel College of Medicine researchers Alessandro Fatatis and Joseph Salvino have developed a compound that helps prevent the metastatic spread of certain cancers, such as breast cancer and prostate cancer. Metastatic cancers are cancers that find a way to spread from one organ to another, and many are incurable. They… Continued

Professor to direct city public health

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter announced June 27 that James Buehler, professor in the Department of Health Management and Policy at the School of Public Health, will be taking over as health commissioner. This announcement came along with the announcement of the departure of three senior staff members: former Health Commissioner… Continued

Campus grieves senior biology major

Senior biology major Andrea Messina passed away May 31 from complications during treatment for leukemia. Better known to her friends and brothers as “Skillet,” Messina was the president of the Pre-Veterinary Medical Association, a Novice Class member of the Equestrian Team, member of the Beta Beta Beta Biological Honors Society… Continued

Student brings firearm into Hagerty

On the evening of April 23, 11 police officers from seven units of Drexel Police responded to a call from a security officer at the W.W. Hagerty Library regarding a male student wearing a handgun and verbally abusing other students in the basement. No injuries were incurred, as police officers… Continued