Two Drexel students launched their new lifestyle app, goPuff, on the Android and the iOS platforms Oct. 16. This app was created by co-founder junior business majors Rafael Illishayev and Yakir Gola for their delivery company, a retail and wholesale company that specializes in hookahs and hookah supplies. The app also includes categories such as […]
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President John A. Fry, Hebrew University of Jerusalem President Menahem Ben-Sasson and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia CEO Steven Altschuler announced a research consortium Nov. 11. The agreement, publicized during Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter’s trade mission to Israel, focuses on pediatric medical research that has the potential to be commercialized. The agreement was signed with Jerusalem […]
Diane Rosenfeld of the Gender Violence Program at Harvard Law School and rape survivor Angela Epifano of the Huffington Post presented a seminar at Drexel Nov. 13. Their talk highlighted a powerful message on the future of sexual violence and abuse at Drexel and left lingering questions for students: How are abuse and violence handled […]
The Kal and Lucille Rudman Institute for Entertainment Industry Studies and the Pennoni Honors College sponsored an exhibition of the Joe Bonham Project, a series of artworks that depict veterans recovering from injuries suffered during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. The art will be on display in the Hahnemann New College Building library until […]
A Drexel student was filmed June 22 on the game show “Let’s Make A Deal.” The game show, featured on CBS every weekday, aired Oct. 29 at 10 a.m., showing sophomore biology major Ashley Alveranga competing to win a prize. The show, hosted by Wayne Brady of “Whose Line Is It Anyway,” features a studio-audience […]
Drexel University has been looking into different properties to facilitate the expansion of Samuel Powel Elementary School at 36th Street and Powelton Avenue, one property of which is University City High School at 36th and Filbert streets. University City High School was one of the 23 public schools that were shut down after a vote […]
The Campus Activities Board hosted its first scavenger hunt for the undergraduate student body in Old City Oct. 4. The scavenger hunt was held during the monthly First Friday event when art galleries, fashion shops and many other vendors in Old City stay open late to feature their products. There are also many street vendors […]
The LeBow College of Business is weeks away from selecting a new Dean, a position that has not had a full time occupant for almost a year, University leadership has said. The search for a new dean began last October when Dean George P. Tsetsekos decided not to continue in the position and a search […]
President John A. Fry announced Sept. 9 a new college to be opened in fall 2014. The College of Computing and Informatics will be a combination of several different departments at Drexel University in order to provide a focus on computing. CCI will combine the computer science and cybersecurity and technology departments with the existing […]
The College of Nursing and Health Professions announced that Drexel University Online will be opening two new certificate programs in the fall. The two new programs, one in pediatric rehabilitation and the other for integrated nursing care of autism spectrum disorders, are add-ons to existing graduate programs. The pediatric rehabilitation certificate program is one of […]
Drexel University has hired 66 new high school interns from July 1 to Aug. 9 in 40 departments across campus. This program comes from an affiliation with the Philadelphia Youth Network’s WorkReady summer internship program. PYN is a nonprofit organization that works to assist Philadelphia youth in school, the workplace and college. WorkReady is open […]
Drexel University’s Sacramento campus will admit its first class of undergraduate students into its newest program this fall for a bachelor’s degree in business administration. Officially announced Nov. 9, 2012, the undergraduate program is being offered to students who have already completed their first two years of college education. It’s a transfer program that will […]
Drexel Emergency Medical Services hosted its first barbecue on the Race Street Lawn May 17 in order to increase student awareness of its services. “The main goal of this event is to increase our campus image. People need to know more about us on campus because our shifts are primarily at nighttime. We’re definitely aiming […]
Michelle Alexander, author of “The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness,” spoke to Drexel students May 6 in the Main Auditorium. The event was co-sponsored by The Good Idea Fund, the College of Arts and Sciences, and the Africana Studies program. “We use our criminal justice system to label people of […]
Drexel University acquired property on the corner of 31st and Market streets, where the auto-repair shop Firestone currently resides, a University press release announced April 26. The University paid $8.95 million for this 26,675-square-foot piece of land from Bridgestone Retail Operations LLC. Although the property now belongs to Drexel, the Firestone located on it is […]
U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano visited Drexel University’s Paul Peck Alumni Center April 2 to announce with President John A. Fry the seven colleges and universities that will participate in the Department of Homeland Security’s Campus Resilience Pilot Program. Announced Feb. 1, the CR Pilot is a program intended to strengthen campus resilience […]
Researchers at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University recently discovered a new species of fish fossils, Holoptychius bergmanni, that could reveal more about the evolution of some aquatic organisms that are now land organisms. Led by Ted Daeschler, associate curator of the Academy’s Department of Vertebrate Biology, and Neil Shubin, a researcher and […]
The newly reopened Leonard Pearlstein Gallery held an exhibition of internationally renowned artist Wangechi Mutu and several of her engaging works Feb. 22 at its new location in the URBN Center Annex at 3401 Filbert St. The exhibition is set to show from Feb. 15 to March 30. Mutu is an artist with an extremely […]
Dining options on Drexel’s campus will expand to make room for Zavino, a pizzeria and wine bar that will open in Chestnut Square. Zavino is one of several restaurants that will be located in the new University-affiliated housing and retail space and begin operations this fall. Zavino, currently situated in Midtown Village on 13th and […]
Spending a week preparing for a concert is taxing. I listened to The Vaccines on the way to class. I listened to The Vaccines on a run in the gym. I even put them on my iPod speakers while I was shaving in the morning. By the Friday before the concert, I was just dying […]
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