Exhibit celebrates Peace Day Philly

The Perspectives on Peace exhibition’s opening reception Sept. 19 celebrated the Peace Day Philly initiative with photography collections on display at Drexel’s James E. Marks Intercultural Center. The exhibition, which will be on display until Oct. 31, features the work of five Philadelphia photographers as a collaborative observance of the… Continued

Drexel ranked 9th in sustainability

Drexel University placed ninth on a list of the Top 20 College & University Green Power Users among higher education institutions within the Green Power Partnership, which was released Jan. 31 by EDC Magazine. EDC Magazine is the official magazine of the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and… Continued

Prof. honored for services abroad

Kapil Dandekar, a Drexel University College of Engineering professor, has been awarded a Meritorious Service Citation from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers’ Educational Activities Board for his work setting up electrical engineering students all over the world with humanitarian engineering projects in their respective countries. The IEEE EAB… Continued

RecycleMania competition promotes green initiatives

Drexel Green’s RecycleMania collection events, held this month on Drexel’s three Philadelphia campuses, have collected 14 64-gallon totes of paper and over 13 skids of electronics as part of the nationwide university recycling tournament. RecycleMania is an annual competition that promotes recycling programs and waste reduction activities on the campuses… Continued

Professor’s social media paper wins AMA award

Drexel assistant professor of marketing Dr. Girish Ramani earned 2012 Best Paper Awards for his papers on social media and marketing tactics at an American Marketing Association Conference in February. Ramani, who has taught marketing at Drexel for six years, presented his two papers in front of top marketing academics… Continued

Photojournalist documents human crisis

Whether she’s in Africa, Romania or Haiti, photographer Kristen Ashburn’s goal is always the same — to showcase the dignity of the people she covers. Ashburn shared and spoke about her work during a lecture titled “Global Health and Humanitarian Crises — A View of the World through the Lens… Continued

Academy to honor 200 years with festivities

A touchable meteorite, an 80-foot wall of specimens and the mount of a rare animal are all parts of the bicentennial exhibit set to open March 24 at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University. ANS, the nation’s oldest natural history museum, has announced the opening of “The Academy… Continued