Drexel University signed a memorandum of understanding April 3 with the University of The Gambia. The memorandum, which serves as a foundation for future collaboration, outlines a cooperative relationship between Drexel and UTG to encourage future research and training opportunities in areas of mutual interest. Shannon Marquez, the associate dean for academic affairs and director [...]
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Yogorino, an Italian frozen yogurt franchise, announced April 9 that it will be joining the medley of new food options opening this fall in Drexel’s Chestnut Square. Yogorino offers both frozen yogurt and a selection of gelato flavors. Vincent Bauman, a freshman biology major, said that even though he enjoys frozen yogurt, he still probably [...]
Ruben Santiago-Hudson, a Tony Award and Humanitas Prize-winning actor and Emmy-nominated screenwriter and director, came to Drexel Feb. 25 for a special interview and question-and-answer session for Drexel students after a screening of his film “Lackawanna Blues.” The film was adapted from his one-man show about his childhood. “Lackawanna Blues,” which Santiago-Hudson described as “a [...]
Several Drexel students claimed to have received food poisoning at the Handschumacher Dining Center between Jan. 29 and Jan. 30. Sarah Yacoubian, a freshman computer engineering major, described the experience in an interview: “On Tuesday I believe I ate two meals at the Hans, and later in the day I got very ill and started [...]
The Drexel University Police Department engaged its new officers in a rigorous training exercise Jan. 29, aimed at preparing officers for the possibility of an active-shooter situation. New tactics that encourage a speedier and more direct approach to neutralizing the situation have been in practice since the Columbine massacre of 1999. “Columbine was a terrible [...]
Drexel University announced Dec. 5 that the University brand will be expanding south and opening a new office in the nation’s capital. The office, set to open May 2013 at 17th and H streets in Lafayette Tower in northwest Washington, D.C., is expected to serve both as an academic and outreach center. According to Brenda [...]
Come fall 2015, Drexel University hopes to complete a new housing project on the site of the current Frederic O. Hess Engineering Research Laboratory. The Hess building, built in 1997, currently hosts such essential engineering resources as the structural testing lab, the geotechnical testing lab and a hydraulic research facility. University officials are in the [...]
Members of Drexel Hillel and Chabad at Drexel, two active Jewish life student groups, attended the “Philly Friendship Circle Walk 2012” to help raise funds and awareness for the Friendship Circle organization. The event was held Oct. 21 at the Barrack Hebrew Academy in Bryn Mawr. The student team that walked called themselves “Mario Loves [...]
Drexel professors, politicians and students gathered Oct. 15 for a panel discussion titled “Election 2012: Issues at Stake” in the Mitchell Auditorium to discuss issues that may be deciding factors this Election Day. The panel aimed to help students and community members better understand important topics in an open forum. “I think it’s important that [...]
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