A team of graduated seniors won the Drexel University Department of Computer Science’s Annual Outstanding Senior Project Competition May 22, beating out 135 competitors. Computer science graduates Trevor Adams, Nate Bomberger, Tom Burdak, Shawn Busolits, Andrew Scott, Matt Staniewicz and Nate Vecchiarelli designed five applications with the goal of making daily tasks like typing and [...]
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Steve Ward, a Drexel alumnus (’03) and host of VH1’s “Tough Love,” spoke to students in Behrakis Grand Hall May 2 to answer their questions about relationships and dating. Ward’s advice was based around the importance of technology in today’s society, especially for college students and young adults. “Dating is evolving because technology is evolving, [...]
Two LeBow College of Business alumni were named in the Philadelphia Business Journal’s list of “40 under 40.” AmyLynn Flood (’01) and Steve Ward (’03) were selected from over 250 nominees. Philadelphia Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 award is now in its 22nd year. The award recognizes local young professionals for outstanding success and contributions [...]
The Philadelphia Business Journal recently named Drexel University one of the healthiest employers in the Delaware Valley for the second consecutive year, according to a March 23 University press release. In order to qualify for the contest, organizations had to complete an online corporate assessment administered by Healthiest Employers, a private firm. The assessment consisted [...]
Drexel student Erik Thomas Mahal, 19, was arrested March 15 and charged with burglary and related offences. Mahal broke into a residential home in Tredyffrin Township of Chester County, Pa. during the day on March 12 and stole jewelry valued at more than $15,000. The residence was located on the 200 block of Homestead Road [...]
Nevena Bosnic, a senior economics major, was selected March 9 as a 2012-13 Carnegie Junior Fellow in the International Economics program of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, making her the first student from Drexel to receive this distinguished award. Shocked, she immediately contacted her biggest supporters: her family, the Drexel Fellowships Office, the economics [...]
Drexel’s Witnesses to Hunger project is making waves nationally; it was a major theme in the Sundance-screened film “Finding North” in January, and an exhibit on the project was featured March 12-15 in Doric Hall at the Massachusetts Statehouse. A School of Public Health initiative, Witnesses to Hunger captures photos of people suffering from food [...]
Drexel engineers have developed a cement that is more energy efficient and cost effective to produce than the more common Portland cement, according to a Feb. 20 Drexel press release. The research, which was published in “Cement and Concrete Composites,” was produced by a group of Drexel professors and alumni that founded Greenstone Technologies Inc. [...]
A group of Drexel engineers won the “People’s Choice” award for their photograph titled “The Cliff of the Two-Dimensional World” in the ninth annual National Science Foundation Visualization Challenge, the organization announced Feb. 2. Babak Anasori and Michael Naguib, both doctoral students, worked with professors Yury Gogotsi and Michel Barsoum of the materials science and [...]
Five Drexel students were recognized at a reception Jan. 17 for their designs that were chosen to be printed and installed on the Herman Miller Hub at the Library Learning Terrace at 33rd and Race streets. Lauren Poole, Soha Qadir, Gerre Mae F. Barcebal and Danielle Rowan, all sophomore graphic design majors, were among the [...]
Four Drexel students defeated over 325,000 competitors to be selected Dec. 6 as finalists in the technology-themed Imagine Cup competition, an event sponsored and hosted by Microsoft. The two Drexel teams, The Drexel Dragons and Team Beta Max, are competing within different categories. The Drexel Dragons is one of three teams competing in the “Game [...]
Typographical compositions created by sophomore students in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts and Design will be displayed at the Library Learning Terrace from Nov. 28 to Dec. 5. The students, all from CoMAD’s Typography I classes, used online templates to create the compositions, according to CoMAD Assistant Professor Shushi Yoshinaga, “It’s all composed [...]
A class of LeBow College of Business students revealed their national marketing campaign for Chevrolet Nov. 16 in the Pearlstein Business Learning Center, in an event attended by three product specialists from the company. The students are all a part of a special topics course called “Business Planning” offered by LeBow biannually in the fall [...]
Drexel University professor Donald Bersoff was elected the 2013 president of the American Psychological Association Nov. 3 and will retire from his teaching career at Drexel to begin serving his three-year term. Bersoff is the director of the Drexel University law and psychology program, as well as a professor of law at the Earle Mack School [...]
The upcoming renovation of Drexel University’s URBN Center will soon make the facility home to many majors within the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, Dean Allen Sabinson announced Oct. 24. The Center, located at 35th and Market street, will feature major-specific workspaces, studios and labs throughout the building, as well as a [...]
Hans Smith, a third-year student in the Earle Mack School of Law, was part of the entrepreneurial team that won first place at the Philadelphia Startup Weekend competition held Oct. 14-16 on Drexel’s campus. Smith beat 54 other business groups to win the event with his idea of the “Eff the PPA” iPhone application, an [...]
Paul Nolan of the Creative Arts Therapies Department at Drexel was the keynote speaker at the Oct. 5 congress of the Argentina Music Therapy Association in Buenos Aires, where he emphasized the medical benefits of music therapy. Nolan, the director of music therapy programs of Drexel’s College of Nursing and Health Professions, was featured at [...]
Construction workers discovered a time capsule from 1965 while removing a plaque from the entrance floor of Matheson Hall during renovations Sept. 30. The time capsule was opened Oct. 5 during a ceremony in which members of the Drexel and LeBow College of Business communities bade farewell to Matheson Hall.katie.lavoie | The Triangle The contents [...]
Rosalie Coppola, assistant clinical professor for the physician assistant program within Drexel University’s College of Nursing and Health Professions, has been chosen by her students and peers as the winner of the 2011 Educator of the Year Award from the Pennsylvania Society of Physician Assistants. This award normally goes to “ a PA that is [...]
A group of Drexel physical therapy doctoral program members went to Zacapa, Guatemala from Sept. 2 to 10 to provide clinic patients with vital care ranging from relieving arthritis pain to treating machete injuries. The group of participants included 12 students, three faculty members and four program alumni who were flown in to work at [...]
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