Computer science team wins award for visual aid apps

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… Continued

Alumni named in “40 Under 40” review

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… Continued

University named one of healthiest employers

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… Continued

Student arrested for stealing jewelry

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… Continued

Senior named Carnegie Junior Fellow

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… Continued

Hunger relief initiative gains traction

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… Continued

Engineers develop eco-friendly cement

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… Continued

Photo wins in global visual arts competition

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… Continued