The Steinbright Career Development Center has partnered with OUT for Work, an organization dedicated to providing assistance to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer students with their future career goals. An OUT for Work database has been developed and is currently available on the Drexel Libraries website. Drexel is one of 300 colleges and universities […]
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An opening reception took place Aug. 1 to showcase “Spatial Translations,” a new exhibit currently on display in the Leonard Pearlstein Gallery. The exhibition is a partnership between Drexel’s Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and Philadelphia’s nonprofit artist network InLiquid. The exhibit stemmed from the works of Paul Fabozzi and his “Spectral […]
Philip Lindy, one of Drexel University’s most prominent benefactors, died June 29 at the age of 83. Lindy was a vibrant and engaging philanthropist who worked tirelessly for the improvement of disadvantaged youth. “His passing is a huge blow to Drexel,” President John A. Fry said. “I have never met anyone else who was so […]
Ambassador Andebrhan Giorgis led a discussion May 21 at Drexel’s Mitchell Auditorium about his native country of Eritrea. The event was titled “How To Build A Country From Scratch,” and it touched on issues such as youth development, war and corruption within the geopolitical context of nation-building. Eritrea is a state bordered by Sudan, Ethiopia […]
A groundbreaking ceremony for the newly named Raymond G. Perelman Plaza was held May 7. The event marked the beginning of construction for a complete renovation of the current plaza, which is set to become Drexel’s primary space for outdoor socializing and events. The space is located between Market and Chestnut streets. It is currently […]
A business founded by a Drexel alumnus hopes to improve the quality of life in Guatemala. With profits from the production, manufacture and sales of sandals, Ix Style Inc. aims to provide clean drinking water to many impoverished children. Drexel alumnus John Kennedy and his sister Francesca were concerned by the poverty they witnessed while […]
Drexel’s first annual Philosophy Week, which included lectures and panel discussions on interdisciplinary topics, began March 4 The series started with “Meanings of Life: Feminist Resources in Foucault’s Theory of Biopolitics,” a talk by Sarah Hansen, a new assistant professor in the Department of English & Philosophy. The focus was on the concept of biopolitics […]
Construction has begun on the future home of the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, the nation’s first autism center focused on public health science. The autism-friendly space will be located at 3020 Market St., across from the Goodwin College of Professional Studies, and is expected to open this summer. It is the first institution of its […]
The Drexel Sierra Club and the Drexel Animal Welfare Association have teamed up to promote “Meatless Mondays,” a weekly event designed to give awareness for changing eating styles around Drexel’s campus. The campaign will specifically target students and faculty at the Handschumacher Dining Center to provide them with more information about animal cruelty and the […]
The second building of the new URBN Center, the URBN Annex, has just been completed and is ready for use. The Annex is located at 3401 Filbert St. and is home to the newly expanded Leonard Pearlstein Gallery. “With the completion of the URBN Annex, the University can now boast of three beautiful exhibition and […]
Richard Voyles, an associate professor of computer science at the University of Denver, visited Drexel University Jan. 11 as a part of Drexel’s Robotics Seminar Series: “Collaborative Mechatronics: Linking the Cyber, the Physical and the Human,” to discuss the developmental strategy and design process of search and rescue robots. “It’s very exciting seeing the intricacies […]
A new study abroad program allowing newly enrolled freshmen to spend their first term in Dublin will begin this coming fall. The students selected will have the opportunity to take classes in a Drexel partner school, and to explore the rich cultural and immersive history of Ireland. “The program is designed with two goals in […]
I’ve always had a special affinity for London. Most Drexel students grow up loving or loathing New York, but I’ve always bypassed our neighbor along Route 1 in favor of the Big Smoke across the pond. So when London, to everyone’s disbelief and Paris’ ire, managed to host the Olympic Games for an unprecedented third […]
A new study conducted by Drexel University scientists at the Playa Grande beach in Costa Rica has found that climate change is directly affecting the survival of baby leatherback sea turtles. Based on projections from several models, the hatchling survival rate will decrease 50 percent in the next 100 years. The study concluded that changing […]
Sony Electronics has named Drexel’s Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design as one of the founding members of its new academic program, The Sony Digital Media Academy. The partnership is designed to provide Drexel with Sony’s cutting-edge technology to create a new sustainable architecture studio for students and educators. Architecture students typically use […]
Temple Grandin gave a lecture May 15 at the Academy of Natural Sciences about the thought processes of people and animals at an event co-sponsored by the Academy and the Goodwin College of Professional Studies. Grandin is a doctor of animal science, a professional consultant to the livestock industry on animal behavior, and a professor […]
Washington Post journalist and Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Joby Warrick spoke to Drexel University students May 9 about the CIA’s misplaced trust in a rogue Jordanian spy turned al-Qaida operative. Warrick’s lecture, which was co-sponsored by Drexel’s Office of International Area Studies and the Drexel Arabic Language Association, told the story of the spy, Humam al-Balawi. […]
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