Graduate student designs urban ‘parklet’

A Drexel student designed a new small, sustainable urban garden for the Moore College of Art & Design June 1. The “self-sustaining urban oasis” was created by Alexandria Imbesi, a graduate student studying interior design and architecture at Drexel’s Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design. Imbesi entered the… Continued

New eateries sign on for Chestnut Sq.

The Drexel community can look forward to two newly announced additions to Chestnut Square later this year. The additions of Joe Coffee, a New York City-based coffee shop, and a yet-to-be named Japanese restaurant that will be opened by the owner and operator of Zama’s sushi, were announced Feb. 6.… Continued

Published research paper answers sickle cell questions

“The Physical Foundation of Vasocclusion in Sickle Cell Disease,” a paper written by a team of Drexel researchers, explains how sickle cells cause sickness and how large red blood cells can pass through much smaller pathways. The paper was published in the Oct. 17 issue of the Biophysical Journal. The… Continued