Professors, faculty, staff and upperclassmen, welcome back! To incoming freshmen, welcome to Drexel, welcome to Philadelphia, and welcome to the next five (or four) years of your life. It takes a special kind of person to choose Drexel. This year’s freshman class joins thousands of other students who have chosen to attend a completely atypical […]
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Anne Most, a junior studying communication with a concentration in global journalism, will serve as editor-in-chief of The Triangle for the spring and summer terms. Typically, an election is held to determine a new editor-in-chief every two terms. Most ran unopposed and is already working to achieve certain objectives during her time as editor-in-chief. She’s […]
G. “Anand” Anandalingam, the second finalist under consideration to be the new dean for the Bennett S. LeBow College of Business, presented his goals and strategies for the college March 14 to current Drexel faculty and students. Anandalingam is currently serving as the dean of the Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, […]
Donald S. Siegel, dean of the School of Business at the University at Albany, shared his vision for the LeBow College of Business with current Drexel faculty and students March 6. Siegel is one of two finalists being considered to be the new dean of LeBow. The other, G. “Anand” Anandalingam, is currently serving as […]
The offices of the University Registrar, Financial Aid and the Bursar will be consolidated into Drexel Central, a collaborative effort to make serving students easier and more efficient, President John A. Fry announced Jan. 17 in an email to the University community. Currently, representatives from the three offices report to three different people, making it […]
Representatives from Drexel’s Traditions Committee announced Jan. 15 that Waka Flocka Flame, Porter Robinson and Flosstradamus will be performing Jan. 26 at Drexel’s Homecoming Dance Party 2013. David Hunt, a junior studying business administration, along with Emmy Levine, were in charge of marketing for the event. Hunt offered some insight into the planning process, explaining […]
The Office of the Provost announced academic policy changes in effect for the winter 2013 term in an email sent Jan. 4 to all students. Registration time tickets for spring term will once again be assigned in order of seniority after one term of allowing freshmen to register before most upperclassmen. The registrar’s office had […]
Drexel pre-junior Christopher Peterson was found dead Nov. 15 in his off-campus apartment. No foul play is suspected, but an official cause of death has not yet been released. Peterson, 20, of Reading, Pa., was a business administration major with a marketing concentration in the LeBow College of Business. LeBow interim Dean Frank Linnehan broke […]
Eleven Drexel students had the opportunity to work as business consultants in an experiential learning course offered by the LeBow College of Business this fall. The class, taught by LeBow professor Dana D’Angelo and adjunct professor Andy Macaleer, is competing with 15 other colleges and universities from around the country to do the best work […]
The project at 32nd and Market streets to construct a new building for the LeBow College of Business is on schedule and set to open in early 2014. Geraldine C. LeBow Hall, named for the wife of college namesake Bennett S. LeBow, is a replacement for Matheson Hall, which was the home of the business […]
Drexel University and Thomson Reuters, a leading technology information company, entered into a partnership earlier in the year to create faculty profiles for University professors and researchers in order to increase the efficiency of University researchers. The first round of faculty profiles are being created now, and the first pilot profiles are scheduled to be […]
The DAC Pack, Drexel’s official student section, announced Oct. 9 that Dev will headline at this year’s Midnight Madness. The event, which is the official kickoff to the basketball season, will be held Nov. 3 in the Daskalakis Athletic Center. Dev officially agreed to perform at Midnight Madness Oct. 5, and the DAC Pack made […]
Helen Nowotnik, a pre-junior studying communication, was elected editor-in-chief of The Triangle for the fall and winter terms. Nowotnik plans to focus on training new members and team building within the staff, as well as updating the online edition of the newspaper to include videos. “I want to bring The Triangle into this century online. […]
Students who took the course titled Great Works Symposium: Perspectives on Disability had an opportunity to understand class content on a bigger level as they attended the Paralympics in London Aug. 31 through Sept. 8. While in London, students had the opportunity to see Paralympic events including wheelchair tennis, basketball and rugby, as well as […]
Faculty and staff of the LeBow College of Business gathered in the quad Aug. 21 to celebrate as the final beam was placed atop the building that will be the business school’s new home. The ironworkers who have been working on the structure for months joined the crowd for the traditional “topping out” ceremony, during […]
Less than a year after Drexel University established a partnership with Shanghai Advanced Research Institute, the first Drexel co-op student arrived in China to take advantage of the cultural and educational partnership. Amanda Pentecost, a bachelor’s and doctoral degree candidate in the materials engineering program, relocated to Shanghai in late April to complete her final […]
A Drexel University online student recently won the silver medal from the International Jugglers’ Association’s stage championship, held at the annual festival mid-July in Winston-Salem, N.C. Thom Wall, who is working toward his master’s degree in nonprofit arts administration, originally performed a preliminary routine that showcased his best tricks in front of a panel of […]
Dr. Daniel V. Schidlow was appointed Annenberg Dean of Drexel’s College of Medicine June 27 after serving eight months as interim dean. A selection board conducted a nationwide search for the perfect candidate to fill the position of dean for the College of Medicine, Eventually, the top three applicants were presented to President John A. […]
Three students from the Drexel University College of Medicine have been named Albert Schweitzer Fellows for the upcoming year. They will work on yearlong service projects that aim to improve health conditions for underserved populations in the Philadelphia area. According to the Schweitzer Fellowship website, it is “a one-year interdisciplinary, mentored fellowship program focused on […]
Ian McClelland, a Drexel freshman studying game art and design, died May 17 after sustaining injuries in a car accident. President John A. Fry broke the news to the Drexel community in an email sent May 18 at 9:40 a.m. McClelland was reportedly speeding on the Vine Street Expressway May 17 when he lost control […]
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