FBI agent warns of dangers abroad

Philadelphia FBI Special Agent Kathleen Kaderabek presented a video May 22 on a student studying abroad who was persuaded to work for a Chinese intelligence service as a spy on the U.S. Shown in Drexel’s Rush Building, the video, titled “Game of Pawns: True Story of a Student Travelling Abroad,”… Continued

Block party celebrates Earth Day, launches Green Week

Green Week officially commenced April 22 with Drexel Green’s Annual Earth Day Block Party, held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. along Lancaster Walk behind the Drexel Recreation Center. Enticing students with loud music, an array of free food and environmentally themed activities, the block party hosted numerous information tables… Continued

Student launches ‘sunny’ start-up

Wayfarers have hit Drexel just in time for spring break thanks to the Philadelphia-born sunglasses company Butter Shades, founded by Drexel graduate student Michael Merryman. Merryman, 25, is pursuing his master’s degree in public policy and focusing on urban redevelopment projects in Philadelphia. He started Butter Shades after gaining inspiration… Continued

Business-savvy women offer insight for new workers

A panel of businesswomen answered questions about the workforce and offered advice Feb. 6 at an event titled “Are you Prepared for the 21st Century Workplace? Insights from Successful Women CEOs.” On behalf of the LeBow College of Business, Donna DeCarolis, founding dean of the newly announced Charles D. Close… Continued

Westphal announces new minor

A new minor, sustainability in the built environment, is now being offered to Drexel University students interested in issues such as policy, behavior, networks and technology. The minor was developed by the Department of Architecture and Interiors to provide a broad approach to sustainability from a variety of vantage points… Continued

MBA student qualifies for Wing Bowl

Anthony Wisniewski, a master’s student studying business administration, will put his stomach to the test Feb. 1 when he competes in Philadelphia’s annual Wing Bowl at the Wells Fargo Center. Competing under the pseudonym “Wiz-Kid,” Wisniewski, 23, will try to eat as many chicken wings as he can, going up… Continued

Chefs serve exotic foods at Academy

Chefs and culinary arts students worked together to create exotic dishes and to help bring the theme of Halloween alive Oct. 27 at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University’s “Cuisine from the Collections” cocktail party. Exotic dishes were created in accordance with the museum’s various exhibits. With more… Continued

LeBow sophomore launches website

Drexel sophomore Adam Weinstein launched UMinders.com, a free website that keeps a syllabus for every class at Drexel and helps students manage their deadlines, Sept. 24. With its slogan “For students, by students,” UMinders aims to help Drexel students keep track of their school assignments and deadlines found on their… Continued