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,” told the story of Glenn […]
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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 from various on- and off-campus […]
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 from the various T-shirt shops […]
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 School of Entrepreneurship, moderated a […]
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 by studying the approach of […]
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 against 28 other contestants, including […]
Daniel Diazdelcastillo, a freshman at Drexel University, still has over a year until the start of his first co-op, but his chances of interning at NASA are already great. A materials science and engineering major, Diazdelcastillo, 18, spent six weeks this past summer as an intern at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. […]
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 than 18 million plant and […]
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 assigned syllabi. Weinstein said he […]
Chabad Serving Drexel will host Shabbat 100 June 8 to celebrate the Jewish Sabbath and end of the school year with prayers and lots of food. The event is open to all Jewish students and anyone who would like the opportunity to participate in the Jewish Sabbath. Chabad Serving Drexel hopes to draw a large […]
Drexel pre-junior Sage Cifaloglio will be cheering for a team other than the Dragons this fall after being selected to join the Philadelphia Eagles cheerleading squad. Cifaloglio, a business administration major currently on her second co-op at Tarte Cosmetics, was one of eight “rookies” to make the cut and join the Eagles cheerleading team after […]
Harriet Fleisher Berger, a retired Drexel political science professor and an avid political supporter, died May 4 at the age of 94 from Parkinson’s disease. Berger began teaching at Drexel in 1967 as an assistant political science professor and became an associate professor in 1971. She earned full tenure in 1972, becoming the first full-time […]
Drag Bingo brought Jennifer Lopez, Nicki Minaj and Robyn dancing to the James E. Marks Intercultural Center May 9 at an event hosted by the Foundation of Undergraduates for Sexual Equality and the Office of Multicultural Programs. The hosts for the night included freshman Ian Crumm as J-Lo, pre-junior Ajay Raghavan as Nicki Minaj, and […]
Three Drexel computer science undergraduates claimed the U.S. title at Microsoft’s Imagine Cup Competition, which was held April 20-23 in Seattle, for their design of a mathematics teaching smartphone application. Team Drexel Dragons, composed of seniors Matt Lesnak, Keith Ayers and Nicolas Taylor Mullen, competed against teams from across the country and were selected as […]
Brothers from Delta Epsilon Psi fraternity volunteered April 26 for Dining Out for Life, a fundraiser started by the ActionAIDS organization, which raises money to help support people living with HIV or AIDS. Serving as “ambassadors,” 10 brothers from the fraternity were spread throughout the city at various participating restaurants to answer questions about ActionAIDS, […]
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