Articles by Shreya Dundumalla
May. 5, 2017
Annual Holi festival fills sky with clouds of color
An estimated 600 Drexel students came together to celebrate Holi, the Hindu festival of colors, at Drexel Park April 29.
Apr. 7, 2017
John Maeda to speak at Commencement
World renowned designer and technologist John Maeda will speak at Drexel University’s Class of 2017 commencement June 13.
Dec. 2, 2016
Sep. 23, 2016
Obama visits Philly
President Barack Obama visited Philadelphia Tuesday, Sept. 13 to endorse Hillary Clinton as inheritor of his presidential legacy. The party that wins Pennsylvania will clinch 20 electoral votes, and in the last presidential election Obama won them by only about 5 percent over 2012 Republican candidate Mitt Romney. As a result, Pennsylvania is being watched closely as a battleground state, and Clinton strategically chose to have her most powerful advocate campaign to the state on her behalf.
Aug. 19, 2016
Triangle Talks with Amelia Fisher
Amelia Fisher is a junior global studies major with a concentration in global health, science and sustainability and minors in Spanish, public health, and science, technology and society. Since March 2016, she has been working as a co-op for UConnect, a nonprofit organization that strives to help local residents effectively utilize Philadelphia’s social services.
Aug. 5, 2016
Fall sees new add/drop policy limits
On June 7, Drexel University announced it will be implementing a new add/drop policy for all courses. Beginning Fall Term 2016, students will have until the end of Week 1, instead of Week 2, to drop a class. The last day students can withdraw from a course will also shift from the end of Week 8 to the end of Week 7.
Aug. 5, 2016
Drexel police officer found to have stolen evidence
A former Drexel University police officer turned himself into authorities July 13 after stealing items from a Drexel student during an on-campus drug bust.
Jun. 24, 2016
SCIC celebrates diversity and inclusion at group event
The Student Center of Inclusion and Culture (SCIC), Office of International Programs (OIP), and the Drexel Students Global Advisory Board hosted the Diversity and Inclusion End of the Year Celebration to celebrate the end of the year with its members June 1. The celebration consisted of a buffet style dinner and a collaborative activity between members.
Apr. 14, 2016
Professor hosts workshop on cultural etiquette
On April 11, English Learning Center professor Andrew Petersen presented Etiquette Without Borders, an interactive and discussion-based workshop. The event served to educate its attendees on both personal and business etiquette across a variety of cultures.
Feb. 4, 2016
Academy of Natural Sciences places among top museums
In late January 2016, Best College Reviews ranked Drexel University’s Academy of Natural Sciences as number two among the top 30 “Most Amazing Higher Ed Natural History Museums” in the nation, coming in behind Yale University’s Peabody Museum of Natural History. Drexel’s Academy proudly beat many prestigious university natural history museums such as Harvard University’s Harvard Museum of Natural History and University of Kansas’ Natural History Museum, that held spots three and four, respectively.