School of Public Health Relocates

Drexel’s School of Public Health relocated to its new University City home in Nesbitt Hall after a $13 million overhaul and renovation of the building’s interior over the past year. Formerly located on the Center City Campus, the School of Public Health now finds itself at 33rd and Market streets.… Continued

Students create exhibit for ‘The Nutcracker’s’ 45th anniversary

A collaboration between the Pennsylvania Ballet and the Philadelphia History Museum is showing what happens when the ingenuity and creativity of Drexel students and staff collides with one of Philadelphia’s oldest and most beloved holiday traditions. Five Drexel students created a behind-the-scenes exhibit celebrating the 45th anniversary of George Balanchine’s… Continued

Play exposes lives of war journalists

The Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design presented the panel “Time Stands Still,” Oct. 17 which included a guest appearance from playwright Donald Margulies as well as two veteran conflict journalists, Sheila MacVicar and Brian Palmer. “Time Stands Still,” a Pulitzer Prize-winning play written by Margulies, explores the… Continued

Students prep for start of flu season

October marks the beginning of flu season, and for the next few months, Drexel students will have to be especially aware of the risks of contracting the influenza virus. Combined with classes, work, and the stresses of living away from home, possibly for the first time, potential illness becomes a… Continued

Figure simulates cesarean section

A doctor at Drexel’s College of Medicine has helped to create the first cesarean section “manikin” that will save lives through realistic C-section simulation training in developing countries. The simulation, dubbed “C-Celia,” will teach health professionals how to perform emergency surgical interventions in areas of the world where neonatal and… Continued

ExCITe awarded for media technology

Drexel’s Expressive and Creative Interaction Technologies Center received a $75,000 grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation April 29. ExCITe’s proposal, an initiative to engage people in the arts by creating media technology such as visuals and mobile apps to integrate into live concerts, was an entry… Continued

Study explains eureka moment

Drexel psychology professor John Kounios presented a seminar titled “‘Aha!’ Moments in the Brain” April 10 regarding two forms of human thought processes used to solve problems. Kounios focused on the differences between analytic thought, which is a deliberate and methodical way of solving problems; and what humans have come… Continued