Panel contests immigration policies

Drexel joined over 75 universities April 19 in a “Collective Day of Action” by holding a panel discussion on immigration reform in MacAlister Hall. The event, nationally coordinated by The Partnership for a New American Economy, was organized on campus by Drexel’s Office of International Programs. The event aimed to… Continued

Film speaks for Drill monkeys

An exclusive screening of “The Drill Project” premiered at Drexel University April 15. The 50-minute documentary attracted approximately 200 viewers to Mitchell Auditorium, exposing a foreign concern that Drexel has made its own since the project’s start in 2011. The Drill Project focuses on the largest primate found on Bioko… Continued

Gensler executive ends architecture lecture series

The Farajollah and Maryam Badie Arfaa Lecture Series, a program sponsored by Drexel’s Department of Architecture and Interiors, hosted a lecture titled “The New Currency of Space: What’s Influencing the Design of Environments Today” April 9 in the Mandell Theater. Robin Klehr Avia, the regional managing principal and chair of… Continued

TKE suspended for rule violations

Drexel’s chapter of Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity was placed on interim suspension Feb. 1. The decision was made by both the University and TKE’s alumni board “as a result of growing concerns related to violations of fraternity standards and the University Code of Conduct,” Associate Dean of Fraternity and Sorority… Continued

Lease expands Center City campus

Drexel continued to expand eastbound by securing 186,000 square feet of Center City property earlier in January in the Three Parkway office building located at 1601 Cherry St. The College of Nursing and Health Professions will use this space to accommodate recent and anticipated growth. In addition to renting space… Continued

Grant finances aquatic robot

A Drexel University mechanical engineering and mechanics professor received the 2012 Young Investigator Award in April for her proposal to advance and utilize robots for ocean exploration. Funded by the U.S. Office of Naval Research, the award grants M. Ani Hsieh and her laboratory team $510,000 for their project. Hsieh… Continued