Assaults spark controversy on DrexelAlert

A number of violent incidents occurred on and near campus during the early morning of Dec. 10 involving Drexel University students. An altercation between six students at 3:30 a.m. on the 3300 block of Race Street between Myers Hall and Race Hall resulted in one person being stabbed and sent… Continued

Conductive clay yields new front for energy storage

Michel W. Barsoum, distinguished professor at Drexel’s College of Engineering, and his research team have chemically engineered a novel 2-D nanomaterial that has the potential to significantly enhance next generation energy storage devices. The class of materials, called MXenes, are the first materials that are hydrophilic, have conductive properties comparable… Continued

PTSD legislation neglects civilians

A recent study in the Journal of Traumatic Stress, authored by Drexel assistant professor Jonathan Purtle, concludes that the majority of the legislation addressing post-traumatic stress disorder focuses on veterans, neglecting civilians with the disorder. PTSD is commonly viewed as a “wound of war.” In fact, more than 90 percent… Continued