Law School receives $50 million

President John A. Fry announced Sept. 17 that the Drexel University School of Law would be rechristened the Thomas R. Kline School of Law, in honor of a local Philadelphia litigator Thomas Kline, who has donated $50 million toward the expansion and development of the school. This large amount of… Continued

New DrexelOne app makes debut

Drexel’s Office of Information Resources & Technology released the new DrexelOne app, dubbed “DrexelOne 3,” for iOS on Sept. 14. The iOS version is the most recent update of the DrexelOne mobile app project developed by several members of IRT, released in time for the new academic year. Previous updates… Continued

Perelman jump-starts Jewish center

Philanthropist Raymond G. Perelman donated $6 million for Drexel University’s future plans to build a Center for Jewish Life on the University City campus, it was announced Sept. 3. The center is set to be located at 118 N. 34th St., near the Lancaster Square construction site set to be… Continued

Firm gives plant care crash course

On Sept. 18, during New Student Days, public relations and marketing company Garden Media Group took up residence in the  Recreation Center. The group’s table gave away personal garden plants as well as caregiving information to incoming and current students alike as they helped spread the word of National Indoor… Continued

Professor discovers new dinosaur species

Early on the morning of Sept. 5, Drexel held a grand ceremony to reveal the skeleton of Dreadnoughtus schrani, a new kind of titanosaur, in the Papadakis Integrated Science Building. The discovery is groundbreaking, as it is the largest known dinosaur of calculable weight to have been unearthed yet. The… Continued

Fall Fest replaces two annual shows

Dragon Concert Series announced Sept. 4 that hip-hop artists 2 Chainz and Big Sean will co-headline the inaugural Drexel Fall Fest. Supporting acts are still to be determined. Fall Fest will take place Oct. 4 in Lot F, where Spring Jam has been hosted the past two years. It will… Continued

Millennium evacuates due to chemical leak

Millennium Hall residents were asked to evacuate the building around 8:30 a.m. on Sept. 3 after a chemical leak from an air conditioner set off the fire detection system. Fire fighters responded and had the situation under control by 9 a.m. The leak was isolated to an unoccupied room on… Continued