Innovation neighborhood receives $5 million grant

Drexel University has been awarded a $5 million Economic Growth Initiative Grant to help develop Drexel’s Innovation Neighborhood. Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. Jim Cawley presented the grant to the University Oct. 10. “It certainly allows us to go forward,” David Wilson, vice president in the office of government and community relations… Continued

Researchers study stem cells with 3D software

With the assistance of 3-D glasses and a projection screen, biologists are now able to study their slides as if they were standing directly on the glass itself. Associate professor of electrical and computer engineering Andrew Cohen led the development of the innovative software that makes this possible. The software… Continued

Gallery honors late artist Bill Walton

The Leonard Pearlstein Gallery, in the URBN Annex Building, held an opening ceremony Oct. 9 for the new Bill Walton “artist to artist” exhibition. Curated by gallery director Orlando Pelliccia, the gallery featured 38 pieces by the late artist, all of which were either given, traded or entrusted to other… Continued

TKE fired up about community safety

In conjunction with Fire Prevention Week, several brothers of the Tau Kappa Epsilon, Alpha Tau fraternity chapter distributed fire safety pamphlets to houses in Mantua as part of a volunteer community service event Oct. 12. The distribution started at 34th and Haverford streets and the volunteers were able to fan… Continued

University instates Common Application fee

The University has elected to begin charging a $50 application fee to prospective freshmen, transfer, and international students. The change was discussed earlier this year and a final decision was reached by the Division of Enrollment Management and Student Success over the summer with the support of the Office of… Continued