It is apparent that our campus is undergoing several cosmetic changes. By now the development work we see is just another element of our campus, and we’ve all figured out how to maneuver our way through the construction to get to class on time. And with the recent announcement of the redesign of the area [...]
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The LeBow College of Business is hosting the Classroom ArchiTECH Competition, in which one undergraduate or graduate student and two full-time faculty members will collaborate to compete with other teams for up to $46,000 in prize money. The goal of the program is to reinvent two business courses using the extensive resources that will be [...]
The project at 32nd and Market streets to construct a new building for the LeBow College of Business is on schedule and set to open in early 2014. Geraldine C. LeBow Hall, named for the wife of college namesake Bennett S. LeBow, is a replacement for Matheson Hall, which was the home of the business [...]
Come fall 2015, Drexel University hopes to complete a new housing project on the site of the current Frederic O. Hess Engineering Research Laboratory. The Hess building, built in 1997, currently hosts such essential engineering resources as the structural testing lab, the geotechnical testing lab and a hydraulic research facility. University officials are in the [...]
The Drexel community has long awaited the completion of the University’s latest construction projects on campus. Oh, how we long for the creation of the impressive LeBow business building with its walls made of glass and modern architectural structure or the inviting open lot that is perfect for the springtime, which we dearly refer to [...]
Dear Editor, Everyone among the student body has noticed the recent rash of construction and incoming students. Not to mention everyone has been complaining about it. Would you guess that the two are related more closely than one might think? The construction projects going on right now are capital intensive, like any other project, [...]
A joint force of Texas-based campus housing developer American Campus Communities and Drexel University are turning the 3200 block of Chestnut Street into a mixed-use student housing and retail development, as announced Feb. 2 in a University press release. Construction has already begun on the 361,200-square-foot project, which will add approximately 863 beds to the [...]
Last week, The Philadelphia City Planning Commission was presented with the plans for new additions to campus on the 3200 block of Chestnut Street in the small grass area in front of MacAlister Hall and the Creese Student Center, which include three new residence halls, retail and office space, and a parking garage located behind [...]
After a long hiatus, the pathway leading through the Korman Quad will be opened up to Drexel students for use before the beginning of the fall term. The path, which leads through the quad opening onto Chestnut Street, was originally closed off in 2008 due to the beginning of construction on the new Papadakis Integrated [...]
Summertime scholastics at Drexel are shaping up to be more frustrating than normal. We’re not talking about the usual jealously we feel as our non-quarter system friends hit the beach or the sweltering heat that almost makes wearing a suit to co-op a violation of the Geneva convention. No, this summer students are being forced [...]
The Department of Architecture and Interiors hosted its fourth annual design charrette April 1-4 in collaboration with Goody Clancy, the architectural firm working on Drexel’s campus master plan. In previous years, the charrette — a design challenge completed by teams of students over the course of a weekend — has focused on off-campus scenarios including [...]
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