Research ‘dream teams’ announced

Two medical research “dream teams” were announced July 30 as a result of the partnership formed Nov. 13, 2013, between Drexel, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. The teams will be comprised of members of the three institutions, and each team will receive a $250,000… Continued

New cancer drug to fight metastasis

Drexel College of Medicine researchers Alessandro Fatatis and Joseph Salvino have developed a compound that helps prevent the metastatic spread of certain cancers, such as breast cancer and prostate cancer. Metastatic cancers are cancers that find a way to spread from one organ to another, and many are incurable. They… Continued

W. soccer has fleet of freshmen

Oscar Wilde supposedly said that youth is wasted on the young. Ray Goon certainly hopes that isn’t the case. Goon, head coach of the Drexel women’s soccer team, is bringing in eight freshmen for this upcoming season, pairing a massive influx of young talent with an already-young team. Last season,… Continued

Golf coach Dynda recognized by Philly Magazine

As far as the Drexel golf team is concerned, the future just keeps looking brighter. The team’s head coach, Mike Dynda, was named the best golf pro in Philadelphia in the August edition of Philadelphia magazine this past week. It is his second Philadelphia-based award of recognition since he began… Continued

The Graduates

“It is not easy to be a pioneer — but oh, it is fascinating! I would not trade one moment, even the worst moment, for all the riches in the world.” — Elizabeth Blackwell, the first woman to receive a medical degree in the United States The Photograph that Started… Continued

Provost to step down in coming fall

Provost Mark Greenberg is stepping down as an administrator  this September after 35 years of service to Drexel University. While he is retiring from his executive position, he will be transitioning to a professorship and provost emeritus after taking a year off. Greenberg is one of the most well-known administrators… Continued

Crime rate steady even with casino

Drexel criminal justice professor Lallen T. Johnson and Temple University criminal justice department chair Jerry H. Ratcliffe published a study June 30 that concluded that the SugarHouse Casino, built amid controversy in 2010 in the Fishtown neighborhood of Philadelphia, has had negligible effect on crime in the area. The research… Continued

Baker named new W. basketball assistant

Michelle Baker never thought she would be a basketball coach. She grew up in Wilmington, Del., and as the daughter of two former varsity athletes, picked up basketball so early in life that she can hardly remember when it all started. “It was just kind of what we did,” Baker… Continued