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

David Kim joins Drexel Orchestra for concerto

The Drexel University Orchestra performed the first of its three annual concerts Nov. 23 in the Main Building’s Main Auditorium, led by conductor Rosalind Erwin. By no means a venue typically short on seating, the auditorium was packed with families and friends of the musicians. But the student players weren’t… Continued

Student calls for protest of Fry’s master plan

Our University prides itself on its enterprising spirit and cyclical campus expansion in an effort to make a greater name for itself. This is so characteristic that some joke said that Drexel is the nation’s oldest up-and-coming university. However, I see little to chuckle at in the newest development plans… Continued

Philly Mag hosts ThinkFest 2014

Although M. Night Shyamalan was billed as the event’s headliner, Drexel President John A. Fry’s Nov. 14 speech at Philadelphia Magazine’s third annual ThinkFest was the more immediate one, framing a future for West Philadelphia supported by the tenets of innovation, expansion and collaboration. “This is a place to go… Continued

Flint needs better shooting going forward

By the time Drexel men’s basketball head coach Bruiser Flint made his way to meet radio announcer Rob Brooks after Nov. 14’s 65-48 loss to the University of Colorado, he’d had enough of his sport coat. “I worked too hard tonight,” the animated head coach said with a laugh. “Too… Continued