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

Panel talks on Obamacare after Republican take over

A panel of three experts in the healthcare field gathered Nov. 6 in the Thomas R. Kline School of Law to discuss “Obamacare After the Election: Apocalypse or Resurrection” with about 25 students and professors, who were scattered comfortably in the lecture room. Public health-care law played an important role… Continued

USGA President Taylor Collins steps down

Taylor Collins resigned early from her role as president of Drexel’s Undergraduate Student Government Association effective Oct. 23. Kevin Murray, the vice president of the USGA, was internally elected to the role of president to serve until the spring quarter in 2015 and James Gordon, the Engagement and Operations Assembly… Continued

President’s Awards honor esteemed faculty and staff

Drexel University celebrated the eighth annual President’s Awards Nov. 3. The event honors faculty and staff who contribute to the richness and diversity of the Drexel community, and acknowledges those who enable the University to fulfill its mission and achieve its goals. There are three award categories: excellence, intercultural engagement… Continued