Biology junior found deceased

Junior biology student Kirsten Vannix was found deceased in her off-campus apartment May 22. The cause of death has yet to be confirmed. “University officials have reached out to Kirsten’s family and expressed the sincere condolences of the Drexel community,” Donna Murasko, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences,… Continued

Sport Management Director Passes Away

Dave O’Brien, former director of athletics, sports law scholar and director of the sport management program in the Goodwin College of Professional Studies at Drexel University, passed away March 1 at the age of 57 after a long battle with cancer. O’Brien was a mentor, role model, educator and father… Continued

Graphic design prof. passes away

Eric Zempol, a published author, award-winning designer and adjunct professor in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, died Jan. 25 from complications due to pneumonia. He was 43. “Eric was a true Drexel enthusiast and a dedicated teacher,” Allen Sabinson, dean of Westphal, wrote to students. “His… Continued

English professor DeLancey dies

F. Elaine DeLancey, associate professor in Drexel’s Department of English and Philosophy, died July 16 in her home. She taught courses in American and African-American literature and in the past had served as the director of the African-American studies and women’s studies programs. DeLancey was the founding editor of “BMa:… Continued