Articles by Mary Carol Garrity
Nov. 17, 2017
Ground broken for Drexel Square, Schuylkill Yards
Drexel University and Brandywine Realty Trust broke ground on the Schuylkill Yards project at 3001 Market St. on the morning of Nov. 8, which marked the beginning of a $3.5 billion, multi-year project.
Nov. 3, 2017
Pressure Point series talks Kaepernick and Carlos
Another installment of the Pressure Point series, a “Conversation about Race and Sport,” was held Oct. 26 featuring panelists Kevin Blackistone, Patrick Hruby, Ivana F. Soto and Zach Spiker.
Oct. 27, 2017
Locke now a Community School
The Alain Locke School will be the 12th school to become a part of Philadelphia’s Community School Initiative as a result of funding from Drexel University’s West Philadelphia Promise Neighborhood grant.
Oct. 20, 2017
Battery Research could decrease fire risk
Drexel University researchers have made yet another breakthrough in energy storage technology, with a team publishing their design for a “solvent-free solid-state supercapacitor” in an American Chemical Society journal, Applied Materials & Interfaces.
Oct. 20, 2017
DU awarded Macy Foundation grant
Drexel University has been awarded a grant from the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation to enhance professionalism in the health care field.
Oct. 13, 2017
Vitamins during pregnancy make disability less likely
New research led by Drexel University shows that women who took multivitamins during pregnancy are less likely to have a child with autism and a co-occurring intellectual disability.
Oct. 6, 2017
Crime increases with heat, researchers say
Two researchers from Drexel University’s Dornsife School of Public Health found that rates of violent crime are higher on days with higher temperatures. Their research was recently published in the Journal of Urban Health.
Sep. 29, 2017
Drexel gives freshman ‘smart’ backpacks
Incoming freshmen received a “Welcome Week” treat during move-in weekend — a smart backpack that hasn’t hit the shelves yet.
May. 19, 2017
Online students receive ‘Commencement in a Box’
A packing party was held May 16 to assemble over 500 Commencement Boxes for online students that will not be able to attend graduation this year.
May. 5, 2017
Gruen photo exhibit rocks
From April 13 to May 26, an exhibit called the ROCKERS will be on display in the Westphal Colle ge of Media Arts & Design’s Leonard Pearlstein Gallery showcasing 124 photographs taken by famous American rock photographer, Bob Gruen.