Articles by Olivia Deng
Aug. 9, 2013
Univ. plans for hotel at 33rd and Chestnut
Plans are underway to build a new hotel at 33rd and Chestnut streets that will replace the University’s James E. Marks Intercultural Center. This project is expected to take two years to complete once board approval has been received and agreements have been signed.
Jul. 12, 2013
The recipe for racism
These fried chicken sandwiches are best enjoyed lounging on a veranda overlooking a plantation with a tall glass of melted butter.
Jun. 28, 2013
Profs. encouraged to reside locally
Andrew Eisenhart, associate director of international admissions at Drexel, is the proud new owner of a Spruce Hill home as of May 24. His purchase marked the Drexel Employee Home Purchase Assistance Program’s 20th closing.
Jun. 7, 2013
Scholarship app simplifies search
Christopher Gray, nicknamed the “Million Dollar Scholar” after securing $1.3 million in scholarships is a co-founder of Scholly, an Android and iPhone application designed to streamline the scholarship application process. His fellow Scholly co-founders are Nick Pirollo, a student at Drexel University, and Bryson Alef, a student at Amherst College. Scholly hit the market for Android and iPhone users May 11.
May. 24, 2013
Senior will bike across 14 states
A senior in Drexel’s College of Information Science and Technology will embark this summer on a bike trip across 14 states, stopping along the way to build houses with a nonprofit organization called Bike & Build.
Apr. 26, 2013
Robot expo inspires young scientists
Drexel University’s Bossone Research Center transformed into a hub where students, ranging from elementary school students to doctoral students, convened April 22 to present and look at robots that can move plastic rings, shoot basketballs, dance and perform music.
Apr. 5, 2013
MBA student starts technology-based nonprofit
James Johnson, a Drexel Master of Business Administration student, co-founded Tech2Educate with Tony Perry, a recent Temple University graduate.
Mar. 15, 2013
LeBow honors industry leader
Al West, the chairman and CEO of SEI Investments Co., was named the LeBow College of Business’ 59th Business Leader of the Year. In the past, LeBow has presented this award to recipients such as George W. Romney, president of American Motors Corp., and Gen. Douglas MacArthur.
Feb. 22, 2013
Projects earn NSF CAREER awards
Five Drexel University professors were named recipients of the National Science Foundation CAREER Award. The NSF CAREER Award was established to reward junior faculty members who have demonstrated excellent potential in research in their field. NSF’s Faculty Early Career Development Program awarded the professors a combined $2.2 million in funding for research and development.