Dance as a Healing Art: Performance Pairs Drexel Dance Majors with Local Students with Cerebral Palsy

Haley Robinson has spent every Tuesday evening over the past six months dancing with William “Billy” Geilfuss. Although Billy isn’t able to say hello or wave to her – in the traditional sense – when she arrives, she can sense his excitement in the way his face lights up. 


Chef Jose Garces Teams Up with Drexel to Offer Students Co-op Opportunities

Jose Garces

If you want to eat at a great restaurant, you go to one owned by one of the nation’s leading chefs and restaurateurs, Chef Jose Garces. If you want to learn from one of the greats, you work at his company. Students in Drexel University’s Center for Hospitality and Sport Management now have that opportunity. 


Twin Drexel Students Bring Home Goldwater Scholarships

Rishon and Alex Benjamin

Their parents joke that they're almost "the same person." So it's only natural that the year after Rishon Benjamin won a Goldwater Scholarship, his twin brother, Alex, won one as well.


Four years after suicide attempt, Drexel student works to erase mental-health stigma

Drew Bergman speaking to a class

Drew Bergman knows that you’re wearing an invisible backpack right now. And so is the person next to you or across from you, and so are your friends and family.



  • For the second year, Drexel Magazine congratulates some of the University's most interesting, entrepreneurial and creative young graduates. This year's group of '40 Under 40' alumni include an Olympic athlete, an Oscar winner, a hero of the Special Forces, a lawyer fighting for social justice, a brain injury victim bicycling for other survivors, scientists, startup leaders and many others who have built impressive lives since they last wore the blue and gold.

  • Scientists were surprised to find that a fossil bone found in 2012 was an exact match -- the missing puzzle piece -- to another broken fossil bone found in the 19th century that was the only one of its kind. Now they know the animal it came from, Atlantochelys mortoni, was one of the largest sea turtle species that ever lived.

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Arts & Athletics

April 1 through 20

Timmy Graham, 'Father of the Fourth Dimension'

Leonard Pearlstein Gallery, URBN Center Annex

Philadelphia-born artist Timmy Graham's painting style, which he calls "The Fourth Dimension," uses math and science to organize color and content. A series of 13 outsized paintings will be on display during his first solo exhibition. The Pearlstein Gallery is free and open to the public Tuesday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

April 23 / 6 PM

2014 Drexel Basketball Banquet

World Café Live, 3025 Walnut St.

Come celebrate Drexel's 2013-14 men's and women's basketball teams. Purchase tickets by April 18. Cost is $50 per person or $35 for students and season-ticket holders.

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