Team in locker room

Han Dynasty Owner Gives Drexel Men's Basketball Team a Taste of China

In preparation for its upcoming trip to China for a series of exhibition games, Drexel’s men’s basketball team received some expert coaching in Chinese culture from Han Chiang, well-known restaurateur and owner of seven Han Dynasty restaurants in Philadelphia and New York City.


Genevieve Dion Named 'Scientist of the Year' at 2014 Philadelphia Geek Awards

Genevieve Dion

Drexel University’s Genevieve Dion, an associate professor in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was named “Scientist of the Year” at the 2014 Philadelphia Geek Awards in recognition of her groundbreaking work in developing wearable technology.


Double Lives: Education Prof Jamie Callahan Dances to the Music

Jamie Callahan dancing

It takes a certain type of dancer to compete in West Coast Swing dance. It's a competition where you can't prepare for what you'll be judged on, but Jamie Callahan, a clinical professor in the School of Education, thrives on the surprise.


Building His Brand, One Blog Post at a Time

Ian Michael Crumm

This chapter of Ian Michael Crumm's life began about 18 months ago with a blog. Since then, he's developed a full-blown lifestyle brand that has spread throughout Philadelphia and into the rest of the country.



  • Drexel is frequently featured in local and national media for its innovation in education and research, and for the achievements of its students and faculty. Media often call on Drexel faculty to comment on current events. This video features highlights of Drexel's broadcast news coverage in 2013-2014.

  • The A.J. Drexel Autism Institute at Drexel University has developed a custom-outfitted van, called Mobile REACH, to extend autism outreach and clinical research activities into the community. This mobile clinic helps connect diverse communities in the Philadelphia region to raise awareness about autism, conduct research and promote access to services.

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Arts & Athletics

August 6 through September 28


Leonard Pearlstein Gallery, URBN Center Annex

Artist Jeremy Holmes makes his works by soaking long, thin wooden boards in water and bending them into abstract forms, then joining them together to form more complex configurations. His work will be on display during the Pearlstein Gallery’s summer hours of 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Wednesday through Sunday.

September 15

21st Annual Drexel Athletics Golf Classic

Scotland Run Golf Club, Williamstown, N.J.

The Drexel Athletics Golf Classic is an important source of support for the the University's athletic program and its student-athletes. This year's event will again support capital improvements in the athletics department. Space is limited, so sign up early. Registration is due Aug. 29.

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