Drexel Neuroscientist Joins DARPA Project to Restore Memory Function to People with Brain Injuries

Joshua Jacobs, PhD, an assistant professor in Drexel University’s School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems is a key contributor in a multi-center $22.5 million, four-year effort to develop technologies for using brain stimulation to help people recover their ability to encode and retrieve memories. 


Student's World Cup Trip Serves as Chance to Meet Family Members in Brazil for First Time

Posing with soccer team poster

For this year’s FIFA World Cup, more Americans bought tickets to see the games than people from any other nation except for Brazil, the host country. Patrick LaFata was one of those Americans who scooped up seats to the international sporting event, but he received a unique two-for-one deal with his trip to São Paolo, Brazil’s largest city.


Can Insects Be Art? In Exhibit Coming to the Academy, They Are

Colorful insects

For some people, the idea of playing with insects may not sound too appealing. But for Christopher Marley, insects are a vibrant artistic medium. 


Studying Schools Abroad for Deeper Understanding at Home: School of Education Makes Connections in China

Chinese classroom

Drexel’s connections with China include institutional partnerships, a summer trip for the men’s basketball team and a Drexel alumnus in the president’s chair at a new university in Shanghai. And you can add another to that list: A growing set of School of Education professors is studying, collaborating, and sharing research with educators in China.



  • 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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