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  • Architecture student, part of Drexel Design Team, wins Most Innovative Design Award

    April 15, 2014

    Architecture student Katrina Conners, part of Drexel Design Team, wins Most Innovative Design Award in the 2014 Charles Pankow Foundation Competition.
  • Nina Rappaport: Deep Decoration/New Structural Design

    April 10, 2014

    ARFAA lecture series presents Nina Rappaport: Deep Decoration/New Structural Design.
  • Noted Arts Researcher Alan Brown

    April 4, 2014

    The graduate Arts Administration program will host distinguished arts researcher, Alan Brown, as a Rankin Scholar in Residence on Monday, April 28.
  • Delivering Smiles with ConKerr

    April 4, 2014

    Westphal’s Fashion Design and Graphic Design programs partner with ConKerr Cancer to comfort children with life-changing illnesses.
  • Fox Historic Costume Collection

    April 4, 2014

    One of the oldest research collections in the United States, Drexel’s collection of more than 12,000 fashionable garments, accessories, textiles, and related ephemera has been renamed The Robert and Penny Fox Historic Costume Collection, in honor of a million dollar commitment from Robert (Hon. ’13) and Penny Fox (Hon. ’13).
  • Illustrating with Ink

    April 4, 2014

    Artist Bil Donovan will give a lecture and demonstration on fashion illustration employing ink.
  • ARFAA Lecture: Nina Rappaport

    April 4, 2014

    The Department of Architecture & Interiors will host a free-to-the-public presentation by accomplished critic, curator, and historian Nina Rappaport on Thursday, April 10.
  • Sony Student Ambassador

    April 4, 2014

    If you are a Drexel student who revels in sharing the latest technology with others, a Sony promotions position might be the right part-time employment or Co-op opportunity for you.
  • World Press Photo Exhibition

    April 4, 2014

    An impressive cross-section of the world’s most dynamic and outstanding photojournalism will be up at Drexel University's Leonard Pearlstein Gallery in an exhibition of award-winning photos from the 57th annual World Press Photo competition.
  • Neiman Marcus' Ken Downing

    April 4, 2014

    The definitive arbiter of fashion for Neiman Marcus, Ken Downing, will make a return visit to the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design on Friday, April 11.
  • Architecture Alums in Drexel's 'Forty Under Forty'

    April 3, 2014

    Architecture alums, Robert and Kelly Gibb Piasecki are featured in Drexel Magazine's 'Forty Under Forty.'
  • Battlefest is Coming

    March 21, 2014

    In MAD Dragon Records’ upcoming Battlefest, four bands representing markedly different genres of music will play head-to-head in a circle that will surround the audience.
  • Graphic Design Students Celebrate Pennsylvania Ballet

    March 21, 2014

    As part of the anniversary celebration of 50 years of rich history at the Pennsylvania Ballet, Graphic Design students recently designed and installed an exhibit of artifacts, text, photographs and costumes in 22 display cases in the Library’s first floor West Gallery.
  • Cycles of the Future

    March 21, 2014

    Product Design Prof. Mark Hjeltness’ Motorcycle History and Design class spent 10 weeks conceptualizing, designing and modeling ultra-cool, high-performance bikes that might just be seen in showrooms in the future.
  • Pursue a Passion or Refine a Professional Skill

    March 21, 2014

    Through an exciting new program open to the public, you don’t have to be a Drexel student to engage with faculty at the top of their creative fields. Take an art or design course, or develop a technical skill, through Westphal College’s non-credit Enrichment and Professional course offerings, which cater to diverse learners of all backgrounds.
  • First Pong, Now Tetris

    March 21, 2014

    Game Art & Production Professor Dr. Frank Lee is following up last year’s world record-setting game of “Pong” with an even bigger feat of video game hacking for Philly Tech Week’s opening celebration on April 4.
  • Performance Charrette

    March 21, 2014

    Drexel students from a variety of majors will spend the first weekend in April locked in an intense, interdisciplinary design collaboration to create an experimental performance piece based on the distinctive style of Italian Fashion Designer Sonia Biacchi.
  • World Premiere: Kun-Yang Lins’ Be/Longing

    March 21, 2014

    One of the country’s foremost contemporary Asian-American dance companies, Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers will open its 2014 home season with the world premiere of Be/Longing: Light/Shadow at Drexel’s Mandell Theater (33rd and Chestnut Sts.) on Friday, March 21, 8 p.m. and Saturday, March 22, 3 p.m. and 8 p.m.
  • Drexel Garners Top Gaming Rankings from The Princeton Review

    March 21, 2014

    The Princeton Review’s recently published report of the “Top 25 Schools to Study Game Design” ranked Drexel’s undergraduate Gaming program fourth in the nation, and the graduate Gaming program at sixth, the highest ranked program in our region.
  • Philadelphia Inquirer Reviews "Raw to Refined" Exhibit

    March 10, 2014

    Philadelphia Inquirer art critic Edith Newhall reviewed the Leonard Pearlstein Gallery's "Raw to Refined" exhibit in the newspaper's March 9 edition.
  • Tri-State Sustainability Symposium

    March 7, 2014

    The Delaware Valley Green Building Council (DVGBC) will be hosting the Tri-State Sustainability Symposium at Temple University on Friday, March 7th.
  • Performance Charrette: Interwoven

    March 5, 2014

    Our 5th annual Performance Charrette brings together Dance, Digital Media, Photography, Film, Fashion Design, Entertainment & Arts Management and, actually all Drexel students for a weekend of intensive, interdisciplinary, multimedia performance and design collaboration to solve challenges within given parameters.
  • Westphal Students Participate in First Ever Fashion "Descience" Competition

    March 5, 2014

    We are proud to announce that five of our current Fashion Design students and three Fashion Design alumni were chosen to participate in the very first Descience Runway 2014 competition, competing with 53 others design teams from around the world.
  • Meet Our 2014 Macy's Fashion Incubator Designer-in-Residence

    March 5, 2014

    Fashion Design graduate program alumna Rebeca Imperiano Lucena Porto (’13) has been chosen for the 2014 team of Designers-in-Residence at Macy’s Philadelphia Fashion Incubator, succeeding Fashion Design alumna Annina King (’05) as Drexel’s representative designer in the program.
  • Flamenco Festival Begins at Drexel

    March 5, 2014

    The Philadelphia Flamenco Festival kicks into high gear this week with the presentation of three new works choreographed by Flamenco innovator Rosario Toledo.
  • Creating a Perfect Place to Play

    March 5, 2014

    For the past two years, Interior Design program director Debra Ruben has a led a participatory design seminar, working with McMichael School teachers, staff and Drexel engineering students, advised by Prof. Franco Montalto, to address the playground’s physical and aesthetic challenges, and their solutions address water management issues.
  • Participate in Drexel's Research Day 2014

    March 5, 2014

    All Westphal students are invited and strongly encouraged to participate in Research Day – the University’s annual celebration of research, innovation, scholarship and creativity. Research Day 2014 will take place at the Daskalakis Athletic Center on Thursday, April 10.
  • Timmy Graham: Art from the Fourth Dimension

    March 5, 2014

    Fulbright scholar and local artist Timmy Graham’s mathematical and scientific approach to art is evident in his twelve-foot oil paintings, which vibrate with saturated color and a complex overlaying of sexual-spiritual imagery.
  • Graduate TV Management Program to Launch Online

    March 5, 2014

    The Paul F. Harron Television Management graduate program will launch a new online version of the program in fall 2015, offering a 49-credit M.S. degree designed to educate and develop forward-thinking television and new media industry leaders, with a course of study that’s designed to be convenient for working professionals.
  • Faculty in the News: Sherman Aronson

    March 1, 2014

    Sherman Aronson, Adjunct Associate Professor and Thesis advisor is having a show of his recent digital art prints at the High Point Cafe in the Allens Lane Station.