Regular essays you’ve come to expect in every issue.

John Fry

The View from Main

Over and over, Drexel graduates tell us they look back on their co-op experience as a watershed event of their university years: the invaluable interviewing pro... Read More
Sonja Sherwood

Cha-cha-cha Changes

It’s fall — as I write this the new term has started, and as usual no one can find their classrooms in Curtis Hall. We have a big freshman class this year — ... Read More

Cliff Hanger

Ted Daeschler, curator of vertebrate zoology at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University and a professor in the College of Arts and Scienc... Read More


Disappointed Doesn’t ‘Cover’ It I was sorely disappointed when I saw that the cover of the 40 Under 40 issue only featured men — all men in STEM and “manly” ... Read More
Sepia image of women lunging

Co-Ed Competitors

This 1904 photo taken in the fourth-floor gymnasium of Drexel’s Main Building shows that physical education was part of the curriculum for men and wom... Read More
Sonja Sherwood

Footnote to a Photo

Soon after the “40 Under 40” edition mailed, I received a handful of letters, most of which are printed on the opposite page. What’s with the cover? everyo... Read More
John Fry

The View From Main

So often we see proof of the maxim that Drexel graduates journey into the world and make a real difference in people’s lives, with some of the most recent inspi... Read More
glass-blown model of a soft coral in the family Alcyoniidae

Art of the Abyss

Clockwise from top: A soft coral in the family Alyconiidae, an Argonaut (also known as a pelagic octopus), sea anenome, sea anenome (single), leopard slug In ... Read More