The Ledger

An annotated introduction to Drexel.


Top Gun

It has been a good year for the Drexel Paintball Club, which in April became the No. 1 team in the country after winning the 2019 National Collegiat... Read More
a dance class

Philly’s Got Talent

On Oct. 6, the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design brought Philadelphians to their feet for an immersive public dance performance inside the Barnes Foun... Read More
Chris Ferguson

Final Frontier

Remember this cover from 2011? When we profiled Chris Ferguson (mechanical engineering ’84) in Drexel Magazine seven years ago, we thought we were writi... Read More

Shell Game

This distinctive tree snail is one of millions of specimens in the Malacology Collection of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University. The manus gree... Read More
ferrofluid on silicon wafer

Nano Art

This image — “Magnetostatic Spawn” by Aleks Labuda from Santa Barbara, California — depicts ferromagnetic particles suspended in a fluid and manipulated by... 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 Sciences, caught... 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 women from th... Read More
Mechanical Arts Students - black and white photo

Men at Work

This undated photo shows Mechanic Arts Department students working in the electrical laboratory in the early days of the Drexel Institute of Art, Scie... Read More
Main Building Auditorium

The Main Thing

Number of pipes in the Curtis organ, which in 1928 replaced a Haskell organ that had occupied the Main Building auditorium at the founding. Original... Read More