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It’s Time to Call Bullshit on Innovation

What he remembers most, he says, is the afterglow. Last winter, Drexel professor Brent Luvaas introduced a new course at the university called “Digital Detox.” […]

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Foobooz

Some Big National Names Are Coming to the 2019 Philly Chef Conference

The Philly Chef Conference has announced the presenter lineup for its 2019 conference, taking place on Sunday, March 10th and Monday, March 11th at Drexel University’s […]

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Foobooz

Eat Here Now: EAT Café in University City

Running a restaurant isn’t easy even in the best of circumstances. Running a restaurant where guests have the option to eat for free? That’s even harder. […]

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City Life

Philly-Born Space Explorer Set to Become First “Corporate Astronaut”

Philly could be repped all the way in outer space next year. Set to command what is scheduled to be NASA’s first launch of astronauts from […]

Property

A Study in Originality on Drexel’s Campus

College: good friends, mediocre to horrible food, reckless behavior. College touring: A newer circle in Dante’s Inferno. What started out with a father on a […]

Foobooz

Drexel Is Making Culinary School Mean Something Again

The initial Philly Chef Conference, back in 2014, was a pretty big deal. It was the first of its kind: a two-day event put together […]

Foobooz

Check Out the 2018 Philly Chef Conference Schedule

Last month, we reported that the 2018 Philly Chef Conference would be tackling some big topics, like sexism and harassment in the restaurant industry and […]

Foobooz

Upcoming Philly Chef Conference Takes on Sexism in the Industry

The Philly Chef Conference — the convening of national, regional, and local industry folk hosted by Drexel University — is returning to Philly in March […]

City Life

Pennsylvania AG Josh Shapiro: “Protecting Students Is a Must”

On Monday night, Drexel University’s Creese Student Center was the site of the second roundtable discussion in Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro’s ongoing series on […]

Business

Philly University Presidents Don’t Talk to Each Other—and That’s a Big Problem

When the Brookings Institution published a review of Philadelphia’s innovation district earlier this year, the report’s biggest recommendation was collaboration, hence its title, “Connect to […]

City Life

Work Officially Begins on Schuylkill Yards

Amid applause, and bracketed by a smooth jazz soundtrack before and after, the brains behind Schuylkill Yards officially got the mega-development off the ground today […]

Foobooz

Celebrate One Year of EAT Café, Philly’s Pay-What-You-Can Restaurant

When the concept was first announced, it seemed too good to be true: how could a full-service restaurant give its guests the option to sit down, […]

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City Life

Report: Russian Troll Farm Spread Drexel Prof’s Tweets

You’ve probably seen at least one of George Ciccariello-Maher’s tweets. The infamous Drexel University professor’s contentious content ranges from quips like “All I Want for […]

City Life

Disgraced Drexel Neurologist Slapped With Slew of Sex Crime Charges

The former head of Drexel University’s Department of Neurology faces a slew of sex crime charges after several former patients alleged that he had touched […]

Property

Hello, Amazon HQ2; Goodbye, Affordability (Assuming That Happens)

What would happen to house prices in Philadelphia if Amazon chooses it for its second headquarters? Watch Philly become New York in short order, says […]