Rare crowdsurfing at Dennis Novack Experience performance
Category: Arts & Culture
Q+A: The Sights and Smells of Creative Arts Therapies in Virtual Reality
Girija Kaimal, EdD, an associate professor in Drexel’s College of Nursing and Health Professions, and Susan Magsamen, executive director at IAM Lab, part of the Pedersen Brain Science Institute at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine discuss their research of the use of virtual reality with the inclusion of a fragrance in creative arts therapy.
Q+A: Are NFTs Changing the Business of Art, or Making a Parody of It?
Whether they are just the latest iteration of cryptocurrency speculation, or a revolutionary financial development for creators, nonfungible tokens (NFTs) have undeniably spurred a great deal of conversation about the nature and possibility of a new currency system.
Tricks and Treats for Upcycling Halloween Pumpkins with Drexel’s Food Lab
Jonathan Deutsch, PhD, a professor in the Department of Food and Hospitality Management in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, and Rachel Sherman, project coordinator of the Food Lab – the College’s culinary innovation lab, shared their ideas for upcycling decorative Halloween pumpkins.
Q+A: Take ‘Me’ Out to the Ballgame — How FOX Sports Is Filling Stadiums with Virtual Fans During the Pandemic
Baseball is back, but COVID-19 is keeping fans safely at home. To help television audiences adjust to the new normal during the pandemic-shortened baseball season, some teams are seating cardboard cutouts of their fans, for […]
Q+A: A Sonic Makeover — How Visual Effects Artists Fixed the Famous Hedgehog’s Look After Fans’ Outcry Delayed His Movie Debut
When Paramount Pictures released the trailer for its “Sonic the Hedgehog” movie last summer the response to the live- action/computer-generated imagery adaptation of the popular video game was not good, to say the least. So […]
Haunting a House: Drexel’s VR Experts Help to Raise the Dead at Philly’s Newest Halloween Attraction
This month people who love getting scared will have another option for getting their frights in Philadelphia. With some help from researchers and students in Westphal College’s Immersive Research Lab, renowned performance art and dance […]
Expanding Access to a History Museum’s Treasures
Written by Drexel University President John Fry and published in The Philadelphia Inquirer, this piece focuses on how taking charge of the Philadelphia History Museum’s collections stays true to Drexel’s mission. When the Philadelphia History […]
PICTURE THIS: The Standouts From Drexel’s Annual Fashion Show
Drexel senior and graduate fashion design students displayed their use of 3-D design, handcrafted macramé, silk embellishments and some sustainably sourced materials at Urban Outfitters corporate headquarters in the Navy Yard on June 1. Twenty-six […]
Drexel Chefs Offer A Green Bean Casserole Twist
Green bean casserole is a Thanksgiving staple, but you might be surprised to learn that the crunchy recipe is less than 70 years old. Drexel alumna Dorcas Reilly ’47, who died at age 92 in […]