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Happy April Fools' Day!

If you like your humor historical and your pranks in print, then check out our online exhibition, Acute Angles: A Survey of Satire in the Triangle.

Acute Angles exhibition logo

The exhibition highl

Newman Center: first question of the spring quarter

Newman Center, 1979Newman Center, 1979

A student seeking an elevation of the Newman Center was the winner of the coveted "first walk-in reference question of the term" contest.  His prize?  A free jpeg of the photograph of his choice, conveniently e-mai

RIP Eddie Burke, Men's Basketball Coach 1977-1991

We were saddened to learn of the death on Monday of Eddie Burke, men's basketball coach at Drexel from 1977-1991. Coach Burke's teams won 205 games in his 14 seasons, including the win over Hofstra in the 1986 East Coast Conference championship game. That victory earned the team its first NCAA tournament appearance.

Feast of St. Katharine Drexel

March 3 is the Feast of St. Katharine Drexel, niece of Anthony J.

Happy Birthday MacIntosh!

Today is the 25th birthday of the Apple MacIntosh. Drexel students were among the first users of the little machine that revolutionized personal computing back in January 1984. Drexel was the first university to require its students to own and operate a personal computer, a story told in Professor D.B. Jones's film Going National, available at the University Archives.

Hillel at Drexel, Past and Present

Drexel Hillel, 1979Drexel Hillel, 1979

Meara Lebovitz of Drexel Hillel recently visited the University Archives to research the history of Jewish students at Drexel.

Department of Performing Arts records now available for researchers

Wallace Heaton leads students in song

by Holly Frisbee

The records of the Department of Performing Arts have been processed and are ready for research use.

This collection consists of photos and administrative documents from the

Photo Contest Now Online

The photo contest we told you about in our last post is now online as a slideshow! Click on the title of this post to see the slideshow.

It's not too late to enter the contest! Guess what sites are featured in the photographs and win a print of your favorite photo from the Drexel University Archives.

New Drexel History Exhibit and Contest

The Drexel University Archives presents a new exhibit on the lower level of Hagerty Library.

Japanese art book collection available in the Archives

by Katelyn Wolfrom

Attention, students of Art, Japanese Studies and World History! Drexel's Japanese art book collection now ready for viewing in the Drexel University Archives!

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