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
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.
March 3 is the Feast of St. Katharine Drexel, niece of Anthony J.
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.
Meara Lebovitz of Drexel Hillel recently visited the University Archives to research the history of Jewish students at Drexel.
The University Archives will close at 3:00 pm on Wednesday 11/26 because of the Thanksgiving Holiday. Hagerty library closes at 5:00 p.m. We will resume our regular Wednesday evening hours on 12/3. Please come visit us then!
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
Have you ever wondered whom Disque Hall is named after? R. C. Disque (1883-1968) began working at Drexel in 1918. During his long and varied career at Drexel, he was the dean of faculty, head of the electrical engineering department and dean of the School of Engineering.
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.
The Drexel University Archives presents a new exhibit on the lower level of Hagerty Library.