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Libraries Identify Priorities for Future

Drexel University Libraries is transforming into a learning enterprise. As this transformation continues, new strategic directions have emerged to set priorities for the Libraries’ future.

Libraries’ Going National with Apple Computers Event joins Campus Community in a Conversation about Technology and Education

On Thursday, November 10, 2011 Drexel University Libraries welcomed nearly 100 students, faculty, alumni, staff and friends to Going National with Apple Computers, a film screening and panel discussion centered around the introduction of the 1984 Macintosh computer to the Drexel campus.

The documentary film, Going National, chronicles the innovative Microcomputer Project. Drexel was the first university that required all incoming students to purchase a Macintosh 128K personal computer. Directed by Dave Jones, Ph.D., dean of Pennoni Honors College, the film captures a unique moment in Drexel’s history.

“There was an excitement around the campus,” Dean Jones said in the discussion following the film, “I liked what [the Microcomputer Project] was doing to Drexel.”

IEEE President Calls for Engineering Education Transformation

Dr. Moshe Kam, 2011 President and CEO of IEEE, the world’s largest technical professional association, says engineering education must undergo significant transformation in the next decade to continue to push innovation forward, or global economic expansion will slow. Kam believes engineers of all disciplines need a deeper understanding of computing and networking, cross-disciplinary education, and sharper analytical skills.


What resources did the Senior Design team that won the 2009 Competition 2009 find useful?

CoE held its 2009 Senior Design Competition June 3, 2009 in the Mitchell Auditorium. All graduating CoE students are required to complete a Senior Design project, teaching students the engineering design process from conception to production. Eight teams competed for first place but Dr.

What resources the Senior Design Team used that Win $75,000 Phase II EPA Funding?

The senior design team of Eric Eisele, Courtney Reid, Dan Pugh, Sarah Byrnes, and Charlie Woods was awarded a Phase II People, Prosperity, and Planet Award from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).  See Senior Design Team wins EPA funding for more details.

Eric and his team used several Library resources over a period of time.  These include:

Senior Design Team Wins $75,000 Phase II EPA Funding

The award-winning senior design project, “Cool Roof Coatings Utilizing Glass Hollow Microspheres for Improved Solar Reflectance,” increases the reflectance of cool roof coatings while cutting raw material costs.

Student Life Symposium on Sustainability and Social Justice

The Student Life Symposium on Sustainability and Social Justice hosted by the Division of Student Life Professional Development, Sustainability and Social Justice Committees will be held on Tuesday, May 12, 2009, from 11:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. in Behrakis Grand Hall, Creese Student Center (32nd and Chestnut Streets).

See: Student Life Symposium on Sustainability and Social Justice

Recycling, Drexel and YOU!


Thursday, February 26, 2009
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Creese GSDC Conf Room D

What does Drexel recycle?

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