Topic: Drexel University
Are Cities Ready for a Manufacturing Renaissance?
As a new industrial transition hits the U.S., Drexel’s Metro Finance head lays out how Philly and other cities can capitalize on the boom
Can Local Colleges Please Just Work Together?
A long-time university president calls on Philly’s higher education institutions to collaborate to better serve the needs of Philadelphia students.
Guest Commentary: A Green Agenda for the Next Mayor
Safer, healthier and more environmentally equitable neighborhoods are key to Philly’s future success. Here’s what a group of local organizations say our next mayor must do
The Citizen Recommends: Trombonist Brent White’s Broken Toy
A novelist and Penn professor reflects on the healing and restorative power of the Philly composer’s work, which he’s performing at Drexel Wednesday
2023 Is the Year of the Local
With the federal government in disarray, Drexel’s Metro Finance head predicts cities — and those who live, work and manage them — will be the key to economic growth next year.
The Equity Test
The Enterprise Center, Equity Alliance and Drexel’s Nowak Metro Finance Lab have co-created a plan to revive small, minority-owned businesses on Philly’s 52nd Street Corridor. Here’s why it matters
SEPTA’s Success Story
The transit agency’s experiment with free Anywhere Passes for employees at three institutions has been a rousing success. Now, Philly 3.0’s engagement director says, it’s ready to go big
The Rising Threat to Homeowners
One quarter of all home sales in Philly are to corporate investors, not residents. Drexel’s Metro Finance Director joins the Reinvestment Fund in laying out why that matters — and what can be done to stem the tide