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Drexel University Online Is a ‘Greenhouse’ in Preparing Drexel for the Future

Drexel is anticipating future demographic changes that will result in reduced demand for higher education degrees — and Drexel University Online is one key to weathering the challenge.

From left to right: Elisabeth Van Bockstaele, PhD, who was recently appointed vice provost for graduate education; Koren A. Bedeau, PhD, who will serve as interim vice provost for global engagement; and Shivanthi Annandan, PhD, who will serve as interim vice provost for undergraduate education.

Graduate College, Global Initiatives, Undergraduate Education Moves Announced

Drexel University's Provost announced updates on leadership positions in the Graduate College, Office of International Programs and on his staff.
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Drexel President John Fry Discusses His ‘Civic Pathway’ in Community-Based Learning Class

Drexel President John Fry recently stopped by a classroom with student and community learners, as well as visiting Mandela Fellows, to discuss his views and efforts with civic engagement.
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Drexel Sends Professor Lt. Col. Lawrence Camacho off in Style Following Army Retirement

Lt. Col. Lawrence Camacho will leave his post after serving as a Professor of Military Science and the head of the Military Science department at Drexel University since 2015.

Dana and David Dornsife together with Drexel representatives and the Lindy family cut the ribbon.

Drexel Purchases West Philadelphia Community Center to Expand Community Partnerships and Programming

Four years after the Dana and David Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships opened its doors to the Powelton and Mantua communities, Drexel University announced plans to expand the programming offered to the community with the purchase in June 2018 of the West Philadelphia Community Center.

Drexel Admissions professional staff volunteering at Arts Sphere, Inc.

This Month, Use Your Civic Engagement Leave Benefit to Volunteer at Our Closet

In the month of August, the Lindy Center for Civic Engagement is offering several opportunities for benefit-eligible employees to donate to or volunteer at several local community organizations.
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Heard Around Campus — July

Summertime in the city means looking forward for fall — and Drexel University is in the middle of some changes to greet the new academic year.
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The Secret Life of Postdocs, Vol. 1

In this Q&A between a Drexel interim vice provost, a faculty adviser and a former doctoral student, Dragons can learn more about postdoctoral opportunities and why they should be considered sooner rather than later.

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Briefly Noted: Campus News From Spring 2018

Check out what news and updates faculty and staff should be aware of from last term.
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Drexel Opens New Treatment Clinic for Eating Disorders and Weight Management

The WELL Clinic will provide evidence-based treatment for weight management, eating disorders and related conditions, all under one roof.

 

The Drexel Dragon posing with the University's cheer squad in the 1990 yearbook. Photo courtesy University Archives.

Hidden Treasures: The 90-Year Evolution of the Drexel Dragon

Drexel University’s mascot has changed a lot through the years ­— from an engineer to a dragon to a dragon named Mario.
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Employee Spotlight: College of Medicine Dean Daniel V. Schidlow, MD, and His Storied Life and Career

After eight successful years as dean of the College of Medicine, Daniel V. Schidlow, MD, looks ahead to a sabbatical — and looks back at his journey to Drexel University.
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Walter Cohen, Former Drexel College of Medicine Trustee and Medical College Chancellor

D. Walter Cohen, former Drexel College of Medicine trustee and Medical College chancellor, died Friday, June 29, at age 91.