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Campus & Community

A photo of Nina Henderson Provost M. Brian Blake, PhD, used to promote the Instagram contest in which students submitted photos of their favorite unique study spots on campus.

The Best Non-Study Places to Study on Drexel’s Campus

Nina Henderson Provost M. Brian Blake, PhD, held a contest on Instagram to encourage students to post a photo of the most creative study spaces on Drexel’s campus.
The Eagles Fly for Leukemia scholarship recipients alongside Drexel President John Fry. Photo by Mark Makela

From Cancer to Campus: The Eagles Scholarship Helping Dragons Soar

The Eagles Fly for Leukemia organization offers full-tuition scholarships to Drexel University to outstanding students who have survived pediatric cancer. For the recipients, it’s an unrivaled opportunity.
James Min, a health sciences major in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, says he enjoys the Rec Center because it helps him "release stress in a beneficial manner, which is important to me as a chronically stressed individual."

How the Drexel Rec Center Lined Up ‘The Balanced Project’

To spotlight the wellness and inclusion mission of Drexel University Recreational Athletics, the Drexel Recreation Center has released a new campaign featuring Dragons working on their physical, mental and emotional health.
Porcelain covered cup and saucer from the Meissen Porcelain Factory, c. 1815, Germany. Photo courtesy The Drexel Collection.

The Drinking Vessels of The Drexel Collection

The newest show in the Rincliffe Gallery is a student-curated exhibition dedicated to showing off drinking vessels in The Drexel Collection.
The facade of the new Korman Center addition.

Take Your First Peek at the New Korman Center

The Korman Center addition opened to the public last week with new study spaces available for students studying before finals week.
Heard Around Campus

Heard Around Campus — November

November was a busy month on campus, and even more will happen in the next month. Here’s what faculty and staff need to know as they look ahead.

The Dornsife Center's Thanksgiving celebration

Dornsife Community Dinner Welcomes All for Special Thanksgiving Meal

The feast brought together a standing-room-only crowd of community members in a packed tent to share in the holiday spirit.
A map of smoke-free areas on Drexel's University City Campus.

Drexel Creates Smoke-Free Spaces on University City Campus

A number of areas on Drexel’s University City Campus have now been designated smoke-free zones, thanks to a senior project from a School of Public Health graduate student.

Drexel President John Fry speaking at the town hall Nov. 16.

After Detailing Drexel’s ‘Rapid Change’ at Town Hall, President Fry Looks Ahead

At a town hall for faculty and staff, Drexel President John Fry outlined what has been done at the University in recent years to better prepare it for the future.
The trees outside of the Paul Peck Alumni Center.

Drexel Lights Up for National Epilepsy Awareness Month

For the month of November, Drexel’s University City Campus will feature trees lit up with purple lights for National Epilepsy Awareness Month.
Writers Room members during their NEA Big Read launch event at the Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships, September 2016.

Writers Room Breaks in New Campus Space with Canon Photography Partnership
 

Drexel University’s Writers Room, a College of Arts and Sciences initiative within the Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships, will introduce its first satellite location on campus this fall. Located on the first floor of MacAlister Hall, it will serve as the anchor location for a new program created in partnership with Canon Solutions America Inc. to promote literacy and life skills.

A plate of traditional Thanksgiving food.

Skip Cooking for Thanksgiving This Year — With Help from the EAT Cafe

Philadelphia’s first pay-what-you-can Café is offering delicious take-out side dish and dessert options for Thanksigiving as a fundraiser to support its mission of feeding the hungry.
Drexel students celebrating the launch of the University's new fundraising campaign

Academics, Co-op, Research Benefit as Campaign Goes Public

Drexel University has officially embarked on the most ambitious fundraising campaign in University history.