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Campus & Community

A rendering of what the future Korman Quad will look like.

Making Sustainability Part of the Design of Korman Quad

Some of the renovations surrounding Korman Quad will make the space greener and more sustainable than ever before.
Dr. Lois Margaret Nora

American Board of Medical Specialties President to Deliver College of Medicine Commencement Address

Lois Margaret Nora, MD, JD, MBA, president and CEO of the American Board of Medical Specialties, will address the Drexel University College of Medicine class of 2017 during Commencement on May 19 at the Kimmel Center.
Heard Around Campus

Heard Around Campus — April

This past month, Drexel was all about spring cleaning, whether the University was being nationally recognized for recycling efforts or creating a faculty-designed glossary breaking down confusing academic assessment jargon.
Drexel President Parke R. Kolbe, PhD, and Mrs. Kolbe by the lake at Drexel Lodge in 1935. Photo courtesy University Archives.

The Drexel Country Getaway You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

If you were at Drexel from the 1930s to the early 1990s, you could have mingled with students, faculty and staff at the Drexel Lodge, a country estate owned by the University for recreational purposes.
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Drexel’s Harris M. Steinberg Chosen to Chair Mayor Kenney’s Historic Preservation Task Force

 

Today, as development pressures rub up against time-honored city neighborhoods, Philadelphia is seeking new ways to carefully manage the twin goals of growth and preservation. With this in mind, Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney decided it is time to rethink how Philadelphia preserves its historic resourcesand to help spearhead these efforts, he appointed Drexels Harris M. Steinberg, FAIA, director of the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, to chair a new Historic Preservation Task Force.  
President John Fry speaking at a panel at the Barnes Foundation.

Panel: President Fry Predicts a ‘Tidal Wave’ of Change for Universities

At a panel discussion of five local higher education leaders at the Barnes Foundation on April 20, Drexel President John Fry spoke about the role colleges and universities play in Philadelphia’s growth — and the future of higher education.
Health & Wellness Fair

Stress Balls, Gut Checks and Blood Pressure Tests: Photo Recap of Drexel’s 8th Annual Health & Wellness Fair

Drexel University’s eighth annual Health & Wellness Fair was recently held to give faculty and professional staff a chance to focus on their emotional, physical and financial well-being.

A cupcake display at last year's Relay for Life event on campus.

At Relay for Life, Drexel Students to Walk for a Cancer Cure

This year’s benefit for the American Cancer Society is looking to improve on last year’s event, which raised $17,800 and featured 230 participants.

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The Beauty of the Drexel Co-op Highlighted in Annual Photo Contest

The winners of the annual Steinbright Co-op Photo Contest were recently announced, showcasing the best views of the Drexel co-op that the students had to offer.

This year's class of Drexel Fulbright awardees. From left to right, top row: Carli Moorhead, Claudia Gutierrez, Emily Lurier and Gregory Niedt. From left to right, bottom row: Kaitlin Thaker, Shawn Joshi, Vaughn Shirey, Wen-kuni Ceant.

Record-Breaking Eight Drexel Dragons Named Fulbright Grantees

Eight students and alumni from Drexel were offered grants from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program this year.
The lab's conference room is surrounded by glass walls in the middle of the student workstations.

New Research Labs Foster Collaboration at Drexel’s 3101 Market St.

Professors in the College of Engineering and the LeBow College of Business worked with architects to design a shared research laboratory space that would encourage collaboration between themselves and their students.
Alexandra Pickens on her co-op at a public school in India.

How to Make the Most of Your Drexel Co-op

The co-op is an essential part of a typical Drexel education, but the process can raise a lot of questions. DrexelNow sought the advice of four co-op veterans, who weighed in with tips on the interview process, overcoming hurdles and leaving employers with a good impression.
Mark Greenberg, PhD, left, former provost and senior vice president of academic affairs, pictured with Scott Gabriel Knowles, PhD, interim department head and associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, during a discussion for the free public lecture series last term.

Drexel Anniversary Public Lectures Announced for Spring

Drexel’s free public lecture series will continue to highlight the University’s 125th anniversary year when the series starts up again this spring term.