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Four women involved with the WINS program gathered around their award certificate.

Academy's Women in Natural Sciences Program Wins White House Mentoring Award

The Women in Natural Sciences Program at the Academy of Natural Sciences has received the highest national mentoring award bestowed by the White House and the National Science Foundation (NSF), which comes with $10,000 to support its role in inspiring high school girls to pursue careers in STEM.
Heard Around Campus

Heard Around Campus — June

A lot happened on Drexel University’s campus during the month of June — and not just because of commencement.

Aroutis Foster, PhD, an associate professor in the School of Education who sat down for an episode of Drexel University Online's "Drexel's 10,000 Hours" podcast.

‘Drexel’s 10,000 Hours’ Starts Now

A new podcast from Drexel University Online aims to give Drexel faculty an informal, non-academic platform to discuss their work and their lives.
Employee Olympics

Employee Olympics IX Goes Bold: Baggo Victories, a Therapy Dog Family and a Fun Walk

Drexel University recently held its annual Employee Olympics event for faculty and staff to come together from all over the University to compete and support their colleagues in a variety of games and activities.
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Check out the New Public Safety Website Refresh

Drexel’s Department of Public Safety recently completed a website redesign to make it easier for find information related to safety and communication outreach.
The 2018 University-wide commencement ceremony ended with fireworks.

2018 Commencement Recap: Dragons, Fireworks and M. Night Shyamalan

Drexel University sent off its Class of 2018 with a special University-wide commencement ceremony held at Citizens Bank Park.
Drexel's 2018 University-wide commencement

Reliving Commencement Through Tweets

They came. They saw. They graduated. Here are some of the Drexel University community’s reactions to the 2018 University-wide commencement ceremony, held June 15 at Citizens Bank Park.
Drexel Writers Room

Writers Room Creates Community Through Stories, Photos With Canon Project

Drexel University’s Writers Room celebrated the release of the program’s fourth collective work, “Anthology,” and the culmination of its year-long, writer-in-residence program, TRIPOD.

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So Long, Graduates; Hello, Summer Fridays

It’s that time of year again: Summer Fridays are back for Drexel University faculty and staff, in appreciation for all of the hard work that these Dragons accomplish throughout the year.
The cap that Devin Williams, a design and merchandising student in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, decorated to win third place.

Capping it All Off: Winners Chosen for 2018 Commencement Cap Contest

For this year’s graduation, Drexel University held a contest for graduating students to show off their decorated caps in an Instagram contest.
Photo of a boy and a girl working on a science project

Drexel’s ExCITe Center Releases First National Study of K-12 Education Makerspaces

The ExCITe Center at Drexel University released Making Culture, the first in-depth examination of K-12 education makerspaces nationwide, revealing the significance of cultural aspects of making that enable learning.

Malcom Jenkins interacting with students at Young Dragons camp in 2016.

Malcolm Jenkins Foundation Expands Partnership with Drexel for Young Dragons Summer STEAM Camp

The Malcolm Jenkins Foundation is expanding its partnership with Drexel University’s Expressive and Creative Interaction Technologies (ExCITe) Center and Lindy Center for Civic Engagement  to offer a summer camp for local students to learn, experiment and experience the interplay between science, technology, engineering, arts, athletics and mathematics (STEAM).