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Campus & Community

"After the Wedding" by Julius L. Stewart was painted in 1880 and donated to Drexel University by the founder after his death. It supposedly features members of the Drexel family at a wedding between the founder's daughter and the artist's brother. Photo courtesy The Drexel Collection.

Hidden Treasures: The Drexel Family in The Drexel Collection

Drexel University founder Anthony J. Drexel’s likeness is depicted through art on campus — as well as the likeness of his family members.
Besides Drexel University,  Eric likes to "hang out" at the Philadelphia Classical Guitar Store at 2038 Sansom St.

Employee Spotlight: Eric Zillmer, Renaissance Man

Eric Zillmer, PsyD, Carl R. Pacifico Professor of Neuropsychology in the College of Arts and Sciences and Drexel University’s “AD” (athletics director), knows how to merge real-world experiences and classroom teaching ­­— and athletics and academia, or music and neuropsychology.
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Drexel Quarterly Now Online

Starting with the summer 2017 issue, Drexel Quarterly will be published as an e-newsletter, rather than a print publication.
Dan M. Filler, Kline Law Dean

Q&A With Kline School of Law Dean Daniel Filler

Halfway through his first year as dean, Daniel Filler opened up about his high hopes for the trajectory of the Kline School of Law, how the school is adapting to changes in legal education, and why it’s necessary to keep one eye on the present and one on the future.


Employee Olympics

Fun in the Sun at the Eighth Annual Employee Olympics

Drexel University held its Employee Olympics VIII on June 21.
Faculty Highlights

Faculty Highlights: Grants and Awards From Spring 2017

Drexel University faculty accomplished a lot in the spring term — here’s a sampling of the awards and grants they received, among other accolades.
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Briefly Noted: Campus News From Spring 2017

Catch up on the biggest stories and news that came out of Drexel these past few months.
A screenshot of some of the Drexel PaperClip stories on its website.

Drexel PaperClip: Stories for Students, by Students

A new app, Drexel PaperClip, presents a collection of student-written stories about their experiences at the University that can be read by prospective students.
The Drexel Institute of Art, Science and Industry's men's basketball team with dragons on their uniforms in the 1929 Lexerd yearbook. Photo courtesy University Archives.

Beyond 1928, Here Be Drexel Dragons

For almost 90 years, the University has been represented by a “Drexel Dragon,” which got a name — Mario the Magnificent! — 20 years ago.
"Portrait of Anthony J. Drexel" (1860) by Josef Bergenthal, as it was hung in Anthony J. Drexel's house in 1893 (L) and in the President's Office in Main Building in 2017 (R).

Founder Anthony J. Drexel's Art on Campus — and at Home

Much of the art found on campus today used to hang in founder Anthony J. Drexel’s home, as he bequeathed much of his personal art collection to the Drexel Institute of Art, Science and Industry upon his death.
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Heard Around Campus — June

Catch up on the biggest news for Drexel faculty and professional staff that came out in the month of June.
Drexel President John Fry, right, with Saxbys CEO Nick Bayer.

At Second Saxbys Café, Experiential Learning Finds a New Home

Saxbys opened its second student-run coffee shop on campus this week in the Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building, making the company’s relationship with the Drexel community even stronger.