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In Photos: A Wet But Inspiring Eagles Autism Challenge

Despite heavy downpours at points during the morning, thousands turned up for the Eagles Autism Challenge to support research at the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute.
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Penn State Erie Engineering Turns to Drexel Vice Provost for New Leadership

Timothy P. Kurzweg, PhD, vice provost for undergraduate education, will be leaving Drexel to serve as Penn State Behrend's new director of the School of Engineering.
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Drexel Teacher Residents Will Earn a Salary While Working Towards Certification in Philadelphia District Schools

Drexel University’s School of Education is partnering with the School District of Philadelphia to support Drexel’s Philadelphia Teacher Residency program, which will provide salaries, benefits and scholarships to aspiring STEM teachers.

Drexel Quidditch Club

Drexel Quidditch Club Brings Storybook Sport to Life for Dedicated Students

The Drexel Quidditch Club was established in 2010, but is just now being recognized as a club sport and is looking toward competing on a national scale.
28th Annual Cooperative Education Awards

Drexel’s Co-op Tradition Shines at 28th Annual Cooperative Education Awards

Co-op and University luminaries gathered once again this year to recognize recipients for the Faculty/Staff and Employer of the Year Awards, as well as student award winners.
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Drexel University's 2018 Commencement Speakers and Honorary Degree Recipients

More than a dozen respected speakers will address Drexel Dragons at various college- and school-level ceremonies, as well as at a University-wide event.
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Maria T. Schultheis Named Interim Dean of Arts and Sciences

As Donna M. Murasko, PhD, prepares to end her 16-year tenure as dean to return to the faculty, the College of Arts and Sciences will move ahead under new leadership with the appointment of Maria T. Schultheis as interim dean, effective July 1.

One of the many Dragons who attended College Signing Day representing Drexel University.

Another Year of Record Freshman Enrollment At Drexel

A larger-than-expected number of incoming freshman have made deposits to enroll at Drexel University next fall, marking the second year of record deposits since a new enrollment and retention strategy was rolled out in 2015. 

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Former President of the NAACP, Cornell W. Brooks Will Address Kline School of Law Graduates at Commencement

Cornell William Brooks, JD, MDiv, dedicated civil rights leader, attorney and minister, will address the graduates of the Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law at commencement on Friday, May 18, at 3:30 p.m. The law school will celebrate 163 graduates during its 10th commencement ceremony, held at the Kimmel Center, in Verizon Hall (300 S. Broad Street). The event will celebrate 125 graduates who will receive a JD, 30 who will receive a Master of Legal Studies and eight who will receive an LLM in American Legal Practice.

Sharrelle Barber with activist Marielle Franco.

Honoring Assassinated Brazilian Politician, Drexel Professor To Speak on the Global Fight for Black Lives

Drexel's Sharrelle Barber met Brazilian politician and activist Marielle Franco the night she was assassinated. Now, Barber's hoping to inspire others in Franco's name.
One child had the opportunity to touch and feel a real-life dinosaur fossil at the Academy of Natural Sciences during Drexel's Inspire a Child to Dream event.

Little Dragons Inspired to Dream — and Create, and Play — at Annual Event

At 2018’s annual Inspire a Child to Dream Day, the children of Drexel faculty and staff came to campus for a special day of activities.
Pittman Graduation 2018

William S. Pittman Graduation Ceremony Recognizes 2018 African-American Grads

At the third annual William S. Pittman Graduation Ceremony, African-American graduates from the Class of 2018 gathered with friends, family and University leaders for a night of drums, dance and recognizing student achievement.