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Heard Around Campus

Heard Around Campus — March

A lot happened on Drexel’s campus during the last month of winter term. 

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Grad Students Have a Roaring Good Time at Dino Dance Masquerade

The Graduate Student Association recently hosted its annual masquerade at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University.
Sci Fest

Science for the Community

Drexel students join with other university students and industry professionals to help promote science among the youth of the Philadelphia area.

Monks of Majuli ©Vipul Sangoi

Dancing Monks of Assam Descend on Drexel’s Campus to Perform Sattriya: An Odyssey of the Spirit

Sattriya has historically been a hidden form of dance. Cultivated by Hindu monks as a way to worship the supreme deity, Krishna, it originated in the monasteries of Assam, India. This spring the public will have the opportunity to experience the ancient ritual for the first time in Philadelphia.

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Inspire a Child to Dream Day Returns to Drexel on April 26

Drexel University faculty and professional staff members, including the Academy of Natural Sciences and Drexel University Online, are invited to have their little Dragons aged 6-12 years old come to campus on April 26 for the University’s annual Inspire a Child to Dream Day.
Sharon L. Walker, PhD.

Sharon L. Walker Appointed Dean of the College of Engineering

Sharon L. Walker, PhD, a Yale-trained chemical and environmental engineer, will begin as dean of Drexel University's College of Engineering in the fall of 2018.
The Actors Gymnasium performs “Marie and Phil: A Circus Love Letter” (2015). Nico Añón is the bottom left performer. Photo courtesy of The Actors Gymnasium.

This Drexel Student is Reaching New Heights

For many, the circus is just entertainment. For Nico Añón, a Drexel University freshman studying mechanical engineering in the College of Engineering, the circus is home.

The exterior of the James E. Marks Intercultural Center.

Check Out the New James E. Marks Intercultural Center

The Office of Equality and Diversity has a new home — with a chapel and prayer room — on Drexel’s University City Campus.
Photo credit: Briyanna Hymms.

Home Away From Home at Drexel’s New Writers Room

Drexel student ends quest of finding a place to call home on campus with new Writers Room located on first floor of MacAlister Hall.
It's hard to contain the excitement over Homecoming! Photo by Derik Hamilton.

7 Very Subtle Ways to Show Your Drexel Pride

Having school pride is hard when you’re trying to keep it together in a fast-paced quarter system. One Drexel student came up with a few clever ways to show Drexel pride without standing out too much.
Work is currently being done to create Drexel Square, the first development in the Schuylkill Yards project. Photo credit Jordan Stein.

Street Improvements and Closures Around Drexel’s University City Campus

What’s going on with all of the construction around Drexel’s University City Campus? Here’s what you need to know about what’s being done to improve the area and the neighborhood.
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Emergency Preparedness Q&A With Drexel’s Head of Public Safety

Drexel’s Vice President of Public Safety Eileen Behr answered a few questions about how Dragons can be more prepared for emergency situations on and off campus.