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Campus & Community

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.
Heard Around Campus

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.
The living room in the two-bedroom apartment in Vue32.

Vue32 Offers July Move-In Deals to Drexel Community

Vue32 Offers July Move-In Deals to Drexel Community
 The 14 members of the 2017 class of the Drexel 100 pictured with other Dragons at the ceremony. Top row, left to right: Joseph Grimes; Leonid Hrebien; Richard A. Rose, Jr.; Alfred Altomari; and Thomas Matthews. Middle row: Henri Levit; Clifford Hudis; Craig Sabatino; Michael Baum; and Chair of the Board of Trustees Richard A. Greenawalt. Bottom row: Chair of the Drexel 100 David R. Geltzer; Christine McKendry Andrade; Kathleen Chimicles; Rita K. Adeniran; Lisa Anne Forsyth; Libby Fleisher Wilson; and President John Fry.

The Drexel 100 Celebrates 25 Years

For the past 25 years, the Drexel 100 has recognized the best of the best when it comes to Drexel University’s alumni.
A close-up of the face of the J. Peterson Ryder Memorial Clock.

Hidden Treasures: The J. Peterson Ryder Memorial Clock

The J. Peterson Ryder Memorial clock in the Great Court of Main Building represents more than just the time — or its inscribed motto, “Be on Time.”

Exterior of Saxbys cafe at the Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building

Saxbys Opens Second Cafe on Drexel's Campus Run Completely By Students

Saxbys Chief Executive Officer and Founder Nick Bayer will join Drexel University President John Fry to commemorate the opening of a second cafe on Drexel’s campus. Opening its doors on June 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the new Saxbys is the company’s second cafe at Drexel and the third in the nation exclusively operated under student supervision as part of Saxbys’ Experiential Learning Program.

Image of Drexel Police SUV

Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement to Evaluate Drexel Police

A team of assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA) will visit Drexel University from July 9-12 to evaluate all aspects of the Drexel University Police Department’s policies and procedures, management, operations and support services.

40u40

Wanted: the Best and Brightest Dragon Alumni for Drexel Magazine's ‘40 Under 40’

Drexel Magazine is seeking nominations for its annual “40 Under 40” program honoring the personal and professional accomplishments of successful young alumni.
Robert L. Listenbee, Stoneleigh Visiting Fellow

Robert Listenbee Joins Drexel's Juvenile Justice Research and Reform Lab

After serving as Administrator of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) under the Obama Administration, Robert L. Listenbee, Esq., will return to Philadelphia as a Stoneleigh Foundation Visiting Fellow.