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Campus & Community

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.


Ignacio Sánchez, MD, president of the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Chilean Doctor Will Deliver Drexel College of Medicine Commencement Address

Ignacio Sánchez, MD, president of the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, will address the Drexel University College of Medicine class of 2018 at its commencement ceremony May 18.
Week of Undergraduate Excellence 2017

Stop and See the Excellence: Week of Undergraduate Excellence to Showcase Student Achievement

The second annual Week of Undergraduate Excellence, running from May 14–18, will host presentations, programming and partnerships all aimed at allowing student achievement to shine.
Public Safety Awards 2018

Drexel’s Department of Public Safety Celebrates Employees of the Year

At its annual Commendation Ceremony earlier this month, all facets of the Drexel University Department of Public Safety came together to recognize departmental achievements and individual valor.
Jad Abumrad Lecture

Jad Abumrad Shares Creative Mantras With Drexel Audience Through Lecture

The “Radiolab” creator and co-host described what he learned about himself and the world during his time away from radio as part of the College of Arts and Sciences’ annual Distinguished Lecture Series.


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Announcing Drexel’s New Vice President of Real Estate and Facilities, Donald E. Moore

The new Vice President of Real Estate and Facilities, Donald E. Moore, will join Drexel on June 11.
Artwork that depicts golden hand of God and blue star of David

Through These Hands: Loss and Community Inspire Professor’s Judaica Collection

When Chase, a retired Drexel University fashion design professor, heard that Drexel’s Raymond G. Perelman Center for Jewish Life was in need of artwork to accompany its newly donated Torah, she knew the project was meant for her.

Heard Around Campus

Heard Around Campus — April

In this roundup of Drexel events and news, faculty and professional staff can learn about professional and personal opportunities available to them through the University.