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Campus & Community

The Dornsife Center's Thanksgiving celebration

Dornsife Community Dinner Welcomes All for Special Thanksgiving Meal

The feast brought together a standing-room-only crowd of community members in a packed tent to share in the holiday spirit.
A map of smoke-free areas on Drexel's University City Campus.

Drexel Creates Smoke-Free Spaces on University City Campus

A number of areas on Drexel’s University City Campus have now been designated smoke-free zones, thanks to a senior project from a School of Public Health graduate student.

Drexel President John Fry speaking at the town hall Nov. 16.

After Detailing Drexel’s ‘Rapid Change’ at Town Hall, President Fry Looks Ahead

At a town hall for faculty and staff, Drexel President John Fry outlined what has been done at the University in recent years to better prepare it for the future.
The trees outside of the Paul Peck Alumni Center.

Drexel Lights Up for National Epilepsy Awareness Month

For the month of November, Drexel’s University City Campus will feature trees lit up with purple lights for National Epilepsy Awareness Month.
Writers Room members during their NEA Big Read launch event at the Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships, September 2016.

Writers Room Breaks in New Campus Space with Canon Photography Partnership

Drexel University’s Writers Room, a College of Arts and Sciences initiative within the Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships, will introduce its first satellite location on campus this fall. Located on the first floor of MacAlister Hall, it will serve as the anchor location for a new program created in partnership with Canon Solutions America Inc. to promote literacy and life skills.

A plate of traditional Thanksgiving food.

Skip Cooking for Thanksgiving This Year — With Help from the EAT Cafe

Philadelphia’s first pay-what-you-can Café is offering delicious take-out side dish and dessert options for Thanksigiving as a fundraiser to support its mission of feeding the hungry.
Drexel students celebrating the launch of the University's new fundraising campaign

Academics, Co-op, Research Benefit as Campaign Goes Public

Drexel University has officially embarked on the most ambitious fundraising campaign in University history.
The view of the flag installation from outside of the Gerri C. LeBow Hall.

Drexel Honors 907 Student Veterans With Flag Display

In honor of Veterans and Military Family Appreciation Week at Drexel University, 907 American flags were placed on the University City Campus to recognize the 907 student-veterans currently enrolled at the University.
Drexel endowment

Drexel Performance Outperforms, in Top 11 Percent

Drexel University experienced a strong year for its endowment and continues to grow the $722 million pool for the future of the University.
Drexel students celebrating the launch of the University's new fundraising campaign

7 Reasons to Cheer for Drexel's New Fundraising Campaign

The new fundraising campaign is designed to benefit current and future Drexel students alike, providing funding for everything from scholarships to study abroad.
Drexel President John Fry at the University City District 20th anniversary celebration / Photo by Lora Reehling Photography

As President Fry Looks Back on University City’s Advances, the Future Beckons

John Fry was the keynote speaker at the University City District’s 20th anniversary celebration Thursday, reflecting fondly on all the organization has accomplished and sharing his excitement for all that will come next.
rendering of Drexel Square

Brandywine Realty Trust Breaks Ground on Drexel Square, the First Project of $3.5B Schuylkill Yards Innovation Community

Brandywine Realty Trust, in partnership with Drexel University, broke ground today on Phase I construction of the mixed-use, master-planned Schuylkill Yards development in University City. The first phase of the $3.5 billion, multi-year project will enhance the public realm by creating a 1.3-acre community park at the corner of 30th and Market Streets to be known as Drexel Square, followed by the reimagination of the former Bulletin Building, and the development of two towers at 3003 JFK Boulevard and 3025 JFK Boulevard.