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How a Group of Honors Students Wrote for Drexel Publications — For a Class

Last term, a class of students in the Pennoni Honors College learned about the inner workings of three different Drexel University publications — and got to contribute to them.
Riki McDaniel and Robert Watts

Aspire Scholars Program Brings High-Achieving Students Together With Mentors, Each Other

The Pennoni Honors College program is open to current sophomores in any major, and provides opportunities and guidance in order to promote self-awareness and achievement.



Drexel faculty came together with AP high school teachers to discuss high-achieving students

Bridging the Divide: Events Aim to Bring AP High School Teachers and Drexel Faculty Together to Trade Insights

Due to mutual benefits and following the success of their first event, Pennoni Honors College and Admissions leaders aim to bring more workshops for AP high school teachers to Drexel to discuss high-achieving students with faculty.





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Drexel Joins Philadelphia's Weeklong Celebration of Science

Students, faculty and staff from around the University will be participating in the Philadelphia Science Festival starting this weekend. The annual celebration of science is a week full of fun and learning for all ages, culminating with a carnival on the Ben Franklin Parkway on Saturday, April 28.
day of giving

Change the Game 24 Hours of Impact, Drexel University’s Day of Giving, will be held May 1.

24 Hours of Impact, Drexel University’s Day of Giving, will be held May 1.
Melvin Mathew, a doctoral candidate in the College of Engineering, spoke at the recent Festival of Nations, which he helped put together as president of Drexel's International Graduate Student Association.

A Q&A With the President of Drexel’s International Graduate Student Association

Doctoral candidate Melvin Mathew, the president of the International Graduate Student Association, discussed how the organization welcomes international Dragons to campus.

Co-op

As Drexel’s Co-op Centennial Approaches, Check Out What Dragons Are Working on Today


The Steinbright Career Development Center recently released the winning photos from its annual Co-op Photo Contest.
Group photo of students in early learning programs

Vanguard and William Penn Foundation Award $2.6 Million in Grants to Drexel’s Early Learning Initiative

Two grants totaling $2.6 million will help support Drexel University’s efforts to improve early childhood education in West Philadelphia. They are the first significant grants to benefit early education in the West Philadelphia Promise Neighborhood. The grants will support Drexel’s West Philadelphia Action for Early Learning Initiative during the next three years.
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Drexel Joins Regional Health Systems to Expand Access to Clinical Trials

The PIER Consortium™ will bring clinical trial sites to larger numbers of patients, while also bringing new treatments to market faster.
During the 2017 Welcome Week, Drexel's incoming class visited the Franklin Institute as part of the University's new student orientation experience.

How Drexel is Updating its Academic Experience

During the last couple of years, Drexel University has made a series of changes to improve the academic experiences not just of students, but also of the faculty and professional staff providing guidance and support.
An image of a Wawa storefront

Wawa and Drexel Announce Plans for a New Store on Drexel’s Campus

Wawa Inc. and Drexel announced plans for a new store coming soon to Philadelphia as part of the company’s continued investment and expansion in its hometown. The newest Philadelphia store will be located at the intersection of 34th and Market Streets on Drexel’s University City Campus.
Drexel’s 9th Annual Health & Wellness Fair.

CPR Training, Massages and Blood Pressure Tests: Photo Recap of Drexel’s 9th Annual Health & Wellness Fair

Drexel faculty and staff learned more about the variety of services offered through health and wellness vendors at the University’s annual event.