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Faculty Highlights

Faculty Highlights: Grants and Awards From Winter 2018

Check out what Drexel University faculty and staff accomplished during the winter term.
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Briefly Noted: Campus News From Winter 2018

Here’s a list of important dates and deadlines that Drexel faculty and professional staff should be aware of going forward.
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Hollywood Legend M. Night Shyamalan to Address Drexel’s Class of 2018

Hollywood legend M. Night Shyamalan will address the class of 2018 at Drexel’s University-wide commencement ceremony on June 15 at Citizens Bank Park. The director, producer, screenwriter and actor — whose breakout hit, “The Sixth Sense,” appeared nearly 20 years ago — is known for filming and setting his movies in and around Philadelphia, hiring locally and utilizing area vendors, and showcasing some of the region’s best-loved attractions and locales.

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Tower Health and Drexel Announce Plans to Develop Branch Medical School Campus

Tower Health and Drexel University have announced plans to jointly develop a branch medical school campus of Drexel University College of Medicine in West Reading near the campus of Reading Hospital, subject to the appropriate accreditation approvals. It is expected that upon approval of the regional accreditor, the branch campus will be operational for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Gabby D'Andrea, vice president of the Neurodragons, getting ready for an interview at the Eagles' NovaCare Complex late last year. Courtesy of the Philadelphia Eagles.

Neurodragons Will Cheer on Eagles Autism Challenge Riders — And You Can Join Them

Drexel’s new student organization for neurodiverse and neurotypical students plans to be out and cheering when the Eagles Autism Challenge comes rolling through campus.
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Drexel’s Day of Mindfulness: Cultivating Meaning, Purpose and Joy in Our Community

On April 18, Drexel Human Resources, in partnership with the Office of Faculty Affairs and Student Life, will offer a special day of mindfulness workshops.
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Trailblazing Scientist to Receive 2018 Woman One Award

The Woman One program honors an outstanding woman for her leadership in the Philadelphia community and raises scholarship funds for talented, underrepresented College of Medicine students.
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Drexel Recognizes Annual Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month across the country and here on Drexel’s campus.
Spring

Spring Term: What's on Tap

Spring term on Drexel’s campus is coming up and it’s bursting with fun events, important deadlines and ways to get involved on campus.

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.
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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.