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Top stories at Drexel in 2015. Starting at left and moving clockwise: bruschetta appetizer, Princess Grace of Monaco's dress, Provost M. Brian Blake, victory at Dad Vail Regatta, "A Check-Up From the Neck Up" and, background, archived Drexel campus photos.

Top Drexel Stories of 2015

Drexel made a lot of news this year. Check out the best stories about Drexel that came out in 2015.
Holiday nightmares

The Nightmares Before Christmas And How to Avoid Them

It’s that time of year again! The time when your stress levels go through the roof as you shop, cook, wrap, decorate, travel and party-plan yourself into a tizzy while trying to create the perfect holiday season. Drexel experts have identified some of the top stress-inducing holiday nightmares and offer some helpful tips for avoiding them this year.

The new wing of the Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services Center. Photo credit: Halkin/Mason Photography.

Drexel's 11th Street Health Center Doubles in Size with Sheller Gift to Improve and Expand Community ServiceS

A ribbon-cutting ceremony on Nov. 11 will celebrate the new, fully equipped facilities thanks to a major expansion of the Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services Center of Drexel University’s College of Nursing and Health Professions, a community-based, nurse-managed health center in North Philadelphia, which provides a holistic approach to health care.
Sydney Arroyo, a Westphal undergraduate student who completed a co-op at "Saturday Night Live."

Drexel Co-ops by College

These statistics, facts and stories highlight the best that the co-op program has to offer for students in each and every school and college at Drexel.
A physician assistant performing a check-up on a patient.

Q&A: Patrick Auth on the Importance of Physician Assistants

Following the yearly National Physician Assistant Week, the head of Drexel’s program talks about why it’s such an important component of health care today.
The kiosks will be used to screen for issues including bipolar disorder, post-traumatic disorder and depression.

Drexel Offers Free Mental Health Screenings and Demonstrations for National Depression Screening Day

This Thursday, Oct. 8 marks the 25th Annual National Depression Screening Day, held during Mental Illness Awareness Week in October. The Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services (850 N. 11th Street, Philadelphia) of Drexel University’s College of Nursing and Health Professions will host a special, all-day event dedicated to raising awareness and screening people for depression and related mood and anxiety disorders. The event is free and open to the public.

Renee Bollenbach with other Red Cross volunteers.

Behind the Scenes at Pope Weekend

An online graduate student in Drexel’s College of Nursing and Health Professions used her deployment with the American Red Cross for the papal visit as an opportunity for the intense, on-the-job application of what she’s learned.
The state-of-the-art gait lab is used for research studies of motion in Drexel's College of Nursing and Health Professions.

Tips for Philly Marathoners at Drexel Running Center

Runners training for the Philadelphia Marathon who are looking for some help boosting performance and avoiding injury can watch a lecture hosted by experts at the Running Performance and Research Center at Drexel’s Parkway Health and Wellness.
Researchers from Drexel University studied the relationship between disordered eating and sexuality among adolescents and young adults.

Bisexual and Questioning Women Have Higher Risk of Eating Disorders

Young women who are attracted to both sexes or who are unsure about who they are attracted to are more likely to develop an eating disorder than those attracted to only one sex, according to a new study from Drexel University.
Xylophone with percussion sticks.

Music Therapy Offers Creative Outlet for Youth in Detention Center

For 10 years, Drexel students have used the summer as an opportunity to bring counseling and a means of expression through music to adolescents waiting for judgment on their cases.
Man sketching an owl.

Color, Cut and Mold the Stress Away

A Drexel professor recently received an award for a study that explored how activities like drawing, sculpting and collage-making can reduce levels of stress in adults.
Erin Sheridan catching up with Drexel faculty member Nyree Dardarian at the Men’s Basketball Semifinals at the World University Games. Photo credit: Drexel Athletics.

Dispatch from Drexel’s Delegation to the World University Games

After a successful two weeks abroad, Drexel’s students and faculty report back on their international sporting experience.