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A mother and child receive free children's books at 11th Street Loves to Read Day.

11th Street Health Center Hosts Reading and Resource Day for Children and Parents

Book readings, activities for children, a book giveaway, educational resources, insurance enrollment and health and wellness resources for parents and guardians were among the activities at the Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services Center of Drexel University's “11th Street Loves to Read Day.”
Gloria Donnelly

Dean and Comedian? Gloria Donnelly Infuses Humor Into Her Job

If you ever get a chance to take a class with Gloria Donnelly, PhD, dean and professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, or sit next to her in a meeting, you should take it. Your anxiety levels, ability to learn and critique, and even your health might be better for it.


DC office building

Drexel's D.C. Office Opening New Worlds for University

Late last May, Drexel opened a new office in the middle of Washington, D.C. More than a year later, the office’s strategy is still evolving. But one thing is clear: It has opened up new worlds for Drexel. 

Students Advocating Against Slavery

New Student Group, Certificate Program Both Tackle Issue of Human Trafficking

In Guatemala the summer after her freshman year at Drexel, Kaelee Shepherd sat in the passenger seat of a car as it stopped at a red light. A young girl, maybe 7 or 8, walked up to her window.

Rendering of the expanded Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services Center (new wing on left)

Drexel Breaks Ground for Expansion of 11th Street Family Health Services, Renaming Building for Shellers

Drexel has broken ground for a major expansion of its nurse-managed health center in North Philadelphia. Philadelphia City Council President Darrell L. Clarke was on hand for the ceremonial event with Drexel President John A. Fry, benefactors Stephen and Sandra Sheller and others.

Faculty promoted to full professor

Eight Drexel Faculty Earn Promotions to Full Professor

Eight Drexel faculty members will be promoted to full professor effective Sept. 1. And with expertise ranging from architecture to photography, research covering everything from overeating to solar energy and international connections stretching to India, Japan, Ireland and beyond, they’re a diverse group. 

Students participate in a science lab course in Drexel's Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building

STEM Teaching Innovation, Mentoring at Drexel to Expand with HHMI Grant for Improving Retention

Drexel University has been awarded funding from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) of $1.2 million over five years to implement strategies intended to increase the retention of undergraduate students in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) majors. 
Fulbright Scholars 2014

Seven Drexel Students Offered Fulbright Grants

For the second consecutive year a record-breaking seven Drexel students and alumni have been offered study and research grants by the prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Program.

Drexel seal, commencement stage

Drexel Announces 2014 Honorary Degree Recipients for June Commencement

More than 5,000 students will graduate from Drexel University at its 127th Commencement on June 13 and 14 in five separate ceremonies. Drexel will award 20 honorary degrees to prominent individuals, including NBC News’ chief foreign affairs correspondent Andrea Mitchell, legendary architect Robert A.M. Stern and MIT professor Robert Langer — the most cited engineer in history.

Science Carnival

Drexel's Rube Goldberg Device to Kickoff Weeklong Celebration of Science in Philadelphia

The press of a button triggering a chain reaction of more than 300 energy transfers will serve as the elaborate opening to the 2014 Philadelphia Science Festival. The harbinger of this year’s week of science excitement is a Rube Goldberg machine –a complex device designed to perform a simple task- built by Drexel engineering students with the goal of setting a world record.

11th Street Health Center to Expand With Sheller Gift to Meet the Future of Primary Health Care

Drexel University will begin a major expansion of its nurse-managed health center which is nationally recognized as a model of integrated care. With a new gift of $2.5 million from the Sheller Family Foundation, the center at 850 N. 11th Street will break ground for a new wing this spring, with the expanded building to be renamed the Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services Center.
Burger and fries

Diners Beware: Drexel Study Finds Average Sit-Down Restaurant Meal is Far From Healthy

Consumers tend to think of sit-down restaurants as offering healthier options than fast-food venues but there is little evidence to support that idea. In a new study of nutritional values for menu items at sit-down chain restaurants in the Philadelphia region, Drexel researchers determined the healthfulness of food in various menu categories, including the restaurants’ “healthy choice” offerings. They report that an average restaurant meal is not very healthy at all.