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One of the "Have you seen this dragon?" coffee sleeves being distributed as part of the Day of Giving.

Save Mario With 24 Hours of Impact

Our beloved mascot is missing! Here's how you can be a part of Drexel's first Day of Giving, become an agent of C.I.A. (Central Institutional Advancement), receive secret messages and help rescue Mario.
A logo featuring a compass for the Drexel Global Night of Networking.

5th Global Night of Networking Brings Dragons Closer Across the Map

Between in-person and online gatherings, Drexel alumni came together the world over in the fifth iteration of the annual Drexel University Alumni Association event.
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1 Month Left to Nominate for Drexel Magazine's 40 Under 40

There's just one month left for you to nominate the young Drexel graduates who inspire you for Drexel Magazine's annual 40 Under 40.
Relief workers handing out food in Nepal in the days following devastating earthquakes in April.

After Earthquake, Nepali Drexel Students, Grad Rallying for Their Country

Drexel’s students with connections to Nepal are doing the best to continue helping their home country recover from a devastating series of earthquakes by coordinating aid efforts on the ground and raising money.
"Spring Landscape #5 (Mont Royal, Montreal)" by Gershon Benjamin, 1947, oil on canvas, 29 x 36 inches.

Gershon Benjamin: Modern Master at the Rincliffe Gallery

Celebrated American modernist Gershon Benjamin painted what he loved for seven decades. A Drexel alumnus has now brought those adored works to Drexel for a special exhibition.
Peter Grice.

Co-op Experience Set Course for Drexel Grad’s 45-Year Career

Fifty years ago, Pete Grice was sure he knew exactly what he wanted to do, but with the help of a co-op through Drexel, he discovered his perfect career.
The Drexel Storylab's "Insider Access Workshops" will use Drexel's unique archival treasures as inspiration for aspiring writers.

What Stories Do You Have to Tell? Drexel’s New Storylab Can Help

The Drexel Storylab, a new initiative in Drexel University’s College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of English & Philosophy, aims to help writers of all levels jumpstart the creative process by working with established writers and looking for inspiration in unlikely places. 

Victoria Napolitano, learning and curriculum '10, the mayor of Moorestown N.J. at only 26.

Just 26, Drexel Grad Already a Political Veteran

After two years on the town council of Moorestown, New Jersey, Victoria Napolitano, a 2010 Drexel grad, was named mayor. She credits part of her success to Drexel for making her feel comfortable in the post-college world.

Drexel alum Rich McCracken, retiring from job he began a co-op for 43 years ago.

From Co-op to Retirement: How Drexel Helped Launch a 43-Year Career

When he began his co-op with Ametek Inc. in 1971, Rich McCracken could never have known that he would be retiring from the same company 43 years later. He spoke with DrexelNow about the value of the co-op program which helped start his career.
Chuck Vincent presents the flag that flew above the USS Arizona to the student veterans at Drexel.

Piece of Pearl Harbor History Donated to Drexel

This past Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014, America observed the 73rd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. Thanks to a unique donation from a Drexel alum, a piece of that day that will “live in infamy” is now a part of Drexel’s military artifact collection.
An emergency responder exits an ambulance

From Big-Data Injury Prevention to Mapping Travel for Prenatal Care: Drexel Public Health Research at APHA 2014

Researchers from Drexel University presented research on a wide range of public health topics emphasizing urban health challenges, geographic methods in public health, community resilience and more, at the 142nd annual meeting and exposition of the American Public Health Association in New Orleans.
Graduate student Nancy Volpe Berlinger collaborated with a scientist to create colorful, shape-shifting garments that reflect the ever-changing nature of the immune system.

Research on the Runway: Drexel Fashion Designers Team Up with Scientists for Descience Competition

Eight students and alumni from Drexel University’s Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design are among 61 fashion designers who were chosen to participate in the first-ever Descience Fashion Competition. The national competition matches designers with scientists to create garments that reflect scientific advances. The competition will culminate with a fashion show featuring the collaborative creations at Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s MIT Media Lab in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on Monday, Sept. 29.