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November

  • From left to right: Drexel students Sarah Wetzel, William Newman and Atharva Bhagwat. “This is inside the Plenary, a large room where the delegates from each country and organization gathered for the high-level events. Barack Obama also gave a speech in here a few days prior, which Sarah and I were able to attend,” Newman said. Photo courtesy William Newman.

    Drexel Hosts First COP Event, Sends Delegation to COP26

    November 22, 2021

    Though the University has observed the United Nations climate conference since 2015, this was the first time that it cohosted an event at the international gathering, which 11 Dragons attended in 2021.

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  • The staff of Drexel University’s Office of International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) supported international Dragons through a laundry list of ever-changing circumstances with the blend of practicality and hope needed in pandemic times.

    Global Again: How ISSS Showed Up for International Dragons During the Pandemic

    November 19, 2021

    The staff of Drexel University’s Office of International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) supported international Dragons through a laundry list of ever-changing circumstances with the blend of practicality and hope needed in pandemic times.

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    How Do Autistic Individuals Interact with the Criminal Justice System?

    November 11, 2021

    Researchers from the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute at Drexel University recently published research that identified the experiences of autistic individuals and their caregivers across their interactions with the criminal justice system through analysis of a statewide survey in Pennsylvania, including as victims of an interaction, criminal offenders and witnesses to a crime, with respondents reporting both positive and negative experiences.

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  • Cars lined up at the drive-through testing site in South Philadelphia outside Citizens Bank Park.

    For the City’s Public Health Infrastructure, Key Lessons From the Pandemic

    November 04, 2021

    The spread of COVID-19 illustrated yet again how systemic racism, in its many manifestations, profoundly shapes the health of Black people and people of color in our city, writes the School of Public Health’s Ana V. Diez Roux in this “Rebuilding Philly” essay originally published in The Philadelphia Inquirer.

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