Public Safety & U PUBLIC SAFETY & U — December
This December version of the monthly "PUBLIC SAFETY & U" column features information about Drexel's Fire and Emergency Services.
vaccine Many State Lawmakers Want to Loosen Childhood Vaccine Requirements, But Legal Barriers Persist
An analysis of proposed vaccine legislation between 2011 and 2017 shows that although the majority of proposed bills would have allowed more parents to exempt their children from school immunization requirements, those that favored vaccines were more likely to become law.
ic@3401 ic@3401 is Here to Help Drexel Faculty and Staff Launch the Startups of Their Dreams
ic@3401, a startup incubator conveniently located on Drexel University’s University City Campus, is a valuable resource for Drexel faculty, postdocs and graduate students with entrepreneurial endeavors related to their research.
Heard Around Campus Heard Around Campus — November
In the burst of time between Thanksgiving and the winter break, faculty and staff are encouraged to take a moment to catch up on University news.
Photo courtesy Monique Mallory. This Drexel Dragon Wore Purple All October — for a Good Reason
To shed a light on Domestic Violence Awareness Month this past October, the Office of Equality & Diversity held a contest for all of its employees to wear purple in October. One Dragon went above and beyond in wearing purple every day.
Phila Skyline Philadelphia Fellowship on Inclusion and Equity Awarded to Renowned Urbanist Richard Florida
New collaborative initiative by Drexel, Jefferson and the Science Center fosters groundbreaking research on inclusion and equity in Philadelphia.
These Drexel Dragons volunteered at Share earlier this year. How to Be More Civically Engaged This November and December
The Lindy Center for Civic Engagement has several opportunities for faculty and staff to give back to the community this holiday season.
Transgender Day of Remembrance Drexel Observes Transgender Day of Remembrance
For several years of its 19-year observance history, the Drexel University transgender community and their allies have come together on Nov. 20 to memorialize victims of violence.
Sepsis hospitalization Not All Organ Failures Are Created Equal: Study Identifies the Sepsis Symptoms That Lead to Death
The data analysis, pulled from more than 200,000 hospital visits, could help clinicians to more quickly identify - and treat- the patients who are at the greatest risk of dying from the common, and often insidious, condition.
Saint Katharine Drexel, photographed ca. 1910-1920. Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons. Sacred Remains of Saint Katharine Drexel Installed in Philadelphia
Saint Katharine Drexel, the niece of Drexel University founder Anthony J. Drexel, was sainted in 2000. Her sacred remains were transferred to the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul this year.
Startup Fest 2018 Winners Startup Fest Highlights, Supports Entrepreneurial Students From Around Drexel
The Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship hosted its fifth-annual Startup Fest Nov. 7–8. Students from a variety of majors and background competed to have their business ideas heard and funded.
Gelato at Capogiro. Photo credit: jpellgen (@1179_jp) on Flickr. 10 Foodie Finds Near the Academy of Natural Sciences
Dragons at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University have plenty of options to enjoy warm comfort food on a cold day near the historic museum.
Drexel students who participated in last year's Eagles Autism Challenge event. A.J. Drexel Autism Institute Gears Up for Second Eagles Autism Challenge — With Free Registration for Faculty and Staff
With the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute partnering with the Eagles for the second Autism Challenge, Drexel University faculty and staff once again have the opportunity to participate in the race and get involved.
Students preparing for teaching in ESTM 201. STEM Majors: Take This Course and Find Out if Teaching Could be in Your Future
“ESTM 201” — also known as “Step 1” of Drexel University’s DragonsTeach program — gives STEM majors instruction and experience teaching in the Philadelphia School District.
Flags. Drexel Honors 872 Student Veterans With Annual Flag Display
For the second year in a row, Drexel University recognized its student veterans during Veterans Awareness Week with a large display of American flags.
Student bloggers for 'My Rec Life' Student Bloggers Showcase Drexel Recreational Athletics’ Offerings Through ‘My Rec Life’
In September, a new video blog from Drexel’s Department of Athletics was launched to introduce students to new healthy living options, as well as give student staff the chance to spearhead the project.
Rogelio Miñana, PhD, department head and professor in the Department of Global Studies and Modern Languages in the College of Arts and Sciences. He will chair the new Global Engagement Council. Provost’s Council to Set Action Plan for Global Engagement 
The Office of the Provost recently established a council to map out a university-wide action plan for global engagement at Drexel.
flag. Would A New Definition of Gender Erase Trans People? Drexel Explains
A member of Drexel University’s Office of Equality and Diversity discussed reports that the Department of Health and Human Services was considering a redefinition of the word “sex.”
kidney dialysis patients Standing in for a Kidney, MXene Materials Could Give Dialysis Patients the Freedom to Move
A type of two-dimensional layered material, created at Drexel University, has emerged as a candidate to assist in replacing the body’s waste filtration system in wearable kidneys.
Photo credit: Milk House. 10 Foodie Finds Near Drexel’s Center City Campus
Dragons on Drexel’s Center City Campus have plenty of options to enjoy warm comfort food on a cold day near campus.
Public Safety & U PUBLIC SAFETY & U — November 2018
Drexel’s Department of Public Safety is launching a new monthly feature, called "Public Safety & U," to keep Dragons informed, involved and safe within the Drexel University community.
cannabis Legalizing Marijuana in California: Drexel Researcher Receives NIH Funding to Study Policy's Effects on Young Adults
The longitudinal study will track how the state's changing cannabis laws affect the health and behaviors of young adults living in Los Angeles.