The Dragons who volunteered at Drexel's 46th Alumni Turkey Project. Drexel’s Annual Holiday Charity Drives Benefit Communities Near and Far
To close out the holiday season of 2019, several departments and offices within the University held food, toy and goods drives to benefit local communities and military members overseas.
Heard Around Campus Heard Around Campus — December
In the final days before winter break, make sure you’re aware of special break hours and upcoming opportunities for wellness, massages and financial check-ups at the start of next term.
atomic bonds Taking an X-Ray of an Atomic Bond
A group of researchers led by Drexel University has demonstrated a method that allows scientists to experimentally measure how the chemical bonds of materials are altered when two different materials are linked together. This method provides an atomic layer-by-layer look at the materials’ electron configuration, which is the source of traits like conductivity and magnetism.
St. Christopher's Hospital for Children. FAQ: An Update on the St. Christopher’s Hospital Acquisition
Drexel and Tower Health recently purchased St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children from bankruptcy in a $50 million deal.
children's building blocks with Drexel, Tower Health and St. Christopher's logos Drexel and Tower Health Finalize Acquisition of St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children
Tower Health and Drexel University have completed the acquisition of St. Christopher's Hospital for Children from St. Christopher's Healthcare, LLC, a subsidiary of American Academic Health System. The acquisition was finalized on Dec. 13 with an effective date of Dec. 15.
An undated photo of students waiting to be interviewed on campus for co-op. Photo courtesy University Archives. A Visual Journey Through the Decades of the Drexel Co-op
Photos from Drexel University Archives and the Steinbright Career Development Center highlight the different ways that Drexel students have completed co-ops over the years.
The Rectorate building of the Politechnico di Milano in Milan, Italy. Photo courtesy Giuliana Iannaccone. Drexel University President Selected for Fulbright Award to Italy
As a Fulbright Specialist, President John Fry will share his expertise in university leadership and urban redevelopment at the Politecnico di Milano this summer.
Schultheis Maria T. Schultheis Joins Office of Research & Innovation Leadership Team
The Psychology Department professor was recently appointed vice provost of research.
The top Drexel stories of the year. Top Drexel Stories of 2019
Here’s a look back on what happened at the University this year and the Dragons who were involved with some of the biggest news and events that had impacted campus and society as a whole.
genetic code Teams of Microbes Are at Work in Our Bodies. Drexel Researchers Have Figured Out What They’re up to.
An algorithm akin to the annoyingly helpful one that attempts to auto-complete text messages and emails is now being harnessed for a better cause. A group of Drexel University researchers are using its pattern-recognition ability to identify microbial communities in the body by sifting through volumes of genetic code. Their method could speed the development of medical treatments for microbiota-linked ailments like Crohn’s disease.
Drexel University President John Fry addressed faculty and staff at the annual service recognition luncheon held Dec. 6. 2019 Service Recognition: 616 Dragons With Over 7,900 Combined Years of Work at Drexel
The University recently held its annual recognition of faculty and professional staff with major service milestones, including a College of Arts and Sciences faculty member with a half century of teaching at Drexel.
Members and partners in the SLAMS/Powel facility initiative break ground Drexel and School District of Philadelphia Break Ground on Facility for K-8 Public Schools in West Philadelphia
Drexel University and The School District of Philadelphia held a ceremonial groundbreaking today for a building that will house two public schools in West Philadelphia. The School District of Philadelphia will lease the building from Drexel and the facility will house both the Samuel Powel Elementary School, currently at 36th Street and Powelton Avenue, and the Science Leadership Academy Middle School, which opened in 2016 at Drexel's Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships and recently moved into a space at 3600 Market Street.
dps PUBLIC SAFETY & U — December
If you’re travelling, decorating and/or shopping this month, Drexel Public Safety has some tips for safely preparing for the holidays.
Kasey Manwaring, owner of GoalsFit, a personal training studio in Manayunk, does a pre- and post-class workout with the ENTP 225 students. Mindfulness and Well Being Class Teaches Mandatory Life Lessons on Happiness
Drexel’s Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship has launched a new “Mindfulness and Well Being” course, or ENTP 225, that is now mandatory for second-year entrepreneurship students. But both faculty and current pupils see the class’ potential for student-body-wide benefit.
An aerial of the site looking southwest. College of Medicine Joining Nursing and Health Professions in New Academic Building at uCity Square
The College of Medicine will eventually vacate all leased space at the Center City Campus and Queen Lane Campus to move to the University City Campus.
 Anthony J. Drexel Biddle, Jr. in the Palacio Reale, Madrid Spain, after the ceremony of presenting his credentials to Generalissimo Franco, January 1961. Citizen, Soldier, Diplomat: An Exhibition on the Life and Career of Anthony J. Drexel Biddle, Jr.
The great grandson of Drexel University’s founder Anthony J. Drexel was a citizen, solider and a diplomat – he was a man of many ambitions like his great grandfather. A man of the people, defender of freedom and a scholar of worldly interests, Anthony J. Drexel Biddle, Jr. lived a celebrated life worth chronicling.
The inflated bubble over the Buckley Recreational Field. Photo credit: Drexel Athletics. Athletic Bubbles Inflated to Improve Athletic Programming
For the first time ever, all-weather dome structures have been installed over the tennis courts at the Vidas Athletic Complex and the turf field at Buckley Recreational Field.