Drexel University President John Fry at Convocation 2019. 100th Anniversary of Co-op Kicks Off at Convocation
Convocation, one of Drexel’s most time-honored traditions, also served this year as the kick off for a years-long celebration of the Drexel Co-op program.
The official ribbon cutting kicks off the Grand Opening of the Pennsylvania Fabric Discovery Center. Drexel Opens New Center to Study Fabrics of the Future
The new Center for Functional Fabrics and the Pennsylvania Fabric Discovery Center is set to become a cornerstone of the Schuylkill Yards innovation hub.
dps PUBLIC SAFETY & U — October
Fire Prevention Week is the perfect opportunity to acquaint yourself with fire safety facts, tips and prevention services offered by Drexel’s Department of Public Safety.
close up suit Suit Yourself! 75 Years of Powerful Style on Display at Drexel 
Drexel University's Robert and Penny Fox Historic Costume Collection (FHCC) of the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design will showcase the many revolving styles of women’s suits with its next exhibition Suit Yourself! 75 Years of Powerful Style Friday, opening Oct. 11 through Thursday, March 13.
Hands clasping another hand in a caring manner $4 Million National Institute on Aging Grant to Drexel Will Test Platform Aimed at Helping Caregivers Manage Dementia Symptoms
Laura N. Gitlin, Distinguished Professor and dean of Drexel University's College of Nursing and Health Professions, and Helen Kales, MD, chair of the University of California, Davis Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, were awarded a nearly $4 million grant from the National Institute on Aging to study the impact of an easy to use, online platform, called the WeCareAdvisor to help caregivers manage dementia symptoms.
Exterior of St. Christopher's Hospital for Children Drexel and Tower Health to Assume Ownership of St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children
Drexel and Tower Health have entered into an agreement to acquire St. Christopher's Hospital for Children for $50 million, ensuring that the health care provider will continue its role as a vital resource for families in North Philadelphia and the region following its sale in bankruptcy court.
Inkblot ‘What Might This Be?’ The Art and Science of Rorschach Inkblots Opens at Drexel
“What might this be?” Is an innocent question, and one that Hermann Rorschach asked of a series of inkblots he developed, in hope of diving further into the inner workings of the human mind in the 1920s. Rorschach combined two of his passions, graphic arts and the science of medicine, as a catalyst for inquiry into the psyche – and in this process, he also created art.
parklet Philly Community Groups Face Significant Barriers to Creating Public Amenities Like Parklets and Pedestrian Plazas
Drexel University’s Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation today released Catalyzing Community Capacity: How Philadelphia Can Create Equitable Right-of-Way Stewardship, a report on how to improve the city’s current processes for communities to create parklets, pedestrian plazas and bike corrals.
Campus Digest new Campus Digest — September 2019
The exciting start of the new academic year is less than a week away! Here are the things to do, know and celebrate as you start the Fall term.
Eric Berg working on a clay model of Drexel's "Mario the Magnificent" statue. Photo courtesy of Eric Berg. Drexel Dragon Secrets, Straight from the Sculptor
The “Mario the Magnificent” dragon statue on the corner of 33rd and Market streets is one of the most prominent landmarks of Drexel’s University City Campus. The statue’s creator, Eric Berg, shed some light on what it was like designing, and sculpting, a dragon.
"Kerkira, Greece, 2015." Art That Gives Back: How Photos from Alumnus Exhibition Benefit Drexel Students
The sale of photographs from Drexel alumnus and trustee R. John Chapel ’67’s recent art show will benefit a fund for student-athletes at the University.
New Dragons and Dragon parents during Move-in weekend 2018 at Drexel University. 22 New Dragon Parent Questions, Explained
The Drexel Family Association put their heads together and came up with questions they had when their students first started at Drexel — questions that new Dragon parents this year will undoubtedly have as well.
Here's what incoming Drexel students should do to make sure the transition to living on Drexel University’s campus is as smooth as possible before classes begin. New Drexel Dragons 2019: You’ve Moved In, Now What?
You’ve got your books bought, your bed made, your posters hung — but what else should you do to make sure your transition to living on Drexel University’s campus is as smooth as possible before classes begin?
Incoming students are invited to join in 10 days and nearly 250 events dedicated to helping them find their home at Drexel during Welcome Week 2019. What to Expect for Welcome Week 2019
Incoming students are invited to join in 10 days and nearly 250 events dedicated to helping them find their home at Drexel.
Sam Hubner (middle) and Kenneth Tran (far left) are both fourth-year students and hold the positions of vice president and director of communication respectively for the Undergraduate Student Government Association (USGA) for this academic year. Why You Should Get Involved Early at Drexel
Leadership of the Undergraduate Student Government Association (USGA) explain why first-year students should dive right into on-campus living, even if it’s scary.
capped MXene A Dash of Salt Could Fortify MXene 'Super Materials' Against Oxidation
Researchers at Drexel University have removed one of the final barriers blocking new two-dimensional “super materials,” called MXenes, from widespread use in batteries, electronics devices, water treatment and health care technology. With the discovery that a common food additive, polyphosphate salt, can ward off oxidation and stabilize the materials, MXenes could be one step closer to commercial development.
Lisa Santore Daughen, chairperson of the Drexel Family Association, with her family at her daughter's graduation from Drexel. How to Help Your Student Spread Their Wings at Drexel
Lisa Santore Daughen, chairperson of the Drexel Family Association, speaks to how you can let your kids go — but remain a resource — as they successfully navigate their college experience.
Drexel University's two Curtis Halls. Drexel’s Two Curtis Halls
Drexel’s Two Curtis Halls. What’s it like to share a name with a building on campus? DrexelNow talked about the funny coincidence to Curtis Hall, an associate accounting professor in the LeBow College of Business.
Cystic Fibrosis model Can Talk Therapy Via Telemedicine Be the Answer for Cystic Fibrosis Patients Suffering from Mental Health Problems?
Drexel University researchers are exploring how Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), a type of talk therapy, delivered via telemedicine, may alleviate the anxiety and depression common among cystic fibrosis (CF) patients. The multi-site nationwide trial led by C. Virginia O’Hayer, PhD, a clinical associate professor of Psychiatry in the Drexel University College of Medicine, is supported by a three-year, $960,000 grant from the Boomer Esiason Foundation.