The winners of the Drexel University 2019 Graduate Student Day. Graduate Student Excellence Celebrated at 2019 Graduate Student Day Awards
The accomplished year in the past and the bright future ahead for graduate students at Drexel were recognized and celebrated at this year’s Graduate Student Day awards ceremony and reception.
dps PUBLIC SAFETY & U — July
This month’s installment features a reminder to register for the R.A.D. self-defense summer session and ways to safely enjoy summer barbecues and outdoor celebrations.
Heard Around Campus Heard Around Campus — June
With commencement season over, summer term already started and the fiscal year coming to an end, there’s a lot of deadlines and news that faculty and staff should be aware of going into July.
Students observe sun spots during PHYS 131. Intro to Astronomy Class Provides Innovative, Interpersonal Ways to Discover the Cosmos
PHYS 131 is Drexel’s introductory course to Astronomy open to all majors, and faculty may soon pilot a video game class to further pique student interest in the subject.
United States Capitol Democrats and Republicans Agree: Take Politics out of Health Policymaking
Despite era of Divisiveness, Americans across Party Lines call for Greater Role of Evidence-based Research in Health-related Lawmaking
Photo of Drexel and Tower Health officials with shovels at the ceremonial groundbreaking Tower Health and College of Medicine Break Ground at West Reading Site
Tower Health and Drexel University held a groundbreaking ceremony on June 17 for the Drexel University College of Medicine at Tower Health four- year regional campus in West Reading.
Drexel's commencement ended with a fireworks show. Commencement 2019 in Tweets
Here’s what graduates, faculty, staff, friends, family, mentors and honorees had to say on Twitter about Drexel University’s 131st commencement ceremony hosted at Citizens Bank Park on June 14.
Forever Dragons on the field prior to the event. Commencement 2019: A Celebration of Achievements and a Look Towards the Future
This year’s ceremony held at Citizens Bank Park mixed fireworks with notions of citizenship and civic engagement, with CEO and chairman of Merck & Co., Inc. Kenneth C. Frazier delivering the commencement address.
Some of the commencement cap contest entries. Hats, and Caps, Off to the 2019 Commencement Cap Winners
The winners of this year’s annual commencement cap contest submitted some A+ designs.
Chad State’s 'A Gift for the Queens' Drexel Celebrates 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Riots with Largest LGBTQ+ Art Exhibit in Philadelphia History
On June 28, 1969 – the Stonewall Riots marked a pivotal moment in the fight for queer liberation in the United States. To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, Drexel University’s Pearlstein Gallery will present Stonewall @ 50 - an exhibition that will gather 60 LGBTQ+ Philadelphia-area artists.
Malcolm Jenkins Summer STEAM Camp at ExCITe Full STEAM Ahead: The Malcolm Jenkins Foundation and Drexel Partner to Offer Pioneering Summer Camp in West Philadelphia
Now in its fourth year, the Young Dragons Summer STEAM program will feature six weeks of education activities focused on the creative intersections of science, technology, engineering arts, athletics and mathematics. The free day camp, offered through a partnership between The Malcolm Jenkins Foundation and Drexel University’s ExCITe Center and Lindy Center for Civic Engagement, is annually attended by 100 middle school students in the West Philadelphia Promise Zone neighborhood.
Vice President and University Secretary Janice K. (Jake) Marini pictured with Alex Trebek while appearing on "Jeopardy!" Talking ‘Jeopardy!’ With a Dragon Who Won on the Show
Vice President and University Secretary Janice K. (Jake) Marini, who won one game of “Jeopardy!” back in 2008, talked to DrexelNow about James Holzhauer’s streak and what she did with her $19,300 in winnings.
Electrast ultrasound 'Selfie Mode' For Heart Imaging Could Help Doctors Spot Heart Disease Earlier
Using the electrical impulses generated by the heart to carefully illuminate the picture, an ultrasound contrast dye created by Drexel University researchers is giving doctors a clearer look at the most camera-shy organ in the body. Enabling the heart to take a selfie, of sorts, means doctors could eventually be able to see the early signs of heart disease and treat it before it becomes deadly.
Merck CEO and Chairman Ken Frazier and his employees. 11 Questions with University-Wide Commencement Speaker Ken Frazier
Merck CEO and Chairman Ken Frazier shared a little bit about himself in a Q&A with DrexelNow before his address to Drexel University’s Class of 2019 on June 14 at Citizen’s Bank Park.
Campus Digest new Campus Digest — June 2019
Here’s what you need to know about spring 2019 move-out and storage, summer programs and some recently completed construction projects.
Drexel Square ribbon-cutting Drexel and Brandywine Realty Trust Open Drexel Square, First Project in Sckuylkill Yards
Today, Brandywine Realty Trust, in partnership with Drexel University, celebrated the opening of Drexel Square—a new 1.3-acre community park—which marks the first completed project within the $3.5 billion master-planned Schuylkill Yards development in University City.
Mural located in the Kensington neighborhood of Philadelphia Survey Suggests Community Support for Proposed Overdose Prevention Site in Philadelphia
Ninety percent of residents and 63 percent of business owners and staff surveyed in Philadelphia’s Kensington neighborhood support opening an overdose prevention site in their community, according to a study led by researchers at Drexel's Dornsife School of Public Health published this week in the Journal of Urban Health.
Drexel’s New Vice President and Chief Compliance, Privacy, and Internal Audit Officer, Kim Upshaw. Announcing Drexel’s New Vice President and Chief Compliance, Privacy, and Internal Audit Officer, Kim Upshaw
Kim Upshaw, the current Vice President, Compliance & Privacy Officer at TridentUSA Health Services, will come to Drexel July 8 to lead both the Office of Corporate Compliance and Privacy and the Internal Audit Department.
The ankle replacement device developed by College of Engineering Professor Sorin Siegler, PhD, and the Drexel start-up company Kinos Medical led by Drexel alumnus Brian Garvey. Drexel Moves Forward in Prestigious List of Top 100 International Universities Granted US Utility Patents
The University moved up three spots among the colleges and universities in a rankings report authored by the National Academy of Inventors and the Intellectual Property Owners Association.
A photo of the Drexel Astronomy from the University's 1975 yearbook, courtesy of Drexel University Archives. ‘Hidden Treasures’ Follow-Up: Drexel Alumnus and Professor Remembers the University’s Astronomy Society
In response to a previous article about the "hidden treasure" that is the University's observatory, an alumnus and current Drexel assistant clinical professor reminisced about what it was like being the vice president of Drexel's Astronomy Society when he was a chemistry major here at Drexel before graduating in the ’70s.
dps PUBLIC SAFETY & U — June
This month’s features important summer travel safety tips and a spotlight on the graduating seniors of Drexel EMS and its graduating seniors.