Andrea DiMola and Cory Johnson (standing from left to right) with a student and a visitor from the William Penn Foundation. Photo courtesy Maria Walker. Drexel Program Offers Support for Children Starting Kindergarten in Promise Neighborhood
This past summer, a new school readiness program prepared students and families for the start to kindergarten and provided Drexel students with experience in the classroom.
Dragon statue with the words campus update Oct. 27 Campus Life and COVID-19: Guidelines and Reminders
A message with reminders about COVID-19 and public health guidelines was sent to the Drexel University community.
SEPTA’s 34th Street Station was completely empty. Possible SEPTA Strike Emergency Transportation Plans
A message about how the University would react to a possible upcoming SEPTA strike was sent to the Drexel community.
Heard Around Campus Heard Around Campus — October
With Open Enrollment now started just as all required Enterprise Learning programs are ending, it’s an important time at Drexel.
dampwood termite worker head capsule Termite Brains Can Grow in Anticipation of a Single Moment of Flight and Light
New research on dampwood termites shows select members of the colony will experience brain changes in anticipation of cognitive demand. Drexel researchers measured developmental differences in the relative sizes of visual processing brain regions, called optic lobes, among dampwood termite castes to test whether optic lobe investment matches caste differences in exposure to visually complex environments.
Pardon our appearance message over Main Building Great Court picture. Pardon Our Appearance: Great Court Ceiling Restoration Begins This Month
The interior of the Main Building will look a little different when a restoration project begins Oct. 25, and is expected to continue into January.
New sorority members celebrate on Bid Day on Oct. 10. Photo by Charles Shan Cerrone. The Right Fit: Formal Fall Recruitment for Drexel Sororities and Fraternities Goes Hybrid
After a fully virtual recruitment process in 2020, the Panhellenic and Interfraternity Councils moved forward with a hybrid model this year which allowed students interested in joining Greek life to find their new home away from home in person.
New Drexel University Public Safety & U image. PUBLIC SAFETY & U — October
How does Drexel work to mitigate fire risks? What can you do to prevent and respond to fire emergencies? Drexel Public Safety has the answers.
New Drexel University Public Safety & U image. PUBLIC SAFETY & U — October
How does Drexel work to mitigate fire risks? What can you do to prevent and respond to fire emergencies? Drexel Public Safety has the answers.
Graduate smiling at diploma. Do You FERPA? Gain Access to Student Info Through the Drexel Family Portal
Dragon families can gain access to student information like financial aid requirements, course schedule and current GPA through the Drexel Family Portal. All you need is a FERPA authorization on file.
NIH Awards Drexel University $14.4 Million for Health Disparities Research
Drexel University’s Dornsife School of Public Health and College of Nursing and Health Professions recently received a 5-year, $14.4 million “Faculty Institutional Recruitment for Sustainable Transformation” (FIRST) grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to hire, retain and support diverse, early career researchers with a focus on health disparities research on aging, chronic disease and/or environmental determinants.
Faculty Highlights Faculty Highlights: Recent Grants and Awards
Last term, Drexel faculty were recognized for their research and achievements, like Alexis Roth, PhD, associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, who received a NIH R01 grant for $4.9 million to assess HIV prevention interventions over the next five years.
Drexel University President John Fry spoke to the Drexel community at Convocation. At 2021 Convocation, Drexel Looks Both Forward and Inward
The annual event marking the start of the new academic year highlighted the best of Drexel innovation and potential.
A rendering of what the Biowall could look like in its updated form in the future. Renderings courtesy Intravision, which is also providing the new lights. Iconic Biowall Installation Reconfigured for Optimal Sustainability and Maintenance
The larger-than-life living wall in the Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building is being worked on this term to provide better lighting and water systems for its five stories of plants.
The Gateway Garden at 32nd and Market streets in September 2021. Photo credit: Jeff Fusco. Eating on Campus: What to Grab and Where to Go
Check out these places on Drexel’s University City Campus for when you’re hungry and don’t know what to eat or where to eat it.