Heard Around Campus — February
Feb 24 2021
Learn more about opportunities at Drexel for expanding personal development and enhancing your well-being as 2021 progresses.
Raynier Institute & Foundation Establishes Fund to Support Minority Entrepreneurship at Drexel and Science Center
Feb 18 2021
The Raynier Institute & Foundation, a Seattle-based philanthropic organization with Philadelphia roots, has partnered with Drexel University and the University City Science Center to improve access to capital for minority entrepreneurs in the area. The institutions will collaboratively manage a seed fund created by a $500,000 grant from the Foundation, which was founded by an heir of Philadelphia transportation and real estate magnate Peter Widener, and supports programs of high merit for the betterment of humanity.
Faculty Highlights: Recent Grants and Awards
Feb 17 2021
This update offers a snapshot of recent activity, including Miriam Giguere, PhD, head of the Department of Performing Arts and professor in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, who was awarded a $400,000 grant to create a citywide music-based project.
Planning Ahead for a Safe Spring Break
Feb 12 2021
A message by Janet Cruz, MD, Director, Student Health Services, and Marla Gold, MD, Director, Return Oversight Committee, with recommendations and resources to ensure a relaxing and safe spring break was sent to the Drexel community.
Academic Plan for Spring Quarter
Feb 11 2021
In a message to the Drexel community, Paul Jensen, PhD, Executive Vice President and Nina Henderson Provost, announced academic plans for the spring quarter.
Public Safety & U — February
Feb 10 2021
This month, Public Safety & U is urging those on campus to be aware of vehicle theft, and an update on a successful military care package drive.
Staying the Course on COVID-19 Risk at Drexel
Feb 8 2021
A message by Drexel President John Fry and Marla J. Gold, MD, Director of the Return Oversight Committee, about staying the course and redoubling efforts as other Philadelphia-area universities are reporting an increase in COVID-19 cases among their undergraduates was sent to the Drexel community.
COVID Campus: How It Feels to Be Back for Dragons
Feb 1 2021
DrexelNow spoke with undergraduate students on campus about this phase of Drexel University’s reopening, including health and safety protocols for residence halls and in-person learning, making new friends and staying connected, and their advice and hopes for the near future.