Drexel Researchers Will Develop Artificial Intelligence Technologies for Adult Learning and Online Education as Part of $220 Million NSF Initiative
Jul 29 2021
Researchers in Drexel University’s College of Computing & Informatics, who are studying artificial intelligence as a tool for teaching, have been selected to join a $220 million National Science Foundation initiative to expand the use of AI technology in areas ranging from agriculture and food supply chains to adult and online learning. Drexel’s team will join AI researchers from around the country in an effort to use the technology to make education more accessible for Americans who are adapting to rapidly changing workplaces. The NSF’s Adult Learning & Online Education (ALOE) Institute will be supported by $20 million over five years.
Heard Around Campus — July
Jul 28 2021
Learn more about when TIAA will become Drexel’s single retirement plan record keeper and how you can visit the Gateway Garden for fun activities with food, drinks and arts and crafts.
Deadline Approaches for Proof of Vaccination
Jul 27 2021
A message to students, faculty and staff about the approaching deadline to submit proof of vaccination, reiterating the vaccine and masking policies and recommending that fully vaccinated people also wear masks inside University facilities due to the COVID-19 Delta variant circulating in Philadelphia.
Drexel University and University of Arizona Partner for Collaborative Complementary and Integrative Health Degree and Certification
Jul 23 2021
Drexel University’s College of Nursing and Health Professions announced that it will offer a collaborative degree and certification program in Complimentary and Integrative Health with The Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine (AWCIM) at the University of Arizona starting Fall 2021. The Complementary and Integrative Health (CIH)/ Integrative Health or Wellness (IHW) Coaching Pathway Program is designed for qualified students who wish to pursue a Master of Science (MS) in Complementary and Integrative Health at Drexel, while concurrently pursuing an Integrative Health or Wellness Coaching certification from AWCIM.
Drexel Student Named Miss Philadelphia 2021
Jul 14 2021
Elaine Ficarra, a rising third-year biology major and Pennoni Honors College student, earned the title of Miss Philadelphia after competition was postponed due to the pandemic last year, and placed third runner up at the Miss Pennsylvania competition in June.
Drexel Student Wins $25,000 Scholarship from Guy Fieri's ‘Restaurant Reboot’
Jul 13 2021
Fourth-year culinary arts student Charmaine Patterson received a $25,000 scholarship live on Guy Fieri’s “Restaurant Reboot” on June 12. In this Q&A with DrexelNow, she reveals her hopes for fall term and the future as well as the hardships she and the food industry endured during the pandemic.
Drexel Medicine Resumes Management of Internal Medicine Practice and Student Health Center
Jul 13 2021
The Drexel Internal Medicine practice at 219 North Broad Street and Drexel University’s Student Health Center have rejoined the clinical practices of the College of Medicine. Previously managed by Tower Health Medical Group, the practices returned to Drexel effective July 1, which ensures continuation of these needed services and reflects Drexel’s mission-driven approach to student and population health in Philadelphia.
Public Safety & U — July
Jul 12 2021
In this month’s feature, learn more about cool tips to avoid heat exhaustion and some of the services provided at the Drexel University Police Department’s headquarters.
Becoming a Drexel Student Ambassador
Jul 6 2021
DrexelNow followed rising second-year student Esta Jacob through her month-long training process to become a student ambassador, a paid campus position which helps the University grow and thrive through ambassador-led campus tours and their sharing of knowledge and personal experiences with prospective students.