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A map of updates to Drexel University's University City campus since March 2020. Illustration by Alese Dickson.

Campus & Community

While We Were Away

Welcome back to Drexel…fully in person. Whether you’re reacquainting yourself with campus after being remote or are exploring it for the first time, know that throughout this unusual past year and a half, Drexel has not stood still.
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Campus & Community

Updated Campus Amenities for Fall 2021

With the return to campus for all students as well as faculty and professional staff, there are updated procedures, hours and openings that all Dragons should be aware of.
Crews from University and Student Services (USS) move student belongings into Millennium Hall on Sept. 10. Photo by Jeff Fusco.

Campus & Community

On Historic Move-in Weekend at Drexel University, First-Years’ Excitement Doesn’t Stray From the College Norm

More than 2,200 first-year students moved into campus housing from Sept. 10–13 in the first key indication of Drexel’s return to campus this fall, and their thoughts and feelings were reminiscent of pre-pandemic norms despite remaining health and safety protocols.
Incoming Undergraduate Student Government Association President Jarod Watson explains how and why students should take it slow during their return to campus and practice safe habits, respect for others and putting the Dragon community first.

Campus & Community

Six Questions on Pandemic Personal Responsibility With Drexel’s Student Body President

Incoming Undergraduate Student Government Association President Jarod Watson explains how and why students should take it slow during their return to campus and practice safe habits, respect for others and putting the Dragon community first.

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Science & Technology - Campus & Community

Drexel Joins Citywide Innovation Conversation at 2021 B.PHL Fest

Drexel University faculty and staff will participate in a new hybrid version of the B.PHL Innovation Fest, a citywide celebration of innovation now in its third year. From Sept. 29 – Oct. 1 the event will welcome scores of creative thinkers from around the city and across the country, including headliners CNN’s Don Lemon, Philadelphia 76ers President of Basketball Operations Daryl Morey and Grammy-winning recording artist Eve.

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Drexel in the News 2020-2021

This video features highlights of Drexel's broadcast news coverage in 2020-2021. Special thanks to the news media represented in this video.

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Drexel University faculty are available to provide expertise, analysis and commentary on a wide variety of news and research topics. Please contact the Media Relations team for more information and follow us on Twitter to get a first look at our experts.

Robert D’Ovidio, PhD

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Creative Art Therapies

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