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October

    • Current students can now easily explore, connect and network with thousands of Drexel alumni through this new offering. Find out how to set up a profile, explore ways to connect, and learn tips for using Dragon Network.

      Introducing Dragon Network: Your One-Stop Shop to Build Your Network

      October 30, 2020

      Current students can now easily explore, connect and network with thousands of Drexel alumni through this new offering. Find out how to set up a profile, explore ways to connect, and learn tips for using Dragon Network.

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    • Dragon statue with text campus update Oct. 29

      Expanded Return to Drexel Campus for the Winter Term

      October 29, 2020

      In the following message Drexel President John Fry announced to the Drexel community the University's intention to bring undergraduates back to campus for the winter term with strict health and safety guidelines in place. All students will have the option to continue remote learning if that is their preference.

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      Safety and Self-Care in Challenging Times

      October 28, 2020

      In an Oct. 28 message, University leaders shared campus safety updates, self-care strategies and other resources to provide support during the continuing struggle for racial justice, as well as the ongoing impact of COVID-19 and the divisiveness of this election season.

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    • Sept. 22 is National Voter Registration Day, and Drexel University would like to take this opportunity to encourage all eligible students, faculty and professional staff to register to vote and verify their registration status.

      Election Day, Nov. 3: Remember to Vote

      October 28, 2020

      The Office of Government and Community Relations and Lindy Center for Civic Engagement would like to remind the entire Drexel community to vote in the General Election.

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    • Sept. 22 is National Voter Registration Day, and Drexel University would like to take this opportunity to encourage all eligible students, faculty and professional staff to register to vote and verify their registration status.

      Three Ways for Dragons to Take Action, Inspire Others Before Election Day

      October 26, 2020

      By volunteering, reaching out to loved ones and sharing resources widely, Dragons can make an impact beyond casting their own ballot and help contribute to the civic processes that uphold our democracy.

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      Heard Around Campus — October

      October 26, 2020

      Make sure you're aware of deadlines related to Open Enrollment, performance development and requesting ballots (deadline is TODAY!).

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    • Though we couldn’t welcome them to Drexel University’s physical campus this term, here are some facts and figures behind the incoming class of 2020 to help get to know them before seeing them in person.

      Meet Drexel’s Incoming Class Through Stats

      October 23, 2020

      Though we couldn’t welcome them to Drexel University’s physical campus this term, here are some facts and figures behind the incoming class of 2020 to help get to know them before seeing them in person.

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    • The Drexel Institute of Art, Science and Industry's Domestic Science Class of 1919, as seen in the 1919 Lexerd Yearbook. Photo courtesy Drexel University Archives.

      In Their Own Words: Drexel Students and the 1918 Pandemic

      October 22, 2020

      The 1919–1922 Drexel yearbooks contain memories and stories about the influenza pandemic, such as a domestic science student who volunteered at a hospital and engineering students quarantined in what’s now the Drexel Police Headquarters and Academic Building.

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    • Faculty Highlights

      Faculty Highlights: Recent Grants and Awards

      October 21, 2020

      This update offers a snapshot of recent activity, including the work of Janet Chen, MD, assistant professor in the College of Medicine, who is a principal investigator for the Gilead Sciences-sponsored clinical trial evaluating young COVID-19 patients treated with the drug remdesivir.

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    • Masked dragon statue with the text, campus update, Oct. 21

      Exploring Options for Drexel’s Winter Term

      October 21, 2020

      The following message on options being explored for the winter term was sent to the Drexel community on Oct. 21. Looking ahead the University is finalizing its current assessment of three scenarios.

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    • To maintain the health and safety of everyone in our community, Drexel is continuing to provide—and in some cases require—ongoing COVID-19 testing for students on campus.

      Student Update: Expanded COVID-19 Testing

      October 19, 2020

      To maintain the health and safety of everyone in our community, Drexel is continuing to provide—and in some cases require—ongoing COVID-19 testing for students on campus.

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    • The Undergraduate Student Government Association wants every eligible Dragon to make their voice heard this year and vote.

      Why Your Student Vote Matters

      October 19, 2020

      It sometimes can seem like one vote won’t make a difference, but Drexel’s 2020 Campus Election Engagement Project (CEEP) fellows make the case that every Dragon should make their vote count for themselves, their loved ones and their community.

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    • The cover of "Pandemics for Babies." Photo courtesy Sourcebooks Kids.

      They Wrote the Book on ‘Pandemics for Babies’

      October 19, 2020

      Inspired by their public health backgrounds and their young son, two Drexel alums (one now a Drexel professor) authored two children’s books about pandemics and germ theory.

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    • Where to Eat Near Drexel’s University City Campus

      Where to Eat Near Drexel’s University City Campus

      October 19, 2020

      If you’re spending time on campus this fall, these restaurants are nearby and open for pick-up, online ordering and/or indoor or outdoor dining.

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    • The word medicaid written on a puzzle piece being placed in the larger puzzle

      Drexel Study: Medicaid and Adults on the Autism Spectrum

      October 15, 2020

      Using administrative data from the Medicaid Analytic eXtract (MAX), researchers from Drexel University’s A.J. Drexel Autism Institute found a substantial increase in the percent of adults receiving services for autism in the Medicaid population from 2008-2012.

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    • (s)heroes art exhibit

      Drexel's Pearlstein Gallery Commissions Three Murals Depicting Indigenous Female Leaders

      October 14, 2020

      In advance of Native American Heritage Month, Drexel University will present (S)Heroes Among Us, a public art event that will be streamed on the Twitch channel of Drexel’s Pearlstein Gallery on Friday, Oct.18, 2020 at 1 p.m.  Three Philadelphia-area artists, Priscilla Bell, BUSTA and Leon Rainbow, will paint murals to the sounds of a deejay informed by native music at 3401 Filbert Street in the yard of the gallery.

       

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    • Sept. 22 is National Voter Registration Day, and Drexel University would like to take this opportunity to encourage all eligible students, faculty and professional staff to register to vote and verify their registration status.

      Reminder: Register to Vote!

      October 9, 2020

      Drexel University encourages all eligible students, faculty and professional staff to register to vote and verify their registration status to ensure they are able to cast a ballot in the Nov. 3 general election.

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    • New Drexel University Public Safety & U image.

      Public Safety & U —October

      October 9, 2020

      Drexel Public Safety brings you tips on being a good neighbor in Philadelphia.

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    • Drexel’s 2020 Campus Election Engagement Project (CEEP) fellows and your fellow Dragons are only a DM or a Zoom call away if you need help navigating the upcoming election. Here are some of the biggest roadblocks to voting on or before Nov. 3 that they believe face their classmates.

      Voting Questions Answered by Drexel’s 2020 CEEP Fellows

      October 8, 2020

      Drexel’s 2020 Campus Election Engagement Project (CEEP) fellows and your fellow Dragons are only a DM or a Zoom call away if you need help navigating the upcoming election. Here are some of the biggest roadblocks to voting on or before Nov. 3 that they believe face their classmates.

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    • In its sixth season, the morning radio show on WKDU is tackling interviews and education related to Black Lives Matter while staying true to its root goal of connecting Drexel to the surrounding community.

      Wake Up to Information and Change with “Good Morning, Neighbors"

      October 8, 2020

      In its sixth season, the morning radio show on WKDU is tackling interviews and education related to Black Lives Matter while staying true to its root goal of connecting Drexel to the surrounding community.
       

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    • PES refinery site

      Visioning the Future of the PES Refinery Complex

      October 7, 2020

      “Visioning the Future of the Philadelphia Energy Solutions Refinery Complex,” is a report about  the potential long-term future of the former 1,400-acre Philadelphia Energy Solutions (PES) oil refinery site on the Lower Schuylkill. The report was designed to spark a conversation about how to ensure the long-term development of the site allows connectivity to the rest of the city and yields equitable economic and environmental benefits to the city and its residents. The report was created through a community visioning process funded by a grant from the William Penn Foundation.   

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    • The Undergraduate Student Government Association wants every eligible Dragon to make their voice heard this year and vote.

      2020 Voting Information for Dragons

      October 5, 2020

      The Undergraduate Student Government Association wants every eligible Dragon to make their voice heard this year and vote. This article relays general information they compiled to guide Dragons voting locally as well as across the country.

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    • Though the annual student-run concert event will look a little different this year due to COVID-19, Dragonfly 2020 has grown into a six-part virtual performance series still aimed at bringing Dragons together.

      Dragonfly 2020 to Bring Six Performances for the Price of Free to Drexel Students

      October 5, 2020

      Though the annual student-run concert event will look a little different this year due to COVID-19, Dragonfly 2020 has grown into a six-part virtual performance series still aimed at bringing Dragons together.

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    • Silhouette of a person with headphones on in front a monitor playing a video game.

      Drexel’s LeBow College of Business Introduces Esport Business Degree

      October 1, 2020

      Identifying the growing trend in the industry, Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business is offering a new esport major within the already successful Sport Business program. The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) with an Esport Business major is designed for students who plan to pursue careers in the competitive video gaming industry.

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