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An edited photo of the Joseph R. Lynch observatory.

Hidden Treasures: The Drexel Home of Philadelphia’s Largest Telescope

Drexel University’s Joseph R. Lynch Observatory is located on the roof of Curtis Hall and contains Philadelphia’s largest telescope.
The 2019 Drexel University Paintball Club.

Drexel Paintball Racks Up National Championship Win

The 10-person team of Drexel students beat the University of Central Florida to take home the top prize in the National Collegiate Paintball Association National Championships.
Terry Gross speaking at Drexel University to a sold-out audience in the Mandell Theater on April 10. Her talk was titled "Off Air With Fresh Air."

Drexel Hosts Radio Personality Terry Gross for an Evening of Interview

Terry Gross, the host and co-executive producer of NPR’s “Fresh Air,” discussed her interview techniques with a sold-out audience as part of the College of Arts and Sciences’ Distinguished Lecture Series.
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Campus Digest — April 2019

As of the beginning of this month, spring term has begun! Here’s what Dragons have to look forward to.
Vice President of Real Estate and Facilities Donald E. Moore.

Q&A: Donald E. Moore, Vice President of Real Estate and Facilities

Vice President of Real Estate and Facilities Donald E. Moore discussed his first few months on campus and why he’s already looking ahead to the next three to five years.
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Faculty Highlights: Grants and Awards From Winter 2019

Read all about the sponsored research and major gifts and recognition that were recently received by faculty at Drexel — including a College of Medicine associate professor’s five-year, R01-type individual research grant for $2.8 million.
The Center for Law, Policy, and Social Action is now a part of the Thomas R. Kline School of Law.

Kline School of Law Opens Center for Law, Policy, and Social Action

The Kline School of Law launched the Center for Law, Policy, and Social Action to help Dragons and community members become informed, effective advocates for policy innovation.
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Briefly Noted: Campus News From Winter 2019

This round-up contains news and updates for faculty and staff from the past term.
"Dragon's Breath," which was developed by Drexel student Nora Vaughan, will be distributed by Franklin Fountain in April.

Free Drexel Ice Cream for Dragons on April 10

One student’s winning flavor in a Franklin Fountain University-themed ice cream contest will be distributed for free to 500 Drexel faculty, staff and students.
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Three A.J. Drexel Autism Institute Research Projects Funded by Eagles Autism Challenge

On World Autism Day (April 2) the Eagles Autism Challenge announced eight projects to be funded after being evaluated by an independent scientific advisory board comprised of top autism researchers. Of the eight total projects funded, three will be led by researchers from the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute.
Drexel University students participating in "Teal Tuesday," which are recognized annually in April for National Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

Sexual Assault Awareness Month Kicks Off With Focus on Consent

April is National Sexual Assault Awareness Month, which Drexel recognizes annually with its “Teal Tuesday” as well as, this year, aligning its mission with the National Sexual Violence Resource Center’s “I Ask” campaign.
Charles B. Cairns, MD, will become the next Annenberg Dean and Senior Vice President of the Drexel University College of Medicine.

Charles B. Cairns, MD, Named Drexel College of Medicine Dean

Charles B. Cairns, MD, will become the next Annenberg Dean and Senior Vice President of the College of Medicine. He will succeed Daniel V. Schidlow, MD, who announced last year that he planned to retire this summer.
DrexelNow got together three Drexel University teaching assistants from different disciplines and background experiences for a roundtable discussion.

TA Tell-All: Three Drexel Teaching Assistants’ Thoughts on Working with Students, Faculty and Each Other

DrexelNow got together three Drexel University teaching assistants from different disciplines and background experiences, along with a knowledgeable moderator, for a roundtable discussion about their most notable experiences, techniques and suggestions for improvement.