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Campus & Community

Gabby Frost in a Buddy Project shirt she designed. Photo credit Lexi Shannon.

Meet the Drexel Student Advocating for Mental Health Through Her Nonprofit

For the last five years, Drexel student Gabby Frost has expanded the Buddy Project non-profit organization she founded that promotes mental health awareness and suicide prevention — and she has no plans to stop.
Roberta Waite

11th Street Health Center Welcomes New Director

The College of Nursing and Health Professions has appointed Roberta Waite as the new executive director of the Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services Center.

The Secret Life of Postdocs, Vol. 2

The Secret Life of Postdocs, Vol. 2

In this Q&A with Drexel University’s new Director of Postdoctoral Affairs and Professional Development, Dragons can learn more about the biggest misconceptions and advice for their postdoctoral search.

Heard Around Campus

Heard Around Campus — August

In the last full month of summer term, a lot has happened for Drexel faculty and staff to be aware of as they prepare for the return of students in September.
Paul Gabby running the TrasRockies Run

Drexel Student Takes a Solo Run to Stop Soldier Suicide

Paul Gabby, a graduating nursing student who is also actively serving in the Navy, recently ran an ultramarathon to bring attention to veterans’ mental health issues.

Julia Turshen standing in a kitchen in front of a cutting board where she is slicing onions.

Bestselling Cookbook Author Hosting Dinner at EAT Café Fundraiser

Julia Turshen, author of "Feed the Resistance" and "Now & Again" will host a four-course dinner at the EAT Café Sept. 11.
5 Facts Drexel Recreation Center

Five Little Known Facts: Drexel University Libraries

There’s a lot about the Drexel University Libraries — and libraries in general — that Drexel students may have misconceptions about.

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Drexel University Online Is a ‘Greenhouse’ in Preparing Drexel for the Future

Drexel is anticipating future demographic changes that will result in reduced demand for higher education degrees — and Drexel University Online is one key to weathering the challenge.

From left to right: Elisabeth Van Bockstaele, PhD, who was recently appointed vice provost for graduate education; Koren A. Bedeau, PhD, who will serve as interim vice provost for global engagement; and Shivanthi Annandan, PhD, who will serve as interim vice provost for undergraduate education.

Graduate College, Global Initiatives, Undergraduate Education Moves Announced

Drexel University's Provost announced updates on leadership positions in the Graduate College, Office of International Programs and on his staff.
President Fry

Drexel President John Fry Discusses His ‘Civic Pathway’ in Community-Based Learning Class

Drexel President John Fry recently stopped by a classroom with student and community learners, as well as visiting Mandela Fellows, to discuss his views and efforts with civic engagement.
Lt. Col. Camacho retirement ceremony

Drexel Sends Professor Lt. Col. Lawrence Camacho off in Style Following Army Retirement

Lt. Col. Lawrence Camacho will leave his post after serving as a Professor of Military Science and the head of the Military Science department at Drexel University since 2015.

Dana and David Dornsife together with Drexel representatives and the Lindy family cut the ribbon.

Drexel Purchases West Philadelphia Community Center to Expand Community Partnerships and Programming

Four years after the Dana and David Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships opened its doors to the Powelton and Mantua communities, Drexel University announced plans to expand the programming offered to the community with the purchase in June 2018 of the West Philadelphia Community Center.