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The spread of the virus in Pennsylvania’s correctional facilities is particularly likely and dangerous due to a confluence of systemic factors, which are documented in a recently released report, from legal scholars in the Andy and Gwen Stern Community Lawyering Clinic at Drexel University and the Amistad Law Project, titled Pandemic in PA’s Prisons.
On June 17, members of the Fall 2020 COVID-19 Task Force highlighted how Drexel’s academics, student life, research, human resources, real estate and facilities and campus health are adapting for the fall quarter.
The classroom experience was different this term, but faculty found creative and innovative ways to translate the physical learning environment digitally for students, with the help of colleagues and professional staff members from across the University.
Tips on Preparing For and Taking Online Finals This Unprecedented Term
Lindsay Matias, assistant director of the Center for Learning and Academic Success Services (CLASS), shares her views on the strategies, pitfalls and benefits of online final exam taking for Dragons this term.
Though COVID-19 has inhibited access to the studio space and materials they’re used to, Sculpture I students and faculty are working well (remotely) with what they have at their disposal.
For the first time in Drexel University’s 100-year co-op program history, students are working remotely due to COVID-19, along with a lot of the non-essential work force. Students and employer representatives explain what’s different, what’s the same and how to adapt.
Bruce Katz, co-founder and inaugural director of Drexel’s Nowak Metro Finance Lab, talks about his work shaping policy recommendations for the federal government’s next small business bill, and how he’s analyzing and advising cities during the pandemic.
Most of the University’s more than 300 student organizations are maintaining operations as they social distance away from campus, and have found ways to continue to hold events, keep the community together and even make a difference.
Drexel University’s Weekend Warriors club and co-sponsoring student organizations will host four adventure athletes for virtual presentations through its Explorer Series, including Alex Honnold of “Free Solo” fame.
It’s important to be flexible with how you prepare and enjoy food, from loose grocery lists to setting schedules to balancing indulgences.
Alumni, adjunct faculty and a student co-op are creating labels illustrating spaces six feet apart. And, they’re donating them to life-sustaining businesses.
Sixty-five Dragons appealed for University Housing this term, and are sheltering on campus while most of the rest of the Drexel community is at home. Three students discuss their circumstances, new routines and hopes for the future.
COVID-19 has made virtual presentations the new norm. Two faculty members and two MD/PhD students who recently defended their thesis share tips on how to do this successfully, and why it might even be preferable to an in-person event.
Athletic Director and Psychology Professor Eric Zillmer, PsyD, was set to teach a course this term on happiness. Then the COVID-19 pandemic happened, and the importance of finding joy became all the more real.
Things have changed since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, including how students connect with potential employers and the outlook for college labor market the Class of 2020 will soon enter into. Fortunately, Steinbright professionals are still here with the tips and resources Dragons need to succeed.
Sure, you’re working from home — but are you working from home correctly? Make sure your new desk or work area is ergonomically friendly by following these guidelines from Drexel’s Department of Environmental Health and Safety.
When life hands you a pandemic, launch a virtual Minecraft music festival — at least, this was the approach taken by Michael Silverglade when COVID-19 sabotaged his band’s spring tour and, subsequently, his senior project.
Annette Molyneux, PhD, assistant vice president for Student Life and director of Counseling and Health Services, discusses the drastic daily changes that have popped up due to the coronavirus pandemic, and how to cope with them.
You’re off campus right now, and you might even be out of the city. Here’s what some of your favorite spaces near Drexel look like while you’re gone.
If you’re safely able to take a stroll outside, try race walking to add some extra exercise to your time outdoors.
DrexelNow spoke with Karen Verderame, animal programs developer for the Academy of Natural Sciences at Drexel University, about the process of caring for hundreds of live animals and insects during a pandemic — including a few she decided to take home as unconventional quarantine house guests.
While the COVID-19 pandemic runs its course, Drexel continues to innovate and promote research, scholarship and well-being.
With campus closed, the Recreation Center is now hosting group exercise classes and training sessions on Instagram and Zoom, and will do the same for eSports tournaments and virtual town halls.
When most of the activity in Philadelphia came to a halt due in an effort to curtail the spread of the novel coronavirus, Drexel University alum Evan Ehlers and his food recovery nonprofit saw more action than ever — and rose to the challenge to benefit the city’s less fortunate.
Annette Molyneux, PhD, assistant vice president for Student Life and director of Counseling and Health Services at Drexel University, discusses the drastic daily changes students face due to the coronavirus pandemic, and how to cope.
Medical and nursing faculty, staff and students are gathering masks, gowns, gloves and other personal protective equipment to donate to hospitals and health care workers.
Every day, the head of Drexel’s Department of History speaks with experts about news and developments related to COVID-19 — and he wants you to listen in.
Some Drexel University students will take their first online class this spring as the curriculum goes virtual in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. To help cope with this transition, some of Drexel's top online students provided their online learning hacks and best practices.
With the University shifting to handling most campus functions remotely for faculty, staff and students, now is the time to make sure you’re up to date on best practices for working online.
With campus now officially closed as of March 20, here’s what Dragons should know about what resources are and are not available as they prepare to work and learn remotely.
From a “shelter-in-place” order to options for upcoming relief efforts, here’s what Dragons remaining local to Philadelphia should know about the city’s response measures to the novel coronavirus outbreak.
Members of Drexel's Creative Arts Therapies Department offered tips on how to manage yourself creatively and effectively while in social isolation.
In this Q&A, the Dornsife School of Public Health Dean Ana V. Diez Roux, MD, PhD shares the latest on COVID-19.
The latest information on what Dragons preparing to stay on campus or use campus services should know about, in terms of events, dining services and other updates.
Here’s how the city has responded to the novel coronavirus outbreak, and what Dragons remaining on or near campus should keep in mind.
The College of Nursing and Health Professions and Dornsife School of Public Health hosted discussions on how healthcare professionals and the general public can be prepared to face the novel coronavirus.
In this Q&A, the Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg Dean discussed what is known and unknown about COVID-19, and what sources he's turning to for coronavirus news and updates.