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Vue32 and Summer12 Project Named “Deal of the Year” by Philadelphia Business Journal

Location and partnership between Drexel University and Radnor Property Group were cited as major factors for distinction.
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Drexel Recognizes Annual Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month across the country and here on Drexel’s campus.
Ryan Roe with Soohorang, the mascot of the 2018 Winter Olympics.

A Drexel Co-op at the 2018 Winter Olympics

One Drexel University student is currently in South Korea for a co-op working at the 2018 Winter Olympics and Winter Paralympics games.

  Back row, left to right: Dean Cohen, Amy Gottsegen, Kelly Weissberger (Associate Director, CSD), Ashleigh Jugan, Nicholas Barber, Vincent O’Leary, Provost Blake, Riki McDaniel, Ian Nichols, Caitlin Walczyk, Sam Buczek, Meredith Wooten (Director, CSD), Dean Van Bockstaele, Martha Meiers (Program Coordinator, CSD). Front row, left to right: Caitlin Cooper, Ana Monastero, Jacob Baron, Dylan O’Donoghue, Marina D’souza, Gabrielle Salib, Emily Coyle (Fellowships Advisor, CSD). Photo credit Jordan Stein.

Meet the Drexel Dragons up for the Biggest Awards This Year

Drexel University’s Center for Scholar Development recently hosted an event to recognize the hard work and initiative taken by those students who applied for major fellowships this year.
Aimee Turner, Miss Philadelphia 2018.

Meet Miss Philadelphia 2018 — She’s a Drexel Student

Aimee Turner, a senior custom-designed major in the Pennoni Honors College studying for an interdisciplinary science degree, was recently crowned the new Miss Philadelphia.

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Just Putting it Out There — How #MeToo, Awareness Months and Facebook Are Helping Us Heal

If we have learned anything on social media in 2017 it’s that everything isn’t okay. Far from it. But we are finally starting to talk about it — according to researchers at Drexel University who study our relationships with social network sites. Their latest work, an examination of how and why women decide to disclose pregnancy loss on Facebook, sheds light on a shift in our social media behavior that is making it easier for people to come forward and share their painful, personal and often stigmatized stories.
The complex sport of rat hockey was on display for all to see at the Academy of Natural Sciences.

Hockey with Rats, Curling with Turtles: It's Animal Olympics Week at the Academy

To celebrate the 2018 Winter Olympics, the Academy of Natural Sciences is hosting its own “Academy Winter Games” for its athletically inclined animals.
Joseph Roche, an entertainment and arts management student who helped set up and take down the stage in Justin Timberlake's halftime show. 

Dragons Fly With Eagles at The 2018 Super Bowl

It takes a team to throw a great Super Bowl party, and this year’s production involved many Drexel faculty, staff and students, whether for work or play.
Members of the International Graduate Student Association in front of the biowall prior to their Thanksgiving dinner.

Serving International Graduate Students on Campus and Abroad


Serving International Graduate Students on Campus and Abroad

The International Graduate Student Association plays a big part in helping foreign students find their footing at Drexel.

Samantha Bickel, left, and Kamille Watson, right, with the Pro Bowl trophy.

All-Star Sport Management Students Kick Off Pro Bowl Volunteering

Two graduate students in the online sport management program in the Center for Sport Management got up close and personal with behind-the-scenes activity promoting the 2018 Pro Bowl.
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Trauma Support for Welfare Recipients Helps Them Earn More, Study Shows

Research shows that addressing Welfare recipients’ past and current trauma help them earn more at their jobs — providing hope for an exit from the program.
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One Book, One Philadelphia and One Drexel

Drexel University is hosting several events on campus related to the Free Library of Philadelphia’s One Book, One Philadelphia citywide reading club.