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The crowd at an opening event for the 'Museum of Where We Are' exhibition held in the Rincliffe Gallery on Dec. 10.

Drexel Unveils ‘Museum of Where We Are’ Exhibition of Design History Students’ Work

Since the beginning of the pandemic, “ARTH 300: The History of Modern Design” students have been cultivating the beauty and meaning from everyday objects. That work is now on display on Drexel’s University City Campus and a half a world away thanks to new collaborators abroad.

Eakins Oval in the summer.

Looking to the Arts and Culture Community as a Source of Civic Healing

Besides its multibillion-dollar economic impact, a robust arts infrastructure fosters neighborhoods with more social cohesion and greater community engagement, Associate Professor Andrew Zitcer writes in this essay originally published in the Philadelphia Inquirer.

From left to right: Drexel students Sarah Wetzel, William Newman and Atharva Bhagwat. “This is inside the Plenary, a large room where the delegates from each country and organization gathered for the high-level events. Barack Obama also gave a speech in here a few days prior, which Sarah and I were able to attend,” Newman said. Photo courtesy William Newman.

Drexel Hosts First COP Event, Sends Delegation to COP26

Though the University has observed the United Nations climate conference since 2015, this was the first time that it cohosted an event at the international gathering, which 11 Dragons attended in 2021.
Urban street scene from diversity-rich Brooklyn, NY

Drexel and Brandywine Workshop and Archives Partner To Expand Free Database of Diverse Art and Artists

Drexel University and the Brandywine Workshop and Archives (BWA) have partnered to extend and improve Brandywine’s Artura.org, the nation’s first free online database of contemporary diverse art and artists. A recent $500,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will fund the project that will be managed by Drexel’s Lenfest Center for Cultural Partnerships with participation from the School of Education and the Arts Administration & Museum Leadership graduate program in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design.

Mandell Theater.

Drexel Arts, Culture and Campus Recommendations

New faculty and professional staff from the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design shared what media, pandemic innovations and campus spots they’ve been enjoying.
Omkari Williams shared these tips in her “Activism For the Rest of Us” workshop hosted on Oct. 27 by the Pennoni Honors College and supported by The Center for Black Culture, the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and the College of Arts and Sciences.

8 Tips for Accomplishable Activism

Omkari Williams — a speaker, writer, podcast host and coach for activists — shared these tips in her “Activism For the Rest of Us” workshop hosted on Oct. 27 by the Pennoni Honors College and supported by The Center for Black Culture, the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and the College of Arts and Sciences.

“Miniature of Drexel University's Main Building,” a 1920 watercolor by John Dull (1859–1949), which is part of The Drexel Collection. Photo courtesy The Drexel Collection.

The State of the Art on and off Drexel’s Campus

There are several art exhibitions and collections (both in person and online) showcasing the art of everything from Polish posters to presidential memorabilia to prehistoric fossils.
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Faculty Highlights: Recent Grants and Awards

Last term, Drexel faculty were recognized for their research and achievements, like Alexis Roth, PhD, associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, who received a NIH R01 grant for $4.9 million to assess HIV prevention interventions over the next five years.
Drexel University President John Fry spoke to the Drexel community at Convocation.

At 2021 Convocation, Drexel Looks Both Forward and Inward

The annual event marking the start of the new academic year highlighted the best of Drexel innovation and potential.
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Fashion From the 1920s Roars Into Display for Drexel’s New Fox Historic Costume Collection Exhibition

A stunning collection of women’s fashions from the 1920s will be on display from Friday, Nov. 5 – Friday, April 8, as part of Venus & Diana: Fashioning the Jazz Age, presented by Drexel University’s Robert and Penny Fox Historic Costume Collection (FHCC) of the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design.

Incoming Undergraduate Student Government Association President Jarod Watson explains how and why students should take it slow during their return to campus and practice safe habits, respect for others and putting the Dragon community first.

Six Questions on Pandemic Personal Responsibility With Drexel’s Student Body President

Incoming Undergraduate Student Government Association President Jarod Watson explains how and why students should take it slow during their return to campus and practice safe habits, respect for others and putting the Dragon community first.

DrexelNow checked in with the new students joining our campus community this fall about their past experiences, future plans, and their hopes and worries about starting their Drexel careers amidst the ongoing pandemic. Pictured: Zoe Boynton

10 New Dragons Discuss Starting at Drexel This Fall

DrexelNow checked in with the new students joining our campus community this fall about their past experiences, future plans, and their hopes and worries about starting their Drexel careers amidst the ongoing pandemic.