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High School Students Join Youth Development Expert at Drexel to Debate College vs. Career Readiness

Four talented high school students from the Philadelphia Scholastic Debate League will debate the merits of college versus career readiness on Tuesday, Oct. 29 from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., as part of the Critical Conversations in Urban Education lecture series hosted by Drexel University’s School of Education. 

Bill Lynch Stepping Down as School of Education Dean

Dr. William Lynch has notified University leadership and School of Education colleagues that he will step down as dean of the school at the end of his current term of service on June 30, 2014.

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Math Forum: The Co-Op Perspective

Two students from the College of Education have been working at the Math Forum as part of the Drexel co-op program. Read how they not only got into classrooms to observe teacher-student interactions, but also got to come up with methods for teachers to try in their very own classrooms.

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Honorary Degree Recipients Announced for 126th Drexel Commencement

Drexel will celebrate its 126th commencement on June 14 and June 15. More than 5,000 students will receive a degree from Drexel this year and 13 honorary degrees will be distributed to prominent individuals distinguished in their fields.

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Drexel Hosts Grand Opening of New Office in Washington, D.C.

On Thursday, May 30, Drexel will host a grand opening celebration for a new office in Washington, D.C. that will serve as a multifunctional academic and outreach center for the University and its online subsidiary Drexel University Online.
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Artists and Educators to Discuss Learning through the Arts as part of Urban Education Series

Using the arts to foster learning, motivation and success for urban students will be the topic of conversation among a panel of artists and educators at “Learning through the Arts” on Tuesday, April 30 as part of the Critical Conversations in Urban Education lecture series hosted by Drexel’s School of Education.

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Q&A with James Connell: Checking in With the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute

Dr. James Connell, who joined Drexel last year as the clinical director of the A.J Drexel Autism Institute, shared with DrexelNow some of the latest developments at the institute since its launch last year.

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Behavioral Traits are Biggest Barrier to Teen Employment, New Study Reveals

As the share of employed teens across the nation has plummeted over the last decade, a new study from Drexel University’s Center for Labor Markets and Policy and the Commonwealth Corporation reveals some practical solutions to the challenge of declining teen employment.

Autism Experts at Drexel Available to Comment for Autism Awareness Month

Drexel Offers Doctorate, Graduate Programs at MCCC's University Center in Pottstown

Drexel University has joined Montgomery County Community College’s (MCCC) University Center initiative and will soon offer doctorate, graduate and professional development programs in Pottstown through its School of Education.

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Q&A with Tina Richardson: Philadelphia Public School District Closings

Last week, the Philadelphia School Reform Commission ordered the closing of 23 Philadelphia School District schools. Drexel's Tina Richardson spoke with DrexelNow about why the public has reacted so strongly to the closings, whether the process was flawed, and how the remaining schools can best welcome the reassigned students.

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New Drexel University Graduate Program will Prepare Students for Museum Leadership

A new graduate program offered by Drexel’s Westphal College of Media Arts & Design will prepare students for leadership roles in museums across the country and around the world.