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Inspiring Little Dragons to Dream at Drexel

Last week, Drexel University hosted the children and relatives of faculty and staff for its annual Inspire A Child to Dream Day, which is the University’s version of the national “Take Our Daughters And Sons To Work®” program.
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Campus Digest — March 2019

Kick off spring term at Drexel with activities, announcements and a look toward commencement.
One child had the opportunity to touch and feel a real-life dinosaur fossil at the Academy of Natural Sciences during Drexel's Inspire a Child to Dream event.

Little Dragons Inspired to Dream — and Create, and Play — at Annual Event

At 2018’s annual Inspire a Child to Dream Day, the children of Drexel faculty and staff came to campus for a special day of activities.
Public Safety Veterans Family Picnic from Family Weekend 2014.

How to Celebrate This Year’s Family Weekend

Family Weekend is just around the corner. Here’s what you need to know to have the best time at the events held for parents, family members and students.
A young girl looking at some specimens of the Academy of Natural Sciences' bug collection. Photo by Meredith Dolan/ANS.

The Academy’s Staff Talks Bug Fest Favorites

With Bug Fest set for this weekend, the Academy of Natural Sciences’ staff discusses what they’re looking forward to at the annual celebration of bugs.
Teacher naturalist Caitlin Halligan at Academy of Natural Sciences' making a face as she presents on a skunk's scent to a group of children.

Learning from the 'Grossness' of Animals

Let’s face it: Animals can be gross. But what can we learn from some of the things that we find disgusting or weird? A new exhibit at the Academy of Natural Sciences shows us.
A family with two children is one of those featured in the African-American Autism video series.

African-American Families Share Autism Experiences in New Video Series

Drexel students have helped produce new films aiming to help families overcome potential barriers to seeking diagnosis and services for their children on the autism spectrum—particularly in populations that are underserved when it comes to autism awareness, diagnosis and services.

Time, Talent, Treasure—and the Trenches

LeBow College of Business alumna Dana Dornsife and her husband David not only have a name that’s well known in the Drexel community—they have a hands-on approach to philanthropy that has guided their roles as catalysts in communities and in individuals’ lives.

Q&A With Paul Thomas Clements: Talking Tragedy on Roosevelt Boulevard

Last week, a mother and her four young sons were crossing Roosevelt Boulevard when a speeding car—driven by an alleged drag racer—crashed into the family. The oldest boy, Saa'yon Griffin, was the only survivor. Paul Thomas Clements says that what young survivors and their caregivers need most after a tragic loss is honest communication.


Drexel Central Now Open for Business

Drexel Central, a one-stop location for students and families seeking assistance with billing, financial aid or registrar activities, is now open for business in Room 106 in Main Building.

Soledad O'Brien Joins Drexel for "Who is Black in America?" Documentary Screening

Drexel University will host an advance screening of the documentary “Who is Black in America?” part of a multi-part series moderated by CNN’s Soledad O’Brien which explores issues of colorism and identity.
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Five Things to Remember This Memorial Day

As Memorial Day weekend approaches, Drexel’s Coordinator of Health, Fitness and Wellness Nick Drake offers the University Community a few tips to keep in mind.