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Home Away From Home at Drexel’s New Writers Room

Drexel student ends quest of finding a place to call home on campus with new Writers Room located on first floor of MacAlister Hall.
Provost Brian Blake with honoree Alison Kenner.

Drexel Honors Outstanding Faculty Achievements at Year-End Awards

At the annual Faculty Recognition Awards Ceremony on May 24, Drexel acknowledged the faculty and staff members whose scholarship, service and teaching contribute so much to the University and its students.
Drexel professor Cheri Brooks, center, alongside Courtney Boyd, left, and John Pace.

Ex-Inmates Visit Drexel University Class on Crime and Justice

Professor Cheri Brooks brought to class a pair of recently released men who were given mandatory sentences of life without parole as teenagers, inviting a discussion on crime, punishment, retribution and rehabilitation.
"How Fast Can You Run?"

Drexel Professor Writes the Incredible True Story of the Life of a Sudanese Refugee

Drexel professor Harriet Levin Millan wrote about the incredible journey of a Sudanese refugee in a book that was made possible through a chance encounter in her creative writing class seven years ago.
This year's co-op award winners are pictured. Bottom row left to right: Lynn Gotuaco, Conchita Taylor, Chau Dang, Angelique Giannascoli and Sarah Griggs. Back row left to right: Sandra Petri, Arvid Roach and Brandon Katz.

Celebrating the Best of Drexel’s Historic Co-op Program in 2016

Drexel’s annual Cooperative Education Awards honored outstanding co-op students and employers alike.

Prof's Film Tells Story of Black American Soldiers in World War II

More than a million African-Americans fought during WWII, but their military still segregated and discriminated against them.

Eva THury

What I’m Reading: Eva Thury

For associate professor of English and philosophy Eva Thury, it all started on Pinterest. It was on this social sharing website that she found a new favorite author, John Green, who wrote the best-seller The Fault in Our Stars.

Paula Cohen

What I'm Reading: Paula Marantz Cohen

DrexelNow recently spoke with Dr. Paula Marantz Cohen, distinguished professor of English, who is currently reading Rising Tide: The Great Mississippi Flood of 1927 and How it Changed America by John M. Barry.