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Fry Joins Fellow Dragons on List of Most Influential Philadelphians

Drexel President John Fry, Center for Hunger-Free Communities program director Michelle Taylor and Drexel graduate Nicole Cashman all appeared in Philadelphia magazine’s ranking of the 100 most influential people in the city.
Drexel University President John Fry speaks at Drexel's 2017 Convocation.

Drexel Celebrates Convocation With an Eye on the Power of Truth

Drexel University kicked off the new academic year with attention paid to the critical role of a higher-education institution in challenging times.
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A.J. Drexel Autism Institute to Benefit from Landmark Eagles Autism Challenge

For the first time, the Philadelphia Eagles will hold a bike ride and 5k run/walk to raise money for autism research efforts, and the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute was named as one of the benefitting partners.
Drexel University President John Fry addresses a room of WorkReady students and their Drexel employers at an event on Aug. 14. Photo courtesy Sarah Colins.

Drexel Celebrates 15 Years Hiring WorkReady Teens for Summer Internships

Local teenagers spent the past six weeks working summer jobs at Drexel University through the WorkReady Program.

Statement From Drexel President John Fry on Violence at Protests in Charlottesville 

President John Fry's statement in response to violence at protests in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Drexel's Mandela fellows in Gerri C. LeBow Hall.

Mandela Fellows Visit Drexel to Learn How to Lead

A group of 25 young civic leaders from across Africa are in the midst of a six-week fellowship program at Drexel meant to help them develop the skills needed to drive systemic changes in their home countries.
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Seeing Stars — and Fireworks — at Drexel’s 2017 Commencement

This year’s Universitywide commencement ceremony was held at Philly’s Citizen Bank Park and featured fireworks, an innovative speaker and so much more.

Drexel President John Fry joins a panel to talk about the University's history.

Final 125th Anniversary Lecture Offers a Fond Reflection on Big Drexel University Moments

The last in a year-long series of public lectures celebrating Drexel’s 125th anniversary brought President John Fry together with several generations of students, faculty, staff and alumni to look back at the personal experiences that define the University.

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Milken Institute Ranks Drexel University in Top 20 for Tech Transfer

The Milken Institute, an independent economic think tank, recently released a ranking of schools based on their technology commercialization. Drexel University was ranked 46th out of 225 universities across the country.
Fry, Marquez and  Duguay alongside WV WASH managers, national directors, regional directors and other staff that will be hosting Drexel's Dornsife Scholars this summer.

Drexel Dragons Travel to Sub-Saharan Africa With World Vision 

A Drexel delegation including President John Fry recently traveled to Sub-Saharan Africa with philanthropists David and Dana Dornsife.
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Brookings’ Innovation District Report Highlights Drexel’s Involvement in Strengthening Neighborhood

A new report from the Brookings Institution conducted an assessment of Philadelphia’s emerging innovation district, highlighting Drexel University’s efforts to encourage and strengthen the area surrounding its campus.
The crowd at one of Drexel's "Admitted Student Days” this past year.

Record-High Freshman Enrollment Projected for Fall 2017, Thanks to New Student-Success Strategy 

Drexel University exceeded its target freshman deposits for the upcoming academic year due to new enrollment and student success efforts, and will continue to implement financial measures the University has undertaken to adjust to its new enrollment strategy.