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Taylor Andrews' winning entry to the "Paws"itive Art Contest. Photo courtesy Taylor Andrews.

‘Paws’itive Art Contest Digs Up Art by Drexel Dragons

Drexel’s therapy dogs recently announced the winners of their springtime competition — and the entries were really “fetch”ing.
Chai as a muse. Photo — and art — credit: Mallika Kodavatiganti.

Drexel Therapy Dogs Host ‘Paws’itive Art Contest

In the absence of on-campus snuggles, the University’s three beloved Cane Corso employees are still virtually helping Dragons improve their wellness — by acting as muses.
Trucks preparing to mail out the New Student Admission Letters as the University was closing on March 20. Photo credit: Mary K. Catalfamo.

At Drexel, Community Comes Together as Dragons Stay Apart

While the COVID-19 pandemic runs its course, Drexel continues to innovate and promote research, scholarship and well-being.
A conditioning group exercise class taught on Zoom by Drexel instructor and alumna Johanna Burns. Photo credit: Bryan Ford.

Drexel’s Rec Center Pivots to Host Virtual Trainings and Sessions

With campus closed, the Recreation Center is now hosting group exercise classes and training sessions on Instagram and Zoom, and will do the same for eSports tournaments and virtual town halls.
The entrance of the Drexel Recreation Center.

Drexel Recreation Center Celebrates 10-year Anniversary

Drexel's Director of Athletics and Assistant Athletic Director of Athletics discussed what the Recreation Center has accomplished over the years, from hosting 6.7 million visitors to improving the University’s capacity for fitness and wellness.
19-month-old Java.

Employee Spotlight: Java, Drexel’s Newest Therapy Dog

There’s a three-generation therapy dog dynasty here at Drexel — and its youngest member, Java, just became a University employee.
Student bloggers for 'My Rec Life'

Student Bloggers Showcase Drexel Recreational Athletics’ Offerings Through ‘My Rec Life’

In September, a new video blog from Drexel’s Department of Athletics was launched to introduce students to new healthy living options, as well as give student staff the chance to spearhead the project.

Buckley Bubble rendering

Redevelopment of 33rd Street Corridor to Expand Nexus of Athletics Activity for Drexel and Philadelphia

The hub of athletics activity on Drexel’s University City campus will soon have a new look — and even more activity. Announced today, renovation plans for the two-block stretch of 33rd Street adjacent to the University’s indoor varsity and recreational sports complexes, will expand its athletics and events space, and bring in US Squash, the national governing body of the sport of squash, as a new tenant and developer of the Pennsylvania Armory.
5 Facts Drexel Recreation Center

Five Little Known Facts: Drexel Recreation Center

Whether you’re a gym pro or a novice, an individual or a group, a Drexel Dragon or community member, there’s something for everyone at the Rec Center. Don’t let these myths stop you from getting through the door and getting your workout on!

Memorial Day Primer bagpipers

Drexel Joins Local Community in Honoring Fallen Heroes at Memorial Day Primer

At the eight annual Memorial Day Primer on Drexel’s University City Campus, contributions from both the local academic and Powelton Village community helped honor servicemen and women as well as celebrate town-and-gown relations.

Laura Sherbondy and Paul Furtaw coordinated Drexel's first Fresh Check Day

Inaugural Fresh Check Day to Shed Light, Spark Action Around Student Mental Health

Staff coordinators aim to remind students to refuel, recharge and engage with classmates to safeguard their psychological well-being.
The Actors Gymnasium performs “Marie and Phil: A Circus Love Letter” (2015). Nico Añón is the bottom left performer. Photo courtesy of The Actors Gymnasium.

This Drexel Student is Reaching New Heights

For many, the circus is just entertainment. For Nico Añón, a Drexel University freshman studying mechanical engineering in the College of Engineering, the circus is home.