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Drexel basketball and wrestling student athletes, coaches and staff recount the 2020–2021 season’s differences, delays, setbacks and triumphs.

One and Done: How ‘High Risk’ Drexel Sports Teams Made it Through a Pandemic Season

In their own words, Drexel basketball and wrestling student athletes, coaches and staff recount the 2020–2021 season’s differences, delays, setbacks and triumphs.

A work from home desk set-up.

Drexel Pilots Expanded Flexible-Work Arrangements

Five academic and four administrative units are participating in a pilot project to test the viability of widening the University’s existing Flexible Work Arrangement Policy.
Kymberlee Montgomery, DNP, a clinical professor of nursing and senior associate dean of nursing and student affairs, administers Pfizer vaccines at an April 19 vaccination clinic at Drexel University.

Drexel Vaccine Clinics Offer Dragons A Shot of Post-Pandemic Hope

On April 19, more than 1,000 Dragons received their first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at one of many Drexel University-sponsored and Sunray Pharmacy-operated clinics for employees and students.

 

One of the combs purchased by Naomi Ford, on top of the original holly wrapping paper. Photo credit: Robert and Penny Fox Historic Costume Collection. Credit: Gift of Mrs. Anne Wright.

What Drexel Does — and Doesn’t — Have From the 1918 Pandemic

How were Drexel and other institutions now part of the University affected by the 20th century influenza outbreak? Based off of their archival collections, it’s hard to say.
Seasoned pandemic co-op students share success strategies to help other Dragons make their current co-op experiences a grand slam.

One Year Later: Play-by-play Advice for the Pandemic Co-op

Five seasoned pandemic co-op students who are part of the Steinbright Career Development Center’s Peer Mentor program already knocked their pandemic co-ops out of the park. Now, they’re sharing success strategies to help other Dragons make their current co-op experiences a grand slam.
Three master’s students in different disciplines of creative arts therapy discussed the stressors, hurdles and advice for maintaining sound mental health one year into the coronavirus pandemic.

One Year Later: Mental Health Tips From Drexel Students, For Drexel Students

Three master’s students in different disciplines of creative arts therapy discussed the stressors, hurdles and advice for maintaining sound mental health one year into the coronavirus pandemic.
Boba King, located at 32nd and Chestnut streets, celebrated its grand opening on April 1.

12 Campus Amenities Newly Opened or Offered for Spring Term

With the warmer weather has come expanded offerings both on and near campus in terms of recreation, dining and arts and culture.

Since March 2020, Drexel faculty and international academic partners have been pivoting planned study abroad trips to engaging remote learning opportunities.

Global at Home: Drexel Study Abroad Goes Virtual During the Pandemic

Since March 2020, Drexel faculty and international academic partners have been pivoting planned study abroad trips to engaging remote learning opportunities.
A screenshot from a Campus Activities Board (CAB) virtual team building event featuring Maxey, Nash and other members of the organization's executive board.

One Year Later: What the Pandemic Has Taught Us About Campus Engagement

After a rollercoaster of a year that changed the way Drexel’s student body engages with campus, the community and each other, two student leaders reflect on what was learned and where the Dragon community can go from here.
A Drexel University class during the fall 2020 term. Photo by Ben Wong.

More Student Takeaways from the Return Oversight Committee

In the last two meetings of a series of Q&As held last week, University leaders discussed topics like vaccine updates, ramping up face-to-face offerings, mask requirements and on-campus parking and dining.

 

A screenshot of participants in the March 10 event.

More Faculty and Professional Staff COVID-19 Questions, Answered

In two Q&As held last week, University leaders discussed topics like vaccinations, phased return and ventilation in office spaces.
As a health ambassador for Drexel University, Raymond Sarem keeps vigilant over each of the nooks and crannies of the 11-story Gerri C. Lebow Hall, particularly on the four floors where classes take place.

Meet Drexel’s New ‘Health Ambassadors’

At the beginning of winter term, the University instituted a new public safety measure to ensure that everyone on campus observes pandemic-era safety guidelines, especially in high-traffic areas at peak times.