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Drexel Deans Look Back at 2020

Drexel Deans Look Back at 2020 — Part Two

In a second installment, six more deans from the University’s colleges and schools reflect on what happened and what they’ve learned.
A Drexel student works out in the Rec Center during the fall 2020 term. The Rec Center will open for winter term on Jan. 25. Photo by Ben Wong.

Moving Back to Campus? Here’s What’s Open for Winter Term (and When)

As students move into on-campus residencies for the first time this academic year, here are the academic, recreational, health and retail amenities which will be open for winter term.

 

 

Students must reserve a workstation in advance in the computer lab at the W.W. Hagerty Library. Group work is not permitted in the computer lab or in any Libraries spaces at this time.

Working on Campus? Here’s What’s Open for Winter Term (and When)

As select faculty and professional staff return to campus, here are the recreational, health and retail amenities which will be open for winter term.

 

 

A Drexel student poses on campus during the fall 2020 term. For winter term, more than 1,000 undergraduate students will move on campus starting Jan. 16, though the COVID-19 pandemic continues to augment this college rite of passage and necessitate virtual programming.

Drexel Students to Move on Campus, Unite Online for Winter Term

More than 1,000 Drexel University undergraduate students will move on campus starting Jan. 16, though the COVID-19 pandemic continues to augment this college rite of passage and necessitate virtual programming.

 

 

Those tasked with campus cleaning, safety and distancing measures have been on the scene since late spring, planning and working diligently to ready Drexel housing and academic spaces, as well as other amenities, for this valiant return.

How Drexel’s Campus Facilities Have Been Prepared for Winter Student Move-In

Though it was announced in late October that Drexel University would welcome undergraduate students back for campus living, the process of preparing academic and residential spaces in the face of COVID-19 has been both ongoing and thorough.

 

 

Drexel professional staff distributing food on Dec. 19 for the Alumni Turkey Project.

Alumni Turkey Project Provides More Holiday Meals During a Year That Needed It the Most

The longstanding tradition transformed to safely donate more than 2,400 turkey dinners to local families.
Director of Student Health Services Janet Cruz, MD, seated, received the COVID-19 vaccine administered by College of Nursing & Health Professions Assistant Clinical Professor Kim McClellan, EdD.

Drexel Medical Professionals Among the First to Receive COVID-19 Vaccine

On Dec. 18, two members of Drexel’s COVID-19 response team received the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccination — with one administering the vaccine to the other.
Drexel Deans Look Back at 2020

Drexel Deans Look Back at 2020 — Part One

After a tumultuous year of change and uncertainty, deans from the University’s colleges and schools reflected on what happened and what they’ve learned.
SEPTA cleaning

SEPTA and Drexel Team up to Battle COVID-19

Researchers from Drexel University will be working with the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) on a partnership aimed at enhancing efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19 on public transportation. Through a recently formed partnership, the institutions are pursuing a federal grant for research into risk assessment, mitigation and communication strategies that will help keep riders safe and healthy.

 

The Spinal Cord Research Center of Drexel University College of Medicine was named in memory of Professor Marion Murray, PhD (1937-2018), the founder and director of the Center. Photo courtesy Itzhak Fischer, PhD.

Resiliency, Mentorship and $10 Million in Grants: Drexel Neurobiology & Anatomy in 2020

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, the department’s tried-and-true strategies remained strong enough to yield record-breaking levels of research funding.
From administering COVID tests to conducting case investigation and contact tracing, the University has relied on a cross-college battalion of faculty, professional staff and students to protect Dragons against the coronavirus, and in turn, protect the surrounding community. Photo by Jeff Fusco.

Drexel’s Interdisciplinary Battle Against COVID-19

From administering COVID tests to conducting case investigation and contact tracing, the University has relied on a cross-college battalion of faculty, professional staff and students to protect Dragons against the coronavirus, and in turn, protect the surrounding community.

 

Two Drexel graduate students speak on their experience participating in the Graduate College’s Remote Course Facilitator program, in which they aid faculty and students in the remote learning environment and gain valuable contacts and insight along the way.

Graduate Students Lend a Helping Hand With Pandemic-Era Remote Learning

Two graduate students tell DrexelNow about their experience participating in the Graduate College’s Remote Course Facilitator program, in which they aid faculty and students in the remote learning environment and gain valuable contacts and insight along the way.