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Trump’s Legal Picks: What You Need to Know

President Donald Trump’s nominees for U.S. attorney general and U.S. Supreme Court justice have attracted significant attention in recent weeks. DrexelNow spoke with two constitutional law professors to assess their expectations for Jeff Sessions and Neil Gorsuch.
Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost M. Brian Blake speaks at the Annual Black History Month Luncheon

Packed House at the Annual Black History Month Luncheon

Attendance exceeded expectations at this year’s annual Black Faculty & Professional Staff Association’s lunch event. Luckily, there was still plenty of soul food to go around.

Ed O’Bannon, retired pro basketball player and lead plaintiff in the antitrust class action lawsuit O’Bannon v. NCAA, will be a panelist at the CARE Conference. Photo credit: Jack Rosenfeld.

Summit on College Athletes’ Rights Hosted by Drexel

In an effort to examine more closely the rights of college athletes and whether those rights are protected, Drexel University’s Center for Hospitality and Sport Management will host “College Athletes’ Rights & Empowerment Conference: Visioning A New Paradigm of College Sport (CARE)” from March 24 – 26 at the National Constitution Center and Drexel University

Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta Scott King.

How to Observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day at Drexel

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is on Jan. 18. Drexel will be on a University holiday, but there are plenty of activities at Drexel to celebrate the day.
Lallen Johnson, PhD, Drexel criminology and justice studies professor, speaking during the #BlackLivesMatter panel.

#BlackLivesMatter Panel Explores Black Community and Police Violence

On the calendar for Black History Month, a panel including Drexel faculty explored some of the more difficult questions involving the black community, violence and how we talk about it.
Part of the new exhibit at W.W. Hagerty Library highlighting the role of young people during the civil rights movement in the 1950s and 1960s.

Civil Rights Exhibit at Hagerty Library Highlights Youth's Role

Using historic photographs and periodicals, a traveling exhibit at Drexel displays the efforts of young people during pivotal times in the civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s.
Martin Luther King Jr.

5 Ways to Observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day at Drexel

With Martin Luther King Jr. Day approaching, there are many opportunities through the University and its organizations to observe the holiday honoring the slain civil rights leader.