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NIH Awards Drexel University $14.4 Million for Health Disparities Research

Drexel University’s Dornsife School of Public Health and College of Nursing and Health Professions recently received a 5-year, $14.4 million “Faculty Institutional Recruitment for Sustainable Transformation” (FIRST) grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to hire, retain and support diverse, early career researchers with a focus on health disparities research on aging, chronic disease and/or environmental determinants.
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Faculty Highlights: Recent Grants and Awards

Last term, Drexel faculty were recognized for their research and achievements, like Alexis Roth, PhD, associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, who received a NIH R01 grant for $4.9 million to assess HIV prevention interventions over the next five years.
A map of updates to Drexel University's University City campus since March 2020. Illustration by Alese Dickson.

While We Were Away

Welcome back to Drexel…fully in person. Whether you’re reacquainting yourself with campus after being remote or are exploring it for the first time, know that throughout this unusual past year and a half, Drexel has not stood still.
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What the Brain Shows: The Benefits of Virtual Reality in Creative Arts Therapies

In one of the first studies of its kind, researchers from Drexel University’s College of Nursing and Health Professions and School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, examined the differences in prefrontal cortex (PFC) activation between two distinct drawing tasks in VR, including with the introduction of a calming fragrance stimulus.
DrexelNow checked in with the new students joining our campus community this fall about their past experiences, future plans, and their hopes and worries about starting their Drexel careers amidst the ongoing pandemic. Pictured: Zoe Boynton

10 New Dragons Discuss Starting at Drexel This Fall

DrexelNow checked in with the new students joining our campus community this fall about their past experiences, future plans, and their hopes and worries about starting their Drexel careers amidst the ongoing pandemic.

Keyanna Bynum (third from right) poses with fellow nursing students during the last academic year at their final clinical.

How to Find Your People, Stay True to Yourself When Starting at Drexel

Keyanna Bynum, BSN ’21, who helped make the Center for Black Culture what it is today as part of its first Advisory Board, explains that though there are so many opportunities when first starting college, it’s important to find the people with and places where students can access a home away from home.

Drexel students Ben Fink, left, and Armon Owlia ’20, center, with DASP Director Amy Edwards. Photo courtesy Amy Edwards.

Drexel Autism Support Program: A Unique Offering for Unique Learners

The University’s holistic approach helps neurodivergent Dragons adjust and prepare for college and employment.
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Drexel University and University of Arizona Partner for Collaborative Complementary and Integrative Health Degree and Certification

Drexel University’s College of Nursing and Health Professions announced that it will offer a collaborative degree and certification program in Complimentary and Integrative Health with The Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine (AWCIM) at the University of Arizona starting Fall 2021. The Complementary and Integrative Health (CIH)/ Integrative Health or Wellness (IHW) Coaching Pathway Program is designed for qualified students who wish to pursue a Master of Science (MS) in Complementary and Integrative Health at Drexel, while concurrently pursuing an Integrative Health or Wellness Coaching certification from AWCIM.
Drexel student Charmaine Patterson cooks food in the kitchen at the University.

Drexel Student Wins $25,000 Scholarship from Guy Fieri's ‘Restaurant Reboot’

Fourth-year culinary arts student Charmaine Patterson received a $25,000 scholarship live on Guy Fieri’s “Restaurant Reboot” on June 12. In this Q&A with DrexelNow, she reveals her hopes for fall term and the future as well as the hardships she and the food industry endured during the pandemic.
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Drexel Helps Set Climate Resilience Research Agenda for Philadelphia

A new collaboration between the University, Academy of Natural Sciences, City of Philadelphia, DVRPC and local organizations will ultimately create a research agenda to help make the region more climate resilient.
Faculty Highlights

Faculty Highlights: Recent Grants and Awards

Last term, Drexel University faculty were recognized for their scholarly research and professional contributions and recognitions.
The commencement set-up in Mandell Theater where non-semester-based college and school ceremonies were livestreamed from June 7–10.

Drexel Virtually Celebrates 2021 Graduates of Colleges, Schools, Heritage Groups

Before the University-wide ceremony at Citizen’s Bank Park on June 11, commencement for Drexel’s colleges, schools and students of the African diaspora were held virtually though celebrated wholeheartedly.