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Michael Nutter and John Fry

The Philadelphia of the Future: Fry, Nutter on Drexel's Role in the City's Evolution

What will Philadelphia look like in 30 years, and what role will Drexel play in its transformation? President John Fry and Mayor Michael Nutter addressed these questions at last week's CityAge gathering at Drexel.

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Drexel Breaks Ground on Biggest Building Project Ever

Drexel University and American Campus Communities celebrated the next major residential and retail milestone in University City with a ceremonial groundbreaking on Friday, Nov. 1 for the $170 million, 24-story development on Lancaster Avenue and 34th Street.

Bob Francis

Behind Drexel's Transformation: A Q&A with Bob Francis

As vice president of University Facilities, Bob Francis is faced with a monumental task: the execution of Drexel’s 2012-17 Campus Master Plan. DrexelNow spoke with Francis about what has gone into Drexel’s transformation.

Gerri C. LeBow Hall

Drexel University’s New Gerri C. LeBow Hall Opens for Business

The future of business education is here. With a dedication ceremony on Oct. 3, Drexel University officially marked the opening of the 12-story, 177,500-square-foot Gerri C. LeBow Hall—the new home of the University’s LeBow College of Business.

drexelventures

University Launches Drexel Ventures

Drexel University is creating a seed funding, incubation and technology transfer enterprise called “Drexel Ventures,” with the goal of spurring technological advancements with real-world applications. The program, which supports Drexel’s strategic priority of fostering economic development in the area, will make it easier for researchers to enter into partnerships with the private sector and translate their work into the marketplace.

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President John Fry Testifies Before House Committee on the Future of Amtrak’s NE Corridor

President John Fry traveled to New York City on Friday to testify before the chairman and members of the Committee of Transportation of the U.S. House of Representatives on the future of Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor and the benefits of private involvement in train service along the corridor.
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Drexel Acquires Firestone Building, Key Piece of Real Estate for Its Campus Transformation

Drexel acquired the property located at 3161-67 Market Street, a triangular-shaped parcel on the north side of Market Street between JFK Boulevard and 32nd Street that currently houses a Firestone auto repair shop.

Chestnut Square

American Campus Communities Announces Featured Eateries at Drexel's Chestnut Square

Drexel and American Campus Communities, Inc. adds local flavor to Chestnut Square, the newest urban mixed-use housing, with the announcement of featured eateries Zama’s second location coZara, Shake Shack®, Zavino and Joe Coffee.

Perelman Plaza

Drexel to Transform Campus Center with Perelman Plaza

Thanks to a $5 million gift from the Raymond and Ruth Perelman Education Foundation, Drexel will reimagine the center of its campus along the former 32nd Street between Chestnut and Market streets with the new Raymond G. Perelman Plaza.

Keith Orris to Lead Drexel's Corporate Relations and Economic Development

Drexel University has appointed Lancaster General Health Senior Vice President Keith A. Orris as senior vice president for Corporate Relations and Economic Development, a new position that will play a key role in realizing the vision of Drexel’s new strategic plan. Orris will join the University on October 15.