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Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Photo courtesy: https://www.flickr.com/photos/snoshuu/368444407/

Students, Community Members Use “War Stories” to Connect With Veterans

Drexel's English course "War Stories" up to its name, creating opportunities for Drexel students and community members to learn more about veterans.
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Drexel Joins Philadelphia Science Festival's Weeklong Celebration of Science and Technology

Students, faculty and staff from Drexel University will help make the fifth anniversary of the Philadelphia Science Festival one of the biggest citywide celebrations to date. More than 200 regional partner organizations from museums to cultural centers and educational institutions will present over 100 events across the city during the nine-day celebration intended to inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers. 


A community garden at Drexel's Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships in West Philadelphia

Drexel Research Team Connects Urban Design to Public Health

Faculty in design and public health at Drexel are working together with community-based projects in West Philadelphia. Their projects test the idea that aspects of natural systems can be woven into urban design to improve health.
The new Community Lawyering Clinic is located in Drexel’s Dana and David Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships.

Drexel Launches Free Legal Clinic for Local Residents

This fall, Drexel University’s Thomas R. Kline School of Law launched a new Community Lawyering Clinic at Drexel’s Dana and David Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships, located at 35th and Spring Garden Streets. The clinic provides law students with the opportunity to gain firsthand experience working with real clients, while empowering and serving the neighboring Mantua and Powelton Village communities of West Philadelphia.
Drexel hospitality management student Matt Sandrowski shows a classmate how to make his mother’s carrot cake recipe

Drexel Students and Neighborhood Residents Work Side-by-Side to Keep Local Culinary Traditions Alive

A new class, called “Local Culinary Traditions,” in Drexel University’s Center for Hospitality and Sport Management aims to keep family food traditions – and the stories behind them – alive. Funded by a $50,000 grant from GlaxoSmithKline, the class is intended to document culinary traditions in the West Philadelphia community and to teach people how to make those homemade dishes healthier.

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Goodwill Clothing Drive Returns to Drexel

The white donation bins are back at Drexel this summer, signifying the return of the University’s clothing drive benefitting Goodwill of Southern New Jersey and Philadelphia.
Dana and David Dornsife together with Drexel representatives and the Lindy family cut the ribbon.

Drexel Celebrates Grand Opening of Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships

Drexel University celebrated the grand opening of the Dana and David Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships on Thursday, June 12, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, the dedication of the Lindy House and tours of the site for the community.

Gerri C. LeBow Hall

Drexel Surpasses $400 Million Fundraising Goal, Ends Campaign Early

Seven months before its scheduled closing date Drexel University President John A. Fry announced the conclusion of the University’s comprehensive fundraising campaign, “Dream It. Do It. Drexel. A Campaign for the Future.” The campaign’s public phase was launched in November 2011 with a goal of reaching $400 million and was expected to conclude in June 2014, but ended early with its goal already exceeded by $55 million.

Community members help build the garden.

Drexel Helps Community Garden Spring Up in Mantua

What was once a vacant lot in West Philadelphia’s Mantua neighborhood is now a vegetable-filled garden, thanks in part to Drexel. And with more help from the University, the site may be transformed even further in the future.

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Time, Talent, Treasure—and the Trenches

LeBow College of Business alumna Dana Dornsife and her husband David not only have a name that’s well known in the Drexel community—they have a hands-on approach to philanthropy that has guided their roles as catalysts in communities and in individuals’ lives.
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Q&A With Jennifer Britton: Dornsife Center Partners With PSPCA

Drexel’s Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships was established to be a liaison between the local community and the University. But Drexel knows the city can’t only accommodate for humans—it must remember Philadelphia’s furry friends. 

Drexel explores partnerships in Africa

Drexel Delegation Travels to Ethiopia and Explores African Partnerships

Drexel President John A. Fry and a delegation recently traveled to Ethiopia to explore possible University programs in the country’s urban and rural areas. Fry was joined by Dr. Shannon Marquez, associate dean of Drexel’s School of Public Health, and philanthropists and University benefactors Dana and David Dornsife.