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Sept. 22 is National Voter Registration Day, and Drexel University would like to take this opportunity to encourage all eligible students, faculty and professional staff to register to vote and verify their registration status.

Election Day, Nov. 3: Remember to Vote

The Office of Government and Community Relations and Lindy Center for Civic Engagement would like to remind the entire Drexel community to vote in the General Election.
Sept. 22 is National Voter Registration Day, and Drexel University would like to take this opportunity to encourage all eligible students, faculty and professional staff to register to vote and verify their registration status.

Three Ways for Dragons to Take Action, Inspire Others Before Election Day

By volunteering, reaching out to loved ones and sharing resources widely, Dragons can make an impact beyond casting their own ballot and help contribute to the civic processes that uphold our democracy.
Sept. 22 is National Voter Registration Day, and Drexel University would like to take this opportunity to encourage all eligible students, faculty and professional staff to register to vote and verify their registration status.

Reminder: Register to Vote!

Drexel University encourages all eligible students, faculty and professional staff to register to vote and verify their registration status to ensure they are able to cast a ballot in the Nov. 3 general election.
Sept. 22 is National Voter Registration Day, and Drexel University would like to take this opportunity to encourage all eligible students, faculty and professional staff to register to vote and verify their registration status.

Drexel Celebrates National Voter Registration Day

Sept. 22 is National Voter Registration Day, and Drexel University would like to take this opportunity to encourage all eligible students, faculty and professional staff to register to vote and verify their registration status.
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Pennsylvania Primary Moves to June 2, Registration Deadline May 18

May 18 is the last day to register to vote for the June primary and May 26 is the deadline to apply for a mail-in or civilian absentee ballot.
Santa Claus and Office of Government and Community Relations Senior Vice President Brian Keech met with a very excited member of the community at the Dec. 11 toy distribution ceremony.

Turkeys, Toys and Military Care Packages: Drexel Continues Holiday Charity Drive Traditions in 2017

This year, Drexel University hosted charity drives to spread cheer to active military stationed overseas as well as children and family in the local community.
Drexel professor Ramesh Raghupathi, PhD, center, and doctoral student Brielle Ferguson, right, at the Society for Neuroscience's Capitol Hill Day.

Drexel Neuroscientists Go to Washington to Make Budget Requests

Doctoral student Brielle Ferguson and professor Ramesh Raghupathi participated in the Society for Neuroscience’s Capitol Hill Day last month, speaking with congressional representatives about the importance of federal funding for their research.
A security line at Philadelphia International Airport.

Trump’s Executive Order Leaves Drexel’s International Community in Limbo

A series of forums on campus, including one set for Feb. 8, have provided spaces for those affected by the immigration and travel ban, either directly or indirectly, to discuss their concerns and seek information about how to move forward.

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A.J. Drexel Institute for Energy and the Environment Plots a Course for Philadelphia to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Researchers from the A.J. Drexel Institute for Energy and the Environment issued a 97-page report to the City of Philadelphia that plots a detailed course for how the city can reduce its emission of greenhouse gasses—with the goal of an 80 percent reduction by the year 2050. Among its suggestions are retrofitting hospitals, grocery stores, schools and retail stores with better windows and insulation; drawing electricity from low-carbon sources like nuclear, wind and solar power; and encouraging the use of electric vehicles, public transportation, walking and cycling.
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Drexel and Penn Join White House Smart Cities Initiative

Experts from Drexel University and The University of Pennsylvania’s Institute for Urban Research will join others from cities around the country as participants in a White House initiative to make universities and their host municipalities partners in using technology to solve the challenges that face our nation’s growing urban areas.

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Engineering Peace: Drexel Joins PeaceTech Lab in Global Mission to Use Technology for Resolving Conflicts

Drexel University engineering researchers and students are joining an international effort led by PeaceTech Lab, a non-profit entity launched by the United States Institute of Peace (USIP), to prepare the next generation of humanitarian engineers. The PeaceTech Lab’s Young Engineers Program seeks to use the skills of talented young technologists in service of communities in conflict zones around the world who are seeking to create a sustainable peace. 
The United Nations Office at Geneva (Switzerland) is the second biggest U.N. center, after the United Nations Headquarters in New York.

Why Reforming the United Nations Is So Hard but So Important

As the United Nations celebrates its 70th anniversary, DrexelNow checked in with Ambassador (Ret.) Joseph M. Torsella, distinguished visiting fellow in the Center for Public Policy in Drexel University’s College of Arts and Sciences, who formerly served as the U.S. Representative to the United Nations for U.N. Management and Reform. From 2011-2014, he was responsible for leading efforts to make the U.N. a more efficient, accountable, respected and effective organization. On Wednesday, May 13, Torsella will give a public discussion at Drexel on “The U.S., the U.N. and U.N. Reform: Why its So Hard...and So Important.” The event will take place from 1:30 – 3 p.m. in the Bossone Research Enterprise Center’s Mitchell Auditorium (32nd and Market Streets, Philadelphia).