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Faculty Highlights

Faculty Highlights: Grants and Awards From Spring 2019

Read all about the sponsored research and major gifts and recognition that were recently received by faculty at Drexel, like the 53 faculty and staff members who were named this year’s Drexel Areas of Research Excellence (DARE) awardees.
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Briefly Noted: Campus News From Spring 2019

Last term, Drexel Procurement Services launched Amazon Business and changed its purchasing policy and business meal guidelines. Plus, there were changes done to construction projects and recycling methods. Here’s what you need to know going forward.
Heard Around Campus

Heard Around Campus — June

With commencement season over, summer term already started and the fiscal year coming to an end, there’s a lot of deadlines and news that faculty and staff should be aware of going into July.
A photo of the Drexel Astronomy from the University's 1975 yearbook, courtesy of Drexel Archives.

‘Hidden Treasures’ Follow-Up: Drexel Alumnus and Professor Remembers the University’s Astronomy Society

In response to a previous article about the "hidden treasure" that is the University's observatory, an alumnus and current Drexel assistant clinical professor reminisced about what it was like being the vice president of Drexel's Astronomy Society when he was a chemistry major here at Drexel before graduating in the ’70s.
Employee Olympics 2019 at Drexel.

Ready, Set, Register! Participate in the 2019 Employee Olympics and Earn Wellness Points

Drexel University will host its 10th annual Employee Olympics on June 18. Faculty and staff can compete individually or on teams for seven different events.
11 co-op student winners were recognized for their extraordinary achievements during their work experiences.

2019 Cooperative Education Awards Bring Together Drexel’s Best of the Best

The nearly 100-year-old co-op program is a cornerstone of Drexel University, and its annual award ceremony this year brought together the many different types of Dragons who contribute to its success.
Penny Hammrich, PhD, is the new dean of the School of Education.

Penny Hammrich, PhD, Named Dean of School of Education

Interim Dean Penny Hammrich, PhD, who is also a professor in the School of Education, will become officially instated as the leader of the school. 
Leaders from Penn Medicine, Drexel University, The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia Orchestra at an event announcing the Philadelphia Cultural Pass Program

Drexel and Penn Medicine to Pilot New Program Uniting Major Employers and Cultural Institutions

Drexel University and Penn Medicine will join to launch the Philadelphia Cultural Pass pilot grant program, an effort to support vital arts and cultural institutions in the city, offer valuable new opportunities for staff, and attract top talent to the region. The Philadelphia Cultural Pass program will provide a fresh pathway to introduce employees and their families to internationally renowned arts institutions and the concerts, exhibits, and performances that have put Philadelphia on the map as a pre-eminent hub for the arts. The pilot program also aims to broaden the reach of these institutions to more people that work and live around Philadelphia, and to build a community of ambassadors who are active participants in the region’s cultural economy.

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Inspiring Little Dragons to Dream at Drexel

Last week, Drexel University hosted the children and relatives of faculty and staff for its annual Inspire A Child to Dream Day, which is the University’s version of the national “Take Our Daughters And Sons To Work®” program.
Heard Around Campus

Heard Around Campus — April

In this roundup of Drexel events and news, you can learn about professional and personal opportunities available through the University, including the inaugural Director of the Teaching and Learning Center and a last call to register for the 2018 Eagles Autism Challenge.
An edited photo of the Joseph R. Lynch observatory.

Hidden Treasures: The Drexel Home of Philadelphia’s Largest Telescope

Drexel University’s Joseph R. Lynch Observatory is located on the roof of Curtis Hall and contains Philadelphia’s largest telescope.
Faculty Highlights

Faculty Highlights: Grants and Awards From Winter 2019

Read all about the sponsored research and major gifts and recognition that were recently received by faculty at Drexel — including a College of Medicine associate professor’s five-year, R01-type individual research grant for $2.8 million.