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Roger Dennis

Roger Dennis, Founding Dean of Kline School of Law, to Retire

Roger Dennis, founding dean of the Thomas R. Kline School of Law, will retire next year. Dennis has agreed to stay on through the end of the 2016-17 academic year while the University undertakes a national search for his replacement.
Katrina Mavroudis, Rachel Holt, Abbie Heller, Kelsey Ashworth and Jill Schroeder

Drexel Trial Team Overrules Top Law Schools to Win National Championship

The Kline School of Law trial team faced off against some of the best law schools in the country in the finals of the American Association for Justice Student Trial Advocacy Competition and emerged the national champions.

Colleen Farrell in Afghanistan

They Needed Women More Than They Thought: Drexel Veterans Speak on the Role of Women in the Military

Five Drexel vets gathered on March 2 to discuss the hardships and successes of serving as women in the American and Israeli military.

2016 Provost Fellows:  Cameron Abrams,  Ulrike Altenmüller-Lewis, Bret Asbury, Aroutis Foster, Timothy Kurzweg, Jason Silverman and Mitra Taheri

Meet Seven Faculty Helping to Run the University This Year

The Provost Fellows program is back and bigger than before with seven fellows selected this year to assist with a packed agenda of University initiatives.

The cover of "Death of a Pharaoh."

Bringing ‘Death of a Pharoah’ to Life

Drexel’s Alex Geisinger found he needed to look no further than his own professional backyard for creative help on a personal project.
Thomas R. Kline School of Law at Commencement

Legendary Trial Lawyer Thomas R. Kline Speaks at Drexel Law School Commencement

Drexel University’s Thomas R. Kline School of Law celebrated the class of 2015 at its seventh commencement ceremony that took place at the Kimmel Center for Performing Arts (300 S. Broad Street) on Thursday, May 21 from 2 to 5 p.m.

Protestors carrying placards at a Black Lives Matter demonstration in New York City in Nov. 2014.

#BlackLivesMatter Panel Discussion at Drexel during Black History Month

During Black History Month, a roundtable discussion will be held at Drexel University on Friday, Feb. 20 from 6 – 8 p.m. to examine police violence against African Americans, the criminal justice system and community responses. The event will be held in Drexel's MacAlister Hall, 2019-2020 (3250 Chestnut St., Philadelphia). It is sponsored by Drexel’s Office of Equality and Diversity.
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.
Dean Roger Dennis, Thomas R. Kline and President John A. Fry (L-R) in Drexel University's Main Building. Photo credit: Ben Knisley.

Drexel’s School of Law Receives Unprecedented $50 Million Gift from Thomas R. Kline

Drexel University’s School of Law will be named the Thomas R. Kline School of Law in honor of a landmark $50 million gift that will transform legal education at Drexel for generations to come, Drexel President John A. Fry announced today. The commitment by Kline, one of the nation’s most respected and influential trial lawyers and a champion of the elevation of trial advocacy training for law students, marks the largest single gift in the University’s history.
A new study from Drexel University found that the majority of young people are not aware of the legal ramifications of underage sexting

Majority of Minors Engage in Sexting, Unaware of Harsh Legal Consequences

Sexting among youth is more prevalent than previously thought, according to a new study from Drexel University that was based on a survey of undergraduate students at a large northeastern university. More than 50 percent of those surveyed reported that they had exchanged sexually explicit text messages, with or without photographic images, as minors. 

Drexel seal, commencement stage

Drexel Announces 2014 Honorary Degree Recipients for June Commencement

More than 5,000 students will graduate from Drexel University at its 127th Commencement on June 13 and 14 in five separate ceremonies. Drexel will award 20 honorary degrees to prominent individuals, including NBC News’ chief foreign affairs correspondent Andrea Mitchell, legendary architect Robert A.M. Stern and MIT professor Robert Langer — the most cited engineer in history.

In Child Custody Disputes, LGBT Parents Face Bias in the Courts, New Drexel Review Finds

Court decisions that favor a heterosexual parent over a gay or lesbian parent in a custody dispute often do not consider important social science research on parenting by gay and lesbian individuals, according to a new review from Drexel University.