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OneBookOnePhiladelphia

One Book, One Philadelphia and One Drexel

Drexel University is hosting several events on campus related to the Free Library of Philadelphia’s One Book, One Philadelphia citywide reading club.
Drexel Homecoming 2018

Homecoming 2018: School Pride With Some Competition on the Side

A revamped approach to Homecoming has set the stage for a week of Drexel pride and campus spirit — plus a healthy dose of competition.
Laura N. Gitlin, PhD, joins Drexel from Johns Hopkins University.

Q&A: Laura N. Gitlin, Incoming College of Nursing and Health Professions Dean, Distinguished Professor

The College of Nursing and Health Professions has a new dean: Laura N. Gitlin, PhD.
Mario the Dragon in a snowstorm.

Winter Term: What’s on Tap?

DrexelNow has a rundown of all the key dates, events and opportunities for students during Drexel’s winter term.
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.
Heard Around Campus

Heard Around Campus — November

November was a busy month on campus, and even more will happen in the next month. Here’s what faculty and staff need to know as they look ahead.

The Dornsife Center's Thanksgiving celebration

Dornsife Community Dinner Welcomes All for Special Thanksgiving Meal

The feast brought together a standing-room-only crowd of community members in a packed tent to share in the holiday spirit.
A woman stands on Kensington Ave. in one of photographer Jeffrey Stockbridge's portraits of a community struggling through the opioid epidemic. Stockbridge's work can be found at kensingtonblues.com.

In Search of Answers to the Opioid Epidemic

A dean’s seminar hosted by Drexel University’s College of Arts and Sciences presented a variety of interdisciplinary perspectives on the root causes and the potential solutions to the opioid epidemic.
A map of smoke-free areas on Drexel's University City Campus.

Drexel Creates Smoke-Free Spaces on University City Campus

A number of areas on Drexel’s University City Campus have now been designated smoke-free zones, thanks to a senior project from a School of Public Health graduate student.

Drexel President John Fry speaking at the town hall Nov. 16.

After Detailing Drexel’s ‘Rapid Change’ at Town Hall, President Fry Looks Ahead

At a town hall for faculty and staff, Drexel President John Fry outlined what has been done at the University in recent years to better prepare it for the future.
food waste

Training the Next Generation of Chefs and Culinary Professionals to Reduce Food Waste

When the James Beard Foundation (JBF), with support from The Rockefeller Foundation, sought out culinary instructors and professors to help design and implement a curriculum to inspire a new generation of chefs and culinary professionals to substantially reduce food waste, Drexel’s Center for Food & Hospitality stepped up to the plate.

Writers Room members during their NEA Big Read launch event at the Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships, September 2016.

Writers Room Breaks in New Campus Space with Canon Photography Partnership
 

Drexel University’s Writers Room, a College of Arts and Sciences initiative within the Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships, will introduce its first satellite location on campus this fall. Located on the first floor of MacAlister Hall, it will serve as the anchor location for a new program created in partnership with Canon Solutions America Inc. to promote literacy and life skills.