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Melissa DePretto Behan, EdD, senior executive director of Student Life at Drexel University, discusses myths about Residence Life with Danny Inglis, a third-year architectural and civil engineering student who is also an RA in Millennium Hall.

Mythbusters: Building Community with Residence Life

Residence Life touches on the “three C’s” of Drexel student life, which stands for community, conduct and crisis. Despite this, misconceptions do prevail about the many important ways its employee network can support Dragons’ college experiences.
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Briefly Noted: What Faculty and Staff Need to Know This Term

Here’s how to have a healthier and safer 2020 at Drexel this winter term, from financial and health check-ups to a construction update on the University City Campus.
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Campus Digest — January 2020

New year, new ways to get involved on campus!
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College of Medicine Joining Nursing and Health Professions in New Academic Building at uCity Square

The College of Medicine will eventually vacate all leased space at the Center City Campus and Queen Lane Campus to move to the University City Campus.
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Campus Digest — November 2019

Before the holidays, be aware or take part in these campus happenings!
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Briefly Noted: What Faculty and Staff Need to Know This Term

Faculty and staff should be aware of several updates when finishing up the term, from benefits (like Open Enrollment and the final days of the 2019 Wellness Incentive Program) to how they score free or discounted tickets to local museums, cultural events and Drexel basketball games.
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Campus Digest — October 2019

It’s already week 4 of fall term! Here’s what to keep in mind as you start studying for midterms.
First-year students and resident assistants hang out in a dorm room in Drexel's Bentley Hall.

Students Move In, Marvel at Bentley Hall Phase 1 Renovations

Three hundred and sixty six Drexel students moved into Bentley Hall, formerly Calhoun Hall, for the first time since 2015 after phase one renovations were made to the building itself.
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What to Know About the Spotted Lanternfly at Drexel

If you see the invasive insects on campus, Drexel’s Director of Grounds wants you to kill them — and know that the University is working on preventing them from harming the campus.
The official ribbon cutting kicks off the Grand Opening of the Pennsylvania Fabric Discovery Center.

Drexel Opens New Center to Study Fabrics of the Future

The new Center for Functional Fabrics and the Pennsylvania Fabric Discovery Center is set to become a cornerstone of the Schuylkill Yards innovation hub.
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Campus Digest — September 2019

The exciting start of the new academic year is less than a week away! Here are the things to do, know and celebrate as you start the Fall term.
Eric Berg working on a clay model of Drexel's "Mario the Magnificent" statue. Photo courtesy of Eric Berg.

Drexel Dragon Secrets, Straight from the Sculptor

The “Mario the Magnificent” dragon statue on the corner of 33rd and Market streets is one of the most prominent landmarks of Drexel’s University City Campus. The statue’s creator, Eric Berg, shed some light on what it was like designing, and sculpting, a dragon.