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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.
The spotten lanternfly. Photo courtesy Jon Gelhaus.

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.
New Dragons and Dragon parents during Move-in weekend 2018 at Drexel University.

22 New Dragon Parent Questions, Explained

The Drexel Family Association put their heads together and came up with questions they had when their students first started at Drexel — questions that new Dragon parents this year will undoubtedly have as well.
Here's what incoming Drexel students should do to make sure the transition to living on Drexel University’s campus is as smooth as possible before classes begin.

New Drexel Dragons 2019: You’ve Moved In, Now What?

You’ve got your books bought, your bed made, your posters hung — but what else should you do to make sure your transition to living on Drexel University’s campus is as smooth as possible before classes begin?
Incoming students are invited to join in 10 days and nearly 250 events dedicated to helping them find their home at Drexel during Welcome Week 2019.

What to Expect for Welcome Week 2019

Incoming students are invited to join in 10 days and nearly 250 events dedicated to helping them find their home at Drexel.
Sam Hubner (middle) and Kenneth Tran (far left) are both fourth-year students and hold the positions of vice president and director of communication respectively for the Undergraduate Student Government Association (USGA) for this academic year.

Why You Should Get Involved Early at Drexel

Leadership of the Undergraduate Student Government Association (USGA) explain why first-year students should dive right into on-campus living, even if it’s scary.