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The living room in the two-bedroom apartment in Vue32.

Vue32 Offers July Move-In Deals to Drexel Community

Vue32 Offers July Move-In Deals to Drexel Community
A close-up of the face of the J. Peterson Ryder Memorial Clock.

Hidden Treasures: The J. Peterson Ryder Memorial Clock

The J. Peterson Ryder Memorial clock in the Great Court of Main Building represents more than just the time — or its inscribed motto, “Be on Time.”

Exterior of Saxbys cafe at the Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building

Saxbys Opens Second Cafe on Drexel's Campus Run Completely By Students

Saxbys Chief Executive Officer and Founder Nick Bayer will join Drexel University President John Fry to commemorate the opening of a second cafe on Drexel’s campus. Opening its doors on June 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the new Saxbys is the company’s second cafe at Drexel and the third in the nation exclusively operated under student supervision as part of Saxbys’ Experiential Learning Program.

Harold Myers pictured in 1984 with his family at the official naming ceremony of Myers Hall. Photo courtesy University Archives.

Remembering the Legacy of Drexel’s Myers Hall — and Harold M. Myers

Myers Hall, which has been on Drexel’s campus since 1977, was originally planned to be closed and later demolished at the end of this academic year. Now it will remain open — and continue to honor President Emeritus Harold Myers.
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Join the Celebration With Drexel’s Colleague Resource Groups

Drexel’s five Colleague Resource Groups are coming together for a summer celebration that is open to all faculty and professional staff.

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Heard Around Campus — April

This past month, Drexel was all about spring cleaning, whether the University was being nationally recognized for recycling efforts or creating a faculty-designed glossary breaking down confusing academic assessment jargon.
President John Fry speaking at a panel at the Barnes Foundation.

Panel: President Fry Predicts a ‘Tidal Wave’ of Change for Universities

At a panel discussion of five local higher education leaders at the Barnes Foundation on April 20, Drexel President John Fry spoke about the role colleges and universities play in Philadelphia’s growth — and the future of higher education.
A rendering of what the future Korman Quad will look like.

Making Sustainability Part of the Design of Korman Quad

Some of the renovations surrounding Korman Quad will make the space greener and more sustainable than ever before.
T-shirts and promotional materials for Drexel's Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

Sexual Assault Awareness Month Arrives at Drexel

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and Drexel will be promoting its efforts thanks to a fund from Governor Tom Wolf’s “It’s On Us PA” campus sexual assault prevention grant program.
Undergraduate design labs in 3101 Market Street.

Progress Report: Drexel’s Research Laboratory Plan Project

Many of the lab renovations in Drexel’s Research Laboratory Plan have been completed and are being used to further the University’s research efforts.
The exterior of Vue32.

Vue32 Now Ready for Faculty, Staff and Graduate Student Housing

The newest residential center on Drexel’s campus is Vue32, a mixed-use development project specifically geared for Drexel faculty, staff and graduate students.
Left to right: The original home built at 227 N. 34th Street, photo courtesy of University Archives, and the building today.

The Chocolate Factory on Campus and Other Past Lives of Drexel’s University City Buildings

Back in the day, Drexel was just one building surrounded by a tuberculosis ward, a candy factory, a bank and many other buildings that would later become a part of the University.