There’s no given formula for creating an effective publication—it takes the brainpower of a creative yet organized team of writers, editors, designers, photographers, and communication specialists to tap into the curiosities of a particular readership.
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Sonja Sherwood

Executive Director, Internal Communications & Publications
Internal Communications & Publications

Our Internal Communications & Publications team does just that by serving as Drexel’s benchmark authority for strategic editorial direction, providing insight into all aspects of publishing, ranging from printing and distribution to design and photography.

In addition to managing special projects such as the Commencement books and President’s Report and maintaining the University-wide Editorial Style Guide, our team produces valuable print and online University-wide publications:

University Style Guide


DrexelNow is a suite of email newsletters of record for Drexel University faculty, professional staff, students and families. DrexelNow collects top stories from around the University and delivers important regular announcements and original reporting by the publications team. Articles included in DrexelNow are housed on the DrexelNEWS website, a central news hub for the University. Contact the editor:

DrexelNow Submission Guidelines

Drexel Magazine

Drexel Magazine is a magazine for alumni and friends of the University published three times a year (once in print and twice digitally only) and mailed to more than 175,000 readers. Drexel Magazine features captivating human-interest stories, gorgeous photography, and editorial snapshots of life during and after Drexel. Contact the editor:

Drexel Magazine Submission Guidelines (.docx)

EXEL Magazine

EXEL Magazine is an award-winning biennial magazine offering a compelling overview of the University’s fast-growing research enterprise. Through 80-plus pages of high-end photography and design, EXEL Magazine depicts research at Drexel from within pristine, cutting-edge labs to messy, outdoor research expeditions. Contact the editor:

Drexel Innovates

Drexel Innovates is an e-newsletter that highlights pathbreaking research, innovation and collaborative projects happening at and around Drexel University. Contact the editor:

Drexel Daily News Report

Drexel Daily News Report is a daily feed by the News & Media Relations team compiling noteworthy higher-education news and links to local and national media stories featuring Drexel students, faculty and professional staff. Contact the editors:

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