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Academic Connections

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Drexel's unique model of learning allows students to explore the areas that interest them most and encourages our Dragons to develop their own individualized path of discovery and application.

We invite all prospective students to join us for our virtual Academic Connections events to get a fuller sense of the depth and breadth of our academic offerings and to discover how interdisciplinary learning can help you make your mark in an ever-changing world.

Drexel Deans Series

Join us for our Drexel Deans Series events, where some of our esteemed University faculty and academic leaders will explore new approaches and applications to address pressing societal issues, the constantly changing landscape of education, and much more.

Urban Health Inequities: Tackling Big Problems for Big Cities

Urban Health Inequities: Tackling Big Problems for Big Cities

Tuesday, April 20, 2021, 4–5 p.m. ET

Hosted by Dean Ana Diez Roux (Dornsife School of Public Health) and Dean Laura Gitlin (College of Nursing and Health Professions), this virtual event will explore the complex topic of health inequities in cities, with a focus on the community Drexel calls home — Philadelphia. These respected experts will be joined by a panel of esteemed faculty and current students for a lively discussion focusing on how the COVID-19 pandemic has shown a spotlight on health inequities in urban areas and how the University is helping to combat increased disparities. The conversation will touch on the panelists' work related to access to care, community outreach, and education and how Drexel's dynamic academic programs prepare future leaders within the public health and health care fields.

Register for Urban Health Inequities