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Mission

The Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation at Drexel University fosters informed civic engagement while creating, analyzing, assessing, and disseminating pioneering solutions for urban issues around the globe. The Lindy Institute provides a centralized, multidisciplinary hub for Drexel and its partners to incubate and launch innovative, effective, community initiatives that build regional economic strength while promoting experiential learning, public service, and scholarly work by students, faculty, and professional staff.

Institute Initiatives: Involvement, Innovation, & Impact

Through a wide range of multidisciplinary projects, the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation will build upon the numerous programs and partnerships already in place at Drexel and in our community and will play a key role in aligning, developing, energizing, and strengthening their impact on human problems. The Lindy Institute's guiding themes will be 1) Involvement, 2) Innovation, and 3) Impact. Through the expansion of current projects and the development of new projects, the Lindy Institute will strengthen Drexel’s  base of experiential learning, entrepreneurial innovation, and community-based research and build on its current commitments to urban problem-solving.