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Drexel President John A. Fry in Drexel's Main Building

Campus & Community

Drexel President John Fry to Chair Gov.-Elect Tom Wolf’s Transition Team

Pennsylvania Gov.-elect Tom Wolf has announced Drexel University President John A. Fry will serve as chair of his transition team.
North America: Ted Daeschler (second from right) with his team on Ellesmere Island.

Campus & Community - Society & Culture

Spanning the Globe: Drexel Research Reaches Around the World in 2014

Where in the world have Drexel professors conducted research in 2014? The answer: all seven continents.
The bill that created National PTSD Awareness Day does not acknowledge that PTSD exists among civilians.

Health - Society & Culture

Federal Legislation Ignores PTSD Toll on Civilians

Federal laws explicitly addressing post-traumatic stress disorder have overwhelmingly focused on the needs of military personnel and veterans, according to a new study by a Drexel public health professor. It's the first study to examine how public policy addresses traumatic stress and PTSD.

Map of Pennsylvania with counties shaded to show number of individuals with autism receiving services in each county

Health - Society & Culture

Pennsylvania Autism Census Highlights Dramatic Increase in Numbers

Pennsylvania’s Autism Services, Education, Resources & Training Collaborative (ASERT), has released the Pennsylvania Autism Census Update for 2014, which estimates that there are over 55,000 children and adults with autism receiving services, almost triple the number initially identified in 2009.
The 2014 Philly Chef Conference featured a whole pig butchery demonstration by Dean Carlson of Wyebrook Farm and Andrew Wood of Russet.

Society & Culture - Business & Entrepreneurship

Top Chefs and Rising Stars Discuss the Future of Philadelphia’s Restaurant Scene at Drexel’s 2015 Philly Chef Conference

World-renowned chefs, restaurateurs, purveyors and food writers from across the city will come together to discuss key issues facing the restaurant industry as well as new food trends, products and techniques at the 2015 Philly Chef Conference. Hosted by Drexel University’s Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, the conference will take place on Sunday and Monday, Jan. 11 – 12.

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The Drexel Historic Costume Collection

The Robert and Penny Fox Historic Costume Collection is Drexel University’s museum-quality collection of more than 12,000 garments, textiles and accessories. As one of the oldest university collections in the United States, it is internationally recognized for the exceptional quality of its holdings and has lent objects to exhibitions in Paris and Milan.

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Building the Library of the Future in Philadelphia

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