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Drexel women's basketball player Ana Ferariu.

How Drexel Women’s Basketball Developed an International Roster

During an extended run of success, players from overseas have helped the team grow on and off the court. As the conference tournament approaches this weekend, take a look at how the team built its international recruiting program.
Elevating the conversation about gender in sports

Drexel to Host ‘TOMBOY’ Symposium on Elevating the Conversation on Gender in Sport
 

CSN Philadelphia and Drexel’s Sport Management Department Will Host a Women in Sport Symposium Featuring the Screening of the Documentary ‘TOMBOY'.
 
Injured soccer play holds knee on field.

Youth Soccer Coaches Can Prevent Injuries

A study from sports medicine experts shows that properly trained coaches can be as effective as professionals when it comes to preventing injuries.
US Open Squash

Hitting the Court: U.S. Open Squash Championships Return to Drexel

The most prestigious squash tournament in the United States returns to Drexel University this fall. The top players in the world will take the court at the Daskalakis Athletic Center from Oct. 6-15 to compete in the 2016 Delaware Investments U.S. Open Squash Championships. 
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Drexel Partners With Up2Us Sports to Help Veterans Become Youth Coaches
 

This fall, Marcedes Kennedy will be the first military veteran to pursue a master’s degree in Sport Coaching Leadership in Drexel University’s Center for Hospitality and Sport Management. As part of a new partnership with the non-profit organization, Up2Us Sports, called Operation Coach, she will immediately put her coaching leadership skills to the test as a mentor to Philadelphia children who are hitting the courts and the books with a local program called SquashSmarts. The partnership aims to help veterans work their way into coaching and community building while getting a degree.

Steve Kaspryzk '05, third from right, is the latest Drexel Dragon to compete in multiple Olympics and Paralympics.

A Celebrated History of Drexel Olympians and Paralympians

A Drexel alum is currently in Rio for his second Summer Olympics, thus becoming the most recent in a line of Drexel Dragons who have repeatedly competed in the Olympic and Paralympic games.    
40 under 40 promo for class of 2017

Drexel Magazine's 40 Under 40: Be a Part of the Fifth Annual Class of Honorees

Now through Sept. 2, 2016, Drexel Magazine is accepting nominations for the fifth annual 40 Under 40.
Drexel rowers enjoying an afternoon touring Oxford.

Drexel at the 2016 Henley Royal Regatta: A Look Back at a Week of Racing Crew in England

The Dragons took on some of the best crew teams in the world at England’s Henley Royal Regatta, considered the “Holy Grail” of rowing contests.  
The team yellow shirts are “Charlie’s Angels,” a collection of players from Student Engagement and LeBow and captained by Benjamin Oser.  The red shirts team is from Institutional Advancement and their captain was Michelle Yurko.

7th Annual Drexel Employee Olympics

Relive the fun and excitement of the 2016 Drexel Employee Olympics with this picture gallery.
Mayor Jim Kenney, Beth Devine and Amy Giddings at the Coach's Conference opening reception.

Drexel Hosts a Conference to Keep Coaches at the Top of Their Game

Drexel's Center for Hospitality and Sport Management hosted the 2nd Annual Philadelphia Coaches Conference, bringing together coaches from all over the Philadelphia region to learn and network with colleagues who “get it.”
This photo of what is believed to be Drexel’s 1925 women’s rifle team has gathered over 2,000,000 views on Imgur and Reddit. Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress.

Set Your Sights on Drexel’s Women’s Rifle Team

Back in the day, Drexel had one of the first — and best — women’s rifle teams in the country.
Rachel Bernhardt in front of the pool at the Rec Center

Need for Speed: Drexel Swimmer Heads to the NCAAs

Junior Rachel Bernhardt’s drive to constantly improve herself earned her a spot in the 2016 NCAA Division I Women's Swimming and Diving Championships. She is the first swimmer, male or female, to represent Drexel at the NCAA.
Participants in last year's Indoor Triathlon race to the finish line

Drexel’s Indoor Triathlon Brings Athletes in From the Cold

Drexel will hold a triathlon/duathlon inside the Recreation Center, allowing you to run, bike and swim despite the chilling weather, and registration is open now.