The Rising Threat to Homeowners
One quarter of all home sales in Philly are to corporate investors, not residents. Drexel’s Metro Finance Director joins the Reinvestment Fund in laying out why that matters — and what can be done to stem the tide
The “Drexel Promise” Is Just The Start
A longtime college president applauds Drexel’s new tuition discount for community college transfers — and urges universities to do more to help underserved students attain their degrees
Spark Therapeutics and Drexel University are betting big on a new, $575 million innovation center. For Spark CEO Jeff Marrazzo, it’s another iteration of a change maker’s vision
The Higher Ed Opportunity
Four local universities will be searching for new presidents in the next couple of years. Let’s be sure, a longtime college president says, they are principled leaders who can help transform the region.
The Citizen Recommends: Generational Shifts and the Politics of Change
The Citizen’s Roxanne Patel Shepelavy hosts a Drexel panel about who is—and soon will be—leading our democracy
Ain’t No Party Like A Home Rule Charter Party
Our local constitution hasn’t been updated for nearly 70 years. The Citizen and Drexel University are partnering on a course that asks: Isn’t it about time for a refresh?
Citizen of the Week: Katrina Johnston-Zimmerman
The Drexel urban anthropologist, just named one of BBC’s 100 Women making a difference, is committed to making Philly accessible and desirable for all—and says we’re already on the right track
Guest Commentary: What We Can Learn From Squash
FS Investments and Drexel University teamed up to host this week’s U.S. Open Squash Championship—a model for what inclusion can look like