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Yi Deng

Science & Technology

Drexel Names Yi Deng Dean of College of Computing & Informatics

Drexel University has named Yi Deng, PhD, dean of its College of Computing & Informatics. Deng comes to Drexel after a seven-year tenure as dean of the College of Computing and Informatics at the University of North Carolina – Charlotte where his leadership contributed to dramatic growth in enrollment and research funding. Deng takes the helm of one of the nation’s oldest recognized institutions of computing and informatics studies, whose programs have consistently ranked among the best in preparing students for jobs in these rapidly expanding fields.

Chai is a Cane Corso purebred and certified therapy dog.

Campus & Community

Meet Chai, Drexel’s New Therapy Dog

Drexel’s newest hire is Chai, a 4-year-old female purebred Cane Corso and certified therapy dog.
Rendering of development proposed around 30th Street Station

Campus & Community

30th Street Station District Plan Unveiled, Will Transform Area Around Iconic Station

Amtrak, Brandywine Realty Trust, Drexel University, PennDOT and SEPTA unveiled the Philadelphia 30th Street Station District Plan and announced the initiation of several follow-on projects to improve the immediate station area and catalyze future development throughout the District.

Coulter Fellows David Diaz, Ariana Levitt and Samantha Pearson, from left to right.

Science & Technology

Drexel Graduates its First Class of Coulter Fellows

During the first year of Drexel’s Coulter Fellows Program in the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, graduate students across the University worked together on medical and engineering research.
Clay-Molding

Arts & Entertainment

‘Shaping Minds: Philadelphia’s Clay Mentors’ on the Intersection of Art and Therapy — a Symposium and Expert Lectures

Drexel University’s Leonard Pearlstein Gallery will join forces with The Clay Studio, a nonprofit educational institution, gallery and studio dedicated to teaching, creating, supporting and promoting the ceramic arts — to curate an exhibition celebrating the work of ceramic educators in the Greater Philadelphia Area. Teaching artists will display various works that exemplify the wide range of ceramic artwork within the region. The exhibition will be open Tuesday-Saturday, from noon-5 p.m. and run from June 28-Aug. 13.

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Drexel in the News: July 2015 – April 2016

This video features highlights of Drexel's broadcast news coverage in 2015-2016. Special thanks to the news media represented in this video.

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The Scientific Breakthroughs Behind Modern Fabric

WHYY-FM/Newsworks.org

Tue - Jun 28, 2016

Interview: New Findings on Controlling Type 2 Diabetes

The Philadelphia Inquirer

Sun - Jun 26, 2016

The Philly Guy Behind the Amazing Animation in Pixar's 'Finding Dory'

The Philadelphia Inquirer

Fri - Jun 24, 2016

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Amy Slaton, PhD

STEM Education

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Corporate Governance

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