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Mary Semanik, far right, in the lobby newly dedicated to her and her husband, John, speaking with former women's lacrosse player Amanda Norcini (center) and the Mary Semanik Head Coach of Women's Lacrosse, Hannah Rudloff (left).

Sports - Campus & Community

DAC Lobby Named for Transformative Athletic Directors

The Daskalakis Athletic Center’s lobby will bear the name of John and Mary Semanik, a husband and wife team who led Drexel athletics to new heights for almost three decades.
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Arts & Entertainment - Campus & Community

Painting Prehistoric Beasts

When he’s not helping discover new dinosaurs and fossils, the Academy of Natural Science’s Jason Poole uses the prehistoric beasts as inspiration for his art.
A soldier, flag and the Mario the Magnificent statue.

Campus & Community - Society & Culture

Veteran Employee Resource Group Formed at Drexel

Rocky Rockstraw, a professor of nursing & assistant dean in the College of Nursing and Health Professions as well as an Air Force veteran, formed a group to help other veterans join the Drexel employee community as easily as possible.
H.F. “Gerry” Lenfest, celebrated Philadelphia media entrepreneur, newspaper publisher and philanthropist, was named the 61st Business Leader of the Year by Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business

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Gerry Lenfest Named Drexel’s Business Leader of the Year

Celebrated Philadelphia media entrepreneur, newspaper publisher and philanthropist H.F. “Gerry” Lenfest was recently named the 61st Business Leader of the Year by the LeBow College of Business.
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Science & Technology

The Upworthy Don: Formulas That Drive Google, Klout, Facebook Help Drexel Researchers Understand Organized Cybercrime

Notorious gangsters Al Capone and Carlo Gambino were famously done in by tax evasion charges. John Gotti, the “Teflon Don” was given up by a confidant. While the criminal masterminds of today are conducting their nefarious business online, the key to taking them down depends on understanding how they organize and where to squeeze them. Researchers from Drexel University’s Privacy and Security Automation Lab are searching for that pressure point by studying the activity of cybercrime forums. Their findings could guide the next generation of “Untouchables.”

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