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August

  • Drexel Experts Available to Comment on September 11 Ten Years After the Attacks

    August 29, 2011

    Drexel University experts are available to assist the news media in its coverage of the ten-year anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.

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  • New MBA Curriculum Emphasizes Flexibility Customized Career Plans

    August 19, 2011

    Nearly one-third of the classes in the new MBA curriculum at Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business are now electives that students can use to combine traditional disciplines such as finance, marketing and accounting with the study of broader topics such as corporate governance, reputation management and entrepreneurship.

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  • Zombie Uprising Helps Nurse Educators’ BRAINS

    Zombie Uprising Helps Nurse Educators' BRAINS

    August 15, 2011

    A simulated zombie uprising took two dozen health education professionals by surprise, giving them a hands-on lesson on what their students feel, and providing important lessons in emergency preparedness.

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  • Drexel Curates Major Exhibition of Contemporary Chinese Women Artists

    Drexel Curates Major Exhibition of Contemporary Chinese Women Artists

    August 11, 2011

    An historic exhibition of contemporary Chinese women artists, Half the Sky: Women in the New Art of China, will be presented at Drexel University from Friday, September 23, 2011 to Saturday, November 12, 2011.

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  • Freedom Rings Partnership Graduates First Class in Digitial Literacy Initiative

    Freedom Rings Partnership Graduates First Class in Digitial Literacy Initiative

    August 10, 2011

    The first class of graduates from the Freedom Rings Partnership training course will be recognized and presented with netbooks in a ceremony held at the John F. Street Community Center on Aug. 11. The group of 116 graduates, represents the first step in a federal initiative to build digital literacy in Philadelphia.

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  • Music Reduces Anxiety in Cancer Patients

    August 9, 2011

    Cancer patients may benefit from sessions with trained music therapists or from listening to music. Using music can reduce anxiety in cancer patients, and may also have positive effects on mood, pain and quality of life, according to a new Cochrane systematic review led by Dr. Joke Bradt, an associate professor in Drexel University’s College of Nursing and Health Professions.

     

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  • Drexel Libraries Participates in Philadelphia Youth Networks WorkReady Program

    August 5, 2011

    When Henry Taylor graduates from high school next summer, he’ll be one step ahead of his peers. Taylor, a Kensington senior, is a participant in the Philadelphia Youth Network’s WorkReady Program, which matches over 5,000 young people to summer employment opportunities and service programs, where they can build skills to prepare for their eventual careers.

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  • The Earle Mack School of Law at Drexel Receives Accreditation from the ABA

    August 5, 2011

    Drexel President John A. Fry announced today that the Earle Mack School of Law at Drexel has received full accreditation from the American Bar Association (ABA).The Council of the ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar approved the application at its annual meeting in Toronto, following the completion of an intensive accreditation process.

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