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June

  • Michael Ryan IGSA

    Grad Student Profile - Michael Ryan

    June 28, 2012

    Jamaica native and grad student Michael Ryan established the International Graduate Student Association at Drexel, a tool for students to find their footing both before and after they arrive in the United States.

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  • Chris Swin GSA

    Chris Swin-Leading Drexels Grad Student Association

    June 28, 2012

    Chris Swin knows graduate students—because he is one. As president of Drexel’s Graduate Student Association, he has made it his mission to give the graduate student population at Drexel a voice.

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  • photo of Dr. Daniel Schidlow, Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg Dean and senior vice president, medical affairs at the Drexel University College of Medicine

    Dr. Daniel Schidlow Appointed Drexel College of Medicine Dean

    June 27, 2012

    Internationally recognized clinician in pediatric diseases Dr. Daniel V. Schidlow has been appointed Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg Dean and senior vice president, medical affairs at the Drexel University College of Medicine. Schidlow will assume the role from his current position as interim dean and senior vice president.

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  • Dr. Yury Gogotsi at European Carbon Association

    Yury Gogotsi Named 2012 European Carbon Association Award Laureate

    June 26, 2012

    The research of Drexel University’s Dr. Yury Gogotsi, director of the A.J. Drexel Nanotechnology Institute, has unlocked new and exciting uses of carbon that range from energy storage technology to biomedical applications. His contributions to the field of research and the international carbon research community were recognized by the European Carbon Association as an ECA Award Laureate at the 2012 World Conference on Carbon in Cracow, Poland on June 17-22.

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  • Karim Laib

    Co-op Profile-Karim Laib

    June 26, 2012

    Karim Laib, a recent Drexel graduate with a bachelor’s in Business Administration, has achieved the ultimate goal of finding a job right out of college in an increasingly difficult job market.

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  • Matthew Ross Smith

    What Im Reading-Matthew Smith

    June 26, 2012

    DrexelNow spoke with Matthew Ross Smith, adjunct professor of creative writing, about his current reading selections.

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  • Sacramento commencement

    Sacramento Commencement 2012

    June 25, 2012

    Drexel awarded 110 degrees on June 23 to graduates in the fields of entrepreneurial business, human resource development, higher education and public health.

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  • Men's varsity eight at Henley

    Drexel Crew to Face Harvard at Henley

    June 25, 2012

    After rowing to victory in the Reading Town Regatta, the final prelude to the Henley Royal Regatta, Drexel’s men’s varsity eight boat has been selected to face Harvard University’s undefeated lightweight eight boat in the opening round of Henley’s Temple Challenge Cup.

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  • Drexel Commencement 2012

    June 22, 2012

    Drexel University celebrated the Class of 2012 with five commencement ceremonies on the University City Campus June 15 and 16.

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  • From the Archives - Drexel Graduate Studies

    June 22, 2012

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  • VisAssistOverbrook-thmb

    Engineering Students Develop Apps For Visually Impaired

    June 21, 2012

    For people with visual impairments, daily activities such as reading a newspaper, texting or checking Facebook often require the extra step of sitting down at a computer or pulling out a text magnifier - a step that instantly signals their difference from those around them. A group of undergraduate computer science students at Drexel are now hoping to make these tasks as easy and common as using a smartphone.

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  • Photo of Fresh Food Hub on Lancaster

    Drexel and Partners Bring Fresh Produce to West Philadelphia Community

    June 20, 2012

    Recently the Fresh Food Hub, a non-profit food truck that serves low-income customers with produce to promote healthy eating, made its debut in West Philadelphia. Beginning as a pushcart market that appeared only once a week, the truck has expanded to provide a wide variety of produce and grocery items to the West Philadelphia community.

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  • Drexel Experts Available To Comment on Supreme Court’s Impending Health Care Ruling

    June 20, 2012

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  • Andrew Hicks

    What I'm Reading: Andrew Hicks

    June 18, 2012

    In this new DrexelNow series, we check in with Dr. R. Andrew Hicks, a math professor at Drexel, to see what book he's currently reading.

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  • New Report on Job Market for Young Grads

    June 18, 2012

    Even as the job market has rebounded over the last two years, the employment prospects for young college graduates have continued to deteriorate, according to a new report by Dr. Paul E. Harrington and Dr. Neeta P. Fogg, labor economists in Drexel University’s Center for Labor Market and Policy. Rather, even during this period of net job creation, young college graduates saw their employment rates fall at the same time as their mal-employment rates increased.

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  • Provost Mark Greenberg

    Message-from-the-Provost

    June 18, 2012

    Drexel Provost Mark Greenberg celebrated the graduates of the Class of 2012 as they begin an exciting new chapter.

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  • President Fry Commencement 2012

    Message-from-the-President

    June 18, 2012

    Drexel President John Fry offers advice and congratulations to the graduating Class of 2012.

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  • Urban garden designed by Drexel students

    Drexel Students Design Urban Garden for West Philly Seniors

    June 13, 2012

    An urban garden, called the “Healthy Outdoor Garden Oasis,” created by students from Drexel University and sponsored by the Drexel University Office  for Community Initiatives, is now open at the Mantua Presbyterian Apartments, a HUD Section 202 senior housing community of Presby’s Inspired Life.

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  • gold evening shoes

    From the Collection June

    June 13, 2012

    For this month's From the Collection series, we highlight gold kid leather and glass evening shoes, manufactured by A. E. Little & Co. under the label "Sorosis Trademark Luxuries," from the Drexel Historic Costume Collection.

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  • Drexel Hebrew Univ IDR Partnership Funds New BioTech

    June 13, 2012

    Four new methods for delivering improved medication within the bodies of suffering patients are now on track to be developed for commercialization as part of a research partnership between Drexel University and The Institute for Drug Research of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

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  • Stephanie Takach

    Five Things Drexel Taught Me

    June 12, 2012

    Fifth-year graduating senior Stephanie Takach is grateful for the opportunity to soak up as much academic and work knowledge as possible during her career at Drexel. She takes a moment to reflect on her time here.

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  • Photo of graduating students in front of Dragon Park Statue

    Drexel Celebrates 2012 Commencement

    June 12, 2012

    Drexel University will celebrate its 125th commencement on its University City campus with five separate ceremonies honoring Drexel’s graduating class, June 15 and16. More than 5,000 students will receive a degree from Drexel this year. Drexel will award honor 17 honorary degrees to prominent individuals distinguished in their fields.

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  • Aradhya Malhotra

    Co-op-Profile-Aradhya-Malhotra

    June 11, 2012

    Varied experiences with global conglomerate provide this Drexel junior with ‘the best experience’ possible.

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  • Dean Ruth thumb

    Message from the Dean of Students to the Class of 2012

    June 11, 2012

    Dean of Students Dr. David Ruth offers a word of advice for Drexel's graduating class.

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  • A medical researcher works in the lab.

    Drexel University College of Medicine Hosts Unique International Symposium

    June 7, 2012

    Top infectious disease research scientists from across the country and around the world, including a Nobel Prize winner, will gather in Philadelphia later this month when Drexel University College of Medicine hosts the 2012 International Symposium on Molecular Medicine and Infectious Disease. The symposium will be held June 19-21 in the New College Building (15th & Vine Streets) in Geary Auditorium B.

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  • Drexel Delegation Celebrates Official Opening of Drexel-SARI Center in China

    June 7, 2012

    A Drexel University delegation led by Drexel President John A. Fry marked the official opening of the Drexel-SARI Center in Shanghai on June 6 with a celebration at the Center that included a performance by musicians from The Philadelphia Orchestra.

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  • Driver's Side Mirror with No Blind Spot Receives U.S. Patent

    June 7, 2012

    A side mirror that eliminates the dangerous “blind spot” for drivers has now received a U.S. patent. The subtly curved mirror, invented by Drexel University mathematics professor Dr. R. Andrew Hicks, dramatically increases the field of view with minimal distortion. 

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  • A-Hard-Earned-Degree-and-Hope-for-the-Future

    June 6, 2012

    Iraq War veteran Michael Allen overcame post-traumatic stress disorder to earn his master’s degree from Drexel’s School of Public Health.

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  • Drexel President Fry greets attendees at the launch of the Anthony J. Drexel book.

    Drexel Delegation Celebrates Translation of Book on University Founder in Mandarin

    June 5, 2012

    Drexel University and the Pennsylvania Center in Shanghai celebrated the launch of the Chinese translation of The Man Who Made Wall Street: Anthony J. Drexel and the Rise of Modern Finance. The biography of Drexel University’s founder, Anthony J. Drexel, reveals the life of a man who selflessly laid the foundation for later Wall Street giants JP Morgan and others, making possible the United States’ transition from an agrarian society to an industrialized nation. The mandarin translation of the book will be available in China this month. Drexel President John Fry, who is in China leading a delegation of University administrators, was at the celebration announcing the launch of the book.

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  • A nurse practitioner at the 11th Street Family Health Services of Drexel University provides primary care to members of the underserved North Philadelphia community.

    Nurse-Run 11th Street Health Center Prepares for Future Growth

    June 5, 2012

    The 11th Street Family Health Services of Drexel University has received a grant to support the expansion of health services from the Independence Blue Cross Foundation, through its Blue Safety Net initiative. The one-year grant of $75,000 will help the center build upon the primary health care and health services it provides in its underserved community, while Drexel continues to plan expansion beyond the limitations of the center’s current small facility.

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  • Virginia-Based Start-Up Company Licenses Three Tissue Technologies Developed at Drexel

    June 4, 2012

    A trio of tissue engineering technologies developed by researchers and clinicians from Drexel University, the University of Pennsylvania and The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia are moving one step closer to becoming viable options for vascular surgery, skin replacement and tissue regeneration. Eqalix, Inc., a start-up company from Reston, Va., has recently acquired the exclusive licenses for these three technologies and plans to develop them for commercial use.

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