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November

  • Girish Balakrishnan

    Girish Balakrishnan

    November 30, 2012

    Digital media grad student Girish Balakrishnan says there’s a way to encourage reading among young people in the digital age.

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  • Drexel Joins Philadelphia Delegation to China

    November 29, 2012

    Drexel University representatives are participating in a delegation to China led by Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter in an effort to raise Philadelphia's international profile, develop business opportunities and renew discussions about direct flights between the city and that country.

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  • Soledad O'Brien Joins Drexel for "Who is Black in America?" Documentary Screening

    November 28, 2012

    Drexel University will host an advance screening of the documentary “Who is Black in America?” part of a multi-part series moderated by CNN’s Soledad O’Brien which explores issues of colorism and identity.

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  • ExCITe Center now open

    ExCITe Center Opens

    November 28, 2012

    The ExCITe Center will serve as a creative space for research in engineering, technology, information science and the arts.

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  • News Stories for the Holiday Season: Drexel Experts Available to Comment on Gifts, Health, Business and More

    November 27, 2012

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  • Drexel’s Impact on Pennsylvania’s Economy: $2.4 Billion

    November 26, 2012

    Drexel University’s annual economic impact within Pennsylvania through its spending, increased earning power of alumni and the spending of students and visitors to Drexel is $2.4 billion, according to a new study by the Econsult Corporation that was released by the University. Drexel’s annual economic impact within the city of Philadelphia is $1.5 billion.

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  • ExCITe Center

    ExCITe Center opening

    November 26, 2012

    Music technology, humanoid robots, app development, video games, and digital knitting machines will converge with many other technologies in one creative space when Drexel University opens its Expressive and Creative Interaction Technologies (ExCITe) Center on Nov. 28.

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  • Daniel Diazdelcastillo

    Daniel Diazdelcastillo

    November 20, 2012

    Freshman Daniel Diazdelcastillo secured a unique co-op experience at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center before he even set foot on Drexel's campus.

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  • Robert Maschi

    Marathon Recovery Tips

    November 20, 2012

    It's marathon season and Drexel's Dr. Robert Maschi has a few recovery tips to get you back on the road safely following your race.

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  • Dragons defeat Quakers

    Dragons Defeat Quakers November 2012

    November 19, 2012

    Tavon Allen scored 15 second-half points in his collegiate debut as Drexel held on to beat Penn in the Palestra, 61-59. With the victory, Drexel Head Coach Bruiser Flint won his 200th game at the school.

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  • Michele Davis

    Michele Davis

    November 19, 2012

    Recent graduate Michele Davis worked hard enough to earn a free ride to any college in New Jersey. Naturally, she chose Drexel.

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  • Cybersecurity Expert Available to Comment on Online Shopping Safety this Holiday Season

    November 16, 2012

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  • The words "mirror image" are reflected, but not reversed, in this photo of the Hicks non-reversing mirror taken at Robin Cameron's art show. Photo courtesy Room East in New York.

    NYC Art Gallery Displays Non-Reversing Mirror Invented by Drexel Math Professor

    November 16, 2012

    When you look in a mirror, you see an image of yourself in reverse. But one odd mirror invented by mathematics professor Dr. R. Andrew Hicks at Drexel University shows your true face without reversing its image. That mirror is now on display as part of an art exhibition in New York City  through December 9.

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    November 15, 2012

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  • Umar Hafeez thumb

    Umar Hafeez

    November 14, 2012

    Above and beyond. Drexel junior Umar Hafeez has become quite good at it. And others have taken notice.

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  • 2012 Drexel men's soccer

    mens soccer 2012 NCAA Tournament

    November 13, 2012

    Drexel’s men’s soccer team will be making its first NCAA Tournament appearance since 1972 this Thursday when it hosts Brown in a first-round game at Vidas Field at 4 p.m. Drexel earned the at-large bid after winning the regular season Colonial Athletic Association championship and posting a 12-3-3 record on the season.

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  • Security Magazine Ranks Drexel's Public Safety No. 3 Nationally

    November 12, 2012

    Security magazine has ranked Drexel University No. 3 in the nation for safety among colleges and universities for 2012. This marks the third consecutive year that Drexel ranked in the top 10. Drexel and the University of Pennsylvania, which ranked at No. 1, were the only two universities in Pennsylvania in the top 20.

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  • 2012-13 Basketball season

    Basketball Opens 2012-13 Season

    November 12, 2012

    Drexel basketball is back. Both the men’s and women’s basketball teams opened the 2012-13 season on November 9.

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  • Kathleen Volk Miller

    What Im Reading-Kathleen Volk Miller

    November 12, 2012

    The College of Arts and Sciences' Kathleen Volk Miller is currently reading three, yes three, books for both work and pleasure—God Bless America, a collection of short stories by Steve Almond, Four For a Quarter, another short-story collection by Michael Martone, and finally, A Visit from the Good Squad by Jennifer Egan.

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  • Drexel Sacramento Offers First Undergraduate Degree Program

    November 9, 2012

    Drexel University Sacramento announced it will begin offering its first undergraduate program in Sacramento in the fall of 2013.

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  • Men's soccer 2012

    mens soccer CAA Tournament

    November 9, 2012

    Drexel’s men's soccer team will play host to the Colonial Athletic Association Tournament this weekend, with semifinal games set for Friday evening and the championship game on Sunday afternoon. Drexel, the league's regular-season champion, will play Hofstra at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, All tournament games will be played at the Vidas Athletic Complex on 43rd and Powelton Ave.

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  • Massenat Mershon

    Basketball opens 2013 season

    November 8, 2012

    Drexel’s men’s and women’s basketball teams will take the court on Friday to open the 2012-13 season. Both squads reached the Colonial Athletic Association Championship last year and return with equally high aspirations for this season. The men’s, who were picked to win the league in the preseason conference coaches/media poll, play at Kent State at 7 p.m. The women’s team, who are once again projected for a top-four finish in the conference, will travel to play at Providence with a 7 p.m. tip.

     

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  • Field Hockey huddle

    Field Hockey 2012 NCAA Tournament

    November 8, 2012

    After winning its first ever Colonial Athletic Association title, Drexel’s field hockey team will face No. 2 Princeton (17-1) in the first round of the 2012 NCAA Championship on Saturday, Nov. 10. The Dragons (15-6) earned their first automatic bid by defeating the Northeastern Huskies in the conference championship, a 2-1 overtime affair. Drexel, ranked No. 15 in the nation, enters the NCAA tournament for the second time in the program's history.

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  • memory brain

    Biomed memory research

    November 8, 2012

    With the help of data collected from intracranial electrodes implanted on epilepsy patients, researchers in Drexel’s School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems are getting a rare look inside the brain in hopes of discovering the exact pattern of activity that produces a memory.

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  • Hurricane Sandy Resources

    November 8, 2012

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  • News Release

    November 7, 2012

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  • election 2012

    QandA-Election Results

    November 7, 2012

    Tuesday night’s election results declared incumbent President Barack Obama the victor after a long—and often bitter—campaign season. DrexelNow spoke with Dr. Bill Rosenberg about the outcome of this election, and what four more years of an Obama administration means for the United States.

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  • National-Distance-Learning-Week

    November 7, 2012

    Drexel University Online will celebrate National Distance Learning Week (NDLW) with its sixth annual awards ceremony, honoring exceptional leaders, faculty and staff for their accomplishments and dedication to online learning, on Thursday, November 8 at Drexel University.

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  • Norman Norell cocktail dress

    Norell Cocktail Dress

    November 6, 2012

    The Drexel Historic Costume Collection recently moved to its new home in the URBN Center at 3501 Market Street. Now with more storage and display space, garments like this spectacular Norell cocktail dress can be seen and admired on a regular basis.

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  • soccer November 2012

    Drexel Hosts CAA Semifinals and Championship

    November 5, 2012

    Drexel will host to the CAA Tournament semifinals and championship game this weekend. The semifinals will be at 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Friday, and the championship game will take place at 2 p.m. on Sunday. All three games will be at Vidas Field.

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  • CAA Field Hockey Champions

    FH CAA Championship

    November 5, 2012

    A goal by sophomore Christina Conrad in the third minute of overtime gave Drexel Field Hockey its first Colonial Athletic Association Championship with a 2-1 victory over Northeastern. Playing on their home turf at Buckley Field in front of a capacity crowd, the Dragons came back from an early 1-0 deficit to claim their first conference title as a member of the CAA and earn an automatic bid in the NCAA Tournament.

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  • Joseph Salomone

    Joseph Salamone

    November 2, 2012

    University Registrar Joseph Salomone is the proud owner of four Drexel degrees—and he’s still counting.

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  • Dr. Robert Field

    What the Election Means for Health Reform: Roundtable Discussion on November 16

    November 2, 2012

    Experts in law, medicine and public health will explore prospects for the future of health reform and the health care system at What the Election Means for Health Reform, a roundtable discussion sponsored by Drexel University’s Earle Mack School of Law and School of Public Health at the Academy of Natural Sciences on November 16.

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  • Sandy

    Hurricane Sandy Response

    November 1, 2012

    While many were hunkered down in their homes waiting out Hurricane Sandy on Monday, October 29, Drexel’s Emergency Response Team worked tirelessly to protect the students, assess any damage to Drexel’s campuses and keep the University community informed.

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  • DAC Pack

    Seven Drexel Teams Achieve 100 Percent on NCAA Graduation Success Rate Metric

    November 1, 2012

    Seven of Drexel’s varsity athletic teams scored 100 percent on the latest Graduation Success Rate (GSR) announced by the NCAA. Overall, Drexel Athletics scored 92 percent on the GSR.

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  • Barbara Hoekje

    QandA-Hoejke

    November 1, 2012

    Campaign slogans can be as much a part of an election as the candidates themselves are. DrexelNow spoke with Dr. Barbara Hoekje, associate professor in the Department of Culture and Communication, about President Obama’s 2012 campaign slogan, “Forward.”

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  • men's soccer team

    fall athletics CAAs

    November 1, 2012

    For the first time in the history of Drexel athletics, the Dragons will send three teams to their respective conference tournaments following a tour de force by the school’s squads this fall. Drexel’s field hockey team will host the Colonial Athletic Association Championship this weekend after earning the top seed. The second-seeded women’s soccer team will travel Williamsburg, Va. to play in the tournament semifinals on Friday, while the men’s team wraps up its regular-season run against James Madison with a chance to earn the top spot in its tournament.

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