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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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