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January

    • Colleen Shannon

      Grad-Student-Profile-Colleen-Shannon

      January 31, 2013

      Through Drexel's MBA Anywhere program, grad student Colleen Shannon says she's getting a rich college experience that will "open a lot of doors" in her professional career.

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    • Drexel Establishes Close School of Entrepreneurship

      January 30, 2013

      Thanks to $12.5 million in recent gifts from the Charles and Barbara Close Foundation, Drexel University will establish the Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship that will be one of a very small number of freestanding schools of entrepreneurship in the nation and the only one in Philadelphia.

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    • Brick NJ

      Sandy damage imaging

      January 29, 2013

      Images of the destruction caused by Hurricane Sandy have captured the immense power of what many experts have termed a “superstorm.” These snapshots and videos might not tell the whole story, however. A group of Drexel University engineers are now trying to give rescue and recovery workers a better picture of the storm’s damages that can’t be seen by the naked eye.

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    • brain

      QandA-Christine Nezu

      January 28, 2013

      In December, the American Psychiatric Association worked to identify a new diagnostic system for personality disorders. The decision was met with some opposition, primarily based on the notion that it is very difficult to truly define what makes a personality disorder and how it should be diagnosed. Drexel's Dr. Christine Nezu shared her thoughts regarding personality disorders and the diagnostic changes currently underway.

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    • Dr. Allison Ferris

      2013 Resolutions

      January 28, 2013

      Now one month into the new year, Drexel's Dr. Allison Ferris suggests a few resolutions that are extreme; important to follow for a healthy remainder of the year and beyond.

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    • Drexel Partners with McGraw Hill to Improve Math Education Through Online Tools

      January 28, 2013

      Drexel University’s School of Education has formed a unique partnership with McGraw-Hill School Education Group (SEG) to improve math education in classrooms through the Math Forum @ Drexel, the leading online math education community.

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    • Drexel and 1812 Productions Team Up to Present "To Fool the Eye"

      January 24, 2013

      Drexel University and Philadelphia theater company 1812 Productions have partnered together to present Jeffrey Hatcher’s comedy confection To Fool The Eye, an adaptation of the romantic comedy Léocadia by Jean Anouilh, as part of Drexel's Mandell Professionals in Residence Project (MPiRP).

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    • Bioko island

      Bioko Co-op

      January 23, 2013

      Senior Amy Stoltzfus always wanted a co-op that would challenge her. While most fashion design students hope to visit Paris or Milan, Stoltzfus was interested in doing something entirely different. So, she went to Bioko Island.

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    • Sustainability in the Built environment minor

      Sustainability Minor

      January 23, 2013

      The Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design recently launched a new minor intended to meet a growing demand from architecture and interiors students looking for more in-depth knowledge and content related to sustainable design.

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    • main building

      Drexel Central

      January 22, 2013

      The University is developing Drexel Central, a one-stop location for students and families to receive answers to all billing, financial aid and registration inquiries.

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    • 2013 inauguration

      QandA-Bill Rosenberg

      January 18, 2013

      Bill Rosenberg, professor of history and politics and director of Drexel’s Survey Research Center, shares his thoughts about the history of presidential inaugurations and what President Obama’s ceremony on January 21 says about his second term in office.

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    • Drexel Political Analyst Available to Comment on Inauguration Day

      January 18, 2013

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    • Diane Sicotte

      What Im Reading-Diane Sicotte

      January 18, 2013

      Drexel’s Diane Sicotte says the book she's reading highlights an important piece of Philadelphia's past that's often overlooked—the city's environmental history.

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    • Provocative Kenyan-Born Artist Wangechi Mutu Exhibits Work At Drexel, Feb 15 - Mar 30

      January 16, 2013

      The work of provocative Kenyan-born, Brooklyn-based artist Wangechi Mutu will be featured as the inaugural exhibition of the newly expanded Leonard Pearlstein Gallery in Drexel University’s Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design from Friday, Feb. 15 through Saturday, Mar. 30. The gallery is open to the public Monday – Saturday, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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    • binge drinking

      QandA-Binge Drinking

      January 16, 2013

      One in eight women in the U.S. participates in binge drinking, according to a recent report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. DrexelNow asked Drexel professor Taylor Anderson about the results of the CDC report and how the effects of binge drinking are unique to women.

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    • Gayatri Kamath

      Top 5 Quarter System

      January 16, 2013

      Business major Gayatri Kamath will graduate in June but, before she goes, she shares the top five reasons why Drexel's quarter system is easier to love than traditional semesters.

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    • Michael Glaser

      What Im Reading-Michael Glaser

      January 14, 2013

      Assistant professor Michael Glaser had low expectations when he picked up After the Future by Franco Berardi. Now he's racing to finish it.

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    • BEEs natural history collection course

      BEES Natural History Collections Course

      January 14, 2013

      A new course for freshmen this winter term showcases one of the most fundamental components of biology and environmental science: natural history collections.

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    • Business Professor Marco Airaudo Comments on Elections in Italy

      January 10, 2013

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    • Lisa McElroy

      QandA-Gun control

      January 9, 2013

      Lisa McElroy, a professor the Earle Mack School of Law and expert on the Supreme Court and the Second Amendment, recently spoke with DrexelNow about the impact of the Newtown shootings, the Court’s most recent rulings on guns rights and the likelihood that the justices will revisit the issue anytime soon. 

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    • Drexel Introduces Kiosk that Dispenses MacBooks

      January 9, 2013

      Drexel University introduced a 24-hour, self-service vending machine located in the W. W. Hagerty Library that will dispense Macbooks for use by students, faculty and staff. Drexel is the third university on the East Coast to introduce the kiosk, which holds up to 12 Macbooks that could be checked out free by anyone with a Drexel ID for five hours.

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    • College Sport Reform Expert Available to Comment on NCAA Lawsuit

      January 9, 2013

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    • Zachary

      Student Profile Zachary Tahenakos

      January 7, 2013

      Drexel senior Zachary Tahenakos said that his love of computers led him straight to Drexel, the best possible place for an engineering degree, he said.

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    • Drexel Medicine practice

      Drexel Medicine University City

      January 7, 2013

      Getting in to see a doctor is now much easier for Drexel faculty and professional staff in University City with the opening of a new practice at 34th and Market Streets.

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    • Danuta Nitecki

      QandA-Danuta Nitecki

      January 7, 2013

      DrexelNow spoke with Dean of Libraries Danuta Nitecki on the role of libraries at Drexel University and in the academic enterprise.

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    • Art and Healing Intersect at 11th Street Health Center with Mural Arts Porch Light Initiative

      January 7, 2013

      This year, Drexel's 11th Street Family Health Services is participating in the Porch Light Initiative, a project of the Mural Arts Program and the City of Philadelphia’s Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services, that situates art and human connection at the heart of recovery and healing in distressed Philadelphia neighborhoods.

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