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Panel of Professors Gives UBER a Grade of ‘C’ for ‘Self-Serving’ Endorsement of Nevada Assemblyman

Drexel University’s Institute for Strategic Leadership in partnership with the American Marketing Association administered a Real Time Expert Poll © asking a panel of business school professors to grade Uber on its first ever endorsement of a political candidate. The panel gave Uber a “C” for its move to support the re-election of republican candidate Derek Armstrong with a mailer and an email campaign encouraging voters to “Uber” to polls and cast their vote for him. Armstrong has recently been under attack by the Nevada State Democratic Party, which claims that he does not support sufficient criminal background checks for Uber drivers.

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Drexel University’s Master of Legal Studies Online Program Receives Accreditation from CCB 
 

Drexel’s Thomas R. Kline School of Law is now one of only 12 institutions nationwide to receive accreditation from the Compliance Certification Board (CCB) for its Master of Legal Studies (MLS) and certificate programs, all of which can be completed entirely online. 

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Goodwin College Adds Coding and Web Development Academy to Continuing Education Offerings

Stand out in the ever-changing work landscape with practical web development experience from Drexel University’s Scale Academy. Scale, a new coding and web development offering within the Goodwin College of Professional Studies – will arm students with the knowledge needed to expand their expertise in web development.

 
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Panel of Business Professors Gives Goldman Sachs a Grade of ‘C-’ for New Campaign Contribution Policies

A Drexel University poll asked a panel of business school professors to grade Goldman Sachs on new rules that effectively ban the firm’s partners from contributing to certain political campaigns, including the Trump-Pence ticket. Overall, the panel, involving experts from 39 world-renowned universities, gave Goldman Sachs a “C-” for how it is handling this political issue.

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Drexel’s Thomas R. Kline School of Law Celebrates Milestone 10th Anniversary
 

The Thomas R. Kline School of Law welcomed its 10th class in August, marking a milestone anniversary that will be observed throughout the 2016-17 academic year at Drexel University. 

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Drexel Magazine's 40 Under 40: Be a Part of the Fifth Annual Class of Honorees

Now through Sept. 2, 2016, Drexel Magazine is accepting nominations for the fifth annual 40 Under 40.
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Drexel in the Top 50 of Worldwide List for Patents

Drexel was named 49th on a list of worldwide universities granted patents released by The National Academy of Inventors and Intellectual Property Owners Association, placing amidst some of the biggest names in innovation.
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Who’s Hiring? Drucker & Scaccetti

Philadelphia accounting firm Drucker & Scaccetti hires Drexel co-ops on a special winter/spring co-op cycle, rewarding them handsomely with hands-on intensive experience and a generous salary. Another benefit: lots of free catered meals during tax season.

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Drexel Brings National Network for Advanced Functional Fabrics Manufacturing to Philadelphia

The U.S. Department of Defense has tapped Drexel University as a key leader in the creation of a $75 million national research institute that will support American textile manufacturers in bringing sophisticated new materials and textiles to the marketplace. The institute, called Advanced Functional Fabrics of America, will be a national manufacturing resource center for industry and government to draw on academic expertise in new fibers and textiles. The result will be fabrics engineered to see, hear, sense and communicate; serving an array of industries including aerospace, apparel, architecture and health. 

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Drexel Names Penn Mutual Chairman and CEO Eileen C. McDonnell 2016 Business Leader of the Year

Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business has named Penn Mutual Chairman and CEO Eileen C. McDonnell as its 2016 Business Leader of the Year. McDonnell will be honored at a luncheon celebrating her achievements on April 5.

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Drexel and Brandywine Realty Trust Partner on “Schuylkill Yards” Innovation Development

Drexel and Brandywine Realty Trust made history as they announced their partnership and unveiled plans for Philadelphia’s Schuylkill Yards innovation development, a 14-acre master planned community. Initial phases of the projected 20-year development plan will consist of 5 million gross square feet of mixed-use real estate on a 10-acre site next to Drexel’s main campus and adjacent to Amtrak’s 30th Street Station and Brandywine’s Cira Centre.
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The Game of Fonts: Research Finds That Difficult-to-Read Fonts Can Positively Affect Buying Habits

In a new paper, forthcoming in the Journal of the Academy of Science, a team of researchers including Drexel University’s Rajneesh Suri, PhD, a professor of marketing at the LeBow College of Business, take a closer look at how consumers’ buying decisions are influenced by fonts.