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William S. Pittman Graduation Ceremony Recognizes 2018 African-American Grads

At the third annual William S. Pittman Graduation Ceremony, African-American graduates from the Class of 2018 gathered with friends, family and University leaders for a night of drums, dance and recognizing student achievement.


Tim Gorichanaz and Lynn Clouser at Stories of Self-Portraits opening event.

New Rincliffe Gallery Exhibition Demonstrates the Artistic Process

Drexel doctoral student curated an exhibit as part of his thesis, and to showcase the information that can be derived from art.
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Sleeping Cells’ Survival Instincts: A Double-Edged Sword?

For researchers who study aging, a central riddle remains: If the human body has evolved to protect itself, why are cells unable to cope with the challenges associated with getting old?
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Drexel's Lilypad Makes It Easier For Teachers To Take Notes Too

Researchers from Drexel University’s College of Computing & Informatics, the School of Education and the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute are trying making it easier for behavioral health professionals in the classroom to stick to their plans and understand how well they’re working. Their solution: an information tracking system called Lilypad helps behavioral specialists take notes in real time and track students' progress — even in chaotic classroom environments.

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Survivors of Sexual Abuse Find Support In Online 'Anonymity' 

A study led by Drexel University researchers suggests that survivors of sexual abuse who seek guidance and support in online forums may be doing so because they find comfort in the relative anonymity the forums provide, which allows them to speak candidly about their experience and be direct in asking for help.

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On Twitter, E-Cigarette Ads Spread Like Secondhand Smoke

Are 500 retweets the modern equivalent of “everyone’s doing it” when it comes to e-cigarette marketing? While the Food and Drug Administration has proposed a ban on the sales of e-cigarettes to people under 18, as we are beginning to understand the health effects of the substitute to smoking, a recent study by researchers at Drexel University and the University of Southern California suggests that e-cigarette marketing on social media is about as containable as second-hand smoke.