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From Big-Data Injury Prevention to Mapping Travel for Prenatal Care: Drexel Public Health Research at APHA 2014

Researchers from Drexel University presented research on a wide range of public health topics emphasizing urban health challenges, geographic methods in public health, community resilience and more, at the 142nd annual meeting and exposition of the American Public Health Association in New Orleans.
Graduate student Nancy Volpe Berlinger collaborated with a scientist to create colorful, shape-shifting garments that reflect the ever-changing nature of the immune system.

Research on the Runway: Drexel Fashion Designers Team Up with Scientists for Descience Competition

Eight students and alumni from Drexel University’s Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design are among 61 fashion designers who were chosen to participate in the first-ever Descience Fashion Competition. The national competition matches designers with scientists to create garments that reflect scientific advances. The competition will culminate with a fashion show featuring the collaborative creations at Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s MIT Media Lab in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on Monday, Sept. 29.

Drexel Team Unveils Supermassive Dinosaur Dreadnoughtus

A Drexel-led team has described a new dinosaur species with the most complete skeleton ever found of one of the largest animals to ever walk the Earth. At 85 feet (26 m) long and weighing about 65 tons (59,300 kg) in life, Dreadnoughtus schrani is the largest land animal for which a body mass can be accurately calculated.

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Tell Us Who's Changing the World: Drexel Magazine's 40 Under 40

We know they’re out there — lots of them. It’s your job to let us know who they are. Now through September, Drexel Magazine is accepting nominations for outstanding alumni for its third annual 40 Under 40 edition.

Modern-Day Slavery Expert and Author E. Benjamin Skinner to Speak at Drexel

There are more slaves in the world today than at any time in history, according to human trafficking expert and author E. Benjamin Skinner in his book "A Crime So Monstrous: Face-to-Face with Modern-Day Slavery." Skinner will join Drexel University on Wednesday, May 28, to speak about global slavery and his experiences reporting from dozens of countries in which slavery flourishes.
Dana and David Dornsife and Shannon Marquez, PhD, with children and friends at Kechema Water Point in Ethiopia, a World Vision WASH project site.

Drexel Establishes Dornsife Global Development Scholars Program

A new program leverages a partnership between Drexel and World Vision in 10 countries in eastern, western and southern Africa where World Vision and benefactors Dana and David Dornsife have ongoing water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) projects.
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A Drexel Thanksgiving Turkey Shoot? It Was a Real Tradition, Just 10 Years Ago

Off and on from 1984 to 2003, Drexel students, faculty and staff gathered before Thanksgiving for an annual turkey shoot competition. No animals were harmed.

Chef Kevin Sbraga Mentors Drexel Culinary Students and Alumni as they Create a Seasonal Four-Course Dinner

Behind every great chef is the mentor that helped him or her get there. At Drexel University, three alumni and one current student from Drexel’s Center for Hospitality & Sport Management (HSM) have the chance to be mentored by one of Philadelphia’s top chefs, Chef Kevin Sbraga.
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Drexel Auctions Off Once-in-a-Lifetime Experiences on eBay to Support the Westphal College

Five nights on a yacht in the Caribbean, a 2014 Subaru Forester, a tattoo design by ambigram artist John Langdon of "The Da Vinci Code" fame and lunch with "The Simpsons" writer Mike Reiss at the 20th Century FOX Studios in Los Angeles are just a few of the items up for auction at Drexel University’s first eBay fundraising auction.

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Recent Drexel Grads Check Emmy Nomination Off Goal List

Many professionals in the television and film industry spend their entire careers working toward an Emmy nomination. That accolade came early for a group of Drexel alumni recently nominated for the prestigious honor.

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Steinbright Goes All Out For LGBTQ Job Seekers

Steinbright Career Development Center this year partnered with OUT for Work, a national certification program to help enhance LGBTQ career resources for students in higher education.

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Seniors Bid Farewell to Greek Life, Keep it Close to Heart

Greek life provides a unique experience for students to excel as leaders, make family-like friends, help the community and more. DrexelNow checks in with three graduating seniors as they say goodbye to Drexel.