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All News tagged "information science and technology"

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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.
  Back row, left to right: Dean Cohen, Amy Gottsegen, Kelly Weissberger (Associate Director, CSD), Ashleigh Jugan, Nicholas Barber, Vincent O’Leary, Provost Blake, Riki McDaniel, Ian Nichols, Caitlin Walczyk, Sam Buczek, Meredith Wooten (Director, CSD), Dean Van Bockstaele, Martha Meiers (Program Coordinator, CSD). Front row, left to right: Caitlin Cooper, Ana Monastero, Jacob Baron, Dylan O’Donoghue, Marina D’souza, Gabrielle Salib, Emily Coyle (Fellowships Advisor, CSD). Photo credit Jordan Stein.

Meet the Drexel Dragons up for the Biggest Awards This Year

Drexel University’s Center for Scholar Development recently hosted an event to recognize the hard work and initiative taken by those students who applied for major fellowships this year.
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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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Data Security Measures Are Designed to Protect Drexel — and its Employees

Few days seem to go by in today’s connected world without another report of a massive data breach jeopardizing the privacy of thousands of people. These threats help explain why a new data security initiative is underway at Drexel, aiming to put the clamps on the piles of personal and private data stored on Drexel hard drives and protect the University and everyone associated with it from the consequences of a breach.

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Drexel Opens Cybersecurity Institute

Pulling from its many resources in online data management and protection, Drexel University is opening a cybersecurity institute to address national cyber-based threats and prepare the next generation of cybersecurity leaders.

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Wikipedia Founder Speaking at Drexel Nov. 18

Jimmy Wales, co-founder of Wikipedia, will appear at Drexel on Nov. 18 to deliver the keynote lecture for the University's sixth annual celebration of National Computer Science Education Week.

Drexel Launches College of Computing & Informatics

Drexel University President John A. Fry announced today that the University will create a new College of Computing and Informatics. The College will combine the strengths and assets of Drexel’s many existing undergraduate, graduate and professional computing and informatics programs. It will begin enrolling new students in the Fall of 2014.
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Talking About a Teen Work Experience: WorkReady at Drexel

This week marks the end of the Philadelphia Youth Network’s 2013 WorkReady Internship program, which placed teens in paid work experiences across the city for the summer.

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Drexel Hosts Grand Opening of New Office in Washington, D.C.

On Thursday, May 30, Drexel will host a grand opening celebration for a new office in Washington, D.C. that will serve as a multifunctional academic and outreach center for the University and its online subsidiary Drexel University Online.

Music Hack Day

A 24-hour marathon of conceptualizing, hacking and coding with the goal of designing the future of music technology will bring artists, engineers, musicians, programmers and enthusiasts from around the region to Drexel’s Expressive and Creative Interaction Technologies (ExCITe) Center on May 18-19. Drexel’s Music Hack Day will be the 12th such event worldwide and the first time that it has been held in Philadelphia.
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Texas Transplant Chooses Drexel for its iSchool, Student Diversity and 'Progressive Way of Thinking'

Born-and-raised Texan and doctoral student Rachel Magee said she chose Drexel because of its iSchool, a diversity among the students and the progressive way of thinking about information and technology.