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Past Month


  • A person's hand holding marijuana Pennsylvania's Youth More Accepting of Marijuana, But Not Using It More, Report Shows
    August 8, 2018

    A report by the Pennsylvania State Epidemiological Outcomes Workgroup, which is chaired by a Drexel University professor, found that attitudes toward marijuana became more of its use in recent years as the state legalized it for medical usage.
  • The title of the legislation papers for the Affordable Care Act Obamacare Relieved Financial Strain of Those Closest to the Federal Poverty Line
    August 2, 2018

    While data shows that the Affordable Care Act helped people across the spectrum, a study shows that those around or below the federal poverty line benefitted most.
  • Dana and David Dornsife together with Drexel representatives and the Lindy family cut the ribbon. Drexel Purchases West Philadelphia Community Center to Expand Community Partnerships and Programming
    August 1, 2018

    Four years after the Dana and David Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships opened its doors to the Powelton and Mantua communities, Drexel University announced plans to expand the programming offered to the community with the purchase in June 2018 of the West Philadelphia Community Center.

  • crystalsome Drexel's Polymer Pill Proves it Can Deliver
    August 1, 2018

    Selecting the right packaging to get precious cargo from point A to point B can be a daunting task at the post office. For some time, scientists have wrestled with a similar set of questions when packaging medicine for delivery in the bloodstream: How much packing will keep it safe? Is it the right packing material? Is it too big? Is it too heavy? Researchers from Drexel University have developed a new type of container that seems to be the perfect fit for making the delivery.
  • screenshot of a heart diagram Drexel Introduces Repository of Virtual Reality Content to Enhance Online Education
    July 26, 2018

    New digital enhancements will take online education to new and far more expansive heights at Drexel University. VRtifacts+, a first of its kind repository, will empower faculty and instructional designers to seamlessly incorporate 250,000 augmented, virtual and mixed reality learning objects across a wealth of disciplines into the University’s online coursework.