2013

    • Wikipedia Founder Speaking at Drexel Nov. 19

      November 11, 2013

      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.

      Jimmy Wales

    • CCI-OnlineCertCybersecurityLaw

      October 21, 2013

      Drexel University’s College of Computing & Informatics will offer a new, online certificate in cybersecurity, law and policy this fall as part of its professional development curriculum. The certificate will cover both the technical fundamentals of cybersecurity, as well as examining policy, cyber law and current issues, in a comprehensive three-course program offered through Drexel University Online.

      CCI - cybersecurity law policy

    • New Mobile App and Talk Therapies for Binge Eating Disorder

      September 27, 2013

      Two new treatment methods under investigation at Drexel University aim to help people reduce binge-eating behavior. One is a smartphone app designed to alert peopleat times when they are at risk for binge behaviors, among a comprehensive suite of other features. Another treatment is a new, evidence-based approach to small-group behavioral therapy.

      The TakeControl app for binge eating provides an alert: "You are currently at risk. Would you like assistance?"