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June

  • View of a highway from the driver's seat

    First Study Asks Autistic Adults about Driving Experiences

    June 26, 2014

    In the first pilot study asking adults on the autism spectrum about their experiences with driving, researchers at Drexel University found significant differences in self-reported driving behaviors and perceptions of driving ability in comparison to non-autistic adults. As the population of adults with autism continues growing rapidly, the survey provides a first step toward identifying whether this population has unmet needs for educational supports to empower safe driving – a key element of independent functioning in many people’s lives.

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  • Student Job Opportunities

    June 20, 2014

    Looking for some extra summer cash? Apply for a work-study position with the physics department, psychology department, or Judaic Studies Program.

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  • A new study from Drexel University found that the majority of young people are not aware of the legal ramifications of underage sexting

    Majority of Minors Engage in Sexting, Unaware of Harsh Legal Consequences

    June 18, 2014

    Sexting among youth is more prevalent than previously thought, according to a new study from Drexel University that was based on a survey of undergraduate students at a large northeastern university. More than 50 percent of those surveyed reported that they had exchanged sexually explicit text messages, with or without photographic images, as minors. The study also found that the majority of young people are not aware of the legal ramifications of underage sexting.

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  • Is the World Cup a Blessing or a Curse? A Q&A With Eric Zillmer

    June 10, 2014

    As the 2014 World Cup approaches, all eyes are on Brazil. The country has been plagued by claims that it is unprepared to host the massive sporting event and protests over the billions of dollars spent on construction costs.

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  • Meghann Galloway awarded the 2014 Student Travel Award

    June 09, 2014

    Meghann Galloway was awarded the 2014 Student Travel Award in the amount of $300 on behalf of the American Psychological Association to facilitate her attendance at the annual convention in Washington, DC.

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