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  • Drexel's imitation Meissen urn that was created in Dresden about half a century before the city was bombed.

    The Drexel Connection to ‘Slaughterhouse-Five’

    May 19, 2015

    As freshmen in a war literature English course discovered, Drexel has a lot more in common with one of the greatest war novels of all time, and the most destructive bombing in World War II, than you would think.

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  • Marcellus Shale region

    Drexel Researchers First to Detect Air Quality Effects of Natural Gas Extraction in Pennsylvania's Marcellus Shale Region

    May 19, 2015

    A team led by environmental engineers from Drexel University are the first independent researchers to take a closer look at the air quality effects of natural gas extraction in the Marcellus Shale region of Pennsylvania. The group used a mobile air quality monitoring vehicle to survey regional air quality and pollutant emissions at 13 sites including wells, drilling rigs, compressor stations and processing areas. Their work establishes baseline measurements for this relatively new area of extraction.

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  • Mahmoud Hallak during his presentation on the unrest in Syria.

    From Syria to Drexel: Freshman Tells His Rebel Story

    May 15, 2015

    In Syria, Mahmoud Hallak helped coordinate protests against the Bashar al-Assad government, lost his father to government forces, and was wounded by a grenade during a demonstration. Now the Drexel freshman is sharing his story to help paint a clear picture of what is going on in his home country.

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