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  • Research Shows Clear Rules Can Lower Recidivism for Non-Violent Drug Offenders

    Research Shows Clear Rules Can Lower Recidivism for Non-Violent Drug Offenders

    October 31, 2017

    With prison systems across the country clogged with inmates, including the 50,000 residing in Pennsylvania’s Department of Corrections, state governments are investing heavily in efforts to keep offenders from returning once they’ve served their time. Despite these efforts, nationally more than 67 percent of offenders end up back behind bars. One Drexel University researcher believes it could be due to a simple lack of communication and consistency.

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  • Ellen Wildner, Drexel Biology Alumni

    Geek of the Week: Ellen Wildner, Biological Sciences '15

    October 24, 2017

    Ellen Wildner is a trained biologist and anthropologist. She currently studies snails at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, but like most scientists is curious about everything and how it all connects.

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  • Halley Oyer, PhD

    Drexel Researcher Wins STAT News Wunderkind Award

    October 19, 2017

    STAT — a Boston-based national publication focused on science and health news — has named a Drexel University College of Medicine postdoc one of the "brightest young minds in life science."

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  • California Wild Fire

    What Goes Into a Controlled Burn?

    October 19, 2017

    The fires now ravaging North California have been particularly bad this year because years of drought have left the area much like a tinderbox. One way to combat this build-up of “fuel load” is a controlled burn.

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  • Marie Kurz, PhD, Academy environmental geochemist and assistant research professor in Drexel University’s Department of Biodiversity, Earth and Environmental Science

    Day in the Life of a Creek

    October 12, 2017

    If you happened to be hiking, biking or boating in the Wissahickon Creek area recently or watched the local news you may have thought you were imaging things. It wasn’t St. Patrick’s Day, but the creek was green!

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