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  • December

  • August

    • Q&A With Senior Vice Provost for Research Aleister Saunders

      August 11, 2016

      University research typically is a fairly insular endeavor, played out at the department level with little cross-pollination among the various disciplines. Senior Vice Provost for Research Aleister Saunders is trying to widen that view. He has been advocating a university-wide approach to research, looking for those areas where Drexel can support and encourage investigations that cut across departments and disciplines.

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  • April

    • President Fry’s Second and Third Town Halls Highlight the Importance of Communication

      April 08, 2016

      In town hall meetings at Drexel’s Center City and Queen Lane campuses, President John A. Fry said communication between colleges sparked the successes of the past year and detailed how it will be even more important in the years to come.

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    • A Toast to the Future of Drexel at President Fry’s First Town Hall of 2016

      April 04, 2016

      President John A. Fry raised a glass to the individuals and colleges involved in bringing Advanced Functional Fabrics of America to Drexel in the first of three town halls this spring. He also delved into Schuylkill Yards, civic engagement and expanding online education.

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    • Drexel Brings National Network for Advanced Functional Fabrics Manufacturing to Philadelphia

      April 01, 2016

      The U.S. Department of Defense has tapped Drexel University as a key leader in the creation of a $75 million national research institute that will support American textile manufacturers in bringing sophisticated new materials and textiles to the marketplace. The institute, called Advanced Functional Fabrics of America, will be a national manufacturing resource center for industry and government to draw on academic expertise in new fibers and textiles. The result will be fabrics engineered to see, hear, sense and communicate; serving an array of industries including aerospace, apparel, architecture and health.

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