Woman filling out a form Drexel Researchers Will Be Able to Tap Into Trove of Census Data as Part of Philadelphia’s First Federal Statistical Research Data Center
Starting in 2017, researchers from around the university will have the opportunity to access the nation’s highest-quality Census data for analysis of U.S. economy and public policy issues as a partner with the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, The University of Pennsylvania and Penn State University in a new Federal Statistical Research Data Center that will be located in Philadelphia.
microswimmers Drexel's Microswimmer Robots Can Work Together — And Apart
Drexel University researchers, led by MinJun Kim, PhD, a professor in the College of Engineering, have successfully pulled off a feat that both sci-fi fans and Michael Phelps could appreciate. Using a rotating magnetic field they show how multiple chains of microscopic magnetic bead-based robots can link up to reach impressive speeds swimming through a liquid. Their finding is the latest step toward using the so-called “microswimmers” to deliver medicine and perform surgery inside the body.
Macrophages Researchers Reveal How an Inflammatory Response to Ceramic Scaffolds Promotes Bone Regeneration
In their mission to design new biomaterials that promote tissue regeneration, Drexel researchers have identified how inflammation, when precisely controlled, is crucial to bone repair.
Allison Gutierrez, right, receives the United States Public Health Service Excellence in Public Health Award from Capt. JoAnne Hitte, an officer in the Commissioned Corps USPHS, on behalf of the Surgeon General of the United States. Medical Student Wins Award for Developing Prenatal Program
Allison Gutierrez, a third-year medical student, was recently recognized for her efforts to connect Drexel medical students with underserved expecting mothers.
Heard Around Campus Heard Around Campus – July
Even with the heat waves and scorching temperatures, a lot has been accomplished and changed at Drexel over the past month. Take a look at what’s been heard around campus (hopefully, with an iced drink on your desk) and catch up on all the happenings at Drexel.
Former Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles H. Ramsey will join Drexel University as the inaugural Distinguished Visiting Fellow of the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation. Q&A With Distinguished Visiting Fellow Charles Ramsey: Community Policing and Black Lives Matter
The former Philadelphia Police Commissioner and current Distinguished Visiting Fellow of Drexel's Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation weighs in on important topics like Black Lives Matter and open carry laws.
James Creese, bottom left, is pictured in a 1919 Princeton "Bric-a-Brac" activities yearbook for his work with Princeton's literary magazine. Photo published with permission of the Princeton University Library. The Drexel President Who Edited F. Scott Fitzgerald
Before F. Scott Fitzgerald became a famous author and James Creese became president of the Drexel Institute of Technology, the two men started out as student writers at Princeton University.
A photo of two boys with their heads together sleeping. Taken by Angela S. of the Philadelphia Witnesses to Hunger, she said, "To get a good education, my sons have to take two buses and a train through the 'hood to get to school. They fight all day, but here they were tired, cold, and supporting each other just trying to get home safe.” Photo Exhibit at African American Museum Will Speak the Truth about Poverty
As Democratic National Convention visitors come to Philadelphia, Witnesses to Hunger at Drexel University will unmask the truth of American poverty through photography and personal testimonies in an exhibit at the African American Museum.
College of Arts and Sciences student Alli Spiller enjoyed eating cinnamon buns, a popular national treat, while on co-op in Sweden. Making the Most of Drexel Connections and Swedish Culture
Psychology student Alli Spiller recently returned from a research co-op in Sweden that she created using Drexel connections and financial support.
The Top 100 list of worldwide universities granted patents released by The National Academy of Inventors and Intellectual Property Owners Association. Drexel in the Top 50 of Worldwide List for Patents
Drexel was named 49th on a list of worldwide universities granted patents released by The National Academy of Inventors and Intellectual Property Owners Association, placing amidst some of the biggest names in innovation.
NICU Baby By Causing Cells to Cannibalize Themselves, Researchers Prevent Lung Injury in Mice
Research from the College of Medicine offers a potential new solution for preventing chronic lung infections that affect premature babies.
Milk being poured into a bowl. Soft Drink, Soft Price: Soda Prices Found Significantly Lower Than Healthy Alternative Milk
Drexel University researchers found a huge disparity between the price of soda, which is linked to the prevalence of health issues like diabetes, and milk — a difference in price that could be narrowed by taxes like the one on sugary drinks recently approved in Philadelphia.
College of Arts and Sciences student Greta Jusyte interned with the Philadelphia Host Committee to help put on the Democratic National Convention. Drexel Dragon Helps Bring Democratic Delegates to Philadelphia
Political science and international area studies double major Greta Jusyte lent a hand in putting on the Democratic National Convention through an internship with the Philadelphia Host Committee.
DNC pins Drexel Experts Available to Comment on Democratic National Convention
As Philadelphia prepares to host what is likely to be one of the largest and most historically significant Democratic National Conventions, Drexel experts are available to comment on issues ranging from the logistics of putting together the massive gathering and its historical significance, as well as addressing the biggest political issues that will face presumptive nominee Hillary Clinton.
Drexel rowers enjoying an afternoon touring Oxford. Drexel at the 2016 Henley Royal Regatta: A Look Back at a Week of Racing Crew in England
The Dragons took on some of the best crew teams in the world at England’s Henley Royal Regatta, considered the “Holy Grail” of rowing contests.