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Philadelphia Fellow Richard Florida on How to Build a More Prosperous City

President John Fry was quoted in an Oct. 17 Technical.ly Philly article about Philadelphia Fellow Richard Florida who on Thursday, identified the ways in which Philadelphia is growing and the issues it needs to address if it will make that prosperity equitable in a new report.

This Real-time Ratings App Tells You ‘What’s the vibe?’ of Local Businesses

Adita Gupta, a doctoral student in the College of Computing & Informatics, Mason Cohen, an undergraduate student in the LeBow College of Business and Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship, and Nico Cohen, an undergraduate in the Close School, were featured in an Oct. 10 Technically Philly story about their app that captures tangible and intangible information about restaurants, coffee shops or other businesses.

Drexel’s New 10,000-square-foot Center for Functional Fabrics Opens Today

The opening of a new space for the Center for Functional Fabrics that will house the Pennsylvania Fabric Discovery Center was reported Sept. 25 by multiple media outlets including  Technically Philly Genevieve Dion , a professor in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and director of the Center For Functional Fabrics, was featured in the stories.

Power Moves: Benefits Data Trust Found its Next CEO in a Former Obama Staffer

Chelsey Lowe, coordinator of the Corporate Partners Program in the College of Computing & Informatics, was quoted in a Sept. 5 Technically Philly roundup of leadership changes in the region's technology sector.  

College Is Creating Poverty, So Let’s Make It Free, Says Temple’s Sara Goldrick-Rab

Youngmoo Kim, PhD, a professor in the College of Engineering and director of the ExCITe Center, was mentioned in a July 15 Technically Philly story about a TEDxPhiladelphia talk by a Temple professor who proposed making college free. Kim’s talk at the event addressed how technology culture can become more inclusive.  

Three Orgs Are Bringing Accessible Healthcare and Clinical Trials to West Philly Neighborhoods

Drexel's partnership with the Lazarex Cancer Foundation to establish Community IMPACT, a program that will focus on reducing cancer and improving health outcomes in Philadelphia, starting in West Philadelphia was featured in a July 3 Technically Philly story. The program involves the Dornsife School of Public Health, College of Nursing and Health Professions and College of MedicineLoretta Sweet Jemmott, PhD, vice president for Health and Health Equity and professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted the story.

Video games are coming to the Cira Centre — this time, designed by teens

Frank Lee, PhD, a professor in Westphal College and director of the Entrepreneurial Game Studio in the ExCITe Center, was quoted in a June 4 Technically Philly story about his skyscraper games educational outreach project in which EGS students and staff worked with local middle school students and their teachers to create video games that will be played on LED array of the Cira Centre office building as part of the opening celebration for Drexel Square park on June 10. The project was also mentioned in a June 4 Curbed Philadelphia post about the opening of Drexel Square.

Philadelphia is as Unequal as Colombia. Will a Minimum Wage Boost Help?

Richard Florida, PhD, Drexel’s inaugural Philadelphia Fellowship recipient in the Lindy Institute of Urban Innovation, was quoted in a May 20 Technical.ly Philly article about Philadelphia, minimum wage and poverty. 

Youngmoo Kim on breaking the 'monoculture' of tech: 'What the hell are you waiting for?'

A May 16 Technically Philly story featured Youngmoo Kim, PhD, a professor in the College of Engineering and director of the ExCITe Center, who was a presenter at the recent TEDxPhiladelphia event.

Drexel Researchers Made a More Efficient Energy-conductive Ink

Yury Gogotsi, PhD , Distinguished University and Bach professor in the College of Engineering, and  Babak Anasori, PhD , a research assistant professor in the College, were quoted in an April 22  Technically Philly  story about their work to develop a conductive MXene-based ink that can be used in inkjet printers to produce energy storage devices.

This Student-Made App Wants to Curb Body Shaming - While Helping You Look Fly 

Fashion Buddy, an app launched by Lindsey Smith, a student in the Close School of Entrepreneurship, was featured in a Jan. 23 Technically Philly story. The startup gives users access to crowdsourced feedback on outfit choices in a safe space, while simultaneously running a profitable business that partners with big names in retail. Fashion Buddy's CTO, Tri Le, a student in the College of Computing & Informatics, was also mentioned in the story.

Why yes, girls in low-tech households are still interested in STEM

Murugan Anandarajan, PhD, a LeBow College of Business professor and head of the Department of Decision Sciences and Management Information Systems, was quoted in a Dec. 3 Technically Philly story about the results of a survey conducted with Techgirlz that found that the degree of parents’ affinity for tech won’t deter girls from being excited about STEM.