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Drexel Launches College of Computing & Informatics

Drexel University President John A. Fry announced today that the University will create a new College of Computing and Informatics. The College will combine the strengths and assets of Drexel’s many existing undergraduate, graduate and professional computing and informatics programs. It will begin enrolling new students in the Fall of 2014.
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Honorary Degree Recipients Announced for 126th Drexel Commencement

Drexel will celebrate its 126th commencement on June 14 and June 15. More than 5,000 students will receive a degree from Drexel this year and 13 honorary degrees will be distributed to prominent individuals distinguished in their fields.

CVDI

IMS Microsoft Health CVDI

Two more players in the world of Big Data have joined Drexel University’s National Academy of Science Center for Visual and Decision Informatics. IMS Health, a leading global provider of information, technology and services dedicated to making healthcare perform better; and Microsoft Research, one of the largest software research organizations in the world, will both be part of the growing CVDI partnership.
Codefest

iSchool codefest

Drexel University’s iSchool, College of Information Science and Technology will host the premier Philly Health Codefest, a two-day coding competition with the goal of transforming data into health care solutions. More than 150 software developers and designers will join health care professionals, educators, students and entrepreneurs at the event which will take place in the Bossone Research Enterprise Center’s Mitchell Auditorium on April 5-7.
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New Drexel University Graduate Program will Prepare Students for Museum Leadership

A new graduate program offered by Drexel’s Westphal College of Media Arts & Design will prepare students for leadership roles in museums across the country and around the world.
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Five Drexel Researchers Claim National Science Foundation CAREER Awards

Five Drexel faculty have earned recognition from the National Science Foundation for their respective research endeavors, which range from improving underwater autonomous vehicles to helping emergency medical workers communicate to reimagining the way we create and access our collective knowledge as a society.

Drexel to Open Office in Washington, D.C.

Drexel University has announced it will open an office in Washington, D.C. that will serve as a multifunctional academic and outreach center for the University and its online subsidiary Drexel University Online.
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ExCITe Center opening

Music technology, humanoid robots, app development, video games, and digital knitting machines will converge with many other technologies in one creative space when Drexel University opens its Expressive and Creative Interaction Technologies (ExCITe) Center on Nov. 28.
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Twitter Zombie

Taking a close look at the steady flow of millions of 140-character messages per day generated on Twitter is akin to trying to take a drink from the torrent of a fire hydrant’s discharge. But thanks to sophisticated software named in homage to the researcher, transfixed on a computer monitor, that it is designed to relieve -the “TwitterZombie” is helping researchers at Drexel collect tweets without being washed away.

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Q&A with Andrea Forte: Social Media Campaigns

DrexelNow spoke with Dr. Andrea Forte, assistant professor at the iSchool, about a recent Twitter hoax aimed at Shell Oil and what it means for social media usage.

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Drexel Celebrates 2012 Commencement

Drexel University will celebrate its 125th commencement on its University City campus with five separate ceremonies honoring Drexel’s graduating class, June 15 and16. More than 5,000 students will receive a degree from Drexel this year. Drexel will award honor 17 honorary degrees to prominent individuals distinguished in their fields.

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