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iSchool Teachers-on-Twitter Study

Teachers are stretching Twitter’s reach to more than just 140 character quips according to a new study by The iSchool at Drexel University researchers. The study, entitled “Grassroots Professional Development: How Teachers Use Twitter” suggests that teachers are molding Twitter from its common perception as a social medium for sharing personal information and observations, to a conduit for disseminating educational resources and connecting with distant colleagues.
Drexel Launches Shima Seiki Haute Technology Laboratory to Develop Smart Textiles and Wearable Technology

Drexel University Finalizes Deal with Shima Seiki USA

Following the signing of a groundbreaking, $1 million agreement with Shima Seiki USA, Genevieve Dion, assistant professor and fashion design program director in Drexel University’s Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, will now have the state-of-the-art laboratory to conduct research for the development of new smart textiles, wearable technologies and to explore new methods of production that will ultimately impact a number of market sectors.

iSchool Becomes NSF Visual Decision Informatics Cooperative Research Center

In the race to find innovative solutions to our nation’s most pressing Big Data challenges, two universities are leading the charge. The University of Louisiana at Lafayette and Drexel University have been awarded funding by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to create the Center on Visual and Decision Informatics (CVDI).

Experts available for Black History Month

Drexel Political Experts on the Presidential Election

iSchool online dating study

iSchool online dating study

Today, one in five Americans finds his or her spouse via online dating websites, but according to Drexel researchers, marriage isn’t the only measure of success among people looking for love in cyberspace.

Holiday Survival Guide

During the holiday season, Drexel University experts are available to help news media with a variety of stories.

iSchool DataNet Federation Consortium

The iSchool at Drexel, College of Information Science and Technology is an active collaborator in a  new effort to address key data challenges facing scientific researchers in the digital age, led by the University of North Carolina.