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How-To Meets High-Tech In Drexel Engineers' Award-Winning Graphic

The team of Drexel University engineers who came up with a way to knit an energy storage device have now been recognized by the National Science Foundation for their skill in showing how they did it.
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Drexel Opens New App Development Lab with Gift from Bentley Systems

While many college students are attached to their smartphones, students at Drexel University are just as likely to be spending their screen time programming the next great app. Drexel students have already launched apps that help users explore museums, find scholarships or get involved on campus. Now, thanks to a generous gift from Bentley Systems, the University has established a dedicated space for app development.

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Drexel, University City Science Center and DreamIt Ventures Partner to Foster Innovation in Philadelphia

Drexel University, the University City Science Center and DreamIt Ventures are on a mission to support innovators and entrepreneurs in the Philadelphia region and have formed a strategic partnership that creates a hub for start-ups to test their wings and the capital that will support their continued growth.
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It's Official: 'Cira Pong' Recognized as Guinness World Record

The dream of Drexel associate professor Frank Lee, PhD, that came to fruition in the form of a 29-story video game — Pong — played on the north facade of Brandywine Realty Tusts’s Cira Centre is now a world record. Guinness World Records officially recognized the event, which was held on April 19 and 24 as part of Philly Tech Week, as the “largest architectural videogame display.”

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The Philadelphia of the Future: Fry, Nutter on Drexel's Role in the City's Evolution

What will Philadelphia look like in 30 years, and what role will Drexel play in its transformation? President John Fry and Mayor Michael Nutter addressed these questions at last week's CityAge gathering at Drexel.

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What will cities look like in the future? Who will live in them? How will people travel between them? These are just some of the questions facing politicians, investors and innovators – people who have the power, motivation and vision to shape their answers. Hundreds of these visionaries and decision-makers will come together at Drexel University’s Behrakis Grand Hall on Nov. 13-14 to continue a dialogue about “the New American City.”

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Q&A with Youngmoo Kim: Drexel's 'Science of Jazz' Event at the Philadelphia Science Festival

One must-see highlight of this year's Philadelphia Science Festival is Drexel’s “Science of Jazz,” a next-generation jazz concert the evening of April 23 in the Mandell Theater. DrexelNow spoke with Dr. Youngmoo Kim, director of the ExCITe Center, to find out learn more about this uniquely Drexel event and why it’s one to add to your to-do list for the festival.

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Innovation and Creativity Converge as Drexel Opens ExCITe Center

The center occupies more than 11,000 square-feet of converted industrial office space at the University City Science Center’s 3401 Market Street building.

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What I'm Reading: Dr. Youngmoo Kim

Drexel's Dr. Youngmoo Kim took the time to chat with DrexelNow about his current reading choice, The Rise of the Creative Class—Revisited (second edition) by Richard Florida.