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All In The News tagged "innovation"

Community Leaders Hopeful as Brandywine and Penn Medicine Commit to Local and Minority Hiring For Upcoming Projects

Drexel and its partnership in the Schyulkill Yards development project was mentioned in a June 27Plan Philly story about Brandywine Realty Trust and Penn Medicine creating new programs that will recruit workers from their local communities. 

In Schuylkill Yards Project, West Philly to Receive $3.1 Million in Affordable Housing

Drexel's partnership with Brandywine Realty in the Schuylkill Yards development project was featured in a June 27 Philly Voice story about their commitment to provide funds for affordable housing in West Philadelphia as part of the project. 

Council Passes Dozens of Bills in Pre-Summer Crunch

The first phase of Drexel and Brandywine Realty Trust's Schuylkill Yards development project was mentioned in a June 22 Philadelphia Inquirer story as one of several proposals that were approved by City Council this week.

Learn How to Love Talking in Public (And Stop Saying 'Um' and 'Like') With This New App

Danish Dhamani, an undergraduate in the College of Engineering, and Parish Gupta, an undergraduate in the College of Computing & Informatics, were featured in a June 5 Fast Company story about their speech coaching app called Orai.

Philly Should Pool Precision Medicine Resources in Brookings Institutions Assessment

Drexel's collaboration with Brandywine Realty trust to develop Schuylkill Yards innovation neighborhood, was mentioned in a May 30 MedCity News story about a recent Brookings Institution report suggesting that an innovation district could emerge in University City and Center City.

Why This Cybersecurity Firm Ditched The Virtual Model For an Office in Philly

Drexel's student cyber defense team from the Isaac L. Auerbach Cybersecurity Institute, was mentioned in a May 25 Technically Philly story about Security Risk Advisors, a cybersecurity firm, moving its office to Center City. The story notes that part of the firm's reason for the move was having a location closer to the cybersecurity talent at Drexel and Penn.

Researchers: Philly Has Potential and Now’s the Time to Do Something About It

Drexel was mentioned as a Philadelphia anchor institution in a May 19 Next City story about a Brookings Institute report that suggests how the city could tap into its potential to become a global economic leader.

Study Calls For University City, W. Center City 'Innovation District'

Drexel was mentioned in a May 18 Philadelphia Inquirer story about a Brookings Institute study on the potential to develop an "innovation district" by strengthening the link between Center City and University City.

Penn is the Nation's Sixth Best School for Tech Transfer, Report Finds

Drexel was mentioned as the 46th "Best University for Technology Transfer" in a Philadelphiamagazine story about Milken Institute's ranking of the top 200 universities that are able to turn their research into actual products or research-driven startups.


Drexel's Schyulkill Yards development partnership with Brandywine Realty Trust, was mentioned in March 27 stories in Curbed Philly and Philly Voice. It was also included in a March 28 Philadelphia Tribunestory about a National Association of Black Journalists regional summit at Penn. 

Spotlight on Smartphone App Orai

The Philadelphia Business Journal published a March 16 story about Orai, a startup cofounded by Drexel students Danish Dhamani of the College of Engineering and Paritosh Gupta of the College of Computing and Informatics. Orai, housed in the Baiada Institute for Entrepreneurship,  is a smartphone app that provides deep analysis of a user’s public speaking skills and coaches them to improve their techniques through machine learning and artificial intelligence. 

A Nationwide Tour Will Stop in Philly as it Seeks to Fill 100,000 Tech Jobs

Drexel was mentioned in a March 9 Technically Philly post about Tech Jobs Tour, a 50-state jobs fair that is attempting to fill 100,000 tech jobs in one year. Philadelphia will host the tour's Pennsylvania stop.