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Eco-Passionate Students Find Outlet, Experience Through Climate and Sustainability Working Group
As plans for a centralized sustainability office at Drexel continue to formulate, students seeking climate and sustainability impact opportunities have found a home working with Drexel’s cross-functional and interdisciplinary working group started last spring in conjunction with the University’s “Climate Year” initiative.
Watch Your Professors Give TEDx Talks During a Student-Curated Virtual Event This Week
TEDxDrexelU, a student organization whose mission it is to bring the spirit of TED to the Drexel community, will present a two-day virtual conference featuring Drexel faculty and alumni speakers June 26–27.
Drexel Virtually Celebrates 2021 Graduates of Colleges, Schools, Heritage Groups
Before the University-wide ceremony at Citizen’s Bank Park on June 11, commencement for Drexel’s colleges, schools and students of the African diaspora were held virtually though celebrated wholeheartedly.
Advance Your Career (AYC) Helps Pandemic Co-op Students Take Professional Control
Created by the Steinbright Career Development Center and launched in June 2020, the AYC module’s focus on professional development and meaningful networking helped students turn lost or delayed co-ops due to the pandemic into both credit and opportunity.
Parks played an important role for people seeking respite from the toll of social isolation during the pandemic, and according to new research from Drexel University, they did so without increasing the spread of COVID-19. The study looked at how people used 22 parks in Philadelphia and New York during the height of the pandemic and it found no strong correlation between park use and the number of confirmed cases in surrounding neighborhoods.
Medical Device Startup Nephria Bio to Use Drexel's MXene Filter Materials in Wearable Artificial Kidney Technology
Drexel University’s MXene material is one step closer to transforming the lives of people suffering from end-stage kidney disease. Nephria Bio, Inc., a U.S.-based spin-off of the South Korean medical device company EOFlow Co., Ltd., has signed a licensing agreement with the University to use the two-dimensional material, discovered at Drexel, as a filter in a wearable artificial kidney device it is developing. The technology could allow many of the millions of people suffering from end-stage kidney disease worldwide to move more freely, without spending hours each week anchored to large dialysis machines.