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All In The News tagged "STEM"

Robots and Xylophones? At Drexel Camp They Make Beautiful Music Together

Youngmoo Kim, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering and director of the ExCITe Center, was quoted in an Aug. 5 Philadelphia Inquirer story about the Center’s Music Technology Program, which brings high school students to campus for a week of hands-on learning at the intersection of music and technology.


Changing Climate and Flattening Earth: Teaching Science in a 'Fake News' World

Nancy Songer, PhD, dean of the School of Education, was quoted in an April 11 WHYY/Newsworks.org story about teaching science in a "fake news" world. 

STEM Panel to be Held at Neumann

Mitra Taheri, PhD, Hoeganaes Associate Professor in the College of Engineering, was mentioned in a Nov. 11 Philly.com brief for appearing on a panel for "Women in STEM Careers: Expanding the Talent Pool.”

U-Va. Starts New Undergraduate Degree Program for STEM Teachers

Drexel was included in an Aug. 20 Washington Post article as one of the few universities to receive a federal grant to train STEM teachers.

Report: Philly top market for gender diversity in tech sector

Drexel was mentioned in an April 14 Philadelphia Business Journal article for contributing to Philadelphia’s ranking as one of the top markets for gender diversity in the technology industry.

Tiny Robot Developed at Drexel can Help Lead the Way to Tech Education

Pramod Abichandani, PhD, an assistant teaching professor in the College of Engineering, was featured in a Nov. 21 WHYY-FM/Newsworks.org story about a non-profit he started to make affordable robots and robotics teaching materials for use in local schools.

This Drexel Prof Built an Easy-to-Program Robot: LocoRobo

Pramod Abichandani, PhD, an assistant teaching professor in the College of Engineering was featured in a Nov. 18 post on Technically Philly about his non-profit company that is making open-source robots and teaching materials for use in K-12 and college robotics curriculums.

Drexel Professor Creates LocoRobo, a Nonprofit to Teach Robotics

Pramod Abichandani, an assistant teaching professor in the College of Engineering, was featured in a Nov. 17 Philadelphia Business Journal article about LocoRobo, a nonprofit educational robotics company he formed. Link to story Drexel was mentioned as host of the annual Philly Chef Conference in a Nov. 17 Philly.com article about the arrival of Industree, a restaurant-industry networking group, in Philadelphia.

Local Middle School Students Blow up a Watermelon, Make Ice Cream and More at PECO-Drexel STEM Camp

A Summer STEM Camp for middle school students hosted by the School of Education and funded by a grant from PECO was spotlighted in the University City Review on August 5.

Beetles aid Drexel researcher in monitoring stream health

Daniel Duran, an assistant teaching professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a WHYY/Newsworks story on June 26 about his citizen-science research looking for marsh ground beetles along stream banks in the region.

How Drexel will use a $1.2M grant to increase number of STEM majors

Technically Philly featured a new Drexel initiative funded by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute to improve retention of STEM majors in a story on June 2.

Drexel receives $1.2 million to improve STEM retention

Jennifer Stanford, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Philadelphia Business Journal article on May 29 about the new, HHMI-funded initiative she will help implement university-wide to improve undergraduate STEM teaching and STEM major retention.