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Obinna Otti demonstrates some pieces from the Tech Lending Library at the March 24 Collaboratory.

Tech Lending Library Painlessly Handles the Cutting Edge

Faced with a constant barrage of new technologies, untangling the wires of this vast realm poses a continuous challenge for Drexel educators. Fortunately, the Tech Lending Library is here to help.

Attendees at the third Collaboratory event chat with Karyn Holt via a robot.

Using Technology to Enhance, Not Obscure, the Human Touch

Drexel professors showed how to use robots, trump cat videos and emphasize human interaction through the technology at Online Learning Council’s third Collaboratory.
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Harnessing the Body’s Immune System to Heal Wounds Naturally

A Drexel engineer will seek to better understand the relationship between the body’s natural healing process and tissue regeneration with a five-year $1.9 million grant from the NIH.

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A New Approach for Studying Parkinsonian Syndromes 

Using a portable device developed at Drexel University, researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine have identified differences in brain activation patterns associated with postural stability in people with Parkinsonian syndromes and healthy adults.
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Ben Franklin Technology Partners Joins ic@3401 and Drexel to Boost Startup Resources in University City

A number of developments in University City’s startup ecosystem are aligning—all to the benefit of Philadelphia’s burgeoning community of entrepreneurs. Drexel University and Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania are teaming up to create a $10 million early stage seed fund that will support spin-off companies from the University. Concurrent with the launch of the new fund, Ben Franklin will join Drexel and University City Science Center’s efforts to strengthen the offerings for members at the Innovation Center @3401 (ic@3401). And the technology and healthcare growth capital provider, Safeguard Scientifics, is also joining ic@3401 in a high-level capacity.

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Tech and Education: Drexel Online Celebrates National Distance Learning Week

A leader in the implementation of mobile technology and apps into education, Robbie Melton, will serve as the keynote speaker in Drexel University Online’s ninth National Distance Learning Week celebration.
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Meet More Finalists for Vice President of IRT

Continue to help the process of picking the best candidate for the vice president of Information Resources and Technology by coming out to these two open events.
Alpha Centauri is the bright yellowish star seen at the middle left, one of the "Pointers" to the star at the top of the Southern Cross. Photo courtesy Claus Madsen (ESO),

Drexel Icarus Interstellar Sets Sights on Local Starship Congress—and Interstellar Travel

The members of Drexel's Icarus Interstellar chapter are making their way towards travel in outer space. But first, they want to reach other national universities.
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Engineering Peace: Drexel Joins PeaceTech Lab in Global Mission to Use Technology for Resolving Conflicts

Drexel University engineering researchers and students are joining an international effort led by PeaceTech Lab, a non-profit entity launched by the United States Institute of Peace (USIP), to prepare the next generation of humanitarian engineers. The PeaceTech Lab’s Young Engineers Program seeks to use the skills of talented young technologists in service of communities in conflict zones around the world who are seeking to create a sustainable peace. 
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Drexel Antenna Research Hits the Market in ’Smart' Product

Wireless antenna technology that originated in the College of Engineering has hit the market in the newest family of ZyXEL ’smart attennae’ designed to seek a better wireless connection.
Lauren Boehm, co-op nursing student, displaying the Google Glass nursing students at Drexel can use to train.

Prospective Students Get Look at High-Tech Nursing at Drexel

Students who are considering going to Drexel got a chance to check out how students in the College of Nursing and Health Professions learn using high-tech tools.
The StudyTree team, (from left to right) Ethan Keiser, Robyn Freedman and Phuoc Phan, who are currently in California competing in Microsoft's Imagine Cup.

Drexel’s StudyTree Reaches Microsoft Imagine Cup U.S. Finals

A team of Drexel student entrepreneurs has reached the last national stage of a global student technology competition.