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Great Works Symposium brings disciplines together to ponder media world

Drexel's multidisciplinary Great Works Symposium series brings in students from all corners of the University. And this year's series will examine a topic applicable to anyone living in the year 2013: the changing world of media.

Drexel Smart House Team Advises TEDxDrexelU on Creating Sustainable Events

Students from Drexel University’s Drexel Smart House (DSH) team have been invited to serve as green consultants on the TEDxDrexelU event on October 5, in order to lessen the event’s environmental footprint.

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iSchool Duo Helps Startup Students on a Shoestring Conserve While They Learn

Abhiroop Das and Dias Gotama came up with the concept for nvigor, a nonprofit company that works to fuel the Philadelphia student tech and entrepreneurship scene.

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Double Lives Series: Jay Rappaport Soups Up Power Wheels

Find out what the manager of Westphal's IT Department does in his free time. Hint: His creations flash and go very, very fast.
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Talking About a Teen Work Experience: WorkReady at Drexel

This week marks the end of the Philadelphia Youth Network’s 2013 WorkReady Internship program, which placed teens in paid work experiences across the city for the summer.

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Society of Women Engineers Hosts Workshop for Young Girls in Tech

On July 13, the Society of Women Engineers partnered with Comcast Corp. and Tech Girlz to host its first technical workshop. Young attendees learned about podcasts and were introduced to women currently working tech-related jobs. 

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Drexel Students’ Concept Takes Them to Paris Design Competition

Alexa Forney, a junior product design major in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, and Greg Yeutter, a junior majoring in electrical engineering in the College of Engineering with a minor in product design, recently created a concept for installing wind power solutions in urban settings.

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University Launches Drexel Ventures

Drexel University is creating a seed funding, incubation and technology transfer enterprise called “Drexel Ventures,” with the goal of spurring technological advancements with real-world applications. The program, which supports Drexel’s strategic priority of fostering economic development in the area, will make it easier for researchers to enter into partnerships with the private sector and translate their work into the marketplace.

Drexel Students Design Visions of the Future

The future isn’t as hard to imagine as you might think. At least not for these six graduate students who recently completed a year-long project creating what they called “near-future speculations,” or prototypes of designs that could plausibly enter the marketplace in the next 5-10 years.
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Drexel Professor, Former Student Aims to Make his Unknown Business Known

Drexel business professor and alum Christopher Young was recently nominated for a "Best Unknown Business" award for his company, Async Interview. Now, he wants to make his unknown business known.

Music Hack Day

A 24-hour marathon of conceptualizing, hacking and coding with the goal of designing the future of music technology will bring artists, engineers, musicians, programmers and enthusiasts from around the region to Drexel’s Expressive and Creative Interaction Technologies (ExCITe) Center on May 18-19. Drexel’s Music Hack Day will be the 12th such event worldwide and the first time that it has been held in Philadelphia.
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Drexel Seniors Work to Alleviate Parking Headache in Major Cities

Jonathan Davis graduates this June with a bachelor’s in engineering, a minor in business and a start-up that’s already got investors excited. Davis and some classmates created Hot Spot Parking, a new effort to alleviate the troubles caused by parking in cities around the country.