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Rachel Magee

Texas Transplant Chooses Drexel for its iSchool, Student Diversity and 'Progressive Way of Thinking'

Born-and-raised Texan and doctoral student Rachel Magee said she chose Drexel because of its iSchool, a diversity among the students and the progressive way of thinking about information and technology.

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New Drexel University Graduate Program will Prepare Students for Museum Leadership

A new graduate program offered by Drexel’s Westphal College of Media Arts & Design will prepare students for leadership roles in museums across the country and around the world.

Drexel Partners with McGraw Hill to Improve Math Education Through Online Tools

Drexel University’s School of Education has formed a unique partnership with McGraw-Hill School Education Group (SEG) to improve math education in classrooms through the Math Forum @ Drexel, the leading online math education community.

ExCITe Center

ExCITe Center opening

Music technology, humanoid robots, app development, video games, and digital knitting machines will converge with many other technologies in one creative space when Drexel University opens its Expressive and Creative Interaction Technologies (ExCITe) Center on Nov. 28.
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Drexel Biomed Opens its Doors to Innovation Community

A wristwatch that can check your blood pressure, a belly band for expecting mothers to monitor their baby’s vital signs and a way for doctors to sterilize their hands without getting them wet – these innovations are just a few of the ideas that will be on display as Drexel University and the Wallace H. Coulter Foundation provide a glimpse into the future of medical technology at the Innovation Technology & Talent Showcase on Oct. 31.
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Philadelphia Educators to Discuss Innovations in STEM Education

Drexel University’s School of Education will host the second event in the Critical Conversations in Urban Education lecture series on Monday, October 22, from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. A panel of teachers and principals will explore the innovative work of educators in Philadelphia schools, with an emphasis on science, technology, engineering and mathematics education.
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PFD Fire Safey App

The Philadelphia Fire Department and Drexel University are teaming up to release the “Philadelphia Fire Department Safety App,” a program giving smartphone users instant access to a wide range of safety and emergency preparedness information. The web-based application, optimized for iOS and Android platforms, will include information about smoke alarms, home escape planning, hospital locations and first aid tips.

Law professor Karl Okamoto

Drexel Law Professor Creates First MOOC to Teach Business Acquisition Skills

Law students, practicing attorneys and anyone interested in business acquisitions will be able to polish their transactional lawyering skills thanks to a new massive open online course (MOOC) created by Karl Okamoto, a professor in the Earle Mack School of Law at Drexel University. While some of the nation’s most elite universities are collaborating to offer a variety of courses through MOOCs, this will be among the first law school courses delivered in this way.

Drexel Partners with National Constitution Center to Create Free Webcast on the Presidency

Drexel University’s Learning Technologies Group in the School of Education worked in partnership with the National Constitution Center to create a free webcast, Constitution Hall Pass: The Presidency, in celebration of the U.S. Constitution’s milestone 225th anniversary. The webcast, the latest edition of the National Constitution Center’s Constitution Hall Pass series, will be available starting Monday, September 10, at constitutioncenter.org/constitutionday.
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PEF breast cancer detection technology DoH grant

Physicians could soon have a new, noninvasive and radiation-free option when it comes to performing regular breast exams. A hand-held device, using technology developed at Drexel University, that can detect cancer by sensing the elasticity of breast tissue is moving into the final stages of testing and development with help from a Pennsylvania Department of Health grant.
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Wireless Network-on-Chip

“Location, location, location”: That age-old key to successful real estate investing has also been the driving mantra in microchip architecture. But with space on the tiny silicon chips at a premium, as demand for faster, smaller technology increases, engineers at Drexel University could be adding “bandwidth” and “frequency” to the chip design paradigm by adding wireless antennas to the chips.

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Drexel and PECO Host Educational Camp for Local Children

Drexel recently partnered with PECO to provide a new educational opportunity for rising fifth graders in the Mantua and Powelton Village communities who are interested in STEM careers.