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Art and Tech Innovator John Maeda to Speak at Drexel Commencement at Citizens Bank Park

Computational design guru John Maeda will address the class of 2017 at Drexel University’s commencement, which will be held on June 13 at 7:30 p.m. Maeda is the global head of Computational Design and Inclusion at Automattic, the parent company of Jetpack, WooCommerce, Longreads, WordPress.com and more. The University-wide ceremony will be held at Citizens Bank Park for the second consecutive year.

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Getting on the Same Wavelength

Past research has revealed that our brains synchronize when listening to the same idea or story. Now, a tool developed by Drexel biomedical engineers can better understand this phenomenon.
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Meet the Inaugural Dean of the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems

Drexel’s newest dean, Paul W. Brandt-Rauf of the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, started less than a month ago, but he’s already using his experience and connections to move the small and historic school to the next level. 

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Let's Talk About Sex (and Gender)

The 2017 Sex and Gender Research Forum will feature interdisciplinary research projects and transgender rights activist Harper Jean Tobin.

Rachel Reynolds, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, speaks at the faculty forum held Feb. 8 while Bahram Nabet, PhD, professor in the College of Engineering, looks on.

Faculty Forum Discusses Executive Order Banning Travel

About 100 members of the Drexel community gathered last evening for a wide-ranging informational forum with a panel of professors to learn more about President Donald Trump’s executive order banning travel from seven countries.

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Top Drexel Stories of 2016

Relive the moments and exciting headlines that sparked the most conversation and interest during 2016 through this annual review of the year’s top Drexel stories.
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Healing Wounds With Ultrasound

Drexel researchers have received a $3 million NIH grant to test a new treatment for the millions of patients who suffer from slow-healing, chronic wounds.
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Sleeping Cells’ Survival Instincts: A Double-Edged Sword?

For researchers who study aging, a central riddle remains: If the human body has evolved to protect itself, why are cells unable to cope with the challenges associated with getting old?
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Your Brain on Google Glass 

A group of Drexel biomedical engineers use portable brain imaging technology to measure how well people can navigate while using Google Glass.

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Drexel Names Paul W. Brandt-Rauf Dean of School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems

Drexel University has named Paul W. Brandt-Rauf, MD, DrPH, ScD, as dean of the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems. Brandt-Rauf — one of the nation’s leading occupational and environmental medicine scholars — joins Drexel from the University of Illinois in Chicago, where he served as dean of the School of Public Health since 2008. He will begin his tenure February 1, 2017. 

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Healing Bones With Inflammation 

In their mission to design new biomaterials that promote tissue regeneration, Drexel researchers have identified how inflammation, when precisely controlled, is crucial to bone repair.
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Drexel in the Top 50 of Worldwide List for Patents

Drexel was named 49th on a list of worldwide universities granted patents released by The National Academy of Inventors and Intellectual Property Owners Association, placing amidst some of the biggest names in innovation.