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Apr 15, 2014, 13:44 ET

One Month Remains to Apply for $20,000 in Awards for Nursing Innovation

Nurse educators and practicing nurses are invited to share the ways in which their innovative use of technology has led to better student or...

Apr 10, 2014, 10:56 ET

Birds of Paradise Reveals All 39 Species and the Amazing Adventure to Find Them, May 3-September 1

 Travel to New Guinea this spring and follow a real-life adventure to discover exotic birds-of-paradise, an elegant example of extreme...

Sep 11, 2013, 10:48 ET

Drexel Announces New College of Computing and Informatics

Drexel University has created a new College of Computing & Informatics that will combine the strengths and assets of Drexel's many existing...

Jun 20, 2013, 15:44 ET

2013 BAYADA Award for Technological Innovation in Nursing Education and Practice Winners Announced

For the 10th consecutive year, BAYADA Home Health Care Founder and President J. Mark Baiada and his wife, Ann, proudly announced and congratulated...

Mar 04, 2013, 15:43 ET

Drexel's LeBow College of Business Launches MBA C-Suite Co-op

Beginning this fall, new students enrolling in the full-time MBA at Drexel University's LeBow College of Business will compete for coveted C-Suite...

Feb 06, 2013, 16:20 ET

With $5 Million Gift Drexel will Transform Its Campus Center and Create The Perelman Plaza

Thanks to a $5 million gift from the Raymond and Ruth Perelman Education Foundation, Drexel University will reimagine the center of its campus along...

Nov 20, 2012, 15:05 ET

International Orchid Show & Sale Blooms at Museum in Philadelphia, April 12-14, 2013

 For the first time, an international orchid show will transform the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University into a spectacular...

Jan 11, 2012, 10:27 ET

Oldest Natural History Museum Has Big Plans for Bicentennial

 The nation's oldest natural history museum will turn 200 years old in March and will mark the milestone with a yearlong celebration...

Jan 10, 2012, 14:11 ET

Drexel University's Online Programs Earn Top Honors in U.S. News and World Report Rankings

 Drexel University Online received prestigious Honor Roll status in U.S. News and World Report's 2012 inaugural online college rankings. The...

Jan 05, 2012, 10:03 ET

Looking For Love: Drexel Researchers Put Online Dating to the Test

Today, one in five Americans finds his or her spouse via online dating websites, but according to Drexel researchers, marriage isn't the only...

May 19, 2011, 16:53 ET

The Academy of Natural Sciences and Drexel University Announce an Historic Affiliation

Collaboration Will Further Philadelphia's Reputation as a Leader in the Natural and Environmental Sciences; The Pew Charitable Trusts Announces $1...

Feb 11, 2011, 14:04 ET

U.S. Defense Industry Leader Norman R. Augustine Named Drexel's Engineering Leader of the Year

Drexel University's College of Engineering has announced Norman R. Augustine, retired president and chief executive officer of Lockheed Martin...

Nov 18, 2010, 13:41 ET

Wellborn, Kyle, Pilkinton, Fry, PC Provides Plasma Technologies, Inc. $2 Million in Support of Drexel's Plasma Sterilizer Technology

Plasma Technologies, Inc., a Texas corporation, has entered into an agreement with Wellborn, Kyle, Pilkinton, Fry, PC, a Texas-based corporation,...

Nov 16, 2010, 16:02 ET

Drexel University Announces $45 Million Gift

Drexel University President John A. Fry today announced a record $45 million gift from financier and corporate executive Bennett S. LeBow toward...

Nov 09, 2010, 15:45 ET

Philadelphia Eagles Owners Jeffrey and Christina Lurie are Drexel University's 2010 Business Leaders of the Year

Philadelphia Eagles owners Jeffrey and Christina Lurie will receive Drexel University's LeBow College of Business 2010 Business Leaders of the Year...

Oct 13, 2010, 16:11 ET

Drexel Engineers May Soon Replace E-Z Pass Box with Transparent Antenna

A team of Drexel electrical engineers are working to develop transparent antennas that can be customized for printing to fabrics, automobiles and...

Oct 07, 2010, 12:05 ET

Drexel University Commits to 100 Percent Clean, Renewable Wind Energy

 In a new agreement announced today between Drexel University and Community Energy, Inc., Drexel will purchase Renewable Energy Certificates...

Sep 30, 2010, 13:01 ET

Dr. Rafael L. Bras Named Recipient of Drexel University's 2010 Anthony J. Drexel Exceptional Achievement Award

Dr. Rafael L. Bras, a leading authority on soil-vegetation-atmosphere system modeling, has been named the recipient of Drexel University's 2010...

Sep 21, 2010, 11:23 ET

Sloan Consortium Honors Drexel University With Excellence in Online Education Award

The Sloan Consortium (Sloan-C) announced  today that Drexel University has been selected to receive the 2010 Sloan Consortium Award for...

Sep 09, 2010, 16:21 ET

Despite Recession, Drexel Students Land 2,000 Co-op Jobs

The 9.6 percent unemployment rate for August may leave many college students feeling uneasy about their future. But Drexel University students are...