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Drexel Grad Student Gets 10-Year Prison Sentence For Child Porn

Twenty-nine-year-old Christopher Granger was taken into custody after he was sentenced in Detroit federal court.

05/23/2015

A commercial passenger plane flies overhead a multirotor quadcopter drone used for aerial photography. Many governments in Europe and North America have recently introduced legislation to allow the commercial use of drones for a variety of purposes. (Credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Drexel University Researchers Advising FAA Drone Regulators

Drexel researchers and students are part of the team advising the feds on what to do about unmanned aircraft.

05/19/2015

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Local Exhibit Examines The Science Of Gross Things

The science of gross things is explored at a new exhibit opening today at a Philadelphia museum.

05/16/2015

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Drexel U. Expert: Track Condition Likely Not a Factor in Deadly Crash

“The energy intensity of this — I mean, trains jackknifed — something incredible, almost like a big bang, occurred there,” notes Dr. Joseph Martin, a professor of civil engineering at Drexel University.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/13/2015

(Michele Rovinsky-Mayer, associate vice president and Title IX coordinator of Drexel University, testifies before Philadelphia City Council's education committee.  Image from City of Phila. TV)

Area Schools Want To Make It Easier to Pursue Campus Sex Assault Cases

Supporters say the concept, nicknamed “Yes Means Yes,” will allow a sex assault case to move forward even if the alleged victim didn’t explicity say “no.”

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/09/2015

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Drexel University Mistakenly Congratulates The Rejected

Drexel University is apologizing to hundreds of applicants who were denied admission but then mistakenly received follow-up emails congratulating them on getting in.

04/25/2015

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Area Schoolkids Compete in Underwater Robotics Challenge

At the tenth annual Greater Philadelphia Sea Perch Challenge, hundreds of spectators in the bleachers were cheering on their favorite competitors as they maneuvered their robots through obstacle courses and a simulated recovery mission.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/24/2015

Photo of art exhibit at Drexel. (Credit Cherri Gregg)

Drexel Hosts Art Exhibit Showcasing Previous Homeless Men And Women

“It’s a stepping stone for people who are experiencing some isolation ,who are experiencing hardship.” said Rachel Ehrgood art coordinator for Project Home.

04/19/2015

(The Saxbys Coffee store, at 34th and Lancaster Avenue, on the Drexel campus.  Photo by Ian Bush)

For Drexel Business Students, A Chance To Brew Some Credentials and Experience

A Philadelphia-based coffee chain is putting one of its stores in the hands of Drexel University students, allowing them to get experience and college credit while working.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/13/2015

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Work Colleges Might Work To Reduce Costs

Because maintaining colleges with all their services is so expensive, work colleges as a model are getting more attention.

04/01/2015

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Drexel Grad Killed In Germanwings Crash Remembered

Emily Selke’s friends, family and alma mater all remember the young woman as a caring individual.

03/26/2015

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Facebook’s New Facial Recognition Algorithm Draws Attention From Privacy Experts

According to Science magazine, Facebook’s facial-recognition technology is now “as accurate as a human being at a few constrained facial recognition tasks.”

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/11/2015

NORTHRIDGE, CA - Head coach James "Bruiser" Flint of the Drexel Dragons   (Photo by Jeff Golden/Getty Images)

Drexel Escapes With A 53-49 Win Over Towson

Damion Lee scored 23 points, including two game-sealing free throws with four seconds left, as Drexel held on to beat Towson 53-49 on Tuesday to win its sixth straight.

02/10/2015

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Drexel Univ. Tapped By Army Reserve To Train Cybersecurity Specialists

Drexel University is being deployed to the front lines of the cybersecurity fight. The US Army Reserve has picked the school, along with a half-dozen others across the country, to train soldiers in the field of information warfare.

02/10/2015

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Drexel University Hosts 5th Annual Philly Materials Science And Engineering Day

College students made science fun this weekend with hands-on experiments at Drexel University.

02/07/2015

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