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Drexel Students Return To Campus With Warning Regarding Campus Thefts

Signs of life are everywhere on Drexel’s campus as Fall session is just about to get started and with a warning from campus police.

08/26/2015

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Software Company’s Effort To Recruit Women, Minorities Sparks Unexpected Reaction On Social Media

Female engineers, coders, and other tech heavyweights have joined a Twitter campaign to break down stereotypes about what engineers should look like.

08/11/2015

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Drexel Researchers Find “Sexting” Common Practice Among Adults

“Sexting” is usually associated with teens, but a new Drexel University study finds a lot of adults are hitting “send,” as well.

08/09/2015

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Google Updates Policies To Help Victims Of ‘Revenge Porn’

Google announced it will let victims of revenge porn, usually women whose unauthorized naked pictures may have been posted online by an ex, ask for the removal of certain web pages from it’s search results.

06/23/2015

Paul Furtaw with Drexel's counseling services runs through the program.
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Mental Health Screening Kiosk Opens Outside Of Drexel University Rec Center

The mental health screening is anonymous. You walk up to the kiosk, and there are a bunch of yes-or-no questions on various topics including depression, anxiety and bipolar disorder.

06/10/2015

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Health: Students Get A Check-Up From The Neck-Up

Drexel University wants students to be pro-active about their mental health and has found a way to gauge the mood of the student body which this week is taking on the added pressure of finals.

06/09/2015

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U.S. Supreme Court Tosses Bethlehem, Pa. Man’s Conviction Over Facebook Posts

Anthony Elonis used Facebook to make a series of violence-laced posts criticizing his wife and others. But he claimed his rants did not amount to “true threats.”

06/01/2015

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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

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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

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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

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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

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