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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

kids walking through water/cornstarch mixture known as oobleck. (credit: Hadas Kuznits)

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

Former astronaut Buzz Aldrin stopped by Drexel University to talk space exploration with Philadelphia's tech community Tuesday night. (credit: Justin Udo/KYW)

Buzz Aldrin Discusses Space Exploration At Drexel University

The 85-year-old Aldrin gave the audience a glimpse into his time as an astronaut and what it meant for him to have the opportunity to walk on the moon.

02/03/2015

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

Drexel Loses To Hofstra, 86-58

Brian Bernardi scored 23 points as Hofstra snapped a two-game losing streak with an 86-58 win over long-time rival Drexel Wednesday night.

01/21/2015

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The Philadelphia Orchestra Is Looking To Revolutionize Your Concert Experience

The Philadelphia Orchestra is encouraging concertgoers to turn on their cell phones in an effort to help them learn a little more about what’s going on.

01/14/2015

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U.S. Military Hacked; Apparent Personal Info of Officers Posted Online

The official Twitter account for the US military’s Central Command was hacked today, and the account was then used to post a number of apparently sensitive files.

01/12/2015

Aspiring models line up on Drexel's campus for a casting call for 'America's Next Top Model.' (credit: John McDevitt)

Hundreds Brave Bad Weather For Chance To Be “America’s Next Top Model”

Tuesday’s snow and cold temperatures didn’t stop hundreds of men and women from auditioning for the CW’s America’s Next Top Model reality show.

01/06/2015

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