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Drexel’s Kline School of Law Opens Free Community Legal Clinic

Drexel University’s Kline School of Law opened a free community legal clinic to serve the residents in the Mantua and Powelton Village neighborhoods of West Philadelphia.

10/04/2014

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Facebook Vows To Be More Careful When Experimenting With Users

In a blog post, Facebook vowed to do things “better” and “in the most responsible way” when it comes to experiments on its users. But Drexel cyber security expert Dr. Rob D’ividio says the social network needs to go much further.

10/04/2014

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ONLY A DRILL: Drexel U. Prepares For Neighborhood Disasters

Drexel University held a field-level mass casualties and “hazmat” drill to test communications and decision-making in the event of a similar actual emergency.

10/01/2014

(Retired USAF colonel Kim Olson, standing at right, is head of "Grace After Fire," an organization dedicated to female military veterans.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Retired USAF Colonel Urges Agencies To See Special Needs of Returning Female Vets

“We women have a really bad habit, ladies, of taking care of everybody else first, and ourselves last,” she said.

10/01/2014

Dr. Kenneth Lacovara leads the dig. (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Thousands Dig For Fossils In South Jersey

More than 1,300 people searched for fossils at a massive dig site in South Jersey Saturday.

09/27/2014

Students from West Catholic Prep try out the new artificial turf practice field Wednesday at the Drexel's Vidas Athletic Complex. (credit: Mark Abrams/KYW)

Drexel University, West Catholic Prep Celebrate Official Opening Of New Athletics Field

Brother Richard Kestler, West Catholic Prep’s president, says his team and coaches, were invited to share the new field, outfitted with artificial turf, with their Drexel neighbors.

09/24/2014

(Philadelphia VA regional benefits office director Diana Rubens, left, and Philadelphia VA Medical Center director Daniel Hendee at a Philadelphia City Council hearing.  Image from City of Phila. TV)

Phila. City Council Explores Status of VA Health Care Reforms

The lawmakers heard promises of improvements from local officials, and tales of bureaucratic bungling from veterans.

09/15/2014

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Choosing A Diet Doesn’t Have To Be Difficult, Drexel Nutrition Doc Says

Just about every week there’s a new study out on what you should or shouldn’t eat. Dr. Stella Volpe, Chair of the Department of Nutrition Sciences at Drexel University says make it easy, start with just two changes.

09/10/2014

David Zamarin, junior at Masterman High School in Philadelphia. (credit: David Zamarin)

Masterman High School Student Crowd-Sources Second Company In Effort To Raise $50K

16-year-old David Zamarin has started a crowd-sourcing campaign to fund not his first, but his second company.

09/08/2014

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Philadelphia Scientists Discover New, Supermassive Dinosaur ‘Dreadnoughtus’

Scientists in Philadelphia unveiled details about a new dinosaur species. It’s believed to be among the largest land animals that ever lived.

09/04/2014

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Drexel U. Study Looks At Why Some West Philly Neighborhoods Are Slow To Develop

Drexel University released a new study that takes a look at some of the reasons arts and culture have been slow to revitalize Mantua and surrounding West Philadelphia neighborhoods.

08/25/2014

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This Year’s Free Summer STEM Camp For Local Students May Be Its Last

The corporation that sponsored the program over the past three years has ended its partnership and Drexel University’s School of Education is hoping other sponsors will step up so the program can resume next summer.

08/01/2014

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Local Expert: Facebook Experiment Unethical, Not Illegal

Facebook manipulated the News Feeds of more than 600 thousand people to see if showing them mostly positive or negative posts affected their emotions.

07/02/2014

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Drexel University Professor Beats His Own World Record

Drexel University professor Frank Lee has earned the Guinness World Record for largest architectural video game display. Again.

06/24/2014

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Drexel Study Finds Teen Sexting Is More Prevalent Than Previously Thought

The study also found the majority of those surveyed were not aware of the legal ramifications of underage sexting.

06/19/2014

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