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(A screen image from the CNN Money S&P sonification/ visualization.)

Data ‘Sonification’ More Than Just a Cute Trick to Drexel U. Professor

An intriguing little ditty on the CNN Money web site may be a peek into how we interpret data in the future.

12/25/2013

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Local Expert Says Newer Credit Cards Can Fight Some Types of Fraud, But…

“It’s not like the olden days when, if your credit card was used for some fraud, it was because you lost it,” says Prof. Rob D’Ovidio of Drexel University.

12/20/2013

(file photo: St. Joe's head coach Phil Martelli) (credit: Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

Saint Joe’s Rallies To Defeat Drexel 75-55

Halil Kanacevic scored a career-high 27 points to go with 14 rebounds and Saint Joseph’s enjoyed a huge second half in taking a 75-55 victory over Drexel on Wednesday night.

12/18/2013

The Lockheed Martin team posing with their robot. (Credit: Lockheed Martin)

Local Engineers Send Smart Robots To Department Of Defense Competition

Some of the top human engineers in the area are working to create the best robot.

12/18/2013

(Josh Craft, second from right, with some of his "Rock to the Future" students.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Josh Craft, Helping Kids ‘Rock To The Future’

“I was a volunteer for two years, and I worked four jobs just so I could pay my rent,” says Craft. “It’s been a struggle, but it’s incredible to see how it’s benefiting these kids.”

12/09/2013

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Drexel Falls To No. 4 Arizona 66-62 in NIT Season Tip-Off Semifinals

Nick Johnson scored 20 points and freshman Aaron Gordon had 10 points and 13 rebounds and No. 4 Arizona rallied from a terrible first half to beat Drexel 66-62 on Wednesday night in the semifinals of the NIT Season Tip-Off.

11/27/2013

Drexel sophomore Kathryn Woolf. (credit: John Ostapkovich)

Families Learn How Much Water Thanksgiving Meal Requires

The Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center has a temporary exhibit showing the “water footprint” of a traditional Thanksgiving feast.

11/27/2013

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Allen Scores 21 As Drexel Tops Rutgers 70-59

Tavon Allen scored 16 of his 21 points in the second half to lead Drexel to a 70-59 win over Rutgers in an NIT Season Tip-Off North Regional quarterfinal game Tuesday night.

11/19/2013

(The Cira Centre, rising behind 30th Street Station.  File photo by John Ostapkovich)

It’s Official: Philly’s Skyscraper- Sized Video Game Is World’s Largest

It’s an old-school title from the ’70s that has just set a Guinness world record thanks to a Drexel University professor and a University City skyscraper.

11/18/2013

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Drexel Exhibit On Wounds Of War Helps Veterans Heal

At Drexel University, an exhibit created by 10 artists reveals how healing from combat doesn’t have to be solitary journey.

11/11/2013

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African Dance and Culture Fest Gets Underway In West Philadelphia

“DanceAfrica is about so much more than wonderful dancing,” says Theresa Shockley, executive director of the Community Education Center in West Philadelphia.

11/06/2013

(University City High  School, in file photo)

Phila. School District Delays Debut of Its Buildings-For-Sale Web Site

The School District of Philadelphia is hoping to have a web page listing its surplus properties for sale up and running by noon Thursday.

11/06/2013

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Senator Casey Pushes Legislation To Maintain Additional SNAP Benefits

The federal stimulus package that increased funding for food stamps since the financial collapse in 2009, expired Friday. But Pennsylvania U-S Senator Bob Casey is pushing to extend the increased funding levels for another year.

11/02/2013

(L-R: Mahmoud Shurbaji, president of Drexel University's undergraduate student government association; Bill Bayless, American Campus Communities president & CEO; John Fry, president of Drexel University; Jamie Wilhelm, American Campus Communities executive vice president; and James Tucker, Drexel senior vice president for student life and administrative services.  Photo provided)

Drexel University Begins Construction on 24-Story Student Highrise

Drexel University held a ceremonial groundbreaking Friday for a high-rise, mixed-use development at Lancaster Avenue and 34th Street.

11/01/2013

September 1927: American stage and film performer Al Jolson wearing blackface make-up in the first talkie film 'The Jazz Singer.' Historically, blackface emerged in the mid-19th century, representing a combination of put-down, fear and morbid fascination with black culture. (credit: Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

People In Blackface Are Making Headlines Again This Halloween Season

In spite of the historic outrage over the issue, people are still wearing blackface as part of their Halloween costume.

10/30/2013

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