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Drexel Professor's Skyscraper Tetris Game Sets New World Record

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Drexel University’s Frank Lee, PhD, has officially outdone himself. The man behind this spring’s giant game of Tetris® --played on the north and south sides of Brandywine Realty Trust’s Cira Centre skyscraper-- replaced his own name in the...
24-Jun-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Majority of Minors Engage in Sexting, Unaware of Harsh Legal Consequences

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Sexting among youth is more prevalent than previously thought, according to a new study from Drexel University that was based on a survey of undergraduate students at a large northeastern university. More than 50 percent of those surveyed reported...
18-Jun-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Drexel University's 11th Street Health Center to Expand

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Drexel University will begin a major expansion of its nurse-managed health center which is nationally recognized as a model of integrated care in an underserved community. With a new gift of $2.5 million from the Sheller Family Foundation, the...
21-Feb-2014 12:00 PM EST

Drexel University Opens A.J. Drexel Institute for Energy and the Environment

Drexel University is opening a new research institute that will strive to answer some of the most challenging questions about energy and environmental sustainability facing the nation today. The A.J. Drexel Institute for Energy and the Environment...
17-Dec-2013 10:00 AM EST

Seeking Good News from a Bad Storm

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In a stroke of good luck, Drexel's Dr. Tracy Quirk captured detailed measurements of water level and salinity at a range of coastal wetland sites, even as they were overtaken by Hurricane Sandy. After the storm, she began working on an intensive...
7-Oct-2013 11:00 AM EDT

Drexel’s 11th Street Health Center Dedicates “A Healing Home” Mural in North Philadelphia

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Nearly thirty patients at 11th Street Family Health Services of Drexel University and many more members of their community have come together to help individuals be healthier and to make their communities stronger, through creating public art. They...
4-Oct-2013 11:00 AM EDT

Researchers Find New Energy Storage Capabilities Between Layers of Two-Dimensional Materials

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Drexel University researchers are continuing to expand the capabilities and functionalities of a family of two-dimensional materials they discovered that are as thin as a single atom, but have the potential to store massive amounts of energy. Their...
26-Sep-2013 11:00 AM EDT

Disarming HIV With a "Pop"

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Pinning down an effective way to combat the spread of the human immunodeficiency virus, the viral precursor to AIDS, has long been challenge task for scientists and physicians, because the virus is an elusive one that mutates frequently and, as a...
19-Sep-2013 1:00 PM EDT

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Drexel Television Industry Expert Available to Discuss Rammifications of ABC v. Aereo

25-Jun-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Drexel Environmental Engineering Expert Available to Comment on EPA's Emissions Reduction Plan

2-Jun-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Drexel U. Expert Available to Comment on 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil

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As the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil approaches on June 12, Drexel University professor of psychology and director of athletics Eric Zillmer, PsyD, is available to comment on a wide range of topics related to the tournament.
30-May-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Drexel Law Expert Available to Discuss Violence Against Abortion Clinic Workers

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David S. Cohen, JD, is available to comment on violence against abortion clinic workers and other issues related to reproductive rights. Cohen is a constitutional law and gender issues expert and an associate professor at the School of Law at Drexel...
29-May-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Drexel U. Experts Available to Comment on the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics

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With the opening of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games approaching on Feb. 7, Drexel University experts are available to assist the news media with its coverage on a variety of topics.
29-Jan-2014 12:00 PM EST

Drexel U. Experts Available for Interviews about State of the Union Address

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28-Jan-2014 10:00 AM EST

Are We Prepared for Another Hurricane Sandy? Disaster Prevention Expert Available to Comment

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16-Oct-2013 11:00 AM EDT

Obamacare Will Open the Next Chapter of “Free-Market” Health Care, Not End It, Says New Book by Health Law Expert

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The government cannot take over American health care because it has been running the system for decades, according to Drexel University’s Dr. Robert I. Field, a nationally recognized expert on health policy and public health. In a new book, he...
7-Oct-2013 12:00 PM EDT

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