4 hrs ago
Military installation unlikely habitat for snakes
With the reverberation of an F-16 strafing a nearby target in the air, Dane Ward sets a northern pine snake onto the concrete at Warren Grove Gunnery Range.
15 hrs ago
The Citizens' Voice
Misericordia University welcomes new faculty members
Misericordia University recently welcomed 19 new full-time faculty members to campus for the 2014-15 academic year.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
Medical Names and Faces
Seacoast Orthopedics & Sports Medicine announced the addition of Adam B. Fleit, MD, a fellowship-trained hand surgeon, to the practice.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Drexel U. Cybersecurity Experts Available to Discuss Recent...
This month a number of American banks, including JP Morgan, were breached by a series of sophisticated cyberattacks.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Harris Steinberg to Leave Penn for Drexel
Tomorrow Drexel University will announce to trustees and senior staff that Harris Steinberg, currently executive director of the University of Pennsylvania's PennPraxis , will become executive director of the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation .
Mon Aug 25, 2014
ANA forms educational alliance to offer online education discounts
The American Nurses Association has formed an educational alliance composed of several university partners that offer discounts on online nursing degree programs to ANA members.
Colleges cut Comcast deal for TV through cloud
As if college weren't distracting enough - beer, music, job anxiety, coeducation - Drexel University , the University of Delaware , and a handful of New England colleges have cut deals with Comcast Corp. to let dorm-living students watch TV, sports, and movies on their smartphones, laptops, iPads or Android tablets, through its cloud-based Xfinity ... (more)
Are you ready to go back to school?
Deciding whether to go back to school for your advanced degree can be a difficult decision.
Married Drexel profs have technology to detect a nasty germ
Wan Y. Shih, Associate Professor at Drexel University, School of Biometric Engineering, Science and Health Systems along with husband Dr. Wei-Heng Shih, Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Drexel University.
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.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
The Maryland Gazette
Home of the Week: Long renovation is a 'resurrection' for Murray Hill home
The Grassos' home in Annapolis ' Murray Hill neighborhood needed some renovation work when the family purchased the 2 1/2- story frame house in 2002.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Geekadelphia hosts annual awards
Geekadelphia hosted the fourth annual Geek Awards at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University Aug. 16. The sold-out awards show celebrated the Philadelphia geek community and its contributions toward building a better and more united city.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Teaching Children Mathematics
Blogarithm:Standards of Mathematical Practice in the Middle Grades
I spent July 23-27, 2014, at a camp. If this doesn't sound silly enough for a nearly fifty-year-old, it was Twitter Math Camp .
Drexel U. Experts Available to Comment on Protests in Missouri Following Death of Michael Brown
For more than a week, protestors have taken to the streets in Ferguson, Missouri, a suburb of St. Louis, following the fatal shooting of unarmed black teen Michael Brown by a white police officer.
A way with Mutter
UNLIKE well-known Philadelphia landmarks that bear such famous names as Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson, the Mutter Museum's namesake is a relatively mysterious fellow.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
NSF awards University $3M for minority STEM participation
Drexel University was awarded a $3,175,000 grant from the National Science Foundation July 30 to increase the number of ethnic minority students completing degree programs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Splat! Why Some Snakes Are Easy Roadkill
A speed test for the northern pine snake shows that it takes the snakes 2 minutes to cross a two-lane concrete road.
Drexel University wants to help students become more creative
According to Drexel Sacramento executive director Michael Marion, "Although many people are inherently creative, the ability to take that skill to a higher level can be taught and nurtured."
Pa. law mandates information with Down syndrome diagnosis
Pennsylvania has joined a small but growing number of states requiring that a Down syndrome diagnosis be accompanied by useful, accurate information about the genetic disorder.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Photos: 2014 Philadelphia Geek Awards
The 2014 Annual Geek Awards were held on Saturday August 16, 2014 at The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University.