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4 hrs ago | SFGate

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.

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Related Topix: Pine Barrens (Pinelands), NJ, US Military, US Air Force

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.

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Related Topix: Shavertown, PA, Edwardsville, PA, Kingston, PA, Dallas, PA, Arcadia University

Sun Aug 31, 2014

SeacoastOnline

Medical Names and Faces

Seacoast Orthopedics & Sports Medicine announced the addition of Adam B. Fleit, MD, a fellowship-trained hand surgeon, to the practice.

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Related Topix: Bowdoin College, Philadelphia, PA, University of Connecticut, Medicine, Health, Naturopathy

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Newswise

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.

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Related Topix: Prison, Computer Security, Science / Technology

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Phillymag.com

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 .

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Nurse.com

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Capella University, Chamberlain College of Nursing, Georgetown University

Philly.com

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)

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Related Topix: TV, Electronics, University of Delaware

Nursing Center

Are you ready to go back to school?

Deciding whether to go back to school for your advanced degree can be a difficult decision.

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Related Topix: Nursing, Medicine, Texas Christian University

Philly.com

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.

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Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA

CBS Local

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.

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Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA

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.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Triangle

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.

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Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, World Records, Paleontology

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 .

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Related Topix: Mathematics, Science, Blog News, Philadelphia, PA

Newswise

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.

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Related Topix: Missouri, Ferguson, MO, Prison

Philly.com

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.

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Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, Franklin, PA, Medicine, Surgery, The Devil in the White City, Books, University of Pennsylvania, Entertainment

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Triangle

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.

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Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, US Politics, Democrat, Chaka Fattah, University of Pennsylvania, Cheyney University, Delaware State University

LiveScience

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.

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Business Journal

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."

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Related Topix: Sacramento, CA

Philly.com

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.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Upper St. Clair, PA, Beaver Falls, PA, Abortion

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Philly.com

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.

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Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA

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