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Graves of veterans decorated with flags.

Campus & Community - Society & Culture

Drexel Draws Together to Honor Veterans, Fallen

In the 4th annual Memorial Day Primer, the Drexel community drew together to honor veterans and those who have died serving in the United States’ armed forces.
Drexel's imitation Meissen urn that was created in Dresden about half a century before the city was bombed.

Arts & Entertainment

The Drexel Connection to ‘Slaughterhouse-Five’

As freshmen in a war literature English course discovered, Drexel has a lot more in common with one of the greatest war novels of all time, and the most destructive bombing in World War II, than you would think.
Mahmoud Hallak during his presentation on the unrest in Syria.

Society & Culture - Campus & Community

From Syria to Drexel: Freshman Tells His Rebel Story

In Syria, Mahmoud Hallak helped coordinate protests against the Bashar al-Assad government, lost his father to government forces, and was wounded by a grenade during a demonstration. Now the Drexel freshman is sharing his story.
Connor White's "Smart Faucet" purifies and conserves water.

Arts & Entertainment - Campus & Community

A Smarter "Smart Faucet" and Other Inventions by Drexel Seniors

Graduating seniors in Drexel's product design program have created prototypes of products that can solve problems in the world around them. 

Marcellus Shale region

Science & Technology

Drexel Researchers First to Detect Air Quality Effects of Natural Gas Extraction in Pennsylvania's Marcellus Shale Region

A team led by environmental engineers from Drexel University are the first independent researchers to take a closer look at the air quality effects of natural gas extraction in the Marcellus Shale region of Pennsylvania. The group used a mobile air quality monitoring vehicle to survey regional air quality and pollutant emissions at 13 sites including wells, drilling rigs, compressor stations and processing areas. Their work establishes baseline measurements for this relatively new area of extraction.

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