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  • Linda M. Abriola

    Linda M. Abriola Named Drexel's 2013 Engineering Leader of the Year

    PHILADELPHIA, December 19, 2012

    Drexel University’s College of Engineering has selected Drexel engineering alumna Linda M. Abriola, the dean of the School of Engineering at Tufts University, as Drexel’s 2013 Engineering Leader of the Year. Abriola, who is the first female engineer to receive the honor, joins a prestigious group of engineering luminaries. Abriola will be honored  for her leadership in environmental engineering, her commitment to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) and her endless contributions to engineering in an effort to improve today’s societal problems.

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  • Norman Joseph Woodland, Co-Inventor of the Barcode, Passes Away at 91

    PHILADELPHIA, December 18, 2012

    Norman Joseph Woodland, a 1947 graduate, who, along with classmate Bernard Silver, created the system for instant electronic recall of product information commonly called the barcode, passed away at the age of 91 on Dec. 9, 2012. The pair’s invention revolutionized the retail industry and is an example of a technology that has stood the test of time.

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  • Discover Magazine Selects Drexel’s Digital Fossil Research for Top 100 Science Stories of 2012

    PHILADELPHIA, December 13, 2012

    Drexel paleontology and engineering research using 3-D digital scanning, 3-D printing and robotics for the study of dinosaurs, has been featured in Discover magazine’s January/February 2013 issue as one of the Top 100 Science Stories of 2012.

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  • Drexel University to Open D.C. Office

    PHILADELPHIA, December 5, 2012

    Drexel University has announced it will open an office in Washington, D.C. that will serve as a multifunctional academic and outreach center for the University and its online subsidiary Drexel University Online.

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