A doctor at Drexel’s College of Medicine has helped to create the first cesarean section “manikin” that will save lives through realistic C-section simulation training in developing countries. The simulation, dubbed “C-Celia,” will teach health professionals how to perform emergency surgical interventions in areas of the world where neonatal and maternal mortality rates are extremely [...]
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Drexel’s Expressive and Creative Interaction Technologies Center received a $75,000 grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation April 29. ExCITe’s proposal, an initiative to engage people in the arts by creating media technology such as visuals and mobile apps to integrate into live concerts, was an entry in the 2013 Knight Arts [...]
Drexel psychology professor John Kounios presented a seminar titled “‘Aha!’ Moments in the Brain” April 10 regarding two forms of human thought processes used to solve problems. Kounios focused on the differences between analytic thought, which is a deliberate and methodical way of solving problems; and what humans have come to know as the “Aha!” [...]
The Goodwin College of Professional Studies has created a program to help female veterans re-enter and succeed in the workforce after returning from military service. The program, which consists of a series of five free Saturday workshops from March 6 to May 4, emphasizes transferring military skills to civilian life and providing a safe haven [...]
Mumford & Sons took the stage in Camden, N.J., for the second straight night Feb. 17 and played what would be the last stop on their North American East Coast tour. The date was added after their first scheduled show at the Susquehanna Bank Center sold out in a matter of seconds. The band, which [...]
Drexel students can expect to see a Shake Shack among the businesses opening at 32nd and Chestnut streets in late summer or early fall 2013. Originally from New York City, this hot spot will be the second Shake Shack to open in Philadelphia and one of only a handful in the entire country. The University [...]
Drexel University’s Department of Public Safety was ranked the third best in the nation by Security magazine’s annual Security 500 report released Nov. 1. Rising three places from a sixth-place ranking in 2011, this marks the third consecutive year that Drexel has placed in the top 10. Drexel is one of only two universities in [...]
Wan Shih, a Drexel University professor and biomedical engineer, created a handheld, radiation-free device that can detect breast cancer in instances where mammography has failed. Rather than using the image-based technology of a mammogram, this device uses a sensor to detect small displacements on the surface of a breast. It can then differentiate the malignant [...]
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