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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Job cold frontMemorial Day finds the summer job disappearing. A report last summer by Center
Job cold front
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 9 hours ago
Memorial Day finds the summer job disappearing. A report last summer by Center for Labor Markets and Policy at Drexel University found wide variance from state to state, but that the national average for summertime labor force... Read more
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TribLIVE
Fox Chapel grad helps Drexel boat to gold medalhelps Drexel boat to gold medal Fox Chapel High School graduate Rob Heister ha
Fox Chapel grad helps Drexel boat to gold medal
TribLIVE / Posted 14 hours ago
helps Drexel boat to gold medal Fox Chapel High School graduate Rob Heister has excelled in his first full season on the Drexel University men's rowing team and has been invited to compete for one of the most storied rowing clubs in the United... Read more
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The Alliance Review
Mount Union announces launch of Spectrum Education Centerearned M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Cognitive Psychology from Lehigh University, a
Mount Union announces launch of Spectrum Education Center
The Alliance Review / Posted 21 hours ago
earned M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Cognitive Psychology from Lehigh University, and a B.S. degree in Psychology from Drexel University. In addition, she completed the required graduate-level coursework in Applied Behavior Analysis for the... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Drexel scientists identify how two new antimalarial drugs workDrexel University scientists have discovered an unusual mechanism for how two n
Drexel scientists identify how two new antimalarial drugs work
News-Medical-Net / Posted 3 days ago
Drexel University scientists have discovered an unusual mechanism for how two new antimalarial drugs operate: They give the parasite's skin a boost in cholesterol, making it unable to traverse the narrow labyrinths of the human bloodstream. The drugs... Read more
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Philly.com
James J. Matour, 91, PGW executive and war veteranMatour grew up in Germantown. He graduated second in his class at Simon Gratz H
James J. Matour, 91, PGW executive and war veteran
Philly.com / Posted 3 days ago
Matour grew up in Germantown. He graduated second in his class at Simon Gratz High School in 1942 and entered what is now Drexel University to major in mechanical engineering. In 1943, he interrupted his studies to enlist in the Army Air Corps.... Read more
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Philly.com
Polaneczky: South Philly friends for 80 yearsmore and more Americans continue to live well into their 80s and beyond, we'll
Polaneczky: South Philly friends for 80 years
Philly.com / Posted 3 days ago
more and more Americans continue to live well into their 80s and beyond, we'll see more of these kind of long friendships. Drexel University epidemiologist Yvonne Michael was unaware of any data that track whether such friendships are becoming more... Read more
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The Morning Call
US Sen. Bob Casey testifies at colleague's corruption trialson, Chaka Fattah Jr., is serving a five-year prison term after being convicted
US Sen. Bob Casey testifies at colleague's corruption trial
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
son, Chaka Fattah Jr., is serving a five-year prison term after being convicted in a related case. Earlier this week, a Drexel University official told jurors that the son ended up $30,000 in arrears on his tuition bill before leaving without a... Read more
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Southside Sentinel
JV lacrosse returns to Christchurchaction. They include: Pat Young ’12, the star mid-fielder for the nation’s #1 r
JV lacrosse returns to Christchurch
Southside Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
action. They include: Pat Young ’12, the star mid-fielder for the nation’s #1 ranked Maryland Terrapins; Robert Frazee at Drexel University; Brendan Buckley and Connor Keehn at Savannah College of Art and Design; and Trey Critides at Cabrini... Read more
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Philly.com
Fattah creditor: 'I don't live large, and this is a lot of money to me'schemes, Fattah and a former campaign aide helped divert nearly $25,000 in camp
Fattah creditor: 'I don't live large, and this is a lot of money to me'
Philly.com / Posted 4 days ago
schemes, Fattah and a former campaign aide helped divert nearly $25,000 in campaign contributions between 2007 and 2011 to Drexel University on behalf of the congressman's son, Chaka "Chip" Fattah Jr., who had been barred from attending classes... Read more
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Philly.com
Carl M. Buchholz, lawyer and civic leader, dies at 51leader as well as one of the most dedicated, forthright and effective colleague
Carl M. Buchholz, lawyer and civic leader, dies at 51
Philly.com / Posted 5 days ago
leader as well as one of the most dedicated, forthright and effective colleagues I've had the privilege to work with," said Drexel University president John A. Fry, who knew Mr. Buchholz as a friend and Drexel board member. "He fought hard and... Read more
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PhysOrg
Making some of the world's most durable materials corrosion-resistantcommonly known as corrosion or rusting—it can signal the end for a material's s
Making some of the world's most durable materials corrosion-resistant
PhysOrg / Posted 5 days ago
commonly known as corrosion or rusting—it can signal the end for a material's structural integrity. But researchers from Drexel University, Linkoping University in Sweden and Imperial College London have produced an aluminum-layered boride whose... Read more
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Philly.com
At Fattah's corruption trial, jurors hear about his son's tuition troubleThe criminal trial of U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah focused Tuesday on the problems of
At Fattah's corruption trial, jurors hear about his son's tuition trouble
Philly.com / Posted 5 days ago
The criminal trial of U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah focused Tuesday on the problems of his son. A top Drexel University lobbyist, Brian T. Keech, testified about the tuition and academic woes of Chaka "Chip" Fattah Jr., issues that three times prompted... Read more
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The Morning Call
A deadlier drug: Doctors suspect W-18 is spiking overdosessymptoms were worse than we were used to seeing," said Gupta, an anesthesiologi
A deadlier drug: Doctors suspect W-18 is spiking overdoses
The Morning Call / Posted 6 days ago
symptoms were worse than we were used to seeing," said Gupta, an anesthesiologist, pharmacist, and pain specialist at Drexel University College of Medicine. "We were getting patients with symptoms of near-death, and often required multiple... Read more
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Philly.com
How sick must hepatitis C patients be to get help?more likely to become reinfected. That is the wrong approach, said Stacey B. Tr
How sick must hepatitis C patients be to get help?
Philly.com / Posted 7 days ago
more likely to become reinfected. That is the wrong approach, said Stacey B. Trooskin, an infectious-diseases physician at Drexel University College of Medicine. "You should be prioritizing individuals who are actively using drugs, because those... Read more
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Philly.com
Over-consumers beware: New food labels are on the wayit will encourage them to make better food choices," Cavuto said. Stella Volpe
Over-consumers beware: New food labels are on the way
Philly.com / Posted 9 days ago
it will encourage them to make better food choices," Cavuto said. Stella Volpe, chair of nutrition science at Drexel University who is working with area schoolchildren, likes the clarity of the labels. "Parents can use these as a... Read more
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dna
Researchers slam New York Times' portrayal of PTSD in articlesinformation about risk factors, symptoms, coping strategies, and treatment opti
Researchers slam New York Times' portrayal of PTSD in articles
dna / Posted 10 days ago
information about risk factors, symptoms, coping strategies, and treatment options," said Jonathan Purtle, from the Drexel University in the US and the study's principle investigator. Between 1980 and 2015, 871 news articles mentioned PTSD.... Read more
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New Kerala
New York Times negatively framed PTSD in articles: newkerala.com #66220condition that is triggered by a terrifying event -- either experiencing it or
New York Times negatively framed PTSD in articles: newkerala.com #66220
New Kerala / Posted 10 days ago
condition that is triggered by a terrifying event -- either experiencing it or witnessing it. According to the team from Drexel University in the US, both the public and policy-makers often get their ideas from the media and when those ideas are... Read more
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Salon.com
Camille Paglia: PC feminists misfire again, as fossilized, fearful media can’t touch Donald TrumpScienceCarnegie Mellon UniversityPittsburgh I totally agree with you! As I sai
Camille Paglia: PC feminists misfire again, as fossilized, fearful media can’t touch Donald Trump
Salon.com / Posted 11 days ago
ScienceCarnegie Mellon UniversityPittsburgh I totally agree with you! As I said last month in the free speech lecture at Drexel University that you refer to, the beautifully designed National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C. has... Read more
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MLive.com
Even if you're a minor, sexting can still be child pornographyvia cellphones — is on the rise among America's youth, and Bay County is not ex
Even if you're a minor, sexting can still be child pornography
MLive.com / Posted 11 days ago
via cellphones — is on the rise among America's youth, and Bay County is not exempt from the trend. A study conducted by Drexel University of Philadelphia and published in June 2014 stated more than half of surveyed college students admitted to... Read more
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Philly.com
Federal probe said to target Hershey School over disabled studentsStephanie Bell-Rose, voluntarily quit the Hershey School board in late March, a
Federal probe said to target Hershey School over disabled students
Philly.com / Posted 11 days ago
Stephanie Bell-Rose, voluntarily quit the Hershey School board in late March, after three months in the position. Drexel University president John Fry also quit, after three years on the board. Historically, the Hershey School rejected... Read more
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The Temple News
‘Dean of directors’ leaves impact as mentor, leadersaid Young was especially proud to have co-founded the City 6, a partnership be
‘Dean of directors’ leaves impact as mentor, leader
The Temple News / Posted 11 days ago
said Young was especially proud to have co-founded the City 6, a partnership between recreation departments at Drexel University, La Salle University, The University of Pennsylvania, Saint Joseph’s University, Villanova University and... Read more
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CIO
CIO.com and Drexel to honor 50 analytics innovatorsin 2018. The budgets are big, but who's leading the charge in terms of innovat
CIO.com and Drexel to honor 50 analytics innovators
CIO / Posted 11 days ago
in 2018. The budgets are big, but who's leading the charge in terms of innovation? To find out, CIO.com is teaming up with Drexel University to recognize 50 executives who effectively use analytics to overcome business challenges. The goal of the... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Drexel study shows how microtubules play vital role in keeping neurons on proper trajectoryonce they arrive. This ensures that our eyes can see, our ears can hear, our fi
Drexel study shows how microtubules play vital role in keeping neurons on proper trajectory
News-Medical-Net / Posted 12 days ago
once they arrive. This ensures that our eyes can see, our ears can hear, our fingers can touch and so on. A new study from Drexel University researchers shows that the sliding movements of a small group of intracellular structures -- called... Read more
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Philly.com
Armstrong: Ride of Silence to honor riders killed or injured by motoristsApril 18 in a hit-and-run accident while cycling in the wee hours near 45th and
Armstrong: Ride of Silence to honor riders killed or injured by motorists
Philly.com / Posted 12 days ago
April 18 in a hit-and-run accident while cycling in the wee hours near 45th and Market Streets. Morris, a 2011 graduate of Drexel University, was an avid cyclist, which is why Latham-Morris is scheduled to make the trek from Warwick, N.Y., to... Read more
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PhysOrg
Study shows how neurons reach their final destinationsonce they arrive. This ensures that our eyes can see, our ears can hear, our fi
Study shows how neurons reach their final destinations
PhysOrg / Posted 12 days ago
once they arrive. This ensures that our eyes can see, our ears can hear, our fingers can touch and so on. A new study from Drexel University researchers shows that the sliding movements of a small group of intracellular structures—called... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Online furniture buying means good deals with cautionit, because he knew he wouldn't be able to fool me." For people who don't know
Online furniture buying means good deals with caution
Detroit Free Press / Posted 13 days ago
it, because he knew he wouldn't be able to fool me." For people who don't know the difference between Drexel Heritage and Drexel University, be extra careful in person and online. To be sure, online shopping is extremely popular and can be... Read more
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TribLIVE
W.Pa. doctors call for universal testing of children’s lead levelsan attending physician at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children in north Phil
W.Pa. doctors call for universal testing of children’s lead levels
TribLIVE / Posted 14 days ago
an attending physician at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children in north Philadelphia and a professor of pediatrics at Drexel University, adding he can understand why a doctor in a more affluent part of town might now screen all children... Read more
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Pleasanton Weekly
Beware: Tick time is hereare a lot of politics involved, and money. There is new evidence from a study
Beware: Tick time is here
Pleasanton Weekly / Posted 15 days ago
are a lot of politics involved, and money. There is new evidence from a study published in March by Dr. Garth Ehrlich at Drexel University that some Alzheimer's disease is caused by "the body's inflammatory response to chronic... Read more
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The Temple News
Varsity 8 earns medal in White's last raceDante Romeo, the Owls came through the finish line with a time of 6:05.636. The
Varsity 8 earns medal in White's last race
The Temple News / Posted 15 days ago
Dante Romeo, the Owls came through the finish line with a time of 6:05.636. The Florida Institute of Technology and Drexel University finished first and second respectively. The Owls finished about 10 seconds behind Florida Tech (5:55.410)... Read more
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Philly.com
At Dad Vail, Drexel faithful - and one loud cowbell - came to be heardOn the banks of the Schuylkill, by the Drexel University Dragon's tent at Satur
At Dad Vail, Drexel faithful - and one loud cowbell - came to be heard
Philly.com / Posted 15 days ago
On the banks of the Schuylkill, by the Drexel University Dragon's tent at Saturday's Dad Vail Regatta, there were cheers and shouts of support as a group of racing boats passed by, slicing through the water. There also were cowbells. And ringing... Read more
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The Morning Call
Awards, honors for Lehigh Valley residentsfor research and teaching. In the surgical residency program, Dr. B. Jakub Wilh
Awards, honors for Lehigh Valley residents
The Morning Call / Posted 15 days ago
for research and teaching. In the surgical residency program, Dr. B. Jakub Wilhelm, chief resident, was selected by the Drexel University College of Medicine, Class of 2017, as a Resident Physician Golden Apple Award winner for his excellence in... Read more
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The Temple News
Crew earns 3 first place finishes on first day of 78th annual Dad Vail Regatta6:13.421, just more than a second before Temple. The top-three finish earns the
Crew earns 3 first place finishes on first day of 78th annual Dad Vail Regatta
The Temple News / Posted 16 days ago
6:13.421, just more than a second before Temple. The top-three finish earns the Owls a spot in the semifinal. Temple and Drexel University, which won the heavyweight eight in 2013, are among the top contenders in the semifinals. Evan Easterling... Read more
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Philly.com
Officials: Pa. elder abuse up; resources aren'tstate aging department is asking for written feedback and plans to hold three p
Officials: Pa. elder abuse up; resources aren't
Philly.com / Posted 16 days ago
state aging department is asking for written feedback and plans to hold three public hearings this month, including one at Drexel University on May 24. The state wants to know how it can best increase awareness of elder abuse and protect seniors,... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Bishop, astronomer, Pulitzer winners to remark at college commencements this weekendfounder and president of Tererai Trent International and adjunct professor in m
Bishop, astronomer, Pulitzer winners to remark at college commencements this weekend
The Buffalo News / Posted 17 days ago
founder and president of Tererai Trent International and adjunct professor in monitoring and evaluation in global health at Drexel University. • Jamestown Community College, Cattaraugus County Campus – 7 p.m. in the Olean YMCA/JCC Physical... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Rutgers fears wider spread of meningitis after 2 cases confirmedIn one of those outbreaks, at Princeton University, seven students and two visi
Rutgers fears wider spread of meningitis after 2 cases confirmed
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 17 days ago
In one of those outbreaks, at Princeton University, seven students and two visitors were infected. One of the visitors, a Drexel University student, died from the disease. The disease is uncommon, but should be taken seriously when it appears, De... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Autism program at UA graduates first studentsstudents. Kearon said the number of autistic young adults leaving high school
Autism program at UA graduates first students
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 17 days ago
students. Kearon said the number of autistic young adults leaving high school each year is estimated at 50,000. He cited a Drexel University study that found only about one-third of young adults with autism ever attended any type of educational... Read more
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The Morning Call
Penn State's Cole Miller advances in U.S. Open qualifyingcareer-low round of 66 at Penn State. Miller qualified for the U.S. Amateur la
Penn State's Cole Miller advances in U.S. Open qualifying
The Morning Call / Posted 17 days ago
career-low round of 66 at Penn State. Miller qualified for the U.S. Amateur last year. Christopher Crawford, a senior at Drexel University, shot a 4-under 66 to win medalist honors at the Moselem Springs qualifier. Silver Creek Country Club in... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Bacterial meningitis strikes two at Rutgers, New BrunswickIn one of those outbreaks, at Princeton University, seven students and two visi
Bacterial meningitis strikes two at Rutgers, New Brunswick
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 17 days ago
In one of those outbreaks, at Princeton University, seven students and two visitors were infected. One of the visitors, a Drexel University student, died from the disease. The disease is uncommon, but should be taken seriously when it appears, De... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
'Social' Caterpillars Eating Their Way Through Our TreesTent are a social bunch, hanging in groups says Greg Cowper, an entomologist wi
'Social' Caterpillars Eating Their Way Through Our Trees
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 17 days ago
Tent are a social bunch, hanging in groups says Greg Cowper, an entomologist with the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University. “It’s unusual for caterpillars,” he said. “They eat together; they literally leave the tent in the... Read more
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Philly.com
College president John Fry as urban plannerand redisposing of 104,000 tons of trash. Only recently, nearly six years afte
College president John Fry as urban planner
Philly.com / Posted 18 days ago
and redisposing of 104,000 tons of trash. Only recently, nearly six years after Fry left F&M to become president of Drexel University, have some of the final pieces of what is known as the Northwest Gateway Project been completed. Now, Fry... Read more
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iol.co.za
Caution urged on folic acid studysay whether this finding is correct and so families should not be overly concer
Caution urged on folic acid study
iol.co.za / Posted 18 days ago
say whether this finding is correct and so families should not be overly concerned.” Craig Newschaffer, professor at the Drexel University School of Public Health, said the research calls for a better understanding of the role of folate... Read more
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Animation World Network
Vicon Vantage Earns Top Accolade at 2016 NAB Showbroader audience and since its launch has supplied many systems worldwide to en
Vicon Vantage Earns Top Accolade at 2016 NAB Show
Animation World Network / Posted 18 days ago
broader audience and since its launch has supplied many systems worldwide to entertainment customers. Currently students at Drexel University in Philadelphia are using the technology for game development and animation, where they’ve seen dramatic... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Too much folate in pregnancy ‘may raise autism risk’say whether this finding is correct and so families should not be overly concer
Too much folate in pregnancy ‘may raise autism risk’
The Borneo Post / Posted 19 days ago
say whether this finding is correct and so families should not be overly concerned.” Craig Newschaffer, professor at the Drexel University School of Public Health, said the research calls for a better understanding of the role of folate... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Too much folate in pregnancy 'may raise autism risk'say whether this finding is correct and so families should not be overly concer
Too much folate in pregnancy 'may raise autism risk'
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 19 days ago
say whether this finding is correct and so families should not be overly concerned." Craig Newschaffer, professor at the Drexel University School of Public Health, said the research calls for a better understanding of the role of folate... Read more
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Philly.com
The 'Magic of Tidying' comes to closetspersonality. "I used to have so many soccer shirts, but I don't anymore," said
The 'Magic of Tidying' comes to closets
Philly.com / Posted 19 days ago
personality. "I used to have so many soccer shirts, but I don't anymore," said Jonathan Rostran, a 20-year-old rising Drexel University senior and math major. Rostran embarked on his decluttering mission a year ago after he struggled to change... Read more
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Arts Journal
New vs. Existing: A Time for Every PatronTechnology in Arts Management program at American University, and has taught in
New vs. Existing: A Time for Every Patron
Arts Journal / Posted 19 days ago
Technology in Arts Management program at American University, and has taught in the graduate Arts Administration program at Drexel University and the M.F.A. Producing program at CalArts. Nationally known for his expertise in business planning,... Read more
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Philly.com
'Hulk' actor Mark Ruffalo shows his green side to Philly science studentsvolunteers and staff were on hand with foundation representatives and scientist
'Hulk' actor Mark Ruffalo shows his green side to Philly science students
Philly.com / Posted 20 days ago
volunteers and staff were on hand with foundation representatives and scientists from the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University. Their goal was to explain the science to Ruffalo and the high school students. Turns out the visitors... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Report: People with autism earn about half as muchWage earners living with autism make almost $9 less hourly than the median Pen
Report: People with autism earn about half as much
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
Wage earners living with autism make almost $9 less hourly than the median Pennsylvanian. A study released last week by Drexel University researchers finds that people with an autism spectrum disorder who complete vocational rehabilitation —... Read more
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Philly.com
'Hulk' actor shows his green side to Philly science studentsand staff were on hand with Penn Foundation representatives and scientists from
'Hulk' actor shows his green side to Philly science students
Philly.com / Posted 20 days ago
and staff were on hand with Penn Foundation representatives and scientists from the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University. Their goal was to explain the science to Ruffalo and the high-school students. Turns out the visitors... Read more
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