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The Mystery of Drexel’s Rare David Bowie Recordings
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The Mystery of Drexel’s Rare David Bowie Recordings

Rare finds from David Bowie’s personal archives of handwritten lyrics and stage costumes are currently shown at the “David Bowie Is” retrospective exhibit at the Chicago Museum of Modern Art. But which ones are stored away in the legendary musician’s personal collection, thanks to a Drexel University professor? It took over 30 years, but Bowie … Continue reading

The Soundtrack of Giving: WKDU’s Electronic Music Marathon
Arts & Culture

The Soundtrack of Giving: WKDU’s Electronic Music Marathon

For the first time in seven years, Drexel’s student-run radio station WKDU 91.7 FM is bringing back its Electronic Music Marathon (EMM) fundraising event for this upcoming Columbus Day weekend. Drexel DJs will host local DJs while raising donations for two local arts education nonprofit organizations. “We decided to bring back the EMM this year … Continue reading

Five Questions You Should Ask When Choosing a Therapist
Health & Medicine

Five Questions You Should Ask When Choosing a Therapist

Seeking care for behavioral health concerns, whether for yourself or your child, can itself cause some stress – especially if you don’t know what to look for in a therapist, or if your insurance coverage for mental health is limited or nonexistent. Here to help is Jennifer Schwartz, PhD, director of Drexel’s new Psychological Services … Continue reading

Obamacare’s Healthcare.gov Roll-Out: One Year Later
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Obamacare’s Healthcare.gov Roll-Out: One Year Later

Today marks the one-year anniversary of the controversial launch of HealthCare.gov, the federal government’s health insurance marketplace, and the beginning of enrollment in Obamacare. So how are the embattled health care law and its website faring one year later? According to nationally recognized health law expert Robert Field, PhD, a professor at Drexel University’s Kline … Continue reading

Next-Gen Virtual Reality is Latest Medium For Drexel’s Digital Storytellers
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Next-Gen Virtual Reality is Latest Medium For Drexel’s Digital Storytellers

Could you imagine abandoning a movie plot line in the theater when it gets boring? Or deciding to follow a different character when the protagonist is annoying you? Choose-your-own-adventure-style movies might be the next box office innovation according to an adjunct professor in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, who is using the … Continue reading

Drexel Engineer’s Discovery Turns Artificial Ankle Research in a New Direction
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Drexel Engineer’s Discovery Turns Artificial Ankle Research in a New Direction

  One small misstep in the biomechanical understanding of the ankle about 70 years ago has thrown research on the joint slightly off kilter ever since. Sorin Siegler, PhD, a mechanical engineer at Drexel is hoping to realign thinking surrounding one of the busiest orthopedic intersections in the body.It all started about three years ago … Continue reading