Another Step Forward for Drexel Libraries
Community & Society

Another Step Forward for Drexel Libraries

It comes as no surprise that Drexel Libraries are taking another bold step forward in partnering with IP & Science business of Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading provider of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. This partnership will result in the Faculty Portfolios project that will launch in January 2013 and make it easier for … Continue reading

Is the Boss Always Right?
Business & Law

Is the Boss Always Right?

What role does personality play in decision making when it comes to executives? Consider Miranda Priestly in “The Devil Wears Prada” and Michael Scott in “The Office.” Did their personalities influence their strategic decisions? The answer according to research by a Drexel LeBow College of Business professor is YES. “CEOs are humans and their personalities, … Continue reading

Of Poison, Lasers, and a Little Bit of Pressure (A Science Story Outtake)
Health & Medicine / Science & Technology

Of Poison, Lasers, and a Little Bit of Pressure (A Science Story Outtake)

Last week, a team of physics and engineering researchers at Drexel had a new study published about the physical mechanisms underlying sickle cell disease. The study aimed to answer a question about why sickle cells don’t get stuck in the narrowest blood vessels. You can read the more detailed version (with abundant food metaphors) in … Continue reading

Talk to the Hand: Puppets Play a Key Role in the Classroom
Community & Society / Health & Medicine

Talk to the Hand: Puppets Play a Key Role in the Classroom

There are two new faces at Philadelphia elementary schools that have been causing quite a stir – and not just because they are made out of yarn and fabric… Molly and Wally are puppets that are used as part of an evidence-based program called “The Incredible Years” that Dr. Brian Daly, a child psychologist at … Continue reading