Will the World End Tomorrow? Drexel’s Mayan History Expert Says No
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Will the World End Tomorrow? Drexel’s Mayan History Expert Says No

If you haven’t started your Christmas shopping yet because you were counting on the apocalypse taking place on Friday, December 21, 2012 – as many people claim the Mayan calendar predicts – Drexel anthropologist Dr. Judith Storniolo has bad news for you. Storniolo claims that – while we live in a culture that has a linear perception … Continue reading

Passing of an innovator: Norman Joseph Woodland and the story behind the stripes
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Passing of an innovator: Norman Joseph Woodland and the story behind the stripes

One of Drexel’s technological claims to fame, the barcode, recently celebrated its 60th birthday in October. Sadly, less than two months later, Norman Joseph Woodland, one of its co-creators, passed away at the age of 91. Woodland and his classmate Bernard Silver developed the universally recognizable product code stripes that helped put Drexel – Drexel Institute of Technology, in their day … Continue reading