Building Campus Pride Among Virtual Students
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Building Campus Pride Among Virtual Students

By Susan Aldridge, PhD For years, we’ve heard that students who learn online cannot possibly develop the same affinity for the institutions they attend as their peers who study on campus. But from where I sit, nothing could be further from the truth. In fact, I see that attachment every year at commencement time when … Continue reading

Q+A: Hacking as Propaganda Warfare
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Q+A: Hacking as Propaganda Warfare

Earlier this week hackers, calling themselves the Cyber Caliphate and acting in support of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, gained access to social media accounts of the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM), posting pro-ISIS messages, videos and images on its twitter, facebook and YouTube accounts. The hackers also claimed to have posted classified documents … Continue reading

10 Must-Know Tips for Budding Entrepreneurs
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10 Must-Know Tips for Budding Entrepreneurs

Launching a new company is not an easy undertaking. That’s why —according to Bloomberg—eight out of 10 companies fail within 18 months of opening for business. While there is no formula that can guarantee success, Chuck Sacco, entrepreneur-in-residence and director of External Relations for Drexel University’s Close School of Entrepreneurship, as well as the director … Continue reading

Online Shopping Safety Tips From The Drexel Cybersecurity Institute
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Online Shopping Safety Tips From The Drexel Cybersecurity Institute

The holiday season is one of the busiest times of the year for online shopping. Economists are predicting that more than $2 billion worth of purchases will be made on Cyber Monday alone –a 15 percent increase from last year. The e-commerce maelstrom has also been a big day for cybercriminals. With the high volume … Continue reading

The 2015 Holiday Shopping Season Is Here, Now What?
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The 2015 Holiday Shopping Season Is Here, Now What?

With multiple Thanksgiving sales events adding an extra week to this year’s holiday shopping season, it’s likely we will see an increase in sales over previous years, according to Drexel University’s Rajneesh Suri, PhD, a professor of marketing in Drexel’s LeBow College of Business. Bargain hunters who feel pressured to shop for the best deals … Continue reading

Chakra Fitwear: Active Wear with a Social Conscience
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Chakra Fitwear: Active Wear with a Social Conscience

It’s never been easier to save the environment while looking great in colorful, Hinduism-inspired yoga pants. With its recently launched Kickstarter campaign, Chakra Fitwear hopes to fund a line of eco-friendly active wear to continue making the earth a cleaner and greener place while empowering women. Launched Nov. 20, the startup seeks to raise $80,000 … Continue reading