The costumes looked great. The bags are stuffed with goodies. But the scariest part of Halloween is just getting started: dividing the spoils of trick-or-treating. Perhaps the family employed a divide-and-conquer strategy for the annual […]
Month: October 2017
Research Shows Clear Rules Can Lower Recidivism for Non-Violent Drug Offenders
With prison systems across the country clogged with inmates, including the 50,000 residing in Pennsylvania’s Department of Corrections, state governments are investing heavily in efforts to keep offenders from returning once they’ve served their time. […]
Now on a Mission to End Employer-Imposed Silence, Gretchen Carlson Visits Drexel as Part of Discussion Series
Gretchen Carlson can no longer talk about all the horrible things Roger Ailes said to her. By now most people know exactly why the parent company of Fox News paid for her silence and that she […]
Q&A: Why Should We Recognize Big Data Innovators?
Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business recently announced the winners of its 2017 Drexel LeBow Analytics 50, an initiative that spotlights best practices and recognizes organizations using analytics to solve business challenges. The winners were […]
What Goes Into a Controlled Burn?
The fires now ravaging North California have been particularly bad this year because years of drought have left the area much like a tinderbox. Without sufficient rain for years, many plants have been left dry […]
Q+A: Are We Planning to Fail by Repealing the Clean Power Plan?
The Environmental Protection Agency is taking steps to repeal the Clean Power Plan, an Obama Administration initiative intended to curtail greenhouse gas emissions so that the nation could reach the emissions benchmarks set forth in […]
Top Branding Tips for Budding Entrepreneurs
Branding is often one of the biggest challenges when establishing a startup or launching a new product. Experts from Drexel University’s Close School of Entrepreneurship offer the following brand-building tips for young entrepreneurs to keep […]
Q&A: How Do Firefighters Battling Massive Forest Fires Stay Safe?
At least 8,000 firefighters are currently deployed in Northern California to battle wind-aided wildfires that continue to spread. With 40 people already reported dead and many more still missing, the danger of these fires has […]
Drexel Researcher Wins STAT News Wunderkind Award
STAT — a Boston-based national publication focused on science and health news — has named a Drexel University College of Medicine postdoc one of the “brightest young minds in life science.” Halley Oyer, PhD, was […]
Turning a ‘Jagged Little Pill’ into a Big, Successful Musical
Alanis Morissette’s “Jagged Little Pill” stands as one of the most successful and best-selling albums to date. But now the question is whether it will translate to the musical theater stage. It’s something Vivek […]