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2011-08-15 11:43:00

ESSEX JUNCTION, Vt., Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GetEducated.com, http://www.geteducated.com, an online education research group that publishes online college rankings based on college affordability and credibility, has released their list of the Best Online Colleges for an online management degree that ranks high in quality yet low in consumer cost. The Get Educated online college rankings are based on a survey of higher education costs at 61 regionally accredited universities that...

2011-08-09 15:08:00

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), the leading Democratic appropriator for scientific research, today announced the award of $978,242 from the National Science Foundation for three research grants - including two dealing with nanotechnology - for projects at the University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University in Philadelphia's University City science district. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110323/DC70526LOGO)...

2011-07-22 14:48:37

A new study by researchers at Drexel University's School of Public Health suggests that abuse of prescription painkillers may be an important gateway to the use of injected drugs such as heroin, among people with a history of using both types of drugs. The study, published in the International Journal of Drug Policy, explores factors surrounding young injection drug users' initiation into the misuse of opioid drugs. Common factors identified in this group included a family history of drug...

2011-07-11 10:43:00

ESSEX JUNCTION, Vt., July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GetEducated.com, a consumer group that publishes rankings and reviews of the top online colleges, based on higher education costs and credibility, has released their list of the Best Online Colleges for online psychology degrees or degrees in allied human service or social service fields. The Get Educated online college affordability rankings are based on a survey of higher education costs at 48 regionally accredited universities that...

2011-07-07 00:00:30

GetEducated.com has released their rankings of the top online colleges for online degrees in psychology on the dimension of affordability. The consumer group's online college cost rankings are based on a survey of 48 regionally accredited universities that offer 92 online degrees in psychology or a related human service career area at the bachelor program level. Essex Junction, VT (PRWEB) July 06, 2011 GetEducated.com, a consumer group that publishes rankings and reviews of the top online...

2011-06-23 00:00:31

A post-graduate practice-focused doctoral education with innovation, practical clinical research and scholarship (PRWEB) June 22, 2011 Drexel University Online, a leader in online degree programs, has added a new online nursing program to its offerings, the Doctor of Nursing Practice, from Drexel's College of Nursing and Health Professions (DrNP). Drexel University's doctoral program in nursing practice infuses practice-focused doctoral education with innovation, practical clinical research...

2011-06-19 00:02:34

Drexel University recently received a Healthiest Employers Award by the Philadelphia Business Journal. The University is the only higher education institution to receive the award that was presented at a ceremony on June 2. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) June 18, 2011 Drexel University recently received a Healthiest Employers Award by the Philadelphia Business Journal. The University is the only higher education institution to receive the award that was presented at a ceremony on June 2. Drexel...

2011-05-24 10:47:00

HARLEYSVILLE, Pa., May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Raymond J. De Hont, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Met-Pro Corporation (NYSE: MPR), is proud to announce that one of the Company's Directors, and former Chief Executive Officer and President of PQ Corporation, Stanley W. Silverman, has been named as Chairman of the Drexel University College of Medicine Board of Trustees. A Drexel alumnus, Silverman has served on the University's Board of Trustees for 11 years and the College of...


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