Quantcast

Latest Drexel University Stories

2011-02-11 13:04:00

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Drexel University's College of Engineering has announced Norman R. Augustine, retired president and chief executive officer of Lockheed Martin Corporation and author of Augustine's Laws and Augustine's Travels, as Drexel's 2011 Engineering Leader of the Year. Augustine will receive the award at a ceremony during Drexel's National Engineers Week celebration on Feb. 25. "We are excited to present Mr. Augustine with the Engineer of the...

2011-02-08 14:05:00

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CDI Corp. (NYSE: CDI) announced today it has entered into a three-year Long Term Agreement (LTA) with The Boeing Company. With this Long Term Agreement, CDI-Aerospace, a division of CDI Engineering Solutions, will be a supplier of engineering services, capable of providing all Boeing divisions design and analysis engineering support across a wide variety of engineering disciplines. Part of CDI's performance under the LTA will be done through a...

2010-11-18 12:41:00

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Plasma Technologies, Inc., a Texas corporation, has entered into an agreement with Wellborn, Kyle, Pilkinton, Fry, PC, a Texas-based corporation, giving it rights to distribute the Plasma NO device in Mexico and South America. As a part of this agreement Plasma Technologies, Inc. has received $1 million in equity funding and $1 million in distribution fees from Wellborn, Kyle, Pilkinton, Fry, PC. The $2 million in funding and fees will...

2010-11-09 14:45:00

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Philadelphia Eagles owners Jeffrey and Christina Lurie will receive Drexel University's LeBow College of Business 2010 Business Leaders of the Year award. They will be honored at a luncheon attended by hundreds of Greater Philadelphia's top executives on December 2. "Jeffrey and Christina are exemplary examples of business leaders who redefine what it means to be successful by leading their businesses and contributing to our communities...

2010-10-13 15:11:00

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A team of Drexel electrical engineers are working to develop transparent antennas that can be customized for printing to fabrics, automobiles and military vehicles. The antennas are created from an ink-jet printer technique that coats conductive polymers onto flexible materials. "We're creating wireless devices for high speed, flexible communication. Imagine not having an E-Z Pass box on the windshield of your car," said Dr. Adam Fontecchio,...

2010-10-07 11:05:00

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a new agreement announced today between Drexel University and Community Energy, Inc., Drexel will purchase Renewable Energy Certificates equal to 100 percent of its energy use, making Drexel one of the top 50 purchasers of wind energy in the nation. This Renewable Energy Certificate purchase will ensure that 84,268 megawatt hours of electricity will be matched annually with wind energy entering the electricity grid. The Renewable Energy...

2010-09-30 12:01:00

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Rafael L. Bras, a leading authority on soil-vegetation-atmosphere system modeling, has been named the recipient of Drexel University's 2010 Anthony J. Drexel Exceptional Achievement Award. This year's award includes a $50,000 prize. The Award, named for the University founder, was created to recognize collaborative, multidisciplinary research focused on real-world solutions that change society. Bras's career in academics and higher...

2010-09-21 10:23:00

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Sloan Consortium (Sloan-C) announced today that Drexel University has been selected to receive the 2010 Sloan Consortium Award for Excellence in Institution-Wide Online Education. Boston University was also selected for this honor. "This award brings international recognition to Drexel's faculty and staff; individuals who have been integral in leading online academic program development, designing and teaching exceptional academic...

2010-09-21 05:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine announced today the results of their eighth annual survey that ranks the top 25 undergraduate and top 25 graduate entrepreneurship programs in the nation. From the more than 2,000 programs reviewed, the number one school in the undergraduate category is the University of Houston, while Babson College retained its number one ranking in the graduate category. Ranking second and third in the undergraduate...

2010-08-17 08:16:00

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the third consecutive year, Drexel University has made the "up-and-coming" short list of national universities that have achieved the "most promising and innovative changes in academics, faculty, students, campus or facilities," according to U.S. News & World Report for the 2011 edition of "America's Best Colleges." Drexel's ranked second out of only 20 universities in the country on the list, according to the survey report released...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
Related