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5 hrs ago | Black Engineer

Promoting STEM Education

By eighth grade Stephen Cox dreamed of a career in aerospace so he pursued engineering programs throughout high school.

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21 hrs ago | Philly.com

Jocelyn Kirsch back in Philly prison

Right now, she's holed up in a prison cell at the Federal Detention Center at 7th and Arch streets in Center City, across from the federal courthouse, where she has a date before a magistrate judge on Monday.

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Related Topix: Prison, Federal Prisons, Federal Detention Center, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Lebanon Daily News

Campus news a " 4/18

Palmyra resident Rosabeth "Rosie" Kays, a Neumann University senior, is one of just 13 young women in the country to receive a 2014 NCAA Women's Enhancement Program Postgraduate Scholarship.

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Related Topix: Palmyra, PA, Barry University, Temple University, University of Connecticut, Virginia Commonwealth University

NJ.com

Princeton Univ. students who received meningitis B vaccine are recruited for research study

PRINCETON -- Princeton University students who received a previously unapproved meningitis vaccine in response to a campus outbreak are being recruited to participate in a study of the vaccine's impact.

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Related Topix: Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, Infectious Diseases

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Great Bend Tribune

Crude oil trains revive Philadelphia refineries but ...

PHILADELPHIA Just a few years ago, the region's refineries were on life support, hurt by high prices of oil imported from foreign countries.

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Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, US Politics, US News, Curt Weldon, Republican, US House of Representatives, Robert Brady, Democrat, University of Pennsylvania

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Philly.com

Spring scarves: a stylish security blanket

All during this awfully cold winter, I took comfort in infinity scarves. And although the winds are warming, I want to hold on to my stylish security blanket.

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Related Topix: Portland, OR, Weather

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Black Engineer

Promoting STEM Education

By eighth grade Stephen Cox dreamed of a career in aerospace so he pursued engineering programs throughout high school.

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Business Journal

Learn physics with an app a at an art museum?

A new iPad app created by a Drexel University professor is hoping to change the way we think about art.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Ipad, Physics, Science

EurekAlert!

In child custody disputes, LGBT parents face bias in the courts, new Drexel review finds

Court decisions that favor a heterosexual parent over a gay or lesbian parent in a custody dispute often do not consider important social science research on parenting by gay and lesbian individuals, according to a new review from Drexel University.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Family, Parenting, Psychology, Science

Philly.com

Herbert W. Rickards Jr., printer for Inquirer

Herbert W. Rickards Jr., 97, of North Cape May, a former printer for TV Guide and The Inquirer, died Thursday, April 10, at his home.

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Related Topix: North Cape May, NJ, Cape May, NJ, Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Science

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Norwalk Citizen News

McCord defends single-mom message in Pa. campaign

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Rob McCord said Monday that his campaign and its message aren't ignoring his stepfather's role in raising him but rather are emphasizing that being raised for a time by a single mother familiarized him with financial insecurity.

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Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA

Business Journal

Law grads face bleak employment picture

School: Drexel University Number of 2013 graduates: 138 Number working full-time job requiring JD: 69 Number unemployed still seeking work: 16 Number working at firms with 100 or less lawyers: 30 Number working at firms with more than 100 lawyers: 11 Number working in judicial clerkships: 14 Number working in business/industry: 15 Number working in ... (more)

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Related Topix: University of Pennsylvania, Rutgers University, Temple University, Villanova University, Widener University

Medical News Today

The fundamental wiring diagram of the olfactory system is laid out and implemented early in life

To accommodate a lifetime of scents and aromas, mammals have hundreds of genes that each produce a different odorant receptor.

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Related Topix: Brown University, Medicine

Sun Apr 13, 2014

WYMG-FM Springfield

Pieces fall into place for giant Tetris game

Images of super-sized shapes fell Saturday evening on the 29-story Cira Centre. The building has hundreds of LED lights embedded in its facade.

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Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Black Engineer

Promoting STEM Education

By eighth grade Stephen Cox dreamed of a career in aerospace so he pursued engineering programs throughout high school.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Triangle

Fuse puts on drag show in Main

Magda Papaioannou The Triangle The Drexel Drag Show on the night of April 3 featured many student performers and Shangela Laquifa Wadley from "Rupaul's Drag Race."

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Related Topix: Burlesque, Entertainment

The Washington Post

One unconventional factor to consider when choosing a college

Anyone lucky enough to have choices for college has a list of things that are important to them: price, size, location, quality.

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Related Topix: Georgetown University, Wake Forest University, Princeton University, American University, Lawrence University

HON

New Health Secretary to Confront Health Care-Reform Hurdles

With the resignation of U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on Friday, the Affordable Care Act -- the Obama administration's chief domestic policy initiative -- will get a fresh face.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Health Insurance, Health, Philadelphia, PA

The Triangle

Fuse puts on drag show in Main

Magda Papaioannou The Triangle The Drexel Drag Show on the night of April 3 featured many student performers and Shangela Laquifa Wadley from "Rupaul's Drag Race."

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Related Topix: Burlesque, Entertainment

The Washington Post

One unconventional factor to consider when choosing a college

Anyone lucky enough to have choices for college has a list of things that are important to them: price, size, location, quality.

Comment?

Related Topix: Georgetown University, Wake Forest University, Princeton University, American University, Lawrence University

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