Drexel University

The Philadelphia History Museum at the Atwater Kent is closing to the public
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Hadas Kuznits
September 13, 2019 - 4:00 am
Drexel University is expected to take over the artifacts from the Philadelphia History Museum since its closure last year.
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Hahnemann University Hospital
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July 29, 2019 - 2:08 pm
By Lydia DePillis, CNN Business (CNN) — For decades, Hahnemann University Hospital served as the main safety-net hospital for downtown Philadelphia's neediest residents. But last week, it released its last patient. Within a month, the hospital's 2,572 staff will all have been laid off, and the...
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Molly Daly
July 18, 2019 - 12:11 pm
UPDATED: 1 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Drexel University has announced it'll lay off about 40% of its physicians and clinical staff because of Hahnemann University Hospital's coming closure. Word of the layoffs came Thursday morning in an email to the Drexel community from medical school...
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Hahnemann University Hospital
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Dan Wing
July 10, 2019 - 8:02 am
UPDATED: 8:55 a.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Hahnemann University Hospital and Drexel University have agreed to send the majority of residents and fellows at the hospital to Tower Health to finish up their programs. Tower operates six hospitals in the area, including Chestnut Hill Hospital...
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July 02, 2019 - 3:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Hahnemann University Hospital's owners are in bankruptcy court Tuesday afternoon as Philadelphia officials continue to press for an injunction and a special master to oversee the closing. The hospital's attorneys accuse the city of putting patients' lives at risk by...
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School District of Philadelphia
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Mike DeNardo
June 28, 2019 - 11:50 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The board of the School District of Philadelphia has voted to give Drexel University $7 million toward the construction of a new home for two Philly schools. Drexel approached the board two weeks ago, asking for a $7 million contribution to start construction on a...
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Drexel University is planning to build a new home for two Philadelphia schools. But before it can start, the university is asking the school board for help.
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Mike DeNardo
June 17, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Drexel University is planning to build a new home for two Philadelphia schools. But before it can start, the university is asking the school board for help. Drexel president John Fry says the university has secured about $29 million toward the $39 million needed for a...
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Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein speaks during a press conference in front of Chabad of Poway synagogue.
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Mark Abrams
April 29, 2019 - 7:01 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The rabbi who directs the Jewish Center at Drexel University says he wasn't surprised by the bold proclamation of his uncle Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein after being wounded in the California synagogue shooting over the weekend: "The nation of Israel is alive, and you can't...
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Pavement cracks
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Mike Dougherty
April 19, 2019 - 1:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Lookout, potholes. Researchers at Drexel University have developed a bacteria that prevents cracks in concrete. "You can use different types of bacteria to produce bio-cement," said Christopher Sales, an environmental engineer and environmental biologist, paired up...
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Justin Udo
April 01, 2019 - 1:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Over the last month, dozens of confirmed and suspected mumps cases have popped up at universities and schools in Philadelphia, with Temple University serving as ground zero for the flare-up. As Temple officials work to clear the viral infection from campus, a new...
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