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A Boatload of Knowledge

Somewhere in the library of Drexel University in Philadelphia a portrait hangs. It depicts a reasonably young, reasonably handsome man of apparently good humor and warmth — Thomas Say, noted America entomologist and conchologist. Of course portraitists can famously commit all manner of falsehoods in the name of pleasing their clients, and it’s entirely possible...
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Channell on “Revolutionary Sailors” in Quincy, 3 Sept.

History / US History : Boston 1775 (5 hours ago)

On Wednesday, 3 September, the Thomas Crane Library in Quincy will host a talk by Fred Channell on the topic “Discover Historic New England: Revolutionary Sailors.” The event announcement says Channell “will present his research abo... Read Post

In this university’s laptop vending machine, the MacBooks are free

Business & Finance : Venture Beat (2 years ago)

Philadelphia's Drexel University has installed a Macbook vending machine in the university library. The kiosk dispenses MacBooks free of charge to Drexel students, staff, and faculty, who can use the machines for up to five hours at... Read Post

Scholly Helps Students Find Their Ideal Scholarships On Their Smartphones

Technology : TechCrunch (12 months ago)

More and more of America's young people are coming to grips with a nasty truth: college can be incredibly, stupidly expensive. Drexel University student (and Philadelphia Dorm Room Fund member) Christopher Gray knows that all too we... Read Post


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