Drexel University


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Drexel University,

at Philadelphia, Pa.; coeducational; founded 1891 by Anthony J. DrexelDrexel, Anthony Joseph
, 1826–93, American banker and philanthropist, b. Philadelphia. He entered (1838) at an early age the well-known banking firm of Drexel and Company, founded by his father, Francis Martin Drexel, an Austrian immigrant.
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, opened 1892, chartered 1894 as Drexel Institute of Art, Science, and Industry. It was renamed Drexel Institute of Technology in 1936 and gained university status in 1970. Drexel was a pioneer in cooperative education and continues to offer a curriculum with alternating periods of academic and professional work. Research facilities include a computer-aided design engineering center, a robotics laboratory, and an electronic music laboratory. In 2002, MCP Hahnemann Univ. (representing the merger of the Medical College of PennsylvaniaMedical College of Pennsylvania,
formerly in Philadelphia; chartered and opened 1850 as the Female Medical College of Pennsylvania; became Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania 1867, Medical College of Pennsylvania 1970. It was the first women's medical college in the world.
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 and Hahnemann Medical College) became the Drexel College of Medicine.
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CONTACT: Rachel Sparrow of Drexel University College of Medicine, Office, +1-215-255-7328, Cell, +1-267-716-0975, rsparrow@drexelmed.
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Founded in 1891, Drexel University is a private, comprehensive, doctoral research university widely recognized for its focus on co-operative education and technology.
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