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Drexel University,

at Philadelphia; 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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She would become one of the first members of her family to attend college, earning her bachelor's degree in home economics from the Drexel Institute of Technology, now known as Drexel University, in 1947.
Kellogg encouraged Lenna to study foods and food chemistry at the Drexel Institute in Philadelphia, where she excelled in her studies.
He received his bachelor's from Drexel Institute of Technology and his master's from the Naval Postgraduate School.
For years, he has donated his time to both nonprofit entities, working full-time as a professor of Microbiology and Immunology at Drexel University College of Medicine, where he was Director of the Drexel Institute for Biotechnology and Virology Research.
In the fall of 1894, Pyle began teaching classes in illustration at the Drexel Institute of Art, Science and Industry.
In his native state he attended Swarthmore College's preparatory school; Haverford College, where he studied architecture; the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts; and the Drexel Institute of Art.
He received a bachelor's of science degree in 1965 from the Drexel Institute of Technology, which is now called Drexel University, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,.
He was also a valued, influential, and inspirational teacher, first at Philadelphia's Drexel Institute, then with his summer classes for selected students at Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, and at the Howard Pyle School of Art in his home city of Wilmington, Delaware.
She held four honorary degrees: LLD from Rutgers University, Drexel Institute in Philadelphia and Cedar Crest College, and LHD from the University of Hartford.
As early as the late 1940s, the basic concept of bar code technology was being experimented with at Philadelphia's Drexel Institute of Technology.
Demuth graduated from Franklin and Marshall Academy and studied at Drexel Institute and the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia.
Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Drexel Institute of Technology.