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May 24, 2013 | By Bonnie L. Cook, Inquirer Staff Writer
Guy Grady Garrison, 85, of Radnor, professor and dean emeritus at the iSchool, Drexel's College of Information Science and Technology, died Monday, May 13, of heart failure at his home. "Since joining the college as professor and dean in 1968, Dr. Garrison was an integral leader, mentor, and friend of the Drexel community," the university said in a statement on its website. He served as dean for 19 years, until 1987, when he became the first Alice B. Kroeger Professor. He retired in 1992.
NEWS
November 24, 2014 | By Jacqueline L. Urgo, Inquirer Staff Writer
The beach resort area of Cape May County may be angling to become a hot spot for drone testing. But plans for unmanned aircraft systems experimentation have yet to get off the ground at the county airport in the Erma section of Lower Township and at the Coast Guard Training Center in Cape May. Testing was delayed over the summer to protect the nesting and migratory patterns of threatened bird species, including the piping plover and the red knot....
BUSINESS
January 16, 1998 | The Philadelphia Inquirer
Stocks fell as sour earnings prospects for 1998 overshadowed 1997 reports. Technology and small-cap issues held up better than blue chips.
NEWS
September 28, 2013 | By Jonathan Lai, Inquirer Staff Writer
Camden County College math professor Lester Owens thought technology would solve many of education's problems, but many of his students wanted facetime, not FaceTime. With a master's degree in instructional technology, he had designed a website with practice problems, created video lessons he could send to students' phones, and integrated clickers into his classes to instantly poll students. He's available for online videoconferencing every Sunday at 9 p.m. "But then you find out a lot of students - and I'm in the Camden area - didn't have that technology that we all think they have," Owens said.
BUSINESS
January 20, 1990 | The Philadelphia Inquirer / ED HILLE
About 50 area executives learned about just-in-time manufacturing at a four-day workshop taught by the J-I-T Institute of Technology of Denver. The manufacturing technology workshop wound up yesterday with the executives manning a model assembly line. The workshop was sponsored by the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce and the Delaware Valley Industrial Resource Center.
NEWS
August 12, 2011 | BY JAN RANSOM & CATHERINE LUCEY, ransomj@phillynews.com 215-854-5218
MAYOR NUTTER was expected to announce today that he has appointed New Jersey's chief innovation officer, Adel Ebeid, as the city's first chief innovation officer. Slated to start Aug. 22, Ebeid will be responsible for developing and managing strategy and daily operations of all technology and information services. The position was known as chief technology officer when the former head of the Division of Technology, Allan Frank, departed in February. He oversaw a consolidation of the city's information-technology operations.
NEWS
December 20, 1986
One of the sides to a Dec. 7 article on the Strategic Defense Initiative, "Star Wars," notes the benefits the research will have in developing technology for everyday uses and everyday folks. The last big technology-overload period, the effort to put a man on the moon, did in fact create an abundance of technology for everyday uses. One of the most notable is Teflon. Since our President has benefited so greatly from that discovery, it is no surprise that he is willing to risk the future of the human race.
NEWS
August 1, 1992 | JIM MacMILLAN/ DAILY NEWS
Stuart Sanderson speaks using a voice-synthesized computer attached to his wheelchair at the closing ceremony yesterday for Temple University's Summer Institute. The program provides classroom and mentoring instruction to persons with disabilities and features information on high-technology help for overcoming impediments.
NEWS
May 12, 1989 | ANDREA MIHALIK/ DAILY NEWS
Rowing shells began to line Kelly Drive yesterday as crews prepared for the Dad Vail Regatta, which runs today and tomorrow on the Schuylkill. Varsity eights from the Florida Institute of Technology (men's) and Minnesota (women's) will try to defend their 1988 titles in the featured event.
NEWS
June 27, 2005 | By Anthony S. Twyman INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
John Snyder Jr., 16, a varsity basketball player at Overbrook High School, admits that he was more interested in fun than science when he signed up for the school robotics team. "I was going up there to see the girls," Snyder said of the program. Nearly a year later, however, Snyder proudly speaks of the robotic device he and his team created out of nuts and bolts. They recently won the Philadelphia BEST Robot competition and placed 27th out of 43 teams in a national competition in Alabama.
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