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  • Dr. Ken Lacovara and Biology Department Grads to Appear on History Channel

    April, 26, 2010

    On Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 10a.m., Dr. Kenneth Lacovara, associate professor of biology, and several graduates of CoAS’ biology department will appear in the History Channel documentary Prehistoric Monsters Revealed.

    About the show: “Ninety-nine percent of all animal and sea creatures who ever lived have become extinct. Watch as some of the most bizarre and strangest creatures are brought back to life. Meet the nothronychus (a strange amalgam of bird and sloth), the anomalocarus (a 7-foot shrimp), as well as saber-toothed cats, mastodons and wooly rhinoceros. Advanced computer graphics, location shooting and expert interviews will reveal detailed illustrations of what these ancient monsters looked like, where and how they lived, and how they died.”

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  • Paul Ullman Receives NSF Fellowship Award

    April, 21, 2010

    Paul Ullman, Ph.D. candidate under Dr. Kenneth Lacovara, associate professor of biology, was awarded the very competitive and prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. The award is for $40,500 per year for three years. Ullman is pursuing groundbreaking topics in molecular paleontology.

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  • The Fifth Annual Week of Writing

    April, 21, 2010

    During the week of May 17th, the College of Arts and Sciences and the Department of English and Philosophy will once again host the Week of Writing. This annual event will include readings and panel discussions on topics ranging from flash fiction, to stand-up comedy, to technology’s influence on writing. Renowned poets Carl Phillips and Margaret Rhonda will read on Thursday, May 20, and the headline event, the Painted Bride Quarterly's "Bookfair for Literacy," will be held on Friday, May 21st.

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  • 33rd Street Public Relations: Student-Run Firm with a Mission

    April, 21, 2010

    As a student, it can be challenging at times to distinguish which student organizations best fit academic or professional enrichment needs. Drexel, in fact, is host to over 260 current student organizations. Often, the integration of several clubs, ranging from social causes to business acumen development, serves students with a well-rounded college experience.

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  • Inside the 15th Annual Kaczmarczik Lecture

    April, 20, 2010

    The annual Kaczmarczik Lecture, hosted by the Department of Physics, took place on March 4, 2010 and was attended by over 800 people, including 400 visiting high school students from across the Philadelphia area. Dr. David Gross, this year’s invited speaker, discussed “The Coming Revolutions in Fundamental Physics."

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  • CoAS Students Win Top Prizes at University Research Day

    April, 19, 2010

    Dean Donna Murasko and the entire College community applaud the work of the CoAS students who participated in this year's University Research Day, which took place on Thursday, April 15, 2010. Seven CoAS students took home top prizes. We proudly congratulate you all!
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  • CoAS Students Awarded for Outstanding Research Presentations

    April, 16, 2010

    The College of Arts and Sciences celebrated the hard work of CoAS undergraduate and graduate students at its annual Research Day on April 6, 2010. A total of 117 students presented their research in fields ranging from history to physics, biology to international area studies.

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  • Dr. Pamela Geller Develops Award-Winning Online Curriculum

    April, 13, 2010

    Dr. Pamela Geller, associate professor of psychology, OB/GYN and public health, and director of the Student Counseling Center on Drexel’s Hahnemann campus, was, along with her colleagues, recently awarded the 2010 APGO e-ERA award for an online curriculum she developed about pregnancy loss and post-loss care. The award was presented on behalf of the Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics (APGO), the APGO Undergraduate Medical Education Committee (UPEC), and the Electronic Educational Resource Award (e-ERA) Selection Committee.

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  • Africana Studies Presents the Black Power Movement Speaker Series

    April, 13, 2010

    Throughout the months of February and March, the Africana Studies program, in conjunction with the College of Arts and Sciences and the Earle Mack School of Law, presented a five-part lecture series in honor of Black History Month. The series explored the rise of African American power in the U.S. from the Black Panther Party to the current “age of Obama.”

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  • Amanda White Wins Goldwater Scholarship

    April, 2, 2010

    Physics Junior Amanda White has achieved national distinction as a recipient of the prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. Amanda was among 278 students chosen from 1,111 nominees who were recognized for success in math, sciences, and engineering. Goldwater Scholars have very impressive academic qualifications. Amanda's career goals include conducting research in the areas of extragalactic astronomy and cosmology, and developing new observational techniques for astronomers.

    The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program was established by Congress in 1986 to honor Senator Barry M. Goldwater, who served his country for 56 years as a soldier and statesman, including 30 years of service in the U.S. Senate. The program was designed to foster and encourage outstanding students to pursue careers in the fields of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering. In awarding scholarships, the Foundation Board of Trustees considered the nominee's field of study and career objectives and the extent to which that individual has the commitment and potential to make a significant contribution to his or her field.

    Congratulations Amanda!

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  • Daniel Verbaro Wins Goldwater Scholarship

    April, 2, 2010

    Daniel Verbaro, a BS/MS student in biology and chemistry, has achieved national distinction as a recipient of the prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. Daniel was among 278 students chosen from 1,111 nominees who were recognized for success in math, sciences, and engineering. His career goals include pursuing a Ph.D. in physical chemistry, conducting research in biophysical chemistry, and teaching at the university level.

    The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program was established by Congress in 1986 to honor Senator Barry M. Goldwater, who served his country for 56 years as a soldier and statesman, including 30 years of service in the U.S. Senate. The program was designed to foster and encourage outstanding students to pursue careers in the fields of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering. In awarding scholarships, the Foundation Board of Trustees considered the nominee's field of study and career objectives and the extent to which that individual has the commitment and potential to make a significant contribution to his or her field.

    Congratulations Daniel!

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