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  • Students Discuss the Worth of Music at D3

    October, 30, 2010

    Students, faculty and local musicians discussed the value of music at the College of Arts and Sciences ongoing D3 series, Dinner and Discussion at Drexel.

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  • Mayor Nutter Visits High School Students at CoAS Writing Clinic

    October, 20, 2010

    On October 20, 2010, Mayor Michael Nutter visited Drexel's University Campus as part of PhillyGoes2College's "College Awareness Week." Mayor Nutter made a special stop at MacAlister Hall to visit with high school students at the College Essay Writing Clinic. The clinic was led by Drs. Karen Nulton and Rebecca Ingalls of the Department of English and Philosophy.

    Find out more about Nulton and Ingalls work with Phildephia High School Students.

    Learn more about PhillyGoes2College.

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  • Drexel Chapter of the Society of Physics Students featured on GradschoolShopper

    October, 19, 2010

    The faces of the 2010 Drexel Chapter of the Society of Physics Students were chosen to grace the homepage of GradschoolShopper.com, a site owned by the American Institute of Physics. The website offers information on graduate programs in physics, astronomy and the physical sciences across the U.S. and Mexico.

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  • Fighting the “Thin Ideal”: A Psychology Professor's Efforts to Prevent Eating Disorders

    October, 11, 2010

    As I made my way toward the corner of 15th and Race Streets to conduct my final interview as an ASK staff writer, I thought about how strange it felt to explore a new part of the University as an alum. I was at Drexel's Center City Hahnemann Campus to meet with Dr. Meghan Butryn, a research assistant professor in the psychology department, whose research interests include eating disorders and obesity prevention.

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  • CoAS Welcomes New Faculty

    October, 5, 2010

    This year, with a growing student body, the College of Arts and Sciences (CoAS) is thrilled to welcome six new faculty members: Dr. George Ciccariello-Maher, Dr. Patrick Clarke, Dr. Brian P. Daly, Dr. Simon Foucart, Dr. Goran Karapetrov and Dr. Andrew Smith.

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  • NBC 10’s Lu Ann Cahn Teaching at Drexel

    October, 5, 2010

    Graduate students studying communication at Drexel are lucky enough to welcome eight-time Emmy award-winning journalist Lu Ann Cahn as their professor this quarter. Equipped with over 30 years of experience in the field – a decade of which have been spent at NBC 10 – Cahn currently teaches Com 660, Investigative Journalism.

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  • New Online Course Explores Global Climate Change

    October, 2, 2010

    Since the beginning of the BP Gulf Oil Leak in April 2010, fossil fuels, global warming, and the political dynamics affecting these issues have once again been headlining newspapers, network newscasts, and blogs. But the catastrophe has been effective in reopening the dialogue on how to address energy needs, the parameters under which we currently (and potentially could) procure the necessary resources, and the effects of acquisition.

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  • CoAS Reaches Out to Philadelphia Schools

    October, 2, 2010

    Most Drexel students are aware that establishing ties to the Philadelphia community is a mutually gainful relationship, essential to the success of both. And many of us at Drexel feel a very real affection for the city, too. As an extension of that awareness and attachment, the Drexel Writing Center (DWC) and the Drexel Chapter of the Society for Physics Students (DUSPS), have devoted time, energy, and resources to student-centered initiatives in the Philadelphia School District.

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  • The Silver Linings Playbook Creates Buzz on Campus

    October, 2, 2010

    This fall will mark the seventh anniversary of the Freshman Reading Program (FRP). First-time author Matthew Quick’s Silver Lining Playbook is this year’s selection, and the first novel to be chosen since the FRP’s inception (all others have been short stories or non-fiction).

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