• Drexel Students LIFT Spirits of Those in Need

    December, 16, 2011

    Drexel is often hailed by students, alumni and parents for its cooperative education program—and for good reason. It allows students to receive valuable hands-on learning opportunities in a professional setting of their choice. But, one instructor at Drexel is engaging her students in another type of experiential learning—one that ties academia with local civic engagement.


  • History & Politics Department Head Elected to LSA Board

    December, 6, 2011

    Scott Barclay, Ph.D., professor and head of the Department of History and Politics, has been elected to the Law and Society Association’s Class of 2014 Board of Trustees.


  • Dr. Gordon Richards Receives Humboldt Research Fellowship

    December, 1, 2011

    Last month planet Earth welcomed its seven billionth resident. If that number doesn't make you feel small, how about this: we're one of eight planets to orbit the sun out of an estimated 50 billion planets in the Milky Way Galaxy, which is only one of over 100 billion galaxies in the universe! Feeling like an ant yet? What's even more mind numbing than pondering the sheer size of the universe is actually understanding how it all came to be and how it continues to evolve.