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December

  • Discover Magazine Selects Drexel’s Digital Fossil Research for Top 100 Science Stories of 2012

    December, 18, 2012

    For 150 years, the tools of paleontology were shovels and pickaxes, burlap and plaster. Dr. Kenneth Lacovara, an associate professor in Drexel’s College of Arts and Sciences, is working on innovative techniques

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  • What I'm Reading: Dr. Maria Hnaraki

    December, 18, 2012

    Dr. Maria Hnaraki, associate professor in the Department of Culture and Communication, believes dancing is the ultimate creative act. It was a huge part of her life growing up on the Greek island of Crete.

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  • Q&A with Dr. George Ciccariello-Maher: Hugo Chávez, Cancer and the Future of Venezuela

    December, 13, 2012

    With more news breaking this week about Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez’s ongoing battle with cancer, DrexelNow checked in with George Ciccariello-Maher, an assistant professor in Drexel’s Department of History & Politics and a leading expert on Venezuela. He has not only studied the nation closely, but also lived and taught there.

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  • What I'm Reading: Bryan Sacks

    December, 13, 2012

    Outside of teaching for the Department of English and Philosophy, Drexel adjunct teaching professor Bryan Sacks has an interest in the role of communications media in enabling, constraining, legitimizing and delegitimizing various kinds of political expression.

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  • What I'm Reading: Dr. Barbara Hoekje

    December, 7, 2012

    Dr. Barbara Hoekje, director of the English Language Center, is a self-described “dog person” who is currently reading The Other End of the Leash: Why We Do What We Do Around Dogs by Patricia McConnell. McConnell is an applied animal behaviorist, with a Ph.D. in zoology and a specialty in ethology, the study of animal behavior.

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