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September

  • BEES: The Get Up and Go Department

    September, 26, 2012

    As the new academic year gets underway, the Department of Biodiversity, Earth and Environmental Science (BEES, for short) is welcoming its first incoming class. Fresh from a three-day excursion at the Barnegat Bay Field Station in New Jersey, the beginner “bees” have only just begun to experience the perks of Drexel’s partnership with America’s oldest natural history museum—the Academy of Natural Sciences.

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  • CoAS Ushers in Academic Year With New Associate Dean and Head of Psychology

    September, 26, 2012

    The College of Arts and Sciences is pleased to announce that Dr. James Herbert, professor of psychology and associate dean for research and graduate education, has been named the new head of the Department of Psychology. Dr. Aleister Saunders, associate head and assistant professor of biology, has been named Dr. Herbert’s successor as associate dean.

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  • Q&A With English & Philosophy’s Dr. André Carrington

    September, 26, 2012

    As the College of Arts and Sciences continues to grow, so does its team of bright, energetic faculty members. Meet one of the newest dragons joining us this fall, Dr. André Carrington!

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  • Save the Date: CoAS Research Day 2013

    September, 26, 2012

    Whether you’re a student, faculty or staff member, or alum, make sure you save the date for the College of Arts and Sciences Research Day 2013. The big event will be held on April 9, 2013 on Drexel’s University City campus.

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  • Student Jobs Available

    September, 26, 2012

    We’re hiring! The College of Arts and Sciences and the Department of Culture and Communication are currently hiring work-study students. The College is also seeking a staff photographer to cover events, take faculty and student portraits, and more.

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  • Freshman Reading Program

    September, 25, 2012

    As Drexel's Freshman Reading Program enters into its ninth year, incoming first-year students are gearing up to discuss their summer reading assignment, Pig Candy: Taking My Father South, Taking My Father Home, in their English 101 classes. As Drexel's Freshman Reading Program enters into its ninth year,

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  • New Course Fuses Philosophy and Medicine

    September, 25, 2012

    This fall the Drexel Philosophy Program is offering an exciting course that explores the ideas of medicine, disease and health from a philosophical perspective. Students will examine concepts like gender, mental illness, mind-body unity, aging and physical perfection, which are all at the core of clinical practice and medical thinking.

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  • Drexel Receives First LEED Certification for Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building

    September, 21, 2012

    Drexel University was awarded LEED® Gold certification for the University’s Constantine N. Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building, which includes the first biowall at an academic institution in the country.

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  • Drexel’s Living Wall Wins Plantscaper “Best in Show”

    September, 21, 2012

    The College of Arts and Sciences’ five-story biowall, housed in the Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building, continues to garner praise and attention, this time at the 2012 Plantscape Industry Expo in Las Vegas. On August 16th, Parker Urban Greenscapes, which completed the biowall’s installation last September, received the Expo’s Living Wall Award of Excellence as well as the “Best in Show” Judges’ Award for its work at Drexel.

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  • NSF Awards $2.2 Million to Project Studying Community-Based Professional Development for Math Teachers

    September, 19, 2012

    The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded $2.2 million to a project created by the School of Education and the College of Arts and Sciences at Drexel University, the Math Forum @ Drexel and the College of Education at Temple University to study community-based professional development for middle and high school mathematics teachers.

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  • Dr. Anthony Addison Named ACS Fellow

    September, 12, 2012

    Dr. Anthony Addison, professor of chemistry, was named a 2012 American Chemical Society (ACS) Fellow. The ACS is a nonprofit organization chartered by the U.S. Congress. With more than 164,000 members, it is the world’s largest scientific society and is a global leader in providing access to chemistry-related research.

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