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December

  • Not Just the Koch Brothers: New Drexel Study Reveals Funders Behind the Climate Change Denial Effort

    December, 23, 2013

    A new study conducted by Drexel University environmental sociologist Robert J. Brulle, PhD, exposes the organizational underpinnings and funding behind the powerful climate change countermovement. This study marks the first peer-reviewed, comprehensive analysis ever conducted of the sources of funding that maintain the denial effort.

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  • The Assignment Was a 15-Page Paper, And They Wrote 97 — And Raised $25,000

    December, 19, 2013

    Drexel communication major's senior project is 15 pages. But that didn't stop Farrah Goldsmith and Cherilyn Buscarino from submitting a 97-page report. Still not impressed? The two seniors' endeavor also involved planning a 250-person major fundraising event for the Drexel Smart House (DSH) that raised more than $25,000.

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  • Drexel Opens A.J. Drexel Institute for Energy and the Environment

    December, 18, 2013

    Drexel University is opening a new research institute that will strive to answer some of the most challenging questions about energy and environmental sustainability facing the nation today. The A.J. Drexel Institute for Energy and the Environment will look at the science, economics and politics that influence decisions about energy and the environment; and serve as a resource for decision makers both in the region and around the world.

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  • Drexel Psychologist Hosts "Talking About Kids" Radio Series on WPHT Philadelphia

    December, 6, 2013

    Drexel psychologist and Emeritus Professor Myrna Shure, PhD, will host "Talking About Kids," a live radio series airing this winter on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT Philadelphia. Made possible by the Huston and Clayman Family Foundations, the series will feature four Drexel psychology professors who will discuss topics ranging from bullying and peer pressure to military families coping with loved ones away for the holidays. Tune in live on WPHT (1210 AM).

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  • Drexel grad student has one of the 'worst jobs in science’

    December, 3, 2013

    Jake Owens wasn’t surprised that his stint collecting data from an African bush-meat market was named one of the 'worst jobs in science' in the November issue of Popular Science magazine.

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