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August

  • Announcing New Associate Deans & Research Support for the College of Arts and Sciences

    August, 27, 2014

    After two successful years, Aleister Saunders, PhD, and Kelly Joyce, PhD, are stepping down from their roles as Associate Deans for Research. Dave Goldberg, PhD, will replace Saunders as Associate Dean for Graduate Education and Research in the Sciences, and Rob D’Ovidio, PhD, will assume Joyce’s role as Associate Dean for Humanities and Social Science Research.

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  • Poster Professor For Interdisciplinary Learning

    August, 25, 2014

    If Lloyd Ackert, PhD, had been given a career aptitude test when he was a high school student, the checkboxes measuring skills, interests, and values would never have produced the varied, sometimes bizarre, but surprisingly fitting list of jobs held by the son of a farm girl from Maine and a fern-picker from Vermont. Russian cryptological linguist specialist. Turkey leg-griller. Ice cream truck driver. Professor. Air force crewmember.

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  • Communications Student Builds His Brand One Blog at a Time

    August, 19, 2014

    It all started with a blog. Eighteen months ago, Ian Michael Crumm launched his eponymous style blog with the goal of showing, in his own words, “what I wear, what I love, what I do and where I go.” And that was just the beginning. In that short time, he’s built what started with his blog into a full-blown lifestyle brand that has spread throughout Philadelphia and is now reaching the rest of the country.

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  • Roadside Research from the Pinelands and Coast to Coast

    August, 14, 2014

    Roads are essentially the primary feature of human civilization at this point,” according to Dane Ward, a doctoral student in environmental science at Drexel University who is presenting research at the Ecological Society of America (ESA) meeting.

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  • The Top 10 Sci-Fi Movies, According to One Drexel Expert

    August, 12, 2014

    What does Drexel physics professor Dave Goldberg, PhD, have in common with George R. R. Martin, Stephen King and Guillermo del Toro? They all recently helped rank ‘The 100 best sci-fi movies’ for Time Out magazine.

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