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September

  • Archives library

    Moments in Graduate Studies History

    September 28, 2012

    Drexel University Libraries Archivist Rob Sieczkiewicz shares some graduate history from the Archives.

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  • Karen Sullam

    Grad Profile-Karen Sullam

    September 28, 2012

    Graduate student Karen Sullam is fascinated by and currently studying a most interesting area of aquatic life and ecosystems—fish guts.

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    DNEWS Wins at the Emmys

    September 28, 2012

    DNEWS, the-student produced news magazine on all things Drexel, has won a National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences award for Best College Production Newscast.

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  • Fire safety app demo

    PFD Fire Safey App

    September 27, 2012

    The Philadelphia Fire Department and Drexel University are teaming up to release the “Philadelphia Fire Department Safety App,” a program giving smartphone users instant access to a wide range of safety and emergency preparedness information. The web-based application, optimized for iOS and Android platforms, will include information about smoke alarms, home escape planning, hospital locations and first aid tips.

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    Walnut Hill Community Farm

    September 27, 2012

    Neighborhood outreach turned an old SEPTA lot into a community garden at 46th and Market streets. Some ingenuity from a group of freshman engineering students at Drexel University is helping to keep it sustainable. This summer, 11 students from a freshman design class in the College of Engineering took on the challenge of irrigating, tilling and heating the farm in order to allow for year-round growing.

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  • Danielle Matthews

    Co-op Profile-Danielle Mattews

    September 26, 2012

    Senior Danielle Matthews had never heard of Drexel's 11th Street Family Health Services until she began the co-op interview process. Now she knows she'll never forget her experience there.

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  • Drexel Political Science Professor Available to Comment on Venezuelan Election

    September 25, 2012

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  • Exterior photo of Powel Elementary School

    Drexel, Powel and SLA Partner for New Public Shool

    September 25, 2012

    The Philadelphia School Partnership (PSP) has awarded $215,000 to a collaboration among Samuel Powel Elementary School (Powel), Science Leadership Academy (SLA) and Drexel University. The investment from the Great Schools Fund will support planning for the expansion of Powel, a K-4 district school near Drexel in West Philadelphia, and the creation of a new middle school to serve the same neighborhood.

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  • Sarah Mukhtar

    Commuter-Students

    September 24, 2012

    Sophomore commuter student Sarah Mukhtar offers helpful tips to fellow commuters on how to get involved at Drexel.

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  • Drexel Receives First LEED Certification for Papadakis Building

    September 20, 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 Experts Available to Weigh in on 2012 Presidential Election

    September 19, 2012

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    Conical Clock

    September 19, 2012

    For the first time since it arrived at Drexel in 1912, the Eugene Farcot Conical Clock, located in Main Building's Great Court, has undergone full restoration.

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  • Youngmoo Kim

    What Im Reading Youngmoo Kim

    September 19, 2012

    Drexel's Dr. Youngmoo Kim took the time to chat with DrexelNow about his current reading choice, The Rise of the Creative Class—Revisited (second edition) by Richard Florida.

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  • Law student Jessica Farris

    Drexel Law Grad Helps Free Wrongfully Convicted Man after 19 Years in Prison

    September 19, 2012

    On September 21, a 37-year-old California man wrongfully imprisoned for just under 19 years is expected to gain his freedom, thanks in part to the efforts of a recent graduate of the Earle Mack School of Law at Drexel University.

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  • Jo Chang

    Co-op Profile Jo Chang

    September 17, 2012

    Drexel junior Jo Chang never thought when she enrolled at Drexel she would be living and working in the nation’s capital.

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  • Law professor Karl Okamoto

    Drexel Law Professor Creates First MOOC to Teach Business Acquisition Skills

    September 17, 2012

    Law students, practicing attorneys and anyone interested in business acquisitions will be able to polish their transactional lawyering skills thanks to a new massive open online course (MOOC) created by Karl Okamoto, a professor in the Earle Mack School of Law at Drexel University. While some of the nation’s most elite universities are collaborating to offer a variety of courses through MOOCs, this will be among the first law school courses delivered in this way.

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  • Dr. Douglas J. Futuyma, distinguished professor of ecology and evolution at the State University of New York at Stony Brook

    Academy of Natural Sciences Joseph Leidy Award Goes to a Stony Brook Evolutionary Biologist

    September 13, 2012

    A leading evolutionary biologist whose textbooks on evolution are widely read by college students around the country will receive the prestigious Joseph Leidy Award, the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University announced today.

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  • Drexel Board of Trustees Appoints New Members

    September 12, 2012

    Drexel University recently announced six new appointments to its Board of Trustees.

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  • Drexel Advances in 2013 US News Rankings

    September 12, 2012

    For the fifth consecutive year, Drexel University has made the “Up-and-Coming” list of national universities that have achieved the “most promising and innovative changes in academics, faculty, students, campus or facilities,” according to U.S.News & World Report for the 2013 edition of “America’s Best Colleges.” Drexel is ranked third out of only 16 universities in the country on the list, according to the survey report. In overall rankings Drexel advanced from 88th to 83rd place. 

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  • Child Hunger Expert Mariana Chilton Available to Comment on Poverty and Food Insecurity

    September 12, 2012

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  • Dean Allen Sabinson

    What Im Reading Allen Sabinson

    September 12, 2012

    Despite a busy schedule and packing for the move, Westphal College Dean Allen Sabinson found time to read The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York by Robert A. Caro.

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  • Math Forum

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

    September 11, 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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  • What Makes A Masterpiece? Renowned Dance Critic Will Discuss at Drexel

    September 10, 2012

    Internationally renowned dance critic Deborah Jowitt will explore the topic “What Makes A Masterpiece?” on Thursday, October 4 from 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at the Mandell Theater (33rd and Chestnuts Sts.), hosted by the dance program in Drexel University’s Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design. The event is free and open to the public.

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  • Alison Novak

    QandA-Alison Novak

    September 5, 2012

    DrexelNow spoke with Ph.D. student Alison Novak about the effect of political attack ads bombarding the general public this election season.

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    Dean Marla Gold Steps Down

    September 5, 2012

    Marla Gold is stepping down as dean of the School of Public Health, a position she's held for the past decade.

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  • James Hamalian

    Co-op Profile James Hamalian

    September 5, 2012

    This fall, junior James Hamalian will return to classes with more than books and pens in hand. Thanks to his co-op experience, he will return with a new working-world understanding of the concepts being taught in his classes.

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