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  • Adrienne Juarascio

    At Drexel, Psychology Grad Student Carves Her Own Niche

    March 29, 2013

    Grad student Adrienne Juarscio has devoted her time at Drexel to developing new and more effective treatments for eating disorders. She'll receive a prestigious award in her field this summer in recognition of her work. Read More
  • Yaba Blay

    What I’m Reading: Yaba Blay

    March 27, 2013

    Dr. Yaba Blay, professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, recently made time to read18 Minutes: Find Your Focus, Master Distraction, and Get the Right Things Done by Peter Bregman,  which examines the disadvantages of multitasking and long to-do lists.

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  • GOP

    Q&A with Bill Rosenberg: The GOP Seeks a New Way Forward

    March 25, 2013

    After a difficult election season that ended in a presidential loss, Republicans are evaluating their messaging in an effort to win over those who voted Democrat in November. Professor Bill Rosenberg weighs in on the party’s efforts to reconnect with the public, and what it might mean for the future of conservative politics. Read More
  • Denise Way and Amira Clemens

    Nursing Professors Running for a Cause

    March 20, 2013

    A few years ago, adjunct professor Denise Way made a promise to herself. After being diagnosed with breast cancer, she committed to staying active. This past February, Way and a colleague, fellow adjunct professor Amira Clemens, participated in the Donna Deegan National Marathon to Finish Breast Cancer in Jacksonville, Fla. Read More
  • Philly films

    Q&A with Allen Sabinson: The Cap on Pennsylvania's Film Tax Credit Program

    March 13, 2013

    Gov. Tom Corbett recently rejected a request from actor Bradley Cooper to shoot a film in Philadelphia due to the city's exhaustion of its film tax credits for 2012-13. DrexelNow checked in with Westphal Dean Allen Sabinson to find out more about the implications of this decision and the story behind Pennsylvania's film tax credit program.

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  • sustainability business course

    At LeBow, A New Focus on Sustainability

    March 13, 2013

    LeBow College of Business is preparing its students to excel in the eco-conscious business world, with new courses focused on sustainability. Read More
  • School District of Philadelphia

    Q&A with Tina Richardson: After Closings, What Comes Next for Philadelphia's Public Schools?

    March 13, 2013

    Last week, the Philadelphia School Reform Commission ordered the closing of 23 Philadelphia School District schools. Drexel's Tina Richardson spoke with DrexelNow about why the public has reacted so strongly to the closings, whether the process was flawed, and how the remaining schools can best welcome the reassigned students.

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  • Vanessa Morris

    What I’m Reading: Vanessa Morris

    March 11, 2013

    Vanessa Irvin Morris, an assistant teaching professor of library and information science, said she’s been waiting for answers from author Sister Souljah for over a decade. Now, after reading Souljah’s A Deeper Love Inside: The Porsche Santiaga Story, she finally has the answers she’s been waiting for.       

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  • Men's basketball CAA Tournament 2013

    Drexel Rally Comes Up Short in 60-54 CAA Tournament Loss to George Mason

    March 11, 2013

    Drexel's (13-18) rally from a 15-point deficit came up short as it fell to George Mason (18-13) in the opening round of the CAA Tournament, 60-54, this past weekend. Read More
  • Hugo Chavez

    Q&A With George Ciccariello-Maher: The Death of Hugo Chávez

    March 6, 2013

    Hugo Chávez, longtime president of Venezuela and one of the most polarizing figures in world politics, passed away on Monday after a long battle with cancer. George Ciccariello-Maher, an assistant professor in Drexel’s Department of History & Politics and a leading expert on Venezuelan politics, spoke with DrexelNow after Chávez’s death to address the deceased leader’s legacy and what comes next for a country facing an uncertain future.

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  • Michael Yudell

    What I'm Reading: Michael Yudell

    March 6, 2013

    Drexel’s Michael Yudell was never a fan of Stephen King. But that changed when he took on chance on King’s recent 11/22/63, a novel with an interesting perspective on American history. Read More
  • Men's basketball CAA Tournament 2013

    Men’s Basketball Opens CAA Tournament on Saturday vs. George Mason

    March 4, 2013

    The postseason begins for the Drexel men's basketball team on Saturday as they face George Mason in the opening round of the Colonial Athletic Association Tournament. Read More
  • Dr. Gloria Donnelly

    What I’m Reading: Gloria Donnelly

    March 4, 2013

    As dean of the College of Nursing and Health Professions, Gloria Donnelly certainly has enough to keep her occupied—but that doesn’t stop her from indulging in a number of books on her Kindle. She is currently reading three that explore the concepts of ignorance and wrongness. Read More
  • Marissa Mayer

    Q&A with Susan Epstein: The Impact of Marissa Mayer's Work-From-Home Ban

    March 4, 2013

    Drexel business professor Susan Epstein weighs in on the implication of Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer's recent ban on employees working from home and what it means for employee morale.

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  • rising gas prices

    Q&A with Shawkat Hammoudeh: The Early Surge in Gas Prices

    March 4, 2013

    Much to the dismay of American drivers, the price of gasoline started an upward climb earlier than usual this year. DrexelNow looked to professor Shawkat Hammoudeh to learn more about the early spike in price and when we might see some relief. Read More
  • David Innis

    It's Personal: Grad Student Enjoys Drexel Experience on the West Coast

    March 1, 2013

    After surveying 18 schools in the Sacramento region, David Inniss chose Drexel Sacramento’s Ed.D. in educational leadership management program. Drexel answered the call, he said, in his seach for "a quality school in terms of reputation and brand name."

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