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  • November

    • Jason Orne, PhD and Jennifer Stanford, PhD

      Four CoAS Projects Funded in Support of Racial Equity

      November 18, 2020

      This summer, Drexel University’s Office of Research and Innovation funded projects by 22 faculty and staff across the university from its Rapid Response Research and Development Fund, which was designated for urgent action, short-term projects focused on racial equity. Learn more about the funded projects out of the College of Arts and Sciences, and how the researchers are tackling issues from bystandership among police officers to inclusive teaching practices.

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    • Drexel-Funded Research Examines Racial Equity On and Off Campus

      November 09, 2020

      The University supported 22 projects focused on societal challenges in communities and within Drexel itself.

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  • October

  • September

    • Changing STEM Representation Trends Through the Philadelphia AMP Alliance

      September 21, 2020

      The Greater Philadelphia Region Alliance for Minority Participation (Philadelphia AMP) was started in 1994 through National Science Foundation funding and a Drexel alum's efforts. As host institution for the alliance for over 20 years, Drexel continues to support Dragons and spearhead regional STEM representation change through programming, funding, opportunities and mentorship.

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  • July

    • CASTLE Launches Faculty Fellows Program

      July 06, 2020

      Through the CASTLE Faculty Fellows Program, CASTLE endeavors to assist the Drexel community in promoting teaching excellence to foster student learning and to ensure high value learning experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • June

    • CASTLE Remote Teaching Grant Recipients

      June 12, 2020

      Congratulations to the recipients of CASTLE Remote Teaching Grants, supported by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute! The goal of these grants is to support development and implementation of remote STEM teaching initiatives and active learning pedagogies for the summer 2020 term. We are excited to hear and help recipients to share the outcomes of these remote STEM teaching initiatives!

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    • CASTLE Faculty Fellows

      June 11, 2020

      CASTLE has selected six faculty members to serve as Faculty Fellows for the Summer 2020 term, with support from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. CASTLE Faculty Fellows will support Drexel faculty who teach undergraduate STEM courses in implementing effective online/remote teaching and learning to ensure high value learning experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • May

    • Faun Rockcliffe

      CASTLE Welcomes Faun Rockcliffe to the team!

      May 27, 2020

      CASTLE welcomes Faun Rockliffe to the position of Assistant Director of Assessment. Faun's roles include the development of assessment instruments for the evaluation of STEM courses, educational programs, and initiatives; coordination of data collection, analyses, report and publication writing; providing grant writing support, and working with grant program directors to develop, maintain, and conduct assessment activities and plans to allow for effective program evaluation.

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    • Thant Soe headshot

      CASTLE ExPERT Fellow, Thant Soe, wins Outstanding PhD Award

      May 08, 2020

      CASTLE congratulates  Mi Thant Mon Soe for receiving the 2020 College of Engineering Award for Outstanding PhD Student. Thant is an active member of the CASTLE community and has participated in several CASTLE initiatives including PROFESS, Drexel CIRTL, and serving as an ExPERTS Fellow. 

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    • Dr. Fontecchio on stage at CIRTL Forum

      Dr. Fontecchio elected Acting Director of CIRTL Network

      May 04, 2020

      Dr. Adam Fontecchio, Professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department and Director of Drexel's Center for the Advancement of STEM Teaching and Learning Excellence (CASTLE), has been elected Acting Director of CIRTL Network.

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