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  • Sumita Gangwani, Environmental Studies, Drexel University

    Rising Leaders: Sumita Gangwani

    January 25, 2019

    Sumita Gangwani has taken her passion for sustainability into diverse roles — studying green energy in Iceland, researching the politics of energy development in Philadelphia, and influencing sustainable retail policies on co-op in Washington, D.C. As an on-campus leader, she has advocated for Drexel to remain committed to its environmental initiatives and has helped empower new Dragons as a student ambassador and mentor.

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  • Nicholas Barber

    Follow My Lead: Nicholas Barber

    January 24, 2019

    For recent alumnus Nicholas Barber, science doesn’t end with discovery. A good scientist, he believes, uses research to inform policy, improve communities and mitigate harm to our planet. After five years at Drexel University — a journey brimming with awards, mentorship experiences and research — Barber is now studying earth science on a full scholarship at the University of Cambridge as the second Gates Cambridge scholar in Drexel history.

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  • Scientists walking across a glacier

    Antarctic Paleontological Expedition: Week 7

    January 22, 2019

    Windy days at our Deception Glacier camp made for challenging working conditions, but nonetheless we got some good work done to wrap up our field season.

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  • Ted Daeschler Mountain 220

    Striking It With Fossil Trove: Week Six

    January 14, 2019

    Weather this week has been clear but cold and windy. We’ve explored about 10 miles from camp around Alligator Peak, with some good finds of dense bone beds of Devonian fish remains.

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  • Snowmobile Training 220

    Finding Fossil Fish in Antarctica: Week 5

    January 07, 2019

    Week 5 in Antarctica started with clear skies but strong winds creating dangerous wind chills. Winds dropped to more normal levels after a couple of days, and we’ve gotten several good workdays on the rock outcrops.

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  • Book and notebook open on a table in a library

    Spring Courses

    January 04, 2019

    Explore celebrity philanthropy and activism, identify birds in local parks and reserves, and examine the media’s portrayal of environmental issues in these new and noteworthy spring courses.

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  • Drexel Dragon Logo Blue

    CoAS Accomplishments in Brief

    January 03, 2019

    We are pleased to recognize the recent grants, publications, presentations, awards and honors of the members of the College of Arts and Sciences.

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