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  • DPG Contest Announcement

    February 10, 2014

    The Department of English and Philosophy announces the 7th annual DPG Essay Contest. The contest is open to current Drexel students in all majors. There is no entry fee. Categories are the Zelda Provenzano Endowed STEM Award; Humanities; Social Sciences; and Graduate Student Essay. There are a number of prizes in each of the categories, including Drexel University Bookstore gift cards and an Amazon Kindle Fire HD! Winning essays will be considered for publication in The 33rd.

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  • The Value of a Humanities┬áDegree

    February 06, 2014

    During a speech last week at a Wisconsin General Electric plant, President Obama reiterated his support for the manufacturing industry, encouraging young people to pursue a technical education – while simultaneously slighting humanities disciplines.

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  • Co-Authoring a Memoir With a Grammy Award-Winning Artist: A Q&A With Rachel Wenrick

    February 04, 2014

    For most writers, publishing with one of the largest publishing houses in the world is the ultimate dream. For Rachel Wenrick, associate teaching professor of English at Drexel, that's just the tip of the iceberg.

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