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June

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    A Change of Scenery — and Careers

    June 27, 2017

    Nathan Clarke traveled a long way — 9412 miles to be exact — to find himself at Drexel University. As a study abroad student, Clarke had a very clear idea of the kind of experience he wanted to have when he left his home in Melbourne, Australia. His Drexel experience not only checked all the right boxes, but also led to an unexpected career change.

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    College of Arts and Sciences Tenure, Promotion and Awards

    June 26, 2017

    The mission of the College of Arts and Sciences and the University could not be accomplished without the dedication and support of our faculty members. It is their pursuit of excellence in teaching, research and scholarship that reinforces our position as a modern liberal arts college, and enhances our University’s reputation as a world-class research institution.

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  • Publicity photo of Chuck Barris promoting the June 14, 1976 premiere of the NBC reality talent show "The Gong Show." Photo courtesy NBC Television.

    ABC’s Revived ‘Gong Show’ Pays Tribute to Drexel Alumnus’ Vision

    June 26, 2017

    “The Gong Show,” started by Chuck Barris ’53 in 1976, got a reboot this summer with a new incarnation airing on ABC.

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    25 Faces 25 Years: Ira Taffer

    June 06, 2017

    From the age of three, Ira Taffer knew that he wanted to be a chemist — at least, that’s how his mother tells it. What he may not have known was how big a role Drexel would play in shaping his path. He has been a student, co-op employer, Baiada Institute mentor, advisory board member, Alumni Association chair, and then, coming full circle in 2013, interim head of Drexel’s Department of Chemistry.

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