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  • September

    • Emma Hirt at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania

      Bringing History to New Audiences

      September 16, 2022

      Senior global studies major Emma Hirt spent the spring and summer as a Programs Assistant Co-op at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, where she used social media to introduce the organization's work to a younger audience—and went viral in the process.

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  • June

    • Students in Hagerty Library stand around the Drexel Cartonera exhibition of handmade cardboard books

      Spanish Course Brings Latin American Activism to Campus With “Drexel Cartonera: Memorias al Carton”

      June 07, 2022

      One might expect a written exam to wrap up their class for the quarter. But students in Celeste Dolores Mann’s Spanish 410 course—Performing Spanish: Proficiency Through the Arts—had to think outside the box for their final. Rather, they had to use the box, sourcing cardboard for their projects. Because her course was focused on the performing arts in Latin America and Spain, and the coursework was writing-intensive, Mann decided a creative final project was the way to go.

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  • January

    • Chris Bolden-Newsome and Lessons of Da Land participants gather in the picnic area and read passages from The Cooking Gene by Michael Twitty

      Resilience & Joy: Lessons of Da Land

      January 12, 2022

      Led by environmental science major Alexis Wiley, a twelve-week cocurricular program introduced Drexel students and community members to food sovereignty and land justice issues in Black Philadelphia. The course also moved outside of the classroom and offered a hands-on participatory experience. Working with local community partners, students supplemented their coursework with harvesting, planting, seedkeeping, land rebuilding and food preparation workshops to better understand the Lessons of Da Land.

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    • MedTech Innovation I Parallels Industry Ecosystems Through Diverse, Global Classroom

      January 04, 2022

      It takes a lot more than engineering to bring a new medical device to market, and Drexel students from various academic backgrounds can learn this firsthand alongside students from continents away and while working with real companies and potential investors.

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