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2015

  • December

    • Byrd Stadium at University of Maryland

      What’s in a Name? At UMD, a Hurtful History of Segregation

      December 09, 2015

      Amidst a flurry of protests across the country – from the University of Pennsylvania to Princeton University and the University of Kentucky – by students calling for the renaming of campus buildings and programs due to racial concerns, the president of the University of Maryland has recommended that the University’s football stadium be renamed. It was research by a Drexel professor that helped to inform that decision.

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  • July

    • Finding a Major That Fits

      July 14, 2015

      When it comes to choosing the path to your career, Lloyd Ackert firmly believes in exploration. As a young man, he headed to the University of Minnesota with the intention of studying English. That changed.

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  • March

    • Turning “Us” and “Them” into “We” Again: Former UN Ambassador Will Discuss American Community

      March 19, 2015

      In a public discussion, entitled “Renewing the American “We”: What We Owe James Wilson,”
      Ambassador Joseph M. Torsella (Ret.), distinguished visiting fellow in the Center for Public Policy in Drexel University’s College of Arts and Sciences, will share his thoughts on how we can – and why we must – renew our sense of American community in polarized times and what “forgotten founder” and Pennsylvania native James Wilson has to say about our current situation. The event will take place at the National Constitution Center’s Kirby Auditorium (525 Arch St., Philadelphia) on Wednesday, April 1 at 6:30 p.m.

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