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  • September

    • Student Jobs Available

      September 25, 2014

      The holidays will be here before you know it, which means it’s time to start saving money for all those presents, parties and flights to visit family and friends! Lucky for you, the College of Arts and Sciences and the departments of Physics and Psychology are hiring

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  • August

    • Start Talking Science Philadelphia 2014

      Drexel Professor Creates Start Talking Science Event

      August 12, 2014

      Philadelphians will soon get their newest opportunity to meet local scientists and learn about exciting advances in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in the region, through an event created by a Drexel professor, called “Start Talking Science.”

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    • "The Terminator"

      The Top 10 Sci-Fi Movies, According to One Drexel Expert

      August 08, 2014

      What does Drexel physics professor Dave Goldberg, PhD, have in common with George R. R. Martin, Stephen King and Guillermo del Toro? They all recently helped rank ‘The 100 best sci-fi movies’ for Time Out magazine.

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  • July

    • Three Drexel Faculty Members on Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researchers List

      July 07, 2014

      Three Drexel University faculty members earned the distinction of being ranked among the most cited researchers in their respective fields according to Thomson Reuters’ “Highly Cited Researchers 2014” list. Gordon Richards, PhD, a professor in theCollege of Arts and Sciences, Yury Gogotsi, PhD, Distinguished University and Trustee Chair professor in the College of Engineering, and Peter DeCarlo, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Engineering and College of Arts and Sciences, were included on the list of 3,215 distinguished researchers compiled by the international media and information company.

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    • Richards Recognized as "Highly Cited Researcher 2014"

      July 07, 2014

      Gordon Richards, associate professor of Physics, CoAS, has been recognized as a "Highly Cited Researcher 2014" by Thomson-Reuters. According to ScienceWatch, “spotlighting some of the standout researchers of the last decade, Thomson Reuters has launched Highly Cited Researchers, a compilation of influential names in science.” Highly Cited Researchers 2014, as described by Thomson-Reuters, represents some of world’s leading scientific minds. Over three thousand researchers earned the distinction by writing the greatest numbers of reports officially designated by Essential Science Indicators℠ as Highly Cited Papers— ranking among the top 1% most cited for their subject field and year of publication, earning them the mark of exceptional impact.

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  • June

    • Student Job Opportunities

      June 20, 2014

      Looking for some extra summer cash? Apply for a work-study position with the physics department, psychology department, or Judaic Studies Program.

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    • Kelly Douglass Wins Chambliss Astronomy Achievement Award

      June 11, 2014

      Kelly Douglass, doctoral candidate, was the recipient of one of the five Chambliss Astronomy Achievement Student Award at the 224th meeting of the American Astronomical Society. The Astronomy Achievement Student Awards recognize exemplary research by undergraduate and graduate students who present at one of the poster sessions at the meetings of the AAS. Awardees are honored with a Chambliss medal. Kelly presented "Gas-phase Metallicity of Void Dwarf Galaxies." Her thesis advisor Prof. Michael Vogeley co-authored this work.

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    • The Silence of the Xenon

      June 05, 2014

      Half a mile beneath the desert of Carlsbad, New Mexico, a once-dense tube of super-chilled liquid xenon has been drained, its contents warmed and waiting in temporary storage bottles.

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    • Kelly Douglass Wins TA Excellence Award Two Years in a Row

      June 02, 2014

      Kelly Douglass, doctoral candidate, won a Teaching Assistant Excellence Award. The award was presented by the Office of Graduate Students on May 30, 2014.

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  • May

  • April

    • Max Henderson Wins Award at Drexel Research Day 2014

      April 11, 2014

      Doctoral candidate Maxwell Henderson won first prize in the Computation and Bio-Modeling category at this year Drexel Research Day. He presented “Model for aging and cognitive decline” and his advisor is Prof. Luis Cruz Cruz.

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    • Jeremy Gaison Named 2014 Goldwater Scholar and Matthew Parsons Recognized with Honorable Mention

      April 07, 2014

      Jeremy Gaison, physics and mathematics junior, has achieved national distinction as a recipient of the prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. The Scholars were selected on the basis of academic merit from a field of 1,166 mathematics, science, and engineering students who were nominated by the faculties of colleges and universities nationwide. Jeremy plans on earning a Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics and to conduct research in particle cosmology and mathematical physics while teaching at the university level.

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    • Yi-Hsuan Lin Won Prestigious NSF Graduate Fellowship

      April 07, 2014

      Physics graduate student Yi-Hsuan (Cindy) Lin has been awarded a three-year National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship for her proposal “Liquid Xenon Detector for Neutrinoless Double Beta Decay with EXO-200 and nEXO”. Cindy is advised by Assistant Professor Michelle Dolinski.

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  • March

  • February

  • January

    • McMillan Named Interim Head of Physics

      January 08, 2014

      After 17 successful years, Michel Vallières, PhD, has decided to step down as head of the Department of Physics. Accomplished astrophysicist Steve McMillan, PhD, has been named interim department head.

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