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2020

  • September

  • August

    • Drexel Dragon Logo Blue

      CoAS Accomplishments in Brief

      August 26, 2020

      We are pleased to recognize the recent grants, publications, presentations, awards and honors of the members of the College of Arts and Sciences.

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  • July

    • Drexel Dragon Logo Blue

      CoAS Accomplishments in Brief

      July 27, 2020

      We are pleased to recognize the recent grants, publications, presentations, awards and honors of the members of the College of Arts and Sciences.

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    • Drexel University's 8th Annual Celebration of Faculty Authors -- June 2, 2020

      CoAS Shines at Annual Celebration of Drexel Authors

      July 22, 2020

      In June, Drexel University gathered virtually to recognize over 100 accomplished authors and editors in its eighth-annual Celebrating Drexel Authors event. Members of the College of Arts and Sciences featured prominently in the event, including professors, graduate students and alumni from across several departments.

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    • multi-ethnic hands - Our world can't wait.

      CoAS Creates New Role: Associate Dean of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

      July 22, 2020

      The College of Arts and Sciences is pleased to announce that it will appoint an internal candidate to the new role of Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, with an expected start date of September 1, 2020. This new position will report directly to the Dean and become a member of the Dean’s Leadership Team, a group comprising Department Heads, Associate Deans and Directors.

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  • June

    • Drexel Dragon Logo Blue

      CoAS Accomplishments in Brief

      June 10, 2020

      We are pleased to recognize the recent grants, publications, presentations, awards and honors of the members of the College of Arts and Sciences.

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    • Hands on chain fence

      Psychology R3 Grant to Address Youth Confinement Amid COVID-19

      June 05, 2020

      Correctional facilities have emerged as hotspots for the spread of COVID-19, and confined youth face an increased risk of COVID-19 infection. Given the overrepresentation of youth of color in correctional facilities, the disproportionate infection and mortality rate of COVID-19 among communities of color is compounded for these youth.

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      College of Arts and Sciences Tenure and Promotion

      June 05, 2020

      We are pleased to announce faculty promotions and tenure appointments in the College of Arts and Sciences. Please join us in congratulating the following faculty members!

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  • April

    • Research looking at monitor, running an EEG test session.

      Aha! + Aaaah: Creative Insight Triggers a Neural Reward Signal

      April 09, 2020

      A new neuroimaging study out of Drexel University's Creativity Research Lab points to an answer of what may have driven the evolutionary development of creativity.

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    • Graphic: Covid-19 Resource List by clinical psychology PhD student Kelsey Clark

      Psychology PhD Student Creates COVID-19 Resource List

      April 07, 2020

      As the ripple effects of the COVID-19 pandemic continued to spread, clinical psychology PhD student Kelsey Clark was inspired by her training as both a scientist and a clinical practitioner to do something. She created the COIVD-19 Resource List — now stretching over 400 items long — to connect the public with a range of resources, with a focus on mental health.

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    • Drexel Dragon Logo Blue

      CoAS Accomplishments in Brief

      April 03, 2020

      We are pleased to recognize the recent grants, publications, presentations, awards and honors of the members of the College of Arts and Sciences.

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  • March

  • February

    • Drexel Dragon Logo Blue

      CoAS Accomplishments in Brief

      February 03, 2020

      We are pleased to recognize the recent grants, publications, presentations, awards and honors of the members of the College of Arts and Sciences.

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    • Group of women exercising outdoors

      Drexel Study: Physical Activity is Good for Your Appetite, Too

      February 03, 2020

      Researchers from the Center for Weight, Eating and Lifestyle Science (WELL Center) in the College of Arts and Sciences at Drexel University found exercise to be a protective factor in a study where participants in a weight loss program, who were following a reduced-calorie diet, engaged in exercise in their real-world environments.

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  • January

    • "Self-Portrait" by Francis Martin Drexel. Oil on canvas, 1817. It's believed to have been painted in Dornbirn and brought with 25-year-old Francis Martin that year to America. Today, this painting can be found at Drexel University. Photo courtesy The Drexel Collection.

      Hidden Treasures: America’s First Drexel

      January 22, 2020

      In the early 19th century, the University’s founder’s father, Francis Martin Drexel, left his native Austria to become a famous portrait painter in America. He ended up creating a banking dynasty that led to the creation and funding of Drexel University.

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    • Chris and Art Nezu.

      Employee Spotlight: The Nezus

      January 21, 2020

      Drexel psychology professors and husband-and-wife team Art and Christine Nezu celebrated 30 years at the University last year — and 36-plus years of marriage.

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    • Florette Press (right), an academic advisor for the College of Arts and Sciences, helped third-year student Elizabeth Warnock (right) through major transitions her freshman year.

      Major-switcher Memoirs: Meet a Dragon Who Declared Four Different Majors Her First Year at Drexel

      January 17, 2020

      Similar to national trends, more than one-third of Drexel undergraduate students change their major at least once. Like Elizabeth Warnock, who, after three failed switches within two different colleges her freshman year, found the elusive perfect fit she’d been seeking.

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      CoAS Accomplishments in Brief

      January 08, 2020

      We are pleased to recognize the recent grants, publications, presentations, awards and honors of the members of the College of Arts and Sciences.

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    • David DeMatteo, JD, PhD, ABPP - Becoming a Forensic Psychologist

      How to Become a Forensic Psychologist

      January 06, 2020

      Aided by depictions in the media and popular culture, forensic psychology is a rapidly growing field. However, there are still many misconceptions about what it means to be a forensic psychologist — and how to become one. A team from Drexel’s Department of Psychology sought to address the lack of career guidance and widen access to the field in the new book “Becoming a Forensic Psychologist,” published by Routledge.

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