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January

  • Tale of the Mysterious Manuscripts, Illustration by Drexel Student Natalie Vaughn ’18

    Field Notes

    January 16, 2018

    The Unsung, Unpublished Adventures of Drexel Researchers in the Field

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  • Drexel Sociology Alumni Christopher Bonnaig

    Student Spotlight: Christopher Bonnaig, BA Sociology ‘15

    January 16, 2018

    Christopher Bonnaig graduated from Drexel University in 2015, with a major in Sociology and a minor in Communication, Magna Cum Laude. He is currently in law school at the Georgetown University Law Center. During his time at Drexel, Christopher participated in a co-op at the Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney General in the Bureau of Consumer Protection.  He describes his co-op experience as the “perfect marriage of my academic interest in Sociology and professional interest in a legal career”, and lauds his supervisors as “incredibly helpful mentors”, who he still keeps in touch with today.

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  • Ethics of Algorithms

    NSF-Backed Study Investigates the Ethics of Algorithms

    January 08, 2018

    Computer algorithms — the sequences of instructions or rules computers follow to solve problems — influence many aspects of our lives, from the products we buy to the people we date and even the jobs we are offered. But who makes algorithms and code, and how do their values translate into the work they do? That's what Kelly Joyce, PhD, wanted to find out in 2013, when she and a fellow researcher were awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation for their study, The Ethics of Algorithms.

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