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Events Calendar

  • Write With Us: Faculty and Staff Writing Retreat

    Friday, February 23, 2024

    11:00 AM-12:30 PM

    Via Zoom or in-person at the City View Lounge, MacAlister Hall, 6th floor

    • Faculty
    • Staff
    Every Friday, we will gather to set a goal, focus, and write. Find productivity –and maybe joy– in the company of Drexel friends and colleagues. Join us on Zoom or in-person at the City View Lounge, MacAlister Hall, 6th floor. All faculty and staff members are welcome, regardless of employment status or type of project.
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  • MATH 117 Study Booster Sessions

    Tuesday, February 27, 2024

    5:00 PM-7:00 PM

    Drexel University Korman Hall, Room 207 15 South 33rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

    • Undergraduate Students

    Grab your thinking cap and join the MATH 117 Study Booster sessions on January 30 and February 27 from 5–7 p.m. in Korman Hall, room 207.

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  • MATH 100 Study Booster Session

    Tuesday, February 27, 2024

    5:00 PM-7:00 PM

    Drexel University Korman Hall, Room 207 15 South 33rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

    • Undergraduate Students

    Grab your thinking cap and join the MATH 100 Study Booster sessions on January 30 and February 27 from 5–7 p.m. in Korman Hall, room 207.

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  • MATH 100–200 Tutoring Sessions

    Tuesday, February 27, 2024

    8:00 PM-9:00 PM

    Kelly Hall Commons Classroom 203 N. 34th Street Philadelphia, PA 19104

    • Undergraduate Students

    Calling all Drexel students who’d like some help with math! Join us for MATH 100–200 tutoring sessions from 8-9 p.m. on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, in the Kelly Residence Hall's Commons Classroom.

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  • Book Launch: Masculinities+

    Wednesday, February 28, 2024

    3:00 PM-4:30 PM

    Curtis 351

    • Undergraduate Students
    • Graduate Students
    • Senior Class
    • International Students
    • LGBTQA Community
    • Faculty
    • Staff
    • Alumni
     
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  • Chemistry Seminar

    Thursday, February 29, 2024

    11:00 AM-12:30 PM

    Join us on Thursday, February 29th at 11am for our third seminar of the Winter term! Guest lecturer, Dr. Nicholas Meanwell, will be joining us from the Baruch S. Blumberg Institute!
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  • MATH 121 Study Booster Session

    Thursday, February 29, 2024

    2:00 PM-4:00 PM

    Drexel University Korman Hall, Room 207 15 South 33rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

    • Undergraduate Students

    Grab your thinking cap and join the MATH 121 Study Booster sessions on February 1 and February 29 from 2–4 p.m. in Korman Hall, room 207.

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  • MATH 101 Study Booster Sessions

    Thursday, February 29, 2024

    2:00 PM-4:00 PM

    Drexel University Korman Hall, Room 207 15 South 33rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

    • Undergraduate Students

    Grab your thinking cap and join the MATH 101 Study Booster sessions on February 1 and February 29 from 2–4 p.m. in Korman Hall, room 207.

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  • MATH 122 Study Booster Sessions

    Thursday, February 29, 2024

    4:00 PM-7:00 PM

    Drexel University Korman Hall, Room 207 15 South 33rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

    • Undergraduate Students

    Grab your thinking cap and join the MATH 122 Study Booster sessions on February 1 and February 29 from 4–7 p.m. in Korman Hall, room 207.

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  • 2024 DEGS Pre-Conference Workshop: How to Write an Effective Abstract

    Tuesday, March 5, 2024

    4:00 PM-5:00 PM

    Virtual via Zoom (Registration Required)

    • Everyone
    • Graduate Students

    With Dan Driscoll, MA, Coordinator of Writing Curriculum Initiatives for the University Writing Program and Teaching Professor of English in the College of Arts and Sciences

    Description: This workshop will provide a model for abstract writing that can be adapted to meet the needs of various disciplines and projects. Students will be able to begin drafting an abstract—or work on an existing draft—during the session.

    Please note that some programs/departments/disciplines may have specific guidance on or requirements for abstract writing. This session is meant to provide general, interdisciplinary guidance in accordance with the requirements for submission to the annual Drexel Emerging Graduate Scholars (DEGS) Conference.

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  • Virtual Information Session Public Policy & Environmental Policy Master's Programs

    Wednesday, March 6, 2024

    12:00 PM-1:00 PM

    Virtual

    • Everyone

    Learn more about Drexel University's master's programs in Public Policy and Environmental Policy during this virtual information session. Faculty and staff from the Center for Public Policy will offer insights into the degree programs and field any questions you may have.

    We look forward to meeting you!

    Registration

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  • STS Works in Progress Series

    Wednesday, March 6, 2024

    12:30 PM-1:50 PM

    3101 Market Focus Group Room 213

    • Everyone

    Kelly Bronson, PhD
    Assistant Professor
    School of Sociological and Anthropological Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences
    University of Ottawa

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  • Chemistry Seminar

    Thursday, March 7, 2024

    11:00 AM-12:30 PM

    Drexel University Disque Hall 109 OR Zoom

    • Undergraduate Students
    • Graduate Students
    • Faculty
    • Staff
    Join us on Thursday, March 7th at 11am for our fourth seminar of the Winter term! Guest lecturer Alan Shaffer will be joining us from GSK!
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  • Research Day – Department of Biodiversity, Earth and Environmental Science

    Thursday, March 7, 2024

    1:00 PM-5:00 PM

    Drexel's Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building (PISB) 3245 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19104

    • Undergraduate Students
    • Graduate Students
    • Faculty
    • Staff
    • Alumni

    Help celebrate student-led discovery at the BEES Research Day on March 7, 2024, in Drexel’s Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building (PISB). This event is free and open to all Drexel students, alumni, faculty and staff. Come out and support graduate and undergraduate students who will present their research posters and give talks about a broad range of topics they are actively exploring as members of the Department of Biodiversity, Earth and Environmental Science (BEES).

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  • Kaczmarczik Lecture: The James Webb Space Telescope

    Thursday, March 7, 2024

    1:00 PM-2:30 PM

    Drexel University Bossone Research Center, Mitchell Auditorium 3141 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 Google Map – https://maps.app.goo.gl/LJsozhEmAFxbFidS6

    • Everyone

    The world is in an extraordinary era of astronomy thanks to the James Webb Space Telescope, a revolutionary and powerful observatory launched in late 2021. The Webb Space Telescope offers unprecedented sensitivity and enables detailed studies of planets across our Solar System, distant exoplanets around cool stars, and regions where stars form and die. It's abilities extend even further, ranging out to study galaxies near and far, getting closer than ever to the era after the Big Bang.

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  • Virtual Information Session Public Policy & Environmental Policy Master's Programs

    Thursday, March 14, 2024

    12:00 PM-1:00 PM

    Virtual

    • Everyone

    Learn more about Drexel University's master's programs in Public Policy and Environmental Policy during this virtual information session. Faculty and staff from the Center for Public Policy will offer insights into the degree programs and field any questions you may have.

    We look forward to meeting you!

    Registration

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  • FINAL EXAM STUDY BOOSTER – MATH 101

    Friday, March 15, 2024

    2:00 PM-4:00 PM

    Drexel University Korman Hall, Room 207 15 South 33rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

    • Undergraduate Students

    Calling all cool cats and kittens – it's time to prepare for finals. You are invited to join the MATH 101 Final Exam Study Booster session on March 15 from 2–4 p.m. in Korman Hall, room 207.

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  • FINAL EXAM STUDY BOOSTER – MATH 102

    Monday, March 18, 2024

    10:00 AM-12:00 PM

    Drexel University Korman Hall, Room 207 15 South 33rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

    • Undergraduate Students

    Calling all cool cats and kittens – it's time to prepare for finals. You are invited to join the MATH 102 Final Exam Study Booster session on March 18 from 10a.m.–Noon in Korman Hall, room 207.

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  • FINAL EXAM STUDY BOOSTER – MATH 121

    Monday, March 18, 2024

    2:00 PM-4:00 PM

    Drexel University Korman Hall, Room 207 15 South 33rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

    • Undergraduate Students

    Calling all cool cats and kittens – it's time to prepare for finals. You are invited to join the MATH 121 Final Exam Study Booster session on March 18 from 2–4p.m. in Korman Hall, room 207.

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  • FINAL EXAM STUDY BOOSTER – MATH 117

    Thursday, March 21, 2024

    10:00 AM-12:00 PM

    Drexel University Korman Hall, Room 207 15 South 33rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

    • Undergraduate Students

    Calling all cool cats and kittens – it's time to prepare for finals. You are invited to join the MATH 117 Final Exam Study Booster session on March 21 from 10a.m.–Noon. in Korman Hall, room 207.

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  • FINAL EXAM STUDY BOOSTER – MATH 100

    Thursday, March 21, 2024

    10:00 AM-12:00 PM

    Drexel University Korman Hall, Room 207 15 South 33rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

    • Undergraduate Students

    Calling all cool cats and kittens – it's time to prepare for finals. You are invited to join the MATH 100 Final Exam Study Booster session on March 21 from 10a.m.–Noon. in Korman Hall, room 207.

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  • FINAL EXAM STUDY BOOSTER – MATH 122

    Thursday, March 21, 2024

    12:00 PM-2:00 PM

    Drexel University Korman Hall, Room 207 15 South 33rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

    • Undergraduate Students

    Calling all cool cats and kittens – it's time to prepare for finals. You are invited to join the MATH 122 Final Exam Study Booster session on March 21 from Noon–2 p.m.. in Korman Hall, room 207.

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  • STS Works in Progress Series

    Wednesday, April 3, 2024

    12:30 PM-1:50 PM

    TBD

    • Everyone
    The Center for Science, Technology & Society presents the STS Works in Progress series!
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  • Drexel Writing Festival 2024 – Reading and Discussion with Poet and Essayist Heather Lanier

    Wednesday, April 10, 2024

    7:00 PM-8:30 PM

    Drexel University MacAlister Hall, Room 5051B 3250 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

    • Everyone

    Heather Lanier is a poet, essayist, teacher, speaker, and thrift-store shopper. An assistant professor of creative writing at Rowan University, Lanier is the author of the memoir, Raising a Rare Girl (Penguin Press, July 2020), a New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice, along with two award-winning poetry chapbooks, The Story You Tell Yourself, and Heart-Shaped Bed in Hiroshima. She received a Vermont Creation Grant and an Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award. Her full-length poetry collection, Psalms of Unknowing, is forthcoming from Monkfish Publishing. Heather will be joined by Stacey E. Ake, PhD, PhD, Drexel Teaching Professor of Philosophy.

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  • Drexel Writing Festival 2024 – Reading and Discussion with Iván Monalisa Ojeda, Trans Essayist, Poet

    Monday, April 15, 2024

    3:30 PM-4:50 PM

    Drexel University Rush Building, Room 209 30 N 33rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

    • Everyone

    Iván Monalisa Ojeda was born in the late sixties in southern Chile and grew up on the shores of Lake Llanquihue. He/she studied theater at the University of Chile, in Santiago, and when he/she got his/her degree, Iván Monalisa settled in New York, where he/she currently lives. He/she published an essay collection, La Misma Nota, Forever (Sangria Publishers, 2014) and has written articles for magazines and plays. In addition to being a writer, he/she is a performer and is at work on a novel. Iván Monalisa's pronouns are he/she, his/hers, him/her because he/she considers him/herself to be both genders.

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  • Drexel Writing Festival 2024 – Discussion and Workshop with Mark McBeth, Author of Queer Literacies

    Monday, April 29, 2024

    12:30 PM-1:50 PM

    Drexel University Rush Building, Room 213 30 N 33rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

    • Everyone

    Mark McBeth teaches undergraduates in the English Department at John Jay College of Criminal Justice and PhD candidates at The Graduate Center, CUNY. McBeth specializes in composition and rhetoric at the intersections of literacy studies and Queer theory. His recent book Queer Literacies: Discourses & Discontents examines the homophobic discourses of the 20th century and celebrates the advanced literacy labors –reading, writing, research, and critical response– that Queer literates undertook to upend heteronormative constructions and worldviews. McBeth's former work has looked at Victorian teacher training at Cambridge, UK. In addition, he has published on writing program administration, pedagogy, and similar issues. Mark will be joined by Liz Kimball, PhD, Drexel Assistant Professor of English.

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  • Center for Science, Technology & Society: Works in Progress Series

    Wednesday, May 1, 2024

    12:30 PM-1:50 PM

    3101 Market Focus Group Room 213

    • Everyone

    Amid Mangrove Species: Microbial Extractions and Symbiopolitical Health Experiments

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  • Drexel Writing Festival 2024 – English Accents in Blockbuster TV and Movies with Rachel Reynolds

    Monday, May 6, 2024

    11:00 AM-12:00 PM

    Drexel University MacAlister Hall, Room 5051B 3250 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

    • Everyone

    Rachel Reynolds is an Associate Professor in the Department of Communication at Drexel, where she directs the Minor in Linguistics and also serves as graduate faculty in Communication, Culture & Media graduate programs.  Lately, she has been conducting research on television and social movements, especially around the portrayal of gendered violence.  In 2024, she will be conducting research in the UK on masculinity in British television. Rachel will be joined by Maria Volynsky, Drexel Associate Teaching Professor of English.

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  • Drexel Writing Festival 2024 – Novelist John Vercher Reads From His Book, Devil Is Fine

    Tuesday, May 7, 2024

    3:00 PM-4:00 PM

    The Study at University City – The Drawing Room 20 S 33rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

    • Everyone

    John Vercher’s debut novel, Three-Fifths, was named one of the best books of the year by the Chicago Tribune and Booklist. It was nominated for the Edgar and Strand Magazine Critics’ Awards for Best First Novel. His second novel, After the Lights Go Out, called “shrewd and explosive” by The New York Times, was named a Best Book of Summer 2022 by BookRiot and Publishers Weekly, and named a Booklist Editor’s Choice Best Book of 2022. His third book, Devil is Fine, publishes June 18, 2024 from Celadon Books. John is an Assistant Teaching Professor of English in the Department of English and Philosophy at Drexel.

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  • Drexel Writing Festival 2024 – Meet Barbara Jones, Literary Agent

    Wednesday, May 8, 2024

    3:30 PM-4:30 PM

    The Study at University City – The Drawing Room 20 S 33rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

    • Everyone

    Barbara Jones is an agent with the Stuart Krichevsky Literary Agency, where she represents writers of upmarket fiction and nonfiction, with an emphasis on voices from previously underrepresented communities and on durable talents and stories. Jones' clients include Kate Axelrod, Charles Bock, Rafael Frumkin, Danielle Lazarin, Isaac Oliver, and The Swans of Harlem. Previously, she spent several decades as an editor. First, at magazines, including Harper’s Magazine, Vogue and Real Simple, then in book publishing, where she edited award winning and bestselling novels and nonfiction by writers such as Paul Auster, Susan Choi, Sebastian Faulks, Lauren Groff, Katherine Howe, Rachel Khong, Jocelyn Nicole Johnson, Coretta Scott King, Lillian Li, Julie Lythcott-Haims, Jacqueline Novogratz, Christa Parravani and Carl Safina.

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  • College of Arts and Sciences - Research Day

    Tuesday, May 21, 2024

    1:00 PM-5:00 PM

    <a href="https://www.google.com/maps/place/George+D.+Behrakis+Grand+Hall/@39.9534712,-75.1908082,17z/data=!3m2!4b1!5s0x89c6c64fe8636805:0x6352d2964dac1d21!4m6!3m5!1s0x89c6c77299009c27:0xe7f388588828abb4!8m2!3d39.9534712!4d-75.1882279!16s%2Fg%2F11j10_w0hh?entry=tts" target="blank">Behrakis Grand Hall</a>

    • Everyone
    • Undergraduate Students
    • Graduate Students
    • Faculty
    • Staff
    • Alumni
    • Parents & Families

    Please join us in Behrakis Grand Hall on Tuesday, May 21 from 1–5 p.m. for the College of Arts and Sciences Research Day 2024!

    Each year, Drexel’s Arts and Sciences community comes together for Research Day to celebrate our faculty, staff and students who explore a wide range of topics spanning the humanities, natural sciences and social sciences.

    Research Day includes poster sessions and presentations from tenured, tenure-track, teaching and research faculty; postdoctoral fellows; graduate and undergraduate students; and research trainees. This annual event recognizes the diverse breadth and depth of the exceptional scholarly activity that takes place across our college.

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  • College of Arts and Sciences - Honors Day

    Wednesday, May 22, 2024

    2:00 PM-4:00 PM

    <a href="https://www.google.com/maps/place/George+D.+Behrakis+Grand+Hall/@39.9534712,-75.1882279,17z/data=!3m2!4b1!5s0x89c6c64fe8636805:0x6352d2964dac1d21!4m6!3m5!1s0x89c6c77299009c27:0xe7f388588828abb4!8m2!3d39.9534712!4d-75.1882279!16s%2Fg%2F11j10_w0hh?entry=ttu" target="_blank">Behrakis Grand Hall</a>

    • Undergraduate Students
    • Graduate Students
    • Faculty
    • Alumni
    • Parents & Families

    Save the date for Wednesday, May 22, 2024 and join the College of Arts and Sciences in the celebration and recognition of its finest students!
     
    Faculty nominate many students recognized at this ceremony based on their contributions in the classroom, the lab and the community; others have written essays or theses that department committees selected. All have maintained impressive records that set them apart from their peers.

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