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November

  • Dr. Rebecca Ingalls Co-Edits Book on Plagiarism

    November 29, 2012

    Freshman Writing Program Director Dr. Rebecca Ingalls and colleagues explore the intricacies of plagiarism in their new book Critical Conversations About Plagiarism (Parlor Press, 2012)—a project 6 years in the making.

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  • In The Field, Early and Often

    November 29, 2012

    Drexel's new Biodiversity, Earth and Environmental Science Department offers students a more comprehensive environmental science experience, with heavy emphasis on work in the field. In that way, it's a perfect fit for Drexel's learn-by-doing model.

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  • CNN's Soledad O'Brien to Moderate Advance Screening of "Who is Black in America?" Documentary and Discussion

    November 28, 2012

    CNN’s Soledad O’Brien will join Drexel University for an advance screening of the new documentary “Who is Black in America?” on Tuesday, Dec. 4, from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m., part of a multi-part series moderated by O'Brien, which explores issues of colorism and identity.

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  • Soledad O'Brien Joins Drexel for "Who is Black in America?" Documentary Screening

    November 28, 2012

    Drexel University will host an advance screening of the documentary “Who is Black in America?” part of a multi-part series moderated by CNN’s Soledad O’Brien which explores issues of colorism and identity.

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  • Selling Their Future

    November 27, 2012

    The secretive, little-understood drill monkey has thrived for centuries on the African island of Bioko. But with hunting pressures now pushing the species to the brink, Drexel researchers are fighting back; and working to convince islanders that the monkeys, and the biodiversity they represent, are worth a great deal more than the $300 they fetch at market.

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  • ExCITe Center

    ExCITe Center opening

    November 26, 2012

    Music technology, humanoid robots, app development, video games, and digital knitting machines will converge with many other technologies in one creative space when Drexel University opens its Expressive and Creative Interaction Technologies (ExCITe) Center on Nov. 28.

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  • Revelations from the Field: Corrigan Puts Theory into Practice

    November 20, 2012

    Dr. Rose Corrigan’s story of how she came to study what she studies and teach what she teaches is a beautiful answer that should inspire both faculty and students: her work and her teaching are fueled by her “commitment to social justice,” and they aim to make change in the world. It lights her up to talk about it.

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  • The words "mirror image" are reflected, but not reversed, in this photo of the Hicks non-reversing mirror taken at Robin Cameron's art show. Photo courtesy Room East in New York.

    NYC Art Gallery Displays Non-Reversing Mirror Invented by Drexel Math Professor

    November 16, 2012

    When you look in a mirror, you see an image of yourself in reverse. But one odd mirror invented by mathematics professor Dr. R. Andrew Hicks at Drexel University shows your true face without reversing its image. That mirror is now on display as part of an art exhibition in New York City  through December 9.

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  • Kathleen Volk Miller

    What I’m Reading: Kathleen Volk Miller

    November 12, 2012

    The College of Arts and Sciences' Kathleen Volk Miller is currently reading three, yes three, books for both work and pleasure—God Bless America, a collection of short stories by Steve Almond, Four For a Quarter, another short-story collection by Michael Martone, and finally, A Visit from the Good Squad by Jennifer Egan.

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  • CPP Professor Appointed by WFNJ as Women's Policy Institute Director

    November 12, 2012

    Ms. Burke is currently the director of the New Jersey Women's Policy Institute.  The Institute, which is housed in the New Jersey Women's Fund, trains women from across the State how to navigate Trenton and become advocates in public policy.  The program is designed to increase the number of women leaders in New Jersey who are actively involved in shaping and implementing policies that affect the health and well-being of women and girls.

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  • CoAS Faculty, Staff Win Outstanding Online Instruction and Advising Awards

    November 09, 2012

    Drexel University Online honored two members of the College of Arts and Sciences on Thursday, November 8th at the sixth annual National Distance Learning Week (NDLW) awards ceremony. NDLW recognizes exceptional leaders, faculty, and staff for their accomplishments and dedication to online learning.

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    Q&A with Bill Rosenberg: 2012 Election Results

    November 07, 2012

    Tuesday night’s election results declared incumbent President Barack Obama the victor after a long—and often bitter—campaign season. DrexelNow spoke with Dr. Bill Rosenberg about the outcome of this election, and what four more years of an Obama administration means for the United States.

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  • Chelsea Morse Receives Women in Leadership Award

    November 03, 2012

    Chelsea Morse, Ph.D. Student in clinical psychology, mentored by Dr. Maria Schultheis, psychology, CoAS, was granted a prestigious award by the Women In Leadership group of the National Academy of Neuropsychology, in recognition of an essay she submitted describing the influence of her mentors, in which she highlighted Dr. Schultheis' mentorship in particular.

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  • Barbara Hoekje

    Q&A with Dr. Barbara Hoekje: Obama's "Forward." Campaign Slogan

    November 01, 2012

    Campaign slogans can be as much a part of an election as the candidates themselves are. DrexelNow spoke with Dr. Barbara Hoekje, associate professor in the Department of Culture and Communication, about President Obama’s 2012 campaign slogan, “Forward.”

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  • Q&A With Dr. Ted Daeschler

    November 01, 2012

    The College of Arts and Sciences welcomes Academy scientist Dr. Ted Daeschler to the Department of Biodiversity, Earth and Environmental Science. Learn more about the paleontologist who unearthed the transitional fossil between fish and early limbed vertebrates, and hear his thoughts on meeting Stephen Colbert!

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