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October

  • Chris King Receives American Psychology-Law Society Student Grant

    October 30, 2012

    Chris King, a fourth-year student in the J.D./Ph.D. program in law and psychology, was recently awarded a $750 grant from the the American Psychology-Law Society Student Grants-in-Aid Committee.

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  • Final Week for Spanish Book Drive

    October 25, 2012

    In honor of Latino Heritage Month, the College of Arts and Sciences, the Department of English and Philosophy, and the Office of Equality and Diversity are sponsoring a Spanish Book Drive to benefit the Mahatma Ghandi Foundation in the small town of Las Terrenas in the Dominican Republic.

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    First Fossil Dig Day Ends with Ancient Sea Turtle Fossil Discovery

    October 24, 2012

    Tri-state area residents came out in droves on Saturday, October 13 for the first Fossil Dig Day at Dr. Kenneth Lacovara’s world-class paleontological site in nearby Mantua Township, N.J.

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  • 50 Academic Institutions Represented at Inaugural MALSA Conference

    October 22, 2012

    Drexel University hosted the Mid-Atlantic Law and Society Association's (MALSA) inaugural research conference on October 19-20, 2012. Over 125 participants from 50 academic institutions came together to address "Law, Society, and the Social Good," a theme deeply connected with Drexel's philosophy of academic research in the service of social advancement. The two-day event, which consisted of 28 panels, roundtables, and plenaries, covered topics such as "Law and Social Movements," "Veterans and the Military," "Race, Civil Rights and the State" and "Regulating Sex and Reproduction."

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  • An Evening with Lise Funderburg

    October 22, 2012

    Author Lise Funderburg will be on campus on Tuesday, October 23, 2012 to discuss her book Pig Candy: Taking My Father South, Taking My Father Home, this year's Freshman Reading Program selection.

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  • BEES Scientist to Lead International Society for Diatom Research

    October 22, 2012

    Dr. Marina Potapova has been elected vice president of the International Society for Diatom Research (ISDR), an organization whose goal is to educate the public about diatoms and promote the importance of diatom studies. Potapova is an assistant professor in Drexel's Department of Biodiversity, Earth & Environmental Science and assistant curator of diatoms at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, home to one of the largest diatom collections in the world. Potapova manages the Academy's Diatom Herbarium.

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  • Researchers Converge for Mini-Symposium on CHARGE Syndrome

    October 20, 2012

    On November 2, 2012, researchers from across the U.S. will gather in the Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building for a mini-symposium on CHARGE syndrome. CHARGE syndrome is a developmental disorder that affects roughly 1 in 10,000 births. Children with the syndrome are often born with serious birth defects, including heart and breathing complications, vision and hearing loss, and cognitive problems. These issues are caused by mutations in a gene called CHD7, which is involved in controlling the expression of many other genes.

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  • Hundreds Come Out for Fossil Dig Day

    October 19, 2012

    Paleontologist Dr. Kenneth Lacovara continues to unearth enthusiasm for the Cretaceous Period—a time when much of our coastal lands were under water. Tri-state area residents came out in droves last Saturday for Fossil Dig Day at Lacovara’s world-class archeological site in nearby Mantua Township, New Jersey.

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  • Researchers Describe the Physical Forces Underlying Sickle Cell Disease

    October 16, 2012

    Researchers at Drexel University have identified the physical forces in red blood cells and blood vessels underlying the painful symptoms of sickle cell disease. Their experiment, the first to answer a scientific question about sickle cell disease using microfluidics engineering methods, may help future researchers better determine who is at greatest risk of harm from the disease. They report their findings in Cell Press’s Biophysical Journal today.

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  • Crickets, Worms on Menu at Halloween Cocktail Party Hosted by Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University

    October 15, 2012

    The nation's oldest natural history museum is throwing a cocktail party featuring a menu of exotic and everyday foods inspired by its famous plant and animal collections. Farm-raised python, anyone?

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  • Panel to Discuss Major Issues of 2012 Presidential Election at Drexel

    October 11, 2012

    With the presidential election quickly approaching, Drexel University will host “Election 2012: Issues at Stake,” a panel discussion to help students and community members better understand some of leading issues in the 2012 campaign. The discussion also will include a question-and-answer session with the audience.

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  • Christine Nezu elected Fellow of the American Psychological Association

    October 11, 2012

    Dr. Christine Maguth Nezu, PhD, ABPP, psychology, CoAS, was elected as a Fellow of the American Psychological Association (APA) for Division 12, Society of Clinical Psychology.

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  • Guoliang Yang Memorial Awards in Biophysics Research

    October 11, 2012

    Dr. Marisa Roman and doctoral candidate John Schreck were recognized with the Guoliang Yang Awards for excellence in Biophysics research.

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  • 2012 Graduate Student Awards

    October 11, 2012

    The Department of Physics yearly recognizes outstanding graduate students. The 2012 winners are: Kelly Douglass, Derya Meral, John Schreck, and Frank Jones.

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    Q&A with Dr. Bill Rosenberg: Presidential Debate

    October 10, 2012

    DrexelNow chatted with political science professor Dr. Bill Rosenberg about the October 3 presidential debate and what he expects from tonight's vice-presidential debate.

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  • Q&A With History & Politics’ Dr. Kelly Joyce

    October 10, 2012

    The College of Arts and Sciences welcomes Dr. Kelly Joyce to the Department of History and Politics. Joining us from the College of William and Mary where she served as Dean of Undergraduate Studies, Joyce will lead Drexel’s Science, Technology and Society program as program director.

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  • Brian Daly Interview

    October 08, 2012

    Brian P. Daly, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology, was recently interviewed for a story in Kiwanis Magazine about the potential benefits and dangers of screen time for young children.

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  • Q&A With Physics’ Dr. Michelle Dolinski

    October 03, 2012

    As the College of Arts and Sciences continues to grow, so does its team of bright, energetic faculty members. Meet one of the newest dragons joining us this fall, Dr. Michelle Dolinski...

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  • Studying the Life Aquatic

    October 02, 2012

    Ecology Ph.D. student Karen Sullam’s got a thing for the underdog—particularly when it comes to the ichthyologic sort. “It’s kind of funny because I started out studying sea turtles—they’re very big and charismatic—but I find myself drawn now to really, really small organisms and fish, which aren’t quite as charismatic to most, but I find them really interesting,” Sullam said with a laugh.

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