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June

  • How do you pack for a summer trip to the end of the Earth (for¬†science)?

    June 27, 2013

    “Ice. Rock. Water. That’s what’s there,” Ted Daeschler said, discussing his upcoming field research expedition to Ellesmere Island in the Canadian Arctic.And that’s about all that’s there. No trees to cut down for firewood. No roads, houses, stores, or built civilization, apart from one small town on the far southern end of the island. Ellesmere, which sits above the Arctic Circle and is more northerly than any part of Alaska, is not exactly an ideal spot for a summer camping trip. There isn’t even much soil to sink tent stakes into.

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  • History and Politics Department Head Discusses Supreme Court Ruling on DOMA and Prop 8

    June 26, 2013

    Dr. Scott Barclay discusses the impact of today's long-anticipated Supreme Court rulings on DOMA and Prop 8 and how the decisions will affect same-sex couples in California and across the country.

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  • Border Work

    June 26, 2013

    The U.S. Senate Immigration Bill calls for $40 billion in spending to build 700 miles of fencing, double the number of border agents to 40,000, and expand surveillance technologies such as drones and thermal imaging cameras on the U.S.-Mexico border.

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  • Biology Major Sinks Teeth Into Co-op Experience

    June 25, 2013

    Some students are lucky if they can work part time or full time at their co-op once it is finished, but biology major Victor Fiore is planning on spending all three co-ops, as well as the time in between, as a dental intern at Gilbert Dental Care, a bit of a change up for someone who originally wanted to be a pediatric doctor.

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  • Psychology-Led Teams Awarded $250,000 to Develop Behavioral Health Management Tools

    June 20, 2013

    Two teams of Drexel researchers, led by Drs. Evan Forman and Brian Daly of the psychology department, have been given seven months and $250,000 each from Shire Pharmaceuticals to develop a self-management tool that will aid patients with behavioral health disorders.

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  • Physics Grad Discusses Her Work¬†at Drexel and Her Future at Duke

    June 17, 2013

    Physics senior Wendy Harris has made quite an impression during her time at Drexel. As the recent graduate prepares for her next step as a Ph.D. candidate at Duke, she leaves behind a legacy of outreach and inspiration.

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  • Chris Diaz Awarded Pat Tillman Scholarship

    June 11, 2013

    Chris Diaz, a junior psychology major in the College of Arts and Sciences and United States Navy Veteran, has been awarded the Pat Tillman Scholarship from the Pat Tillman Foundation.

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  • 2013 Graduate Student Award Winners

    June 10, 2013

    Congratulations to Physics graduate students Kelly Douglass and Erica Caden for winning the Teaching Assistance Excellence Award and the Doctoral Research Excellence Award respectively. They received their award plaque on Graduate Student Day at a reception in the Great Court on May 23, 2013. Both awards were presented by the Office of Graduate Studies.

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  • Emeritus Professor Donald Bersoff Speaks at White House Conference on Mental Health

    June 10, 2013

    Professor Donald Bersoff was an invited speaker at the White House Conference on Mental Health on June 3. Bersoff, an emeritus professor in both the Psychology Department and in the Earle Mack School of Law and current president of the American Psychological Association...

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  • Robert Brehm

    Building Collapse experts

    June 07, 2013

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  • 2013 Pi Sigma Alpha Initiates

    June 07, 2013

    In a ceremony on Monday, June 3, the Department of History & Politics welcomed the 2013 initiates to the national political science honor society, Pi Sigma Alpha. Each spring, the department invites new members to Drexel's local chapter.

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