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August

  • Introducing Our New Faculty Members!

    August 29, 2014

    The Department of Psychology is delighted to introduce new faculty members: Cathy Bolton, Paige Davis, Fengqing Zoe Zhang, and Nancy Raitano Lee!

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  • Political Scientist Weighs in on Ferguson, Missouri, Ebola, Political Corruption and More

    August 28, 2014

    William Rosenberg, PhD, professor of political science, continues to be a hot ticket commentator on a variety of political topics. Rosenberg most recently appeared on the talk show panel "Fresh Outlook Today" on EBRU-TV, where he shared his perspectives on Ferguson, MO, the Ebola patient situation, political corruption and targeted repression of journalists, and the tough choices President Obama faces in Syria.

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  • Incoming Political Science Prof Wins Dissertation Awards

    August 28, 2014

    Phillip Ayoub, PhD, assistant professor of political science, is the recipient of three highly esteemed awards! Ayoub has been named the 2014 winner of the American Political Science Association Human Rights Section award for the Best Dissertation in two categories: Human Rights and Sexuality & Politics. His dissertation, “When States ‘Come Out’: The Politics of Visibility and the Diffusion of Sexual Minority Rights in Europe” also won Cornell University’s Esman Prize for Distinguished Scholarship.

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  • Poster Professor For Interdisciplinary Learning

    August 25, 2014

    If Lloyd Ackert, PhD, had been given a career aptitude test when he was a high school student, the checkboxes measuring skills, interests, and values would never have produced the varied, sometimes bizarre, but surprisingly fitting list of jobs held by the son of a farm girl from Maine and a fern-picker from Vermont. Russian cryptological linguist specialist. Turkey leg-griller. Ice cream truck driver. Professor. Air force crewmember.

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  • Lee Dolat Awarded F31 NIH Grant

    August 21, 2014

    Lee Dolat, PhD student in the Spiliotis lab, was awarded an F31 grant from the NIH titled "Regulation of Cell Migration by Septin 2 in Renal Cancer"

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  • Zamzow, Schultheis, and Kloss Awarded Grant by National Multiple Sclerosis Society

    August 20, 2014

    Maria T. Schultheis, Jacqueline D. Kloss, and Jessica Zamzow were awarded a pilot grant by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society for $40,154.

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  • Hildebrand and Nicholls Elected to Advisory Board

    August 20, 2014

    Aimee Hildenbrand (term 2013-2015) and Elizabeth Nicholls (term 2014-2016), advanced doctoral students in the Daly/Chute lab, were elected to the Student Advisory Board for the Society of Pediatric Psychology, Division 54 of the American Psychological Association.

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  • Roundup of New Publications in Mobilities Research

    August 19, 2014

    Mobilities Center Director Mimi Sheller has a far-reaching range of new publications. From mobile media to globalization and border studies, this work gives a good idea of some of the key areas that are central to the vibrant interdisciplinary field of mobilities research.

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  • Communications Student Builds His Brand One Blog at a Time

    August 19, 2014

    It all started with a blog. Eighteen months ago, Ian Michael Crumm launched his eponymous style blog with the goal of showing, in his own words, “what I wear, what I love, what I do and where I go.” And that was just the beginning. In that short time, he’s built what started with his blog into a full-blown lifestyle brand that has spread throughout Philadelphia and is now reaching the rest of the country.

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  • Dr. Anthony Addison has co-authored a book

    August 18, 2014

    Dr. Anthony Addison, professor of chemistry has co-authored a book “Chemistry of Metalloproteins – Problems and Solutions in Bioinorganic Chemistry”

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  • Start Talking Science Philadelphia 2014

    Drexel Professor Creates Start Talking Science Event

    August 12, 2014

    Philadelphians will soon get their newest opportunity to meet local scientists and learn about exciting advances in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in the region, through an event created by a Drexel professor, called “Start Talking Science.”

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  • A northern pine snake near the edge of an asphalt road in New Jersey. Credit: Dane Ward

    Roadside Research from the New Jersey Pinelands and Coast to Coast

    August 12, 2014

    Three doctoral students from Drexel's Laboratory of Pinelands Research are presenting their work with northern pine snakes and the Pine Barrens gentian at the Ecological Society of America meeting, after doing some new roadside research during their cross-country drive to Sacramento.

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  • "The Terminator"

    The Top 10 Sci-Fi Movies, According to One Drexel Expert

    August 08, 2014

    What does Drexel physics professor Dave Goldberg, PhD, have in common with George R. R. Martin, Stephen King and Guillermo del Toro? They all recently helped rank ‘The 100 best sci-fi movies’ for Time Out magazine.

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  • Mourning Carey Rosenthal, PhD, Department of Chemistry

    August 01, 2014

    It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Carey Rosenthal, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Chemistry.  Dr. Rosenthal passed away on July 30, 2014, after a series of health issues

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