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  • Drexel PhD student Eva Karasmanis

    Eva Karasmanis Receives an Award from the National Cancer Institute

    January 30, 2017

    Eva Karasmanis receives the Ruth L. Kirschstein award courtesy of the National Cancer Institute (an agency of the National Institutes of Health).

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    Could Technology Help Us Tackle the Obesity Crisis?

    January 26, 2017

    Psychology faculty member Evan Forman and students Stephanie Goldstein, Britt Evans and Daniel Flack have just published the commentary “Could technology like computerized neurocognitive training, smartphone apps and virtual reality help tackle the obesity crisis?”

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  • Haitian-Coalition-Awards

    January 24, 2017

    The Haitian Coalition of Philadelphia honored three Dragons at their annual gala, recognizing the humanitarian work that the University has accomplished during study abroad courses.

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    25 Faces 25 Years: Kate Hughes

    January 18, 2017

    The road that brought Kate Hughes to Drexel extends far beyond the streets of Philadelphia. From farming in Spain and Italy, to living in South Africa during the height of the AIDS crisis, to traveling around the Americas on a retrofitted school bus, Hughes has built a diverse and detailed portfolio that includes expertise in peace studies, public health, environmental justice and community organizing. Steeped in experience and radiating a sense of calm and a reassuring confidence, Hughes is the quintessential international area studies adviser — just ask her students.

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  • Maryann Fitzpatrick and Wolfgang Nadler

    25 Faces 25 Years: Maryann Fitzpatrick and Wolfgang Nadler

    January 17, 2017

    “It was very rapid, the adoption of the computer here at Drexel, and the use of it,” Wolfgang Nadler says. He gestures to a wall above his desk that he calls the “nostalgia wall.” It’s a visual encyclopedia of how information has been shared. There are at least a dozen pieces of technology. He begins to explain the pieces, how they progressed into what we have today.

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    Ted Daeschler Checks in from Antarctica

    January 17, 2017

    Ted Daeschler, PhD, recently completed an expedition to explore Antarctic rocks dating to the Devonian Period, a time that ended some 120 million years before the first dinosaurs appeared. The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University thought it would be fun to have Ted describe his odyssey in his own words - and he obliged by writing a few posts for their blog while he was on his journey.

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    "Effective Weight Loss: An Acceptance-Based Behavioral Approach" Now Available Digitally and in Hardcover

    January 11, 2017

    Evan Forman and Meghan Butryn's new books, "Effective Weight Loss: An Acceptance-Based Behavioral Approach" are now available both in hardcopy and digitally. The pair of books (a guide for clinicians and a workbook for patients) describe a detailed, session-by-session guide for implementing Acceptance-based Behavioral Treatment, which Forman and Butryn developed and evaluated.

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  • Mona Elgohail

    Mona Elgohail Receives Two NMCS Travel Awards

    January 08, 2017

    Mona Elgohail, a clinical psychology PhD student mentored by Pamela Geller, PhD, has been awarded two travel grants.

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    25 Faces 25 Years: Rebecca Goodman

    January 04, 2017

    “On my first night of co-op with the Philadelphia 76ers, my boss led me into the Sixers locker room where the media was gathered,” recalls communication alumna Rebecca Goodman. “He handed me a tape recorder and said, ‘In five minutes, these reporters will be interviewing Allen Iverson. I need you to go in there and record everything he says.’

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    25 Faces 25 Years: Daniel Mann

    January 04, 2017

    When people rank the most desirable places to work, Facebook is consistently positioned at the top of the list. Hundreds of thousands of people apply each year, while many others count themselves out before they even reach the point of submitting an application.

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    An App for Binge Eating Disorder and Bulimia

    January 03, 2017

    For the approximately 8 million Americans who suffer from binge eating disorder, help could be just a download away. Psychologists in Drexel’s Laboratory for Innovations in Health-Related Behavior Change are developing a new smartphone application that aims to tackle binge eating, and they are seeking study volunteers to test it out. The app, called iCAT+, is for patients who suffer from binge eating disorder or bulimia nervosa.

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