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July

  • Lychnothamnus barbatus in the wild

    Dinosaur-Era Plant Found Alive in North America for First Time

    July 31, 2017

    A large species of green algae was discovered alive in North America for the first time ever, with the only previous record being fossils dating back to the time of the dinosaurs.

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  • Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins runs around the team's training facility with a group of Young Dragons.

    Young Dragons Take Flight With an Eagle at 'STEAM' Camp

    July 26, 2017

    On the final day of the two-week, STEAM-focused section of a Drexel-run summer camp, a group of Young Dragons took to the Philadelphia Eagles’ weight room and practice fields to learn what goes into making their favorite team soar.

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  • Drexel University Clinical Psychology PhD Student Jennie David

    Drexel Psychology PhD Student Publishes Article in New England Journal of Medicine

    July 19, 2017

    Jennie David, a 4th year graduate student in the Clinical Psychology PhD program, recently had a personal narrative published in the New England Journal of Medicine, titled "The Chair Grant."

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  • Patrick Rafferty

    25 Faces 25 Years: Patrick Rafferty

    July 18, 2017

    Patrick Rafferty's company works with health care firms, nonprofits and other organizations to create award-winning commercials, public service announcements, documentaries, marketing videos and more. Over the years, he’s interviewed numerous celebrities — everyone from Wyclef Jean to Ross Perot, Bill Gates to Hillary Clinton, Val Kilmer to Quincy Jones — and counts among his clients Discovery Communications, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Georgetown University, the National Institutes of Health and Walt Disney Pictures.

     

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  • Drexel Students Deliver a Weekly Dose of Fun at CHOP

    July 18, 2017

    In “Story Medicine,” one of Drexel’s several community-based learning courses, students visit the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia to perform shows based on scripts they write, giving the young patients in their audience a joyous break from the norm.

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    Editors Without Borders Work Across Disciplines at Drexel

    July 18, 2017

    Graduate students in the Department of Communication reached across disciplinary borders to help graduate students in Drexel’s science and engineering programs.

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  • Drexel Professors Phillip Ayoub and Alison Kenner

    Drexel Political Science Assistant Professor Receives Awards

    July 17, 2017

    Political Science Professor Phillip Ayoub recently received two awards: the Drexel Career Development Award (CDA) and first annual Best Article Award from the Gender and Sexual Research Network of the Council for European Studies (GSRN)

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  • Besides Drexel University,  Eric likes to "hang out" at the Philadelphia Classical Guitar Store at 2038 Sansom St.

    Employee Spotlight: Eric Zillmer, Renaissance Man

    July 17, 2017

    Eric Zillmer, PsyD, Carl R. Pacifico Professor of Neuropsychology in the College of Arts and Sciences and Drexel University’s “AD” (athletics director), knows how to merge real-world experiences and classroom teaching ­­— and athletics and academia, or music and neuropsychology.

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  • George Ullrich

    25 Faces 25 Years: George Ullrich

    July 12, 2017

    Ullrich, who earned his BS, MS and PhD in physics from Drexel, has spent the last four decades working in and around the U.S. defense industry, and has, over the course of his winding career, established himself as one of the leading experts on nuclear warfare and national defense, tackling everything from weapon development to risk analysis and disaster preparedness. He has worked for the U.S. government and for the defense contractors who work on behalf of the U.S. government, has served on boards and panels from the U.S. Strategic Command’s Strategic Advisory Group to the Air Force Scientific Advisory Board, and was awarded the Secretary of Defense Distinguished Civilian Service Medal, the department’s highest civilian award.

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  • Drexel Provost Brian Blake, Assistant Professor Adrienne Juarascio, Professor Meghan Butryn, WELL Center director Evan Forman, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences Donna Murasko, Associate Dean Rob D'Ovidio and Vice Provost for Research Aleister Saunders at the WELL Center Launch

    Center for Weight, Eating, and Lifestyle Sciences at Drexel University Officially Opens

    July 07, 2017

    The Center for Weight, Eating, and Lifestyle Sciences at Drexel University has officially opened! The July 6th launch event featured remarks by WELL Center director Evan Forman, Provost Brian Blake, Vice Provost for Research Aleister Saunders and Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences Donna Murasko.

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