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  • Mount Agung

    Q&A: Could Bali's Mount Agung have a Major Eruption?

    November 30, 2017

    Around 100,000 people on the Indonesian island of Bali have been evacuated from their homes, and more could follow as the island’s most prominent mountain has begun to show signs of a potential major eruption. Assistant Professor Loÿc Vanderkluysen, PhD, has been monitoring the situation from afar and conversing with his volcanologist colleagues about it.

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  • Tiago accepting Pfizer award

    History Professor Tiago Saraiva Wins Pfizer Prize

    November 28, 2017

    Tiago Saraiva, PhD, was awarded the Pfizer Prize for best scholarly book, "Fascist Pigs: Technoscientific Organisms and the History of Fascism" (MIT Press, October 2016) at the 2017 History of Science Society (HSS) annual meeting.

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  • A woman stands on Kensington Ave. in one of photographer Jeffrey Stockbridge's portraits of a community struggling through the opioid epidemic. Stockbridge's work can be found at

    In Search of Answers to the Opioid Epidemic

    November 20, 2017

    A dean’s seminar hosted by Drexel University’s College of Arts and Sciences presented a variety of interdisciplinary perspectives on the root causes and the potential solutions to the opioid epidemic.

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  • Drexel MS Public Policy Student Emily Glassman

    Sociology Alumni Spotlight: Emily Glassman

    November 15, 2017

    Sociology Professor Kelly Joyce, PhD, sat down with Emily Glassman, MS Public Policy '19 to talk about her experiences getting her Bachelor's degree in Sociology at Drexel.

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  • Project One

    Project One Wins Big at Drexel Startup Fest

    November 15, 2017

    Coming in first place of the University’s business plan competition at the Drexel Startup Fest, Project One received $12,500. Project One is an intelligent learning platform that empowers individuals and organizations to capture and share expert knowledge in a way that’s more engaging and less confusing than the technology currently available for online learning.

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  • Writers Room members during their NEA Big Read launch event at the Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships, September 2016.

    Writers Room Breaks in New Campus Space with Canon Photography Partnership

    November 14, 2017

    Drexel University’s Writers Room, a College of Arts and Sciences initiative within the Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships, will introduce its first satellite location on campus this fall. Located on the first floor of MacAlister Hall, it will serve as the anchor location for a new program created in partnership with Canon Solutions America Inc. to promote literacy and life skills.

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  • The view of the flag installation from outside of the Gerri C. LeBow Hall.

    Drexel Honors 907 Student Veterans With Flag Display

    November 13, 2017

    In honor of Veterans and Military Family Appreciation Week at Drexel University, 907 American flags were placed on the University City Campus to recognize the 907 student-veterans currently enrolled at the University.

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  • A colorized scan of the profile of Satan eurystomus from the right side. Screenshot from video.

    Academy of Natural Sciences Scan Reveals the Bones of Satan…Fish

    November 08, 2017

    A fish named after the devil because of its underground home was scanned by scientists at the Academy of Natural Sciences and the University of Texas in the hopes of understanding how it’s related to other catfish.

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  • Drexel Chemistry Major Victoria Smith with a doctor and patient in a hospital in The Gambia

    Chemistry Major Provides Medical Care and Nutrition in the Gambia

    November 08, 2017

    It was 4 a.m. when Drexel Chemistry student Victoria Smith stepped off the plane in Banjul, the capital city of the Gambia. The lights in the terminal flickered and then shut off completely. Two minutes of complete darkness passed before the generator kicked on.

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    Investigating the Ethics of Autism Research

    November 08, 2017

    Autism spectrum disorder is a complex issue historically, culturally and scientifically. The broad definition of autism — which encompasses a range of symptoms related to communication, social responsiveness and behavior — raises unique challenges for scientists, many of whom may not have the tools to anticipate the ethical implications of their research.

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  • Book and notebook open on a table in a library

    Winter Courses

    November 07, 2017

    How does gender affect the formation of knowledge? How can physics bridge communities? Discuss sociological contexts of global health, modern implications of Friedrich Nietzsche’s philosophy and more in these new and noteworthy winter courses.

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  • John Medaglia, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology at Drexel University

    Meet Psych Prof John Medaglia

    November 07, 2017

    Assistant Professor of Psychology John Medaglia, PhD, talks ballroom dancing, maturing friendships and how interdisciplinary science can shape our community.

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  • Flag

    Drexel Launches Free Counseling Program for Veterans

    November 06, 2017

    The skills training program is designed to help veterans reduce stress, improve relationships and achieve meaningful life goals.

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  • Laurel Smith-Doerr, Kelly Joyce, Susan Sterett, Elisa Martinez

    Whose Analysis? Whose Expertise?: Partnering for Better Data Analytics for Small Cities

    November 03, 2017

    On October 20, 2017, Kelly Joyce, PhD, Drexel University, and Susan Sterett, PhD, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, gave a talk at University of Massachusetts, Amherst titled “Whose Analysis? Whose Expertise?: Partnering for Better Data Analytics for Small Cities.”

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