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December

  • Shake Down Tent Ross Ice Shelf

    Finding Fossils in Antarctica: Week 4

    December 31, 2018

    Ted Daeschler, PhD, professor in the Department of Biodiversity, Earth & Environmental Science, reports on his fourth week in Antarctica...

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  • Antarctica White Out

    Whiteout in Antarctica: Week 3

    December 23, 2018

    From BEES Prof Ted Daeschler from Antartica Week Three: We got our team into our field site at Deception Glacier on December 19 and 20. Weather was clear for the move days, and we set up camp in a ravine bounded by Devonian outcrop on one side and a tongue of glacial ice on the other.  We are well protected from prevailing winds from off the ice cap.

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  • Sumita Gangwani, Environmental Studies, Drexel University

    Environmental Studies Major Promotes Sustainability in Retail

    December 21, 2018

    If IKEA sounds like an unlikely co-op employer for an Environmental Studies and Sustainability major, it’s not news to Sumita Gangwani. The sophomore received questioning looks when she told friends that she would complete her first co-op in corporate communications at the Swedish retail giant’s North American headquarters.

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  • Cargo Yard McMurdo Station

    Reporting From Antarctica, Week Two

    December 17, 2018

    Week Two at McMurdo Station in Antarctica has been spent with more training, including a “shake-down” of equipment during a night-out in the field. We’ve been getting food, supplies and equipment organized and entered into the cargo system used for air support.

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  • Top stories 2018

    Top Drexel Stories of 2018

    December 17, 2018

    2018 was a big year for Drexel University. Thanks to DrexelNow, you can relive the year's top stories concerning faculty, staff and students who were involved with some of the biggest news and events on and off campus.

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  • Ashley Flear Drexel University Communication Alumni

    Communication Major Shines in Crisis Management Career

    December 14, 2018

    After many years of teaching public relations, I can always spot those students I just know will become what I call “PR Stars.” That’s Ashley Flear. The recent communication graduate never bragged about her many skills, but I noticed how she efficiently developed a website for an ovarian-cancer awareness project, overachieved on every assignment, and then, created an amazing crisis communication magazine for her senior project.

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  • Antartica Mountain Ranges by Ted Daeschler, PhD

    Reporting From Antarctica, Week One

    December 12, 2018

    Week One in Antarctica has been a whirlwind of training workshops and organizational work at McMurdo Station to get ready for the four weeks we plan to spend at our field sites in the interior of this frozen continent.

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  • Mona Elgohail headshot

    Meet a Drexel Student Who Used Her Clinical Psychology Education to Combat Suffering of Syrian Refugees in Jordan

    December 11, 2018

    Mona Elgohail, a PhD candidate in the clinical psychology program in Drexel University’s College of Arts and Sciences, brought her clinical training to a city in Jordan near the Syrian border in order to make a difference in “the worst humanitarian crisis of our time.”

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  • Philadelphia at Night

    What Will Philadelphia Look Like in 2100? 15 of Drexel's Environmental Experts Weigh In

    December 11, 2018

    The Drexel University Center for Public Policy debuted the latest edition of Drexel Policy Notes titled Climate Change and the Future of the North American City at the Philadelphia Citizen's Ideas We Should Steal conference on November 30, 2018. The Issue brings together 15 of Drexel's environmental experts to weigh in on what Philadelphia may look like in 2100.

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  • Book Cover - Mobility Justice by Mimi Sheller

    Mimi Sheller Publishes “Mobility Justice: The Politics of Movement in an Age of Extremes”

    December 03, 2018

    In 2018 Sheller published her ninth book, “Mobility Justice: The Politics of Movement in an Age of Extremes” (Verso, 2018).

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