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June

  • New Species of Shipworm Has an Appetite for Stone

    This New Species of Shipworm Has an Appetite for Stone

    June 28, 2019

    As alluded to by its name, most shipworms bore into and digest wood – making them a natural nemesis to docks, pier infrastructure, wooden vessels and sailors alike. The mollusks digest the wood with the help of symbiotic bacteria that live in their gills. The enzymes and other molecules from the bacteria may help in the development of new antibiotics and bio-fuels.

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  • Barry Goldwater Scholarship Logo Copyright Barry Goldwater Foundation

    Two Physics Majors Receive Goldwater Scholarships

    June 27, 2019

    This year, physics majors James Minock and Johannes Wagner were Drexel’s sole recipients of the Goldwater Scholarship. Minock and Wagner were selected from a highly-competitive pool of 5,000 natural sciences, mathematics, and engineering college sophomores and juniors who were nominated by 443 academic institutions across the United States.

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  • Allison Durham

    What Can You Do With a Minor in Nonprofit Communication?

    June 25, 2019

    Combining industry-driven courses and professional experience, Drexel University’s minor in nonprofit communication provides training in communication strategy geared specifically to the nonprofit sector.

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    CoAS Accomplishments in Brief

    June 25, 2019

    We are pleased to recognize the recent grants, publications, presentations, awards and honors of the members of the College of Arts and Sciences.

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  • America’s Garden Capital

    15 Can’t-Miss Outdoor Activities Near Drexel

    June 25, 2019

    It’s officially summer, which means it’s time to bookend those classes and co-ops with some fun in the sun! So, grab your friends, slather on some sunscreen and enjoy all that Philadelphia has to offer with these 15 can’t-miss outdoor activities — all just a short trip from Drexel’s campus!

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  • Drexel’s German Club at Global Day. From left to right: Franziska Bartel, treasurer and German tutor; Amy Smith, vice president; and Amarah Malik, president and German tutor.

    Student Organization Spotlight: Drexel’s German Club

    June 25, 2019

    “Sprechen Sie Deutsch,” or are you simply interested in German culture? Get involved with Drexel’s German Club! We caught up with its president and founder, health administration and finance major Amarah Malik, to learn more about the club.

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    College of Arts and Sciences Tenure and Promotion

    June 25, 2019

    We are pleased to announce faculty promotions and tenure appointments in the College of Arts and Sciences. Please join us in congratulating the following faculty members.

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    College of Arts and Sciences Student Fellowships

    June 25, 2019

    Students in Drexel’s College of Arts and Sciences are scientific innovators, global explorers and leaders in education, communication and advocacy. Reflecting their accomplishments is the impressive number of national and international fellowships they received this year to support graduate education, professional experiences and research abroad.

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  • Students observe sun spots during PHYS 131.

    Intro to Astronomy Class Provides Innovative, Interpersonal Ways to Discover the Cosmos

    June 24, 2019

    PHYS 131 is Drexel’s introductory course to Astronomy open to all majors, and faculty may soon pilot a video game class to further pique student interest in the subject.

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  • Mona Elgohail Receives the Drexel Common Good Award and the Exceptional Graduate Student Award

    Mona Elgohail Receives the Drexel Common Good Award and the Exceptional Graduate Student Award

    June 19, 2019

    Mona Elgohail, a clinical psychology PhD student mentored by Pamela Geller, PhD, was awarded the university-wide Drexel Common Good Award for her academic excellence and commitment to improving the world around her by making contributions to local, national and global communities through scholarship and civic engagement.

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  • Drexel's commencement ended with a fireworks show.

    Commencement 2019 in Tweets

    June 17, 2019

    Here’s what graduates, faculty, staff, friends, family, mentors and honorees had to say on Twitter about Drexel University’s 131st commencement ceremony hosted at Citizens Bank Park on June 14.

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  • 2019 Al Herr TA Awardess - Aleksandr and Joshua

    Albert Herr Teaching Assistant Awardees

    June 04, 2019

    Congratulations to Aleksandr Yaroslavskiy and Joshua Jackson for receiving this year's Albert Herr Teaching Assistant Award! This award is given annually to teaching assistants who have excelled in the classroom.

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  • A photo of the Drexel Astronomy from the University's 1975 yearbook, courtesy of Drexel Archives.

    ‘Hidden Treasures’ Follow-Up: Drexel Alumnus and Professor Remembers the University’s Astronomy Society

    June 03, 2019

    In response to a previous article about the "hidden treasure" that is the University's observatory, an alumnus and current Drexel assistant clinical professor reminisced about what it was like being the vice president of Drexel's Astronomy Society when he was a chemistry major here at Drexel before graduating in the ’70s.

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