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May

  • Heard Around Campus

    Heard Around Campus — May

    May 29, 2019

    This month's installment of the “Heard Around Campus” feature contains information about University awards and recently completed construction projects.

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    CoAS Students Receive University-Wide Awards

    May 23, 2019

    We are pleased to recognize the following College of Arts and Sciences students who have received university-wide awards.

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  • Judy Wicks 2019 CoAS Commencement Speaker

    Five Things to Know About Judy Wicks, the 2019 CoAS Commencement Speaker

    May 23, 2019

    Judy Wicks is an entrepreneur, author, speaker and community leader — and the 2019 Drexel College of Arts and Sciences Commencement Keynote speaker. As the founder of numerous businesses and nonprofits, including the Drexel-favorite White Dog Cafe, she is a leader in the sustainable business movement and an advocate for a more compassionate, eco-friendly and locally based economy.

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  • Janel McCloskey, director of the Writing Center, and peer readers in the Korman Center, where the Writing Center will relocate in the spring

    Drexel Writing Center Creates Community Through Anti-Racist Pedagogy

    May 23, 2019

    The Drexel Writing Center has long been a space where the Drexel community — students, faculty and staff — can turn for one-to-one support through every stage of the writing process. For DWC staff, creating an inclusive community for both writers and tutors is a central focus.

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    CoAS Accomplishments in Brief

    May 23, 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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  • A controlled burn experiment at the Missoula Fire Sciences Lab in 2016

    Drexel Researcher Studies Effects of Forest Fires on Climate and Air Quality

    May 23, 2019

    Ezra Wood, PhD, associate professor of chemistry, and his research group are part of a multi-year project studying the atmospheric chemistry of smoke from forest fires. Wood shares some background information and updates on the project.

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  • Decorated Drexel Graduation Caps 2018

    Meet the College of Arts and Sciences’ Newest Forever Dragons

    May 22, 2019

    They’ve found their intellectual passions, expanded their worldviews, made friends and memories — and now they’re ready to turn their tassels! Members of the graduating class of 2019 share their advice, Philly faves, memories and more before they head off on their next adventure.

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  • Nicole Kalitsi did her second co-op as the diversity, equity and inclusion coordinator for the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance, which made her realize how much she valued working directly with people on worthy causes.

    Finding Focus Through a Drexel Non-Profit Co-op

    May 22, 2019

    Nicole Kalitsi was tasked with pioneering a new role during her co-op with the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance. Supported by Drexel University’s Lenfest Center for Cultural Partnerships, this experience helped the fourth-year global studies student zero in on her future career goals.

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    Student Job Opportunities

    May 21, 2019

    Sharpen your professional and research skills, earn extra money and gain valuable experience with these work study job opportunities!

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    College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Awards

    May 21, 2019

    The mission of the College of Arts and Sciences and the University could not be accomplished without the dedication and support of our faculty members. It is their pursuit of excellence in teaching, research and scholarship that reinforces our position as a modern liberal arts college, and enhances our University’s reputation as a world-class research institution.

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  • Drexel physics major Keziah Sheldon

    Physics Major Keziah Sheldon Receives Fulbright Award

    May 17, 2019

    Senior physics major Keziah Sheldon was one of three College of Arts and Sciences students and alumni to be awarded a Fulbright Study/Research award this year. The award supports nine months of full-time research sponsored by the Fulbright Program, the United States’ flagship international educational exchange program.

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  • Hallie Espel-Huynh - PhD in clinical psychology at Drexel

    Hallie Espel-Huynh Receives Post-Candidacy Research Excellence Award

    May 13, 2019

    Hallie Espel-Huynh was awarded the Post-Candidacy Research Excellence Award, which is presented to graduate students at Drexel who have completed innovative research that has potential for wide dissemination and a significant impact on the field.

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  • Drexel University President John Fry speaking at the 2018 University-wide commencement ceremony.

    Drexel University Announces 2019 Commencement Speakers and Honorary Degree Recipients

    May 08, 2019

    The full lineup of speakers for this year’s commencement ceremonies contains a multitude of men and women from different industries with great accomplishments in their fields.

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  • Woman typing on a lap top computer

    Train Your Brain to Eat Less Sugar

    May 07, 2019

    A recent study led by Evan Forman, PhD, a psychology professor in Drexel University's College of Arts and Sciences, shows that a computer game can be used to train its players to eat less sugar, as way of reducing their weight and improving their health.

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  • “An Evening with Tarana Burke” brought together survivors and allies, as well as campus resources and organizations, in Mitchell Auditorium to get to know Burke as more than just a face of a movement.

    ‘Me too.’ Movement Founder Gets Real During On-Campus Event

    May 03, 2019

    Tarana Burke held little back while explaining her background, her work and her hardships to a captive audience of Drexel University students, faculty and staff.

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  • Brandon Medina, Drexel Communication student

    First-Gen Student Uses COM Skills to Inspire Others’ Educational Journeys

    May 03, 2019

    As a high school freshman, Brandon Medina had life after graduation planned out: he would stay in his hometown of Philadelphia and join his father’s taxi business. When the family business closed, he began a journey that would ultimately change his mindset, leading him to the Communication major at Drexel and illuminating his passion for educating others.

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  • Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games

    Paralympic Preview: Exploring Disability Studies Ahead of the 2020 Paralympic Games

    May 01, 2019

    World-leading athletes, incredible feats of human performance and plenty of heart: the 2020 Summer Paralympic Games will be a cause for both celebration and scholarship. Amy Slaton, PhD, professor of history, and Scott Knowles, PhD, department head of history and panel moderator, gave us a primer on the games ahead of the Dean’s Seminar.

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    Protecting Bioko’s Biodiversity, Part 2

    May 01, 2019

    In her second post, Professor Stefanie Kroll, Phd recounts her travels from the capital of Equatorial Guinea, Malabo, to the small town of Moka (population around 200) on Bioko Island. This unassuming place has been the home base for the Bioko Biodiversity Protection Program for over 20 years and where she and other Drexel faculty and students do research year round. 

     

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