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  • Isabella Sangaline with "Self-Portrait" by Francis Martin Drexel (oil on canvas, 1817) stored in The Drexel Collection. Photo credit: Jeff Fusco.

    An International Co-op Uncovering Drexel Family History

    February 26, 2020

    A history and sociology major completed a co-op in the city archives of the Austrian ancestral home of the Drexel family to learn more about the University founder’s father.

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  • Scott Warnock, PhD, taught his workshop to NYU Shanghai faculty in his office on the University City Campus.

    Lending a Helping, Digital Hand in the Face of the Coronavirus

    February 19, 2020

    The director of Drexel’s University Writing Program helped faculty at NYU Shanghai convert their writing classes for digital learning after the campus shut down face-to-face operations.

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  • Drexel supporters have carried the University’s most ambitious fundraising campaign past its three-quarter mark.

    $600 Million Milestone Surpassed by The Campaign for Drexel

    February 13, 2020

    Drexel supporters have carried the University’s most ambitious fundraising campaign past its three-quarter mark.

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  • This series aims to highlight the ideas and initiatives of the Academy of Natural Sciences at Drexel University’s Small Actions Spark Big Changes campaign in actionable ways for Drexel University students.

    Earth Day, Every Day: Talking Climate Change With Your Peers

    February 12, 2020

    Healthy debate and discourse are at the center of most undergraduate students’ lifestyles, but it may be hard to have a conversation with peers about climate change. Two activist students weigh in on how to ease the burden.

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  • Storefront of Harriet's Bookshop located in Philadelphia's Fishtown neighborhood

    Drexel MFA Student Opens Harriett’s Bookshop in Fishtown

    February 03, 2020

    Harriett’s Bookshop, named in honor of Harriet Tubman, features a monthly literary rotation curated according to a theme — a comingling of new voices and “old voices that are new again,” says owner Jeannine Cook, a community activist and student in Drexel University’s Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing.

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  • Leviathan Micro Card Game by Greg Loring-Albright - Artwork by Andrew Thompson

    Q&A with an Analog Game Designer and Scholar

    February 03, 2020

    We’re in the middle of a “gaming renaissance,” says Drexel student Greg Loring-Albright. So, what does that mean for you, exactly? Anyone can become a game creator! Loring-Albright shares his perspectives as a PhD candidate in communication, culture and media (CCM) who focuses in academic game studies and has also created his own games.

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    CoAS Accomplishments in Brief

    February 03, 2020

    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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  • Maegan Poland, PhD

    Meet New English Prof Maegan Poland

    February 03, 2020

    Maegan Poland, PhD, teaches creative writing through Drexel Storylab and composition in the First-Year Writing Program. Her writing has appeared in journals such as Mississippi Review, Pleiades and Beloit Fiction Journal, and has been awarded a Special Mention in the Pushcart Prize anthology, a Tin House scholarship and a grant from the Elizabeth George Foundation. She has served as Fiction Editor for Witness magazine, and as Managing Editor for Yalobusha Review.

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  • Group of women exercising outdoors

    Drexel Study: Physical Activity is Good for Your Appetite, Too

    February 03, 2020

    Researchers from the Center for Weight, Eating and Lifestyle Science (WELL Center) in the College of Arts and Sciences at Drexel University found exercise to be a protective factor in a study where participants in a weight loss program, who were following a reduced-calorie diet, engaged in exercise in their real-world environments.

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