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March

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    Living with Autoimmune Illnesses

    March 31, 2020

    Kelly Joyce, PhD, a professor in the Department of Sociology and the Center for Science, Technology and Society (STS), and Mel Jeske, an alum of Drexel’s MS in STS program, published a series of articles that explore how people living in the United States make sense of and manage autoimmune illnesses.

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  • Amanda McMillan Lequieu, PhD, is an assistant professor in the Department of Sociology

    Meet Sociology Prof Amanda McMillan Lequieu

    March 31, 2020

    Amanda McMillan Lequieu, PhD, is an assistant professor in the Department of Sociology and an environmental sociologist of work and home. She studies how working-class communities impacted by natural resource economies adapt to globalizing economies and changing environments across rural and urban contexts.

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    Some Thoughts on What Comes After a Mobility Shock

    March 31, 2020

    As the coronavirus sweeps around the world, outpacing public health efforts to contain it, all human mobilities have been brought to an abrupt halt. People have stopped going to work, children are kept home from school, many businesses have closed their doors, airplanes have stopped flying, cruise ships are turned away from ports, borders are closing, factories have stopped churning out products, and the shipment of goods globally has vastly slowed.

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    What’s New in APA Style

    March 31, 2020

    It had been over a decade since the American Psychology Association (APA) last revamped its writing manual when the organization released the 7th edition of its famous APA Style Guide in October 2019. The latest edition of the manual contains a number of updates and additions designed to make APA style more useful for students, teachers and researchers.

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    Where in the Brain Does Creativity Come from? Evidence from Jazz Musicians

    March 31, 2020

    A new brain-imaging study out of Drexel University's Creativity Research Lab sheds light on the controversy on which side of the brain is responsible for creativity by studying the brain of jazz guitarists during improvisation. 

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    Q&A: #COVIDCalls with Disaster Historian Scott Knowles

    March 27, 2020

    Every day, the head of Drexel’s Department of History speaks with experts about news and developments related to COVID-19 — and he wants you to listen in.

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  • To help cope with this transition to a fully online curriculum this spring term, some of Drexel University Online’s top students provided their online learning hacks and best practices.

    Online Learning Tips From Your Fellow Dragons

    March 27, 2020

    Some Drexel University students will take their first online class this spring as the curriculum goes virtual in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. To help cope with this transition, some of Drexel's top online students provided their online learning hacks and best practices.

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    ‘But You Don’t Look Sick?’ How Broad Categories like Autoimmune Impact Patient Experience  

    March 23, 2020

    When your disease is hard to name and doesn’t have visible symptoms, it can be hard for others to understand that you are sick. And, when people don’t know much about your disease, it can be hard to explain it to family and friends.

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  • Monserrat Bores Martínez - Assistant teaching professor in Drexel University

    Meet New Global Studies Prof Monserrat Bores Martínez

    March 02, 2020

    Monserrat Bores Martínez is an assistant teaching professor in Drexel University’s Department of Global Studies and Modern Languages. In addition to her teaching and research, she previously served as a Fulbright faculty adviser at Princeton University, as co-director of the Puebla Education Abroad Program at Penn State University, and as a volunteer translator at a pediatric clinic.

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    CoAS Accomplishments in Brief

    March 02, 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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  • The Drexel delegation hiked to the Bioko program's research site on a beach monitoring marine turtles’ nesting grounds. Photo credit: Scott Cooper.

    In Equatorial Guinea, Drexel Leaders Deepen Longstanding Research Partnership

    March 02, 2020

    A delegation led by President John Fry traveled to the African nation to further the University’s commitment to its Bioko Biodiversity Protection Program.

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