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  • Julian Stirling and Valerian Sanga assemble OpenFlexure Microscopes for display at GOSH Global 2018

    Open Science Hardware Accelerates Innovation, Democratizes Science

    July 29, 2021

    Open Science Hardware (OSH) could be a game changer for the democratization of science, as long as there is infrastructure to prevent recreating existing inequities. Julieta Arancio, a postdoctoral researcher under the mentorship of Gwen Ottinger, is studying the OpenFlexure project to develop policy recommendations for university management, researchers and anyone trying to promote OSH.

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  • Eric Zillmer attending a Drexel men’s basketball game versus Saint Joseph’s University on Nov. 17, 2014 at the Daskalakis Athletic Center. Photo credit: Drexel Athletics.

    Athletic Director Emeritus Reflects on 23 Years in College Athletics

    July 21, 2021

    Eric Zillmer, PsyD, shared some of what he saw and experienced during his run of more than 23 years at the helm of collegiate sports for the University — and what comes next.

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  • Four students face a white wall covered in colorful sticky notes

    Students Explore the Ethics of Science and Technology in STS Minor

    July 21, 2021

    Appealing to a wide range of students—from those who are pre-med, studying engineering or computing and informatics, to students who are interested in the societal and ethical impact of science and technology—the Science, Technology and Society (STS) minor allows students to explore the cultural, ethical, historical, political and institutional dimensions of science, medicine and technology.

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  • Naoko Kurahashi Neilson stands in snow at the geographic South Pole

    NSF Career Award Supports Work that Could Redefine the Night Sky

    July 19, 2021

    Naoko Kurahashi Neilson, PhD, associate professor of physics, was awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Career Award to look for supermassive black holes in the sky using neutrinos. Neilson is conducting this work as part of the IceCube collaboration, which is a team of approximately 300 physicists from 53 institutions in 12 countries, working with data collected from the IceCube Neutrino Observatory, located at the geographic South Pole.

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  • Preparation and the presentation of her social initiative and talent won Elaine Ficarra the right to be called Miss Philadelphia in the competition’s centennial year, as well as scholarship funding and a chance to compete in the Miss Pennsylvania competition last month, in which she placed third runner up.

    Drexel Student Named Miss Philadelphia 2021

    July 14, 2021

    Elaine Ficarra, a rising third-year biology major and Pennoni Honors College student, earned the title of Miss Philadelphia after competition was postponed due to the pandemic last year, and placed third runner up at the Miss Pennsylvania competition in June.

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  • Mallika Kodavatiganti

    Biological Sciences Alum Mallika Kodavatiganti ’21 Combines Passions for Co-op Success

    July 12, 2021

    Biological sciences alum Mallika Kodavatiganti '21 shares how her extracurricular activities, creative experiences and coursework inspired the work she did during co-ops at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and Temple University's Center for Obesity Research and Education. She was recently honored with a 2021 Cooperative Education Award.

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  • Students associated with the Climate and Sustainability Working Group helped put on Earthfest on April 22. Photo courtesy of Grace Zaborski.

    Eco-Passionate Students Find Outlet, Experience Through Climate and Sustainability Working Group

    July 09, 2021

    As plans for a centralized sustainability office at Drexel continue to formulate, students seeking climate and sustainability impact opportunities have found a home working with Drexel’s cross-functional and interdisciplinary working group started last spring in conjunction with the University’s “Climate Year” initiative. 

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    Drexel Helps Set Climate Resilience Research Agenda for Philadelphia

    July 09, 2021

    A new collaboration between the University, Academy of Natural Sciences, City of Philadelphia, DVRPC and local organizations will ultimately create a research agenda to help make the region more climate resilient.

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    Recognizing Excellence in Research, Scholarship, Creativity, Teaching and Professional Service

    July 08, 2021

    As a means of supporting the ongoing development of Drexel University’s research, scholarship and creative activities, as well as recognizing excellence in teaching and professional service, the Office of Research & Innovation and the Office of Faculty Advancement and Undergraduate Affairs are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2020-21 Research, Scholarship and Creativity Awards and the 2020-21 Provost Awards for Teaching, Scholarship and Professional Service.

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    CoAS Accomplishments in Brief

    July 07, 2021

    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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  • Henry Israeli

    Henry Israeli Appointed Director of Jewish Studies

    July 01, 2021

    Henry Israeli, from the Department of English and Philosophy, has been appointed to the position of Director of Jewish Studies, effective Fall 2021, to lead the planning and implementation of a range of initiatives to increase the visibility of the program both inside and outside the University while developing a strategic plan in collaboration with Amelia Hoover Green, PhD, Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

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