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September

  • August Modiga

    Philosophy, Politics & Economics Major August Modiga Finds Co-op Success

    September 30, 2021

    As a global alliances intern at SAP, August Modiga was part of a team that presented SAP’s business solutions and products to potential customers. The philosophy, politics and economics major shares her experience and the skills she developed that she will carry with her throughout her career.

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  • Photo of Erica Schulte on Drexel blue and gold background

    Meet WELL Center Assistant Research Professor Erica Schulte, PhD

    September 29, 2021

    Erica Schulte, PhD, is an assistant research professor in the WELL Center. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Kansas and her doctoral degree in clinical psychology from the University of Michigan. Schulte completed a predoctoral internship at the Medical University of South Carolina and a two-year postdoctoral research fellowship with the Center for Weight and Eating Disorders at the University of Pennsylvania.

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    History Co-ops Dive Deep into Drexel Archives

    September 27, 2021

    Over the spring and summer Teaching Professor of History Lloyd Ackert, PhD, mentored a diverse group of co-op students in research projects centered on three Drexel archives and special collections. Exploring the archives of the Academy of Natural Sciences, Legacy Center and the Schramm Inc. Collection at University Libraries, the twenty-two co-op students investigated their own unique and individualized research projects based on their background, interests and career plans.

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  • Photo of Jakeya Caruthers on a Drexel blue and gold background

    Meet Assistant Professor of English and Africana Studies Jakeya Caruthers, PhD

    September 22, 2021

    Jakeya Caruthers, PhD, is a new assistant professor of English and Africana Studies. Her research attends to black political aesthetics within 20th and 21st century cultural production and to the study of race, gender, sexuality and state discipline.

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  • Side-by-side  photos of student Emma Whitehouse and Associate Professor Hyunmin Lee

    Communication Major Emma Whitehouse Contributes Research to Prestigious Conference

    September 21, 2021

    With mentor Hyunmin Lee, PhD, associate professor of communication, communication major Emma Whitehouse recently had a paper accepted for the Association of Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC)’s 104th annual conference, which took place last month. The paper investigates the growing popularity of corporate social advocacy (CSA) and how companies communicate their CSAs.

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  • Evangelia Chrysikou

    Meet New Associate Dean for Research Evangelia Chrysikou, PhD

    September 20, 2021

    Evangelia Chrysikou, PhD, was appointed to a three-year term as associate dean for research following her service as interim associate dean. The Associate Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences and Director of the Applied Cognitive and Brain Sciences PhD program recently took the time to answer questions about her own research, the importance of undergraduate research opportunities and her goals as associate dean, among other things.

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  • Photo of Megan Bolton on a Drexel blue and gold background

    Meet Assistant Teaching Professor of Sociology Megan Bolton

    September 15, 2021

    Megan Bolton, PhD, is an assistant teaching professor in the Department of Sociology. She received her PhD in sociology from Indiana University, minoring in social science research methods and concentrating in medical sociology.

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  • Ebony and Ivy book cover next to photo of author Craig Steven Wilder

    Community Read Examines Lasting Legacy of American Universities’ Ties to Slavery

    September 13, 2021

    The College of Arts and Sciences’ inaugural DEI Community Read focused inward in its exploration of the interconnected histories of colonialism, slavery, race and higher education through its discussion of Craig Steven Wilder’s Ebony & Ivy: Race, Slavery, and the Troubled History of America’s Universities.

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  • Headshot of Travis Curtice on blue and gold background

    Meet Assistant Professor of Politics Travis Curtice, PhD

    September 10, 2021

    Travis Curtice is an assistant professor in the Department of Politics. Prior to coming to Drexel, he held fellowships with the Dickey Center for International Understanding at Dartmouth College, the U.S. Institute for Peace, and the Democracy Program at the Carter Center.

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  • A photo of a notebook and other papers from the game Field Guide to Memory

    PhD Student Greg Loring-Albright Investigates “Keepsake” Games

    September 09, 2021

    Communication, Culture and Media PhD student Greg Loring-Albright and Wes Willison, an independent scholar, recently presented their research “Memorable Artifacts: The Co-Production of Unique Materiality Via Game Rules” at GENeration Analog, the first tabletop games and education conference presented by Analog Games Studies and Gen Con, the preeminent consumer marketing event for hobby games in North America.

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    CoAS Accomplishments in Brief

    September 09, 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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  • Dane Ward and Professor José Andrés Martínez Machado collect native bees in Cienfuegos, Cuba

    An Academic Reckoning: Meet Dane Ward BS ’09 PhD ’13

    September 08, 2021

    Assistant Teaching Professor of Biodiversity, Earth and Environmental Science and Drexel alum Dane Ward, PhD, was recently named an Outstanding Mentor of the Year. Here he discusses the importance of mentorship, expanding access to STEM and equity-based environmental science.

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  • DrexelNow checked in with the new students joining our campus community this fall about their past experiences, future plans, and their hopes and worries about starting their Drexel careers amidst the ongoing pandemic. Pictured: Zoe Boynton

    10 New Dragons Discuss Starting at Drexel This Fall

    September 02, 2021

    DrexelNow checked in with the new students joining our campus community this fall about their past experiences, future plans, and their hopes and worries about starting their Drexel careers amidst the ongoing pandemic.

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  • Jaara Ndaw, a fourth-year global studies student and member of the Center for Black Culture 2021–2022 Advisory Board, planned to take it slow her first year at Drexel and get more involved later. Then, the pandemic happened.

    In an Unpredictable World, Don’t Wait to Make the Most of Your College Experience

    September 01, 2021

    Jaara Ndaw, a fourth-year global studies student and member of the Center for Black Culture 2021–2022 Advisory Board, planned to take it slow her first year at Drexel and get more involved later. Then, the pandemic happened. She compels new students to be aware of the challenges they face when starting college, but also to step out of their comfort zone in order to not miss out on the great opportunities Drexel has to offer.

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  • Sandy Friedlander

    Associate Dean Sandy Friedlander Retires After 34 Year Career at Drexel

    September 01, 2021

    Friedlander arrived at Drexel in 1987, on the heels of earning his doctorate in rhetoric from Carnegie Mellon, when he was hired as a writing researcher in what was then the Department of Humanities and Communications. He began teaching writing and communication to undergraduate and graduate students and went on to hold numerous administrative positions in the Department of Humanities and Communications, the Department of Culture and Communication, and the Department of Communication, before becoming associate dean of undergraduate education.

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