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    Sociology Professor Recognized with Esteemed Reeder Award

    February 21, 2022

    Professor of Sociology Susan E. Bell, PhD, is the 2022 recipient of the prestigious Leo G. Reeder Award, the highest honor presented by the American Sociology Association’s (ASA) Medical Sociology section. The award recognizes the lifetime achievements of sociologists who have significantly advanced the field through innovative research, mentoring and service to the medical sociology community.

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    MFA Program Launches Scholarship Fund to Support Marginalized Writers

    February 17, 2022

    When the first cohort of students in Drexel’s MFA in Creative Writing program graduated, in the spring of 2021, its members raised and donated $1,300 to fund the program’s civic engagement efforts. The gesture was well in keeping with a core tenet of the University, the College and the program itself, and it touched MFA program director Nomi Eve deeply.

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    Biological Sciences Major Lakshmi Parvathinathan Dreams of a More Inclusive Future

    February 15, 2022

    Lakshmi Parvathinathan has dedicated herself to fight for Documented Dreamers—students who have grown up in the United States as child dependents of long-term visa holders but who will age out of their dependent status and face deportation on their 21st birthdays.

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    Student Interns in Drexel Publishing Group Produce Book Honoring Black Alumni Experience

    February 10, 2022

    During Homecoming Weekend, the Drexel Black Alumni Council (DUBAC) launched a special collection of essays. Titled A Legacy to Share, the new book honors over 50 years of history since the first wave of Black students arrived on Drexel’s campus in the late 1960s. Student interns in the Drexel Publishing Group were responsible for copy editing, proofreading and applying styles for formatting the book.

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    Professional Residency Gives MFA Students Insight to Publishing World

    February 08, 2022

    This past November, second-year students in the MFA in Creative Writing program found themselves under the bright lights of New York City to get a feel for what getting a book published is all about. The professional residency is a distinctive part of Drexel’s low-residency MFA program, giving students the opportunity to meet with publishers, agents and editors, form professional ties and gain real-world perspective on the publishing industry.

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    CoAS Accomplishments in Brief

    February 07, 2022

    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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    Biological Sciences Major Carlie Relyea Contributes to Vaccine Trials Through Co-op

    February 07, 2022

    During her co-op, Carlie Relyea assisted with the Pfizer pediatric and adolescent vaccination trial at the Pediatric Clinical Research Center in Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. The experience helped clarify her dream of being a pediatric doctor.

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