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  • QandA-LGBT History Month

    October 22, 2012

    In honor of LGBT history month, DrexelNow talked to School of Public Health professor Randall Sell about his role as an academic and community historian in the LGBT community—and why learning about gay history is crucial to a comprehensive education.

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  • Witnesses to Hunger in Baltimore

    October 16, 2012

    A “Witnesses to Hunger” exhibit, featuring the photographs of parents from Baltimore, Boston, and Philadelphia who have experienced hunger and poverty first-hand, will run through October in Baltimore. It is one of multiple ways anti-hunger advocates are coming together this month to raise awareness about the challenges of living in or near poverty and to fight hunger in Maryland.

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  • What Im Reading-Mariana Chilton

    October 11, 2012

    The School of Public Health's Dr. Mariana Chilton carved out some time to speak with DrexelNow about her current reading selection, The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration, by Isabel Wilkerson.

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  • Preventing Firefighter Injuries and Casualties by Examining the Culture of Safety

    October 09, 2012

    Drexel University was awarded a three-year, $1 million fire prevention and safety grant last month to develop tools to improve on-the-job safety for firefighters. Researchers will develop a survey to measure the safety climate – the measurable aspect of an organization’s or group’s attitudes toward safe behavior or “culture of safety”– for use in fire departments and by fire safety researchers.

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