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2016

  • December

  • November

    • Drexel nanomaterials researchers in a South Korean lab.

      Drexel's Materials Researchers Building Connections in Korea

      November 30, 2016

      The first chapter in a South Korean collaboration proved fruitful for Drexel's nanomaterials researchers, who learned that it takes big thinking to make progress on the smallest of scales.

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    • International Students Find Second Home in Multicultural Community

      November 29, 2016

      Drexel’s International Graduate Student Association’s annual Thanksgiving dinner, hosted last Wednesday with the Graduate Student Association, Graduate College and PRAGATHI Indian Graduate Student Association, brought together hundreds from the graduate student community for a hearty meal and company before the University’s holiday break.

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    • James Herbert

      Q&A With Graduate College Dean and Executive Vice Provost James Herbert

      November 03, 2016

      You might call the one-year anniversary of Drexel’s Graduate College “the great rollout.” For the past year, with inaugural Dean and Executive Vice Provost James Herbert, PhD, leading the way, the college has moved into its new home and set in place a long list of initiatives. Now it’s time to mobilize.

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  • October

    • New Fund to Expand Graduate Research Exposure

      October 30, 2016

      For a decade, select graduate students have been supported in presenting at conferences across the country, through a travel award program. With the demand for these awards steadily increasing and the benefits that result being more important than ever, the newly created Teck-Kah Lim Travel Award Fund, is aimed at expanding these valuable opportunities.

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    • Get to Know Your New Graduate Student Association Board

      October 29, 2016

      Each Graduate Student Association (GSA) Board brings new energy and goals to the leadership role. This year’s GSA Board is especially diverse in their disciplines and interests, and particularly driven to enhance the Drexel graduate student experience. Meet the newest GSA Board Members and learn more about their studies, interests and goals for this year.

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  • September

    • Recent Alumnus Turns Co-op Into Career

      September 28, 2016

      Cybersecurity master’s student, Akshay Finney, was new to the emerging healthcare IT field, but his graduate co-op experience landed him a full-time job offer before graduation.

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    • Welcome from the Dean

      September 22, 2016

      It is my pleasure to welcome you to a new and momentous academic year at Drexel. Whether you are just beginning your graduate career, are planning to graduate this academic year, or are somewhere in between, you are certainly part of an auspicious and exciting time for graduate studies across the University.

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  • August

    • PhD Students Find Value in Connecting Teaching and Learning

      August 29, 2016

      Each year the Graduate College recognizes Drexel’s most esteemed teaching assistants and this past spring Simon Begashaw and Marko Jacovic were two such students. While the many award nominations illustrate the duo’s commitment and aptitude, it’s also clear that Begashaw and Jacovic have benefited greatly from their teaching experiences.

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    • Steve Kaspryzk '05, third from right, is the latest Drexel Dragon to compete in multiple Olympics and Paralympics.

      A Celebrated History of Drexel Olympians and Paralympians

      August 10, 2016

      A Drexel alum is currently in Rio for his second Summer Olympics, thus becoming the most recent in a line of Drexel Dragons who have repeatedly competed in the Olympic and Paralympic games.

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  • July

    • MPV Awardees Announced

      July 29, 2016

      This year the Office of the Provost and the Graduate College received 25 Market-Driven Academic Program Venture (MPV) proposals. Five new programs were selected as awardees and two more programs were selected to receive direct marketing support.

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    • Allison Gutierrez, right, receives the United States Public Health Service Excellence in Public Health Award from Capt. JoAnne Hitte, an officer in the Commissioned Corps USPHS, on behalf of the Surgeon General of the United States.

      Medical Student Wins Award for Developing Prenatal Program

      July 27, 2016

      Allison Gutierrez, a third-year medical student, was recently recognized for her efforts to connect Drexel medical students with underserved expecting mothers. 

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    • The Top 100 list of worldwide universities granted patents released by The National Academy of Inventors and Intellectual Property Owners Association.

      Drexel in the Top 50 of Worldwide List for Patents

      July 20, 2016

      Drexel was named 49th on a list of worldwide universities granted patents released by The National Academy of Inventors and Intellectual Property Owners Association, placing amidst some of the biggest names in innovation.

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  • June

  • May

    • Join Us For Graduate Student Day!

      May 10, 2016

      The Graduate College and the Graduate Student Association (GSA) are pleased to invite the entire Drexel graduate community to this year’s Graduate Student Day celebration on Monday, May 16 from 5-7pm in the Bossone's Mitchell Auditorium. We hope you will join us in celebrating the many impressive accomplishments of Drexel’s graduate students, and in accepting our appreciation for your continued efforts.

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    • 24 Hours of Impact: The Graduate College Accepts the Mission; Do You?

      May 06, 2016

      With Commencement only about a month away, it certainly is a lively time here at Drexel. I hope you will join me in marking your calendar for another exciting event: Drexel’s first-ever Day of Giving on May 10, 2016! During these 24 hours, alumni, students, and supporters from all over the world will be showing their pride by giving back to graduate education at Drexel.

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  • April

    • Message from the Dean: Join Us in Interdisciplinary Conversation

      April 20, 2016

      As you may know, in collaboration with the Graduate Student Association (GSA), the Graduate College sponsors Books & Bagels, Conversations in Interdisciplinary Research programs, which have hosted well over 100 student speakers since 2012. So far in 2016 we have heard from outstanding students from across Drexel’s schools and colleges, and would very much like to hear from you in the future!

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    • Biomedical Engineering Drexel

      Drexel Furthers Its Academic Alliance With Shanghai Jiao Tong University

      April 14, 2016

      Drexel University students earning master’s degrees in biomedical engineering now have the option to complete part of their program in China, thanks to an expanded agreement with Med-X Research Institute of Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU). 

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    • Drexel to Offer New Joint Master’s Program with Shanghai Jiao Tong University

      April 07, 2016

      In addition to the dual PhD program in biomedical engineering and other academic and research partnerships, the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems and the Med-X Research Institute of Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) will now offer a joint master’s degree in biomedical engineering.

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    • April Books & Bagels Program

      April 06, 2016

      The next Books & Bagels program is on Friday, April 15, 2016 at 12 pm in the Graduate Student Lounge and will feature graduate student speakers, Stephanie Goldstein (PhD, Clinical Psychology) and Derek Taylor Parrott (MS, Science, Technology and Society) as well as moderator, Evan Forman, PhD, Professor of Psychology.

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  • March

    • Cybersecurity Conference at Drexel

      March 29, 2016

      The Graduate Student Association, Drexel NMIA: National Military Intelligence Association, and Drexel WiCS: Women in Computing Society present the Cybersecurity Conference '16. This interdisciplinary conference will be held at Drexel on Saturday, April 2, 2016 and will include workshops, industry speakers and panel discussions.

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    • RECESS Pitch Competition

      March 22, 2016

      The RECESS ‪Pitch Competition‬ is coming to ‪Drexel‬ in search of the top student startup businesses. If you are a student entrepreneur this is an opportunity to take your ‪startup‬ idea to the next level and receive prize money. Applications close on March 28.

       

       

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    • Change in Eligibility to the NSF GRFP

      March 21, 2016

      The National Science Foundation (NSF) has provided advance notice of a change in the eligibility of prospective applicants to the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP). This change is described in a Dear Colleague Letter (NSF 16-050) and FAQs (NSF 16-051). 

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    • Partnership with the Association for Women in Science (AWIS)

      March 17, 2016

      Drexel is now an institutional partner of the Association for Women in Science (AWIS). AWIS is the largest multi-disciplinary organization for women in STEM and reaches more than 20,000 professionals in STEM around the country. With Drexel’s AWIS partnership, all interested students in STEM programs are eligible to receive one year free access to the AWIS benefits.

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    • Graduate Student Excellence Awards

      March 17, 2016

      The Graduate College is pleased to announce the nomination period for Graduate Student Excellence Awards. These awards will recognize Drexel's high performing graduate students and their commitment to the university's mission. Students will be celebrated and recognized at Graduate Student Day. All graduate students and supporters are welcome to attend this celebration of graduate education at Drexel.

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  • February

    • Graduate students enjoy coffee and conversation in the Graduate College's new space.

      The Graduate College Moves to New Space

      February 24, 2016

      The Graduate College has made itself at home in its new space on the third floor of Main Building.

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    • Books & Bagels is Back

      February 23, 2016

      Books & Bagels is a lunch time, interdisciplinary program hosted by the Graduate Student Association (GSA) and the Graduate College. The next program will be on Friday, February 26, 2016 at 12 pm in the Graduate Student Lounge. For more information on this program or to inquire about presenting at a future event, please visit the Books & Bagels page on our website. 

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    • NOW ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS FOR 2015-2016 TA EXCELLENCE AWARDS

      February 16, 2016

      The TA Excellence Committee is now accepting nominations for deserving Teaching Assistants. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to nominate highly effective teaching assistants for certificates of recognition and monetary awards. Award winners will be invited to attend the Graduate Student Day Ceremony near the end of the spring term.

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    • Market-Driven Academic Program Ventures

      February 11, 2016

      The Office of the Provost, in partnership with the Graduate College, will provide "start-up" resources for new, innovative academic programs that align with current market opportunities and that have the potential to provide key professional opportunities for future students. Submissions are now being accepted via the Drexel Funding Portal.

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  • January

    • James Herbert

      Message from the Dean: Clarification re. Teaching Assistant vs. Teaching Fellow

      January 28, 2016

      It has come to my attention that there remains some confusion over the distinction between the status of PhD students as Teaching Assistants vs. Teaching Fellows, and the implications for Pennsylvania State tax. As noted in the PhD tuition guidelines a Teaching Fellow (TF) is a doctoral student who is being paid for teaching activities that are requirement of the program. 

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    • Upcoming Deadline: International Travel Award Applications

      January 26, 2016

      The Office of International Programs would like to remind graduate students that International Travel Award (ITA) applications for travel from March 1, 2016- June 30, 2016 are due on Thursday, January 28, 2016. The ITA program provides assistance to faculty and graduate students towards international conference participation.

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    • Lili Mao filming a documentary in Pakistan.

      Grad Student Films U.N. Documentary in Pakistan

      January 22, 2016

      One graduate student recently returned from an once-in-a-lifetime opportunity filming refuges in Pakistan for the United Nations.

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    • James Herbert

      Message from the Dean: Doctoral Teaching Fellowship W-2 Information

      January 14, 2016

      Some graduate students who were formerly classified as TAs may feel that their position met the criteria of a Doctoral Teaching Fellowship prior to the start of the 2015–2016 academic year. Those students might be eligible for a refund of the Pennsylvania state income tax.

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    • Graduate student Akshay Finney has gained experience and knowledge in a burgeoning field and found a mentor at his co-op.

      A Graduate-Level Co-op in an Emerging Field

      January 04, 2016

      Before attending one of Drexel’s career fairs, graduate student Akshay Finney never really considered healthcare IT security. Now he’s gained experience and knowledge in a burgeoning field and found a mentor at his job.

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