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  • NIH National Institute of Mental Health logo

    NIMH IRP Training Opportunities Info Session October 20

    September 21, 2022

    Please join us in welcoming Janet Clark, Ph.D., Director for Fellowship Training in the National Institutes of Health (NIH) / National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) to provide an information session about Intramural Research Program (IRP) fellowships and training opportunities.


    Training opportunities are available for high school, undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, and professional students and postdoctoral and clinical fellows interested in biomedical research and related fields. Faculty and professional staff are also welcome and encouraged to attend.


    To see what programs you're eligible for, use the Office of Training and Intramural Education (OITE) Eligibility Wizard for Training Fellowships.


    Thursday, October 20, 2022
    10 a.m. to 12 p.m. EDT

    Sky View Room
    MacAlister Hall, 6th Floor
    3250 Chestnut Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19104

    Or virtual via Zoom - Link provided upon registration

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    Merck Recruitment Seminar October 17

    September 21, 2022

    Come learn about exciting opportunities in the Analytical Research & Development department at Merck Research Laboratories! Merck is hosting a recruitment seminar and information session for eligible persons interested in their Senior Scientist positions. Please review a copy of the job description.

    Monday, October 17
    1 to 2:30 p.m. ET

    WeWork (8th Floor)
    1100 Ludlow Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19107

    Complimentary lunch will be provided!

    Virtual option available, if needed.

    Please RSVP by Monday, October 10 to Space is limited.

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    Required Title IX Training - Complete by October 31

    September 16, 2022

    As a Drexel graduate student, you are required to complete an online module entitled, "Drexel U Got This! - Graduate Student Training", a sexual and gender-based harassment and misconduct prevention program, in order to be compliant with University policies for the 2022-2023 Academic Year. The training will help you better understand your right to a discrimination and harassment-free learning environment, as well as your role in contributing to Drexel’s inclusive environment. This training is required for all graduate students, including online students, annually.

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  • Academic News and Key Reminders from the Graduate College

    Academic News & Key Reminders - Fall Quarter 2022

    September 16, 2022

    Welcome new graduate students and welcome back returning students!

    As we begin the fall term and 2022-2023 Academic Year, the Graduate College would like to remind you of a few important academic dates, deadlines, policies and resources to help you navigate your graduate studies. We recommend you bookmark this information for future reference.

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    Photos from Graduate Student Orientation 2022

    September 15, 2022

    Browse photos from our Graduate Student Welcome & Resource Fair on Monday, September 12, 2022. We had an incredible turnout! Thanks to everyone who helped make these events possible, including our volunteer students, faculty and professional staff, table hosts, EMSS Welcome Week team, etc.

    Google Photo Album

    Feel free to download and share photos as you wish! Use #DrexelGradLife and be sure to tag the Graduate College on social media!

    Credit: Jeff Anderson Photography

    We invite students who attended the fair to complete a survey to provide valuable feedback!

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    AAAS 2023 Student E-Poster Competition

    September 02, 2022

    The Office of Research & Innovation is pleased to announce support for student researchers to participate in the 2023 AAAS Annual Meeting Student E-Poster competition. Last year, 75 Drexel undergraduate and graduate students submitted abstracts, and of that number, we had 10 winners across multiple categories. The 2023 AAAS Annual Meeting, Science for Humanity, will be hybrid from Washington, DC on March 2-5, 2023. The Office of Research & Innovation will fund the fees ($25 for abstract and $75 for meeting fee) for approved submissions.

    To be considered for funding, all students must first submit their proposal to the Drexel Funding Portal for review and approval prior to submitting to AAAS.

    The Drexel internal submission deadline is Friday, September 23, 2022, and the AAAS deadline for Drexel is Friday, October 7, 2022 to allow time to process payment.

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    Wistar Trainee Research Symposium February 24

    September 02, 2022

    Note as of 9/12/22: Unfortunately, due to unavoidable circumstances, the symposium has to be postponed. Our new date for the event is February 24, 2023. We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience and hope you and your students are able to attend the symposium in February. We will keep you posted with additional details regarding the event soon. 

    The Wistar Institute Trainee Association invites undergraduate students (that have recently completed a summer research project in biology), graduate students and postdocs to submit abstracts for the Wistar Trainee Research Symposium on September 23, 2022. The symposium is in-person only at The Wistar Institute at 3601 Spruce Street. Registration is required to attend.

    Please submit your abstract (approx. 150-200 words) to and note the presenter name and whether they are an undergraduate student, graduate student or postdoc by Friday, September 9th.

    The symposium is geared for academic trainees who wish to gain experience speaking at a conference-style event. Trainees who wish to present a talk are highly encouraged to submit an abstract on their research topic.

    Download Event Flyer [PDF]

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  • National Postdoc Appreciation Week September 18-23, 2022

    Celebrate National Postdoc Appreciation Week 2022

    September 02, 2022

    Join the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs (OPA) in celebrating the 13th annual National Postdoc Appreciation Week (NPAW) and the significant contributions that postdoctoral scholars make to research and discovery at Drexel with events September 19-23, 2022.

    The theme of this year's NPAW is postdoc mental health and wellness. Speakers will discuss the challenges early career researchers face, share tips they have learned from their struggles, and provide a framework for postdocs to build better balance in their professional lives especially as they navigate their next career step.

    Click on the NPAW website for a complete list of virtual and in-person events, including the virtual kickoff event.

    For more information, email

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  • Doctoral Student Newsletter

    September Doctoral Student Newsletter

    September 02, 2022

    The next edition of our Doctoral Student Newsletter is out!

    The September edition features:

    • A Letter from the Associate Dean
    • Driven Dragons - Doctoral Student Profile
    • Important Dates & Deadlines
    • Upcoming Events
    • News & Opportunities
    • Upcoming Doctoral Defenses

    We want to hear from you about your doctoral student experience and advice for others to be featured in future newsletters. Please take a few moments to fill out this Qualtrics form and share your journey!

    We invite doctoral students to share feedback and ideas for future content at!

    View/Download the Newsletter [PDF]

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