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All News tagged "Goodwin College"

Drexel Culinary Students Visit Farm and Market to Create Five-Course Dinner for Le Bec Fin

Philadelphia’s legendary French restaurant Le Bec Fin has opened its kitchen to culinary students from Drexel University’s Goodwin College of Professional Studies to create a five-course menu, which they will serve at a special collaborative dinner.

Drexel and NCPA Study Shows NCAA’s Use of “Amateurism” Denies College Athletes Billions in Revenue

A joint study released by Drexel University’s Sport Management Department in the Goodwin College of Professional Studies and the National College Players Association (NCPA) shows that the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) uses amateurism as a tool to deny athletes billions of dollars per year in revenue that they would otherwise receive in a fair market. The study is entitled The $6 Billion Heist: Robbing College Athletes Under the Guise of Amateurism.

Drexel Offers Free Workshops to Help Female Veterans Rejoin the Workforce

Women represent the fastest growing segment of the veteran population, yet programs on educational opportunities and employment issues specifically for female veterans are severely lacking. Drexel University’s Goodwin College of Professional Studies has created a program to help this underserved and growing veteran population successfully reintegrate into the workforce.

Drexel to Open Office in Washington, D.C.

Drexel University has announced it will open an office in Washington, D.C. that will serve as a multifunctional academic and outreach center for the University and its online subsidiary Drexel University Online.
Cuisine from the Collections

Crickets, Worms on Menu at Halloween Cocktail Party Hosted by Academy of Natural Sciences

Cuisine From the Collections will take place from 7–10 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 27, at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University (1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway). Adventurous grazers will be treated to an eclectic variety of food options such as venison, seaweed and dishes prepared with ingredients not found in most kitchens, including healthful crickets and worms.

Drexel Launches New Website on LGBT Issues in Sport

On National Coming Out Day, October 11, Drexel University’s Goodwin College for Professional Studies will launch the research and activism network “LGBT Issues in Sport: Theory to Practice,” which aims to be the definitive resource for research on LGBT issues in sport.

School of Education

School of Education to Become an Independent Unit

Dean William Lynch will be appointed dean of the School of Education and will also continue to supervise the activities of Goodwin College while a national search begins for a new dean.

Drexel Experts Available to Comment on the 2012 Olympics

New Report on Job Market for Young Grads

Even as the job market has rebounded over the last two years, the employment prospects for young college graduates have continued to deteriorate, according to a new report by Dr. Paul E. Harrington and Dr. Neeta P. Fogg, labor economists in Drexel University’s Center for Labor Market and Policy. Rather, even during this period of net job creation, young college graduates saw their employment rates fall at the same time as their mal-employment rates increased.
food science

“Modernist Cuisine” Culinary Arts Course Gives Students a Glimpse Into the Science of Food

In Drexel’s prep kitchens, students are conducting edible science experiments.

Chef Gordon Ramsay of Kitchen Nightmares and Drexel student Andrew Bohinick

Drexel Students Featured on "Kitchen Nightmares"

Drexel students Andrew Bohinick and John Boswell will show off their culinary chops in an upcoming episode of FOX’s “Kitchen Nightmares.” The episode, in which Chef Gordon Ramsay transforms Zócalo Mexican restaurant, will air on March 30th at 8 p.m. EST.

Experts available for Black History Month