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Would College Students Retain More If Professors Dialed Back The Pace?

Paula Marantz Cohen, PhD, dean of the Pennoni Honors College and distinguished professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Feb. 1 NPR “Cosmos & Culture” opinion piece about whether college students may retain more information if their professors slowed the pace of their learning.

The Simplest Course I Ever Taught

Paula Marantz Cohen, PhD, dean of the Pennoni Honors College and distinguished professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, authored a Jan. 21 piece for the Chronicle of Higher Education about reading Pride and Prejudice aloud to a class of undergraduate students as an experiment in “slow teaching.”

There’s No Virtue in Joining an Angry Mob

Paula Marantz Cohen, PhD, dean of Pennoni Honors College and distinguished professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, wrote an Oct. 19 Wall Street Journal opinion piece on the public's reaction to accusations of sexual assault against Harvey Weinstein.

The Bard Can Help Us Understand Politics’ Sound and Fury

Paula Marantz Cohen, PhD, dean of the Pennoni Honors College and distinguished professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, authored a Sept. 8 opinion piece for The Wall Street Journal discussing how the Bard can help the public better understand politics and its sound and fury type performance.

Drexel Exhibit Toasts Howard Pyle, Father of American Illustration

Danielle Rice, PhD, a teaching professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and director of the Museum Leadership program, and Paula Marantz Cohen, PhD, dean of the Pennoni Honors College, were quoted in a May 15 Philadelphia Inquirer feature on an exhibition of the work of renowned illustrator and former Drexel professor Howard Pyle. The exhibit, "Howard Pyle, His Students & the Golden Age of American Illustration," will be on display at the Paul Peck Alumni Center through June 18.

When Applied Art Became Fine Art

Drexel University’s “Howard Pyle, His Students & the Golden Aged of American Illustration” exhibition was reviewed on April 6 in the Broad Street Review. The exhibition was also mentioned during the April 7 WHYY-Radio (91-FM), “Newsworks Entertainment Guide.”

Who's Speaking at Philly-Area Commencements in 2017

The announcement of computational design guru John Maeda as Drexel's 2017 Commencement speaker was included in an April 4 Philly Voice story about commencement speakers at area colleges.

Commentary: The Drexel Connection to Illustrator Howard Pyle

Paula Marantz Cohen, PhD, dean of the Pennoni Honors College and distinguished professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, authored an April 2 Philadelphia Inquirer column about Drexel's history as the center for the art of illustration at the turn of the 20th century. Cohen also noted the opening of Drexel exhibition "Howard Pyle, His Students & The Golden Age of American Illustration," which will run form April 3 to June 18 in the Paul Peck Alumni Center.

The DeanBeat: Intel University Discovers the Best College Game Projects

“Sole,” a video game designed by Nabeel Ansari, an undergrad in Pennoni Honors College, and Vincent DeTommaso, an undergrad in Westphal College, and recent graduates  Nina DeLucia and Thomas Sharpe, was mentioned in a March 3 VentureBeat feature on the Intel University Games Showcase Competition. The students’ startup company, Gossamer Games, is supported by the Entrepreneurial Game Studio in the ExCITe Center and the Baiada Institute for Entrepreneurship in the Close School of Entrepreneurship.


The Danger of Progressives’ Inhumanity to the Humanities

Paula Marantz Cohen, PhD, dean of the Pennoni Honors College and distinguished professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, authored a July 28 opinion piece for The Wall Street Journal about seeking wisdom through literature and how progress is not central to the humanities.

Contemporary Jane Austen Tells All

Paula Marantz Cohen, PhD, dean of the Pennoni Honors College and distinguished professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, authored a July 18 Philadelphia Inquirer column imagining novelist Jane Austen as she may exist in the year of 2017.

Commentary: From Prison, a Reminder of the Value of Great Literature

Paula Marantz Cohen, PhD, dean of the Pennoni Honors College and Distinguished Professor of English in the College of Arts and Sciences, wrote a piece in the Philadelphia Inquirer June 24 discussing the importance of literature in education. Cohen's piece used the example of a Pennsylvania prison inmate who participated in a literature correspondence course she taught.