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Q&A With Jennifer Britton: Dornsife Center Partners With PSPCA

Drexel’s Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships was established to be a liaison between the local community and the University. But Drexel knows the city can’t only accommodate for humans—it must remember Philadelphia’s furry friends. 

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Eight Years and Counting: College of Medicine Grad Student Completes Combined Degree

College of Medicine grad student Vlad Ratushny enjoyed the sweet success of graduation last month after eight long years in the combined MD–PhD program.

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Q&A with Paul Nolan: Music Therapy for Premature Babies

A lullaby can be more than just soothing for sleepy children–it can be healing therapy for infants who are born prematurely, according to Drexel's Paul Nolan, assistant clinical professor and director of music therapy education, to learn more about this inspiring area of research.

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Artists and Educators to Discuss Learning through the Arts as part of Urban Education Series

Using the arts to foster learning, motivation and success for urban students will be the topic of conversation among a panel of artists and educators at “Learning through the Arts” on Tuesday, April 30 as part of the Critical Conversations in Urban Education lecture series hosted by Drexel’s School of Education.

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Q&A with James Connell: Checking in With the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute

Dr. James Connell, who joined Drexel last year as the clinical director of the A.J Drexel Autism Institute, shared with DrexelNow some of the latest developments at the institute since its launch last year.

Autism Experts at Drexel Available to Comment for Autism Awareness Month

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Q&A with Tina Richardson: Philadelphia Public School District Closings

Last week, the Philadelphia School Reform Commission ordered the closing of 23 Philadelphia School District schools. Drexel's Tina Richardson spoke with DrexelNow about why the public has reacted so strongly to the closings, whether the process was flawed, and how the remaining schools can best welcome the reassigned students.

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New Drexel University Graduate Program will Prepare Students for Museum Leadership

A new graduate program offered by Drexel’s Westphal College of Media Arts & Design will prepare students for leadership roles in museums across the country and around the world.

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 Partners with McGraw Hill to Improve Math Education Through Online Tools

Drexel University’s School of Education has formed a unique partnership with McGraw-Hill School Education Group (SEG) to improve math education in classrooms through the Math Forum @ Drexel, the leading online math education community.

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STEM Career Days to Inspire Philadelphia Public School Students at the Academy of Natural Sciences

Philadelphia public middle-school students and their teachers will be able to interact with scientists from FMC Corporation and explore learning and career opportunities in science and math thanks to a grant from the Philadelphia-based chemical company, the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University announced today.

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Philadelphia Educators to Discuss Innovations in STEM Education

Drexel University’s School of Education will host the second event in the Critical Conversations in Urban Education lecture series on Monday, October 22, from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. A panel of teachers and principals will explore the innovative work of educators in Philadelphia schools, with an emphasis on science, technology, engineering and mathematics education.