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People in white lab coats looking into microscopes. Faculty Highlights: Recent Awards and Grants
Faculty members were awarded sponsored research grants and major gifts, honors and recognition.
P Mohana Shankar Meet P. Mohana Shankar, Recipient of the Inaugural Provost Award for Pedagogical Innovation
While P. Mohana Shankar, PhD, was teaching differential equations to engineering students back in 2010, he assigned them to solve a standard question. Since the solution to the problem also required explanation and interpretation, Shankar wondered whether students, specifically each student, would learn more if provided with a different question.
The Drexel ICA group pictured with TEDI , government officials, school leadership, and community stakeholders, in front of the newly launched computer lab. Photo courtesy of TEDI. Through Connections and Community, Drexel Course Helps Launch Computer Lab in Tanzania
Several Drexel units and external partners collaborated for a class that ultimately culminated in improved digital literacy and educational opportunities for young learners — and, as a byproduct, physical school and road repairs in the country’s Moshi District.

Recent Announcements

Provost Updates and Stories of Partnership
We are pleased to share updates, important policy reminders, and stories of our colleagues leading innovative work in teaching, research and partnership.
Announcing the Awardees of the Climate Hub Grant Program
The Environmental Collaboratory is pleased to support the formation of four collaborative teams of faculty, students and professional staff for research, creative and scholastic endeavors that will further catalyze Drexel’s Areas of Excellence & Opportunity (AEOs) in Sustainability and Climate Resilience with funding from the Waverly Street Foundation,
Christopher Spahr Appointed Executive Director of the Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships
Christopher Spahr, PhD, has been appointed Executive Director of the Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships, effective April 1, 2024.

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