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lindsey___black : It was really hot today. Oh and I graduated.
drexel_coas: @ lindsey___black: Further proof our Dragons can handle the heat. :) Congrats!
Interactive Nutrition and Cooking Workshops
5:30 p.m. @ Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships
Fellowships 101
11 a.m. @ Disque 109
Green Infrastructure, Climate and Cities Seminar Series
4 p.m. @ Hill Conference Room
6th Annual BlackStar Film Festival
6 p.m. @ Pearlstein Gallery & Screening Room
CoAS Commencement Pics
The speeches, the Pomp and Circumstance, the artfully embellished graduation caps — head to our Facebook page to see photos from the 2017 CoAS Commencement ceremony.
Fall Courses
Learn to think like a publicist, understand what it means to be a citizen scientist, and examine the idea of peace in these fall courses.
Protecting the Pangolins
The pangolin: It looks like a cross between an armadillo, anteater and reptile, and it's the world's most heavily trafficked animal. Environmental science student Ashleigh Jugan is on co-op in Vietnam working to protect the unusual animal.
Abroad from Down Under
As a study abroad student, Nathan Clarke had a clear idea of the kind of experience he wanted to have when he left his home in Australia. His Drexel experience not only checked all the right boxes, but also led to an unexpected career change.
New Graduate Minor
The Graduate Minor in Creative Interdisciplinary Research is designed for students to learn how to apply creativity techniques to address real problems in an interdisciplinary, team setting. Info sessions 7/11 and 20.
Improving Eating Behaviors
Opening next month, Drexel's new WELL Center seeks to untangle Americans' complicated, and often problematic, relationship with food.
Barbara Hoejke, PhD
A Final Goodbye!
Before donning their caps and gowns, our seniors celebrated their final year among friends and faculty at the CoAS Senior Send-Off at Wahoos. Check out the photos on our Facebook page.
Stoneleigh Visiting Fellow
After serving as Administrator of the U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, Robert L. Listenbee, Esq., will join Drexel's Juvenile Justice Research and Reform Lab as a Visiting Fellow.
Barbara Hoejke, PhD
A Career of Achievement
BEES prof Sue Kilham, PhD, received the Phycological Society of America Award of Excellence, celebrating her impact on the field of phycology, and record of sustained scholarly activity.
Debjani Bhattacharyya
Miriam Kotzin, PhD, professor of English, published two new books, "Country Music" (Spuyten Duyvil Press) and "Debris Field" (WordTech).
Chris Sims
Anthony Addison, PhD, professor of chemistry, co-authored the book "Electrons, Atoms, and Molecules in Inorganic Chemistry" (Academic Press).
Phillip Ayoub
Eric Brewe, PhD, associate professor of physics, was awarded a $226,343 NSF grant for the project "Collaborative Research: Characterizing Active Learning Environments in Physics."
Robert Brulle
Rose Corrigan, PhD, associate professor of politics, received a $48,215 NSF grant for the project "Fostering Collaboration Between Sociolegal Studies and Science and Technology Studies."
Amy Slaton
Jose Tapia, PhD, associate professor of politics, published the book "Rentabilidad, Inversión y Crisis: Teorías Económicas y Datos Empíricos" (translation: "Profitability, Investment and Crisis: Economic Theories and Empirical Data") with Spanish publisher Maia.
Don Charles
Shari Moskow, PhD, professor and department head of math, received a $339,999 NSF grant for the project "OP: Heterogeneous Optical Media: Boundary Effects, Spectral Properties, and Inversion."
Jiu Jiang
Mark McCurdy, clinical psychology PhD student, mentored by Brian Daly, PhD, was awarded a $37,176 pre-doctoral NIH NICHD F31 grant for the study "Social Competence in Youth with Neurofibromatosis Type 1."
Don Charles
Douglas Porpora, PhD, professor of sociology, presented at the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences Plenary Session, "Towards a Participatory Society: New Roads to Social and Cultural Integration," held at the Vatican.
Jiu Jiang
Mimi Sheller, PhD, professor of sociology and director of the Center for Mobilities Research and Policy, was the opening keynote speaker at the GVF Communities in Motion Movimento Forum in Philadelphia.
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