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Dean's Seminar: Searching for Neutrinos at the Earth's South Pole
3:30 - 5 p.m. @ Disque Hall 109
#BlackLivesMatter: A Faculty Roundtable Discussion
6 - 8 p.m. @ MacAlister 2019-20
Dean's Seminar: How Economy and Ecology Shaped Colonial Calcutta
3:30 - 5 p.m. @ Disque Hall 109
Tickets Available for Distinguished Lecture with Candy Chang
New Spring Courses
From courses in prison, to discussions on animal rights and the nuances of memory, our spring course lineup offers something for everyone.
Representing the US at the World's Fair
Junior Rebecca Olsho is packing her bags for a co-op in Milan as one of 120 student ambassadors representing their schools and nations at this year's World's Fair, Expo Milano.
Shifting Energy Culture Series
Look more closely at our electricity systems, power usage, and how "smart" technologies are helping us to better understand campus energy usage in this four-part speaker series. Register online. Lunch will be provided.
$75,000 in Scholarships!
Student Affairs and the USGA are awarding over $75,000 in scholarships to deserving Dragons and orgs who have made significant contributions to student life at Drexel and in the community. Self-nominations welcome. Due March 1 at 11:59 p.m.
Student Jobs Available
Saving up for a spring break vacation? Apply for a job with the College of Arts and Sciences or the Departments of Mathematics or Physics! Work study and paid positions available.
Our New History Prof
Debjani Bhattacharyya, PhD, joins us from Atlanta as an assistant professor in the Department of History and Politics. In this Q&A, she talks about the unique jobs she had before becoming a professor, and the experience that literally took her breath away.
Ask Mag 2014
What do dinosaurs, Susan Seidelman and the Flying Fish Brewing Company have in common? They're all featured in this year's Ask Magazine!
President's Report
Of the hundreds of headline-making stories that hit your inboxes and newsfeeds last year, Dreadnoughtus and Drexel's Psychological Services Center are 2 of John Fry's top 14 picks for 2014! Watch videos of these stories and more in the President's Report.
Steve McMillan, PhD, professor and interim head of physics, Kevin Olson, PhD, research professor of physics, and Mordecai-Mark Mac Low, visiting research professor of physics, received a $419,266 NASA grant, "Formation and Hierarchical Assembly of Massive Star Clusters."
In preparation for the May 19th primary election, Richardson Dilworth, PhD, director of the Center for Public Policy, will moderate Philadelphia's first Mayoral Candidate Forum at the Business Association of West Parkside, February 19th, 8:30 to 10 a.m. Event is free and open to the public.
Evan Forman, PhD, professor of psychology, received a $40,000 Weight Watchers Karen Millerā€Kovach Research Grant from The Obesity Society, "A Companion Smartphone App to Enhance Dietary Adherence Through Predictive Machine Learning." Co-investigators from the College include Meghan Butryn, PhD, Adrienne Juarascio, PhD, Zoe Zhang, PhD, and psychology doctoral students Stephanie Goldstein and Stephanie Manasse.
Drexel's Society of Physics Students received a $2,000 American Institute of Physics award for the project "Cosmic-Ray Induced Bit-Flipping Experiment." The chapter also received the "Future Faces of Physics Award" for the third year in a row for promoting physics across cultures.
Susan Kilham, PhD, professor in the Department of Biodiversity, Earth and Environmental Science, received the Partnership for the Delaware Estuary's Jonathan Sharp Lifetime Achievement Award.
Henry Israeli, assistant teaching professor of English, received the Baskerville Publishers Poetry Award for his poem "The Great Soviet Space Dog Experiment."
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