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ashleighann19: Three weeks of mammal research in Cameroon #drexelbees
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Drexel University Fall 2017 Career Fair
10 a.m. @ The Armory at Drexel
Nasty Women Poets: An Unapologetic Anthology of Subversive Verse
2 p.m. @ Fergie's Pub
Dean's Seminar: Cold, Hard Science: The Antarctic Paleontological Expedition
3:30 p.m. @ MacAlister Hall Sky View
Dean’s Seminar: Emotion-Centered Problem-Solving Therapy and Suicide Risk
3:30 p.m. @ MacAlister Hall Sky View
Welcome Week Photos
The new class of Drexel Dragons has already made history with its record-breaking enrollment numbers. Check out photos from their first week on campus.
Research Behind Bars
Find out how criminology student Emma Nolan ended up behind the walls of a Norwegian maximum security prison.
Students from all majors are encouraged to join Drexel's chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America for professional development, helpful communication tips and, of course…fun! Visit Drexel PRSSA on Facebook to learn more.
Danger After the Storm
Floodwaters from Hurricane Harvey still posed a toxic threat even after receding into lakes and rivers, says BEES Department Head David Velinsky, PhD.
Meet Sociology Prof Kelly Underman
Assistant Professor of Sociology Kelly Underman, PhD, talks growing up in the Midwest, moving to a new city and her hidden strength.
Slow and Steady Weight Loss
New research from Drexel psychologists suggests that consistency is key when it comes to keeping the pounds off.
Barbara Hoejke, PhD
Join Phi Sigma Pi
Grow as a leader and develop life-long friendships as a member of the Phi Sigma Pi National Honor Fraternity. The gender-inclusive organization is a service group, honor society and social organization open to all high-achieving students.
New Leadership
Award-winning scholar and professor Roger Kurtz, PhD, joins Drexel as the new head of the Department of English and Philosophy.
Barbara Hoejke, PhD
Breathing Easier
Politics and STS prof Gwen Ottinger, PhD, helps Bay Area residents harness real-time air-monitoring data to advocate for improved environmental conditions using the Air Watch Bay Area website and reporting app.
Writers Room Events
Join Drexel Writers Room this fall for workshops, book release parties and more!
Debjani Bhattacharyya
Chloe Silverman, PhD, associate professor of politics and of science, technology and society, received a $399,635 NSF grant for "STANDARD: Ethical Autism Research Cultures and Community Engagement."
Chris Sims
Rachel Reynolds, PhD, associate professor of anthropology, will be Visiting Scholar for the 2017-2018 year at the University of Rome's School of Social and Economic Sciences, completing a project on gendered violence in the Mediterranean.
Amy Slaton
Georgi Medvedev, PhD, professor of mathematics, received a $198,793 NSF grant for "Mean Field Analysis of Dynamical Networks."
Phillip Ayoub
Felice Elefant, PhD, associate professor of biology, received a $388,425 NIH grant for "Mechanisms Underlying Tip60 HAT Action in Neuroprotection of Cognitive Function."
Robert Brulle
Wes Shumar, PhD, professor and head of anthropology, published the book "Inside Analysis of an Online Mathematics Education Community," Cambridge University Press.
Amy Slaton  Amy Slaton
Arthur M Nezu, PhD, DHL, ABPP, Distinguished University Professor of Psychology, and Christine Maguth Nezu, PhD, ABPP, professor of psychology, received a $160,000 grant from the Pew Charitable Trusts for "New Beginnings: Problem-Solving Training for U.S. Veterans to Reduce Suicide Risk."
Amy Slaton
Goran Karapetrov, PhD, professor of physics, received a $370,000 NSF grant for "Development of Chiral Charge Density Wave Electronic Devices." Karapetrov also received a $46,580 grant from the Argonne National Laboratories for "Superconducting Nanowire Detectors for UV-Vis and Particle Detection."
Amy Slaton  Amy Slaton
Reinhard Schweitzer-Stenner, PhD, professor of chemistry, and co-PIs Brigita Urbanc, PhD, associate professor of physics, and Nicolas Alvarez, PhD, assistant professor of chemical engineering, received a $390,000 NSF grant for "Identifying the Rules Governing Tripeptide Gelation in Aqueous Solution."
Amy Slaton  Amy Slaton
Kirk Heilbrun, PhD, professor of psychology, Dave DeMatteo, JD, PhD, associate professor of psychology, and former graduate students Christopher King and Sara Filone, co-authored the book "Evaluating Juvenile Transfer and Disposition: Law, Science and Practice," Routledge Press. Heilbrun also co-authored "Ethics in Forensic Psychology Practice," Wiley Press.
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