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Building Energy Benchmarking
12 - 2 p.m. @ LeBow Engineering Center
Dean's Seminar: Economics & Inequality: Sudanese Policymaking from 1945 - 1969
3:30 - 5 p.m. @ Disque Hall 109
Second Annual CoAS Raft Debate
4:30 - 6 p.m. @ Behrakis Grand Hall
Dean's Seminar: Statistical Modeling with Application to Neuroimaging
3:30 - 5 p.m. @ Disque Hall 109
Second Annual Raft Debate: April 16th
In this humorous battle of the minds, 10 professors stranded on a desert island must fight for their discipline’s survival. The prize? A coveted spot on the life raft—and bragging rights, of course. RSVP now! You won’t want to miss it!
Distinguished Lecture Tickets Now Available
On April 30th, artist, designer, and urban planner Candy Chang will explore the power of personal introspection in public spaces and what we can learn from our collective wisdom.
The College Turns 25!
Paint the town silver: Drexel’s College of Arts and Sciences (CoAS) is a quarter-century old this year, and we’ve got a lot to celebrate!
The Faces of CoAS
What better way to celebrate our birthday than to share the stories of the students, faculty, staff and alums who've made these years so memorable? From the first stolen Mac at Drexel, to adventures in a retrofitted school bus, our Dragons have seen it all.
MS in COM Alum Panel & Info Session
Hear from our alums at Facebook, Comcast-Spectacor, PRA Health Sciences, and Fischtank Marketing & PR about the perks of a master’s degree in communication.
Drexel PEN Society
Here to champion our freedom of expression and the power of the written word is Drexel’s new PEN Society — one of the first undergraduate PEN centers in the U.S. Their first event, a Poetry and Open Mic Night, kicks off April 9th.
Master the Aha Moment
"The Eureka Factor: Aha Moments, Creative Insight, and the Brain” by John Kounios, PhD, is due out from Random House on April 14. Learn how to harness your creativity!
Student Jobs Available
Depleted your funds over spring break? Apply for a job with the Judaic Studies program, the Department of Mathematics, or work as a community outreach assistant.
Welcoming New Director of Africana Studies
New Orleans native Alden Young, PhD, joins us as the new director of Africana studies. In this Q&A, Young shares his passion for painting, the superpower he covets most, and what he hopes to add to the CoAS community.
"Game of Thrones" Dire Wolves and Dragons Day
Meet some of the real animals that have inspired the fictional and factual animals of “Game of Thrones,” including two recently rescued wolf-dog hybrids!
IAS Director Discusses UNICEF with Canadian Senate
Joel Oestreich, PhD, was asked to speak to the Canadian Senate about UNICEF’s work in conflict zones and how that translates to the ongoing Syrian civil war.
Ken Bingham, teaching professor of English, had his play, "Saloon Society," picked up by a producer in NYC for production in the fall of 2015. Bingham will also oversee the production of the summer festival “Shakespeare at Sea” at a theater in Cape May.
Jennifer Siew, international area studies ’16, was selected for the Arabic Critical Language Scholarship Program, sponsored by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the Department of State, to study Arabic in Tangiers, Morocco, this summer.
Maria Schultheis, PhD, director of clinical training and associate professor of psychology, received a $572,652 grant from the National Multiple Sclerosis Society for "Multitasking and MS: A Cognitively-Based Approach to Vocational Rehabilitation."
Irvin Peckham, PhD, director of the First-Year Writing program and teaching professor of English, co-authored the book “Very Like a Whale: The Assessment of Writing Programs,” University Press of Colorado.
Naomi Goldstein, PhD, co-director of the JD/PhD program and associate professor of psychology, received a $339,679 grant from the City of Philadelphia for "School Justice Collaboration Program: Keeping Kids in School and Out of Court."
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