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“What Work Is” Poetry Reading & Reception
5 p.m. @ A.J. Drexel Picture Gallery
Face/Off or On? Face Transplants & the Resistance to Categorization
12 p.m. @ Hagerty Library, Room L-33
Dean’s Seminar: The Opioid Epidemic
3:30 p.m. @ MacAlister Hall Sky View
CAB Presents: Friendsgiving
7 p.m. @ Main Grand Hall
Winter Courses
How does gender affect the formation of knowledge? How can physics bridge communities? Discuss these topics and more in our new winter courses.
Opioid Epidemic Panel
Eighty percent of the near 900 drug overdose deaths in Philadelphia last year were attributed to opioids. On November 15, Drexel experts will discuss how we must use interdisciplinary approaches to manage this epidemic.
An Evening with Gretchen Carlson
Gretchen Carlson opened a national dialogue when she sued former Fox News CEO Roger Ailes for sexual harassment. Carlson comes to Drexel this month to share her story as a news anchor and advocate for gender equality.
Health in the Gambia
Most undergraduates don’t write prescriptions or manage hospital-wide projects. But Victoria Smith ’19 didn’t let convention hold her back in her six-month co-op in the Gambia.
New Beginnings
Funded by the Pew Charitable Trusts, Drexel’s New Beginnings clinic is designed to help veterans reduce stress, improve relationships and achieve meaningful life goals.
Preemptive Blazes
Following the devastating fires in Northern California, PhD candidate Stephen Mason answers the big questions on controlled burns and their effects on surrounding environments.
Barbara Hoejke, PhD
Bio Alum Named Wunderkind
Bio alum and postdoctoral researcher Halley Oyer, PhD, was named one of the “brightest young minds in life science” as a 2017 STAT Wunderkind.
Meet John Medaglia
Hear from Assistant Professor of Psychology John Medaglia, PhD, on ballroom dancing, maturing friendships and how interdisciplinary science can shape our community.
Barbara Hoejke, PhD
The Ethics of Autism Research
A new NSF-supported study by Chloe Silverman, PhD, and Michael Yudell, PhD, MPH, will bring people with autism, their families and researchers together for dialogue on ethics in research.
Clear Boundaries
More than 67 percent of non-violent drug offenders end up back behind bars. Criminology prof Jordan Hyatt, JD, PhD, believes it could be due to a simple lack of communication and consistency.
Debjani Bhattacharyya

Nancy Raitano Lee, PhD, assistant professor of psychology, is co-investigator on a $234,750 NIH R21 grant for “Improving Child-Treatment Fit in Autism Early Intervention.”

Chris Sims

Jennifer Yusin, PhD, associate professor of English, published the book “The Future Life of Trauma: Partitions, Borders, Repetition,” Fordham University Press.

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Meghan Butryn, PhD, associate professor of psychology and director of research at the WELL Center, received a $424,725 NIH R21 grant for “Improving Weight Loss Maintenance by Using Digital Data Sharing to Provide Responsive Support and Accountability.” Psychology faculty members Evan Forman, PhD, and Zoe Zhang, PhD, are co-investigators on the project.

Phillip Ayoub

Amy Slaton, PhD, professor of history, received the 2017 Sterling Olmsted Award from the American Society for Engineering Education’s Liberal Education/Engineering and Society Division. The award honors her distinguished contributions to the development and teaching of liberal arts in engineering education.

Robert Brulle

Arthur Nezu, PhD, DHL, ABPP, Distinguished University Professor of Psychology, was awarded the “Distinguished Service to the Profession Award” from the American Board of Professional Psychology. The award honors a board-certified specialist whose career represents outstanding contributions to psychology as a science and as a profession.

Amy Slaton

Naomi Goldstein, PhD, professor of psychology, received two grants from the National Institute of Justice/U.S. Department of Justice: “PBIS in Challenging Contexts: Evaluating a Replicable Implementation Approach in Philadelphia” for $3M; and “Evaluating Impacts of the Philadelphia Police School Diversion Program: An Alternative-to-Arrest Policing Strategy” for $1.2M. She also received a $750,000 grant from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention/U.S. Department of Justice for “Long-Term Outcomes and Sustained Impact of the Philadelphia Police School Diversion Program.”

Amy Slaton

Lauren Lowe, BA English ’17, was awarded an ArtistYear fellowship to work as a writer-in-residence at Paul Robeson High School in West Philadelphia.

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