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The Careers Series: Sponsored by the MS Program in Environmental Policy
4 - 5:30 p.m. @ 3600 Market Street
Dean's Seminar: Climate Change and the Future of Our Coastal Wetlands
3:30 - 5 p.m. @ Disque 109
Dean's Seminar: Interpreting for Refugees in U.S. Hospital Clinics
3:30 - 5 p.m. @ Disque 109
Kaczmarczik Lecture: New Horizons and the Exploration of the Pluto System
12 - 1 p.m. @ Main Auditorium
Distinguished Lecture
The College's sixth annual Distinguished Lecture on May 5, 2016, will feature novelist Zadie Smith, whose book "White Teeth" was among TIME magazine's "100 Best English-Language Novels Published Since 1923" (the year TIME was first published). More info coming soon.
New Spring Courses
Lead fiction-writing exercises with patients at CHOP, discover the therapeutic potential of philosophy, and learn about the millions of species of insects that co-inhabit our planet — for better or worse — in these spring courses!
20th Kaczmarczik Lecture
Alan Stern, principle investigator on the New Horizons mission to Pluto, will present this year's Kaczmarczik Lecture on February 10, 2016. Register now!
Co-op Turned Career
Political science major Hannah Abrams had no idea what she wanted to do after graduation — that is, until she accepted a co-op position in the HIV/AIDS humanitarian sector.
Through the University’s new UConnect initiative, trained Drexel students and volunteers will help West Philadelphia residents navigate the city’s complex social services landscape.
Mapping Beyond the Milky Way
A new approach to large-scale astronomy research is allowing physics professor Gordon Richards, PhD, to play a key role in what could be the most expansive approach to mapping the universe.
Barbara Hoejke, PhD
Expanding Access to Research
With support from an Arthur Vining Davis Foundations grant, biology prof Jennifer Stanford, PhD, and her Drexel colleagues will develop new approaches to expand research experiences for STEM undergraduates.
Committee of Seventy President Joins CPP
The Center for Public Policy welcomes Committee of Seventy President and CEO David Thornburgh to its cohort of esteemed affiliated faculty members this term.
Student Job Opportunity
The Center for Science, Technology and Society and the Center for Public Policy are looking for a department assistant with work-study hours.
Meet Susan Bell
Susan E. Bell, PhD, joined us this fall as head of the College's new Department of Sociology. A contributing author of the renowned book "Our Bodies, Ourselves," Bell was inspired to become a professor after working in women's health centers in the '70s.
Ali Kenner, PhD, assistant professor of political science, and of science, technology and society, is a project collaborator on a $178,751 NSF grant, "Environmental Health Governance in Six Cities: How Scientific Cultures, Practices and Infrastructure Shape Governance Styles."
Christina Love, PhD, assistant teaching professor of physics, was named President-Elect for the Philadelphia Chapter of the Association for Women in Science.
Anthony W. Addison, PhD, professor of chemistry, was elected to a three-year term as councilor for the American Chemical Society's Philadelphia Section. Jason Cross, PhD, assistant teaching professor of chemistry, was elected to the chapter's board of directors.
Brian P. Daly, PhD, assistant professor, and Aimee Hildenbrand, doctoral candidate, psychology, co-authored the book "Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in Children and Adolescents" (Hogrefe Publishing Group).
Naomi Goldstein, PhD, associate professor of psychology, and colleague Kevin Bethel, received a $450,035 grant from the Stoneleigh Foundation for their project "School Diversion Program to Address the School to Prison Pipeline."
Erin Graham, PhD, assistant professor of political science, participated in the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change COP21 Climate Negotiations in Paris, France, as part of Drexel's delegation to the UNFCCC.
Gordon T. Richards, PhD, professor of physics, was awarded a $90,357 grant from the NSF to support the Hubble Space Telescope project "Are High-Redshift Spectroscopic Black Hole Mass Estimates Biased?"
Deirdre H. McMahon, PhD, associate teaching professor of English and assistant director of English programs, published the book "The Objects and Textures of Everyday Life in Imperial Britain" (Ashgate, 2016), co-edited with J. Myers of Elon University.
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