• CoAS Students and Faculty Know How to Mingle

    October, 7, 2011

    What’s better than unwinding with interesting people after a long day, or meeting faculty who may one day help you get a job or grad school placement—all while enjoying free food and prizes? Not much. That’s why the College of Arts and Sciences hosts its quarterly Meet & Greets; they’re a great opportunity for the College community to meet in a casual setting outside of the classroom.


  • CoAS Welcomes New Faculty

    October, 5, 2011

    The College of Arts and Sciences warmly welcomes four new tenure-track faculty members this term: Dr. Scott Barclay, head of the history and politics department; Dr. Tali Gidalevitz, assistant professor of biology; Dr. Nathan Hanna, assistant professor of English and philosophy; and Dr. Sean O’Donnell, professor of biology.


  • Drexel Prof Named Philly Creative Connector

    October, 4, 2011

    The College of Arts and Sciences’ Kathleen Volk Miller was named one of Philadelphia’s top 76 Creative Connectors by Leadership Philadelphia. The full list of connectors can be found on the WHYY/NewsWorks website, along with a personal essay by Volk Miller that details her work as co-editor of the international literary magazine Painted Bride Quarterly and as co-director of the Drexel Publishing Group.


  • Doors Officially Open to Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building

    October, 3, 2011

    As you’ve surely heard—or seen—the College of Arts and Sciences’ new Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building has officially opened at the corner of 33rd and Chestnut Streets. Home to North America’s largest living biowall (and the only wall of its kind in a U.S. university), the Silver LEED-certified PISB is an impressive structure from top to bottom.


  • Psychology Students Spend Summer of a Lifetime in Greece

    October, 2, 2011

    Summer vacation for Drexel undergrads Ashley Faller and Nicole Graff was anything but trips to the shore and lazy beach reads. For six months, the two psychology students worked on the Greek Isle of Crete as part of Drexel University’s Vidalakis Family Cretan Scholars Program. Offered through the Steinbright Career Development Center, the Scholars Program was established by Dr. Nicholas Vidalakis and his wife Nancy to allow students a unique cooperative education experience abroad. Vidalakis scholars receive a $6000 stipend to cover the costs of travel and housing.