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April

  • Bio Sophomore Wins Pay It Forward Scholarship

    April, 24, 2012

    Biology sophomore Kyla LaFond was named the winner of the 7th Annual “Pay It Forward” Scholarship from CURE Auto Insurance and 94.5 PST. The $15,000 award is given to a young adult who has “performed unselfish acts, compassionate works or community action.”

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  • Ticketing Details for David Eagleman Lecture

    April, 20, 2012

    "What's on your mind?" is a pretty loaded question if you ask David Eagleman, renowned neuroscientist and international bestselling author. On May 2, 2012, the College of Arts and Sciences will welcome David Eagleman as the second annual lecturer in the Drexel University College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Lecture Series.

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  • Dr. James Spotila Receives International Sea Turtle Society Lifetime Achievement Award

    April, 17, 2012

    Dr. James Spotila, Betz Chair Professor of Environmental Science and director of Drexel’s Center for Biodiversity and Conservation, was awarded the International Sea Turtle Society’s (ISTS) Lifetime Achievement Award at the 32nd Annual International Sea Turtle Symposium in Huatulco, Mexico.

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  • CoAS Alumni Receive NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

    April, 15, 2012

    Two College of Arts and Sciences alumni are the recipients of the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship: Allison Moyer, ’08 biology (currently at North Carolina State University); and JT Mlack, ’10 physics (currently at Johns Hopkins University).

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  • 2012 CoAS Research Day Winners

    April, 10, 2012

    Student scholars in the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences presented their research at the annual College of Arts and Sciences Research Day on Tuesday, April 3, 2012 in Behrakis Grand Hall. Over 130 students presented on topics ranging from the environmental factors controlling terrapin nesting to effective interrogation strategies for juvenile offenders.

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  • Alumnus Dr. Lee Schroeder Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

    April, 4, 2012

    College of Arts and Sciences alumni, friends and faculty gathered after the Kaczmarczik Lecture on March 1, 2012 for a special addition to the series. At an intimate dinner in the Paul Peck Alumni Center, CoAS honored accomplished alumnus Dr. Lee S. Schroeder, B.S. Physics ’61, as well as Dr. Brian P. Schmidt, 2011 Nobel Prize Winner in Physics and the 17th Annual Kaczmarczik lecturer.

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  • Work Study Jobs Available

    April, 4, 2012

    The College of Arts and Sciences and the Department of Psychology are currently hiring work-study students!

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  • 17th Annual Kaczmarczik Lecture

    April, 4, 2012

    Over 900 people packed into the Main Auditorium on March 1, 2012 for the 17th Annual Kaczmarczik Lecture, “The Accelerating Universe.” Astronomer Dr. Brian P. Schmidt, 2011 Nobel Prize Winner in Physics, lectured to a standing-room-only audience of Drexel faculty, students and alumni, as well as high school students from across the Philadelphia area.

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  • Announcing the 2012 Week of Writing

    April, 3, 2012

    It’s spring and that means it’s time for the annual Week of Writing (WoW), hosted by the College of Arts and Sciences and the Department of English and Philosophy!

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  • Biology Major is Drexel's First Udall Scholar

    April, 2, 2012

    Elliott Chiu (BS/MS in Biology/Environmental Science, ’13) received the Udall Scholarship a prestigious and highly-competitive award for students committed to careers related to the environment. Chiu is the first Drexel student to be named a Udall Scholar.

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