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  • Best-Selling Author Michelle Alexander to Speak on Racial Bias in the Criminal Justice System

    April, 30, 2013

    Acclaimed civil rights lawyer, advocate and award-winning author Michelle Alexander will join Drexel University on Monday, May 6 from 6 – 9 p.m. for a discussion about racial bias in the criminal justice system. The event will take place in the Main Auditorium in Drexel’s Main Building (32nd and Chestnut Streets). A book signing and reception will follow the lecture.

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  • Rising Waters in Haiti and Dominican Republic: Where Will the Villagers Go?

    April, 29, 2013

    Spring break in the Caribbean conjures up images of days on the beach and nights in the clubs. But for Dr. Mimi Sheller, director of the Mobilities Center in Drexel’s College of Arts and Sciences, it meant something very different: trying to understand the effects of a climate-related or geological phenomenon that is imperiling two lakes on the border between Haiti and the Dominican Republic.

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  • Tickets Now Available: Third Annual Distinguished Lecture with Arianna Huffington

    April, 29, 2013

    On April 30, 2013, Drexel University’s College of Arts and Sciences will welcome Arianna Huffington as the third lecturer in the College’s annual Distinguished Lecture Series. Huffington will explore "The Brave New World of the 'New Media': How Social Media Has Revolutionized the Communications Landscape."

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  • Drexel Engages Science and Technology Communities at Philadelphia Science Festival and Philly Tech Week

    April, 17, 2013

    As part of city’s vibrant scientific and technological community, Drexel University will play a big role in the 2013 Philadelphia Science Festival and Philly Tech Week on April 18-28. From a 29-story video game, to cutting-edge robotics, to an interactive Jazz concert, Drexel’s students, faculty and professional staff will be part of the programming for both week-long celebrations of the inquisitive and innovative spirits that are part of the fabric of the city.

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  • New Courses Break Barriers

    April, 16, 2013

    Students looking for something different this summer should consider three new courses offered by the Community Inside-Out Program. Drexel undergraduates will have the opportunity to learn alongside West Philly residents as they work to transform empty lots into green spaces; offer recommendations on affordable housing policies; and document the lives of long-time residents. Interested? Attend one of the information sessions listed below!

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  • 2013 CoAS Research Day Winners

    April, 11, 2013

    Student scholars in the humanities, social sciences, natural and physical sciences presented their research at the annual College of Arts and Sciences Research Day on Tuesday, April 9, 2013 in Behrakis Grand Hall. Over 130 students presented on topics ranging from post-traumatic stress disorder and dark matter, to infertility treatment and urban access to healthy foods.

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  • At Drexel, Psychology Grad Student Carves Her Own Niche

    April, 11, 2013

    As a student of psychology, Adrienne Juarascio wasn’t satisfied with the current treatment for eating disorders. “It seems like our standard treatments just aren’t enough,” said Juarascio, a student in the clinical psychology doctoral program. “There’s a lot of room for improvement. There are cognitive behavior therapies, but they’re not entirely effective.”

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  • Secretary Napolitano Visits Drexel to Announce Campus Resilience Pilot Program

    April, 4, 2013

    Secretary of Homeland Security traveled to Drexel University to announce seven colleges and universities competitively selected to participate in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Campus Resilience Pilot Program (CR Pilot).

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  • "CoAS Day-in-the-Life” Instagram Challenge

    April, 3, 2013

    Our college community is a diverse bunch; we are novelists and chemists, physicists and philosophers; we work and learn in the City of Brotherly Love and embark on adventures abroad. The “CoAS Day-in-the-Life” Instagram Challenge is an opportunity for you—CoAS students, faculty, staff and alums—to share the moments that define your day—in pictures. And did we mention you could win prizes, too?

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  • Meet One of History and Politics' Newest Faculty Members

    April, 2, 2013

    Dr. Graham joined the Department of History and Politics this fall as an assistant professor of politics. Her research focuses on international relations and institutions, and global environmental politics.

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  • Work-Study Jobs Available

    April, 2, 2013

    The College of Arts and Sciences is looking for two students with work-study grants to serve as assistants in the Dean's Office this spring quarter. The Dean’s Office office is open Monday through Friday from 8:00AM – 5:00PM. Duties include answering phones, greeting students and other visitors, scheduling appointments,

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  • 2013 Week of Writing Happening Now!

    April, 1, 2013

    It’s the start of spring—time for April showers, May flowers and a Week of Writing! The Department of English and Philosophy’s Annual Week of Writing kicks off on May 20, 2013 in the lobby of Drexel’s Recreation Center at 3301 Market Street.

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  • April 9th: CoAS Research Day 2013

    April, 1, 2013

    Come out and support your fellow dragons at the 13th Annual College of Arts and Sciences Research Day on Tuesday, April 9, 2013! CoAS Research Day highlights the significant contributions of student scholars and researchers at both the graduate and undergraduate level.

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  • DPG Essay Contests Open to All Students

    April, 1, 2013

    In conjunction with the Week of Writing, the Department of English and Philosophy is now accepting submissions for the 2013 Drexel Publishing Group (DPG) Essay Contest, and the Week of Writing (WoW) Contest. DPG Essay Contest categories include humanities, social sciences, the graduate student essay, and the Zelda Provenzano Endowed STEM Writing Award (previously known as the science and math category). The WoW Contest offers categories in fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, humor, and op-ed/persuasion.

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