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January

  • Q&A with Dr. Christine Nezu: Redefining the Diagnosis of Personality Disorders

    January, 29, 2013

    In December, the American Psychiatric Association worked to identify a new diagnostic system for personality disorders. The decision was met with some opposition, primarily based on the notion that it is very difficult to truly define what makes a personality disorder and how it should be diagnosed. DrexelNow spoke with Dr. Christine Nezu, professor of psychology and medicine, regarding personality disorders and the diagnostic changes currently underway.

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  • Meet Physics Assistant Professor Dr. Hairong Ma

    January, 24, 2013

    Dr. Hairong Ma joined Drexel University’s College of Arts and Sciences after completing her postdoc as a research associate at the Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics (JILA), University of Colorado at Boulder. Her research interests include protein mechanics, folding, and aggregation in living cells.

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  • One Book, One Philadelphia Writing Workshop Series Kicks Off In February

    January, 22, 2013

    The Certificate Program in Writing and Publishing is gearing up for its annual series of writing workshops next month, beginning February 13th, 2013.

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  • Q&A with Bill Rosenberg: The Second Inauguration of President Barack Obama

    January, 22, 2013

    Presidential inaugurations have been a part of American politics since the election of our first president. Though the ceremonial aspects vary from term to term, the tradition still remains mostly the same.

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  • What I'm Reading: Diane Sicotte

    January, 22, 2013

    Drexel's Dr. Diane Sicotte, an associate professor of sociology in the College of Arts and Sciences, is researching environmental inequality in the Philadelphia region, and is working on a book regarding her research.

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  • Dr. Shari Moskow Receives Inaugural AWM Service Award

    January, 18, 2013

    Dr. Shari Moskow, professor and associate department head of mathematics, was selected as one of ten recipients to receive the Association for Women in Mathematics’ inaugural AWM Service Award

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  • Good Cop, Bad Cop: Criminal Justice Prof Explores Police Misconduct in New Book

    January, 16, 2013

    Dr. Robert Kane conducts an unprecedented investigation of police officers on the wrong side of the law in his new book Jammed Up: Bad Cops, Police Misconduct, and the New York City Police Department. Having received exclusive access to more than 1500 NYPD officer transgression reports filed over the last 20 years

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  • The Real Evidential Stuff: Students Explore Academy Collections in New Environmental Science Course

    January, 15, 2013

    Drexel’s revamped environmental science courses this past fall led students to the muddy marshes of New Jersey, a unique experiential learning opportunity resulting from the University’s affiliation with the Academy of Natural Sciences.

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  • Arianna Huffington to be Third Annual Distinguished Lecturer

    January, 9, 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.

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  • BBC Travel Series Airs with BEES Prof & Actor Dominic Monaghan

    January, 8, 2013

    The Ecuadorian adventures of Dr. Sean O’Donnell will air on February 26, 2013 at 10PM ET in a new BBC America travel documentary series featuring actor Dominic Monaghan.

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  • Find Me Fridays: For the Kid in All of Us

    January, 7, 2013

    We're "making spirits bright" all year round by bringing back "Find Me Fridays," a game that puts your photo-sleuthing skills to the test for a chance to win free prizes! That's right, we said FREE PRIZES—gift cards to Starbucks, Barnes and Noble, local restaurants and more—just for playing! Who says the fun and games have to end with winter break?

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  • Cool New Classes for Winter

    January, 6, 2013

    Want to learn about the problems that arise when philosophy and neuroscience collide? Or what about how technology is connecting the Drexel community to its surrounding neighborhoods? Explore these topics and more in our new winter courses!

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  • For the Love of Reason: Philosophy Week 2013

    January, 5, 2013

    The College of Arts and Sciences’ Philosophy Program is excited to announce its first ever “Philosophy Week” this March.  The weeklong affair will feature major thinkers from across the country, an interdisciplinary panel on “Religion and the Philosophy of Religion” and a participatory “Philosophy Slam” —think poetry slam, but less limerick, more logic.

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  • First BEES Class: A Success from Day One

    January, 4, 2013

    This September, environmental science students hit the ground running in Drexel’s new Department of Biodiversity, Earth and Environmental Science (BEES). Located in the College of Arts and Sciences, the new department brings together Drexel’s headline-making environmental science faculty with the impressive researchers of the Academy of Natural Sciences. Dr. Jerry Mead is an assistant scientist and section leader of the Watershed and Systems Ecology Section of the Academy—and an assistant research professor in the new BEES department. Below, Mead shares the excitement of introducing students to the diverse possibilities of the field.

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  • Q&A With Dr. Tiago Saraiva

    January, 4, 2013

    Dr. Tiago Saraiva joined Drexel's Department of History and Politics this fall after serving as a visiting professor at UCLA, Berkeley. Saraiva’s research focuses on the history of genetics, food and fascism, and the West Coast and globalization. 

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