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  • PR and Marketing Students Work Together to Win Inaugural Case Competition

    May, 23, 2013

    Before class one fateful morning, communications student Patrick Medeo began his daily routine by checking his email. His eyes widened as he read an invitation to participate in a PR/Marketing Case Competition, sponsored by LeBow College of Business and the College of Arts and Sciences. As he leaned to the person on his right to share his excitement

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  • Co-op Leads Drexel Student to Valleys and Mountains of Mongolia

    May, 22, 2013

    Environmental science pre-junior Anna Gourlay wasn’t looking to go international for her first co-op experience, but somehow she ended up camping in Mongolia. Gourlay worked as an assistant staff scientist at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University. The two-month, paid co-op was with the Academy’s fisheries and watershed scientists.

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  • Mathematics Major Receives Goldwater Scholarship

    May, 22, 2013

    Mathematics and computer science major Andrew Zigerelli was one of four Drexel students to take home the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship this year. Established by Congress in 1986, the scholarship is awarded to the country’s top undergraduate students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

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  • Meet One of Biology’s Newest Faculty Members

    May, 21, 2013

    Dr. Denise Garcia joined the Department of Biology this spring as an assistant professor. A California transplant and lover of coffee, Garcia recalls the pivotal class that shifted her career focus from passing the bar to understanding the brain.

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  • Drexel Physics Prof Explores Symmetry in New Pop Science Book

    May, 15, 2013

    Pop science fans, physics nerds and newbies alike are in for a captivating read. Physics Professor David Goldberg’s new book, The Universe in the Rearview Mirror: How Hidden Symmetries Shape Reality, has been met with tremendous reviews.

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  • Pinups for Pitbulls

    May, 15, 2013

    Public policy graduate student Deirdre Franklin is giving pit bulls a better name through her non-profit organization Pinups for Pitbulls. Founded in 2005, the pooch-friendly 501(c)(3) fights pit bull stereotypes by educating people on the history and disposition of the breed, while shedding light on breed-specific legislation and discriminatory laws.

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  • History and Politics Department Head Explores the Future of Same-Sex Marriage in the U.S.

    May, 14, 2013

    With Minnesota’s Senate becoming the 12th governing body to pass a same-sex marriage bill in the United States, Dr. Scott Barclay weighs in on the third of the nation that’s making strides towards gender and sexual equality, and the remaining states hanging in the marriage balance.

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  • A Dream Realized: Drexel Student to Study Abroad in Russia

    May, 13, 2013

    Kailey Kluge’s friends used to tease her about becoming a Russian spy in a Bond movie, but it seems as though she’ll be working on the other side now that she was named a Boren Scholar last month.

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  • Finding Galileo Galilei

    May, 6, 2013

    In the spirit of this year’s Great Works Symposium theme, “Frontiers in Science,” Dr. Jonathon Seitz and Dr. Lloyd Ackert from the Department of History and Politics co-led a winter course entitled "Celebrity Science: Heretics and Geniuses."

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  • New Summer Philosophy Courses

    May, 6, 2013

    Students looking to add new courses to their summer schedules can explore the philosophy of sport, science, literature and “queer theory” in these exciting courses!

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  • Inside-Out Prison Exchange Course Expands Beyond Criminal Justice Courses

    May, 2, 2013

    Last spring, Drexel’s first Inside-Out course offered students the chance to get out of the classroom and learn in a prison. Now, more than a year later, the five Inside-Out courses that will be held for the summer term of the 2013-14 school year will let students learn not only at a prison but also at a farm, a senior citizen home and an enterprise center.

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  • What I'm Reading: Eva Thury

    May, 2, 2013

    For associate professor of English and philosophy Eva Thury, it all started on Pinterest. It was on this social sharing website that she found a new favorite author, John Green. After pinning a quote of his to her board labeled “So True,” Thury was inspired to learn more about Green. Her research eventually led her to his best-selling book, The Fault in Our Stars.

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