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February

  • Deadly Protests in Ukraine: What’s Next for this Divided Country?

    February, 24, 2014

    Escalating political violence reached a boiling point this week in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev as more than 75 people were killed and hundreds more seriously injured in clashes between protesters who are seeking the ouster of President Viktor Yanukovych and security forces loyal to his government.

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  • 2014 CoAS Research Days Winners

    February, 20, 2014

    Student scholars in the humanities, social sciences, natural and physical sciences presented their research at the 14th annual College of Arts and Sciences Research Days on Monday, February 17 and Tuesday, February 18, 2014 in Behrakis Grand Hall. Over 125 students presented on topics ranging from biowall manufacturing and dark matter, to juvenile probation and the “world’s most famous teenager,” Malala.

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  • Drexel Awarded $1.45 Million UTeach Grant to Recruit, Train New Teachers in STEM Disciplines

    February, 18, 2014

    Drexel University has been selected to receive a $1.45 million grant from the National Math and Science Initiative to replicate the UTeach program, a secondary STEM teacher preparation initiative that is helping to address the nation's STEM education crisis by producing qualified math and science teachers across the country.

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  • Meet One of History & Politics Newest Faculty Members

    February, 5, 2014

    Hailing from Albany, NY, Ali Kenner, PhD, is a new assistant professor whose research focuses on Science, Technology and Society (STS). In this Q&A, Kenner talks about her role at the Cultural Anthropology journal and her new experiences since moving to Philly.

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  • Co-Authoring a Memoir With a Grammy Award-Winning Artist: A Q&A With Rachel Wenrick

    February, 4, 2014

    For most writers, publishing with one of the largest publishing houses in the world is the ultimate dream. For Rachel Wenrick, associate teaching professor of English at Drexel, that's just the tip of the iceberg.

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  • Students Spend Winter Break in Ghana, Giving Medical Care, Learning a Language and Dancing

    February, 4, 2014

    The 15 Drexel students who volunteered at a public health clinic in Ghana over winter break were put to work almost as soon as they arrived in the village of Adansemaim—but not in any way they had anticipated.

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  • New Courses for Spring

    February, 3, 2014

    It may not feel like spring out there—far from it, actually—but it’s time to start thinking about your spring schedule! Explore the concept of home, take a class in prison (!), or learn about feminist philosophy in these new courses.

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