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Events Calendar

  • QPOC- Queer People of Color Meeting

    Thursday, May 28, 2015

    5:30 PM-7:00 PM

    MacAlister 2020

    • Everyone
    • LGBTQA Community

    Queer People of Color is a student run organization that aims to address the intersection of race, gender and sexual identity.

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  • Aspergergers Are Us Comedy Show

    Friday, May 29, 2015

    6:00 PM-8:00 PM

    Mitchell Auditorium 3128 Market Street Philadelphia Pa 19104

    • Everyone
    • Undergraduate Students
    • Graduate Students
    • Senior Class
    • Prospective Students
    • International Students
    • LGBTQA Community
    • Faculty
    • Staff
    • Alumni
    • Parents & Families

    Join us for a night of comedy! Drexel University is excited to host Asperger's Are Us, the first-ever comedy troupe composed of people on the autism spectrum. The group will perform from 6:00-8:00 pm Friday, May 29, 2015 at Drexel’s Mitchell Auditorium, followed by pizza and a Q&A session. Admission is free, check out the facebook page for more info. This event is brought to you by the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, Drexel Autism Support Program, Drexel Learning Center, and the Office of Academic Advising, Retention, and Diversity. To register please go to: http://drexel.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_eJN26HhmiziwEuN

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  • Hoops for Hope

    Saturday, May 30, 2015

    2:00 PM-5:00 PM

    Drexel Armory

    • Everyone
    • Undergraduate Students
    • Graduate Students

    Join Drexel Newman and the Drexel ALS Awareness Association (DALSAA) for our 1st Annual Hoops for Hope fundraising competition. There will be food, games, music, prizes and fun! Participants will be given three 2-minute trials to shoot baskets for as many points as possible. Additional points will be given for the amount fundraised by each individual and each team. Prizes will be given for the top point earners. Proceeds from the event will benefit ALS Research and Awareness.

    $10 Individual Admission Fee
    $30 Team Admission Fee (5 people)

    This event is open to all! Register online here: active.com/event_detail.cfm?event_id=2139040

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  • Global Education Colloquium (GEC) Brown Bag Lunch Series | On Whose Wavelength?

    Tuesday, June 2, 2015

    12:00 PM-1:00 PM

    One Drexel Plaza 3001 Market Street, Suite 100 Seminar Room 004 Philadelphia, PA 19104

    • Everyone
    The School of Education at Drexel University presents Global Education Colloquium (GEC) Brown Bag Lunch Series:
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  • LGBT(tea) and Coffee Chat: LGBTQA in the Digital Age

    Wednesday, June 3, 2015

    6:00 PM-7:00 PM

    LGBTQA Student Center- Creese Student Center room 48C

    • Everyone
    • LGBTQA Community

    Join a discussion about different social media websites and apps as they relate to your identity. Do you think it's easier to live in this digital age being LGBTQA versus not? Is social media helping to create a better queer community? Let’s talk about it

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  • Drexel Meditation Group for Professional Staff, Faculty, and Students

    Thursday, June 4, 2015

    12:30 PM-1:00 PM

    Intercultural Center (3225 Arch Street) in the Hon. Ida K Chen room

    • International Students
    • LGBTQA
    • Current Students
    • Faculty
    • Staff

    The Drexel Meditation group offers an opportunity for professional staff, faculty, and students to reduce stress and grow in mindfulness and compassion together.

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  • Fostering on Human Resilience

    June 15, 2015 through June 17, 2015

    8:00 AM-6:00 PM

    Embassy Suites Las Vegas Nevada USA

    • Everyone
    • Undergraduate Students
    • Graduate Students
    • Senior Class
    • Prospective Students
    • International Students
    • Faculty

    Annual International Conference on Fostering Human Resilience June 15-17, 2015 Las Vegas, USA Fostering Human Resilience OMICS International is pleased to announce its annual conferences in 2015 and 2016. One of the premier annual conferences is Human Resilience Meeting. The conference throws light on thought provoking topics and recent research in the field of Human Resilience like, Positive Psychology, Theory of Human Resilience, Building Resilience to Promote Sustainability, Resilience and the Individual/Family, Resilience and the Community Resilience and Ability, Individual and their Adaptation, Communicating Research Work (Programs to foster human resilience), Resiliency after Disaster, Stress -The Root of Resilience, and many more. Open Minded International Conferences (OMICS) are determined to put forth a platform for eminent personalities to share their expertise and research at Human Resilience, Las Vegas, USA. For more details visit: http://humanresilience.omicsgroup.com/ It has been estimated that up to 90% of the US population is exposed to traumatization at least 1 traumatic event during their lifetime. Although there is growing evidence that most people are resilient, meaning that they have the ability to adapt to or rebound from adversity, between 5% and 10% of individuals exposed to traumatic events meet criteria for post traumatic stress disorder. Therefore, identifying the elements of resilience could lead to interventions or training programs designed to enhance resilience. The growing elderly population has brought attention to dementia and Alzheimer’s conditions. This segment has great market potential with a growing need for improved medications and trauma-focused psychotherapy treatment options. The cognitive disorders and dementia sector is valued at $5.5 billion in 2010 and is expected to reach $11 billion by 2015, a 14.9% compound annual growth rate (CAGR). The World Health Organization estimates that by 2020, mental depression will be the largest cause of disability worldwide. It also says that by 2025, psychiatric disorders, mental illness will catch up with heart diseases or may even overtake it as the biggest global health concern. As stress has become a common symptom for every person this conference will be helpful to all the students in school/colleges/ universities or adults to know about the easy remedy or the power of resilience human possess self-exposure to overcome all this psychological disorders and to lead a easy life. This will focus on various kinds of neuro-cognitive strategies related psychological disorders, and about all kind of medications and positive instincts that our researchers will provide them in the conference. It will concentrate on psychological adaptation process, all those people who are facing problem from stress (work load, personal, family problem) and will be focusing on the exposure treatment/remedy/treatment on how to get resilience from any kind of trauma/stress/mental disorder. As Human Resilience is concerned with all kinds of psychological disorders, stress, trauma, grief, PTSD it will focus on all day to day problems of general working people as well as students Companies that are dealing with manufacturing medicines related to mental health/disorders will be beneficial as they will be able to come up with more convenient drugs as per the new symptoms which will be discussed in the conference. Annual International Conference on Fostering Human Resilience commences from June 15-17, 2015 in Las Vegas, USA, with the theme, “Fostering Human Resilience”. World-renowned speakers with their ultimate talks on the most recent techniques, tactics, and the avant garde technologies in Human Resilience are the hallmarks of this conference. A Unique Opportunity for Advertisers and Sponsors at this International event: http://humanresilience.omicsgroup.com/sponsors.php

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  • Women's Finance CRG Monthly "Money Club" Meeting

    Wednesday, June 17, 2015

    12:30 PM-1:30 PM

    MacAlister Hall, Room 2020, 3250 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

    • Everyone

     

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  • Cultivating Contentment: How to Find More Joy & Struggle Less

    Wednesday, June 24, 2015

    12:00 PM-1:00 PM

    Sky View Room, 6th floor of MacAlister Hall

    • Everyone

    Summer is the time associated with "joy" in Chinese Medicine. We often think of joy as excitement, but joy can also arise from having a sense of purpose and contentment. This talk will provide meditative techniques that allow you to check in with yourself when confronted with a situation you're unsure about. These techniques help us to struggle less, use our intuition, and to find contentment from acting in alignment with our values and beliefs. 

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