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Jonson Miller on "Engineers as Servant-Leaders of the Old South: The Southern Military Schools and the Foundation of the New South"

March 03, 2015
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Miller reports on his project, “Engineers as Servant-Leaders of the Old South: The Southern Military Schools and the Foundation of the New South” for the Consortium for History of Science, Technology and Medicine where he was a research fellow for 2014-2015....

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Five Things to Know about the Role of 'Place' in Asthma Research

February 24, 2015
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A recent study published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology claims that the long-held belief that asthma is more common in urban areas is not accurate....

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Exposing the Social Roots of Our Environmental Problems

February 09, 2015

From energy policy to honeybee health, climate change to disaster preparedness, Drexel social scientists are bringing important new perspectives to the nation's greatest environmental challenges.  Tim Hyland writes about the research of Drexel social scientists, including STS professors Chloe S...

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Shifting Energy Cultures Series

February 02, 2015
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The Shifting Energy Cultures Series is part of a multi-disciplinary research project funded by the Institute for Energy and the Environment that explores the social ordering of choices, problems and practices that shape “energy cultures” in campus environments. We will use Drexel’s “smart grid” buil...

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Alison Kenner, PhD, and Mimi Sheller, PhD, are Co-PI's on Shifting Energy Cultures Lecture Series

January 27, 2015
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Alison Kenner, PhD, and Mimi Sheller, PhD collaborate with professors from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering for the Shifting Energy Cultures lectures series, funded by the A. J. Drexel Institute for Energy & the Environment


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