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1. Kudos to the faculty winners of University-wide awards!

2. A new publication in Science, co-authored by Ryan Petrie, PhD, explains why pressure causes stationary cells to move.

3. Learn more about the funded CoAS Racial Equity Projects.

4. Amanda McMillan Lequieu, PhD, shares thoughts on using case studies in the classroom.

5. Apply by Nov. 23 to share your global activities in the “Spotlight on…” speaker series!

Debjani Bhattacharyya, PhD
In July, 14 Philadelphia sanitation workers gathered to discuss the environmental hazards of the job, and their hopes for better protection, compensation and recognition amidst a changing climate. The focus session, convened by Ali Kenner’s Philadelphia Health and Environment Ethnography Lab and Philadelphia Climate Works, produced several ideas for more just working conditions, which are shared in this article by Kenner and alumna Morgan Sarao.
Did you know that freshwater mussels can filter up to fifteen gallons of water each day — and that some are grown at our own Academy of Natural Sciences? Learn how BEES students, faculty, staff and alumni flex their “research mussels” each year in the department’s robust mussels research program!
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Update on Drexel’s 2020-2030 Strategic Plan
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America’s Summer Uprising and Drexel’s Reckoning
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John Anderies: Remembering the HIV/AIDS Crisis in Philadelphia
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“We are a land full of insomniacs who have forgotten how to dream.”
faculty & student
::  Writers Room and School of Education’s cooperative living project awarded third year of funding with $160K grant from Corporation for National and Community Service

::  BEES prof Marina Potapova, PhD, awarded $100K contract from Environmental Protection Agency to develop diatom data set for lakes of northeastern U.S.

::  Politics prof Christian Hunold, PhD, and Maz Mazuchowski, BS environmental science, co-author article on “Human-Wildlife Coexistence in Urban Wildlife Management” in Animals

::  Sociology prof Susan Bell, PhD, and postdoctoral fellow Lillian Walkover, PhD, present “Pathways Towards US Medical Licensure for Refugee Physicians” at 2020 North American Refugee Health Conference

::  PhD candidate Katherine Fiocca and undergraduates Timothy Hanlon, Annie Schillo and Shauna Zodrow take top prizes at CoAS Research Day

::  BEES prof Richard McCourt, PhD, presents at annual meeting of Botanical Society of America

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