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National Poetry Month - Recognizing Drexel Poets

In Celebration of National Poetry Month, the Libraries encourages you to browse our collection of Drexel faculty poets. The faculty members listed below are in the College of Arts & Sciences' English and Philosphy Department.

Blythe Davenport, Adjunct Assistant Professor

Valerie Fox, PhD, Associate Teaching Professor of English

Personal Librarians share Favorite Poems and Poets in Celebration of National Poetry Month

In celebration of National Poetry Month we asked our Personal Librarians to share their favorite poet and/or their favorite poem. Join in the Libraries National Poetry Month celebration by sharing your favorite poetry on our Social Media Sites. Be sure to tag #DragonsCelebratingPoetry so that we can see your comments.

Money Smart Week @ Your Library - April 5 - 12, 2014

What does it mean to be smart with your money? Learn more about how you can better manage your own personal finances through the activities and resources of Money Smart Week kicks off on Saturday, April 5 and runs through Saturday, April 12. Let us know how you are money smart through Twitter [@DULibraries] or Facebook.

Visit some of the links below to learn how to better manage your money:

Celebrating Drexel Book Authors Event Recognizes More Than 70 Publications

More than 70 Drexel authors and editors were recognized for contributions to scholarship through their 2013 book publications at Celebrating Drexel Authors on Tuesday, March 11, 2014. The second-annual event gathered authors from multiple disciplines, schools and colleges to recognize the diverse research and creative expressions completed at Drexel.

Eighth ScholarSip Event Features Research from Jonathan Spanier

Fifty Drexel faculty and professional staff gathered in the Sky View Room of MacAlister Hall on Monday, March 18, 2014 for the Libraries’ eighth ScholarSip event. The event featured the research of Jonathan Spainer, PhD, who provided the evening’s food for thought.

Celebrate National Poetry Month with Drexel University Libraries

April is National Poetry Month, celebrating poetry and its place in American culture. Throughout the month, the Libraries will share opportunities to celebrate poetry through our Facebook and Twitter pages. Join us in the celebration by borrowing a book of poetry from our collection and participating in some of our social media challenges – including sharing your favorite poem, sharing your own poetry and more. Use the hashtag: #DragonsCelebratingPoetry.

Making the Most of the Sun – Jonathan Spanier to Speak at March ScholarSip Event

Society has an insatiable demand for energy, and solar energy remains the most promising and abundant source of renewable, clean energy to replace our current reliance on fossil fuels. However, in 2010, less than .2% of global consumption of electricity was from solar. So, why isn’t large-scale production of electricity from solar more prevalent?

Authors of Books Published in 2013 to be Recognized at Annual Authors Event

On Tuesday, March 11, 2014 the work of Drexel faculty and staff who authored or edited books in 2013 will be featured at Celebrating Drexel Authors. The event will be held in the Paul Peck Alumni Center from 4 – 6 PM and all members of the campus community will be invited.

Seventh Scholarsip Event Features Research Of Rob D’Ovidio, PhD

The Libraries celebrated its seventh ScholarSip event on Tuesday, December 3, 2013, bringing over 50 people together to celebrate the end of the fall term. Rob D’Ovidio, PhD, provided an informational food for thought with his presentation titled The Rise of the Machine: the Evolution of the Computer and Crime. He stimulated discussion about identity theft, the alarming increase in possession of images of child pornography, and the conditions facilitated by information devices and communications by which crimes have become easier to commit and more difficult to guard against.

Bulgarian Ambassador Elena Poptodorova Opens The Power of Civil Society Exhibit at W. W. Hagerty Library

On Wednesday, November 6th the Libraries unveiled a new exhibit hosted at W. W. Hagerty Library, The Power of Civil Society: The Fate of Jews in Bulgaria, which was introduced by the Bulgarian Ambassador Elena Poptodorova. Ambassador Poptodorova discussed the situation in Bulgaria during the years before and after the Holocaust and the brave decisions made by some of the citizens to rescue nearly 50,000 Jews.

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