Drexel faculty are invited to join colleagues and liaison librarians for the opening of a renovated space in W. W. Hagerty Library. Research Connections, Room 210, is a designated faculty space within the library that provides faculty a collaborative environment for researchers from across the University to gather to reflect, share, present, and/or discuss research, interdisciplinary ideas or projects of mutual interest.
Drexel University is proud to announce its membership in the Philadelphia Area Center for History of Science [PACHS], a prestigious organization that connects scholars in the fields of science, technology and medicine. Drexel and the Center will work together in the coming months to facilitate participation in the consortium’s research, events and online programs.
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University helped to establish the Center in 2006 and will continue participation through its affiliation with Drexel University.
In early March, the Libraries unveiled a new space in W. W. Hagerty Library, providing Drexel researchers an opportunity to connect over shared research interests and ideas. The space, Research Connections, is located on the second floor of the library and offers comfortable and mobile chairs, a white board, a projector and a phone with conferencing capabilities.
Healthcare was the focus of the Libraries’ fifth ScholarSip event held on Monday, March 18th, at the Academic Bistro. Dr.
Several of the Libraries' recent activities have related to its role in building community connections. Many of these are featured in this issue of In Circulation. Faculty participating in the first departments to undertake campus program alignment and review [PAR] began to enter data into the live Faculty Portfolios on February 1st.
Nearly 50 members of the Drexel faculty were celebrated for their contributions to scholarship at an event on Thursday, February 28th, which recognized books published in 2012. The cross-section of expertise at Drexel was showcased through the vast array of disciplines and topics covered by these authors and editors. President John A.
Over 60 Drexel faculty and professional staff gathered together to toast the last day of fall classes and join in cross-disciplinary conversations at the Libraries’ quarterly ScholarSip event held on Monday, December 10th. Associate professor of biology, Kenneth Lacovara, Ph.D., offered the evening’s ‘food for thought’ with his presentation on the discovery of a new giant dinosaur in Patagonia, Argentina.
Lacovara provided a humorous and insightful presentation about his numerous trips to the remote area in Patagonia where he and his team discovered fossils representing one or two large dinosaurs.
Drexel Student Learning Priorities And Collaborative Partnerships Are The Focus Of A New Environment Within W. W. Hagerty Library
Faculty and staff from across campus work collaboratively to support student achievement of Drexel's Student Learning Priorities [DSLP] in a new learning environment in the lower level of W. W. Hagerty Library. The space, room L25, opened on Thursday, November 15th, to provide a place for members of the DSLP Collaborative Partnerships group to work together to provide programming and support for student learning.
Already, the Drexel Writing Center [DWC], the English Language Center [ELC] and the Libraries have partnered on a pilot program, providing enhanced tutoring and support for international students. Students who take advantage of this opportunity receive focused writing, language and research guidance.
For the fifth straight year, the Libraries' Tim Siftar, delivered a series of research instruction sessions for a class of 15 rising college freshman from the nonprofit Philadelphia Futures organization. Siftar, liaison librarian for education and information science and technology, combines English, math and library research into a three-week college preparatory curriculum, conducted at the Drexel campus.
On Monday, June 11th, over forty Drexel faculty and professional staff gathered to toast the last day of spring classes and join in cross-disciplinary conversations at the second ScholarSip event. Drexel’s athletic director and Carl R. Pacifico Professor of Neuropsychology, Eric Zillmer provided the evening’s ‘food for thought’ with an insightful presentation on the psychology of terrorism.