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Title:The Global Knovel Academic Challenge
Date:Friday, March 6, 2015
Time:5:00pm - 8:00pm
Presenter:Knovel
Location:W.W. Hagerty Library, L13C
Campus:University City Campus
Categories:Events
Description:

The Drexel University Libraries presents an evening full of fun, food, and information while playing and competing against universities in the Knovel Academic Challenge. Show your mastery of digital library search tools, essential in an engineer's workflow.

Opportunity to win exciting prizes (including Amazon gift cards) for answering questions quickly & correctly using the Knovel Database!

Click here to RSVP

About the Academic Challenge
Register at any time during the free 8-week Knovel Academic Challenge! Compete with other STEM students while solving weekly engineering problems sets with Knovel’s trusted content and interactive tools at your side, accessible from within The Challenge itself. As you answer questions correctly and accumulate points, you further qualify for weekly and grand prizes, while becoming more familiar with the engineer’s workflow.

What is Knovel? ​
Knovel is a cloud-based reference engine for scientists and engineers to use when referencing validated information and incorporating it into their workflows. With its optimized search, trusted content and interactive tools and graphs, Knovel is serving the Aerospace & Defense, Chemicals, Design, Equipment Manufacturing and Oil & Gas disciplines around the world as they make calculated materials, process and design decisions every day.

Does Drexel have access to Knovel?
Yes, click here to check out the Knovel Library Guide

Title:Celebrating Drexel Authors
Date:Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Time:4:00pm - 6:00pm
Location:Gerri C. LeBow Hall, Room 220
Campus:University City Campus
Registration:Registration is required for this event.
Description:

Join Drexel University Libraries and the Office of the Provost to celebrate Drexel's book authors and editors at this annual celebration. President Fry will kick off the celebration, joining the Dean of Libraries and Provost to recognize authors who published in the 2014 calendar year.

This event is open to all members of the campus community and authors are invited to bring guests. RSVPs are requested, but not required.

If you are Drexel faculty or staff who authored or edited a book published in 2014, please contact Jenny James Lee at jaj92@drexel.edu or 215.571.4095 with your publication information.

A display of 2013 publications is currently available in Main Building in the display case outside of the Provost's Office.

Title:ScholarSip
Date:Monday, March 16, 2015
Time:4:00pm - 6:00pm
Presenter:David Gefen
Location:Academic Bistro
Campus:University City Campus
Registration:Registration is required for this event.
Description:

Celebrate the last day of classes and join informal cross-disciplinary conversations with Drexel faculty and professional staff over drinks and refreshments at this quarter's ScholarSip event.

David Gefen, PhD, will provide a brief presentation titled "Some Aspects of Trust and the Online Economy." Trust is a key aspect of social life as well as of economic activity. Building on this importance of trust to social activity, Gefen will discuss its importance in ecommerce - leading to the importance of institutions advancing a trusting environment. What happens when trust is broken is then discussed, supported by neuroimaging research. The consequences of building trust are then shown in a software projects outsourcing site.

Recently, Gefen researched the on the role of music in building trust and how the music can affect trust, purchasing decisions and relationships. David Gefen is the Provost Distinguished Research Professor at Lebow College of Business. He was recognized at the Libraries Celebrating Authors Event in 2014 for his book, the Psychology of Trust.

ScholarSip is hosted by Drexel University Libraries with guidance from a planning committee of Kenneth Lacovara and Devon Powers. For more information about ScholarSip or to suggest a future topic, please contact: Jenny James Lee at 215.571.4095 or jaj92@drexel.edu.

 

* Drexel's Academic Bistro is located on the 6th floor of the Academic Building on 33rd Street. It is directly adjacent to Drexel Pizza.

Title:Finals Week Coffee Break
Date:Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Time:3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location:W. W. Hagerty Library
Campus:University City Campus
Categories:Events
Description:

It's finals week and we know you're tired from all that studying! Stop by W. W. Hagerty Library on Tuesday, March 17th to relax and recharge for a few minutes.

Coffee will be available starting at 3 PM - until we run out. Get there early to make sure you get a cup!

Title:ScholarSip
Date:Monday, June 8, 2015
Time:4:00pm - 6:00pm
Location:Academic Bistro
Campus:University City Campus
Registration:Registration is required for this event.
Description:

Celebrate the last day of classes and join informal cross-disciplinary conversations with Drexel faculty and professional staff over drinks and refreshments at this quarter's ScholarSip event.

Jennifer Nasser, PhD, RN, associate professor at the College of Nursing and Health Professions will provide the evenings food for thought presentation. Nasser’s research focuses on food intake and dopamine. Recently, she was a guest on the Rachel Ray show for a segment titled Your Brain on Broccoli where she talked about how the human brain reacts to different types of foods.

 

Nasser’s clinical research focuses on dopamine-mediated mechanisms of food intake regulation in humans and its impact on metabolic homeostasis, especially as it applies to obesity, eating disorders and aging.

ScholarSip is hosted by Drexel University Libraries with guidance from a planning committee of Kenneth Lacovara and Devon Powers. For more information about ScholarSip or to suggest a future topic, please contact: Jenny James Lee at 215.571.4095 or jaj92@drexel.edu.

* Drexel's Academic Bistro is located on the 6th floor of the Academic Building on 33rd Street. It is directly adjacent to Drexel Pizza.