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Date:Monday, June 6, 2016
Time:4:00pm - 6:00pm
Presenter:Ellen Bass
Location:Academic Bistro
Campus:University City Campus
Categories:Libraries Events
Registration:Registration is required for this event.

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. Now in its fourth year, ScholarSip provides an opportunity for faculty and professional staff to gather for conversation – along with a toast to the end of the academic term. The event is a reception along with a brief “food for thought” presentation to highlight some of the great cross-disciplinary scholarship at Drexel. 

Ellen Bass, professor and head, Department of Information and Science, CCI and professor, department of health systems and services research, CNHP will speak at the event. Ellen will speak on unmanned aircraft systems and the role of people in supporting safe and efficient operations. Her talk will address strategies for determining the allocation of work between humans and automated systems. 

ScholarSip is hosted by Drexel University Libraries with guidance from a planning committee. For more information about ScholarSip or to suggest a future topic, please contact: Jenny James Lee at 215.571.4095 or

* Drexel's Academic Bistro is located on the 6th floor of the Academic Building on 33rd Street. 

Title:Hagerty, Drexel, and Philadelphia: The Life and Legacy of President William Walsh Hagerty
Date:Friday, June 10, 2016
Time:1:00pm - 2:30pm
Presenter:Richardson Dillworth
Location:W. W. Hagerty Library
Campus:University City Campus
Categories:Libraries Events
Registration:Registration is required for this event.

In recognition of the 100th anniversary of the birth of former president William Walsh Hagerty the Libraries will host a celebratory event on Friday, June 10, 2016. Dr. Hagerty was a transformative president, who guided the Drexel Institute through the initial steps toward becoming a comprehensive research university.

During the event, Richardson Dilworth, a co-author of the upcoming book on Drexel history, will provide a talk about Dr. Hagerty’s impact on the University. His talk will place Dr. Hagerty’s presidency in the larger context of Drexel history and highlight his lasting legacy at the university and in Philadelphia.

At this event, the Libraries will unveil a Cake Boss cake in the shape of the W. W. Hagerty Library building. Cake will be served at the conclusion of the talk. 

This event is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Jenny James Lee at 215.895.2750.