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July

  • Losing Your Job Could Kill You, But Recessions Could Be Good For Your Health

    July, 28, 2014

    Being unemployed increases your risk of death, but recessions decrease it. Sound paradoxical? Researchers thought so too.

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  • The Scholar of Street Style

    July, 24, 2014

    Perched at the entrance of Lincoln Center, on the grand plaza that leads into the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week tent, Luvaas counted fewer photographers on the sidewalks this year snapping photos of the models, magazine editors, buyers and celebrities who swarm the annual event.

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  • Do Urban Casinos Increase Local Crime? Not in this Case Study

    July, 17, 2014

    Philadelphia’s SugarHouse Casino opened its doors in September 2010 after years of protests from community members who feared that the casino would lead to an increase in neighborhood crime. However, a new study by researchers at Drexel University and Temple University reveals that these concerns were unfounded.

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  • Three Drexel Faculty Make Thomson Reuters' 'Highly Cited Researchers' List

    July, 10, 2014

    Three Drexel University faculty members earned the distinction of being ranked among the most cited researchers in their respective fields according to Thomson Reuters’ “Highly Cited Researchers 2014” list. Gordon Richards, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, Yury Gogotsi, PhD, Distinguished University and Trustee Chair professor in the College of Engineering, and Peter DeCarlo, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Engineering and College of Arts and Sciences, were included on the list of 3,215 distinguished researchers compiled by the international media and information company.

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