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In the Media

  • What is a Locavore?

    9/21/2017 11:44:00 AM

    Jonathan Deutsch, PhD, a professor in the Center for Food and Hospitality Management, was quoted in a Sept. 21 Philly Voice “Infrequently Asked Question” article about the definition and origin of the word “locavore,” someone who either prefers to, or exclusively, eats local food – food that was grown within 100 miles.

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  • Food/Restaurant Expert Finds Tasty Career at Drexel U.

    7/26/2017 4:30:00 PM

    A profile on Jonathan Deutsch, PhD, a professor in the Center for Food and Hospitality Management was profiled in the Chestnut Hill Local on July 26. 

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  • Op-Ed: Is Frozen Fish the New 'Fresh?'

    7/18/2017 2:38:00 PM

    David S. Cohen, JD, a professor in the Kline School of Law, interviewed with KCBS-AM Newswise (San Francisco) on July 18 about retirement rumors for Justice Anthony M. Kennedy and same-sex marriage rights.

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  • Big3, Basketball's Newest Curiosity, Rolls into Philly

    7/14/2017 11:45:00 AM

    Joel Maxcy, PhD, an associate professor and head of sport management in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management was quoted in a July 14 WHYY/Newsworks.org article about the Big3 league, the newest curiosity in basketball and a star driven angle for the NBA that will play in the off-season.

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  • Fresh Bread from Vetri Now in Whole Foods

    7/13/2017 1:24:00 PM

    Drexel's new Bread Lab in the Center for Food and Hospitality Management was featured in a July 13 Philadelphia Inquirer story about a new partnership with chef Marc Vetri, an instructor at the Center, that will make fresh bread, crafted by Vetri and developed at the Lab, available at Whole Foods Market. Rosemary Trout, director of the Center's Culinary Arts and Food Science program, was quoted in the story.

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  • SFA’s 2017 Summer Fancy Food Show Draws Multi-Channel Buyers

    7/11/2017 3:24:00 PM

    Jonathan Deutsch, PhD, a professor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management participated on behalf of Drexel on a panel as a “trend-spotter” for the Summer Fancy Food Show, the largest marketplace in North America devoted exclusively to specialty food and beverage producers and buyers. His role was highlighted in Total Food Service News on July 11.

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  • Inside a Nike Junket and the Ethical Questions it Raises

    6/15/2017 4:05:00 PM

    Ellen Staurowsky, EdD, a professor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, was quoted in a June 15 Portland Business Journal story about the ethical implications of Nike funding junkets for athletics directors to tour their manufacturing facilities in Southeast Asia.


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  • Infrequently Asked Questions: What Does 'Gourmet' Mean?

    6/7/2017 11:50:00 AM

    Jonathan Deutsch, PhD, a professor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management was interviewed in a June 7 Philly Voice article about the origin and meaning of the word “gourmet” 

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  • Illinois Settlement With Simon Cvijanovic May Have Far-Reaching Effect

    6/1/2017 4:36:00 PM

    Ellen Staurowsky, EdD, a professor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, was quoted in a June 1 Chicago Tribune article regarding the $250K settlement awarded to former Illinois FB player Simon Cvijanovic for medical expenses due to alleged coach mistreatment.

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  • Does The Nose Know For Sure?

    5/28/2017 4:42:00 PM

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  • UMaine Using NCAA Money to Add Mental-Health Programs For Athletes

    5/26/2017 3:23:00 PM

    Ellen Staurowsky, EdD, a professor in the Center For Hospitality and Sport Management, was quoted in a May 26 Press Herald (Portland, Maine) story about the University of Maine adding a mental health program for student-athletes.

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  • Local Restauranteurs Forming Hospitality Groups. What Does it Mean for Philadelphia?

    5/25/2017 12:46:00 PM

    Jonathan Deutsch, PhD, a professor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, was quoted in a May 25 Philadelphia Business Journal article in regards to local Philadelphia restaurateurs forming hospitality groups, and what this can mean for the region. Deutsch was also featured in a May 19 Q&A with Speciality Food News in regards to a new type of triple-bottom line for food manufacturers.

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  • Hard Rock Paid $50 Million for Trump Taj Mahal

    5/9/2017 4:10:00 PM

    Robert Ambrose, an instructor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management was quoted in a May 9 Press of Atlantic City story regarding Hard Rock purchasing Trump Taj Mahal for $50 million.

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  • Hard Rock Looks to Expand Atlantic City's Tourism Market to Week Days

    5/3/2017 10:28:00 AM

    Robert Ambrose, an instructor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, was quoted in a May 3 Atlantic City Press story about the opening of Hard Rock Casino & Hotel in Atlantic City in 2018 and its push to expand the city's mid-week tourism market. Ambrose was also quoted in a related NJ.com story.

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  • Why Don’t More People Consider Competitive Cheerleading a Sport?

    5/2/2017 9:50:00 AM

    Ellen Staurowsky, EdD, a professor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, was quoted in a May 2 Atlantic story about cheerleading as a competitive sport.

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  • Action and Adventure in a Virtual World!

    5/1/2017 11:19:00 AM

    Robert Ambrose, an instructor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, was quoted in the May issue of CASINO Life magazine about the impact of eSports and millennials.

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  • GM Keeps Reading Terminal Market Competitive Into 125th Year

    4/27/2017 11:26:00 AM

    Robert Ambrose, an instructor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, was quoted in an April 27 CRAIN's Philadelphia story about how the Reading Terminal Market remains competitive after 125 years..

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  • Check, Please: Philly Restaurants Want City Council’s Attention

    4/23/2017 4:35:00 PM

    Michael Traud, JD, EdD, assistant clinical professor and director of the hospitality management program, was quoted in an April 23 Billy Penn article about a new organization, Kitchen Cabinet PHL, formed by local restaurant industry professionals looking to have a hand in shaping local policies that affect the restaurant business.

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  • Drexel Culinary Students Compete In Beet-Based Challenge

    4/21/2017 4:29:00 PM

    Drexel’s Food Lab held a culinary competition among Drexel students to find the best beet powder recipes with local health food company Love Beets. Food Lab manager Ally Zeitz was quoted in an April 21 KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) story about the competition. The Food Lab was also featured, and Zeitz was quoted, in an April 21 Philadelphia magazine story about its participation in the design of a healthy breakfast snack for school studen

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  • Stale-Bread Beer and Crooked Carrots: How the Hottest Trend in Food Start-ups is Turning Trash Into Products

    4/20/2017 2:25:00 PM

    Jonathan Deutsch, PhD, a professor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, was quoted in an April 20 National Post story about "upcycling" food waste and the goal of putting more sustainable food products on the shelves instead of in the garbage.

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  • The Hot New Trend in Food is Literal Garbage

    4/19/2017 3:29:00 PM

    Jonathan Deutsch, PhD, a professor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management was quoted in an April 19 Washington Post "Wonkblog" article about "upcycling" food waste, putting more sustainable food products on the shelves instead of in the garbage. 

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  • Why Hard Rock is in a Better Position Than Revel was to be a Game Changer

    4/6/2017 8:34:00 AM

    Robert Ambrose, an instructor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, was quoted in an April 6 Atlantic City Press article about the Hard Rock brand and how it was able to attract vacationers and gamblers, unlikes its neighbor Revel. 

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  • Who's Speaking at Philly-Area Commencements in 2017

    4/4/2017 9:21:00 AM

    The announcement of computational design guru John Maeda as Drexel's 2017 Commencement speaker was included in an April 4 Philly Voice story about commencement speakers at area colleges.

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  • Former Revel Tenants Are Moving On

    4/3/2017 3:22:45 PM

    Robert Ambrose, an instructor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, was quoted in an April 2 Press of Atlantic City story about the former tenants of Revel casino moving to another location in the area.

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  • What UConn Women's Basketball Team's Record Run is Really Worth

    3/31/2017 2:17:00 PM

    Ellen Staurowsky, EdD, a professor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, was quoted in a March 31 Fox Business story about UConn's women's basketball team and how successful college sports programs often uses as marketing campaigns for universities to attract students and alumni donors. 

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  • In the NCAA March Madness Basketball Tournament, What’s a Win Worth to the Little Guys?

    3/16/2017 2:58:00 PM

    Ellen Staurowsky, EdD, a professor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, was quoted in a March 16 Christian Science Monitor article about what an NCAA March Madness win means for smaller universities who finances are pinched by changing student demographics.

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  • Bon Appétit: Chefs Serving Chefs At Drexel University Conference

    3/6/2017 11:36:00 AM

    The 2017 Philly Chef Conference in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management was featured on March 6 by KYW-TV (CBS-3). Michael Traud, JD, EdD, assistant clinical professor and director of the hospitality management program, was interviewed. WTXF-TV (FOX-29) and WPVI-TV (6-abc) also featured the conference. The conference was live tweeted by Philadelphia magazine's ‘Fooboz.’ Billy Penn also featured Philly Chef Conference panelist Kerry Brodie, founder of Emma’s Torch, a culinary training program for refugees and asylees.

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  • How Michigan Is Handling $240M Athletics Debt

    3/5/2017 11:19:00 AM

    Karen Weaver, EdD, an associate clinical professor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, was quoted in a March 5 Athletic Business article on the handling process of The University of Michigan’s $240M athletics debt.

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  • Drexel Becomes Food-Central at its Philly Chef Conference

    3/3/2017 5:31:00 PM

    The Center for Hospitality and Sport Management’s "Philly Chef Conference" was highlighted in a March 3 Philly.com story.


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  • Student Chefs Compete for College Scholarships in University City

    3/29/2017 12:00:00 AM

    Drexel hosted the Careers Through Culinary Arts Program cooking contest in the Center for Hospitality and Sports Management on March 29. The contest was covered by WPVI-TV (6-abc), KYW-TV (CBS-3) and KYW-AM Newsradio's "What's Cooking on 1060.”

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  • 4th Annual Philly Chef Conference Kicks Off This Weekend

    2/28/2017 6:10:00 PM

    Michael Traud, EdD, JD, an assistant teaching professor and program director of the Hospitality Management department in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, was mentioned in a Feb. 28 KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) story about the Philly Chef Conference, which will be hosted at Drexel.

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  • Splitting Audience Could Make UM's $240 Million Athletics Debt a Heavier Lift

    2/26/2017 3:17:00 PM

    Karen Weaver, EdD, an associate clinical professor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, was quoted in a Feb. 26 Crain's Detroit Business story about the University of Michigan Athletic Department's $240 million debt and how it could be more difficult to recoup it as television contracts are becoming less lucrative due to people watching sports on multiple other media platforms.

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  • Ex-Athlete’s Battle for Scholarship Upgrades: ‘I Feel Like I Helped My Brothers’

    2/12/2017 4:12:00 PM

    The Center for Hospitality and Sport Management’s Sport Management Department was referenced in a Feb. 12 New York Times story regarding its study with the National College Players Association that found over 80 percent of football and men’s basketball players in top conferences lived below the poverty line.

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  • Atlantic City Helps Hard Rock Cafe with Parking Issues

    2/4/2017 3:31:00 PM

    Robert Ambrose, an instructor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management was quoted in a Feb. 4 Press of Atlantic City story about the collaboration between Atlantic City and the Hard Rock Café to solve a major parking problem for the restaurant.

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  • North Jersey Gaming Proponents Are at the Starting Gate. Again!

    1/24/2017 3:32:00 PM

    Robert Ambrose, an instructor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, authored a piece in Casino Life magazine on the creation of a bill by North Jersey gaming proponents to bring casino gaming state-wide through the benefits of the already legal online gaming component.

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  • What is Next for the Showboat?

    1/24/2017 1:56:44 PM

    Robert Ambrose, an instructor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, was quoted in a Jan. 20 Press of Atlantic City story about the amenities the city needs to add to grow the gaming and hospitality industry.

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  • Casinos See First Revenue Rebound in Decade

    1/12/2017 10:55:00 AM

    Robert Ambrose, an instructor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, was quoted in a Jan. 12 Press of the Atlantic City article about the gambling industry’s first annual revenue increase in 10 years, in part due to a thriving internet gambling market.

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  • Alabama Trounces Clemson and Everybody Else in the College Football Money Game

    1/9/2017 11:31:00 AM

    Karen Weaver, EdD, an associate clinical professor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, was quoted in a Jan. 9 Bloomberg story about the business model of college football and its shifting landscape. 

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  • College Football’s Top Teams Are Built on Crippling Debt

    1/4/2017 2:12:00 PM

    Karen Weaver, EdD, associate clinical professor and interim director of the sport management program in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, was quoted in a Jan. 4 Bloomberg story regarding the massive debts football teams are accruing for their universities. Weaver’s research is highlighted throughout the breakdown of rising cost pressures, falling revenue and the college football business model. Weaver was also quoted in a Jan. 6 Comeback article.

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