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Drexel In the News

  • Do Republicans Even Know What They Want on Health Care?

    July 20, 2017

    Robert Field, PhD, JD, professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and the Kline School of Law, wrote a July 20 Philly.com blog post on health care and how they need to come to a consensus of what they want.

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  • Philly's Next Hot Neighborhoods: They Might be Farther Out Than You Think

    July 20, 2017

    Kevin Gillen, PhD, a senior fellow in the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was quoted in a July 20 Philadelphia Inquirer article about the vibrancy of the market in the 19146 zip code, reinforcing that as home prices have soared in and around Center City for years, developers and buyers have been seeking better deals in bordering neighborhoods once overlooked because of deterioration and crime.

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  • Survey: Higher Rate of Prescription Drug Abuse Among Youth in Some Rural Counties

    July 19, 2017

    Philip Massey, PhD, an assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a July 19 story on WITF-FM Online (Harrisburg) covering his recent research into the varied use and views of prescription drugs among youth in Pennsylvania.

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  • This is What Sexting Does to Your Relationship

    July 16, 2017

    A study from researchers in the College of Arts and Sciences about the prevalence of sexting, was cited in a July 16 Refinery29 story about its affect on relationships.

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

    July 14, 2017

    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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  • Fast Charging Batteries, at Last!

    July 13, 2017

    Yury Gogotsi, PhD, Distinguished University and Bach professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in July 13 Electronics 360 and Electronic Products stories about his recently published research on new designs for electrodes that could allow electronic devices to charge more quickly.

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  • Drexel Engineers Claim Electrodes Made of MXene Allow Recharging in Minutes

    July 13, 2017

    Yury Gogotsi, PhD, Distinguished University and Bach professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in July 13 Clean Technica story about his recently published research on new designs for electrodes that could allow electronic devices to charge more quickly.

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  • How CFOs Are Playing an Increasingly Dynamic Role

    July 13, 2017

    Helen Bowman, executive vice president, treasurer and chief operating officer, was featured in a July 13 Philadelphia Business Journal story about how CFO's play an important role in promoting business ethics.

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  • Doodling is Scientifically Proven to Boost Brain Activity

    July 12, 2017

    Research on how drawing and doodling can activate the brain's reward pathway, conducted byGirija Kaimal, EdD, an assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was featured in a July 12 Quartz story.

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  • Invasive Insects Attacking Trees

    July 10, 2017

    Jon Gelhaus, PhD, professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and curator of Entomology in the Academy of Natural Sciences, was interviewed for a July 10 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) story on the emerald ash borer beetle and efforts to save trees that it is destroying.  

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  • Philadelphia Agenda

    July 10, 2017

    John Kirby, director of community health and wellness at Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services of the College of Nursing and Health Professions, along with Stephen and Sandra Sheller, were interviewed in a segment on the WOGL-Radio (98.1-FM) show "Philadelphia Agenda with Brad Segall" about the health facility and the services it provides to vulnerable members of North Philadelphia.

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  • 2D Material Could Make Pseudocapacitors Charge in Milliseconds

    July 10, 2017

    Yury Gogotsi, PhD, Distinguished University and Bach professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in July 10 stories in IEEE SpectrumElectronics 360 and Inverse about his recently published research on new electrode designs that could allow batteries to charge faster.

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  • Should the Government Spend More on Food Aid?

    July 7, 2017

    Mariana Chilton, PhD, professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and the director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities, was quoted in a Congressional Quarterly Researcher article July 7 on federal food aid and why Congress should spend more on it. 

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  • Are Gel Manicures Going to Give Me Skin Cancer?

    July 5, 2017

    Christina Chung, MD, an associate professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a July 5 story in The Atlantic, about the relatively small skin cancer risks associated with gel manicures.

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  • Consult Past, Current Online Students

    July 5, 2017

    Susan Aldridge, PhD, senior vice president and president of Drexel Online, was quoted in a July 5 U.S. News & World Report story about prospective online students gaining insight about the program offered by connecting with recent graduates or current students, either through the admissions office or on social media. 

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  • Food Stamp Rolls Plummet in States That Restore Work Requirements

    July 4, 2017

    Mariana Chilton, PhD, professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities, had her June 4 Hill op-ed quoted in a July 4 Fox News story on work requirements being implemented in order for people to receive federal benefits. 

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  • Schools Mixing Art and Science to Create STEAM

    July 2, 2017

    Youngmoo Kim, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering and director of the ExCITe Center, and the College of Medicine’s Medical Simulation Center were mentioned in a July 2 Philadelphia Inquirer story about the STEAM lab at Roxborough High School, made possible through a collaboration with Drexel and a five-year $2.5 million grant. Through the collaboration, high school students visit Drexel for training in science, technology, engineering and math.

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  • Weighing the Health of Hot Dogs Without Killing the BBQ

    July 1, 2017

    Nyree Dardarian, an assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was featured in a July 1 story on WHYY’s “The Pulse” that looked into hot dogs and their nutritional value in light of the Fourth of July. The story also includes recently graduated Drexel nutrition science students.

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  • Your Weird Doodles Are Good For Your Chill

    June 30, 2017

    Girija Kaimal, EdD, an assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a June 30 story in Vice's Tonic about her study that showed making art can activate the brain’s reward pathway.

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  • Now We Know

    June 30, 2017

    A study that showed clean hands may not be enough to prevent the spread of MRSA in hospital NICUS by Neal Goldstein, PhD, an assistant research professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was covered in Politico New York June 30. Goldstein was also quoted about the study in a June 30 Becker’s Hospital Review story.

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  • Study: Hospital Workers Who Wash Can Still Spread MRSA to Babies

    June 29, 2017

    Neal Goldstein, PhD, assistant research professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a June 29 Philly Voice article about his study that found that even perfect hand hygiene in hospitals can’t stop the spread of MRSA among NICU babies.

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  • Want to Improve Your Public Speaking Skills? There’s an App For That

    June 29, 2017

    Danish Dhamani, an undergraduate in the College of Engineering, and Parish Gupta, an undergraduate in the College of Computing & Informatics, were featured in a June 29 NBC News story about their speech coaching app called Orai.

     

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  • Medical Mystery: The Sadness of 'Silent Cal' Coolidge

    June 29, 2017

    Allan B. Schwartz, MD, a professor in the College of Medicine, authored a June 29 “medical mystery” piece for The Philadelphia Inquirer about how Calvin Coolidge’s depression may have contributed to his cardiovascular issues later in life.

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  • Merkel Opposed Marriage Equality — Until Now. What Happened?

    June 29, 2017

    Phillip Ayoub, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences authored an article on June 29 for The Washington Post's "monkey cage" feature in regards to German Chancellor Angela Merkel's recent support of a conscience vote in regards to marriage equality.

     

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  • Counting Your Baby's Kicks During Pregnancy

    June 28, 2017

    Ryan Offer, MD, an assistant professor in the College of Medicine, was interviewed June 28 during a WTXF-TV (FOX-29) “Good Day Philadelphia” segment about how expecting mothers can track fetal movements during pregnancy.

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