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Drexel In the News

  • What is the Physical Toll of Playing Rugby?

    September 1, 2015

    Thomas Trojian, MD, professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a Sept. 1 Philly.com “Sports Doc” blog post about the toll of playing rugby on the body.

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  • What’s New on Campus

    September 1, 2015

    Drexel was included in a Sept. 1 Philadelphia Inquirer article listing all of the new changes and development at local colleges and universities. James Herbert, PhD, founding dean of the Graduate College, was named in correlation with the creation of the Graduate College.

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  • How One University Uses a ‘Mental Health Kiosk’ to Reach Students

    September 1, 2015

    Annette J. Molyneux, PhD, associate dean in the Office of Counseling and Health, was featured in a video and quoted in a Sept. 1 Chronicle of Higher Education article about Drexel’s status as the first U.S. college to deploy a “mental health kiosk” on campus. Paul C. Furtaw, PsyD, associate director of the Counseling Center, was also interviewed.

     

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  • Drexel Gets Verbal Agreement From Md. Player

    August 31, 2015

    Drexel’s men’s basketball team was mentioned in an Aug. 31 Philly.com post about the Dragons getting a verbal commitment from a player at Bishop McNamara in Maryland.

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  • The Call to Serve

    August 31, 2015

    Frank Linnehan, PhD, dean of the LeBow College of Business, was quoted in an Aug. 31 Philadelphia Inquirer article about office in morale caused by the papal visit.

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  • Faculty on the Front Lines

    August 31, 2015

    A photo of Drexel’s mental health screening kiosk located in the Recreation Center was included in a Chronicle of Higher Education story on Aug. 31 about what universities are doing to respond to students in the grip of psychological crises.

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  • Review: The Twisted History of Autism Science

    August 30, 2015

    Michael Yudell, PhD, an associate professor and interim chair of the Department of Community Health and Prevention in the School of Public Health, authored an Aug. 30 Philly.com review of “The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity.”

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  • As Health Care Shifts to Homes, Need for Home Health Aides Grows

    August 30, 2015

    Paul Harrington, PhD, a professor in the School of Education and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer article on Aug. 30 about the rising job market for home health aides.

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  • SJC Rejects Local Residency Restrictions on Sex Predators

    August 28, 2015

    Daniel Filler, senior associate dean for academic and faculty affairs and a professor in the Kline School of Law, was quoted in a Boston Globe article on Aug. 28 about sex offender residency restrictions. 

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  • Drexel Food Lab Cooks up Solutions to Food Waste Problem

    August 28, 2015

    A food waste program piloted by Drexel’s Center for Hospitality and Sport Management was featured on WHYY/Newsworks.org on Aug 28. It also was featured on PhillyVoice.com on Aug 29. Jonathan Deutsch, PhD, director of the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, was quoted in the PhillyVoice story.

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  • City Council Rethinks Drexel University Food Truck Bill After Backlash

    August 28, 2015

    Follow-up stories about the legislation concerning food trucks on Drexel’s campus were reported in several local media outlets, including Aug. 28 stories in the Philadelphia Business Journal and Philadelphia magazine’s “Foobooz” blog.

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  • The 50 Most Caffeinated Colleges

    August 27, 2015

    Drexel was ranked the number five most caffeinated university in the country in an Aug. 27 Time Labs blog story.

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  • Now You Can View Drexel University's Amazing Costume Archives

    August 27, 2015

    The upcoming “Immortal Beauty” exhibition in the Robert and Penny Fox Historic Costume Collection of the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design was featured in Philadelphia STYLE magazine on Aug. 25.

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  • Market Basket Is Back To ‘Business As Usual,’ But With New Bills To Pay

    August 27, 2015

    Daniel Korschun, PhD, an associate professor in the LeBow College of Business, was interviewed on WBUR on Aug. 27 about his book about the Market Basket controversy.

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  • Mercedes-Benz on target with superlative about Atlanta stadium rights

    August 27, 2015

    Joel Maxcy, PhD, associate professor and interim director of sport management in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, was quoted in the Atlanta Journal Constitution’s “PolitiFact” on Aug. 27 about a new sports stadium in Georgia.

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  • Comcast loses $400M over failed Time Warner acquisition

    August 27, 2015

    David Becher, PhD, an associate professor in the LeBow College of Business, was quoted in a Philadelphia Business Journal story on Aug. 27 about Comcast’s failed acquisition of Time Warner.

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  • Eating cheap in Philly on a college student's budget

    August 27, 2015

    Drexel’s Center for Hospitality and Sport Management was mentioned in a Philadelphia Weekly story on Aug. 27 about eating on a budget. Emory McLeod, a program assistant in the Center, and Alex De Los Reyes, a junior culinary arts student, were quoted.

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  • College of Medicine Dean Talks About the Pope's Philadelphia Visit

    August 26, 2015

    Daniel V. Schidlow, MD, dean of the College of Medicine, was interviewed in an Aug. 26 WTXF-TV (FOX-29) story about the Pope’s upcoming visit to Philadelphia.

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  • Drexel Students Warned About Burglaries

    August 26, 2015

    A warning about recent burglaries near Drexel’s campus was mentioned in a KYW-TV (CBS-3) story on Aug. 26.

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  • “A Toast to Tenacity,” a Women’s Equality Day

    August 26, 2015

    “A Toast to Tenacity,” a Women’s Equality Day event hosted by Vision 2020 and the College of Medicine’s Institute for Women’s Health and Leadership, was featured in an Aug. 26 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) broadcast.

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  • Most HIV-Positive Moms in Philadelphia Forgo Treatment After Pregnancy

    August 26, 2015

    Florence Momplaisir, MD, MSCE, an assistant professor in the College of Medicine and School of Public Health, and Joella Adams, MPH, a recent graduate of the School of Public Health, were quoted in a WHYY-FM/Newsworks story on Aug. 26 about their research about HIV care for pregnant women and new mothers.

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  • Washington Revs up Plans for Pope Francis’s Historic September Visit

    August 26, 2015

    Scott White, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Computing & Informatics and head of the Computing Security and Technology program, was quoted in an Aug. 26 Washington Post story about preparations for the Pope’s visit to Washington, D.C.

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  • Drexel Students Warned About Burglaries Near Campus

    August 25, 2015

    Drexel was mentioned in an Aug. 25 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) story about a string of burglaries in the area. The story was also reported on Philly.com.

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  • Climate Change's Overlooked Sociological Side

    August 25, 2015

    Robert Brulle, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed about his new book on sociological perspectives on climate change on InsideClimateNews.com on August 25.

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  • Philly-Area Housing Market Had Best Spring Since 2008

    August 25, 2015

    Kevin Gillen, a senior research fellow at the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation was quoted in an Aug. 25 Philly Voice story about the growth of the housing market in Philadelphia.

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