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  • Why Parents Should Stop Coddling Their Kids and Let Them Live Their Own Lives

    Alternet.org
    February 29, 2012

    Kathleen Volk Miller, associate teaching professor in the College of Arts and Sciences authored story on Salon.com about parenting secrets of a college professor. Her story was also picked up in the Alternet.org.

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  • Shima Seiki Lab to Help Drexel Develop Smart Garments

    Fibre2Fashion.com
    February 29, 2012

    Genevieve Dion, assistant professor in the Westphal College was quoted on Fibre2Fashion.com in a story about the Shima Seiki lab to help Drexel develop smart garments.

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  • What Others Are Saying

    Chicago Tribune
    February 29, 2012

    Kathleen Volk Miller, associate teaching professor in the College of Arts and Sciences authored story on Salon.com about parenting secrets of a college professor. Her story was also picked up in the Chicago Tribune.

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  • Epicenter of an Epidemic

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    February 29, 2012

    Dr. Daniel Taylor, associate professor in the College of Medicine, authored a story in The Philadelphia Inquirer about violence afflicting the Philadelphia’s youth.

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  • Rider Jams Cell Phones on SEPTA Buses

    WCAU-TV (NBC-10)
    February 29, 2012

    Dr. Rob D'Ovidio, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on WCAU-TV (NBC-10) about cell phone jamming technology.

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  • Social-Network Use Leads Firms to Boost Security

    USA TODAY
    February 29, 2012

    Dr. Rob D’Ovidio, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a USA TODAY front-page story regarding the exploitation of social networking sites.

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  • African-American Composers Honored at Drexel Concert

    Philadelphia Metro
    February 28, 2012

    Dr. Mike Moss, associate professor and music program director in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was quoted in a Philadelphia Metro story about the Drexel Concert Band’s upcoming performance.

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  • School Violence with Kiley & Booms

    WKRK-FM 92.3 (Cleveland)
    February 28, 2012

    Dr. Chuck Williams, assistant clinical professor and director of the Center for Prevention of School-Aged Violence in the Goodwin College, was interviewed on WKRK-FM 92.3 (Cleveland) about the school shooting in Ohio.

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  • Ohio School Shooting

    FOX News’ “American Newsroom”
    February 28, 2012

    Dr. Chuck Williams, an assistant clinical professor and director of the Center for Prevention of School Aged Violence in the Goodwin College, was interviewed on FOX News’ “American Newsroom” regarding the Ohio school shooting.

  • Service Learning Initiatives

    Power 99
    February 28, 2012

    Cyndi Reed Rickards, an instructor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed about service learning opportunities at Drexel. The interview aired on WDAS (105.3-FM) and WDAS (1480-AM) and Power 99.

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  • Chavez vs. Capriles: Stark Choice For Venezuela's Independent Voters

    Christian Science Monitor
    February 28, 2012

    Dr. George Ciccariello-Maher, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Christian Science Monitor article about the elections in Venezuela.

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  • 12 Machines That Want Your Job

    MSN.com
    February 28, 2012

    Dr. Youngmoo Kim, an associate professor and assistant dean of Media Technologies in the College of Engineering, and director of the Music Entertainment Technology Lab, was quoted on MSN.com in a story about robots working for Amazon to bring products from shelves to packaging.

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  • Will Ohio Shooting Change School Safety Measures?

    Minnesota Public Radio
    February 28, 2012

    Dr. Chuck Williams, assistant clinical professor and director of the Center for Prevention of School Aged Violence, was interviewed on Minnesota Public Radio about the school shooting in Ohio.

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  • Marcellus Shale and Air Emissions

    GreenSpace, a Philadelphia Inquirer blog
    February 27, 2012

    Dr. Peter DeCarlo, assistant professor in the College of Engineering was mentioned in GreenSpace, a Philadelphia Inquirer blog, in a post about air emissions from Marcellus shale operations.

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  • Why College Co-Op Programs Totally Rock

    Forbes.com
    February 27, 2012

    Drexel was featured in a Forbes.com article about the value of co-op programs. Joan McDonald, senior vice president of Enrollment Management, was quoted.

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  • On the Boards

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    February 27, 2012

    Alan Kessler, a partner at Duane Morris LLP, was mentioned in The Philadelphia Inquirer for his appointment to the Drexel Board of Trustees.

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  • Meet Hubo the Robot

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    February 27, 2012

    Dr. Youngmoo Kim, an associate professor in the College of Engineering and director of the Music Entertainment Technology Lab, and Paul Oh, associate professor in the College of Engineering, were quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer feature story about the unveiling of seven humanoid robots as part of Drexel’s National Engineers Week celebration.

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  • “Mysteries at the Museum”

    Travel Channel
    February 26, 2012

    The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University was mentioned on the Travel Channel’s “Mysteries at the Museum” show in a segment on a fish fossil that answers age-old mysteries. Academy paleontologist Ted Daeschler was interviewed.

  • Jurassic Bot: How to Build a Robot Dinosaur With a 3D Printer

    PopularMechanics.com
    February 24, 2012

    Dr. Ken Lacovara, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted on PopularMechanics.com in a story about using 3-D printing to turn fossilized bones into dinosaur robots. FastCompany.com and other science and technology blogs also ran the story over the weekend.

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  • Gasoline Use Declines, Prices Climb

    Sacramento Bee
    February 23, 2012

    Dr. Shawkat Hammoudeh, a professor in the LeBow College of Business, was quoted in the Sacramento Bee in a story about gasoline prices in California.

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  • Scientists Create Dinosaur Robots Using 3D Printed Bones

    FoxNews.com
    February 23, 2012

    Dr. Ken Lacovara, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted on FoxNews.com in a story about using 3-D printing to turn fossilized bones into dinosaur robots. Mashable Tech also posted a video and reported the story.

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  • Milestone for Givens, CAA Title for Drexel

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    February 23, 2012

    Drexel men’s basketball senior forward, Samme Givens, was featured in The Philadelphia Inquirer in a story about the  team’s win over James Madison that clinched the first regular-season CAA championship for the Dragons. Men’s Basketball Head Coach, Bruiser Flint, was also quoted.

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  • Chestnut Street Project Groundbreaking Ceremony

    WPVI-TV (6-abc) and WCAU-TV (10-nbc)
    February 23, 2012

    Drexel’s Chestnut Street Project groundbreaking ceremony was highlighted on WPVI-TV (6-abc) and WCAU-TV (10-nbc). The $97.6 million dollar project will feature 361,200 square feet of mixed-use student housing and retail space and will add 861 student beds.

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  • Dinobots and Entrepreneurs

    Portfolio.com
    February 23, 2012

    Dr. Ken Lacovara, associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Portfolio.com article about the lessons advances in paleontology can bring to entrepreneurship, in the context of a new collaboration with Dr. James Tangorra, assistant professor in the College of Engineering, to develop 3-D printed models of dinosaur fossils. The research was also covered by Discovery News, Engadget, and PC World.

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  • Neutrinos Are Not Faster Than Light

    Washington Post blog
    February 23, 2012

    Dr. Dave Goldberg, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Washington Post blog about neutrinos.

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  • Drexel University Biowall Becomes Showpiece For Eco-Building Advocates

    KYW Newsradio (KYW-1060)
    February 23, 2012

    Drexel was mentioned on KYW Newsradio (KYW-1060) in a story about the five-story living biowall of plants in the Constantine Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building.

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  • Why Are These Swallows Overwintering at a Northeast Philly Sewage Plant?

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    February 22, 2012

    Jason Weintraub, entomology collection manager at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, was quoted in a front-page story in The Philadelphia Inquirer about midges.

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  • Why Must Diners Troll For a Really Good Seafood Meal?

    Philadelphia Daily News
    February 22, 2012

    Jason Wilson, editor of Drexel’s online cultural magazine The Smart Set, authored an article in the Philadelphia Daily News about seafood at local restaurants.

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  • Predicting Climate Change

    Sirius XM radio’s POTUS Show
    February 22, 2012

    Dr. Robert Brulle, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on Sirius XM radio’s POTUS Show about his recent study which determined the key factors that predict public opinion on climate change.

  • The Reinvention Of The Bridesmaid Dress

    WTXF-TV (FOX-29)
    February 22, 2012

    Drexel’s Westphal College was mentioned on WTXF-TV (FOX-29) in a segment with fashion designer Althea Harper who acted as a judge in a design contest at Drexel later that day.

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  • Venezuela: Tough Fight Ahead For Opposition Leader Henrique Capriles Radonski

    GlobalPost.com
    February 22, 2012

    Dr. George Ciccariello-Maher, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted on GlobalPost.com regarding the elections in Venezuela.

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  • Dinosaur Bones Brought Back to Life With 3-D Printing

    ABCNews.com
    February 22, 2012

    Dr. Ken Lacovara, associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted on ABCNews.com in a story about using 3-D printing to turn fossilized bones into dinosaur robots. The story was also picked up by Time Magazine (Techland blog), Gizmodo.com, Wired UK and other news media outlets.

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  • Classical Architecture Inspiration For 'Green' Cement

    Ecoseed.org
    February 21, 2012

    Dr. Alexander Moseson, assistant teaching professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted on Ecoseed.org interviewed in a story about low-tech, low-energy, low-cost cement his lab created. The story was also picked up by many sustainability blogs including GreenOptimistic.com, TG Daily and PhysOrg.com.

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  • Drexel is Home to Highly Advanced Robots For Next Year

    Metro
    February 21, 2012

    Dr. Youngmoo Kim, an associate professor in the College of Engineering and director of the Music Entertainment Technology Lab, was interviewed on KYW-TV (CBS-3) in a segment about the unveiling of seven humanoid robots as part of Drexel’s National Engineers Week celebration. The unveiling was also featured in Metro Philadelphia and on TechnicallyPhilly.com.

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  • Chestnut Street Project Groundbreaking

    WPVI-TV (6-abc)
    February 21, 2012

    Drexel President John A. Fry was interviewed on WPVI-TV (6-abc) in a live segment about the Chestnut Street Project groundbreaking. The groundbreaking was also mentioned on WTXF-TV (FOX-29) and in the Daily Pennsylvanian.

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  • Angel Investing in Startups Stimulates Job Growth

    Huffington Post
    February 21, 2012

    Ari Winkleman, a senior business administration major, was mentioned in the Huffington Post in a story about startups. Winkleman founded a new social media platform, Involvio, that allows students to view all events on campus in one place.

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  • 'More' Touts The Value In Less

    Delaware News Journal
    February 20, 2012

    Dr. Ron Bishop, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was profiled in the Delaware News Journal about his new book, MORE: The Vanishing of Scale in an Over-the-Top Nation.

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  • Who Needs College Anyway?

    Philadelphia Daily News
    February 20, 2012

    Dr. Paul Harrington, a professor in the Goodwin College and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was quoted in the Philadelphia Daily News on whether a college degree is necessary.

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  • Drexel Professor Weighs In On The Rising Price Of Gasoline

    KYW Newsradio (1060-AM)
    February 20, 2012

    Dr. Marco Airaudo, an assistant professor in the LeBow College of Business, was quoted in a KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) story about how rising gas prices will affect the economy.

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  • Scientists Are Building Robot Dinosaurs Out Of 3-D Printed Fossils

    Forbes.com
    February 20, 2012

    Dr. Ken Lacovara, associate professor in the College of Arts & Sciences, was quoted on Forbes.com among other outlets in a story about using 3-D printing to turn fossilized bones into dinosaur robots.

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  • Robot Record At Drexel University

    KYW Newsradio (1060-AM)
    February 20, 2012

    Dr. Youngmoo Kim, assistant dean of Media Technologies in the College of Engineering and director of the Music Entertainment Technology Lab, was interviewed on KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) in a segment about the unveiling of seven humanoid robots as part of Drexel’s National Engineer’s Week celebration. WXTF-TV (FOX 29), WCAU-TV (NBC-10) and WPVI-TV (6-abc) also reported on the story.

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  • Paleopalooza at the Academy

    WCAU-TV (NBC-10)
    February 19, 2012

    The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University was mentioned on WCAU-TV (NBC-10) and WPVI-TV (6-abc) for hosting Paleopalooza, a weekend celebration of all things paleontological.

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  • Youth Shaping Future of Online TV, Movies, Music

    Associated Press
    February 19, 2012

    Steven Budd, a student in the Earle Mack School of Law, was quoted in an Associated Press article about online privacy. The story was picked up by numerous outlets.

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  • Humanoids For The Home

    The Star-Ledger
    February 18, 2012

    Dr. Youngmoo Kim, an associate professor in the College of Engineering and director of the Music Entertainment Technology Lab, was quoted in The Star-Ledger in a story about humanoid robots on display for National Engineers Week at Drexel.

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  • Gingrich's Limbaugh Troubles Spell Out Climate Divide

    USA Today
    February 18, 2012

    Dr. Robert Brulle, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted throughout a USA Today article on his recent study which determined the key factors that predict public opinion on climate change. ABCNews.com also picked up the story.

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  • Smart Bridges

    LivingonEarth.com
    February 17, 2012

    Franklin Moon, associate professor in the College of Engineering, was highlighted on LivingonEarth.com in a story about new technology for bridges.

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  • A Paris Bar With Pa. Wines on Tap

    Philadelphia Daily News
    February 16, 2012

    Jason Wilson, editor of Drexel’s online cultural magazine The Smart Set, authored an article in the Philadelphia Daily News about the new Paris Wine Bar in Philly’s Fairmount district.

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  • 11th Street Family Health Services Included in National Survey

    WHYY-radio (91-FM)
    February 16, 2012

    Dr. Patricia Gerrity, professor and associate dean for community programs in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was interviewed on WHYY-radio (91-FM), in a story about a new, national survey on the practice of integrative medicine that included the 11th Street Family Health Services of Drexel University.

  • Black History Month

    KXTV-TV (abc-10)
    February 15, 2012

    Dr. Steven Winlock, assistant clinical professor Sacramento’s Center for Graduate Studies, and David Inniss, a Ph.D. student in the School of Education, were interviewed on KXTV-TV (abc-10) about Black History Month.

  • Tech Expert Says Facebook Glasses Are Just Another Way To Ignore Human Interaction

    KYW Newsradio (1060-AM)
    February 15, 2012

    Dr. Jennifer Rode, assistant professor in The iSchool at Drexel, was quoted on KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) in a story about human computer interaction.

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  • Bad Movies Bring Big Crowds to the Academy of Natural Sciences

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    February 15, 2012

    The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University was highlighted in a Philadelphia Inquirer article about the Academy’s Mega-Bad Movie Night. The event was also mentioned on WCAU-TV (NBC-10).

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  • Drexel Escapes Scare From William & Mary

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    February 15, 2012

    Men’s basketball coach Bruiser Flint was quoted in The Philadelphia Inquirer in a story about the basketball team’s 14th straight win.

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  • Bird's Nutrition Diet Questioned

    WNEP-TV (ABC-Wilkes Barre)
    February 15, 2012

    The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University was mentioned on WNEP-TV (ABC-Wilkes Barre) in a story about the effects of birds eating berries.

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  • Violence in Philadelphia

    WPSG-TV (CW Philly-57) and KYW-TV (CBS-3)
    February 15, 2012

    Dr. Chuck Williams, assistant clinical professor in Goodwin College and director of the Center for Prevention of School-Aged Violence, was interviewed on WPSG-TV (CW Philly-57) and KYW-TV (CBS-3) in a story about violence in Philadelphia.

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  • In Matters of the Heart

    The New York Times
    February 14, 2012

    Dr. Robert Keidel, a clinical professor in the LeBow College of Business, authored a letter to the editor in The New York Times about the age of big data.

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  • Workplace Romances

    KYW Newsradio (1060-AM)
    February 13, 2012

    Dr. Donna DeCarolis, associate dean for strategic initiatives and head of the management department in LeBow College, was interviewed on KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) about workplace romances.

  • Dinosaurs Looking For Elbow Room at Natural History Museum

    Las Vegas Review-Journal
    February 13, 2012

    Dr. Ken Lacovara, associate professor in the College of Arts & Sciences, was quoted in the Las Vegas Review-Journal in a story about plans for the Las Vegas History Museum to open a fossil lab.

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  • Online Dating Sites

    KYW-TV (CBS-3)
    February 13, 2012

    Rachel Magee and Christopher Mascaro, second-year Ph.D. students in The iSchool at Drexel, were interviewed on KYW-TV (CBS-3) about their research on online dating sites.

  • Online Dating Research

    WPSG-TV (CW Philly-57)
    February 13, 2012

    Christopher Mascaro and Rachel Magee, Ph.D. students in The iSchool at Drexel, were interviewed on WPSG-TV (CW Philly-57) in addition to KYW-TV (CBS-3) about their research on online dating sites.

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  • Microscopic Mountains

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    February 13, 2012

    Dr. Yury Gogotsi, a professor in the College of Engineering and director of the A.J. Drexel Institute of Nanotechnology, and Dr. Michel Barsoum, a professor in the College of Engineering, were featured in a Philadelphia Inquirer story on “nanosheets,” a new class of materials far thinner than a human hair. Babak Anasori, a Ph.D. student in the College of Engineering, was also quoted.

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  • Venezuela's Voices of Opposition

    Al Jazeera
    February 13, 2012

    Dr. George Ciccariello-Maher, assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on Al Jazeera about the opposition primaries in Venezuela.

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  • Drexel Sociologist Helps Out When Disaster Strikes Anywhere in the World

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    February 13, 2012

    Dr. Mimi Sheller, professor in the College of Arts & Sciences, was featured in The Philadelphia Inquirer in a story about her research in disaster planning.

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  • A Bloody Start To The Year For Philadelphia

    CNN.com
    February 11, 2012

    Dr. Chuck Williams, assistant clinical professor in Goodwin College and director of the Center for Prevention of School-Aged Violence, was interviewed in a CNN segment on violence in Philadelphia. The segment was one of the featured stories on the CNN website on Saturday.

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  • Google's Tiff with its Law Firm

    Philadelphia Business Journal
    February 10, 2012

    J. Hunter Tart, a visiting professor in the Earle Mack School of Law, was quoted in the Philadelphia Business Journal concerning a quarrel between Google and a law firm that represents it.

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  • Should Court Let Suspected Pedophile See Grandkids?

    Christian Science Monitor
    February 10, 2012

    Richard Frankel, associate professor in the Earle Mack School of Law, was quoted in the Christian Science Monitor about whether Jerry Sandusky should be permitted to see his grandchildren.

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  • Bailout For Homeowners in Sacramento

    KOVR-TV (CBS-13)
    February 9, 2012

    Dr. Ramya Gosh, assistant clinical professor in the LeBow College of Business, was featured on Sacramento’s KOVR-TV (CBS-13) in a story about a bailout for homeowners.

  • The ABC's of Norovirus

    WPVI-TV (6-abc)
    February 9, 2012

    Dr. Brent Simmons, an assistant professor in the Drexel University College of Medicine, was featured in a story on WPVI-TV (6-abc) about how to avoid the spread of norovirus.

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  • Heinous Killings Plague Philadelphia

    CNN
    February 9, 2012

    Dr. Chuck Williams, assistant clinical professor and director of the Center for Prevention of School-Aged Violence, was interviewed about violence in Philadelphia on CNN.

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  • What Drives Public Opinion About Climate Change?

    Columbia Journalism Review
    February 8, 2012

    Dr. Robert Brulle, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in the Columbia Journalism Review regarding his new study about which factors predict public opinion on climate change.

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  • Deleted Photos Might Remain On Facebook Servers For Months, Even Years

    KYW-TV (CBS-3)
    February 8, 2012

    Dr. Andrea Forte, assistant professor in The iSchool at Drexel, was interviewed on KYW-TV (CBS-3) in a story about deleting photos on Facebook.

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  • Battling Illness and Health Illiteracy

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    February 8, 2012

    Dr. Daniel Taylor, associate professor in the College of Medicine, authored an article in The Philadelphia Inquirer about health illiteracy.

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  • Urban Outfitters Founder Richard A. Hayne Wins a Big Business Award

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    February 7, 2012

    Urban Outfitters founder and Drexel trustee Richard A. Hayne was featured in The Philadelphia Inquirer for winning the 2011 Edward Powell Award. Hayne will donate the $100,000 prize as well as an additional $100,000 to the Lawrence A. Baiada Center for Entrepreneurship.

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  • SureWest Suggests Many Jobs Are Safe in Acquisition

    Sacramento Business Journal
    February 7, 2012

    Dr. Frank Linnehan, associate dean of Drexel University's LeBow College of Business, was quoted in the Sacramento Business Journal in a story about the acquisition of SureWest Communications.

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  • Drexel's Dillon Near Milestones

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    February 7, 2012

    Women’s basketball coach Denise Dillon was featured in The Philadelphia Inquirer. If the basketball team wins on February 9 against James Madison, Dillon will match former coach Lil Haas for most victories at the university since it went Division I.

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  • For Philly Dropouts, The Math is Simple, But Brutal

    WHYY/Newsworks.org
    February 7, 2012

    Dr. Paul Harrington, a professor in the Goodwin College and Director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was quoted in a WHYY/Newsworks.org story about job prospects for high school dropouts in Philadelphia.

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  • Cozen Named Top Business Leader

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    February 7, 2012

    Drexel’s LeBow College of Business 58th Business Leader of the Year Stephen A. Cozen was noted in The Philadelphia Inquirer.

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  • Federal Court Ruling on Proposition 8

    KFBK Radio (1530-AM)
    February 7, 2012

    David Cohen, associate professor in the Earle Mack School of Law, was interviewed on Sacramento’s KFBK Radio (1530-AM) about the federal appeals court ruling on Proposition 8. The Supreme Court found the ban on gay marriage unconstitutional.

  • Musical Apps at Drexel

    KYW-TV (CBS-3)
    February 7, 2012

    A KYW-TV (CBS-3) segment about the number of jobs created by apps featured Dr. Youngmoo Kim, associate professor in the College of Engineering and assistant dean of Media Technologies, and the new musical apps being created at Drexel.

  • Philadelphia High School Dropouts And The Job Market: No Diploma, No Job

    Huffington Post
    February 7, 2012

    Dr. Paul Harrington, a professor in the Goodwin College and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was quoted in a Huffington Post story about job market for Philadelphia high school dropouts.

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  • Popular Opinion on Climate Change Traced to Political Elites

    ScientificAmerican.com
    February 7, 2012

    Dr. Robert Brulle, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in several publications including ScientificAmerican.com regarding his new study on factors that predict public opinion on climate change.

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  • Plasma Torch Found to Kill Bacteria in Raw Chicken

    Smart Planet (CBS Interactive)
    February 6, 2012

    Food safety research using plasma, from the College of Nursing and Health Professions, the College of Arts and Sciences and the A.J. Drexel Plasma Institute, was highlighted on the Smart Planet website and other online news outlets.

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  • M.I.A.’s Middle Finger Was Caused by ‘Adrenaline and Nerves’

    ABCNews.com
    February 6, 2012

    Lisa McElroy, associate professor in the Earle Mack School of Law, was quoted in an ABCNews.com article on whether or not M.I.A will be fined for swearing during the SuperBowl. On February 2 she was interviewed on WHYY radio (91-FM) about the Supreme Court’s current term of cases.

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  • Reversing Philadelphia's High School Dropout Crisis

    WHYY’s Radio Times
    February 6, 2012

    Dr. Paul Harrington, a professor in the Goodwin College and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was interviewed on WHYY’s Radio Times about Philadelphia’s dropout crisis.

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  • Small Business Firms’ Failure

    KYW Newsradio (1060-AM)
    February 5, 2012

    Dr. Donna DeCarolis, associate dean for strategic initiatives and head of the management department in LeBow College, was interviewed on KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) about small business firms’ failure.

  • Drexel & Penn Team Up For Fair On ‘Science Of Stuff’

    KYW Newsradio (1060-AM)
    February 5, 2012

    The College of Engineering’s Materials Science and Engineering Day—a joint effort with the University of Pennsylvania—was featured on KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) and WPVI-TV (6-abc).

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  • Bruiser Flint Lives Up To Name

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    February 5, 2012

    A story on men’s basketball coach Bruiser Flint was featured in The Philadelphia Inquirer. Flint has led the team to a 19-5 record this season and the Dragons are currently tied for first place in the Colonial Athletic Association.

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  • Coping With Your Emotions if The Worst Comes to Pass

    Providence Journal
    February 5, 2012

    Dr. Chuck Williams, assistant clinical professor and director of the Center for Prevention of School Aged Violence, was quoted in the Providence Journal in a front-page story on sports-related depression.

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  • For Facebook 'Hacker Way' is Way of Life

    Wall Street Journal
    February 4, 2012

    Dr. Rob D’Ovidio, associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in an Associated Press story about “hacker culture” and Facebook’s IPO. The story was picked up by numerous outlets, including the New York Times and Wall Street Journal.

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  • Drexel Plans Housing and Retail Project on Chestnut Street

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    February 4, 2012

    Drexel was featured in The Philadelphia Inquirer, Associated Press and other Philadelphia print and broadcast news outlets about its $97.6 million student housing and retail-development plan on Chestnut Street breaking ground this month.

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  • Blazina at Drexel

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    February 3, 2012

    Jen Blazina, associate professor in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was mentioned in the Philadelphia Inquirer about her work being showcased at an upcoming exhibition at the Pearlstein Gallery.

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  • People in the News

    Central Valley Business Times
    February 3, 2012

    Sally Phonthachack, a master’s student at the Center for Graduate Studies in Sacramento, was highlighted in the Central Valley Business Times, for being awarded the ‘Next Economy Fellow’ by Valley Vision.

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  • Cool Plasma Torch Kills Germs on Raw Chicken

    PopularScience.com
    February 3, 2012

    Food safety research using plasma, from the College of Nursing and Health Professions, the College of Arts and Sciences and the A.J. Drexel Plasma Institute, was highlighted on the Popular Science website and other online news outlets.

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  • Drexel Starts $97M Project

    Philadelphia Business Journal
    February 3, 2012

    Drexel President John A. Fry was quoted in the Philadelphia Business Journal in a story about the new $97 million dollar Chestnut Street Project breaking ground this month.

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  • Student Designers Make Their Mark

    HermanMiller.com
    February 2, 2012

    Students in the Westphal College were mentioned on HermanMiller.com for their participation in a design competition where five winner’s design images are featured in the Library Learning Terrace on 33rd and Race streets.

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  • Trouble in Mind

    Philadelphia City Paper
    February 2, 2012

    Dr. Scott Knowles, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was featured in a Philadelphia City Paper cover story on disaster preparedness.

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  • Philadelphia’s Witnesses: Listen to the Voice of Hunger

    HungerReport.org
    February 2, 2012

    Dr. Mariana Chilton, an associate professor and director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities in the School of Public Health, was quoted on HungerReport.org in a story about nutrition programs in Philadelphia.

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  • Giant Dinosaurs at Franklin Institute

    WPVI-TV (6-abc)
    February 2, 2012

    WPVI-TV (6-abc), KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) and WHYY (91-FM) covered the unveiling of a cast of a dinosaur fossil unearthed by Dr. Ken Lacovara, associate professor in the College of Arts & Sciences. The fossil and a miniature replica of the fossil created using 3D technology by Dr. James Tangorra, assistant professor in the College of Engineering, are part of an exhibition at the Franklin Institute in partnership with the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University.

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  • Urban Roots Screening

    Philadelphia City Paper
    February 2, 2012

    The Philadelphia City Paper spotlighted the upcoming film screening of “Urban Roots” by the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design.

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  • Best Sciences Pictures of 2011

    National Geographic
    February 2, 2012

    Babak Anasori, a Ph.D. student in the College of Engineering, was quoted in National Geographic about his 2-D photograph, “Frontier.” The photo was featured in the Best Science Pictures of 2011 competition sponsored by the journal Science and the National Science Foundation. Dr. Michel Barsoum and Dr. Yury Gogotsi, professors in the College of Engineering, were also mentioned.

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  • Drexel Beats Northeastern

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    February 2, 2012

    The Drexel men’s basketball team was highlighted in a Philadelphia Inquirer article for their win over Northeastern, putting the team in a three way tie for first place in the Colonial Athletic Association. The win over Northeastern was the team’s 10th win in a row.

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  • Penn and Drexel Work Together at Expansion

    The Daily Pennsylvania
    February 2, 2012

    Drexel was mentioned in The Daily Pennsylvania about its expansion efforts. The article noted that both Drexel and Penn have independent plans to develop West Philadelphia but the universities are collaborating throughout the process.

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  • Top 10 Libraries for Children

    Livability.com
    February 1, 2012

    Vanessa Morris, assistant teaching professor in The iSchool at Drexel, was featured on Livability.com in an article about the children’s section of public libraries.

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  • Genghis Jon

    The Scientist
    February 1, 2012

    The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University was mentioned in The Scientist in an article about protecting Mongolia’s unique ecosystems. Jon Gelhaus, a curator of entomology at the Academy was quoted.

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  • Tapas Restaurants in Philadelphia

    Philadelphia Daily News
    February 1, 2012

    Jason Wilson, editor of The Smart Set, authored an article in the Philadelphia Daily News about tapas restaurants in Philadelphia.

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