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  • Is It Safe to Store Passwords in the Cloud?

    TechNewsDaily.com
    January 31, 2012

    Dr. Ashley Podhradsky, assistant professor in Goodwin College’s School of Technology and Professional Studies, was quoted on TechNewsDaily.com in a story about storing passwords in cloud computing.

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  • PSC, Drexel Light Up Cross-State Optical Link

    HCPwire.com
    January 31, 2012

    John Bielec, vice president of Information Resources and Technology, was quoted on HCPwire.com in a story about the connection between Drexel and the Three Rivers Optical Exchange (3ROX), a high-performance Internet hub operated by the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center.

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  • 2 Drexel Students Among 5 Charged in LSD Ring

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    January 31, 2012

    Drexel was mentioned in The Philadelphia Inquirer, Associated Press and other Philadelphia print and broadcast news outlets in stories about the alleged drug ring that was busted by police involving two Drexel students and three men. The masterminds of the operation worked out of a house on 48th Street, not on the Drexel campus.

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  • Weekend Violence in Oakland: Is Occupy Movement Back, or Broken?

    Christian Science Monitor
    January 30, 2012

    Dr. George Ciccariello-Maher, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in the Christian Science Monitor regarding the Occupy Oakland movement.

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  • Office Politics

    KYW Newsradio (1060-AM
    January 30, 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 office politics.

  • PSC, Drexel Light High-Performance Cross-State Link

    SuperComputingOnline.com
    January 30, 2012

    Drexel was mentioned on SuperComputingOnline.com for its connection with Three Rivers Optical Exchange (3ROX), a high-performance Internet hub operated by the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center.

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  • New Wrinkles for Botox

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    January 30, 2012

    Dr. Mark Abdelmalek, assistant professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer article on cosmetic surgeries including Botox.

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  • Words Matter in Penn State Perjury Case

    CNN.com
    January 29, 2012

    Dr. Chuck Williams, assistant clinical professor and director of the Center for Prevention of School Aged Violence in the Goodwin College, was quoted in a story on the Penn State perjury case, which was featured on the CNN.com homepage. He was also quoted in a story on Black History Month in The Epoch Times.

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  • Spring Arts - Galleries: Fiber and Other Marvelous Media

    Philly.com
    January 29, 2012

    An exhibit of artwork by Craig Holden Feinberg, which will be featured by the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was included in the Spring Arts Preview on Philly.com.

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  • Low-Cost, Low-Energy Cement

    KQED Radio (88.5-AM)
    January 28, 2012

    Dr. Alexander Moseson, assistant teaching professor in the College of Engineering, was interviewed on San Francisco’s KQED Radio (88.5-AM) about low-tech, low-energy, low-cost cement his lab created.

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  • Oral HPV Infections More Common Than Expected

    USA Today
    January 26, 2012

    Dr. Hans Schlecht, assistant professor in the College of Medicine, was mentioned in USA Today in a story about oral human papillomavirus (HPV) infections. The story was also picked up by The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times and The Chicago Tribune.

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  • Radiation-Free Breast Cancer Detection Device

    Medical Design Briefs
    January 26, 2012

    A new breast cancer screening device developed by Drexel researchers was featured in the January issue of Medical Design Briefs. The device developed by Dr. Wan Shih, associate professor in the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, and Dr. Wei-Heng Shih, professor of materials engineering, aims to enable more accurate breast cancer screening and cancer detection in populations where mammography is not widely available or accurate.

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  • Vision 2020 Names Donna E. Shalala as National Advisor

    Examiner.com
    January 26, 2012

    Dr. Lynn Yeakel, director of Drexel University College of Medicine’s Institute for Women’s Health and Leadership, was quoted on Examiner.com in a story about Vision 2020, a gender equality initiative.

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  • Google's New Privacy Settings

    WXTF-TV (FOX 29)
    January 26, 2012

    Dr. Rob D’Ovidio, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed live on WXTF-TV (FOX 29) about Google’s new privacy settings.

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  • Have These Symptoms? Buy This Drug

    New York Times blog
    January 26, 2012

    Dr. Mary Ebeling, an assistant professor in the College of Arts & Sciences, was quoted in a New York Times blog about using symptom checklists to sell drugs.

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  • Science of NHL Hockey

    NBCLearn.com
    January 25, 2012

    Dr. Patricia Shewokis, a professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions and School of Biomedical Engineering, Science, and Health Systems, was featured on NBCLearn.com in a video about the science of reaction time in NHL hockey. The program was also featured in a New York Times blog post.

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  • This College President Is A Game Changer

    Forbes
    January 25, 2012

    Drexel President John A. Fry was featured in a Forbes story about his vision for the University. The story was accompanied by a video of an interview with President Fry discussing his major goals for the University.

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  • Burlington County Honors Health Educator of the Year

    South Jersey Local News
    January 24, 2012

    Holly Funkhouser Cucuzzella, a doctoral student in the School of Public Health, was featured in South Jersey Local News for receiving the Health Educator of the Year award by NJ Society of Public Educators (SOPHE).

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  • Quotes of the Day

    TIME.com
    January 24, 2012

    Donald Tibbs, an associate professor in the Earle Mack School of Law, was quoted on TIME.com regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on GPS surveillance.

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  • LIFT Philadelphia

    Philadelphia Metro
    January 24, 2012

    Cyndi Rickards, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in an article in the Philadelphia Metro about Drexel students volunteering at the non-profit organization LIFT Philadelphia.

  • 60 Years of TODAY

    WCAU-TV (NBC-10)
    January 24, 2012

    Drexel’s Westphal College of Media Arts & Design was featured in a segment on WCAU-TV (NBC-10) for hosting an event with former “TODAY” show anchor Jane Pauley.

  • Drexel University’s Squash Team Has A New, $2-Million Home

    KYW Newsradio (1060-AM)
    January 24, 2012

    Dr. Eric Zillmer, director of athletics and a professor of psychology in the College of Arts and Sciences, was mentioned on KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) about the new Kline and Specter Squash Center that opened at Drexel yesterday.

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  • Warrant Needed For GPS Tracking, High Court Says

    Associated Press
    January 24, 2012

    Donald Tibbs, associate professor in the Earle Mack School of Law, was quoted by the Associated Press in a story about the new Supreme Court ruling on GPS surveillance. The story has been picked up by hundreds of news outlets, including the Wall Street Journal, CNN and National Public Radio (NPR).

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  • Games of Chance

    The Chronicle of Higher Education
    January 24, 2012

    Drexel University Online was mentioned for its Graduate Certificate in Gaming and Casino Operations in a Chronicle of Higher Education blog post about the gaming industry.

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  • State of the Union Expectations

    KFBK Radio (1530-AM)
    January 24, 2012

    Dr. William Rosenberg, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on Sacramento’s KFBK Radio (1530-AM) about the State of the Union address.

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  • Gather the Women and Vision 2020

    Women’sRadio
    January 23, 2012

    Vision 2020, a gender equality initiative run by Drexel University College of Medicine's Institute for Women's Health and Leadership, was highlighted in the Women’sRadio.

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  • Success in Business Teams

    KYW Newsradio (1060-AM)
    January 23, 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 encouraging feedback amongst business teams.

  • Low-Carbon Cement Paves a Development Path

    The Daily Climate
    January 23, 2012

    Dr. Alexander Moseson, assistant teaching professor in the College of Engineering, and Dr. Michel Barsoum, professor in the College of Engineering, were quoted in The Daily Climate in an article about low-tech, low-energy, low-cost cement they created.

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  • Online Friendships

    KYW Newsradio (1060-AM)
    January 22, 2012

    Dr. Argie Allen, director of clinical training for the Couple and Family Therapy department in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was interviewed on KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) about online friendships.

  • Marianne Gingrich Interview: Is it ethical for ABC to Air it Now?

    Christian Science Monitor
    January 20, 2012

    Karen Curry, executive director of the Rudman Institute in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was quoted in a Christian Science Monitor article about ABC Nightline’s decision to air an interview with Newt Gingrich’s ex-wife.

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  • Smoking During Pregnancy Not Linked to Autism

    MedicineNet.com
    January 20, 2012

    Dr. Brian Lee, assistant professor in the School of Public Health, was quoted on MedicineNet.com in an article about his research on smoking and autism.

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  • Military Benefits Workshop

    KYW Newsradio (1060-AM)
    January 19, 2012

    Drexel University Online was mentioned on KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) for participating in a Military Benefits Workshop.

  • Success of Online Dating Sites

    KGO Radio (810-AM)
    January 19, 2012

    Christopher Mascaro, a second-year doctoral student in The iSchool at Drexel, was interviewed on San Francisco’s KGO Radio (810-AM) about his research on the success of online dating sites.

  • Does CHOP Deserve the Hit to Reputation in Transplant-Denial Case?

    Newsworks.org
    January 19, 2012

    Dr. Robert Field, a professor in the School of Public Health and the Earle Mack School of Law, was quoted in a Newsworks.org story about privacy laws preventing hospitals from publically defending themselves against accusations in patient-specific cases.

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  • Political Parity’s Drive to Help Women Win

    Daily Beast
    January 19, 2012

    Vision 2020, a gender equality initiative run by Drexel University College of Medicine's Institute for Women's Health and Leadership, was highlighted in the Daily Beast.

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  • Design a Restaurant, Move to the Head of the Class

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    January 19, 2012

    The Philadelphia Inquirer featured the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design’s Restaurant Design course on the cover of the “Food” section. Karen Pelzer, an assistant teaching professor and associate director of the MS program for Interior Architecture and design, and adjunct professor Chris Sheffield were quoted.

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  • Support For Anti-Piracy Bills Wanes

    USA Today
    January 19, 2012

    Dr. Rob D’Ovidio, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in USA Today cover story regarding anti-piracy bill protests. The story was also featured on the ABC News website, among other news outlets.

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  • When Your Kids Dislike The New Love In Your Life

    The Chicago Tribune
    January 18, 2012

    Marcia Polansky, an associate professor in the School of Public Health, was quoted in a Chicago Tribune article about children’s reaction to parents re-marrying.

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  • At Drexel University, a Green Rebirth Planned for a Former Frat House

    Architectural Record
    January 18, 2012

    The Drexel Smart House was featured on the Architectural Record website quoting Dr. Joan Weiner, Smart House faculty advisor and a professor in the LeBow College of Business, and Kevin Malawski, Smart House president and a student in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design. The story will also run in the February print issue of the magazine.

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  • FIT Kids Bill Pushes to Get Children Moving

    Newsworks.org
    January 17, 2012

    Dr. Stella Volpe, professor and chair of the Department of Nutrition Sciences in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted on Newsworks.org in a story about the Fitness Integrated with Teaching Kids Act.

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  • On The Boards

    Philadelphia Inquirer
    January 17, 2012

    Goodwin College’s new Property Management Advisory Board chairman and vice chairman were listed in the Philadelphia Inquirer’s “On the Boards” column.

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  • 2012 Presidential Race

    Sirius XM radio’s POTUS Show
    January 17, 2012

    Dr. William Rosenberg, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on Sirius XM radio’s POTUS Show about the 2012 presidential race.

  • 'Occupy Congress' Attempts to Get Lawmakers' Attention

    Christian Science Monitor
    January 17, 2012

    Dr. George Ciccariello-Maher, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in the Christian Science Monito regarding the new “Occupy Congress” movement.

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  • No Link Between Mom’s Smoking and Autism

    PyschCentral.com
    January 14, 2012

    Dr. Brian Lee, assistant professor in the School of Public Health, was quoted on PyschCentral.com in an article about his research on smoking and autism.

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  • Desecration of the Dead Is as Old as War Itself

    ABC News
    January 14, 2012

    Dr. Eric Zillmer, director of athletics and a professor of psychology in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in an Associated Press story about military psychology with regard to war crimes. The story appeared in several news outlets including the ABC News website.

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  • WCHS Dean: We're Going Strong

    Shore News Today
    January 13, 2012

    Dr. Jeanne Degatano, an adjunct professor in Goodwin College’s School of Education, was mentioned in Shore News Today in an article about a research seminar that Degatano holds for Wildwood Catholic High School students.

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  • Build It And They Will Come

    Phawker.com
    January 13, 2012

    Architect Robert A.M. Stern’s upcoming talk at the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design was spotlighted on Phawker.com.

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  • Tough Year Ahead For Unions

    Philadelphia Business Journal
    January 13, 2012

    Dr. Paul Harrington, director of Drexel’s Center for Labor Markets & Policy in Goodwin College, was quoted in a Philadelphia Business Journal story about labor unions.

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  • Nearly 20 Companies Recruiting at MLK Jr. Job Fair

    Philadelphia Business Journal
    January 13, 2012

    The Philadelphia Business Journal mentioned the virtual job fair held on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and led by Drexel University, a member of the Freedom Rings Partnership.

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  • In Pennsylvania, Biden Talks About High Cost of Education

    Sacramento Bee
    January 13, 2012

    Dr. William Rosenberg, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in the Sacramento Bee in an article about the high cost of education and the presidential campaigns.

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  • Feds Mull Lower Lead Poisoning Trigger For Children

    WHYY/Newsworks.org
    January 12, 2012

    Dr. Curtis Cummings, an associate teaching professor in the School of Public Health and associate professor in the College of Medicine, and Dr. Carla Campbell, an associate teaching professor in the School of Public Health, were quoted in a WHYY/Newsworks.org story about a proposed new lower federal threshold for diagnosing lead poisoning.

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  • Analysis of Sales of City Property Might Be Done Early

    Philadelphia Inquirer
    January 12, 2012

    Drexel President John A. Fry was mentioned in the Philadelphia Inquirer for his participation on a committee that will analyze existing and alternative uses for the city’s facilities and properties.

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  • Man Faces Deportation Despite Marriage to U.S. Citizen

    CNN.com
    January 12, 2012

    David S. Cohen, an associate professor in the Earle Mack School of Law, was quoted in an article on the Defense of Marriage Act on CNN.com.

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  • Veterans Education Benefits

    KTXL-TV (FOX 40-Sacramento)
    January 11, 2012

    Dr. Sandra Kirschenmann, executive director of Drexel’s Sacramento Center for Graduate Studies, discussed the education benefits available to veterans on KTXL-TV (FOX 40-Sacramento).

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  • Medical: Taking Note of Music's Healing Effects

    ABCActionNews.com
    January 11, 2012

    Dr. Joke Bradt, associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was mentioned in a Scripps Howard News syndicated story picked up by ABCActionNews.com for her research about music therapy.

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  • Jewish Republicans Cheered By Romney Romp

    The Jewish Week
    January 11, 2012

    Dr. William Rosenberg, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in The Jewish Week (New York) on January 11 and interviewed for a Brazilian daily newspaper on January 10 about the New Hampshire primary.

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  • Network News Coverage of Climate Change Collapsed in 2011

    ThinkProgress.org
    January 9, 2012

    Dr. Robert Brulle, professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted on ThinkProgress.org in a post about new coverage of climate change in 2011.

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  • Oakland’s Dirty War

    CounterPunch
    January 9, 2012

    Dr. George Ciccariello-Maher, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, authored an opinion piece on the Occupy Movement that was published on CounterPunch.

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  • Websites Pay Users Who Meet New Year's Resolutions

    BBCNews
    January 9, 2012

    Dr. Mark Stehr, associate professor in the LeBow College of Business, was quoted in a BBCNews article about a website paying users who meet New Year’s resolutions.

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  • IPods Twice as Dangerous for Drivers, Study Finds

    Mobiledia
    January 9, 2012

    Mobiledia mentioned the research of Dario Salvucci, associate professor in the College of Engineering. His research focuses on the effect iPods have on drivers.

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  • Politics in the Workplace

    KYW Newsradio (1060-AM)
    January 8, 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 discussing politics in the workplace.

  • Obamacare: Halfway There

    Reading Eagle
    January 8, 2012

    Dr. Robert Field, a professor in the Earle Mack School of Law and the School of Public Health, was quoted in the Reading Eagle in a story about Obamacare - the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010.

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  • The Upcoming New Hampshire Primary

    KYW-TV’s (CBS-3)
    January 8, 2012

    Dr. William Rosenberg, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviews on KYW-TV’s (CBS-3) “Newsmakers” about the upcoming New Hampshire primary.

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  • As State Cuts, Drexel Sees Opportunities For Higher Ed

    Sacramento Bee
    January 8, 2012

    Drexel’s Center for Graduate Studies in Sacramento was highlighted in a Sacramento Bee editorial about its success since opening three years ago.

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  • AALS Adds Four New Members

    National Law Journal
    January 6, 2012

    The National Law Journal announced that the Earle Mack School of Law became a member of the Association of American Law Schools.

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  • Scientists Determine That People on eHarmony Want to Get Married

    The Village Voice
    January 6, 2012

    Rachel Magee and Christopher Mascaro, second-year Ph.D. students in The iSchool at Drexel, were mentioned on Sacramento’s KFBK Radio (1530-AM) about their research on online dating sites. The story also ran on The Village Voice and the Online Dating Insider among other websites.

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  • Passions Cross For Sallies Grad

    DelawareOnline.com
    January 5, 2012

    Dylan Dignan, a student in the College of Engineering and member of the Drexel club ice hockey team, was featured on DelawareOnline.com in a story about the January 5 match against Villanova at Citizens Bank Park.

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  • Climate Coverage Crashes

    Columbia Journalism Review
    January 5, 2012

    Dr. Robert Brulle, professor in the College of Arts & Sciences, was mentioned in the Columbia Journalism Review and in the Environment and Energy Daily in a story about climate coverage in 2011.

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  • Computer Security Threats to Watch Out for in 2012

    Wonder of Tech Blog
    January 5, 2012

    Dr. Rob D’Ovidio, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, wrote a feature on computer security threats in 2012 for the Wonder of Tech blog.

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  • From The Boss to Van Gogh, Exhibits Opening Soon in Philadelphia Area

    Gloucester County Times
    January 5, 2012

    “Flirtatious Feathers: A Colorful Collection of Academy Bird Photos,” an exhibit developed by a collaboration between the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University and students from the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design was mentioned in the Gloucester County Times.

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  • Taking Weight Loss to New Heights

    WPSG-TV (57-CW Philly)
    January 5, 2012

    Dr. Stella Volpe, professor and chair of the Department of Nutrition Sciences in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was featured live on four WPSG-TV (57-CW Philly) segments about healthy ways to keep your new year’s resolution of losing weight. Drexel Rec Center’s Nick Drake, coordinator of Health, Fitness & Wellness, and Jessica Norman, assistant director of Health, Fitness & Wellness, were also featured performing exercise routines.

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  • Sugary Drinks Tied to Breastfed Kids' Weight

    Reuter's
    January 5, 2012

    Dr. Alison Ventura-Rubenstein, assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted on Reuter’s, in a story about the impact of sugary drinks on breastfed kids.

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  • First Class of Companies Named for New Phila. Incubator

    Philadelphia Business Journal
    January 4, 2012

    Drexel’s involvement in the Project Liberty Digital Incubator was noted in the Philadelphia Business Journal. Philadelphia Media Network, which publishes The Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News and operates the philly.com website, will house the incubator and allow companies in it to use philly.com as a platform for launching their products.

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  • Medical Experts Agree With Decision to Sit Steelers Safety Clark

    Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
    January 4, 2012

    Dr. Frank Ferrone, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and associate vice provost for research, was quoted in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review in a story about Pittsburgh Steelers’ Ryan Clark and his physical condition.

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  • Iowa Caucus Analysis

    POTUS Politics Sirius XM Radio
    January 4, 2012

    Dr. William Rosenberg, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed about the Iowa caucus on POTUS Politics Sirius XM Radio and Sacramento’s KFBK radio (1530-AM).

  • Software Helps Identify Anonymous Writers or Helps Them Stay That Way

    New York Times blog
    January 3, 2012

    Research from Drexel’s Privacy, Security and Automation Lab in the College of Engineering was mentioned in a New York Times blog about stylometry software.

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