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  • More colleges emphasizing entrepreneurship

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    December 31, 2013

    Drexel was mentioned in a Philly.com story on Dec. 31 about colleges emphasizing entrepreneurship.

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  • Region's largest AIDS clinic turns 20

    Philadelphia Business Journal
    December 31, 2013

    Jeffrey Jacobson, MD, a professor and chief of the division of infectious diseases and HIV medicine in the College of Medicine, was quoted in the Philadelphia Business Journal on Dec. 31 in a story about the 20th anniversary of the Drexel Medicine Partnership Comprehensive Care Practice. The anniversary was also featured on WCAU-TV (NBC-10).

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  • Measuring the impact of calorie count displays at fast food and sit-down restaurants

    Newsworks.org
    December 31, 2013

    Amy Auchincloss, PhD, an assistant professor in the School of Public Health, was quoted in a WHYY-FM/Newsworks.org story on Dec. 31 about the impact of calorie counts on restaurant menus.

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  • Philadelphia Educator Attributes Passion For Learning As Reason For Prosperous Career

    CBS Philly
    December 30, 2013

    Sheila Vaidya, PhD, a professor in the School of Education, was interviewed for a CBSPhilly.com story on Dec. 30 about the importance of education.

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  • Gone in 2013: A Tribute to 10 Remarkable Women in Science

    Scientific American
    December 30, 2013

    The late Ruth Patrick, PhD, a longtime scientific leader at the Academy of Natural Sciences, was featured in a Scientific American blog post on Dec. 30 about women scientists who died in 2013.

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  • Philadelphia's businessperson of the year is...

    The Philadelphia Business Journal
    December 30, 2013

    President John A. Fry was voted the Philadelphia Business Journal’s “Business Person of the Year” in an online poll that ended Dec. 30. He secured 68 percent of all votes. He was also mentioned on Dec. 31 in a roundup of the Philadelphia Real Estate Blog’s top 10 real estate stories of 2013.

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  • Declining Enrollment Forces Area Law Schools To Change Strategies

    KYW Newsradio (1060-AM)
    December 28, 2013

    Drexel was mentioned in a KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) story on Dec. 28 for removing benefactor Earle Mack’s name from the School of Law

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  • A Move Done, Barnes Leader Makes Another

    The New York Times
    December 28, 2013

    On Dec. 28, The New York Times ran a story on about Derek Gillman, who is leaving his post as executive director and president of the Barnes Foundation for a position as a visiting professor in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design.

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  • Inquirer Editorial: Citizens in the best sense

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    December 28, 2013

    Mariana Chilton, PhD, an associate professor and director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities in the School of Public Health, was featured in The Philadelphia Inquirer on Dec. 28 as a nominee for the publication’s “Citizen of the Year” honor.

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  • At 14, Pa. girl is published in a medical journal

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    December 28, 2013

    Robert Field, PhD, a professor in the School of Law and School of Public Health, was interviewed on Dutch TV on Dec. 23 about the Affordable Care Act. He was also quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer story on Dec. 28 about the cost of a hip replacement.

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  • Vatican observers look for thaw between Pope Francis, U.S. nuns

    Los Angeles Times
    December 28, 2013

    Douglas Porpora, PhD, was quoted in a Los Angeles Times story about a possible thaw in relations between nuns and the Vatican on Dec. 28 that was picked up by the Sacramento Bee, the Orlando Sentinel, the Chicago Tribune, The Baltimore Sun and a number of other outlets.

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  • SnapChat Security Breach Affects Millions

    KYW Newsradio (1060-AM)
    December 27, 2013

    Rob D’Ovidio, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on WPVI-TV (6-abc) on Dec. 27 about the data breach at Target stores. He was also quoted in a KYW Newsradio story on Jan. 2 about a SnapChat app security breach.

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  • The dark money in climate change

    The Washington Post
    December 27, 2013

    A new study by Robert Brulle, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, on the sources of funding behind the climate change countermovement was featured in The Washington Post, Smithsonian Magazine, Scientific American, The Nation, National Journal, Boing Boing, Daily Kos, Red Orbit, Salon, International Business Times, International Science Times, ThinkProgress.org, Le Monde (France) and numerous other outlets during December.

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  • More college students spending the holiday break on campus

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    December 26, 2013

    Drexel was mentioned in a Dec. 26 Philadelphia Inquirer story about more college students opting to stay on campus during the holidays. Rita LaRue, senior associate vice president for business services, was quoted.

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  • Why you just can't put down the crisps

    Irish Independent
    December 26, 2013

    Michael Lowe, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in the Irish Independent on Dec. 26 in a story about hedonic hunger and snacking.

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  • Data ‘Sonification’ More Than Just a Cute Trick to Drexel U. Professor

    CBS Philly
    December 25, 2013

    Youngmoo Kim, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering and director of the ExCITe Center, was quoted in a Dec. 25 CBS Philly story about a method of representing stock market data with sounds.

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  • Beyond judicial populism

    Express Tribune
    December 24, 2013

    Anil Kalhan, an associate professor in the School of Law, wrote an opinion piece about the future of Pakistan’s Supreme Court for the Express Tribune (Pakistan) on Dec. 24.

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  • Delaware scientist part of team finding neutrinos

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    December 24, 2013

    David Goldberg, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer article on Dec. 24 about physics research conducted in Antarctica.

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  • New Insights From Old DNA, Flowing Ants, Insecticides in Question

    The New York Times
    December 24, 2013

    On Dec. 24, The New York Times featured the Weird-Thing-in-a-Jar Day at the Academy of Natural Sciences in a roundup of science news and events.

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  • NYPD searches for suspect in attack on woman walking with daughter

    CNN.com
    December 24, 2013

    Chuck Williams, PhD, an associate teaching professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and School of Education, was interviewed on FOX News’ “Happening Now” about spending time with family on Dec. 24 and about ADHD on Dec. 31. He was also quoted in a CNN.com story about “knock out” assaults on Dec. 25.

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  • One-Day Extension for Health Insurance

    WPVI-TV (6-abc)
    December 23, 2013

    Michael Howley, PhD, an associate clinical professor, was interviewed on WPVI-TV (6-abc) on Dec. 23 about the deadline to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act.

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  • Al Jazeera English
    December 23, 2013

    Yaba Blay, PhD, an assistant teaching professor and co-director of the Africana Studies program in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on Al-Jazeera English’s “The Stream” on Dec. 23 about skin bleaching.

  • Eagles honor cheerleader turned soldier

    CNN.com
    December 22, 2013

    NFL cheerleader turned soldier Rachel Washburn, a Drexel alum, was featured on CNN.com, FOX News and numerous other outlets on Dec. 22 for being honored as a “Hometown Hero” by the Philadelphia Eagles.

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  • GreenSpace: Tips for combatting germs on airplanes

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    December 22, 2013

    Esther Chernak, MD, an associate research professor and director of the Center for Public Health Readiness and Communication in the School of Public Health, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer article on Dec. 22 about avoiding illness during air travel.

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  • Chefs Conference at Drexel

    WCAU-TV (NBC-10)
    December 20, 2013

    The Philly Chef Conference hosted by Drexel’s Center for Hospitality and Sport Management was mentioned in a Dec. 20 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) segment.

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  • Two decades ago, Tom Hanks and 'Philadelphia' prompted changing attitudes toward HIV-AIDS

    WHYY-FM/Newsworks
    December 20, 2013

    Marla Gold, MD, a professor and former dean in the School of Public Health, was quoted in a WHYY-FM/Newsworks story on Dec. 20 about the impact of the film Philadelphia on public perceptions of HIV/AIDS 20 years ago.

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  • la polémica mascota que causó la indignación de los musulmanes

    BBC Mondo
    December 20, 2013

    Ellen Staurowsky, EdD, a professor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, was quoted in a BBC Mundo story on Dec. 20 about a California high school’s offensive Arab mascot.

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  • 'Fabulous Brown Girls' Christmas cards are sassy season's greetings

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    December 20, 2013

    Veronica Marché Miller, a graduate student in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was featured in the Philadelphia Inquirer on Dec. 20 for her new line of holiday cards, “Fabulous Brown Girls.”

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  • Local Expert Says Newer Credit Cards Can Fight Some Types of Fraud, But…

    KYW Newsradio 1060-AM
    December 20, 2013

    Rob D’Ovidio, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on KYW Newsradio 1060-AM on Dec. 20 about the Target security breach. He was also interviewed on FOX-40 (Sacramento) and KNX-1070 (Los Angeles) on this topic

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  • MontCo Sheriff Resigns for Drexel Job

    WCAU-TV (NBC-10)
    December 20, 2013

    Stories about the resignation of Montgomery County Sheriff Ellen Whalon Behr for a position at Drexel circulated on Dec. 20-21 in several media, including the Associated Press, WCAU-TV (NBC-10), Philly.com and The Delaware County Daily Times.

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  • Conservative groups spend up to $1bn a year to fight action on climate change

    The Guardian
    December 20, 2013

    A new study by Robert Brulle, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, on the sources of funding behind the climate change countermovement was featured in The Guardian (UK) on Dec. 20. The story was also featured in several media outlets including the Science Blog, The Voice of Russia and The Daily Climate.

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  • By Sci-Fi Standards, Newest Robots May Disappoint

    The New York Times
    December 20, 2013

    Drexel was noted in stories about the DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) Robotics Challenge 2013 Trials. The Drexel-led team and DRC-HUBO were featured in major media outlets Dec. 20-21, including The New York Times, NBC News, Popular Mechanics, Gizmodo and Live Science.

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  • New details in federal probe of fired PHA chief

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    December 19, 2013

    Drexel was mentioned in a Dec. 19 Philadelphia Inquirer article about an ongoing federal probe into the former chief of the Philadelphia Housing Authority.

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  • Philly police to adopt sweeping interrogation reforms come Jan. 1

    The Philadelphia Daily News
    December 19, 2013

    Donald Tibbs, PhD, associate professor in the School of Law, was quoted in a Philadelphia Daily News cover story on Dec. 19 about the Philadelphia Police Department’s implementation of a new policy regarding police interrogations.

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  • This Ingenious Gates-Funded Tool Could End Backbreaking Rice-Planting Labor

    Fast Company
    December 19, 2013

    Alexander Moseson, PhD, an assistant teaching professor in the College of Engineering, was featured in a Fast Company article on Dec. 19 about his SEED Lab’s development of an innovative farming tool for Thai rice farmers.

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  • Santa's Helpers

    WPVI-TV (6-abc)
    December 19, 2013

    Drexel was mentioned in a Dec. 19 WPVI-TV (6-abc) segment for donating 5,000 toys to over 60 community groups to be distributed in north and west Philadelphia.

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  • Data Breach

    KYW-TV (CBS 3)
    December 19, 2013

    Rob D’Ovidio, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on KYW-TV (CBS 3) on Dec. 19 about the Target security breach.

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  • New census data: Poverty up in Lower Northeast, down in S. Philly

    Philly.com
    December 18, 2013

    Drexel was mentioned in a Dec. 18 Philadelphia Daily News article about students moving to Roxborough and Manayunk and increasing poverty in those areas.

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  • Higher blood pressure threshold advised for older patients

    Newsworks
    December 18, 2013

    Ellie Kelepouris, MD, chief of the Division of Nephrology & Hypertension in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a Dec. 18 Newsworks article about raising the blood pressure threshold when prescribing education to elderly patients.

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  • Drexel to Host First-Ever Philly Chef Conference

    Zagat.com
    December 18, 2013

    The Philly Chef Conference hosted by Drexel’s Center for Hospitality and Sport Management was featured on Zagat.com, Foobooz.com, Philly.com and in the Philadelphia City Paper on Dec. 18. Michael Troud, director of the Hospitality Management program, was quoted.

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  • Holiday Shopping

    KYW-TV (CBS-3)
    December 18, 2013

    Rajneesh Suri, PhD, a professor in LeBow College of Business, was interviewed on KYW-TV (CBS-3) on Dec. 18 for a segment about the shorter holiday shopping season and last-minute sales.

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  • 5 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Identity Theft

    U.S. News & World Report
    December 18, 2013

    Robert D’Ovidio, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a US News & World Report story about identity theft on Dec. 18.

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  • MBAs Don’t Get Much Love (or Money) From the Ivory Tower

    Bloomberg Businessweek
    December 18, 2013

    President John A. Fry was mentioned in a Dec. 18 Bloomberg Businessweek article for being one of three highest paid university presidents with an MBA.

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  • Drexel’s John Fry On Innovation Neighborhood, Schools, UCHS, & The Culture Of “Moving Fast”

    Hidden City
    December 18, 2013

    Drexel President John A. Fry was featured on Hidden City on Dec. 18 in an article about his vision for the University and Philadelphia.

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  • Frank Lee

    WXDE-FM (Delaware 105.9)
    December 18, 2013

    Frank LeePhD, an associate professor in Westphal College and director of the Entrepreneurial Game Studio, was interviewed in a Dec. 18 WXDE-FM (Delaware 105.9) segment about recreating the classic Atari game Pong on the Cira Center last spring.

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  • Exploration Art

    National Geographic
    December 18, 2013

    Robert McCracken Peck, curator of art and artifacts and senior fellow of the Academy of Natural Sciences, and Ted Daeschler, PhD, associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and vice president of collections at the Academy of Natural Sciences, were quoted in an article on exploration art in the January issue of National Geographic.

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  • Wall Street’s Version Of Ultimate Fighting: The Proxy Battle

    BuzzFeed
    December 17, 2013

    David Becher, PhD, an associate professor in the LeBow College of Business, was quoted in a Dec. 17 BuzzFeed article about proxy battles.

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  • Philadelphia's Oyster House donating used shells to save Delaware Bay

    Philly.com
    December 17, 2013

    Danielle Kreeger, PhD, research associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Dec. 17 Philly.com article about Philadelphia’s Oyster House giving back used shells to the Delaware Bay estuary through a partnership with BaySave Foundation.

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  • Doctors: ADHD is a Lifelong Condition; Long-Term Effects of Drugs Uncertain

    FOX News
    December 17, 2013

    Chuck Williams, PhD, an associate teaching professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and School of Education, was interviewed on FOX News’ “Happening Now” on Dec. 17 about ADHD diagnoses.

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  • Drexel Law School Drops Mack Name to Pursue Fundraising

    The Legal Intelligencer
    December 17, 2013

    The Legal Intelligencer published a blog post on Dec. 17 about Drexel removing benefactor Earle Mack’s name from the School of Law. The ABA Journal and JD Journal also published short stories on the change.

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  • Chronic Wounds

    WGNO-TV
    December 16, 2013

    Michael Weingarten, MD, a professor in the College of Medicine, and Josh Samuels, a graduate student in the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, were featured in video about their research into using ultrasound to heal chronic wounds that was produced by the National Institute of Health. The piece was picked up by WGNO-TV (New Orleans) on Dec. 16.

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  • Manufacturing in Philadelphia

    WCAU-TV (NBC-10)
    December 16, 2013

    Paul Harrington, PhD, a professor in the School of Education and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was interviewed in a Dec. 15 WCAU-TV (NBC 10) segment about a new report on manufacturing opportunities in Philadelphia.

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  • THOR and THOR-OP

    Popular Science
    December 16, 2013

    Paul Oh, PhD, a professor in the College of Engineering and head of the Drexel Autonomous Systems Laboratory, was quoted in a Dec. 16 Popular Science “Zero Moment” blog post about the teams competing in the DARPA Robotics Challenge this week.

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  • Live Line: Dr. Chuck Williams

    KFBK-FM
    December 16, 2013

    Chuck Williams, PhD, an associate clinical professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and School of Education, was interviewed on KFBK-FM (Sacramento) on Dec. 16 about the one-year anniversary of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

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  • At Drexel law school, a donor's name comes down

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    December 16, 2013

    Drexel was mentioned in a Dec. 16 Philadelphia Inquirer article for removing benefactor Earle Mack’s name from the Law School. The story was also covered in a Dec. 16 CBSPhilly.com post and an Associated Press story that was picked up by several outlets. The Philadelphia Business Journal posted a story on Dec. 17.

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  • One Drop, but Many Views on Race

    The New York Times
    December 16, 2013

    A new book by Yaba Blay, PhD, an assistant teaching professor and co-director of the Africana Studies program in the College of Arts and Sciences, was featured in the New York Times’ “Lens Blog” on Dec. 16.

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  • The Case of 'Affluenza'

    FOX News
    December 16, 2013

    Chuck Williams, PhD, associate teaching professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and School of Education, was interviewed on FOX News’ “Happening Now” on Dec. 13 about Texas teen Ethan Couch’s use of the “affluenza” defense in the drunk-driving death of four people.

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  • This Manufacturing Rebirth

    WCAU-TV (NBC-10)
    December 15, 2013

    President John A. Fry was mentioned in a Dec. 15 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) segment for bolstering engineering education in Pennsylvania.

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  • Executive Compensation at Private Colleges, 2011

    The Chronicle of Higher Education
    December 15, 2013

    President John A. Fry placed 41st in a Dec. 15 Chronicle of Higher Education list of highest-compensated university presidents in 2011. A Dec. 15 Philadelphia Inquirer article covered the story and quoted Richard A. Greenawalt, chairman of Drexel’s Board of Trustees.

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  • How Hubo The Robot Could Save The World

    Business Insider
    December 14, 2013

    Drexel’s Hubo was featured in a Dec. 14 Business Insider article about the DARPA Robotics Challenge.

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  • What's the future for 'affluenza' defenses?

    USA Today
    December 14, 2013

    Daniel Filler, a professor and senior associate dean for academic and faculty affairs in the School of Law, was quoted in a USA Today story on Dec. 14 about Texas teen Ethan Couch’s use of the “affluenza” defense in the drunk-driving death of four people.

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  • Things to Do

    WPVI-TV (6-abc)
    December 13, 2013

    The “Dinosaurs Unearthed” exhibit at the Academy of Natural Sciences was featured in a Dec. 14 WPVI-TV (6-abc) segment.

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  • A spotlight on a vital, if unsung, legal role

    The Philadelphia Business Journal
    December 13, 2013

    Roger Dennis, founding Dean of the School of Law, was mentioned in a Dec. 13 Philadelphia Business Journal article about the Business Journal’s Corporate Counsel Awards, for which he served as a judge.

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  • Why the Stigma Against Depression at Work Is Real

    Health.com
    December 13, 2013

    Helen Coones, PhD, a clinical associate professor at the College of Medicine, was featured in a Dec. 13 Health.com video about coping with depression at work.

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  • Needed: Climate Change 101 for Pennsylvania politicians

    Philly.com
    December 13, 2013

    Michael Yudell, PhD, an associate professor in the School of Public Health, authored a Dec. 12 Philly.com “The Public’s Health” blog post about the need for Pennsylvania politicians to address climate change.

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  • Study shows just 0.1 percent of NIH funding went to LGBT research

    Pittsburgh City Paper
    December 13, 2013

    Randall Sell, ScD, an associate professor in the School of Public Health, was quoted in a Pittsburgh City Paper article on Dec. 13 about the low proportion of NIH research funding that goes to study of LGBT health issues.

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  • An Exploration of What It Means to Be Black

    TheRoot.com
    December 13, 2013

    Yaba Blay, PhD, an assistant teaching professor and co-director of the Africana Studies program in the College of Arts and Sciences, was featured on TheRoot.com on Dec. 13 for her new book on racial identity.

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  • $1.1 billion is merely the headline in momentous California lead paint case

    Philly.com
    December 12, 2013

    Michael Yudell, PhD, an associate professor in the School of Public Health, authored a Dec. 12 Philly.com “The Public’s Health” blog post about a recent legal ruling for California corporations to contribute $1.1 billion to clean up lead paint hazards.

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  • Enrollment numbers double in second month of Obamacare registration

    WHYY/Newsworks.org
    December 12, 2013

    Robert Field, PhD, a professor in the School of Law and School of Public Health, was quoted in a WHYY/Newsworks.org story on Dec. 12 about enrollment in Obamacare.

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  • How industry leaders plan to face 2014′s economy head-on

    Smart CEO
    December 12, 2013

    Drexel President John A. Fry was featured in the December edition of Smart CEO in an article about industry leaders’ plans for facing 2014’s economy.

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  • Center For School Crisis and Bereavement gets $1.4 million grant

    The Philadelphia Business Journal
    December 12, 2013

    David Schonfeld, MD, professor and chair of the Department of Pediatrics at the College of Medicine and the pediatrician-in-chief and director of the National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement that operates out of the College of Medicine, was quoted in a Dec. 12 Philadelphia Business Journal about a four-year, $1.4 million grant the Center received from the New York Life Foundation.

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  • Seasons Greetings

    WPVI-TV (6-abc)
    December 11, 2013

    Drexel was featured in a Dec. 11 WPVI-TV (6-abc), a KYW-TV (CBS-3) and a CW-Philly segment for collecting and bagging 5,000 toys that will be distributed next week to 50 local organizations.

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  • DreamIt Ventures gets new home, $3M investment

    The Philadelphia Business Journal
    December 11, 2013

    Keith Orris, senior vice president for corporate relations and economic development, was quoted in a Dec. 11 Philadelphia Business Journal story about Drexel’s partnership with the University City Science Center and DreamIt Ventures to create an innovation hub at 3401 Market St. Related stories also ran on Philly.com and Technically Philly, and the partnership was mentioned on KYW Newsradio (1060AM).

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  • 5-Year Anniversary Sheds Light on Hunger

    WCAU-TV (NBC-10)
    December 11, 2013

    Mariana Chilton, PhD, an associate professor and director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities in the School of Public Health, was interviewed on WCAU-TV (NBC-10) on Dec. 11 in a story featuring the fifth anniversary of the Witnesses to Hunger program.

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  • Young Philadelphians driving less, raising kids outside of 'car culture'

    WHYY/Newsworks.org
    December 11, 2013

    Mimi Sheller, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a WHYY/Newsworks.org story on Dec. 11 about young Philadelphians choosing to be car-less.

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  • Business news in brief

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    December 11, 2013

    Drexel was mentioned in a Dec. 11 Philadelphia Inquirer “Business News in Brief” section for forming a partnership with University City Science Center to turn the second floor of the Science Center building into a business-incubation hub.

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  • Witnesses now warriors against hunger

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    December 11, 2013

    Mariana Chilton, PhD, an associate professor and director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities in the School of Public Health, was quoted in a feature article in the Philadelphia Inquirer on Dec. 11 about the fifth anniversary of the Witnesses to Hunger program she founded, empowering caregivers of children to advocate for changes to end poverty through photographs.

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  • Drexel student creates ‘Fabulous Brown Girls’ card collection

    The Philadelphia Tribune
    December 11, 2013

    Veronica Marché Miller, a graduate student in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was featured in the Philadelphia Tribune on Dec. 11 for her new line of holiday cards, “Fabulous Brown Girls.” The story was picked up by EBONY.com.

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  • Philly bicycles crashes get mapped

    Metro
    December 10, 2013

    Mary Ashley, a graduate student in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Dec. 10 Metro story about a bicycle crash map implemented for the city of Philadelphia.

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  • 5 Health Habits That Reduce Your Risk of Dementia

    Yahoo! Shine
    December 10, 2013

    Research by Evan M. Forman, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, and James Herbert, PhD, and Michael Lowe, PhD, professors in the College of Arts and Sciences, were mentioned in a Dec. 10 Yahoo! Shine article about health habits that reduce the risk of dementia.

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  • 3 Things You Should Know about the Affordable Care Act

    FOX-40
    December 10, 2013

    Robert Field, PhD, a professor in the School of Law and School of Public Health, was interviewed on FOX-40 (Sacramento) about the Affordable Care Act on Dec. 10.

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  • Experts: Temple cut sports because football not producing enough revenue

    The Philadelphia Business Journal
    December 10, 2013

    Ellen Staurowsky, EdD, a professor in the Center for Hospitality & Sport Management, was quoted in a Philadelphia Business Journal story on Dec. 10 about Temple University cutting seven sports programs.

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  • Mental care: ‘Psychiatric treatment ensures integration in community’

    The Express Tribune
    December 10, 2013

    Veronica Carey, PhD, an assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in The Express Tribune (Pakistan) about psychiatric rehabilitation on Dec. 10.

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  • Dr. Sara DeLeon, Drexel University – How PCBs Alter Bird Songs

    WAMC Northeast Radio
    December 10, 2013

    Sara DeLeon, PhD, a postdoctoral researcher in the College of Arts and Sciences, was featured on WAMC Northeast Radio’s “Academic Minute” on Dec. 10 discussing her research on the effect of PCBs on bird songs. The program was syndicated to Inside Higher Ed.

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  • Witnesses to Hunger

    The Philadelphia Daily News
    December 10, 2013

    The Philadelphia Daily News ran a photo feature about the Witnesses to Hunger program from the Center for Hunger-Free Communities in the School of Public Health on Dec. 10, marking the program’s fifth anniversary and photo exhibit at Drexel, open through Dec. 12.

  • Local work in prosthetic development and amputee rehabilitation

    WHYY
    December 9, 2013

    Patricia A. Shewokis, PhD, professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions and the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, was interviewed Dec. 9 on WHYY’s “Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane” about local work in prosthetic development and amputee rehabilitation.

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  • On the Boards

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    December 9, 2013

    Keith Orris, senior vice president for Corporate Relations and Economic Development, and James Tucker, senior vice president of Student Life and Administrative Services, were mentioned in The Philadelphia Inquirer on Dec. 9 for being elected to the board of the Schuylkill River Developmental Corp.

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  • Why Is a Senate Democrat Agreeing to Another $8 Billion in Food Stamp Cuts?

    The Nation
    December 9, 2013

    Mariana Chilton, PhD, an associate professor and director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities in the School of Public Health, was quoted in an article in The Nation on Dec. 9 about proposed cuts to food stamps.

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  • Is COBRA still in effect under Obamacare, and will the subsidy change with a lower income?

    Philly.com
    December 8, 2013

    Robert Field, PhD, a professor in the Earle Mack School of Law and School of Public Health, authored a Dec. 8 Philly.com article about COBRA staying in effect under the Affordable Care Act.

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  • Venezuela Elections

    Al Jazeera America
    December 7, 2013

    George Ciccariello-Maher, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on Al Jazeera America on Dec. 7 about the municipal election in Venezuela. He was also quoted in stories on this topic in USA Today and The Telegraph (UK).

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  • Video Friday: DRC Tasks, Quadrotor Failsafes, and Autopsy Robots

    IEEE Spectrum
    December 6, 2013

    Drexel’s DRC Hubo robot was featured in a robotics video round-up posted on IEEE Spectrum on Dec. 6.

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  • York Hospital to become regional medical campus for Drexel University College of Medicine

    York Daily Record
    December 6, 2013

    The College of Medicine was mentioned in a Dec. 6 York Daily Record article for designating WellSpan’s York Hospital the fourth regional medical campus for the school.

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  • GreenSpace: Leaving shoes, and toxins, at the door

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    December 6, 2013

    Michael Waring, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a Dec. 8 Philadelphia Inquirer article about bringing pesticides and toxins into the home. 

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  • A Venture Capitalist Invests in His Olympic Dream

    The Wall Street Journal
    December 6, 2013

    Prawat Nagvajara, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a Dec. 6 Wall Street Journal article for participating in several Olympic games as a cross-country skier.

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  • 'Smuggling' drugs at the cellular level

    National Science Foundation
    December 5, 2013

    Steven P. Wrenn, PhD, an associate professor and assistant dean of graduate affairs in the College of Engineering, and Peter A. Lewin, PhD, Richard B. Beard Professor in the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science & Health Systems, were mentioned in a Dec. 5 National Science Foundation blog post for their research using ultrasound technology to deliver customized medication through the skin.

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  • Health Care in America

    MSNBC
    December 5, 2013

    Robert Field, PhD, a professor in the School of Law and School of Public Health, was interviewed on MSNBC’s “The Cycle” on Dec. 5 about the history of health care in America.

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  • Brandywine buys land where Cira Centre stands

    The Philadelphia Business Journal
    December 5, 2013

    Drexel was mentioned in the Philadelphia Business Journal on Dec. 5 for its involvement in a master planning effort for the area surrounding 30th Street Station, in an article about Amtrak selling the Cira Centre ground parcel to Brandywine Realty Trust.

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  • Co-op Programs Becoming Popular for Real World Experience

    Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    December 5, 2013

    Drexel’s co-op program was included in a Dec. 5 Diverse Issues in Higher Education article about co-op programs.

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  • Should Pa.'s colleges get the keys to drive the state's charter school strategy?

    Newsworks
    December 5, 2013

    Drexel was mentioned in a Dec. 5 Newsworks article for expressing interest in “The Charter Reform Bill” to improve the Philadelphia school district.

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  • Drexel, Temple, Rutgers get $600k from Science Center to support research

    Technically Philly
    December 4, 2013

    Christof Daetwyler, MD, an associate professor in the College of Medicine, was mentioned in a Dec. 4 Technically Philly article for winning an $100,000 grant from the University City Science Center’s QED Proof-of-Concept Program to continue developing an online system to improve the communication skills of health care professionals.

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  • A Hard Lesson from Motown: They Will Steal Your Pension

    Newsweek
    December 4, 2013

    Norman Stein, a professor in the Drexel University School of Law, was quoted in a Newsweek story about pensions in Detroit on Dec. 4.

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  • Head of Barnes Foundation Departing for Academic Post

    The Chronicle of Philanthropy
    December 4, 2013

    The Chronicle of Philanthropy ran a story on Dec. 4 about Derek Gillman, who is leaving his post as executive director and president of the Barnes Foundation for a position as a visiting professor in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design.

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  • Foundation hopes to fill a void by helping autistic young adults

    The Chicago Tribune
    December 4, 2013

    Paul Shattuck, PhD, an associate professor in the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute and School of Public Health, was quoted in a Chicago Tribune column on Dec. 4 about the lack of services and research into service needs for adults on the autism spectrum.

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  • Barnes' Gillman is leaving for Drexel

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    December 4, 2013

    The Philadelphia Inquirer ran a front-page feature story on Dec. 4 about Derek Gillman, who is leaving his post as executive director and president of the Barnes Foundation for a position as a visiting professor in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design. The announcement also ran in The New York Times’  “Arts Beat” blog on Dec. 4. The Associated Press also ran a story on Dec. 3 which was picked up by numerous outlets across the country. KYW-Newsradio, WHYY’s Newsworks.org, Philadelphia Business Journal and the Main Line Times also ran stories.

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  • Drexel students are teaching STEM to West Philly middle schoolers

    Technically Philly
    December 4, 2013

    Dan Ziegler, an undergraduate in the College of Computing & Informatics, was quoted in a Dec. 4 Technically Philly post about a Drexel student group that helps bring computer science into the classrooms at St. Francis de Sales school in University City. Zacharie Silverstein, an undergraduate in the College of Computing & Informatics, was pictured in the post.

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  • Mirror, Mirror: SA VA just could not make it work

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    December 4, 2013

    Drexel’s fashion program was mentioned in a Dec. 4 Philadelphia Inquirer article about the city’s fashion scene.

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  • The Climbing, Driving Robots Are Coming

    Popular Mechanics
    December 3, 2013

    Videos of Drexel’s Team DRC-HUBO robot were featured in a Dec. 3 Popular Mechanics blog post about the team’s progress toward the DARPA Robotics Challenge trials in late December.

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  • Science Center program awards $600K to four university researchers

    Philadelphia Business Journal
    December 3, 2013

    Christof Daetwyler, MD, an associate professor in the College of Medicine, was mentioned in a Dec. 3 Philadelphia Business Journal article for winning an $100,000 grant from the University City Science Center’s QED Proof-of-Concept Program to continue developing an online system to improve the communication skills of health care professionals.

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  • Universities, NSA partnering on cybersecurity programs

    Herald-Review.com
    December 3, 2013

    Steve Weber, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a Dec. 3 story on Herald-Review.com about universities partnering with the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security to develop a certification for their cyber security programs.

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  • Is Venezuela in crisis?

    Al Jazeera English
    December 2, 2013

    George Ciccariello-Maher, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in an Al Jazeera English opinion piece on Dec. 2 about whether or not Venezuela is facing a crisis situation.

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  • Is the ACA Just Managed Care Redux?

    MainStreet.com
    December 2, 2013

    Robert Field, PhD, a professor in the Earle Mack School of Law and School of Public Health, was quoted in a story about the Affordable Care Act on MainStreet.com on Dec. 2.

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  • People in the News

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    December 2, 2013

    LeBow College of Business Leadership Programs was mentioned in a Dec. 2 Philadelphia Inquirer “People in the News” section for hiring Alison T. Young as executive director of its Institute for Strategic Leadership.

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  • What the Common App won't tell you or 10 reasons you need to do your research

    Examiner.com
    December 2, 2013

    Drexel was mentioned in a Dec. 2 Examiner.com article for requiring additional information from students interested in fashion or graphic design who are applying via the Common Application.

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  • Philadelphia Futures, Gettysburg College mark 12-year tie

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    December 2, 2013

    Drexel was mentioned in a Dec. 2 Philadelphia Inquirer article for partnering with Philadelphia Futures, a nonprofit that helps inner-city students get into and through college.

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  • Calif. high school to keep "Arabs" mascot despite uproar

    The Associated Press
    December 2, 2013

    Ellen Staurowsky, EdD, a professor in the Center for Hospitality & Sport Management, was quoted in an Associated Press story on Dec. 2 about a California high school’s Arab mascot, which has sparked debate about ethnic mascots.

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  • Affordable Care Act: Update and reality check

    WHYY
    December 2, 2013

    Robert Field, PhD, a professor in the Earle Mack School of Law and School of Public Health, was interviewed on WHYY’s “Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane” about the Affordable Care Act on Dec. 2.

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  • Keith Leaphart Empowers Philadelphians

    Philadelphia Style
    December 2, 2013

    President John Fry and David S. Cohen, an associate professor of law in the Earle Mack School of Law, were mentioned in a Dec. 2 Philadelphia Style post for their involvement in the Pyramid of Leadership pilot program with local entrepreneur and philanthropist Keith Learing.

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  • Sensitive dummies help med students with sensitive exams

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    December 1, 2013

    D. Scott Lind, MD, chairman of the department of surgery at the College of Medicine, and Larry Greenawald, a surgical resident, were quoted in a Dec. 1 Philadelphia Inquirer article about a research project involving a prostate exam simulator.

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  • Thousands across area struggle with cuts in food stamps

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    December 1, 2013

    Research from the School of Public Health was cited in a Philadelphia Inquirer article on Dec. 1 about the impact of cuts to food stamps on local communities.

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  • On government and health care

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    December 1, 2013

    A new book by Robert Field, PhD, a professor in the Earle Mack School of Law and School of Public Health, was reviewed in The Philadelphia Inquirer on Dec. 1. He was quoted in a WHYY-Newsworks.org story about Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield cancelling some health care on Nov. 29.

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  • Metropolome

    The Scientist
    December 1, 2013

    A research project examining the microbes in daycare centers that is being conducted by professors in the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems; the College of Engineering and the School of Public Health and the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was mentioned in a Dec. 1 story in The Scientist about DNA sequencing the bacterial microbiome of New York City.

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