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  • The BlackStar Film Festival Screens More Than 75 Films By And About People Of African Descent Starting Tomorrow, August 1 Through August 4

    Uwishunu
    July 31, 2013

    Drexel was listed as a host of screenings during the second annual BlackStar Film Festival in a July 31 Uwishunu post.

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  • The Skinny on Juicing

    Stack Fitness
    July 31, 2013

    Dr. Stella Volpe, a professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a July 31 Stack Fitness article about the facts behind the juicing fad.

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  • This Computer Program Turns Famous Writers Into Anonymous Hacks

    New Republic
    July 31, 2013

    Dr. Rachel Greenstadt, an assistant professor in the College of Engineering, graduate student Andrew W.E. McDonald and undergraduate Marc Barrowclift were featured in a July 31 New Republic story about a software program they developed that can strip text of stylistic markers in order to obscure the identity of the author. In the article, the group used its program, “Anonymouth,” to alter well-known texts by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Leo Tolstoy, Charles Dickens, David Foster Wallace, George Eliot and the King James Bible.

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  • A deadly summer for Franklin Institute hawks

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    July 31, 2013

    Dr. Nate Rice, collections manager of ornithology at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer article on July 31 about preserving a red-tailed hawk that died by flying into a window.

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  • Your Money: Expert calls Phila. high-risk but no bankruptcy candidate

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    July 30, 2013

    Ashley O. Parker-Roman, an undergraduate student in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a July 30 Philadelphia Inquirer story for her work in the New York Stock Exchange’s Euronext Veteran Associate Program.

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  • This week's BlackStar Film Festival hopes to live up to "black Sundance" label

    Philadelphia Weekly
    July 30, 2013

    In a July 30 Philadelphia Weekly story, Drexel was listed as a host of screenings during the second annual BlackStar Film Festival.

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  • Where Calories Are Hiding

    The Wall Street Journal
    July 30, 2013

    Research from the School of Public Health on fast food menu labeling was cited in a Wall Street Journal article on July 30.

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  • The mysteries of higher-ed $$$

    Philadelphia Daily News
    July 29, 2013

    Drexel was mentioned in a July 29 Philadelphia Daily News op-ed piece for its tuition cost and placement on Forbes’ list of the top colleges.

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  • The Professor Who Declared, It's J.K. Rowling

    The Chronicle of Higher Education
    July 29, 2013

    Dr. Rachel Greenstadt, an assistant professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a Chronicle of Higher Education article on July 29 about technology used to study linguistic style.

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  • Grant to fund Ben Franklin-led IPart program

    Lehigh Valley Business Journal
    July 29, 2013

    Drexel was mentioned in a July 29 Lehigh Valley Business Journal article for its participation in The Innovation Partnership, which recently won its sixth Federal and State Technology award.

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  • Watch indie films celebrating the African diaspora during second annual BlackStar Film Festival

    Philly.com
    July 29, 2013

    In July 29 Philly.com and Metro stories, Drexel was listed as a host of screenings during the second annual BlackStar Film Festival.

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  • O'liver and the dancing docs of LOVE Park

    Philly.com
    July 29, 2013

    Dr. Stacey Trooskin, an assistant professor in the College of Medicine, authored a July 29 Philly.com blog post on the World Hepatitis Flash Mob at LOVE Park.

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  • The Name Game

    The Huffington Post
    July 29, 2013

    Alison Novack, a doctoral candidate in the College of Arts and Sciences, wrote a July 29 blog post for the Huffington Post about generational names.

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  • Direct From The Dean: LeBow’s Frank Linnehan

    MetroMBA
    July 29, 2013

    Frank Linnehan, interim dean of the LeBow College of Business, was profiled in MetroMBA on July 29.

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  • First round of U.S. Open pre-qualifiers underway

    US Squash
    July 29, 2013

    John White, the head coach of Drexel’s squash program, was mentioned in a July 29 US Squash article for his participation in the men’s qualifying draw for the 2013 Delaware Investments U.S. Open Squash Championships, which will be hosted at Drexel in October.

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  • Science Events: Math Games, Bugs and Cloud Machines

    The New York Times
    July 29, 2013

    Dr. Jon Gelhaus, curator of entomology at the Academy of Natural Sciences and a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a New York Times article on July 30 highlighting the Academy’s Bug Fest event August 10-11.

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  • Fashion at the head of the class

    Metro
    July 28, 2013

    Lisa Hayes, an associate professor and director of the fashion design program in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was featured in a story that ran in the New York, Philadelphia and Boston Editions of the Metro newspaper on July 28 about what fashion professors wear in the classroom.

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  • Young Philadelphians Volunteer in Israeli Partner City Netivot

    Jewish Daily Forward
    July 27, 2013

    Ava Skolnik, an undergraduate student in the College of Arts and Sciences, was featured in a July 27 Jewish Daily Forward article for her participation in the “Philly Hillel in Netivot 2013” trip that enabled young American Jews to work with residents in a town in Southern Israel.

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  • Professor Explains Inexpensive Way To Turn Mobile Phones Into Mobile Boom Boxes

    KYW Newsradio (1060-AM)
    July 27, 2013

    Dr. Youngmoo Kim, an associate professor in the College of Engineering and director of the ExCITe Center, was interviewed in a July 27 KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) story about how to turn household objects like water pitchers, cups and bowls into audio speakers.

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  • Charleston School of Law Comes Under New Management

    National Law Journal
    July 26, 2013

     Daniel Filler, a professor and senior associate dean for academic and faculty affairs, was quoted in the National Law Journal on July 26 regarding Charleston School of Law’s new management.

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  • Law School Revenue Decline

    New Jersey Legal Journal
    July 26, 2013

    Roger Dennis, dean of the Earle Mack School of Law, was quoted in the New Jersey Legal Journal on July 26 in a story about dealing with law school revenue decline.

  • Drexel students build a musical staircase

    Technically Philly
    July 26, 2013

    The College of Engineering and dLab student group were featured in a Technically Philly article on July 26 about a Music Hack Day project that turned a staircase in the Main Building into a musical instrument.

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  • What Invasion?

    WPVI-TV (6-abc)
    July 26, 2013

    Dr. Jon Gelhaus, curator of entomology at the Academy of Natural Sciences and a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on WPVI-TV (6-abc) on July 26 about the anticipated cicada invasion that did not hit Philadelphia this summer.

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  • 'Medicash' would be currency of health care co-op

    WHYY-FM/Newsworks
    July 25, 2013

    The College of Medicine was mentioned as the host of a lecture by Hunter “Patch” Adams, a visionary physician and activist, the basis of the 1998 eponymous movie and inspiration for The Patch Adams Free Clinic in North Philadelphia, in a July 25 WHYY-FM/Newsworks story about the clinic.

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  • Kaufman Foundation announces $1.6M in grants

    The Philadelphia Inqurier
    July 25, 2013

    Drexel was mentioned in a July 25 Associated Press article for receiving one of the eight grants awarded to scientific researchers in Pennsylvania schools from the Charles E. Kaufman Foundation. Dr. Michelle Dolinski, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was awarded a grant in the “New Investor” category, reported in a July 25 Pittsburgh Business Times article.

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  • May I dance with your liver?

    Philly.com
    July 25, 2013

    Dr. Stacey Trooskin, an assistant professor in the College of Medicine, authored a July 25 blog post for Philly.com’s “The Public’s Health” blog about a flash mob event that she helped to organize to raise awareness of hepatitis C.

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  • A small college walks off the playing field

    Minnesota Public Radio
    July 25, 2013

    Dr. Ellen Staurowsky, a professor in the Goodwin College of Professional Studies, was interviewed on Minnesota Public Radio on July 25 about Spelman College ending its athletics program. Her work was also referenced in a Sports on Earth article on July 25 about the NCAA.

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  • Culinary Students Get Real-World Education

    Philadelphia City Paper
    July 25, 2013

    A pasta-making class hosted by Drexel alumnus and chef Marc Vetri (’90) for culinary students in the Goodwin College of Professional Studies was featured in the Philadelphia City Paper on July 25. Program director Jonathan Deutsch was quoted.

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  • NSA Spying Row in Congress Ushers in Debate Over Big Data

    Bloomberg
    July 25, 2013

    Harvey Rishikof, a professor in the Earl Mack School of Law and the iSchool, was quoted in a July 25 Bloomberg story about how the collection of “big data” fits into a larger privacy debate stirred by the NSA surveillance scandal.

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  • Knox plan: Put health clinics in schools

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    July 25, 2013

    Dr. Gloria Donnelly, dean of the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer article on July 25 about a proposal to put health clinics in schools.

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  • A young woman with a big mission

    Sacramento Business Journal
    July 24, 2013

    Braye Jombo, a student at Drexel University Sacramento’s campus who recently earned her MBA, was profiled in a July 24 Sacramento Business Journal article for her plan to launch an organization to help women in Nigeria, her native country.

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  • All Over America Lamps Are Going Out

    CounterPunch
    July 24, 2013

    Dr. Marilyn Piety, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, authored a July 24 CounterPunch article about James Agee’s Let Us Now Praise Famous Men in context of the recent verdict in the trial of George Zimmerman.

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  • WorkReady interns are welcomed by Drexel University

    University City Review
    July 24, 2013

    Drexel President John A. Fry was mentioned in a July 24 University City Review story for hosting a breakfast event to welcome more than 60 WorkReady Philadelphia summer interns on July 16.

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  • Research team braves heat to collect samples from Manatawny River

    Pottstown Mercury
    July 23, 2013

    Dr. Stefanie Kroll, a scientist at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, was quoted in a Pottstown Mercury article on July 23 about the Academy’s coordinating role in research in the Delaware watershed.

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  • From real life to Hollywood and back again: The Patch Adams Free Clinic project

    MedCity News
    July 23, 2013

    The College of Medicine was mentioned as the host of a lecture by Hunter “Patch” Adams, a visionary physician and activist, the basis of the 1998 eponymous movie and inspiration for The Patch Adams Free Clinic in North Philadelphia, in a July 23 MedCity News story about the clinic.

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  • What is next for Motor City?

    EBRU-TV
    July 23, 2013

    Dr. Mark Stehr, associate professor in the LeBow College of Business, was interviewed on EBRU-TV on July 23 about the city of Detroit filing for bankruptcy.

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  • Searching History for the Cement of Tomorrow

    LiveScience
    July 23, 2013

     Research led by Dr. Michel Barsoum, a professor in the College of Engineering, to develop eco-friendly cement, was featured in a LiveScience article on July 23.

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  • Designing a community improvement plan brings Mantua residents together

    PlanPhilly
    July 23, 2013

    Drexel was mentioned in a July 23 PlanPhilly article for the Mantua Transformation Plan aiming to improve the Mantua area just north of Drexel’s campus.

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  • College Financial-Responsibility Scores, 2011 Fiscal Year

    The Chronicle of Higher Education
    July 23, 2013

    Drexel earned a 3.0 on the Education Department’s 2011 Financial-Health Test, which scores private universities awarded federal student aid on a scale of positive 3.0 to negative 1.0 based on financial ratios measuring net worth, operating losses, and the relationship of assets to liabilities, according to a July 23 Chronicle of Higher Education article.

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  • We May Not Care About Calorie Counts, But The Food Industry Does

    TIME.com
    July 22, 2013

    Dr. Amy Auchincloss, an assistant professor in the School of Public Health, was quoted in a TIME.com article on July 22 about restaurants posting calorie counts on their menus.

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  • Dell shareholders must wait to vote on buyout

    National Public Radio
    July 22, 2013

    Dr. Ralph Walking, a professor and director of the Center for Corporate Governance in the LeBow College of Business, was interviewed on National Public Radio’s “Marketplace” about whether or not Dell shareholders will accept a buy-out from the company’s founder, Michael Dell.

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  • What I've Learned in the Classroom

    The Chronicle of Higher Education
    July 22, 2013

    Dr. Paula Marantz Cohen, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, authored a July 23 Chronicle of Higher Education article on the 10 lessons she learned in the course of her 30 years of teaching at Drexel.

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  • Antimatter, a Bryn Mawr-ter and 'Hot Tub Time Machine'

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    July 22, 2013

    The Philadelphia Inquirer interviewed Dr. David Goldberg, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, on July 22 regarding his new book, "The Universe in the Rearview Mirror: How Hidden Symmetries Shape Reality." UniverseToday.com also reviewed the book on July 22. 

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  • In Zimmerman trial, the right verdict, the wrong law

    Legal Intelligencer
    July 22, 2013

    Dr. Donald Tibbs, associate professor in the Earle Mack School of Law at Drexel University, was interviewed on KYW-TV (CBS-3) on July 19 about President Obama’s comments on race in regard to the George Zimmerman trial. He was also quoted in the Legal Intelligencer on July 22 about the trial.

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  • Need Plan B on city schools

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    July 22, 2013

    David S. Cohen, an associate professor in the Earle Mack School of Law, wrote an op-ed for the Philadelphia Inquirer on July 22 about school funding in Philadelphia.

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  • FAQ: Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy

    The Doctor Oz Show
    July 22, 2013

    Dr. Philip Getson, an assistant professor of neurology at the College of Medicine, was featured on The Doctor Oz Show’s blog in a FAQ section about reflex sympathetic dystrophy.

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  • Meet Atlas: DARPA's Startling $2M Humanoid Future

    Bloomberg News
    July 22, 2013

    Drexel was mentioned as one of the universities competing to design a humanoid robot that can respond to disaster scenarios as part of DARPA’s Robotics Challenge in a July 22 Bloomberg News story. Bloomberg Radio and Bloomberg West stories also mentioned the competition.

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  • Anger in the area over cuts to food stamps

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    July 21, 2013

    Research from the School of Public Health was cited in a Philadelphia Inquirer article on July 21 about the impact of cuts to food stamps.

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  • Restaurants' nutrition labels: How big an impact?

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    July 21, 2013

    Dr. Amy Auchincloss, an assistant professor in the School of Public Health, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer article on July 21 about her research into the impact of fast food restaurants posting calorie counts on their menus.

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  • How Do We Move Forward?

    EBRU-TV
    July 20, 2013

    Dr. Donald Tibbs, associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on EBRU-TV’s “Fresh Outlook” on July 20 about the George Zimmerman trial.

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  • Patch Adams clinic nothing to sneeze at

    Philly.com
    July 20, 2013

    The College of Medicine was mentioned in a July 20 philly.com article for hosting a lecture by Dr. Patch Adams on July 23.

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  • BBC-Radio
    July 20, 2013

    John Langdon, an adjunct professor in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was mentioned in a July 20 BBC-Radio broadcast in a segment about fictional characters in literature who derive their names from real people. Langdon is the namesake of Robert Langdon, the main character in a series of books by Dan Brown that includes Angels and Demons.

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  • Can you dig it? Mantua Township hopes to start fossil park, but nothing set in stone

    South Jersey Times
    July 20, 2013

    Dr. Ken Lacovara, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a South Jersey Times article on July 20 about his fossil research in New Jersey.

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  • Aiding students is good business

    Philadelphia Inquirer
    July 19, 2013

    Drexel was named a leader in experiential programs in a July 19 Philadelphia Inquirer article about the positive business side of helping students.

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  • This Floor Can Detect Bacteria, And Other Product Prototypes Fit For A Sci-Fi Film

    Architizer.com
    July 19, 2013

    An exhibition of work by students from the Design Futures Lab in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design was featured on Architizer.com on July 19. Nicole Koltick, assistant professor and director of the Design Futures Lab, was quoted.

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  • Drexel Professor Analyzes Statements Made By President On Zimmerman Trial

    KYW-Newsradio 1060-AM
    July 19, 2013

    Dr. Chuck Williams, associate teaching professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and the School of Education, was quoted in a KYW-Newsradio 1060-AM story on July 19 about President Obama’s comments on race in regard to the George Zimmerman trial.

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  • 6 current players join NCAA lawsuit

    ESPN.com
    July 19, 2013

    Dr. Ellen Staurowsky, a professor in the Goodwin College of Professional Studies, was quoted in an ESPN.com article on July 19 about Ed O’Bannon’s class-action lawsuit against the NCAA.

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  • America braces for ‘biggest civil rights protest’ over Trayvon Martin case

    Times of London
    July 19, 2013

    Dr. George Ciccariello-Maher, assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Times of London article on July 19 about the George Zimmerman trial.

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  • The Zimmerman verdict, race and justice

    WHYY
    July 18, 2013

    Dr. Donald Tibbs, an associate professor in the Earle Mack School of Law, was interviewed on WHYY’s “Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane” on July 18 about the repercussions of the George Zimmerman trial.

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  • Music may help lessen kids' needle stress

    Reuters
    July 18, 2013

    Dr. Joke Bradt, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Reuters article on July 18 picked up by dozens of outlets including FoxNews.com, about music helping children cope with the stress of medical procedures using needles.

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  • Reimagining Learning in Philadelphia

    U.S. Department of Education
    July 18, 2013

    Drexel’s ExCITe Center was featured in a July 18 post on the U.S. Department of Education’s “Homeroom” blog. Dr. Youngmoo Kim, an associate professor in the College of Engineering and the director of the ExCITe Center, was quoted in the post.

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  • More City Officials Skip Hearing on Philly Building Collapse

    NBCPhiladelphia.com
    July 18, 2013

    Dr. Robert Brehm, an associate teaching professor in the College of Engineering, was mentioned on a July 18 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) story on a Philadelphia City Council hearing to discuss safe demolition practices in light of a building collapse at 22nd and Market Street in early June. An accompanying story ran on NBCPhiladelphia.com.

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  • City, Council at odds over fatal building collapse

    The Philadelphia Daily News
    July 18, 2013

    Drexel was mentioned in a July 18 Philadelphia Daily News article for sending representatives to a city council investigatory committee established to look into the deadly Center City building collapse.

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  • Drexel hosts gallery of future products

    Philadelphia Metro
    July 18, 2013

    The Design Futures Lab exhibition currently on display in the Leonard Pearlstein Gallery in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design was featured in the Philadelphia Metro on July 18. Nicole Koltick, assistant professor and director of the lab, was quoted.

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  • Dr. Addie Ellis Displays Passion For Youth Success

    The Sacramento Observer
    July 17, 2013

    Drexel University Sacramento was mentioned in a July 17 Sacramento Observer article for presenting the Carl “Tobey” Oxholm III Leadership Award to Dr. Addie Ellis, who recently earned her doctorate degree from Drexel this year. Ellis was also profiled for her volunteer work educating children experiencing homelessness in Sacramento.

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  • Five tips for the recent grad's job search

    Minnesota Public Radio
    July 17, 2013

    Dr. Paul Harrington, a professor and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was interviewed on Minnesota Public Radio’s “Daily Circuit” on July 17 about job searches for recent graduates.

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  • Drexel pot study will test ‘gateway theory’ of young adult drug use

    Philadelphia Metro
    July 17, 2013

    Dr. Stephen Lankenau, an associate professor in the School of Public Health, was quoted in a Philadelphia Metro story on July 17 about his new study’s hypothesis that medical marijuana may shift the drug’s role as a “gateway” to other forms of substance use.

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  • Businesses mix with pleasure to increase community presence

    Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
    July 17, 2013

    Dr. Daniel Korschun, an assistant professor in the LeBow College of Business, was quoted in a July 17 Pittsburgh Tribune-Review article about the trend of retailers getting their employees involved with the public outside store settings.

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  • Ariel Castro now facing 977 charges in Cleveland: A statement by prosecutors?

    Christian Science Monitor
    July 16, 2013

    Daniel Filler, a professor in the Earle Mack School of Law and senior associate dean for academic and faculty affairs, was quoted in a Christian Science Monitor article on July 12 about Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro facing 977 charges.

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  • Detroit Murder City Madness

    Guardian Express
    July 16, 2013

    Dr. Robert Stokes, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Guardian Express article on July 15 about murders in Detroit.

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  • Drexel plans first large-scale study on young adults’ marijuana use

    Philadelphia Metro
    July 16, 2013

    Dr. Stephen Lankenau, an associate professor in the School of Public Health, was quoted in a Philadelphia Metro story on July 15 about his new study on medical marijuana use in young adults.

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  • It’s not just Clarence Thomas and Antonin Scalia

    Salon
    July 16, 2013

    Lisa McElroy, an associate professor in the Earle Mack School of Law, was quoted in a Salon.com article on July 16 about the role of gender in the Supreme Court.

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  • Post Zimmerman: What self-defense means in Florida

    Orlando Sentinel
    July 16, 2013

    Dr. Chuck Williams, an associate teaching professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and the School of Education, was interviewed in the Orlando Sentinel.

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  • Historical photos circulating depict women medical pioneers

    Public Radio International’s “The World”
    July 15, 2013

    A story on Public Radio International’s “The World” on July 15 featured photos and materials from the archives of the College of Medicine that provide insight into women from around the world who came to the Women’s Medical College of Pennsylvania for medical training in the 19th Century.

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  • How DOMA Ruling Will Affect Same-Sex Spouses

    AARP
    July 15, 2013

    Lisa McElroy, an associate professor in the Earle Mack School of Law, wrote a Q+A on how the DOMA ruling will affect same-sex spouses for AARP Magazine on July 15.

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  • Role of Race in the Trial of George Zimmerman

    FOX-40
    July 15, 2013

    Dr. Chuck Williams, an associate teaching professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and the School of Education, was interviewed on KNX-1070 AM (Los Angeles), KFBK-1530 AM (Sacramento) and KTXL-TV FOX-40 (Sacramento) on July 15 regarding the role of race in the trial of George Zimmerman.

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  • What a Working Mother Wants

    The New York Times
    July 15, 2013

    David S. Cohen, an associate professor in the Earle Mack School of Law, wrote a letter to the editor about working mothers that ran in The New York Times on July 15.

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  • Zimmerman Not Guilty Verdict

    KYW-TV (CBS-3)
    July 15, 2013

    On July 15, Dr. George Ciccariello-Maher, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in was interviewed on KYW-TV (CBS-3) about whether or not the Justice Department will pursue federal criminal charges following the not-guilty verdict in the trial of George Zimmerman.

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  • Analysis: The race factor in George Zimmerman's trial

    CNN.com
    July 15, 2013

    Dr. George Ciccariello-Maher, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in on CNN.com on July 15 regarding the outcome of the George Zimmerman trial.

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  • Can my company help pay for the insurance of my choice?

    Philadelphia Inquirer
    July 14, 2013

    Dr. Robert Field, a professor in the Earle Mack School of Law and the School of Public Health, authored a blog post for Philly.com’s health section on July 14 about how the Affordable Care Act could affect the health insurance people receive through their employers.

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  • Now made in Germany, Scrub Daddy cleaners a big hit

    Philadelphia Inquirer
    July 14, 2013

    Dr. Mark Stehr, an associate professor in the LeBow College of Business, was quoted in a July 14 Philadelphia Inquirer story about a Scrub Daddy, a company founded in Delaware County that makes cleaning pads, moving its production to Germany.

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  • CEO Rajiv L. Gupta offers counsel on topics including CEOs

    Philadelphia Inquirer
    July 14, 2013

    A talk given by business leader Rajiv L. Gupta at Drexel’s Center for Corporate Governance in the LeBow College of Business was mentioned in a July 14 Philadelphia Inquirer story about his consulting career. Dr. Ralph Walkling, a professor in the College and executive director of the Center for Corporate Governance was mentioned in the story.

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  • Glouco sand pit could spread passion for fossils

    Philadelphia Inquirer
    July 14, 2013

    Dr. Ken Lacovara, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted along with Zach Boles and Aja Carter, graduate students in the College of Arts and Sciences, in a Philadelphia Inquirer article on July 14 about Lacovara's fossil dig site in New Jersey and its value for both scientific research and community education.

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  • Zimmerman verdict no surprise to many lawyers

    USA Today
    July 14, 2013

    Dr. George Ciccariello-Maher, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in USA Today on July 14 regarding the outcome of the George Zimmerman trial.

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  • Local Geeks to be Honored at Philadelphia Geek Awards

    KYW-Newsradio
    July 13, 2013

    Dr. Frank Lee, an associate professor in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and director of the Entrepreneurial Game Studio, was mentioned in a July 13 KYW-Newsradio (1060-AM) story and an accompanying CBSPhilly story about the Philadelphia Geek Awards, presented by the blog Geekadelphia and the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University. Jill Sybesma, adult programs coordinator at the Academy, was quoted in both stories.

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  • Local Geeks to be Honored at 3rd Annual Philadelphia Geek Awards

    CBS Philly
    July 13, 2013

    Dr. Frank Lee, an associate professor in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and director of the Entrepreneurial Game Studio, was mentioned in a July 13 CBSPhilly story about the Philadelphia Geek Awards, presented by the blog Geekadelphia and the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University. Jill Sybesma, adult programs coordinator at the Academy, was also quoted.

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  • What likely drove the crash-causing turtle?

    Philadelphia Inquirer
    July 13, 2013

    Dr. James Spotila, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer article on July 13 about turtles crossing roads.

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  • Car Culture

    CJAD-800 (Montreal)
    July 13, 2013

    Dr. Mimi Sheller, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and director of the Center for Mobilities Research and Policy, was interviewed on CJAD-800’s “Viewpoints” (Montreal) about car culture on July 13.

  • Creating a school for autistic adults, one student at a time

    CNN.com
    July 13, 2013

    Dr. James Connell, clinical director of the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute and an associate professor in the School of Education, appeared on CNN's "The Next List" on July 13, in an interview about jobs and job training for adults on the autism spectrum.

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  • Hulking Humanoid Robot Atlas Debuts at Robotics Challenge

    RedOrbit.com
    July 12, 2013

    Drexel’s Hubo robot was mentioned in a July 12 RedOrbit.com story about the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s Robotic Challenge. Drexel is on one of six teams participating in the challenge that is creating its own robot and operating software.

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  • Drexel researcher says hospital discharge data offers powerful clues for patient safety

    WHYY/Newsworks
    July 12, 2013

    Dr. Jennifer Taylor, an associate professor in the School of Public Health, was quoted in a WHYY-FM/Newsworks.org story on July 12 about using hospital discharge data for patient safety surveillance.

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  • Richard A. Binder, 68, Drexel University librarian and teacher

    Philadelphia Daily News
    July 12, 2013

    An obituary for Richard A. Binder, former Drexel University librarian, ran in the Philadelphia Daily News on July 12.

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  • Austria wins Imagine Cup game competition with Limbo-like platformer

    Polygon
    July 12, 2013

    The Drexel Dragons, a team of computer science undergraduates from the College of Engineering who won the 2012 Microsoft Imagine Cup competition, were mentioned in a July 12 Polygon story about the 2013 Imagine Cup.

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  • Philly unveils plan to reduce high poverty rate

    Associated Press
    July 12, 2013

    Dr. Mariana Chilton, an associate professor and director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities in the School of Public Health, was quoted in articles from the Associated Press and Philadelphia Daily News on July 11 and 12 about Philadelphia’s new anti-poverty plan.

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  • Medical marijuana for young adults? Drexel researcher to study benefits, drawbacks

    WHYY/Newsworks
    July 12, 2013

    Dr. Stephen Lankenau, an associate professor in the School of Public Health, was quoted in a WHYY-FM/Newsworks.org story on July 12 about his new NIH-funded research on medical marijuana use in young adults.

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  • Students manage $1 million of Drexel's endowment

    University Business
    July 11, 2013

    Drexel was mentioned in a July 11 University Business post for allowing students to invest more than $1 million of the university’s endowment.

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  • Black Education Tragedy

    FrontPageMag.com
    July 11, 2013

    George Ciccariello-Maher, an assistant professor in the College of Arts & Sciences, was quoted in a July 11 FrontPageMag.com story about how the George Zimmerman murder trial sheds a light on a racial disparity in the nation’s education system.

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  • What Detroit’s Incredible Crime Problems Show Us About The Bleak Future Of Police

    Fast Company
    July 11, 2013

    Dr. Robert Stokes, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Fast Company article on July 11 about police presence in Detroit.

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  • Shorter tenure, higher turnover among college presidents

    Philadelphia Inquirer
    July 11, 2013

    Drexel President John A. Fry was included on a list of area university presidents in a July 11 Philadelphia Inquirer article that examined shorter tenure and higher turnover rates among college presidents.

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  • Zimmerman Trial: Race Verdict Already In

    TheRoot.com
    July 11, 2013

    Dr. Kevin Woodson, an assistant professor in the Earle Mack School of Law, was interviewed on TheRoot.com on July 11 about the George Zimmerman trial.

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  • Drexel College of Medicine Offers Free Skin Cancer Screenings

    KYW-TV (CBS-3)
    July 11, 2013

    Free skin cancer screenings provided at Drexel’s Convenient Care Center were mentioned in a KYW-TV (CBS-3) broadcast on July 11. Dr. Christina Chung, an assistant professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted. The story also appeared on WPVI-TV (6-abc) and KYW Newsradio.

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  • Kane Won't Defend Anti-Gay Marriage Law

    KYW-TV (CBS-3)
    July 11, 2013

    David S. Cohen, an associate professor in the Earle Mack School of Law, was interviewed on KYW-TV (CBS-3) July 11 about Kathleen Kane’s announcement that she won’t defend Pa.’s law against gay marriage.

  • Who is Kathleen Kane?

    Washington Post
    July 11, 2013

    Dr. William Rosenberg, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in an article on the Washington Post’s “The Fix” blog on July 11 about Pa. attorney general Kathleen Kane.

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  • Beds that nudge you when you’re snoring and other Drexel Design Futures Lab projects

    Technically Philly
    July 11, 2013

    The Design Futures Lab exhibit currently on display in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design’s Leonard Pearlstein Gallery was featured on TechnicallyPhilly on July 11.

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  • Help Wanted: Teen Employment

    FOX-40 TV (Sacramento)
    July 10, 2013

    Dr. Paul Harrington, a professor in Goodwin College and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was interviewed on FOX-40 TV (Sacramento) on July 10 about his recent study on teen employment.

  • Lawmaker says he expects action on safer demolition sites

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    July 10, 2013

    Dr. Robert Brehm, an associate teaching professor in the College of Engineering, was mentioned in a July 10 Philadelphia Inquirer article for supporting the state House Urban Affairs Committee’s proposed requirement for engineering input into demolition sites during a presentation on ways to improve demolition.

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  • Reaching Out: New Pitt research center examines all LGBT health issues

    Pittsburgh City Paper
    July 10, 2013

    Dr. Randall Sell, an associate professor in the School of Public Health, was quoted in a Pittsburgh City Paper article on July 10 about research programs for LGBT health issues.

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  • Turning people on the Autism spectrum into tech innovators

    CNN.com
    July 10, 2013

    Dr. James Connell, clinical director of the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute and an associate professor in the School of Education, was quoted in a CNN.com article on July 9 previewing a story to air on July 13 about job opportunities for adults with autism.

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  • A Home for Artifacts

    Inside Higher Ed
    July 10, 2013

     Drexel President John A.  Fry and George Gephart, Jr., CEO of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, were quoted in an Inside Higher Ed article on July 10 featuring the Drexel-Academy affiliation as a leading example of the trend of museums partnering with higher education institutions.

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  • Pension Plans

    KCBS 740-AM (San Francisco)
    July 9, 2013

    Norman Stein, a professor in the Earle Mack School of Law, was interviewed in a July 9 KCBS 740-AM (San Francisco) story about pension plans.

  • Lehigh Valley couple part of statewide gay marriage suit

    Morning Call
    July 9, 2013

    David S. Cohen, an associate professor in the Earle Mack School of Law, was quoted in a July 9 Morning Call about a Lehigh Valley couple who joined the ACLU’s first state-based gay marriage suit.

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  • 15 Surprising Things That Can Be 3D Printed

    LiveScience
    July 9, 2013

    A digital paleontology project led by Dr. Ken Lacovara, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, and Dr. James Tangorra, an assistant professor in the College of Engineering, was featured in a LiveScience article about 3-D printing on July 9.

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  • Mosquitoes take bite out of summer in the city

    WPVI-TV (6-abc)
    July 9, 2013

    Dr. Jon Gelhaus, curator of entomology at the Academy of Natural Sciences and a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a WPVI-TV (6-abc) story on July 9 about the rising population of invasive Asian Tiger mosquitoes with the wet summer weather.

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  • Philly Tech Breakfast demos 3 Baltimore startups

    Technically Philly
    July 9, 2013

    Drexel was mentioned in a July 10 Technically Philly article for hosting Philly Tech Breakfast.

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  • Black Education Tragedy

    CNSNews.com
    July 9, 2013

    Dr. George Ciccariello-Maher, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a July 9 CNSNews.com article about black education viewed through the context of the George Zimmerman murder trial.

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  • Chad Dion Lassiter walks the talk against racism in America

    The Philadelphia Daily News
    July 8, 2013

    Dr. Chuck Williams, associate teaching professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and School of Education, was among those named as the new crop of progressive black intellectuals in a July 8 Philadelphia Daily News article.

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  • The Nominees for the 2013 Philadelphia Geek Awards

    Geekadelphia
    July 8, 2013

    Geekadelphia announced July 8 that Dr. Frank Lee, an associate professor in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and a co-founder of the gaming program, earned three nominations for Geekadelphia’s annual Geek Awards. Greg Lobanov, a senior in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was nominated for “Indie Game of the Year.”

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  • Cities picking up the slack

    Metro
    July 8, 2013

    The Academy of Natural Sciences was mentioned in a July 8 Metro article for its “The Metropolitan Revolution: Philadelphia as a Model for the Nation” event.

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  • How the US won The Imagine Cup with math

    Polygon
    July 8, 2013

    Keith Ayers, N. Taylor Mullen and Matt Lesnak, the Drexel students who won last year’s Microsoft Imagine Cup, were profiled in a July 8 Polygon article about their victory.

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  • A comic's course in stand up

    Philly.com
    July 8, 2013

    Bruce Graham, a teaching professor in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was quoted in a July 8 philly.com article about stand up comedy.

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  • Best Science Museums In The U.S., As Ranked By American MENSA

    The Huffington Post
    July 8, 2013

    The Academy of Natural Sciences was featured in a Huffington Post article on July 8 about American Mensa’s list of the top 10 science museums, on which it was ranked No. 2.

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  • Space travel in our accelerating universe: Sometimes you can’t get there from here

    WHYY/Newsworks
    July 8, 2013

    Dr. David Goldberg, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed in a July 8 WHYY/Newsworks article about the acceleration of the universe.

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  • At PSU, some healing - but not over Freeh report

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    July 8, 2013

    Dr. Ellen Staurowsky, a professor in the Goodwin College of Professional Studies, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer article on July 8 about the aftermath of the release of the Freeh report chronicling the Jerry Sandusky scandal at Penn State.

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  • New Drexel Exhibit Highlights Potential Consumer Products of the Future

    CBS-Philly
    July 8, 2013

    Nicole Koltick, Design Futures Lab director and assistant professor in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was quoted in a July 8 KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) story the URBN Center’s newest exhibit. Graduate student Laura Nejman was also interviewed. A story about the exhibit also ran on the CBS-Philly website.

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  • Student Case Update: Can an Identification a Year After a Crime be Accurate?

    Pennsylvania Innocence Project
    July 8, 2013

    Olivia Moorehead, a student in the Earle Mack School of Law, wrote a July 8 Pennsylvania Innocence Project blog post about the importance of the organization.

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  • Swarmageddon? Cicada invasion skips South Jersey region

    South Jersey Times
    July 7, 2013

    Jon Gelhaus, curator and professor of entomology at the Academy of Natural Sciences, was interviewed in a July 7 South Jersey Times story about the disappointing cicada invasion.

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  • Needed: Organ donors

    Philly.com
    July 7, 2013

    Katheryne Lawrence, a third-year law student in the Earle Mack School of Law, wrote a July 7 philly.com article about the need for organ donors.

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  • GreenSpace: How Phila. officials keep the water clean and healthy

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    July 7, 2013

    Dr. Charles Haas, a professor in the College of Engineering and head of the department of civil, architectural & environmental engineering, was quoted in a July 7 Philadelphia Inquirer story about the Philadelphia Water Department’s testing practices.

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  • Letters to the Editor

    Philly.com
    July 7, 2013

    Lynn H. Yeakel and Rosemarie B. Greco, co-chairs of Vision 2020 in the College of Medicine, wrote a letter to the editor about Hilary Rodham Clinton being named winner of the 2013 Liberty Medal by the National Constitution Center that appeared on philly.com July 7.

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  • In need of annual checkup for pre-existing condition, but no insurance will cover me. What now?

    Philly.com
    July 7, 2013

    Dr. Robert Field, a professor in the Earle Mack School of Law and the School of Public Health, wrote a July 7 health advice column for philly.com.

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  • U.S. Unemployment

    WCAU-TV (NBC-10)
    July 7, 2013

    Dr. Paul Harrington, a professor and director of the Center for Labor Markets & Policy, was interviewed in a July 7 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) feature on job unemployment rates for government workers.

  • Richard Mortimer, Drexel researcher

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    July 6, 2013

    Dr. Richard Mortimer, the first student to earn a Ph.D. at Drexel who later taught in the Department of Mechanical Engineering before becoming the associate vice president of academic affairs, died July 2. His obituary ran in the Philadelphia Inquirer July 6.

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  • Should Every Same-Sex Couple Who Wants To Marry Sue For Their Rights?

    The New Civil Rights Movement
    July 5, 2013

    David S. Cohen, an associate professor in the Earle Mack School of Law, was quoted in a July 5 The New Civil Rights Movement blog post about whether every same-sex couple who wants to marry should sue for their rights.

  • Inquirer Academic All-Stars

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    July 5, 2013

    Eight Drexel student athletes were included in the Philadelphia Inquirer’s July 5 listing of winter-season players who were selected by the Philadelphia Sports Information Directors Association. Alex Chialastri, an undergraduate student in the College of Engineering, was named the men’s swimming swimmer of the year.

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  • Million Dollar ROI Colleges (Private Universities)

    Affordable Colleges Online
    July 5, 2013

    Drexel was included in the top 1 percent  of private colleges with million-dollar returns in an Affordable Colleges Online ranking.

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  • In Zimmerman's trial, it's a jury of millions

    CNN
    July 5, 2013

    Dr. George Ciccariello-Maher, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a July 5 CNN article on the George Zimmerman trial. 

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  • Photothermal effect of gold nanorod cluster disinfects biofilm

    Nanotechweb.org
    July 4, 2013

    Dr. MinJun Kim, an associate professor in the College of Engineering, and Wonjin Jo, a doctoral student in the College of Engineering, were mentioned in a July 4 Nanotechweb.org article about their research on the photothermal effect of gold nanorods on communities of bacterial cells.

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  • Student Fashion Shows: Drexel University

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    July 4, 2013

    The annual senior fashion show in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design was featured in a Philadelphia Inquirer article on July 4.

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  • The Dismal Science's Crusading Voice

    The Wall Street Journal
    July 4, 2013

    Dr. Bruce McCullough, a professor in the LeBow College of Business, was featured in a July 4 Wall Street Journal feature for his belief that replication in research should be required before publication.

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  • Viewpoints: 'Co-op' plan can help students enter the workforce

    The Sacramento Bee
    July 4, 2013

    An op-ed about the importance of job experience for undergraduate students, authored by Dr. Sandra Kirschenmann, associate vice provost and executive director of Drexel Sacramento, was published in The Sacramento Bee on July 4.

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  • Powering Through Plateaus

    Weight Watchers
    July 3, 2013

    Dr. Michael Lowe, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a July 3 Weight Watchers article about weight-loss plateaus.

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  • Lancaster Square receives approval by the ZBA

    University City Review
    July 3, 2013

    Drexel was mentioned in a July 3 University City Review article for receiving permission from the Zoning Board of Adjustments to start constructing Lancaster Square at 34th and Lancaster Ave.

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  • weekend Picks, July 4th edition

    Uwishunu
    July 3, 2013

    The Academy of Natural Sciences’ “Serpentine” exhibit was included in a July 3 Uwishunu roundup for things to do on July 4. An Ocean Style post also listed “Serpentine” in its July 3 list of weekend picks. The Academy was also named one of the Philly.com’s top regional attractions in a July 5 story.

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  • Philadelphia-Nurses Graduate with Leadership Expertise

    Advance for Nurses
    July 3, 2013

    Dr. Roberta Waite, an assistant dean and associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was mentioned in a July 3 Advance for Nurses article about the first generation of nursing students who graduated from the Macy Undergraduate Leadership Fellows program.

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  • Drexel Ventures: Drexel’s seed fund hopes to fight brain drain

    Technically Philly
    July 3, 2013

    President John Fry was mentioned in a July 3 Technically Philly article about the new Drexel Ventures program created to support Drexel’s efforts to commercialize the research of its faculty and students.

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  • Department of Defense statements on DOMA replacement Policies

    Examiner
    July 2, 2013

    Drexel University, Sacramento was named in a July 2 Examiner article for sponsoring the Courage to Stand award given to exceptional individuals for their leadership in the LGBT/military community for two years running.

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  • News in Brief: Highlights from the Evolution 2013 meeting

    ScienceNews
    July 2, 2013

    Abby Dominy, a doctoral student in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a July 2 ScienceNews article on diamondback terrapin turtles.

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  • CONSTRUCTION CONTINUES UNABATED ON BARING STREET

    NakedPhilly.com
    July 2, 2013

    Drexel was mentioned in a July 2 NakedPhilly.com article about its plans for campus expansion in West Powelton.

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  • New book humanizes late Chavez while debunking US media myths

    Voice of Russia
    July 2, 2013

    A book reading by Dr. George Ciccariello-Maher, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was covered by Voice of Russia on July 2.

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  • West Catholic High gets $1 million gift, new name, fresh philosophy

    Newsworks/WHYY
    July 2, 2013

    Drexel was mentioned in a July 2 Newsworks/WHYY article for partnering with West Catholic High in tutoring and career-exploration programs.

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  • Study links poor financial performance and 'de facto' nursing home segregation

    McKnight's
    July 2, 2013

    Dr. David Barton Smith, a research professor in the School of Public Health, was mentioned in a July 2 McKnight’s article about the link between admissions practices and healthcare disparities in nursing homes.

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  • Drexel Ventures

    Metro Philadelphia
    July 2, 2013

    President John A. Fry was quoted in a July 2 Metro Philadelphia article about the new Drexel Ventures program created to support Drexel’s efforts to commercialize the research of its faculty and students.

  • How to Pack for an Arctic Summer Expedition

    LiveScience
    July 2, 2013

    Dr. Ted Daeschler, vice president and associate curator at the Academy of Natural Sciences, and an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a LiveScience story on July 2 about his paleontology research expedition now underway in the Canadian Arctic.

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  • Drexel venture seeks to keep entrepreneurs in Philly

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    July 2, 2013

    President John A. Fry was quoted in a July 2 Philadelphia Inquirer article about the new Drexel Ventures program created to boost Drexel’s efforts to commercialize inventions by its faculty and students. The Philadelphia Business Journal, Newsworks.org and MedCityNews.com also covered the story.

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  • Local Students React To Interest Rate Hike On College Loans

    CBSPhilly.com
    July 1, 2013

    Devon McMahon, an undergraduate student in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a July 1 CBSPhilly.com story about doubled interest rates on subsidized federal loans and in a July 1 Washington Times article.

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  • Academy of Natural Sciences ranked 2nd best science museum

    The Philadelphia Business Journal
    July 1, 2013

    A July 1 Philadelphia Business Journal reported that the Academy of Natural Sciences was voted the second best science museum by American Mensa.

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  • Three Justices Bound by Beliefs, Not Just Gender

    The New York Times
    July 1, 2013

    Lisa McElroy, an associate professor in the Earle Mack School of Law, was quoted in a New York Times article July 1 about the Supreme Court justices.

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  • On the Boards

    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    July 1, 2013

     Dr. Richardson Dilworth, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and director of the Center for Public Policy, was listed in the Philadelphia Inquirer on July 1 for being named to the advisory board of The Citizens Planning Institute, the Philadelphia City Planning Commission's educational and outreach arm.

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