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July

  • Researchers found that being unemployed increases your risk of death, but recessions decrease it.

    How Is It Possible that Joblessness Could Kill You, But Recessions Could Be Good For Your Health?

    July 24, 2014

    While previous studies of individuals have shown that employees who lose their jobs have a higher mortality rate, more comprehensive studies have shown, unexpectedly, that population mortality actually declines as unemployment rates increase. Researchers from Drexel University and the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor set out to better understand these seemingly contradictory findings.

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  • SugarHouse Casino

    Philadelphia’s SugarHouse Casino Does Not Contribute to Neighborhood Crime, According to New Study

    July 16, 2014

    Philadelphia’s SugarHouse Casino opened its doors in September 2010 after years of protests from community members who feared that the casino would lead to an increase in neighborhood crime. However, a new study by researchers at Drexel University and Temple University reveals that these concerns were unfounded.

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  • Three Drexel Faculty Members on Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researchers List

    July 07, 2014

    Three Drexel University faculty members earned the distinction of being ranked among the most cited researchers in their respective fields according to Thomson Reuters’ “Highly Cited Researchers 2014” list. Gordon Richards, PhD, a professor in theCollege of Arts and Sciences, Yury Gogotsi, PhD, Distinguished University and Trustee Chair professor in the College of Engineering, and Peter DeCarlo, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Engineering and College of Arts and Sciences, were included on the list of 3,215 distinguished researchers compiled by the international media and information company.

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