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November

  • Drexel's Jordan McClain interviewed legendary "Fresh Air" host Terry Gross.

    Turning the Tables on Terry Gross

    November 23, 2015

    Terry Gross is currently celebrating 40 years as the award-winning host of National Public Radio’s “Fresh Air,” which boasts nearly 5 million listeners each week across more than 450 NPR stations. The show also has a massively popular podcast. Gross is widely considered one of the country’s leading and most important interviewers, but earlier this month, the legendary interviewer became the interviewee.

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  • Kelly Joyce, PhD, and students survey SEJ members, journalists and government officials for SEJ report

    November 18, 2015

    A survey conducted by Drexel University professor and director of the Center for Science, Technology and Society, Kelly Joyce, PhD, reveals some important information regarding the Society of Environmental Journalists (SEJ).

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  • Have an Apple-Shaped Body? You May Be More Susceptible to Binge Eating

    November 12, 2015

    Women with apple-shaped bodies – those who store more of their fat in their trunk and abdominal regions – may be at particular risk for the development of eating episodes during which they experience a sense of “loss of control,” according to a new study from Drexel University. The study also found that women with greater fat stores in their midsections reported being less satisfied with their bodies, which may contribute to loss-of-control eating.

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  • Philadelphia power plant

    A.J. Drexel Institute for Energy and the Environment Plots a Course for Philadelphia to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

    November 04, 2015

    Researchers from the A.J. Drexel Institute for Energy and the Environment issued a 97-page report to the City of Philadelphia that plots a detailed course for how the city can reduce its emission of greenhouse gasses—with the goal of an 80 percent reduction by the year 2050. Among its suggestions are retrofitting hospitals, grocery stores, schools and retail stores with better windows and insulation; drawing electricity from low-carbon sources like nuclear, wind and solar power; and encouraging the use of electric vehicles, public transportation, walking and cycling.

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