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Drexel Faculty featured on "Academic Minute" from Inside Higher Ed. on NPR

March 16, 2022

Five Drexel faculty will be featured on “Academic Minute” from Inside Higher Ed. on NPR each day this week, part of a rare “takeover week” on the program, including Associate Professor Kara Spiller in the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems spoke about harnessing the body’s immune system for better wound healing — drawn from her work in the new field of immune engineering, and the Office of Global Engagement's Vice Provost Rogelio Miñana, discussing how we can foster global partnerships in a post-pandemic world. 

Interested listeners can hear the following three The segments air on WAMC at 7:30 a.m. and 3:05 p.m. Eastern time and will be posted on In the coming days, be sure to listen in as our colleagues talk about the innovative and global work they are doing:

Franco Montalto

Provost Fellow
College of Engineering
Segment: “Building Urban Climate Resilience Through Integrated Research, Teaching, and Engagement”

Sharrelle Barber

Director, The Ubuntu Center on Racism, Global Movements, and Population Health Equity
Dornsife School of Public Health
Segment: “Ubuntu: A Human-Center Approach to Advancing Antiracism and Population Health Equity”

Jordan Hyatt

Director, Center for Public Policy
College of Arts and Sciences
Segment: “Looking to Scandinavia for American Prison Reform”

Congratulations to our colleagues!