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Many Philly Retailers Started Black Friday Sales Weeks Early, Hoping ‘Buzz’ Will Drive Demand
Jillian Hmurovic, PhD, an assistant professor in the LeBow College of Business was quoted in a Nov. 17 Philadelphia Inquirer article about local and national retail businesses expanding holiday sales, like Black Friday and Cyber Monday, to increase demand amid record inflation.
Could Squash Help ‘Save the Youth of Our City?’ Shanin Specter and U.S. Squash Believe It Can.
President John Fry was mentioned in a Nov. 17 Philadelphia Inquirer story about his work with Shanin Specter to grow the sport of squash in Philadelphia, including opening the Arlen Specter U.S. Squash Center on campus.
Drexel Rower Baylor Henry Is on a Mission To Show the Black Girl Athlete That ‘They Can Do It Too’
Baylor Henry, an undergraduate in LeBow College of Business and varsity women’s rowing student-athlete, was featured in a Nov. 9 Philadelphia Inquirer story about her efforts to encourage and highlight the success of young Black rowers and her recent participation in a historic all-Black women’s varsity eight boat at the Head of the Charles Regatta.
Theatre in the X Presents Pac and Biggie Are Dead
Nick Anselmo, teaching professor in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and theatre program director, was quoted in a Nov. 9 Broad Street Review article about a co-production between Drexel and Theatre in the X, “Biggie and Pac are Dead,” at Mandell Theater.

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Quinlan’s research focuses on identifying potential unique food safety risks for minority racial/ethnic and low-income populations. Quinlan co-developed the Don’t Wash Your Chicken campaign based on surveys conducted by her laboratory finding that washing raw poultry is a common unsafe handling practice across multiple demographics. Her laboratory also conducts basic research on Campylobacter jejuni, a leading bacterial cause of foodborne illness, which is common on chicken.
Criminology & Justice Studies
D'Ovidio researches the intersection of computer technology, crime and the criminal justice system. He directs Drexel's research program in computer crime and digital forensics. In the past, he has worked with the New York City Police Department and Philadelphia Police Department on research projects involving computer crime. His work with the law enforcement community also includes training investigators on techniques to trace Internet communication and seize electronic evidence and cell phones.
creative arts therapies
Kaimal’s research focuses on understanding the way that creative self-expression affects human emotions and other brain processes. Her work particularly focuses on the ways people's experiences influence what they create, and how art-making can be used to reduce stress and stress-related issues.

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