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Troubleshooters: Know the Dangers of Cell Phone SIM Swapping and How To Protect Yourself
Robert D'Ovidio, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed for an Aug. 11 WPVI-TV (6-abc) segment about the dangers of cell phone SIM swapping and how to protect against it.
Here’s Why the Spotted Lanternfly Population May Get Worse in Your Backyard
Jon Gelhaus, PhD, curator of Entomology at the Academy of Natural Sciences and professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in an Aug. 10 WPVI-TV (6abc) segment about invasive spotted lanternfly infestations and how to kill the spotted insects.
How Do I Find Out Who Makes My Store Brand Products?
Jonathan Deutsch, PhD, a professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in an Aug. 9 Yahoo! article about the financial benefits of purchasing store or off brand grocery items over name-brand items and how to find out who manufactures the store brand items.
Drexel Will Offer 50% Tuition Discount to Community College Grads From Pennsylvania, New Jersey
Evelyn Thimba, senior vice president for Enrollment Management, was quoted in an Aug. 9 Philly Voice story about the Drexel Promise, a new program that offers a 50% tuition discount for Pennsylvania and New Jersey community college graduates.

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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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