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In the News

Greater St. Louis Launches Website, Hoping To Attract Investors and Jobs With Tons of Data
Bruce Katz, JD, distinguished fellow in the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation and director of the Nowak Metro Finance Lab, was quoted in a Sept 21 St. Louis Post-Dispatch article about Greater St. Louis launching a website in hopes of attracting investors and jobs with data.
Abortion Rights Activists Spend Record Amount in Pennsylvania Race
David S. Cohen, JD, a professor in the Kline School of Law, was quoted in a Sept. 21 The Guardian article about this year’s race for a seat on the Pennsylvania supreme court.
Some Philadelphians Showed Up To Get a New COVID Vaccine, but Couldn’t Because of Shipping Delays
Robert Field, JD, PhD, a professor in the Kline School of Law and Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a Sept. 19 Philadelphia Inquirer story about shipment delays and initial challenges with getting some health insurance plans to cover the new COVID-19 vaccine.
Pennsylvania Governor Announces Automatic Voter Registration in Key Swing State
William Rosenberg, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Sept. 19 ABC News story about the announcement by Gov. Josh Shapiro that Pennsylvania residents will now have the option to automatically register to vote when they get their driver's license or state I.D.

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Food, nutrition
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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