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December

    • Mental care: ‘Psychiatric treatment ensures integration in community’

      December 10, 2013

      Veronica Carey, PhD, an assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in The Express Tribune (Pakistan) about psychiatric rehabilitation on Dec. 10.

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    • Dr. Sara DeLeon, Drexel University – How PCBs Alter Bird Songs

      December 10, 2013

      Sara DeLeon, PhD, a postdoctoral researcher in the College of Arts and Sciences, was featured on WAMC Northeast Radio’s “Academic Minute” on Dec. 10 discussing her research on the effect of PCBs on bird songs. The program was syndicated to Inside Higher Ed.

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    • Witnesses to Hunger

      December 10, 2013

      The Philadelphia Daily News ran a photo feature about the Witnesses to Hunger program from the Center for Hunger-Free Communities in the School of Public Health on Dec. 10, marking the program’s fifth anniversary and photo exhibit at Drexel, open through Dec. 12.

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    • Local work in prosthetic development and amputee rehabilitation

      December 9, 2013

      Patricia A. Shewokis, PhD, professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions and the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, was interviewed Dec. 9 on WHYY’s “Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane” about local work in prosthetic development and amputee rehabilitation.

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    • On the Boards

      December 9, 2013

      Keith Orris, senior vice president for Corporate Relations and Economic Development, and James Tucker, senior vice president of Student Life and Administrative Services, were mentioned in The Philadelphia Inquirer on Dec. 9 for being elected to the board of the Schuylkill River Developmental Corp.

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    • Why Is a Senate Democrat Agreeing to Another $8 Billion in Food Stamp Cuts?

      December 9, 2013

      Mariana Chilton, PhD, an associate professor and director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities in the School of Public Health, was quoted in an article in The Nation on Dec. 9 about proposed cuts to food stamps.

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    • Is COBRA still in effect under Obamacare, and will the subsidy change with a lower income?

      December 8, 2013

      Robert Field, PhD, a professor in the Earle Mack School of Law and School of Public Health, authored a Dec. 8 Philly.com article about COBRA staying in effect under the Affordable Care Act.

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    • Video Friday: DRC Tasks, Quadrotor Failsafes, and Autopsy Robots

      December 6, 2013

      Drexel’s DRC Hubo robot was featured in a robotics video round-up posted on IEEE Spectrum on Dec. 6.

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    • York Hospital to become regional medical campus for Drexel University College of Medicine

      December 6, 2013

      The College of Medicine was mentioned in a Dec. 6 York Daily Record article for designating WellSpan’s York Hospital the fourth regional medical campus for the school.

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    • GreenSpace: Leaving shoes, and toxins, at the door

      December 6, 2013

      Michael Waring, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a Dec. 8 Philadelphia Inquirer article about bringing pesticides and toxins into the home. 

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    • A Venture Capitalist Invests in His Olympic Dream

      December 6, 2013

      Prawat Nagvajara, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a Dec. 6 Wall Street Journal article for participating in several Olympic games as a cross-country skier.

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    • 'Smuggling' drugs at the cellular level

      December 5, 2013

      Steven P. Wrenn, PhD, an associate professor and assistant dean of graduate affairs in the College of Engineering, and Peter A. Lewin, PhD, Richard B. Beard Professor in the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science & Health Systems, were mentioned in a Dec. 5 National Science Foundation blog post for their research using ultrasound technology to deliver customized medication through the skin.

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    • Health Care in America

      December 5, 2013

      Robert Field, PhD, a professor in the School of Law and School of Public Health, was interviewed on MSNBC’s “The Cycle” on Dec. 5 about the history of health care in America.

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    • Brandywine buys land where Cira Centre stands

      December 5, 2013

      Drexel was mentioned in the Philadelphia Business Journal on Dec. 5 for its involvement in a master planning effort for the area surrounding 30th Street Station, in an article about Amtrak selling the Cira Centre ground parcel to Brandywine Realty Trust.

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    • Co-op Programs Becoming Popular for Real World Experience

      December 5, 2013

      Drexel’s co-op program was included in a Dec. 5 Diverse Issues in Higher Education article about co-op programs.

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    • Should Pa.'s colleges get the keys to drive the state's charter school strategy?

      December 5, 2013

      Drexel was mentioned in a Dec. 5 Newsworks article for expressing interest in “The Charter Reform Bill” to improve the Philadelphia school district.

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    • Drexel, Temple, Rutgers get $600k from Science Center to support research

      December 4, 2013

      Christof Daetwyler, MD, an associate professor in the College of Medicine, was mentioned in a Dec. 4 Technically Philly article for winning an $100,000 grant from the University City Science Center’s QED Proof-of-Concept Program to continue developing an online system to improve the communication skills of health care professionals.

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    • A Hard Lesson from Motown: They Will Steal Your Pension

      December 4, 2013

      Norman Stein, a professor in the Drexel University School of Law, was quoted in a Newsweek story about pensions in Detroit on Dec. 4.

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    • Head of Barnes Foundation Departing for Academic Post

      December 4, 2013

      The Chronicle of Philanthropy ran a story on Dec. 4 about Derek Gillman, who is leaving his post as executive director and president of the Barnes Foundation for a position as a visiting professor in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design.

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    • Barnes' Gillman is leaving for Drexel

      December 4, 2013

      The Philadelphia Inquirer ran a front-page feature story on Dec. 4 about Derek Gillman, who is leaving his post as executive director and president of the Barnes Foundation for a position as a visiting professor in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design. The announcement also ran in The New York Times’  “Arts Beat” blog on Dec. 4. The Associated Press also ran a story on Dec. 3 which was picked up by numerous outlets across the country. KYW-Newsradio, WHYY’s Newsworks.org, Philadelphia Business Journal and the Main Line Times also ran stories.

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    • Drexel students are teaching STEM to West Philly middle schoolers

      December 4, 2013

      Dan Ziegler, an undergraduate in the College of Computing & Informatics, was quoted in a Dec. 4 Technically Philly post about a Drexel student group that helps bring computer science into the classrooms at St. Francis de Sales school in University City. Zacharie Silverstein, an undergraduate in the College of Computing & Informatics, was pictured in the post.

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    • Mirror, Mirror: SA VA just could not make it work

      December 4, 2013

      Drexel’s fashion program was mentioned in a Dec. 4 Philadelphia Inquirer article about the city’s fashion scene.

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    • The Climbing, Driving Robots Are Coming

      December 3, 2013

      Videos of Drexel’s Team DRC-HUBO robot were featured in a Dec. 3 Popular Mechanics blog post about the team’s progress toward the DARPA Robotics Challenge trials in late December.

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    • Science Center program awards $600K to four university researchers

      December 3, 2013

      Christof Daetwyler, MD, an associate professor in the College of Medicine, was mentioned in a Dec. 3 Philadelphia Business Journal article for winning an $100,000 grant from the University City Science Center’s QED Proof-of-Concept Program to continue developing an online system to improve the communication skills of health care professionals.

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    • Universities, NSA partnering on cybersecurity programs

      December 3, 2013

      Steve Weber, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a Dec. 3 story on Herald-Review.com about universities partnering with the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security to develop a certification for their cyber security programs.

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    • Is the ACA Just Managed Care Redux?

      December 2, 2013

      Robert Field, PhD, a professor in the Earle Mack School of Law and School of Public Health, was quoted in a story about the Affordable Care Act on MainStreet.com on Dec. 2.

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    • People in the News

      December 2, 2013

      LeBow College of Business Leadership Programs was mentioned in a Dec. 2 Philadelphia Inquirer “People in the News” section for hiring Alison T. Young as executive director of its Institute for Strategic Leadership.

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    • What the Common App won't tell you or 10 reasons you need to do your research

      December 2, 2013

      Drexel was mentioned in a Dec. 2 Examiner.com article for requiring additional information from students interested in fashion or graphic design who are applying via the Common Application.

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    • Philadelphia Futures, Gettysburg College mark 12-year tie

      December 2, 2013

      Drexel was mentioned in a Dec. 2 Philadelphia Inquirer article for partnering with Philadelphia Futures, a nonprofit that helps inner-city students get into and through college.

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    • Affordable Care Act: Update and reality check

      December 2, 2013

      Robert Field, PhD, a professor in the Earle Mack School of Law and School of Public Health, was interviewed on WHYY’s “Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane” about the Affordable Care Act on Dec. 2.

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    • Keith Leaphart Empowers Philadelphians

      December 2, 2013

      President John Fry and David S. Cohen, an associate professor of law in the Earle Mack School of Law, were mentioned in a Dec. 2 Philadelphia Style post for their involvement in the Pyramid of Leadership pilot program with local entrepreneur and philanthropist Keith Learing.

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    • Sensitive dummies help med students with sensitive exams

      December 1, 2013

      D. Scott Lind, MD, chairman of the department of surgery at the College of Medicine, and Larry Greenawald, a surgical resident, were quoted in a Dec. 1 Philadelphia Inquirer article about a research project involving a prostate exam simulator.

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    • Thousands across area struggle with cuts in food stamps

      December 1, 2013

      Research from the School of Public Health was cited in a Philadelphia Inquirer article on Dec. 1 about the impact of cuts to food stamps on local communities.

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    • Metropolome

      December 1, 2013

      A research project examining the microbes in daycare centers that is being conducted by professors in the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems; the College of Engineering and the School of Public Health and the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was mentioned in a Dec. 1 story in The Scientist about DNA sequencing the bacterial microbiome of New York City.

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