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    • Dr. Yaba Blay on shifting the lens on race

      October 30, 2013

      Dr. Yaba Blay, an assistant teaching professor and co-director of the Africana Studies program in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on WHYY-FM’s “Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane” October 30 about the politics of racial identity and her new portrait essay book, “(1)ne Drop: Shifting the Lens on Race.”

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    • Blackface Costumes Revive Controversy at Halloween

      October 29, 2013

      Dr. Yaba Blay, an assistant teaching professor and co-director of the Africana Studies program in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in an Associated Press article on October 29 about people wearing blackface for Halloween. It was picked up by numerous outlets, including ABCNews.com, Washington Post, Yahoo! News and MSN News.

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    • 'Benevolent Gesture' Legislation is tested in other states

      October 23, 2013

      Barry Furrow, a professor in the Earle Mack School of Law and director of the Health Law Program, was interviewed on WHYY/Newsworks.org on October 23 about a new Pennsylvania law that prevents certain expressions of condolences or sympathies by doctors from being used in lawsuits.

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    • I have acne on my bottom. What is the best way to treat it?

      October 17, 2013

      Mark Abdelmalek, MD, an associate professor in the College of Medicine, authored an Oct. 17 Philly.com blog post about acne.

       

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    • LATIN AMERICA‚ÄôS LEFT: BETWEEN DEMOS AND KRATOS

      October 15, 2013

      A book by Dr. George Ciccariello-Maher, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, entitled We Created Chavez: A People’s History of the Venezuelan Revolution was reviewed by Public Books on October 15.

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    • Lower Merion schools plan recalls discrimination fight

      October 14, 2013

      James Herbert, a professor and head of the psychology department in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in an October 14 Philadelphia Inquirer story about the redistricting in the Lower Merion School District.

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    • Health insurance markets open to surge of customers

      October 1, 2013

      Dr. Robert Field, a professor in the Earle Mack School of Law and School of Public Health, was interviewed on WPVI-TV (6-abc) on October 1 about the Affordable Care Act’s health insurance exchanges which opened yesterday.

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