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September

    • MXenes: The Graphene-Like Material That Could Revolutionize Lithium-Ion Batteries

      September 30, 2013

      Dr. Michel Barsoum, a professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a September 30 post on GreenOptimistic.com about his research to develop a better material for use in energy storage applications like lithium-ion batteries.

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    • One Dress. One Women. One World

      September 30, 2013

      Jeff Salvage, an associate teaching professor in the College of Computing & Informatics, was interviewed on WXTF-TV (FOX-29) “News at 10” in a story about he and his wife traveling around the world to take pictures of her in her wedding dress in exotic locations.

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    • Health care exchanges open for business

      September 30, 2013

      Dr. Robert Field, 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 on September 30 about the roll opening of the health insurance exchanges today. He also was quoted in a Los Angeles Times article on October 1 about opposition to the Affordable Care Act.

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    • Strap On Your Computer, Wearable Tech Taking Off

      September 30, 2013

      Genevieve Dion, an assistant professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was quoted in a September 30 Associated Press story about advancements in wearable technology. The story was picked up by a number of news websites nationwide, including NPR.org

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    • Former school buildings a hard sell?

      September 30, 2013

      Drexel was mentioned in a September 30 Philadelphia Daily News feature for its interest in the University City High School site.

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    • Q&A: Surgeries

      September 29, 2013

      Drexel’s health Q&A series with The Philadelphia Inquirer and Philly.com was published September 29.  Drexel participants included Dr. Andres Castellanos, assistant professor and chief of the Division of Batriatic Surgery at the College of Medicine; Dr. David Stein, chief of the Division of Colorectal Surgery at the College of Medicine; Dr. Juan Lucas Poggio, director of robotic colon and rectal surgery at Drexel Medicine; Dr. Glenn Laub, chairman of the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the College of Medicine; and Dr. D. Scott Lind, chairman of the Department of Surgery at Drexel College of Medicine.

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    • Twitter: The new face of crime

      September 29, 2013

      Dr. Rob D’Ovidio, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a USA Today article on September 29 about criminals using Twitter.

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    • SpaceX launches upgraded Falcon 9 rocket

      September 29, 2013

      Drexel was mentioned in a September 29 CBSNews.com article for sponsoring the SpaceX mission to launch the upgraded Falcon9 rocket.

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    • 331 'non-exclusive' Common Application member colleges look like geniuses

      September 29, 2013

      Drexel was mentioned in a September 29 Examiner.com article as one of the nation’s institutions who have not contractually agreed to use only the Common Application during the admissions process.

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    • Ruth Patrick

      September 29, 2013

      Dr. Ruth Patrick, a pioneering ecologist and scientist at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University for more than 4 decades, died at the age of 105 on September 23. Her death was covered in a September 29 KYW-AM (Radio) broadcast and a September 29 WHYY-FM segment.

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    • Museums offer free admission for Smithsonian Museum Day in Philadelphia

      September 28, 2013

      The Academy of Natural Sciences at Drexel University was mentioned in a September 28 Philly.com article about museums participating in Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day Live.

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    • Salem Community College applies for nursing program re-accreditation

      September 28, 2013

      Drexel was mentioned in a September 28 South Jersey Times article as a popular place for Salem Community College nursing students to earn their BSN.

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    • Here comes the bride… in 19 countries!

      September 27, 2013

      Jeff Salvage, an associate teaching professor in the College of Computing & Informatics, was featured in a September 26 HLN “Showbiz Tonight” segment about he and his wife traveling the world to take pictures of her wearing her wedding dress.

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    • Did God Get Things Terribly Wrong?

      September 27, 2013

      Dr. Marilyn (M.G.) Piety, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, authored a September 27 Counter Punch review of philosopher Alvin Plantinga’s latest novel about atheism.

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    • Health-Exchange Prognosis: Unclear Why It's So Difficult to Estimate the Potential Success of Obamacare

      September 27, 2013

      Dr. Robert Field, a professor in the Earle Mack School of Law and School of Public Health, was quoted in a Wall Street Journal print article on September 27 about the Affordable Care Act’s new health insurance exchanges opening on October 1 and a September 27 Wall Street Journal blog post about how people will react to the changes. A September 29 Philadelphia Inquirer article also quoted Field on how undocumented residents will be affected.

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    • Drexel U. Eager To Negotiate Purchase of Closed High School Site

      September 26, 2013

      Drexel was mentioned in a September 26 KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) article about the University’s interest in the University City High School site.

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    • Bit of a windfall for Pa. universities

      September 26, 2013

      Drexel was mentioned in a September 26 Philly.com article for receiving $3,000 through the state’s unclaimed property program.

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    • 'Rebels' fly Confederate flags up north, but what's their cause?

      September 26, 2013

      Dr. Mary Ebeling, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was mentioned in a September 26 MSN.com article about the reemergence of the Confederate flag in northern states.

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    • Pollution and light dance on the side of the Wilma Theater

      September 26, 2013

      Dr. Youngmoo Kim, an associate professor in the College of Engineering and director of the ExCITe Center, was quoted in a September 26 Newsworks article for participating on a panel discussion about the intersection of art and science at the Chemical Heritage Foundation.

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    • Twitter Launches New Alerts System

      September 26, 2013

      Dr. Rob D’Ovidio, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on KYW-TV (CBS-3) on September 26 about Twitter’s new alert system.

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    • Changing Attitudes Toward Driving and the Automobile

      September 26, 2013

      Dr. Mimi Sheller, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and director of the Center for Mobilities Research and Policy, was interviewed on WHYY’s “Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane” on September 26 about changing attitudes towards cars and driving.

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    • TableTalk

      September 26, 2013

      The opening of Joe’s Coffee in Chestnut Square was mentioned in a September 26 Philly.com restaurant column.

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    • Drexel University warns of phone thefts on campus

      September 26, 2013

      Drexel was mentioned in a September 26 6abc.com and broadcasts on WXTF-TV (FOX-29)’s “Good Day” and WPVI-TV (6-abc) for issuing warnings about a string of cell phone robberies in University City.

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    • Shale industry foresees benefits for region

      September 26, 2013

      President John Fry was quoted in a September 26 Philadelphia Inquirer article for speaking at Shale Insight 2013. His involvement with the two-day conference was also mentioned in articles in Pittsburgh Business Journal, Scranton Times-Tribune, and The Philly Post.

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    • A debate on raising funds from city's universities and nonprofits

      September 26, 2013

      Drexel was mentioned in a September 26 Philadelphia Inquirer about local universities and nonprofits making payments to the city, known as Payment in Lieu of Taxes or PILOTs.

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    • Campus View: Rethinking higher ed reform through co-ops

      September 26, 2013

      Drexel was mentioned in a USA TODAY story on September 26 about the value of cooperative education.

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    • 2013-2014 PayScale College Salary Report

      September 26, 2013

      Drexel placed 141 out of 1,000 universities whose graduates who earned the highest salaries in a September 26 PayScale.com report. “The Philly Post,” Philly Mag’s blog, also reported on Drexel’s ranking compared to area universities in a September 25 post.

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    • Racy Photo

      September 25, 2013

      Dr. Rob D’Ovidio, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on KYW-TV (CBS-3) about state laws preventing people from uploading racy photos of others online. The reporter also spoke with Drexel students on campus about the problem.

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    • Drexel Issues Warning About String Of Cell Phone Robberies

      September 25, 2013

      Drexel was mentioned in a September 25 CBSPhilly.com article and a September 25 KYW-AM (Radio) for issuing warnings about a string of cell phone robberies in University City.

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    • The sleep obsession: What new parents do to get more zzz's for baby...and themselves

      September 25, 2013

      Research by Dr. Bobbie Poismontier, an assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was referenced in a September 25 Today.com article about how new parents and newborns can get more sleep.

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    • Drexel eyes purchase of University City High School

      September 25, 2013

      Lucy Kerman, Drexel’s Vice Provost of University and Community Partnerships, was quoted in a September 25 PlanPhilly article later published on Philly.com about Drexel’s involvement to local schools near its University City campus.

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    • Get Free Admission To More Than 15 Philadelphia-Area Museums For Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day

      September 25, 2013

      The Academy of Natural Sciences was mentioned in a September 25 Uwishunu roundup of Philadelphia-area museums offering free admission for Smithsonian Magazine’s “Museum Day” on September 28.

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    • Past Weight Loss an Overlooked Factor in Disordered Eating

      September 24, 2013

      Dr. Michael Lowe, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a September 24 ScienceDaily article about the influence of past weight loss on eating disorders.

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    • Drexel University to Participate in National Robotics Challenge

      September 24, 2013

      Dr. Paul Oh, a professor in the College of Engineering and head of Drexel’s Autonomous Systems Laboratory, and Rob Ellenberg, a graduate student in the College of Engineering, were mentioned in a September 24 Geekadelphia blog post about Drexel’s participation in the DARPA Robotics Challenge.

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    • UNITED THEY STAND

      September 24, 2013

      Dr. Ellen Staurowksy, a professor in the Goodwin College of Professional Studies, was quoted in a Sports on Earth story on September 24 about George Tech football players protesting the NCAA.

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    • Joe Coffee University City to Serve Talula’s Goods

      September 24, 2013

      Chestnut Square restaurants Joe Coffee and Shake Shack were mentioned in a September 24 Zagat.com article for new openings on Drexel’s campus.

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    • Expert Explains how to Discipline Young Kids

      September 24, 2013

      Dr. Argie Allen, director of clinical training for couple and family therapy in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was interviewed on WTXF-TV (FOX-29) on September 24 about disciplining children for bad behavior.

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    • Engineering Bigotry?

      September 24, 2013

      Dr. Amy Slaton, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in an Inside Higher Ed story about an anti-gay letter that ran in Prism, the magazine of the American Society for Engineering Education.

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    • Is 'INF1DL' OK for a vanity plate?

      September 23, 2013

      Daniel Cevallos, an adjunct professor in the Earle Mack School of Law, authored a September 23 CNN article about state laws banning offensive vanity plates.

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    • Some uninsured Pennsylvanians won’t see benefits from health law

      September 23, 2013

      Dr. Robert Field, a professor in the Earle Mack School of Law and School of Public Health, was quoted in a September 23 MedCityNews.com article about whether uninsured Americans will receive benefits under the health care reform law.

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    • Ruth Patrick, a Pioneer in Science and Pollution Control Efforts, Is Dead at 105

      September 23, 2013

      Dr. Ruth Patrick, a pioneering ecologist and scientist at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University for more than 4 decades, died at the age of 105 on September 23. Obituaries ran in the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Associated Press, Philadelphia Inquirer and other outlets.

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    • My Life is Now

      September 23, 2013

      The MDA/ALS Center of Hope in the College of Medicine was mentioned in a September 23 Philadelphia Inquirer article written by Paula Barvin, a patient at the center.

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    • Philadelphia's culture boom strains under the costs of upkeep

      September 22, 2013

      Drexel’s affiliation with The Academy of Natural Sciences was mentioned in a September 22 Philadelphia Inquirer article on sustaining the arts in Philadelphia.

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    • Haddonfield celebrates 300 years of history

      September 22, 2013

      The Academy of Natural Sciences was mentioned in a September 22 Philadelphia Inquirer article for housing the world’s first mounted dinosaur skeleton.

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    • To produce better results, PHA changes its ways

      September 22, 2013

      Drexel was mentioned in a September 22 Philadelphia Inquirer opinion piece authored by Kelvin A. Jeremiah, the president and CEO of the Philadelphia Housing Authority, on how the PHA is working with local institutions.

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    • Camden exhibit looks at hunger firsthand

      September 21, 2013

      The “Witnesses to Hunger” program of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities in the School of Public Health was featured in a Courier-Post story on September 21 for its Camden photo exhibit. Molly Knowles, a research coordinator for the Center, was quoted.

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    • Let 'student-athletes' climb aboard the money train

      September 21, 2013

      Dr. Ellen Staurowsky, a professor in the Goodwin College of Professional Studies, was quoted throughout a Newsday story on September 21 about paying college athletes. Her research with the NCPA was also mentioned in a Salon.com article on September 21.

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    • Association of Food Journalists’ Writing Competition Announces Winners

      September 20, 2013

      Jason Wilson, director of the Center for Cultural Outreach in the Pennoni Honors College, and Shelby Vittek, a student in the Goodwin College, were mentioned in a Grub Street New York post on September 20 for winning Association of Food Journalist Awards.

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    • College-educated workers are taking jobs that don't require degrees

      September 20, 2013

      Dr. Paul Harrington, a professor in the School of Education and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was quoted in the Los Angeles Times on September 20 in a story on mal-employment among college graduates. He was also quoted in a Providence Journal story on Rhode Island’s unemployment rate.

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    • CREATIVITY IS REALLY JUST PERSISTENCE, AND SCIENCE CAN PROVE IT

      September 20, 2013

      Research on creative insight by Dr. John Kounios, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was mentioned in a FastCompany article on September 20.

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    • Real keepers: Saving pieces of Pa.'s past

      September 20, 2013

      Dr. Ted Daeschler, a vice president and associate curator at the Academy of Natural Sciences and associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer article on September 20 about a new crowdfunding campaign to preserve Pennsylvania’s top 10 endangered artifacts, one of which is a pair of butterfly specimens held at the Academy. The Philadelphia Metro also featured the campaign.

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    • Chesco housing agency goes smoke-free

      September 20, 2013

      Dr. Ann Klassen, a professor and chair of the department of Community Health and Prevention and associate dean for research in the School of Public Health, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer article on September 20 about Chester County’s new smoke-free policy for public housing residences.

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    • 'All you can do is pray': What poverty in America really looks like

      September 20, 2013

      The “Witnesses to Hunger” program of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities in the School of Public Health, was the focus of an article on NBCNews.com on September 20, highlighting this week’s exhibit of photos from women in Camden shining a light on the experience of poverty and hunger.

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    • Academy of Natural Sciences

      September 20, 2013

      The Academy of Natural Sciences was mentioned in September 20 WPVI-TV (6-abc) and WPHL-TV (Phl-17) story for opening the museum after hours for children.

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    • Drexel’s business incubator moving to this new $92M building

      September 20, 2013

      The Baiada Institute and its executive director Mark Loschiavo were mentioned in a September 20 Technically Philly article about the business incubator’s new location.

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    • Designer Molecule Causes AIDS Virus to Destroy Itself

      September 20, 2013

      Dr. Cameron Abrams, a professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a September 20 Voice of America story about his research to create a molecule that can trick HIV into rendering itself inert. Related stories also appeared on Gizmodo, The Times of India, International Business Times and Science Daily.

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    • Weekend Picks

      September 20, 2013

      The Academy of Natural Sciences’ “Serpentine” exhibit was included in a September 20 Uwishunu roundup of weekend activities.

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    • iPhone 5s gold rush begins, as crowds line up for new phone

      September 20, 2013

      Iryna Hrubiy, an undergraduate student, was quoted in a September 20 MacWorld article about the new iPhones.

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    • Molecule tricks HIV into destroying itself

      September 19, 2013

      A research team co-led by Dr. Cameron Abrams, a professor in the College of Engineering, and Dr. Irwin Chaiken, a professor in the College of Medicine, that created a microbicide to trick HIV viruses into “popping” itself into oblivion was featured in a September 19 ScienceBlog.com article.

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    • Say Yes to Education

      September 19, 2013

      Drexel was mentioned in a WTAE-TV ABC-4 (Pittsburgh) segment for its participation in the Say Yes to Education program.

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    • The iTunes of Higher Education

      September 19, 2013

      Drexel was mentioned for offering an online certificate in creativity and innovation in a Slate article on September 19 about the increasing number of online certificate programs and their role in traditional higher education.

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    • Poverty dips in city, but need for food stamps rises

      September 19, 2013

      Dr. Mariana Chilton, an associate professor and director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities in the School of Public Health, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer article on September 19 about regional and national trends in poverty and eligibility for food stamps. A separate Philadelphia Inquirer article also featured the Center’s Witnesses to Hunger photo exhibit in Camden, N.J.

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    • Granite Countertops, Flat-Screen TVs, Fire Pits: The Surprising Story of How College Dorms Got Luxe

      September 18, 2013

      Drexel was mentioned in a September 18 The New Republic article about luxurious student dormitories.

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    • How to exercise with diabetes

      September 18, 2013

      Dr. David Berkson, an assistant professor in the College of Medicine, authored a September 18 philly.com post about exercising with diabetes.

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    • Young Adults With Autism Less Likely to Have Jobs, Live Independently

      September 18, 2013

      Dr. Paul Shattuck, an associate professor in the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute and School of Public Health, was quoted in a September 18 HealthDay article about young adults with autism who are less likely to have jobs. The story continued to be picked up in numerous outlets including Yahoo! Health, WomensHealth.gov and various ABC, FOX, CBS, NBC, and The CW affiliated websites.

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    • Jerry Sandusky lawyers ask for a retrial. Do they have grounds?

      September 18, 2013

      Richard Frankel, an associate professor in the Earle Mack School of Law, was quoted in a Christian Science Monitor article about Jerry Sandusky's request for a retrial on September 18.

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    • Move-In Day Traffic

      September 18, 2013

      Drexel’s move-in day was mentioned in September 18 KYW-TV (CBS-3) and The CW Philly traffic segments.

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    • Expert Advice

      September 17, 2013

      Dr. Jonathan Deutsch, professor and program director of hospitality management, culinary arts and food science in Goodwin College, authored an advice column about tips, payroll, food costs and latte art for the September issue of Restaurant Business.

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    • The 50 Ugliest College Campuses

      September 17, 2013

      Drexel was included in a September 17 roundup of the ugliest college campuses on Complex.com. The university’s placement at number 6 was mentioned in Philly Mag and NJ.com stories.

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    • Lawmakers to push for ban on gay conversion therapy

      September 17, 2013

      Monique Walker, a doctoral candidate in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a September 18 Philadelphia Daily News story about Pennsylvania lawmakers pushing for a ban on gay conversion therapy. She was also quoted in a September 17 EDGE blog post and a September 17 Philebrity post about her experiences treating young people with the harms of conversion therapy practices.

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    • Colleges With the Highest Application Fees

      September 17, 2013

      Drexel’s free online application was included in a September 17 U.S. News & World Report story on college application fees.

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    • PA Law Schools

      September 17, 2013

      Central Pennsylvania Business Journal ranked the Earle Mack School of Law in a list of the top eight Pennsylvania law schools that appeared in the magazine’s September issue.

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    • The 20th Annual Phashion Phest presents “20 is the new black

      September 17, 2013

      Drexel was mentioned in a September 17 Examiner.com post for its participation in the 20th Annual Phasion Phest.

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    • Drexel Health Q&A Series

      September 16, 2013

      Professors and chairs from the College of Medicine participated in a September 16 philly.com “Drexel Health Q&A Series” piece. Participants were Dr. B. Brent Simmons, an associate professor; Dr. Steven Zinn, an associate professor; Dr. Daniel DeJoseph, an assistant professor; Dr. Carol Lippa, professor and interim chair in the department of neurology; and Dr. David Berkson, an assistant professor.

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    • Transitions: People in Academe

      September 16, 2013

      Susan C. Aldridge was mentioned in a September 16 Chronicle of Higher Education column for being appointed senior vice president for online learning at Drexel.

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    • Drs. Oz and Roizen: Don't wash the chicken!

      September 16, 2013

      The nationally syndicated Dr. Oz and Dr. Roizen column on September 16 mentioned the “Don’t Wash Your Chicken” campaign co-created by Dr. Jennifer Quinlan, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions.

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    • Drexel Rolls iSchool into New College of Computing and Informatics

      September 16, 2013

      David E. Fenske, dean of the College of Computing & Informatics, was quoted in a September 16 Library Journal story about the formation of the College.

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    • Where there's a will, there isn't always a way

      September 16, 2013

      Deborah S. Gordon, an assistant professor of law in the Earle Mack School of Law, was quoted in a September 16 AARP Blog post about the importance of drafting a will.

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    • Farm-to-Fork

      September 16, 2013

      Drexel University Sacramento was mentioned in a September 16 KXTV-Sacramento segment for hosting the Farm-to-Fork discussion on causes behind cuisine.

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    • NY Times Says Earth Has Unlimited Carrying Capacity, So Forget Climate Change and Party On, Homo Sapiens!

      September 16, 2013

      Dr. Robert Brulle, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a September 16 ThinkProcess.org post about media coverage on climate and overpopulation threats.

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    • City, nonprofit promoting "global profile" of the area

      September 15, 2013

      Heidi West, director of Drexel’s Office of International Programs, was quoted in a September 15 Philadelphia Inquirer story about GlobalPhilly 2013, a collection of public events created by the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant and Multicultural Affairs and the nonprofit Global Philadelphia Association.

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    • Forward, into the past!

      September 15, 2013

      The upcoming “Dinosaurs Unearthed” exhibit at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University was featured in a front-page Philadelphia Inquirer story about regional museums, on September 15. The exhibit was also included in a September 13 Uwishunu post about upcoming fall museum exhibitions.

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    • Parents forum on air hazards

      September 15, 2013

      Dr. Carla Campbell, an associate teaching professor in the School of Public Health, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer article on September 15 about air pollution and children’s health, in advance of her talk on the subject as part of a forum at the Academy of Natural Sciences on September 19.

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    • No tax form for Care Act subsidy

      September 15, 2013

      Dr. Robert Field, a professor in the School of Public Health and Earle Mack School of Law, authored a September 15 Philly.com blog post about the Affordable Care Act.

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    • CHOP Doctors Close to Finding Cure for Sickle-Cell

      September 14, 2013

      Elvelyna Beaubrun, an undergraduate student in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a September 14 NBCPhiladelphia.com article about the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s research efforts to find a cure for sickle-cell anemia.

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    • Cheers!

      September 13, 2013

      Dr. Stanley Ridgley, an assistant clinical professor in the LeBow College of Business, was referenced in a September Business Traveler magazine article for adapting to drinking customs in Russia.

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    • History, comedy and science connect at FringeArts

      September 13, 2013

      Dr. Michael Yudell, an associate professor in the School of Public Health, authored a philly.com “The Public’s Health” blog post September 13 about an upcoming FringeArts performance he will be part of, linking history, comedy and science.

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    • Pa. nurses pushing for greater role in evolving world of health care

      September 13, 2013

      Dr. Roberta Waite, an associate professor and assistant dean in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a WHYY-FM/Newsworks.org story on September 13 about the increased role of nurses and nurse practitioners that is anticipated as a result of the Affordable Care Act.

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    • Camden's Art Crawl is a must-see

      September 13, 2013

      The upcoming “Witnesses to Hunger” exhibit in Camden, developed by the Center for Hunger-Free Communities in the School of Public Health, was mentioned in a September 13 Courier Post article about the Camden Arts Crawl.

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    • Schools Experiment with MOOCs' Online Legality

      September 13, 2013

      The New York Law Journal spotlighted Karl Okamoto, a professor in the Earle Mack School of Law, in an article on September 13 about law schools experimenting with MOOCs.

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    • Weekend Picks

      September 13, 2013

      The Academy of Natural Sciences’ “Serpentine” exhibit was included in a September 13 Uwishunu roundup of weekend activities.

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    • Chicken or egg question cracked: Hampton Creek scientists create plant-based egg

      September 12, 2013

      Allyson Kramer, a student in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a FOXNews.com article about artificial, plant-based eggs on September 11.

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    • 3 College Application Essay Tips for International Students

      September 12, 2013

      Mai Linh Bui, a student in the College of Arts and Sciences, wrote an article for USNews.com on September 12 about application tips for international students.

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    • The pros and cons of having a booster back your team

      September 12, 2013

      Dr. Ellen Staurowsky, a professor in the Goodwin College of Professional Studies, was interviewed on American Public Media’s "Marketplace" on September 11 about boosters supporting college athletes. Her research with the NCPA on paying college athletes was also mentioned in a Washington Times opinion piece on September 12.

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    • Drexel University launches new college

      September 12, 2013

      President John Fry was quoted in a September 12 Metro feature about the new College of Computing and Informatics.

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    • Apple iPhone 5S Unlocks With Fingerprint in Place of Passcode

      September 11, 2013

      Dr. Moshe Kam, a professor in the College of Engineering and head of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, was quoted in a September 11 KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) story about Apple’s use of a fingerprint-activated biometric security system on its new iPhones.

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    • Get a B.A. without getting F.A.T.

      September 11, 2013

      Drexel’s Recreation Center was mentioned in a Philadelphia Daily News column on September 11 about staying healthy in college.

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    • Drexel launching new college

      September 11, 2013

      David E. Fenske, dean of Drexel’s iSchool, was mentioned in a September 11 Philadelphia Business Journal story about the University creating a new school, called the College of Computing & Informatics. Fenske will serve as the dean of the new college, which will combine the iSchool’s programs with the Computer Science Department, from the College of Engineering, and the Department of Computing and Security Technology, from the Goodwin College of Professional Studies. The story was also mentioned on WCAU-TV (NBC-10).

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    • Get a B.A. without getting F.A.T.

      September 11, 2013

      Drexel’s Recreation Center was mentioned in a Philadelphia Daily News column on September 11 about staying healthy in college.

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    • Drexel launching new college

      September 11, 2013

      David E. Fenske, dean of Drexel’s iSchool, was mentioned in a September 11 Philadelphia Business Journal story about the University creating a new school, called the College of Computing & Informatics. Fenske will serve as the dean of the new college, which will combine the iSchool’s programs with the Computer Science Department, from the College of Engineering, and the Department of Computing and Security Technology, from the Goodwin College of Professional Studies. The story was also mentioned on WCAU-TV (NBC-10).

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    • Tell a brown girl she's pretty, dreadlocks and all

      September 11, 2013

      Dr. Yaba Blay, an assistant teaching professor and co-director of the Africana Studies program in the College of Arts and Sciences, wrote an opinion piece for CNN.com on September 11 about a 7-year-old girl who was banned from school because of her hairstyle.

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    • Drexel School of public health gets new dean

      September 10, 2013

      The Philadelphia Business Journal featured the appointment of Dr. Ana Diez Roux as the next dean of the School of Public Health, in a story on September 10.

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    • Drexel School of public health gets new dean

      September 10, 2013

      The Philadelphia Business Journal featured the appointment of Dr. Ana Diez Roux as the next dean of the School of Public Health, in a story on September 10.

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    • UnitedHealth Recalls Digital Health Record Software

      September 10, 2013

      Dr. Scot Silverstein, an adjunct professor in the College of Computing and Informatics, was referenced in a September 10 Bloomberg article about UnitedHealth recalling digital health record software.

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    • U.S. News rankings: Where Pa. and N.J. colleges stand

      September 10, 2013

      Drexel was included in philly.com’s September 10 listing of all Pennsylvania and New Jersey universities who ranked in U.S. News & World Report’s annual best colleges list.

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    • The bug man of Eastern State Penitentiary

      September 10, 2013

      Greg Cowper, an entomologist at the Academy of Natural Sciences, was featured in a Philadelphia Inquirer article on September 10 about his work studying the insects found in the historic Eastern State Penitentiary and retracing the similar effort of a past prisoner.

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    • Drexel merges programs to create College of Computing and Informatics

      September 10, 2013

      Technically Philadelphia featured a story on September 10 about the new College of Computing and Informatics.

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    • Colleges' Role Shouldn't End at Graduation

      September 9, 2013

      Drexel was noted in a September 9 Chronicle of Higher Education commentary for being one of the few colleges that offers a cooperative-education program for students.

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    • 8 Ingenious Homework Help Sites

      September 9, 2013

      The Math Forum in the School of Education was featured in Real Simple magazine’s list of ingenious homework help websites on September 9.

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    • Weekend Picks

      September 9, 2013

      The Academy of Natural Sciences’ “Serpentine” exhibit was included in a September 9 Uwishunu roundup of First Friday events.

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    • Drexel adds new retail to Chestnut Square, will transform Stratton Hall terrace

      September 9, 2013

      Chestnut Square was mentioned in a September 9 Philadelphia Real Estate Blog post about new retail added to Drexel’s campus.

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    • Black Women Reach Out to Tiana Parker

      September 9, 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 Ebony magazine story and on TheRoot.com on September 9 about a 7-year-old girl who was banned from school because of her hairstyle.

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    • Is College Worth It?

      September 9, 2013

      Dr. Paul Harrington, a professor in the School of Education and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was interviewed on FOX-40 TV (Sacramento) on September 9 about whether or not college is worth the investment.

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    • Drexel Health Q&A Series

      September 8, 2013

      Professors and chairs from the College of Medicine participated in a September 8 philly.com “Drexel Health Q&A Series” piece. Participants were Dr. Katherine Sherif, chief and clinical director of the Drexel Center for Women’s Health and an associate professor in the College of Medicine; Dr. Paul Nyirjesy, director of the Drexel Vaginitis Center and professor in the College of Medicine; Dr. Christine Soutendijk, the assistant director of the Drexel Center for Women’s Health and an assistant professor in the College of Medicine; and Dr. Owen Montgomery, chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology in the College of Medicine.

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    • Leadership

      September 8, 2013

      Dr. Donna DeCarolis, the founding dean of the Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship, was interviewed in a September 8 WHYY-FM segment about entrepreneurship.

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    • Why we just can’t help finishing off a box of Pringles

      September 8, 2013

      Dr. Michael Lowe, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Telegraph (UK) article on September 8 about the desire to eat high-fat foods.

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    • Galleries: Settling in at Bridgette Mayer

      September 8, 2013

      The “Spatial Translations” exhibit in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design’s URBN Center Annex was spotlighted in the Philadelphia Inquirer on September 8.

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    • Who’s really paying your doctor?

      September 7, 2013

      Krystyna Dereszowska, a third-year law student in the Earle Mack School of Law, authored a September 7 philly.com article about the Open Payments program.

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    • Scholly Helps Students Find Their Ideal Scholarships On Their Smartphones

      September 6, 2013

      Tech Crunch featured a story on September 6 on Scholly app created by Christopher Gray, a student in the LeBow College of Business, and Nick Pirollo, a recent College of Engineering alumnus. The app helps ease the scholarship search process.

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    • Top picks for family fun in NW Philly and Center City this weekend

      September 6, 2013

      The Academy of Natural Sciences’ “Glow: Living Lights” was included in a September 6 WHYY-FM/Newsworks.org list of top picks for family fun.

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    • Franklin & Marshall recognizes former president John A. Fry's contributions

      September 6, 2013

      The dedication of the “John A. Fry College House Green” at Franklin & Marshall College in recognition of President Fry’s contributions to F&M while he served as its president was featured in a Philadelphia Inquirer blog post on September 6.

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    • College programs can help firms build for the future

      September 6, 2013

      Former Drexel-Sacramento student Larry Mandelberg wrote a September 6 Sacramento Business Journal article that referenced Dr. Sandra Kirschenmann, associate vice provost and executive director of Drexel Sacramento, and Drexel’s co-op program.

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    • The Gluten-Free Grain You Haven't Tried

      September 6, 2013

      Nyree Dardarian, an instructor in Nutrition Sciences in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Prevention Magazine article in the September 2013 issue about cooking with the grain amaranth.

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    • Is College Worth the Investment?

      September 6, 2013

      Dr. Paul Harrington, a professor in the School of Education and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was interviewed on KFBK-AM (Sacramento) on September 6 about whether college is worth the investment.

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    • Drexel University Holds Annual "White Coat" Ceremony

      September 6, 2013

      On September 6, WTXF-TV (FOX-29) featured the White Coat Ceremony for students in the Physician Assistant program in the College of Nursing and Health Professions. Dr. Gloria Donnelly, dean of the College, was featured giving remarks.

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    • Beware of the College Red Carpet

      September 6, 2013

      Drexel was mentioned in a September 6 College Solution article for sending out VIP or priority applications.

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    • Laser Spectroscopy Helping to Measure Progress in Nanotech Design

      September 6, 2013

      Dr. Jonathan Spanier, an associate professor in the College of Engineering, and Guannan Chen, a graduate student in Drexel’s Materials Science and Engineering department, were quoted in a September 6 Lab Manager Magazine article about their research on laser spectroscopy.

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    • College programs can help firms build for the future

      September 6, 2013

      An op-ed piece written by Dr. Sandra Kirschenmann, associate vice provost and executive director of Drexel Sacramento, was referenced in a September 6 Sacramento Business Journal article about college programs that help provide for students’ futures.

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    • Philadelphia Region's Top Alumni Associations List

      September 6, 2013

      Drexel Alumni Association was ranked the second-highest alumni association for Pennsylvania universities in a September 6 Philadelphia Business Journal feature.

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    • 'Planet of the Grapes': Wine on your tablet

      September 5, 2013

      A new e-book on wine written by Jason Wilson, director of the Center for Cultural Outreach in the Pennoni Honors College, was reviewed in a September 5 Philly.com story. The e-book was produced by Table Matters, an online food magazine put out by the Center, and Drexel University.

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    • Cyber Criminals Target Parents in Back-to-School Scam

      September 5, 2013

      Dr. Rob D’Ovidio, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on WCAU-TV (NBC-10) on September 5 for a story on a phishing scheme that targets parents of school children.

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    • Please stop defending the word 'like.' It, like, still has no place

      September 5, 2013

      Dr. Paula Marantz Cohen, a distinguished professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Globe and Mail article on September 5 about using the word “like.”

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    • Google To Make Case That Gmail Practices Do Not Violate Privacy Laws

      September 5, 2013

      Dr. Rachel Greenstadt, an assistant professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in an ABCNews.com story on September 5 about Google’s contention that its practice of scanning all emails sent to Gmail users from non-Gmail accounts does not violate federal privacy laws.

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    • ConsumerWatch: Campaign Warns Against Rinsing Uncooked Chicken

      September 5, 2013

      On September 5, numerous outlets including ABC, CBS and FOX TV affiliates, FOX News Radio and Chicago Tribune video covered the “Don’t Wash Your Chicken” campaign developed by Dr. Jennifer Quinlan, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, with colleagues.

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    • In defeat for Nutter, 9/11 memorial rejected

      September 5, 2013

      Dr. Mark Brack, an associate professor in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer article on September 5 about a 9-11 memorial planned for Franklin Square that was voted down.

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    • New Ad Campaign Targets Childhood Hunger

      September 5, 2013

      Dr. Mariana Chilton, an associate professor and director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities in the School of Public Health, was quoted in a New York Times article on September 5 about a new ad campaign intended to address childhood hunger.

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    • Corey Feldman slammed for calling criticism of lingerie birthday party 'bullying'

      September 5, 2013

      Dr. Chuck Williams, associate teaching professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and School of Education, was quoted in a September 4 FOXNews.com story criticizing actor Corey Feldman for calling criticism of his lingerie birthday party “bullying.” Williams was later mentioned in a September 4 VICE article written by the journalist who Feldman is accusing of bullying.

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    • Delaware Valley Friends take up SeaPerch challenge

      September 5, 2013

      Drexel was mentioned in a September 5 Daily Local News story for hosting the annual Greater Philadelphia SeaPerch Challenge last year.

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    • Franklin Institute's longtime leader to step down Read more at http://www.philly.com/philly/news/local/20130905_Franklin_Institute_s_longtime_leader_to_step_down.html#5E1dk6KAK2ALBtMl.99

      September 5, 2013

      The departure of Dr. Dennis Wint, president and CEO of The Franklin Institute, and his appointment on the faculty of the new museum leadership graduate degree program in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design was featured in the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Philadelphia Daily News, the Philadelphia Business Journal, the Philadelphia Metro, KYW-TV (CBS-3) and WHYY/Newsworks.org on September 5.

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    • TIME Cover Story: It's Time to Pay College Athletes

      September 5, 2013

      Research by Dr. Ellen Staurowsky, a professor in the Goodwin College of Professional Studies, and Drexel’s department of Sport Management with the National College Players Association was referenced in a TIME magazine cover story on September 6 about whether or not college athletes should be paid. The research also was mentioned in a Time.com blog post about the piece on September 5.

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    • Do Employers Value Online Learning?

      September 5, 2013

      An infographic on the benefit of online degrees created by Drexel University Online was featured in a September 5 EdTech post.

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    • Franklin Institute CEO Dennis Wint to resign

      September 4, 2013

      The departure of Dr. Dennis Wint, president and CEO of The Franklin Institute, and his appointment to the faculty of the new museum leadership graduate degree program in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design was spotlighted on WPVI-TV (6-abc) and on Philadelphia Magazine’s website.

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    • Many Americans Still Struggling to Feed Their Families

      September 4, 2013

      Dr. Mariana Chilton, an associate professor and director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities in the School of Public Health, authored a guest blog post about child hunger and USDA data on food insecurity, that was published on BillMoyers.com on September 4.

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    • What worries Obamacare opponents?

      September 4, 2013

      Dr. Robert Field, a professor in the School of Public Health and Earle Mack School of Law, was quoted in a WHYY/Newsworks.org story on September 4 about Obamacare opponents.

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    • Former UMUC Chief Chosen to Lead Drexel Online

      September 4, 2013

      Inside Higher Ed featured the appointment of Dr. Susan C. Aldridge on September 4 as senior vice president for online learning (Drexel Online).

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    • You may not have to wash that chicken after all

      September 4, 2013

      On September 4, NBC Nightly News featured the “Don’t Wash Your Chicken” campaign developed based on research in the College of Nursing and Health Professions. Dr. Jennifer Quinlan, an associate professor in the College who helped develop the campaign, was quoted in a related story on NBCNews.com. NBC’s The TODAY Show and numerous NBC News affiliates around the country featured the story on September 5, as did several ABC, CBS and FOX News affiliate stations. “New Day” on CNN also discussed the story.

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    • Keep Sales Simple

      September 4, 2013

      Dr. Rajneesh Suri, an associate professor in the LeBow College of Business, was featured in the September issue of Harvard Business Review for his experiment on consumer math anxiety.


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    • Shutter to Think

      September 4, 2013

      Dr. Mariana Chilton, an associate professor and director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities in the School of Public Health, was quoted and featured in the September issue of SJ Magazine in an article about the “Witnesses to Hunger” program she founded debuting in Camden, N.J.

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    • Battle heats up among Chinatown bubble tea shops

      September 3, 2013

      Christine Ng, a graduate student in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a September 3 Philadelphia Inquirer article about drinking bubble tea while reviewing her nursing studies.

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    • Drexel Players' PARTS: A SPEED-THROUGH Set for Philadelphia Fringe Festival, Begin. 9/6

      September 3, 2013

      The Drexel Players, a student-run organization in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, were mentioned on BroadwayWorld.com on September 3.

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    • The Great Chicken Debate: To Wash or Not?

      September 3, 2013

      Dr. Jennifer Quinlan, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in an AARP Blog post on September 3 about the “Don’t Wash Your Chicken” food safety campaign.

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    • The Great Chicken Debate: To Wash or Not?

      September 3, 2013

      Dr. Jennifer Quinlan, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in an AARP Blog post on September 3 about the “Don’t Wash Your Chicken” food safety campaign

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    • People in the News

      September 2, 2013

      Dr. Danielle Rice was listed in the Philadelphia Inquirer’s “People in the News” section on September 2 for her new appointment as executive director of the museum leadership graduate degree program in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design.

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    • Could 'connected vehicle technology' have prevented this South Jersey school bus crash?

      September 2, 2013

      Dr. Dario Salvucci, a professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a September 2 WHYY/Newsworks.org story about connected vehicle technology.

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    • DARPA Robotics Challenge

      September 2, 2013

      Dr. Daniel Lofaro, a post-doctoral researcher in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a Sept. 2 KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) story about Drexel’s participation in the DARPA Robotics Challenge.

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    • Expert: Tattoos, weight gain may be killing suspect Konias' way to look tough

      September 2, 2013

      Dr. David DeMatteo, associate professor and director of J.D./Ph.D. program in the Earle Mack School of Law and the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Pittsburgh Tribune-Review story on September 2 about the behavior of alleged murder Kenneth Konias.

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