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August

    • Kennedy hospital shooting may pose long-term trauma for nurses and doctors

      August 31, 2014

      Sandra Bloom, MD, an associate professor in the School of Public Health, was quoted in a Courier-Post story on Aug. 31 about the effects of trauma on health care workers affected by shootings in the hospital.

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    • Loyalty, love and labor come together to save Market Basket

      August 31, 2014

      Daniel Korschun, PhD, an assistant professor in the LeBow College of Business, was quoted in the Eagle-Tribune on Aug. 31 about Market Basket employees winning their case to bring back ousted CEO Arthur T. Demo

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    • Military installation serves as unlikely habitat for snakes

      August 31, 2014

      Walter Bien, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, and graduate students in his lab, Dane Ward and Marilyn Sobel, were featured in a Press of Atlantic City article on Sept. 1 about their environmental science research at the Warren Grove Range of the New Jersey Air National Guard. The story was syndicated nationally by the Associated Press and ran in outlets including the Washington Times, SFGate.com and Seattle Post-Intelligencer.

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    • Fringe 2014: A little angst among the ambition

      August 29, 2014

      An upcoming performance by Leah Stein Dance Company in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design’s Leonard Pearlstein Gallery was spotlighted in The Philadelphia Inquirer on Aug. 29 as part of a piece on the Fringe Festival.

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    • How to $urvive college

      August 29, 2014

      Drexel was mentioned in a Philadelphia Business Journal story on Aug. 29 about community colleges increasingly acting as a pathway to a baccalaureate degree from a four-year institution.

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    • Why parts of West Philly not getting the boost from attracting artists

      August 29, 2014

      A new study on arts organizations in Mantua, Powelton Village and West Powelton, conducted by a team of faculty and students in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was featured on WHYY/Newsworks.org on Aug. 29. Andrew Zitcer, assistant teaching professor in the arts administration program, was quoted.

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    • Measles, Mumps and Meningitis

      August 28, 2014

      Drexel was mentioned in an Aug. 28 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) segment about students contracting deadly diseases at school.

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    • Study: Overweight Boys More Likely to be Bullied

      August 28, 2014

      Chuck Williams, PhD, an associate teaching professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and School of Education, was interviewed on FOX News on Aug. 27 about a new study claiming that overweight boys are more likely to bully and be bullied. 

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    • Market Basket employees fought for weeks to bring back their former chief. They won.

      August 28, 2014

      Daniel Korschun, PhD, an assistant professor at the LeBow College of Business, was quoted in a story on the Washington Post’s “On Leadership” blog on Aug. 28 about Market Basket employees winning their case to bring back ousted CEO Arthur T. Demoulas. He also was quoted in a Boston Globe article on this topic on Aug. 28.

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    • Fundamental right to disrupt

      August 28, 2014

      Tabatha Abu El-Haj, JD, PhD, an associate professor in the School of Law, wrote an opinion piece for The Philadelphia Inquirer on Aug. 28 about the value of outdoor assemblies, in light of the protests in Ferguson, Missouri.

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    • KYW Newsradio Proudly Sponsors…Phashion Phest

      August 27, 2014

      Drexel was mentioned in an Aug. 27 CBSlocal.com post as one of the local universities whose fashion design students will present their work at Phashion Phest.

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    • Harris Steinberg to Leave Penn for Drexel

      August 26, 2014

      On August 26, PhillyMag.com announced that Harris Steinberg, currently executive director of the University of Pennsylvania’s Penn Praxis design-based community outreach program, will become executive director of Drexel’s Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation. He will also have a faculty appointment in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts and Design. 

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    • Drexel Food Lab Concocts Recipes to Prevent Waste at Local Homeless Shelter, Supermarket & More

      August 26, 2014

      The Drexel Food Lab in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management was featured in the University City Review on August 26. Jonathan Deutsch, PhD, director of the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, was quoted.

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    • New audio in Michael Brown case: How important in whirl of narratives?

      August 26, 2014

      George Ciccariello-Maher, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Christian Science Monitor story on August 26 about new audio of the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. The story was picked up by Yahoo! News.

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    • Following Ferguson: Race and Police

      August 26, 2014

      Donald Tibbs, JD, PhD, an associate professor in the School of Law, was interviewed on KTXL-TV FOX-40 (Sacramento) on August 26 about the grand jury hearing evidence in the case of the shooting of Michael Brown by police officer Darren Wilson.

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    • New report finds small but growing arts community in battered Mantua

      August 26, 2014

      A new study on arts organizations in Mantua, Powelton Village and West Powelton, conducted by a team of faculty and students in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was featured in the Philadelphia Inquirer on Aug. 26. Julie Hawkins, assistant professor and program director of arts administration, and Andrew Zitcer, assistant teaching professor in the arts administration program, were quoted. The study was also spotlighted on PhillyMag.com.

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    • The 10 Most Polite Colleges, According To GrubHub's 2014 Ranking

      August 26, 2014

      Drexel was ranked 10th in the Huffington Post’s Aug. 19 list of the ten most polite colleges, according to online takeout service Grubhub. The story was mentioned in an Aug. 20 PhillyMag.com post as well.

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    • Xfinity On Campus attempts to win over students

      August 25, 2014

      Drexel was mentioned in an Aug. 25 USA Today article for being one of the first universities to partner with Comcast’s “Xfinity on Campus” program that will allow students to access on-demand and live TV on tablets, laptops and smartphones. Seth Brown, a junior finance major, was quoted.

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    • PhillyDeals: Colleges cut Comcast deal for TV through cloud

      August 25, 2014

      John Bielec, PhD, Drexel’s vice president for information resources and technology and CIO, and Elizabeth Gilligan, an undergraduate in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, were quoted in an Aug. 25 Philadelphia Inquirer column about Drexel’s partnership with Comcast Corp.’s “Xfinity on Campus” service.

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    • University researchers to identify education issues

      August 24, 2014

      Drexel was mentioned in an Aug. 24 Philadelphia Tribune article as part of a newly formed group that includes researchers from local universities who will identify the city’s most pressing issues in public education.

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    • Does Pa. have an expanded Medicaid program under the ACA?

      August 24, 2014

      Robert Field, JD, PhD, a professor in the School of Law and School of Public Health, authored an Aug. 24 Philly.com post about Pennsylvania not expanding its Medicaid program under the Affordable Care Act.

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    • Dialysis at home makes inroads

      August 24, 2014

      Ellie Kelepouris, MD, professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in an Aug. 24 Philadelphia Inquirer story about patients receiving dialysis at home.

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    • Cultural-community ties lacking in W. Phila.

      August 24, 2014

      A new study on arts organizations in Mantua, Powelton Village and West Powelton, conducted by a team of faculty and students in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was featured on the cover of the Sunday edition of the Philadelphia Tribune on August 24. Julie Hawkins, assistant professor and program director of arts administration, and Neville Vakharia, assistant professor and research director of arts administration, were quoted. The study was also covered by KYW Newsradio, which quoted Andrew Zitcer, assistant teaching professor in the arts administration program, and CBSLocal.com

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    • Married Drexel profs have technology to detect a nasty germ

      August 24, 2014

      Wan Shih, PhD, an associate professor in the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, and Wei-Heng Shih, PhD, a professor in the College of Engineering, were featured in an Aug. 24 Philadelphia Daily News story about their piezoelectric plate sensor research and the start-up they founded to help make it a commercially viable product.

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    • Half of the Audience Playing Video Games are Female

      August 24, 2014

      Frank Lee, PhD, an associate professor in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and director of the Entrepreneurial Game Studio, was interviewed in an Aug. 24 KYW-Newsradio (1060-AM) story about the increasing popularity of video games among women.

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    • Ferguson: Criminal Justice Perspective

      August 23, 2014

      Donald Tibbs, JD, PhD, an associate professor in the School of Law was interviewed on EBRU-TV’s “Fresh Outlook” on Aug. 23 about the protests in Ferguson, Missouri.

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    • Ferguson, Journalists Overseas and Ebola

      August 23, 2014

      William Rosenberg, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on EBRU-TV’s “Fresh Outlook” on Aug. 23 about various topics including the shooting, politics, and optics in Ferguson, Missouri, the Ebola patient situation, the killing of journalists internationally and political corruption.

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    • Big freshmen classes mean cramped quarters

      August 23, 2014

      Drexel was mentioned in an Aug. 23 Philadelphia Inquirer story about how area universities are preparing for large freshman classes.

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    • Comcast's latest location: on campus

      August 22, 2014

      Drexel was mentioned in an Aug. 22 CNN Money article for being one of the first universities to partner with Comcast’s “Xfinity on Campus” program that will allow students to access on-demand and live TV on tablets, laptops and smartphones. The story also appeared in outlets including The VergePhilly.comPhiladelphia Business Journal and the Star-Ledger.

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    • Pa. unemployment ticks up a bit, still down over past year

      August 21, 2014

      Neeta Fogg, PhD, a research professor in the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was quoted in a WHYY/Newsworks.org article on August 21 about Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate.

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    • Ben Franklin’s Treatise on Wind

      August 21, 2014

      Michael Yudell, PhD, an associate professor in the School of Public Health, authored an Aug. 21 Philadelphia Inquirer article about Ben Franklin’s satiric proposal on the science of digestion.

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    • Grubhub: Philly college students are polite

      August 21, 2014

      Drexel was mentioned in an Aug. 21 Metro article and in an Aug. 22 NBCPhiladelphia.com article as one of the 10 most polite colleges, according to online takeout service Grubhub. Drexel’s placement in the top ten lists for caffeinated and early-rising students was also mentioned in an Aug. 21 The Daily Meal post.

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    • Drexel’s wearable-tech lab is making ‘a radio out of fabric’ for pregnant women

      August 21, 2014

      Genevieve Dion, an assistant professor in Westphal College and director of the Shima Seiki Haute Technology Lab, was mentioned in an Aug. 21 Technical.ly Philly post about her lab’s collaborative efforts to create a smart fabric belly band for fetal monitoring.

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    • Sunday Science: Cookie Science

      August 21, 2014

      Jacob Lahne, PhD, an assistant professor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, was interviewed on WCAX-TV (Burlington, Vermont) on Aug. 21 about the science behind baking chocolate chip cookies.

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    • 20 Easy Predictions for the Coming Year

      August 20, 2014

      Drexel’s campus expansion was mentioned in an Aug. 20 PhillyMag.com post about the future of Philadelphia.

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    • This Startup Could Turn Your iPhone Into a Tiny Disease-Detecting Lab

      August 20, 2014

      Drexel was mentioned in an Aug. 20 Wired post for practicing clinical trials on Biomeme, a piece of iPhone hardware that tests people for diseases and runs other biological diagnostics.

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    • The Skill Successful Workplace Teams Need

      August 20, 2014

      Research by Christian Resick, PhD, an associate professor in the LeBow College of Business, on cross-functional teams was referenced in an Aug. 20 Business News Daily article.

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    • Tense Standoff

      August 20, 2014

      Chuck Williams, PhD, an associate teaching professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and School of Education, was interviewed on FOX News’ “FOX & Friends” on Aug. 20 regarding the riots in Ferguson, Missouri.

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    • Walking, biking and taking public transportation tied to lower weight

      August 20, 2014

      Amy Auchincloss, PhD, an assistant professor in the School of Public Health, was quoted in a Reuters story about a study showing that commuting by walking, biking or public transit is associated with lower weight. It was syndicated to numerous national outlets including FOXNews.com.

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    • Drexel prepares for basketball trip to China

      August 20, 2014

      Men’s Basketball Head Coach Bruiser Flint and sophomore Rodney Williams were quoted in an Aug. 20 Philadelphia Inquirer story about the team’s upcoming exhibition trip to China. The team was also mentioned in an  an Aug. 19 Philadelphia magazine Foobooz blog post about Han Dynasty restaurateur Han Chiang meeting with the team to share some food and give them pointers on Chinese culture and customs in preparation for its upcoming trip to China.

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    • “Start Talking Science” this Thursday!

      August 19, 2014

      Christina Love, PhD, an assistant teaching professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was mentioned in an Aug. 19 Geekadelphia post about starting the “Start Talking with Science” event series.

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    • Splat! Why Some Snakes Are Easy Roadkill

      August 19, 2014

      Dane Ward, a doctoral student in the Laboratory of Pinelands Research with Walter Bien, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was featured in a LiveScience post on Aug. 19 about his research on the impact of roads on northern pine snakes.

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    • Drexel University wants to help students become more creative

      August 19, 2014

      Michael Marion, executive director and associate vice provost of Drexel University in Sacramento, was quoted in an Aug. 19 Sacramento Business Journal article about a new concentration that encourages students to be more creative.

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    • 2014 Philadelphia Geek Awards

      August 18, 2014

      Genevieve Dion, an associate professor in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and director of the Shima Seiki Haute Technology Lab, was mentioned in an Aug. 18 PhillyMag.com post about the 2014 Philadelphia Geek Awards. Dion was named “Scientist of the Year” at the annual awards ceremony.

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    • What You Don't Know About Facial Oils

      August 18, 2014

      Christina Chung, MD, an assistant professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in an Aug. 18 Philadelphia Style Magazine story about facial oil treatments in Philadelphia.

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    • Our Cultural Corridor

      August 17, 2014

      The Academy of Natural Sciences was mentioned by Mayor Michael Nutter in an Aug. 17 WPVI-TV (6-abc) segment about Philadelphia’s “cultural corridor.”

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    • Delivery of Aid

      August 17, 2014

      Daniel Friedheim, PhD, an assistant teaching professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on KCBS-AM (San Francisco) about continuing tensions between Russia and Ukraine.

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    • 2014 #PhillyGeekAwards winners

      August 17, 2014

      Genevieve Dion, an associate professor in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and director of the Shima Seiki Haute Technology Lab, was mentioned in an Aug. 17 Newsworks.org post about the 2014 Philadelphia Geek Awards. Dion was named “Scientist of the Year” at the annual awards ceremony.

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    • At Drexel lab, wearable tech taking shape

      August 17, 2014

      Genevieve Dion, an associate professor in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and director of the Shima Seiki Haute Technology Lab; Adam Fontecchio, PhD, a professor in the College of Engineering and associate director of the ExCITe Center; Timothy Kurzweg, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering; Owen Montgomery, MD, chair of obstetrics and gynecology in the College of Medicine, and Kapil Dandekar, PhD, a professor in the College of Engineering, were quoted in an Aug. 17 Philadelphia Inquirer story about their collaborative research to develop a smart textile belly band for fetal monitoring.

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    • Tech startup tips, from a Microsoft behavioral scientist

      August 15, 2014

      The ExCITe Center was mentioned for hosting a Microsoft behavioral scientist in an Aug. 15 Philadelphia Business Journal article.

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    • Albert H. Laverson, 94, Drexel coach

      August 15, 2014

      The obituary of Albert H. Laverson, a Drexel University tennis and soccer coach who was inducted into the school's Athletics Hall of Fame, was published on Aug. 15 in the Philadelphia Inquirer

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    • A Conversation About Robin Williams, Parkinson’s Disease, and Depression

      August 15, 2014

      Michael Yudell, PhD, an associate professor in the School of Public Health, authored an Aug. 15 Philadelphia Inquirer “The Public’s Health” blog post about the link between depression and Parkinson’s disease.

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    • Aug 15 Aldridge EvoLLution

      August 15, 2014

      Susan Aldridge, PhD, senior vice president of online learning and president of Drexel University Online, authored an Aug. 15 EvoLLLution article about the value of technology-enhanced learning.

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    • What You Need to Know about the 2014 Philly Geek Awards

      August 14, 2014

      The Academy of Natural Sciences was mentioned in an Aug. 14 Geekadelphia post for hosting the Philly Geek Awards on Aug. 16.

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    • Special Education Funding

      August 14, 2014

      Drexel was mentioned in an Aug. 14 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) segment about receiving federal funding for its special education programs.

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    • Why Ferguson's police department uses military weapons

      August 14, 2014

      Rob Kane, PhD, director and professor of the criminal justice program in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed in a Marketplace segment about the Defense Department selling equipment at bargain prices.

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    • Market Basket workers, customers rally around beloved CEO after firing

      August 14, 2014

      Daniel Korschun, PhD, an assistant professor at the LeBow College of Business, was quoted in an Aug. 14 Los Angeles Times article about the Market Basket employees protesting for the return of ousted CEO Arthur T. Demoulas.

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    • Inside the Celebrity-Lust Gaming Boom

      August 14, 2014

      Frank Lee, PhD, an associate professor in Westphal College and founding director of Drexel’s Entrepreneurial Game Studio, was quoted in a story about the recent success of mobile games featuring celebrities that ran in the August edition of Rolling Stone.

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    • Who owns Market Basket, really?

      August 13, 2014

      Daniel Korschun, PhD, an assistant professor at the LeBow College of Business, published an opinion piece in The Washington Post on Aug. 13 about the Market Basket employees protesting for the return of ousted CEO Arthur T. Demoulas

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    • Drexel students and neighborhood residents work side-by-side to keep local culinary traditions alive

      August 13, 2014

      The Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships was mentioned in the University City Review on Aug. 13 in a story about “Local Culinary Traditions,” a course in Drexel’s Center for Hospitality and Sport Management that invites West Philadelphia residents and Drexel students to collaborate in documenting family recipes and experimenting with making them healthier. Chef James Feustel, an instructor and director of the Department of Culinary Arts and Food Science, was quoted.

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    • Startup that helps students find scholarships launches first commercial

      August 13, 2014

      “Scholly,” a scholarship search app created by Christopher Gray, an undergraduate student in the LeBow College of Business, was featured in an Aug. 13 Philadelphia Business Journal article.

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    • Drexel offers recipe renovation class

      August 13, 2014

      The Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships was mentioned in an Aug. 13 Philadelphia Inquirer story about “Local Culinary Traditions,” a course in Drexel’s Center for Hospitality and Sport Management that invites West Philadelphia residents and Drexel students to collaborate in documenting family recipes and experimenting with making them healthier. Chef James Feustel and Drexel graduate and teaching assistant Asha-Le Davis from the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management were mentioned in the story. Alexis Carlsson, an undergraduate student in the College of Arts and Sciences, was also mentioned. 

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    • Universities chase big defense dollars

      August 13, 2014

      Drexel was mentioned in an Aug. 13 Politico article for being a client of American Defense International, a defense lobbying firm in Washington, D.C.

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    • Summer Jobs Are Slowly Disappearing

      August 13, 2014

      Paul Harrington, PhD, a professor in the School of Education and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was quoted in Aug. 13 stories in the Christian Science Monitor and FiveThirtyEight.com article about the decline of youth unemployment in the summer.

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    • Mike Brown shooting: Ferguson police being prudent or circling the wagons?

      August 13, 2014

      Rob Kane, PhD, director and professor of the criminal justice program in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in an Aug. 13 Christian Science Monitor article about the riots in Ferguson, Missouri.

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    • Drexel’s Damion Lee yet to return to action nine months after ACL injury

      August 13, 2014

      Men’s Basketball Head Coach Bruiser Flint was quoted and juniors Damion Lee and Tavon Allen were mentioned in an Aug. 13 NBCSports.com story about Lee’s return from a knee injury suffered last season.

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    • #IfTheyGunnedMeDown trends after Missouri police shooting

      August 13, 2014

      Guy Diamond, PhD, director of the Center for Family Intervention Science and the doctoral program in Couple and Family Therapy in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was interviewed on KFI-640 AM (Los Angeles) on Aug. 13 about depression and suicide risk.

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    • Insurance-led effort aims to better manage patient health through primary care offices

      August 12, 2014

      Robert Field, JD, PhD, a professor in the School of Law and School of Public Health, was quoted in an Aug. 12 Newsworks.org article about a new insurance-led initiative aimed at reducing costs and improving patient health.

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    • New Video Game From Philly Startup Goes International

      August 12, 2014

      Frank Lee, PhD, an associate professor in Westphal College and founder of the Entrepreneurial Game Studio, was quoted in an Aug. 12 NBCPhiladelphia.com article about the gaming industry in Philadelphia.

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    • Bringing down the NCAA's house

      August 12, 2014

      Research by Ellen Staurowsky, EdD, a professor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, was referenced in an Aug. 12 The Economist article about the recent injunction against the NCAA’s antitrust law.

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    • Mike Brown death, Ferguson riots raise questions about police immunity

      August 12, 2014

      George Ciccariello-Maher, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in an Aug. 12 Christian Science Monitor article about the Ferguson riots.

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    • On the Boards

      August 11, 2014

      Nancy Butler Songer, PhD was mentioned in an Aug. 11 Philadelphia Inquirer “On the Boards” article for being named the new dean of the School of Education.

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    • Birds of Paradise

      August 10, 2014

      The Academy of Natural Sciences’ “Birds of Paradise” exhibition was mentioned in an Aug. 10 WPVI-TV (6-abc) segment.

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    • Bug Fest: Acquiring a taste for insects and their world

      August 10, 2014

      The Academy of Natural Sciences was mentioned in an Aug. 10 Philadelphia Inquirer article about the annual Bug Fest celebration, in which Chef Charles Ziccardi, assistant teaching professor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, was mentioned for participating in a cook-off. Bug Fest was also mentioned in an Aug. 9 segments on KYW-TV (CBS-3) and WHYY-FM.

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    • Nutter ignites debate about decriminalizing pot in Philly

      August 9, 2014

      Drexel was mentioned in an Aug. 9 Philadelphia Tribune article for receiving a grant to support minorities in STEM fields.

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    • The Philly Pheud

      August 9, 2014

      Head Men’s Basketball Coach Bruiser Flint appeared in an Aug. 9 WPHL-TV (MY PHL-17) segment with other area university basketball coaches.

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    • Philly Play

      August 9, 2014

      Stella Volpe, PhD, a professor and chair of the department of Nutrition Sciences in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was a guest on “In Focus” on WPHL-TV (MY PHL-17) on Aug. 9, discussing the Philly Play program that is helping children in the city be more physically active.

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    • Breaking down Paul Ryan’s poverty plan

      August 9, 2014

      Mariana Chilton, PhD, an associate professor and director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities in the School of Public Health, was a guest on “Melissa Harris-Perry” on MSNBC on Aug. 9, discussing Paul Ryan’s proposed policies to combat poverty.

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    • Celebrating the much-maligned moth

      August 9, 2014

      Karen Verderame, an insect specialist and educator at the Academy of Natural Sciences, was quoted in an Aug. 9 Philadelphia Inquirer article about moth week.

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    • White Coat Ceremony

      August 8, 2014

      The College of Medicine was mentioned in an Aug. 8 WPVI-TV (6-abc) segment about its white coat ceremony held for incoming students.

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    • Seven ways DARPA is trying to kill the password

      August 8, 2014

      Research by Rachel Greenstadt, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Computing & Informatics and director of the Privacy, Security and Automation Laboratory, was mentioned in an Aug. 8 TechWorld.com post about seven DARPA-funded projects that are intended to improve internet security.

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    • On abortion, Justice Anthony Kennedy will have last word

      August 8, 2014

      David S. Cohen, JD, an associate professor in the School of Law, was quoted in an MSNBC.com article on Aug. 8 about Justice Kennedy’s views on abortion rights and access.

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    • White Coat Ceremony

      August 8, 2014

      The College of Medicine was mentioned in an Aug. 8 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) segment about its white coat ceremony held for incoming students.

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    • Back to School

      August 8, 2014

      The College of Medicine was mentioned in an Aug. 8 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) segment about a back-to-school carnival it hosted.

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    • Summertime means work time on Penn, other campuses

      August 8, 2014

      Drexel was mentioned in an Aug. 8 Philadelphia Inquirer story about area universities doing construction on campus during the summer.

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    • Phila. teams face tough choices in NCAA's power shift

      August 8, 2014

      Eric Zillmer, PsyD, director of athletics and Pacifico professor of psychology in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in an Aug. 8 Philadelphia Inquirer story about how the NCAA’s vote, allowing the “Power Five” athletics conferences decide on their own rules for several issues, will affect Philadelphia schools.

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    • The Latin American response to Gaza

      August 8, 2014

      George Ciccariello-Maher, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on CNN en Español on Aug. 8 about the Latin American response to the situation in Gaza.

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    • Visit The Academy Of Natural Sciences For A Weekend Full Of Bug-Centric Fun, Buggy Discussion And Even Insect-Infused Food, August 9-10

      August 7, 2014

      The Academy of Natural Sciences was mentioned in an Aug. 7 Uwishunu post about the annual Bug Fest celebration.

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    • Carey Rosenthal, Drexel professor

      August 7, 2014

      On Aug. 7, the Philadelphia Inquirer ran an obituary for Carey Rosenthal, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences.

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    • The missing half of American history

      August 7, 2014

      Beth Olanoff, director of the Education Initiative at Vision 2020, a center in the Institute of Women’s Health and Leadership in the College of Medicine, authored an Aug. 7 Newsworks.org post about women’s history.

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    • The Anti-Harassment App Your Teen Needs to Fend Off Sexts From Bullies

      August 7, 2014

      A study on ‘sexting’ – sending sexually explicit text messages – by David DeMatteo, JD, PhD, an associate professor of psychology and law and director of Drexel’s joint JD/PhD program in psychology and law in the College of Arts and Sciences and School of Law, Heidi Strohmaier, a PhD candidate in psychology, and Megan Murphy, a JD/PhD candidate, were mentioned in a TakePart.com post on Aug. 7 about a new anti-harassment app.

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    • N.C.A.A. Votes to Give Richest Conferences More Autonomy

      August 7, 2014

      Ellen Staurowsky, EdD, a professor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, was quoted in The New York Times and Reuters on Aug. 7 about the NCAA board’s vote to let top athletic conferences make their own rules on several issues affecting athletes and competition.

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    • The Worst Part of the Bar Exam

      August 7, 2014

      Lisa McElroy, JD, an associate professor in the School of Law, co-wrote an article for Slate.com on Aug. 7 about revising the bar exam.

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    • Museum Under Fire for Selling Its Art

      August 7, 2014

      Danielle Rice, PhD, museum leadership program director in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was quoted in The New York Times on Aug. 7 about the Delaware Art Museum selling works of art.

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    • Retooling locator systems in mobile 911 calls

      August 6, 2014

      Kapil Dandekar, PhD, a professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in an Aug. 6 Philadelphia Inquirer story about how 911 callers are located when they’re using mobile phones and how this system can be improved.

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    • N.C.A.A. May Let Top Conferences Play by Own Rules

      August 6, 2014

      Ellen Staurowsky, EdD, a professor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, was quoted in a New York Times article on universities breaking away from the NCAA on August 6.

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    • Summer On The Square At Chestnut Square Brings Alfresco Live Music, Food And Drinks To University City, Thursdays, August 7-28

      August 6, 2014

      Chestnut Square was mentioned in an Aug. 6 Uwishunu post for its new “Summer on the Square” series.

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    • Senate Report Alleges 'Billionaire's Club' Conspiring to Help the Environment

      August 6, 2014

      On Aug. 6, a Huffington Post article mentioned research by Robert Brulle, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, regarding the sources of funding behind the climate change denial movement.

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    • Is Facebook Harmful to Kids?

      August 6, 2014

      Chuck Williams, PhD, an associate teaching professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and School of Education, was interviewed on FOX News’ “The O’Reilly Factor” about the dangers of social media on Aug. 6. He also was quoted on CNN.com on August 7 about a nine-year-old who was stabbed to death.

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    • Obama’s immigration action could set off political firestorm

      August 6, 2014

      William Rosenberg, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in an MSNBC.com story on immigration on Aug. 6.

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    • Now On View: Artist Jeremy Holmes Makes His Philadelphia Debut With A Site-Specific Bent Wood Installation At Drexel University

      August 6, 2014

      A new exhibition in the Leonard Pearlstein Gallery of the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, entitled ‘Convergence,’ was spotlighted on Uwishunu on August 6.

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    • Jeremy Holmes: The lure of lumber

      August 5, 2014

      A new exhibition in the Leonard Pearlstein Gallery of the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, entitled “Convergence,” was featured in The Philadelphia Inquirer on Aug. 5. Gallery assistant and graduate student Marnie Lersch was quoted.

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    • What’s Up With That: Your Best Thinking Seems to Happen in the Shower

      August 5, 2014

      John Kounios, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Wired post on Aug. 5 about creative insight.

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    • Newest supermarket service: Mental health screenings

      August 5, 2014

      Gregory Caplan, a recent graduate from the School of Public Health, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer story on Aug. 5 about a new mental-health screening kiosk in a North Philadelphia grocery store that he helped develop as part of his community-based master’s project.

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    • Third day is the charm: Toledo can drink its water

      August 5, 2014

      Charles Haas, PhD, LD Betz professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in an Aug. 5 USA Today story about an algal bloom in Lake Erie that contaminated Toledo’s water supply.

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    • "Fire Challenge" is a dangerous new trend for teens

      August 5, 2014

      Chuck Williams, PhD, an associate teaching professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and School of Education, was interviewed on WTXF-TV (FOX-29) on August 5 about the new trend of teens setting themselves on fire and posting the videos on social media.

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    • Local Middle School Students Blow up a Watermelon, Make Ice Cream and More at PECO-Drexel STEM Camp

      August 5, 2014

      A Summer STEM Camp for middle school students hosted by the School of Education and funded by a grant from PECO was spotlighted in the University City Review on August 5.

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    • Art abound in August

      August 5, 2014

      A new exhibition in the Leonard Pearlstein Gallery of the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, entitled ‘Convergence,’ was spotlighted on Philly.com on August 5.

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    • Region weighs in on sweeping doctor training recommendations

      August 5, 2014

      Mark Woodland, MD, dean for graduate medical education in the College of Medicine, was quoted in an Aug. 5 WHYY-FM/Newsworks.org article about doctor training recommendations.

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    • Living with Alzheimer's with the help of art

      August 4, 2014

      Florence Gelo, an associate professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in an August 4 Philadelphia Inquirer story about incorporating art into exhibitions for people with Alzheimer’s.

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    • Dangerous Stunt

      August 4, 2014

      Chuck Williams, PhD, an associate teaching professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and School of Education, was interviewed on FOX News’ “FOX & Friends” about the new trend of teens setting themselves on fire and posting the video on social media.

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    • Justices’ Rulings Advance Gays; Women Less So

      August 4, 2014

      David S. Cohen, JD, an associate professor in the School of Law, was quoted in a New York Times story on August 4 about the Supreme Court’s recent decisions regarding women’s rights. The story also ran on CNBC.com.

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    • 'The mind shall banquet,' most definitely

      August 3, 2014

      The Urbn Annex at the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design was mentioned in an August 3 Philadelphia Inquirer review of its current production, “Love’s Labour’s Lost.”

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    • As always, war brings hunger and disease

      August 3, 2014

      Michael Yudell, PhD, an associate professor in the School of Public Health, authored an August 3 Philly.com “The Public’s Health” blog post about the health consequences of war.

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    • Agency will coordinate Rowan, Rutgers health programs

      August 3, 2014

      Susan Smith, PhD, associate dean for research and interim chair and associate professor in Physical Therapy in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer article on August 3 about the expansion of health programs including physical therapy at Rowan and Rutgers.

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    • Compete 360

      August 3, 2014

      Drexel was mentioned in an August 3 Comcast Sports Network segment for its partnership with the Compete 360 nonprofit organization.

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    • Police make arrest in killing of 3-year-old girl

      August 3, 2014

      Drexel was mentioned in an August 3 Philadelphia Inquirer article for hosting an antigun violence campaign for activists protesting the death of a three-year-old girl in a shooting.

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    • Center City church provides freedom to rock

      August 3, 2014

      Drexel was mentioned in an August 3 Philadelphia Daily News article for hosting an active campus ministry of Freedom Church on campus.

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    • The Drawn-Out Medical Degree

      August 3, 2014

      Drexel was mentioned in an Aug. 3 New York Times story about the idea that medical schools should shorten the length of their curricula. 

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    • Alumimium - without it we aren't who we are

      August 2, 2014

      Mimi Sheller, PhD, a professor and director of the Center for Mobilities Research and Policy in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s “By Design” about her new book, “Aluminum Dreams,” on August 2.

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    • Eric Garner and police overreach: “How many of these kinds of things have happened that weren’t captured on video?

      August 2, 2014

      Robert Kane, PhD, a professor and director of the criminal justice program in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on Salon on August 2 about Eric Garner, the man who died after being placed in a chokehold by police, and police misconduct.

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    • The Link Between Birth-Control Pills and Breast Cancer

      August 1, 2014

      Owen Montgomery, MD, chair of obstetrics and gynecology in the College of Medicine, was quoted in an August 1 Atlantic article about the link between birth control pills and breast cancer.

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    • Carjacking In Philadelphia

      August 1, 2014

      Sandra Bloom, MD, an associate professor and co-director of the Center for Nonviolence and Social Justice in the School of Public Health, was a guest on Radio Times on WHYY-FM (91-FM) on August 1, discussing trauma and community coping with the effects of violence.

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    • This Year’s Free Summer STEM Camp For Local Students May Be Its Last

      August 1, 2014

      A Summer STEM Camp hosted by the School of Education and funded by PECO was featured on WPVI-TV (6-abc), CBSLocal.com and KYW Newsradio on August 1.

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    • Kindergarten Age

      August 1, 2014

      Dominic Gullo, PhD, a professor in the School of Education, was quoted in a story about kindergarten age in the August issue of Metro Kids.

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