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June

    • Autism and Driving: Study Opens Research into Unmet Needs of Adults

      June 30, 2014

      Maria Schultheis, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts & Sciences, and Paul Shattuck, PhD, an associate professor in the School of Public Health and the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, were quoted in a June 30 Autism Speaks blog post about a Drexel study on adult drivers with autism.

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    • Study: Teens Who Sext Are Also Having Sex

      June 30, 2014

      David DeMatteo, JD, PhD, 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 was interviewed on KCBS-Radio (San Francisco) on June 29 about his new study on sexting – sending sexually explicit text messages. The study was also mentioned in a CBS Philly story on June 30.

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    • SCOTUS Rules: Religious Companies Can Choose to Not Cover Certain Contraceptives

      June 30, 2014

      Lisa McElroy, JD, an associate professor in the School of Law, was interviewed on KPCC-Radio (Los Angeles) and KOPB-Radio (Portland) on June 30 about the Supreme Court’s ruling in the Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores case.

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    • 'The Sober Truth': A critical look at 12-step programs

      June 29, 2014

      Emily Duffy, a behavioral health consultant at the Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services Center in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Philly.com article about 12-step recovery programs on June 29.

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    • Pennsylvania's Infrastructure Report Card

      June 29, 2014

      Kurt Sjoblom, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Engineering, was a guest on WCAU-TV (NBC-10)’s “@ Issue” on June 29 discussing bridge construction.

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    • Restorative justice

      June 28, 2014

      Sandra Bloom, MD, an associate professor in the School of Public Health, was mentioned for her work in identifying trauma and developing trauma-informed care practices, in a program on WHYY-FM’s “Voices in the Family” on June 28.

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    • 'Dark Money' Provides the Fuel Behind Global Warming Denial

      June 28, 2014

      A study led by Robert Brulle, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, about the funding sources behind the climate change denial movement, was featured in TheStreet on June 28.

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    • Beetles aid Drexel researcher in monitoring stream health

      June 27, 2014

      Daniel Duran, an assistant teaching professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a WHYY/Newsworks story on June 26 about his citizen-science research looking for marsh ground beetles along stream banks in the region.

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    • Solar batteries maker Spor seeking additional juice

      June 27, 2014

      David Hunt and Jason Browne, two recent Drexel graduates and co-founders of the start-up business Spor, were featured in an article in the Philadelphia Business Journal on June 27. Their participation in the Laurence A. Baiada Institute for Entrepreneurship was mentioned.

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    • Science committee says U.S. ozone limits are too high

      June 27, 2014

      Ana Diez Roux, MD, PhD, dean of the School of Public Health, was mentioned in a Philadelphia Inquirer article on June 27 for being a member of a committee reviewing studies of the health effects of ozone for the Environmental Protection Agency.

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    • Emotional Nutter says farewell to 3 members of inner circle

      June 27, 2014

      The appointment of James W. Buehler, MD, a professor in the School of Public Health as Philadelphia’s new City Health Commissioner, was mentioned in stories in The Philadelphia Inquirer, Daily News, WHYY/Newsworks and other outlets on June 27-28.

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    • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Makes Epic Changes in Health Funding

      June 26, 2014

      An article in the Philadelphia Inquirer on June 26 about changes in health funding policies at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation featured the Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services Center of Drexel University. Center Director Patricia Gerrity, PhD, a professor and associate dean for community programs in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted.

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    • Drexel Students Create Mobile Parking App

      June 26, 2014

      Vu Bui, Thach Nguyen and Duc Nguyen, undergraduate students in the College of Computing & Informatics, were quoted in a June 26 WCAU-TV and NBC10.com story about apps they developed to help drivers find parking spots in the city.

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    • The Public Relations Debate About Global Warming Heats Up

      June 26, 2014

      A study about the funding behind the climate change denial movement by Robert Brulle, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was mentioned in a Forbes.com article on June 26.

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    • In Supreme Court spike of abortion protest buffer, a Colorado question

      June 26, 2014

      David S. Cohen, an associate professor in the School of Law, was quoted in a Denver Post story on June 26 about the Supreme Court’s ruling on abortion clinic buffer zones.

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    • STUDY: Underage Sexting More Common Than Previously Thought

      June 25, 2014

      A new 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, was featured on KFBK-AM  radio (Sacramento)  on June 25. DeMatteo was interviewed.

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    • Drexel Alum Endows “Entrepreneurial Leadership” Professorship

      June 25, 2014

      PhillyMag.com ran an announcement on June 25 that alumnus Stanley Silverman and his wife, Jackie, have donated $2 million to endow The Silverman Family Professor of Entrepreneurial Leadership at Drexel. The professorship will be held by Donna DeCarolis, PhD, founding dean of the Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship.

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    • High-tech company says goodbye suburbs, moves to new workspace in University City

      June 25, 2014

      Innovation Center @3401, a collaborative workspace created by a partnership between Drexel and University City Science Center, was mentioned in a June 25 Philadelphia Business Journal story about a tech company called Point.io moving into the space.

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    • Economists propose ditching penalty for companies that don't offer health coverage

      June 25, 2014

      Robert Field, JD, PhD a professor in the School of Law and School of Public Health, was quoted in a WHYY/Newsworks.org story on June 24 about eliminating the employer mandate from the Affordable Care Act.

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    • Drexel's provost is stepping down

      June 25, 2014

      An announcement that Drexel Provost Mark L. Greenberg, PhD is stepping down was covered by Philly.com on June 23. President John A. Fry was quoted.

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    • NCAA trial: What you need to know

      June 25, 2014

      Ellen Staurowsky, a professor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, was mentioned in an ESPN.com article on June 25 about the Ed O’Bannan vs. NCAA trial.

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    • Mirror, Mirror: Rings of mangagement

      June 25, 2014

      Clare Sauro, curator of the Fox Historic Costume Collection, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer article on June 25 about the new trend of engagement rings for men.

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    • Drexel Students' New Game App is Cat's Meow

      June 24, 2014

      Galactikitties, an arcade-style mobile gaming app created by a group of undergraduate students and launched under Sweet Roll Studio LLC, the first startup company under the Entrepreneurial Game Studio, was featured in a Philly.com story on June 24. Frank Lee, PhD, an associate professor in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was quoted.

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    • Cira Centre Tetris Lands Designer in Record Book

      June 24, 2014

      Frank Lee, PhD, an associate professor in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was mentioned in a June 24 Associated Press story about his work to create a giant game of Tetris on the side of the Cira Centre office building setting a new Guinness World Record. The story was picked up by several publications including Philly.com, the Philadelphia Daily News, WHYY/Newsworks, CBS Philly, NBCNews.com, FOXNews.com, the Miami Herald and TIME’s technology/innovation blog. Related stories also ran in the Philadelphia Metro, Technical.ly Philly, VentureBeat and PC Magazine.

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    • Drexel will share its expertise with the community at new Dornsife Center

      June 24, 2014

      Drexel’s Dana and David Dornsife Center, which will offer space for community outreach activities, was featured in a FlyingKite.com post on June 24.

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    • 'Not all about the bloody return': how social programs affect employees

      June 24, 2014

      A study by Daniel Korschun, PhD, an assistant professor in the LeBow College of Business, about the effect of corporate social responsibility programs on employee satisfaction, was featured in The Guardian on June 24.

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    • Drexel Historic Costume Collection Receives $1 Million Gift from Robert and Penny Fox

      June 24, 2014

      The unveiling of the Robert and Penny Fox Historic Costume Collection in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design was featured on WPVI-TV (6-abc) on June 24. President John A. Fry and Clare Sauro, curator of the collection, were interviewed. It was also spotlighted in the Philadelphia Daily News and the University City Review on June 24.

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    • Certain Artificial Sweeteners May be Toxic to Fruit Flies

      June 23, 2014

      Research co-led by Daniel Marenda, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, and Sean O’Donnell, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, on the toxic effects of the sugar substitute erythritol, was featured in a story on GoodHousekeeping.com and Women’s Health Magazine on June 23-24. The discovery was inspired by a science fair project of Marenda’s son.

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    • 'The Jogging Rapist': The hunt begins

      June 22, 2014

      John Maxwell, an assistant teaching professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed for a Philadelphia Inquirer series about “the jogging rapist” on June 22 - 24 (part 1, part 2, part 3)

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    • Jurors' social media posts a growing threat to fair trials

      June 22, 2014

      Daniel Filler, JD, professor and senior associate dean for academic and faculty affairs in the School of Law, was quoted in a Morning Call article on June 22 about the Supreme Court hearing a case on social media threats.

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    • The lowly potato has friends in high places

      June 21, 2014

      A Philadelphia Inquirer article about the controversy over adding white potatoes to the permitted foods for low-income mothers to purchase with WIC benefits, quoting Alison Ventura, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was syndicated to numerous outlets nationwide on June 21 and 22.

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    • Council Agrees to Borrow $30M to Aid Schools

      June 20, 2014

      On June 20, an article in the Philadelphia Inquirer mentioned the Philadelphia City Council’s zoning approval for development changes at the University City High School site planned by Drexel University City Development, LLC, the joint venture between Drexel and Wexford Science & Technology, LLC.

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    • What's the future of the cheesesteak?

      June 20, 2014

      Chef Edward Bottone, assistant teaching professor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, was quoted in a Philadelphia Business Journal article about cheesesteaks on June 20. Williams Woys Weaver, an adjunct professor in the center, was quoted in a corresponding story.

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    • Paralyzed Man Walks Across Graduation Stage

      June 20, 2014

      The commencement ceremony at Drexel Sacramento was featured on ABC and FOX-TV affiliates in Sacramento on June 20 in stories about a student who learned to walk again after an accident.

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    • Think before you sext

      June 20, 2014

      A new 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, was featured in the Washington Post’s “The Intersect” and WHYY/Newsworks.org on June 20. Strohmaier was quoted in a Healthline.com story on the study on June 23. DeMatteo was interviewed on Envision Radio Network’s “Paul Harris America Weekend” on June 21.

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    • Drexel Lacrosse Team to Play in Friendship Games in Japan

      June 19, 2014

      Men’s Lacrosse Head Coach Brian Voelker was mentioned in a June 19 post on LaxPower.com about Drexel’s upcoming appearance in the Friendship Games in Tokyo, Japan. The Dragons will play two games against international competition, as well as conducting clinics during the tour.

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    • Meet the Father-Son Team Who Discovered Truvia’s Fatal Effects on Fruit Flies

      June 19, 2014

      Daniel Marenda, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed with his son and scientific co-author Simon Kaschock-Marenda in an article on New York magazine’s GrubStreet.com on June 18 about their research with Sean O’Donnell, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, on the potential insecticide uses of the sweetener erythritol.

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    • The lowly potato has friends in high places

      June 19, 2014

      Alison Ventura, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer on June 19 in a story about the controversy surrounding a proposal to allow WIC benefits for low-income mothers of young children to cover the purchase of white potatoes.

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    • N.C.A.A. President Will Get His Say at Antitrust Trial

      June 19, 2014

      Ellen Staurowsky, EdD, a professor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, was mentioned in a New York Times story on June 18 for testifying in the Ed O'Bannon class-action antitrust against the NCAA.

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    • Teens Largely Unware of the Consequences of Sexting

      June 19, 2014

      A new 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, was featured on KYW Newsradio, Boston.com, PhillyMag.com, VentureBeat.com and a number of other outlets on June 18 and 19.

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    • Drexel leads the charge in an exciting new field

      June 19, 2014

      Gregory Fridman, PhD, an assistant professor in the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, was quoted in a June 19 Keystone Edge post about the Drexel Plasma Institute’s partnership with Advanced Plasma Solutions to commercialize its technology. Alexander Fridman, PhD, John A. Nyheim Chair Professor in the College of Engineering and director of the Institute, was also mentioned.

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    • New on Campus: Drexel's Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships

      June 19, 2014

      The opening of Drexel’s Dana and David Dornsife Center was mentioned in a June 19 Keystone Edge post. The Center, which opened last week, will offer space for community outreach activities.

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    • Is A Threat On Facebook Real? Supreme Court Will Weigh In

      June 19, 2014

      Rob D’Ovidio, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on NPR on June 19 about the Supreme Court hearing a case on Facebook threats.

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    • Drexel Study Says 50 Percent of Students Have Sexted as Minors

      June 19, 2014

      A new 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, was featured in the Philadelphia Metro on June 19.

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    • Why Hackers Should Care About Accessibility

      June 18, 2014

      Youngmoo Kim, an associate professor in the College of Engineering and director of Drexel’s ExCITe Center, was quoted in a June 18 Fast Company “Co.Labs” post about considering accessibility for disabled users when designing apps.

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    • An Open Letter to UK Foreign Secretary William Hague and UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie

      June 18, 2014

      Amelia Hoover-Green, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, signed a letter that was published in the Huffington Post on June 18 about the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict.

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    • Drexel University Prepares for Sacramento Commencement Ceremony

      June 18, 2014

      The Sacramento Business Journal ran a story on June 18 about Drexel Sacramento’s upcoming commencement ceremony.

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    • Sweetener Truvia Can Kill Flies

      June 18, 2014

      Daniel Marenda, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, and Sean O’Donnell, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, were noted in a story about a study they co-led which identified a common sugar substitute, erythritol, as a potential safe and effective insecticide. The research, inspired by a science fair project of Marenda’s son, was featured in the International Business Times on June 18.

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    • Inside the University City High School Sale

      June 18, 2014

      Drexel University City Development, LLC, the joint venture between Drexel and Wexford Science & Technology, LLC, was featured in the Philadelphia City Paper on June 18 for the purchase of the University City High School Site. The story was also reported on WPVI-TV (6-abc) and WTXF-TV (FOX-29).

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    • A Cyber Breach: More Likely Than a Fire

      June 18, 2014

      Rob D’Ovidio, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, and Norman Balchunas, assistant research professor and director of strategic solutions for Drexel’s Cybersecurity Institute in the College of Computing and Informatics, were interviewed in the Philadelphia Business Journal about cyber breaches. D’Ovidio was also quoted in a KYW 1060-AM Newsradio story about threatening online statements.

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    • Texas Among the Best States for Nurses

      June 17, 2014

      Gloria Donnelly, PhD, dean of the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Houston Chronicle article on June 17 about the best states for nurses.

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    • Cooking with raw chicken? Don't wash it first

      June 17, 2014

      The “Don’t Wash Your Chicken” food safety campaign co-developed by Jennifer Quinlan, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was mentioned in a ConsumerAffairs.com post on June 16. It was also mentioned on Examiner.com.

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    • Drexel's Director of Athletics Comments on FIFA World Cup

      June 17, 2014

      Eric Zillmer, PsyD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and director of athletics, was interviewed on KCBS-AM (San Francisco) on June 13 about the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

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    • Bucks, Drexel University to study teen drug abuse

      June 17, 2014

      A new study on teen substance abuse by the Bucks County Drug and Alcohol Commission and Drexel’s School of Public Health was featured in The Intelligencer on June 17.

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    • Purchase of old school building fuels Drexel's expansion plans

      June 17, 2014

      Drexel University City Development, LLC, the joint venture between Drexel and Wexford Science & Technology, LLC, was featured in in the Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Daily News, Philadelphia Business Journal, KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) and Philly.com’s “PhillyClout” blog on June 16 and 17 for officially closing on the purchase of a 14-acre site from the School District of Philadelphia that formerly housed the University City High School, the Charles Drew Elementary School and The Walnut Center. President John A. Fry was quoted in the Daily News and the Philadelphia Business Journal. The story was also reported on WCAU-TV (NBC-10) and KYW-TV (CBS-3).

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    • NCAA Begins Making its Case for Not Paying College Players

      June 17, 2014

      Ellen Staurowsky, EdD, a professor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, was mentioned in an Associated Press story for testifying in the Ed O'Bannon class-action antitrust against the NCAA. The story was picked up by numerous outlets, including FoxNews.com. She was also featured in a story in the Philadelphia Inquirer and mentioned in stories on ESPN.com, Yahoo! Sports and USA Today.

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    • Inspire Youth Workforce to Boost S.D. Economy

      June 17, 2014

      Paul Harrington, PhD, a professor in the School of Education and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was quoted in an Argus Leader story that was picked up by USA Today on June 17 about workforce issues in South Dakota.

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    • O'Bannon trial witness makes case college players are athletes first

      June 16, 2014

      Ellen Staurowsky, EdD, a professor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, was featured in USA Today on June 16 for testifying in the Ed O'Bannon class-action antitrust against the NCAA. It was covered by a number of other outlets including Sports Illustrated and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

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    • Obama’s Promise Zone both a boon and challenge for West Philly nonprofit

      June 16, 2014

      Drexel was mentioned in an Al Jazeera America story on June 16 about West Philadelphia’s designation as a Promise Zone

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    • Restoring left-brain activities to medical school

      June 16, 2014

      The College of Medicine was noted in a Philadelphia Inquirer story on June 15 for embarking on an observational arts and medicine program with the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.

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    • Sweetener Is Toxic To Fruit Flies

      June 16, 2014

      Daniel Marenda, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, and Sean O’Donnell, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, were noted in stories about a study they co-led which identified a common sugar substitute, erythritol, as a potential safe and effective insecticide. The research, inspired by a science fair project of Marenda’s son, was featured on June 16 in Chemical and Engineering News and on WOR-AM radio (New York).

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    • Teaching geriatric care to a new generation

      June 16, 2014

      The College of Nursing and Health Professions was noted in a June 16 Philadelphia Inquirer story for using a virtual-patient program that reinforces classroom training on geriatric care.

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    • How institutional innovation hubs are learning from coworking spaces

      June 16, 2014

      Drexel was noted in a Technically Philly story on June 16 about the future plans of Comcast, Independence Blue Cross, the University of Pennsylvania and Drexel to build residences where their fast-changing workforce wants to live.

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    • All charged up about this bright idea

      June 16, 2014

      Recent Drexel alumni David Hunt and Jason Browne were featured in the Philadelphia Daily News on June 16 in a Q&A about their startup Spor. The Spor chargers are solar-powered and can charge any cell phone or tablet. Their startup is housed in the Baiada Institute for Entrepreneurship.

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    • Is MH370 Disappearance A Pilot Suicide?

      June 15, 2014

      Eric A. Zillmer, PsyD, was quoted in an International Business Times story on June 15 about the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

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    • What the VA Scandal says about Government-Run Health Care

      June 13, 2014

      Robert Field, JD, PhD, a professor in the School of Law and School of Public Health, was featured on KTXL-TV (FOX-40, Sacramento) on June 13 in a segment about affordable health care for veterans returning home.

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    • Mind and Medicine Meet Morals at the Franklin Institute

      June 13, 2014

      Robert I. Field, PhD, JD, a professor in the School of Law and School of Public Health, authored a June 13 Philly.com blog post about a new exhibit on the brain at the Franklin Institute.

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    • Changing Skyline: City ought not rush into sale of school buildings

      June 13, 2014

      Drexel was mentioned in June 12 WCAU-TV (NBC-10), WHYY/Newsworks.com, CBS Philly, Philadelphia Daily News and Philadelphia Inquirer stories about its plans for developing the former site of University City High School. A related story about plans to rezone the property also appeared on Philly.com, and a column about its effect on the community ran in the Inquirer on June 13.

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    • 4 Ways to Avoid the Casey Kasem Nightmare

      June 12, 2014

      Deborah Gordon, JD, an assistant professor in the School of Law, was included in a June 12 AARP.com blog post about legal issues regarding end-of-life decisions.

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    • Offering Drexel resources, West Philly center aims to solidify ties with neighborhood

      June 12, 2014

      The grand opening of the Dana and David Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships was featured in a WHYY/Newsworks story on June 12. Lucy Kerman, vice provost for University and Community Partnerships was interviewed. WPVI-TV (6-abc) also ran the story on June 12.

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    • Local Lettuce Company Employs, Trains Young People With Autism

      June 12, 2014

      Paul Shattuck, PhD, an associate professor in the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute and School of Public Health, was quoted in a WOSU-FM (Ohio public radio) on June 12 in a story about employment for adults on the autism spectrum.

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    • Save Cats in Space and on Earth with Galactikitties

      June 11, 2014

      Timothy Day, Travis Chandler and Jasmine Marcial, undergraduate students in Drexel’s Entrepreneurial Game Studio, were featured in a June 10 Geekadelphia post about their philanthropic video game, Galactikitties. Frank Lee, PhD, an associate professor in Westphal College and executive director of the Entrepreneurial Game Studio, was also quoted.

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    • The link between felon disenfranchisement, politics, and health

      June 11, 2014

      Jonathan Purtle, doctoral candidate and research associate in the Center for Nonviolence and Social Justice, authored a June 11 Philadelphia Inquirer article about felon disenfranchisement policies.

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    • Bowe Bergdahl: Exploring the Psychology of Desertion

      June 11, 2014

      Eric Zillmer, PsyD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and director of athletics, was quoted in a Live Science article about Bowe Bergdahl and the psychology of desertion on June 10. The story was picked up by a number of outlets, including Yahoo! News.

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    • Philadelphia Lawmakers Advance Plan To Borrow $27M For City Schools

      June 11, 2014

      A June 11 KYW-Newsradio (1060-AM) story mentioned Drexel’s plan to purchase the site of the now-shuttered University City High School from the Philadelphia School District.

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    • Millennials Struggle to Find Jobs: But Who’s Really to Blame?

      June 11, 2014

      Paul Harrington, PhD, a professor in the School of Education and director of the Center for Labor Market and Policy, was quoted in a June 11 FOXBusiness.com story about millennials struggling to find jobs.

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    • the new memorandum

      June 10, 2014

      Drexel was mentioned in a June 10 WPHL-TV (PHL-17) segment about the impact on local students of President Obama’s executive order issued Monday to help ease student borrowers’ debt loads.

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    • Manners: Enforcing the peace and the quiet

      June 10, 2014

      Drexel was mentioned in a letter to the editor published on Philly.com on June 9 about why the University needs to purchase University City High School.

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    • Drexel nears purchase of University City High School

      June 10, 2014

      Drexel was mentioned in a June 10 in a Philadelphia Daily News story about its plans for the University City High School site. Similar stories ran in a Philadelphia magazine blog post and in a PlanPhilly.com post on June 9 and 10.

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    • Philadelphia’s first Dorm Room Fund company gets acquired

      June 10, 2014

      Christopher Gray, an undergraduate student in the LeBow College of Business, was quoted in a June 10 Philadelphia Business Journal article about the impact of the Dorm Room Fund.

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    • Apply to DreamIt Ventures’ fall cycle in Philadelphia

      June 10, 2014

      Drexel was mentioned in a June 10 Technically Philly story for its involvement with DreamIt Ventures.

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    • Bowe Bergdahl: Exploring the Psychology of Desertion

      June 10, 2014

      Eric Zillmer, PsyD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and director of athletics, was quoted in a Live Science article about Bowe Bergdahl and the psychology of desertion on June 10. The story was picked up by a number of outlets, including Yahoo! News.

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    • Troubled Future For Young Adults On Autism Spectrum

      June 9, 2014

      Paul Shattuck, PhD, an associate professor in the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute and School of Public Health, was quoted in a story on WBUR public radio’s “Common Health” site on June 9 about challenges facing young adults on the autism spectrum.

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    • Shellers pay it forward, help to expand Drexel facility in North Philly

      June 9, 2014

      The expansion of Drexel’s 11th Street health center in the College of Nursing and Health Professions and its renaming as the Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services Center were featured on WPVI-TV (6-abc) on June 6 and in the Philadelphia Inquirer on June 9.

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    • JUNE 9, 2014 As 'innovation district,' University City attracting entrepreneurs

      June 9, 2014

      Drexel was mentioned in June 9 articles on Newsworks.org and Technically Philly for helping to bring innovation to University City, as noted in a new report from the Brookings Institution.

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    • What Tetris turning 30 means to the guy who put it on a skyscraper

      June 9, 2014

      Frank Lee, PhD, an associate professor in Westphal College and executive director of the Entrepreneurial Game Studio, authored a June 9 Technically Philly article reflecting on his love of Tetris, which was displayed when he transformed the 29-story Cira Centre office building into a playable game of Tetris this past spring.

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    • Vitamin D May Improve Athletic Performance for Some

      June 9, 2014

      Stella Volpe, PhD, a professor and chair of the department of Nutrition Sciences in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Shape magazine article on June 9 about Vitamin D and athletic performance.

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    • Autism costs as much as $2.4 million per person, study says

      June 9, 2014

      Paul Shattuck, PhD, an associate professor in the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute and School of Public Health, was quoted in multiple stories on June 9 about the cost of caring for individuals on the autism spectrum. His comments, co-authored with Anne M. Roux, senior research coordinator in the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, in the journal JAMA Pediatrics, were also quoted in many outlets. Outlets included Reuters, Bloomberg News, Los Angeles Times, Huffington PostBoston Globe and Chicago Tribune.

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    • Don't sell museum's heritage

      June 8, 2014

      Danielle Rice, PhD, director of the museum leadership program in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was quoted in a June 8 Philly.com opinion piece about the Delaware Art Museum’s decision to sell work of art to raise money.

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    • 8 Philly Designers to Watch: Philly Mag Fashion Project

      June 7, 2014

      Emily Carrello, a senior in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was interviewed in a June 7 WPVI-TV (6-abc) segment for her involvement in Philadelphia magazine’s Philly Mag Fashion Project design contest. Carrello and fellow Anotinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design competitors Chexnu Gu, a graduate student, and Nicole Haddad, an adjunct professor, were listed as competitors in a June 6 Philadelphia magazine blog post about the competition.

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    • When the worst medical advice comes from the patient

      June 7, 2014

      Pamela Duke, MD, an assistant professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a June 7 Los Angeles Times article about patients who give medical advice.

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    • How Tetris got under our cultural skin over the past 30 years

      June 6, 2014

      Work by Frank Lee, PhD, an associate professor in Westphal College and executive director of the Entrepreneurial Game Studio, about his public art display that turned the 29-story Cira Centre office building into a playable game of Tetris was mentioned in a June 6 Christian Science Monitor article about the culture surrounding Tetris.

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    • Lauren Weedman to Bring WELL I THINK YOU'RE BEAUTIFUL PHILADELPHIA to The PlayGround this Weekend

      June 6, 2014

      Brannon Wiles, an assistant professor in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was mentioned in a June 6 Broadway World article for his role in bringing comedian Lauren Weedman to Philadelphia. Wiles’ Entertainment & Arts Management class produced her one-woman show Well I Think You’re Beautiful Philadelphia, which will play at the Adrienne Theatre.

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    • "Slender Man Stabbing

      June 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’ “Happening Now” on June 6 about the two girls in Wisconsin who stabbed their friend because of a horror fiction Internet meme Slenderman.

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    • Boy scientist in Manayunk finds sweetener that kills fruit flies

      June 6, 2014

      Daniel Marenda, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, and Sean O’Donnell, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, were quoted in stories about a study they co-led which identified a common sugar substitute, erythritol, as a potential safe and effective insecticide. The research, inspired by a science fair project of Marenda’s son, was featured in the Philadelphia Inquirer, WHYY/Newsworks, CBSNews.com, Science, The Verge, Discovery News, Live ScienceScience News’ Student Science, Xinhua (the state press agency of China) and other outlets on June 4.

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    • Lauren Weedman trains her comic eye on Philly

      June 5, 2014

      Brannon Wiles, an assistant professor in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was mentioned in a June 5 Philadelphia Inquirer article for his role in bringing comedian Lauren Weedman to Philadelphia. Wiles’ Entertainment & Arts Management class produced her one-woman show Well I Think You’re Beautiful Philadelphia, which will play at the Adrienne Theatre.

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    • This is the bleeding edge of solar materials research

      June 5, 2014

      Jonathan Spanier, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a June 5 post on Gigaom about using materials called perovskites to make more efficient solar cells.

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    • Ayers retires, Nutter names new fire commissioner

      June 4, 2014

      Drexel was mentioned in a June 4 Philadelphia Business Journal article for assisting in the creation of the Philadelphia Fire Department’s first fire safety Web application.

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    • 572 Ways Marriage Counts in Pennsylvania

      June 4, 2014

      The School of Law was mentioned in a June 4 Philadelphia magazine blog post for collaborating on a report about the benefits of state-recognized marriage.

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    • Farmer's markets go where the people are - workplaces, universities, transportation hubs

      June 4, 2014

      Joe Russo, director of the DragonCard Office, was quoted in a June 4 Philadelphia Inquirer article about farmer’s markets that will sell fresh produce outside of Chestnut Square in the summer.

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    • Engineering/Math Challenge

      June 4, 2014

      An Engineering/Math Challenge event for middle and high school students hosted by the Math Forum in the School of Education was featured on WPVI-TV (6-abc) on June 4.

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    • CSR Encourages Better Customer Service

      June 4, 2014

      Daniel Korschun, PhD, an assistant professor in the LeBow College of Business, was featured in Human Resource Executive magazine on June 4 for his research on corporate social responsibility and how it leads to better customer service.

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    • DREXEL STUDENTS HELP REDEFINE DANCE

      June 3, 2014

      A partnership between the dance program in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and HMS School for Students with Cerebral Palsy was featured on WPVI-TV (6-abc) on June 3.

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    • $cavenger Hunt Havoc

      June 3, 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 June 3 about why people enjoy participating in the “free money” scavenger hunts that have been popping up across the country.

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    • Improving literacy, one recipe at a time

      June 2, 2014

      Drexel’s culinary program in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management was mentioned in a Philadelphia Inquirer article on June 3 about the Free Library's new Culinary Literacy Center. It was also mentioned in a WHYY story on the same topic on June 2.

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    • How Drexel will use a $1.2M grant to increase number of STEM majors

      June 2, 2014

      Technically Philly featured a new Drexel initiative funded by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute to improve retention of STEM majors in a story on June 2.

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    • Six projects from #Hack4Access: hackathon on disability, aging issues

      June 2, 2014

      Youngmoo Kim, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering and director of the ExCITe Center, David Clark, an undergraduate in the College of Engineering, Siddhanathan Shanmugam and Paritiosh Gupta, undergraduates in the College of Computing & Informatics, were mentioned in a June 2 Technically Philly post about projects that came out of the “#Hack4Access” hackathon event over the weekend.

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    • FIFA probe report into Qatar 2022 World Cup due within weeks

      June 2, 2014

      Eric Zillmer, PsyD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and director of athletics, was quoted in an AlJazeera.com article on June 2 about corruption charges related to the 2022 Qatar World Cup.

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    • The Tragedy of Madison Holleran and Suicides at Penn

      June 1, 2014

      Drexel was mentioned in an article in the June issue of Philadelphia magazine about what universities are doing to combat student suicides.

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    • Jane Austen updated - again

      June 1, 2014

      A book authored by Paula Marantz Cohen, a distinguished professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was reviewed in a June 1 Philly.com article. 

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    • The Best of the Class

      June 1, 2014

      “The Best of the Class,” a WPVI-TV (6-abc) program featuring valedictorians from area high schools, aired for a second time on June 1.

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    • Boy's aching legs, increasing trouble with stairs

      June 1, 2014

      Daniel Taylor, DO, an associate professor in the College of Medicine, authored a June 1 Philadelphia Inquirer article about muscular dystrophy.

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    • Drexel Students Learn About Casino Operations

      June 1, 2014

      A donation of slot machines to the casino management program in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management was featured in Casino Enterprise Management magazine’s June issue. Jonathan Deustch, PhD, professor and founding director of the Center, and Robert Ambrose, an instructor in the program, were quoted.

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