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March

    • The College Athlete

      March 31, 2014

      Research by Ellen Staurowsky, EdD, a professor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, was referenced on ESPN Radio’s “The Herd with Colin Cowherd” on March 31 about the fair-market value of a college athlete.

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    • Dead Body Found. is it Relisha's Kidnapper?

      March 31, 2014

      Chuck Williams, PhD, an associate teaching professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and School of Education, was interviewed on HLN’s “Jane Velez-Mitchell Show” on March 31.

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    • How Animals Think and Harmonic Stars

      March 31, 2014

      The Academy of Natural Sciences’ upcoming exhibit, “Unnatural History,” was featured in a March 31 New York Times article.

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    • New fund aims to cash in on global opportunities

      March 31, 2014

      Wesley Gray, PhD, an assistant professor in the LeBow College of Business, was quoted in a March 31 Philadelphia Inquirer article about opportunities in global stocks.

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    • Campaign against a medical procedure gains

      March 31, 2014

      Mark Woodland, MD, vice dean for Graduate Medical Education in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a March 31 Philadelphia Inquirer article about local husband-and-wife doctors who want electric tissue-cutting morcellators banned from gynecologic surgery.

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    • How Public Research Underpins Private Health Care

      March 31, 2014

      Robert Field, JD, PhD, a professor in the School of Law and School of Public Health, wrote a letter to the editor that ran in the New York Times on March 31 about the government’s role in the American health care system.

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    • Incoming Princeton Freshmen to Receive Meningitis Vaccine

      March 31, 2014

      The death of undergraduate student Stephanie Ross was referenced in a March 31 NBCNews.com article about the incoming freshman class at Princeton University being offered a vaccine to protect against a rare strain of meningitis.

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    • New spike in autism numbers may reflect rise in awareness

      March 31, 2014

      Craig Newschaffer, PhD, director of the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute and a professor in the School of Public Health, was quoted in a SFARI Autism News story on March 31 about the statistical rise in the number of children diagnosed with autism.

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    • 'World's Largest Video Game': Time's running out to win a chance to play

      March 31, 2014

      Frank Lee, PhD, an associate professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and director of the Entrepreneurial Game Studio, was quoted in a March 31 Philly.com story about the upcoming Cira Centre Tetris event during Philly Tech Week. Lee will be programming the Centre’s LED arrays to create an interactive game of Tetris on April 4.

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    • TEDx talks: Rethinking the future and being of Philly

      March 30, 2014

      Genevieve Dion, an assistant professor in Westphal College and director of the Shima Seiki Haute Technology Laboratory, was quoted in a March 30 Philadelphia Inquirer story about her talk at TEDxPhiladelphia. Dion discussed wearable technologies that her lab is creating.

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    • Study led by NCSU student ruffles some feathers

      March 30, 2014

      On March 30, the Charlotte Observer ran a profile in which Alison Moyer, a Drexel graduate who recently published research on dinosaur feathers, cited her experiences at Drexel working with Ken Lacovara, PhD, as driving her interest in paleontology. The paper also syndicated a Philadelphia Inquirer article about the research, which Lacovara co-authored.

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    • Don't eat that hat: Toxic chemicals in sports souvenirs

      March 30, 2014

      Anneclaire DeRoos, PhD, an associate professor in the School of Public Health, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer article on March 30 about toxic chemicals in sports souvenirs.

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    • Aspiring teen chefs compete at Drexel for culinary scholarships

      March 30, 2014

      Drexel was mentioned in story about a culinary scholarship competition for teen chefs that was featured in the Philadelphia Inquirer on March 30.

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    • Amanda Lawless

      March 28, 2014

      Amanda Lawless, a research assistant in the Academy of Natural Sciences’ Department of Malacology, was interviewed in a March 28 WHYY-FM segment about her job.

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    • The Vatican's Offer

      March 28, 2014

      George Ciccariello-Maher, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on KCBS-AM (San Francisco) on March 28 about the Vatican’s offer to mediate in Venezuela.

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    • College Players Can Unionize, Labor Board Rules

      March 28, 2014

      Ellen Staurowsky, EdD, a professor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, was interviewed on KQED’s “Forum” on March 28 about college athletes unionizing.

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    • Free condom campaign helps reverse rising teen STD rates in Philadelphia

      March 28, 2014

      Phillip Massey, PhD, an assistant professor in the School of Public Health, was quoted in a WHYY/Newsworks.org story on March 28 about the use of social media for health communication with teens in the Philadelphia Department of Public Heath’s condom distribution campaign.

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    • At Drexel, 'torture memos' author stands his ground

      March 28, 2014

      An event with former Justice Department lawyer John Yoo, hosted by the School of Law, was featured in the Philadelphia Inquirer on March 28. Harvey Rishikof, an adjunct professor in the School of Law, was mentioned for participating in the discussion.

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    • TEDx touts second act for 'workshop of the world'

      March 27, 2014

      Genevieve Dion, an assistant professor in Westphal College and director of the Shima Seiki Haute Technology Laboratory, was mentioned in a March 27 WHYY/Newsworks.org story about TEDxPhiladelphia. Dion is one of the speakers at today’s TEDx event which is being held at Temple.

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    • Game-Changing Sports Ruling

      March 27, 2014

      Ellen Staurowsky, EdD, a professor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, was interviewed on MSNBC’s “News Nation with Tamron Hall” and Al Jazeera America on March 27. An article quoting her in the Philadelphia Inquirer and her opinion piece ran in the New York Times’ “Room for Debate” section in March 28.

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    • Thanks to state fund, five Drexel buildings get energy retrofits

      March 27, 2014

      A March 27 Keystone Edge story mentioned that Drexel will receive $6.6 million in state funds to retrofit five buildings of its buildings in order to cut their energy use.

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    • Drexel appearance by Yoo draws flak

      March 27, 2014

      The Philadelphia Daily News ran an article on March 27 about lawyer John Yoo’s upcoming appearance at Drexel. Roger Dennis, dean of the School of Law, was quoted. PhillyMag.com also posted about the event.

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    • Northwestern University football players get approval to form union

      March 27, 2014

      Ellen Staurowsky, EdD, a professor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, was quoted in a New York Daily News article on March 27 about Northwestern University’s football players getting approval from the National Labor Relations Board to unionize. She was also quoted on this topic in Newsday.

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    • More babies! More people in Philly!

      March 27, 2014

      Drexel was mentioned in a March 27 Philadelphia Daily News story about its contribution to the increase in Philadelphia’s population.

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    • Wine could take a lesson from beer

      March 27, 2014

      Jason Wilson, the director of the Center for Cultural Outreach in the Pennoni Honors College, was mentioned in a March 27 Philadelphia Daily News story about his involvement with Philly Wine Week.

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    • Watershed management retiree to advise institution

      March 26, 2014

      The appointment of Carol R. Collier as senior advisor for watershed management and policy at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University was featured in the Philadelphia Inquirer and NJSpotlight.com on March 26.

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    • Supreme Court's 2nd take on Obamacare: Do corporations have religious rights?

      March 26, 2014

      Robert Field, JD, PhD, a professor in the School of Law and School of Public Health, authored a March 26 Philadelphia Inquirer article about the Affordable Care Act’s second appearance before the Supreme Court, which ran on the front page.

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    • Local Expert Weighs In On College Athlete Union Ruling

      March 26, 2014

      Karen Weaver, EdD, an associate clinical professor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, was quoted in a March 26 KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) story about Northwestern University’s football players winning approval from the National Labor Relations Board to unionize. She also was interviewed on WPVI-TV (6-abc) on March 26.

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    • Missing Half of Fossil Shows that Prehistoric Sea Turtle Was 3 Meters Long

      March 26, 2014

      Continuing coverage of a turtle fossil bone assembled after discoveries centuries apart appeared on March 26 in Scientific American and the Huffington Post. Ted Daeschler, PhD, associate curator of vertebrate zoology and associate vice president for collections at the Academy of Natural Sciences, and associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was featured in the stories.

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    • Student Project Leads to Evacuation

      March 26, 2014

      A Drexel student film crew was mentioned in a March 26 Philadelphia Inquirer news brief for leaving behind a prop that appeared to be a grenade at the Conwell Inn.

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    • COMPLETE PLAYERS

      March 26, 2014

      Drexel was mentioned in a March 27 New Yorker blog post about the Ice Hockey in Harlem organization that brought urban teens from New York into Philadelphia to play hockey.

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    • Behind the Scenes at the Robot Olympics

      March 26, 2014

      Team DRC Hubo, a Drexel-led group of robotics engineers from nine different institutions, was mentioned in a March 26 Popular Mechanics story about the DARPA Robotics Challenge.

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    • Fry on leadership: Knowing when to quit

      March 25, 2014

      Drexel President John A. Fry was interviewed on Philly.com’s “Jobbing” blog on March 25 about his leadership tips.

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    • Turtle bone found in 1800s had been missing its other half -- till now

      March 25, 2014

      Additional stories on March 25 and 26 featured Ted Daeschler, PhD, associate curator of vertebrate zoology and vice president for collections at the Academy of Natural Sciences and an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, for his role in identifying that a partial turtle bone fossil found by an amateur paleontologist in 2012 was the missing half of a fossil bone held in the Academy’s collections since at least 1849. Stories ran in the Los Angeles Times, FoxNews.com, The Daily Mail, Christian Science Monitor, Yahoo! News, International Business Times, CBC radio (Canada) and WAMU-FM (Washington, D.C.).

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    • At TEDxPhiladelphia, rethinking the past to envision the city’s future

      March 24, 2014

      Genevieve Dion, an assistant professor in Westphal College and director of the Shima Seiki Haute Technology Lab, was mentioned in a March 24 Philly.com post about speakers at the upcoming TEDxPhiladelphia conference.

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    • Update: FDA Drags Feet On Approval Of Internationally-Accepted Vaccine While Drexel Student Dies Of Meningitis B

      March 24, 2014

      The death of undergraduate student Stephanie Ross was referenced in a March 24 Forbes article about the FDA’s reluctance to approve the vaccine used to prevent cases of Meningitis B. Drexel’s case with meningitis was also mentioned in a March 24 Philly.com post.

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    • Monster turtle fossils re-united

      March 24, 2014

      Ted Daeschler, PhD, associate curator of vertebrate zoology and vice president for collections at the Academy of Natural Sciences and associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in stories on March 25 about a discovery with the New Jersey State Museum that a fossil turtle bone found in 2012 was the missing half of a bone in the Academy’s collections since 1849 or earlier. Stories ran in the Philadelphia Inquirer, BBC News, WHYY/NewsworksLiveScience and The Verge.

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    • Drexel, GMU to join cyber physical system security research

      March 24, 2014

      Drexel was mentioned as a partner in the Cyber Security Research Alliance, a private, non-profit research consortium whose corporate partners include Lockheed Martin, Honeywell and Intel Corp., in a March 24 post on Washington Technology.

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      March 24, 2014

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    • Drexel president builds on a legacy he respects

      March 24, 2014

      Drexel President John A. Fry was interviewed in The Philadelphia Inquirer on March 24 about U.S. squash, his leadership style and his future plans for Drexel. He was also featured on Philly.com’s “Jobbing” blog on March 24.

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    • Venezuela: trouble in a socialist paradise

      March 23, 2014

      George Ciccariello-Maher, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on Australian radio’s “Rear Vision” about the ongoing protests in Venezuela.

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    • Flood Zone Foolishness

      March 23, 2014

      Scott Knowles, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, wrote an opinion piece about flood insurance for Slate.com on March 23. He also was quoted in the Star Ledger on March 23.

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    • Venezuela’s unending tale of murder and sorrow

      March 23, 2014

      George Ciccariello-Maher, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted throughout a Toronto Star article on March 23 about violence in Venezuela.

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    • March 23, 2014

      Drexel was mentioned in a Boston Globe story on March 23 about Northeastern University’s satellite campuses.

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    • CAMPUS LIFE: BCC effort expands kids' access to books

      March 22, 2014

      A screening of the new documentary “Choc’late Soldiers of the US” at Drexel was spotlighted in the Courier Post’s “Campus Life” column on March 22.

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    • Outdated info on health insurance website may have tripped up Pa. shoppers

      March 21, 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 March 21 about outdated information on the Healthcare.gov website.

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    • Philadelphia: brotherly love and trauma-informed practice

      March 21, 2014

      A blog post on Philly.com “The Public’s Health” authored by Jonathan Purtle, a doctoral student and research associate in the School of Public Health, cited the work in trauma-informed care and research by Sandra Bloom, MD, an associate professor in the School of Public Health, John Rich, MD, a professor and chair of the department of Health Management and Policy in the School of Public Health and Theodore Corbin, MD, an assistant professor in the College of Medicine.

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    • Anti-Government Protests Escalate in Venezuela

      March 21, 2014

      George Ciccariello-Maher, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on KQED’s “Forum with Michael Krasny” on March 20 about the ongoing protests in Venezuela.

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    • David Allen Sibley at Free Library: A passion for painting birds

      March 21, 2014

      Douglas Wechsler, director of Visual Resources for Ornithology at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer article on March 21 about a new exhibition of bird paintings at the Free Library.

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    • SRC approves selling 8 buildings to net $30M

      March 21, 2014

      Drexel was mentioned in Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Daily News and Philadelphia Tribune stories on March 21 about the School Reform Commission approving the sale of seven shuttered schools. The Philadelphia Public Schools’ Notebook also ran the story.

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    • Hair App MyKlipPics Launches

      March 21, 2014

      Skyler Logsdon, an undergraduate student in the LeBow College of Business, was featured in Men’s Fashion Magazine (U.K.) on March 21 about MyKlipsPics, an app he designed to ease haircut instructions at salons.

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    • Jocks on Campus: Are They College Athletes or Unpaid Workers?

      March 21, 2014

      Ellen Staurowsky, EdD, a professor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, was quoted in an NBC News article on March 20 about paying college athletes.

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    • New dining scene, old truck faves in U. City

      March 20, 2014

      Dining options on campus including restaurants in Chestnut Square were discussed in a Philly.com article on March 20.

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    • Sewage flowed for more than 30 hours into Valley Creek in Valley Forge park

      March 20, 2014

      Charles Haas, PhD, L.D. Betz Chair professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in Philadelphia Inquirer and Mainline Times stories on March 20 about the impact of a sewage leak in Valley Forge.

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    • California leads states in identity fraud and computer hackings, report says

      March 20, 2014

      Rob D’Ovidio, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Christian Science Monitor article on March 20 about cybercrime in California.

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    • This is Your Brain on Broccoli

      March 19, 2014

      Jennifer Nasser, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, appeared on The Rachael Ray Show, syndicated nationally on ABC stations on March 19, demonstrating the use of fNIR technology to measure the brain’s response to food.

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    • Daily Money Tip: Tuition Reward gives points toward college costs

      March 19, 2014

      Drexel University was included in a list of local institutions participating in the Tuition Rewards Program in a March 18 Philadelphia Inquirer article.

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    • America's Coolest College Startups 2014

      March 19, 2014

      Scholly, an app created by Christopher Gray, an undergraduate student in the LeBow College of Business, was named one of the coolest college startups by Inc. magazine. Technically Philly also covered the story on March 19.

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    • When it comes to dinosaurs, prehistoric coloring book gets hazier

      March 19, 2014

      A story in the Philadelphia Inquirer on March 19 mentioned Ken Lacovara, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, for co-authoring research with Alison Moyer, a Drexel alumna who is studying whether impressions in fossils that could indicate the color of dinosaurs’ feathers may instead be traces of bacteria.

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    • Aahana: Drexel incubator accepts its first social good company

      March 19, 2014

      Student Rina Patel, a pre-junior in the LeBow College of Business, was featured in a Technically Philly story on March 19 about Aahana, a non-profit organization she has launched in order to help underprivileged women and children in India. 

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    • New Suspect in Maddy McCain Case

      March 19, 2014

      Chuck Williams, PhD, associate teaching professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and School of Education, was interviewed on HLN’s “Jane Velez-Mitchell Show” on March 19 about a missing teen and young girl who was abducted seven years ago. 

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    • A New Twist of March Madness

      March 19, 2014

      Merrill Liechty, PhD, an associate clinical professor in the LeBow College of Business, was interviewed in a KYW-TV (CBS-3) segment on March 19 about March Madness and the odds of filling out a perfect bracket.

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    • Scientists Must Stop Confusing Batteries and Supercapacitors, Argue Experts

      March 18, 2014

      A March 18 post on IEEE Spectrum, quoted an essay published in Nature by Yury Gogotsi, PhD, a professor in the College of Engineering and director of the A.J. Drexel Nanotechnology Institute, about the difference between batteries and supercapacitors.

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    • Lansdale business man, Rotarian travels to Uganda with Drexel doctors

      March 18, 2014

      College of Medicine faculty Owen Montgomery, MD, chair, Obstetrics and Gynecology Department; Gregg Alleyne, MD, assistant professor; Laniece Coleman, assistant professor; Betsy Batejan, instructor and Yanick Vibert, clinical instructor were listed in a March 18 The Reporter article for traveling to Uganda as part of a vocational team trip with a Lansdale business man to foster a professional linkage between Makerere University and Drexel University. Donna Sabella, PhD, assistant clinical professor and director of Global Studies in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, attended with Deborah Turner, PhD, and Michelle Rogers, PhD, assistant professors in the College of Computing and Informatics.

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    • Meningitis Death Tied to Princeton Outbreak Strain

      March 18, 2014

      News outlets continued to report on the death of College of Engineering student Stephanie Ross following the CDC’s announcement on March 18 that her infection was linked with a strain of meningitis at Princeton University.

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    • Phila. Forum Highlights Growing Incidence of PTSD in City’s Children

      March 18, 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 quoted in a March 18 story on KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) about trauma affecting the health of children in cities including Philadelphia.

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    • Philly Undergoes a Real Estate Makeover

      March 17, 2014

      Drexel was mentioned in a March 17 Philadelphia Style article about the FMC Tower being developed at Cira Centre South.

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    • On the Boards

      March 17, 2014

      Mariana Chilton, PhD, an associate professor and director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities in the School of Public Health, was included in the March 17 Philly.com “On the Boards” list for her appointment to the National Commission on Hunger by U.S. Sen. Bob Casey.

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    • Childhood hunger in Philly: How can we help?

      March 17, 2014

      The Center for Hunger-Free Communities in the School of Public Health was mentioned in a March 17 Philly.com post authored by George Matysik, the director of governmental affairs and public policy for Philabundance, about childhood hunger.

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    • CIA Spying on a Senate panel

      March 16, 2014

      Scott White, PhD, a professor in Drexel’s College of Computing & Informatics, was interviewed on a March 16 KRLA-Radio (Los Angeles) broadcast about the CIA spying on a Senate panel. He was also interviewed in a similar story broadcast on KCBS-Radio (San Francisco) on March 12.

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    • New procedure a minimally-invasive alternative for heart failure patients

      March 16, 2014

      Andrew Wechsler, MD, a professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a March 16 Reuters video about a new, minimally invasive heart modelation surgery.

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    • Report: Major glitches plagued LAX terminal

      March 15, 2014

      Robert Brehm, PhD, an associate teaching professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a March 15 Associated Press story about glitches in the construction of a new terminal at Los Angeles International Airport. The story was picked up by several outlets including the Miami Herald and the San Francisco Chronicle.

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    • Friday Fragments

      March 14, 2014

      The LeBow College of Business was mentioned in a March 14 Inside Higher Ed “Blog U” post about its ranking by the Financial Times.

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    • Top-ranked Pa. and N.J. graduate programs

      March 14, 2014

      Drexel was listed in Philly.com’s March 14 roundup of local universities who made the top U.S. News & World Report’s list of graduate programs.

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    • Letter to John Kerry on Venezuela

      March 14, 2014

      Dr. George Ciccariello-Maher, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was among the dozen experts on Latin America and the media who signed a letter, which was posted on Al Jazeera America on March 14, asking Secretary of State John Kerry to respect the legitimacy of the Maduro government in Venezuela.

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    • Study notes: Cyber attacks, happiness and sculpting

      March 13, 2014

      The Drexel University Cybersecurity Institute was mentioned in a March 13 Metro (New York) column that noted its opening earlier this month.  

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    • Featured Startup Pitch: MyKlipsPics was built to ensure that you never again get a bad haircut

      March 13, 2014

      Skyler Logsdon, an undergraduate student in the LeBow College of Business, authored a March 13 Start Up Beat post about MyKlipsPics, an app he designed to ease haircut instructions at salons.

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    • Report Says Target Could Have Stopped Hacker Attack, But Didn’t

      March 13, 2014

      Rob D’Ovidio, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) story on March 13 about the data security breach at Target.

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    • Drexel professor in talks with Comcast Center to host next video game

      March 13, 2014

      Frank Lee, PhD, an associate professor in Westphal College and director of the Entrepreneurial Game Studio, was quoted in a March 13 Metro story about his plan to use the LED arrays on the Cira Centre office building to create a giant game of “Tetris.” Related posts also appeared on the blogs Kill Screen and PC Mag.

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    • 5 speakers we’re excited to hear at TEDxPhiladelphia

      March 13, 2014

      Genevieve Dion, an assistant professor in Westphal College and director of the Shima Seiki Haute Technology Lab, was mentioned in a March 13 Technically Philly post about speakers at the upcoming TEDxPhiladelphia conference.

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    • Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health—and How to Fix Them

      March 13, 2014

      The 11th Street Family Health Services of Drexel University was featured in a National Journal story on March 13 about health disparities in Philadelphia.

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    • Drexel University Releases New Statement On Suspected Meningitis Death

      March 13, 2014

      Stories about the death of undergraduate student Stephanie Ross appeared on NBCNews.com, CBSPhilly.com, NBCPhiladelphia.com and Newsworks.org on March 13, as well as local news broadcasts on WCAU-TV (NBC-10), WPVI-TV (6-abc), KYW-Newsradio (1060-AM) and WPSG-TV (The CW 57).

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    • PennApps Accelerator is searching for college startups to join its 2nd class

      March 12, 2014

      Drexel was mentioned in a March 12 Technically Philly article about the PennApps Accelerator program.

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    • How local law schools fared in U.S. News annual rankings

      March 12, 2014

      The School of Law was included in a March 12 Philadelphia Business Journal list of local law schools recently ranked by U S. News & World Report.

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    • Community sets its priorities for UCHS site; Drexel ready to listen

      March 12, 2014

      President John Fry was interviewed in a March 12 University City Review article about Drexel’s commitment to working with the community for the University City High School site.

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    • Play Tetris on a 29-storey skyscraper

      March 12, 2014

      Frank Lee, PhD, an associate professor in the Westphal College and director of the Entrepreneurial Game Studio, was quoted in a Wired (UK) article on March 12 about his plan to create a massive game of Tetris to be played on the Cira Centre.

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    • Drexel Student Dies From Meningococcal Infection

      March 12, 2014

      The death of Stephanie Ross, an undergraduate student in the College of Engineering, on March 10 was confirmed on March 12 to have been caused by meningococcal infection. The story appeared in March 12 local news broadcasts including WCAU-TV (NBC-10) and NBCPhiladelphia.com; WPVI-TV (6-abc), WTFX-TV (FOX-29), KYW-TV (CBS-3), WPHL-TV (PHL-17), and WPSG-TV (The CW 57). A March 13 NBCNews.com article also covered the confirmed infection and an update appeared in the Associated Press on March 13.

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    • Obamacare, in the words of regional administrator Nancy O'Connor

      March 12, 2014

      Teagan Keating, a graduate student in the School of Public Health, authored a March 12 Philly.com “The Public’s Health” blog post about her interview with a regional administrator about Obamacare.

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    • We'll Take Manhattan

      March 12, 2014

      Michael Traud, director of the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, was profiled in an article in the March issue of Philadelphia magazine about Philadelphia’s rising culinary scene. The first-ever Philly Chef Conference that Drexel hosted in January and the culinary class taught by chef Marc Vetri were also mentioned as examples of Drexel’s culinary impact.

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    • Drexel reaches for biggest video game record

      March 12, 2014

      Frank Lee, PhD, an associate professor in Westphal College and director of the Entrepreneurial Game Studio, was quoted along with undergraduate student Colan Beimer in a March 12 Philadelphia Inquirer story about their attempt to break Lee’s own Guinness World Record by using the LED arrays on the Cira Centre to create a game of Tetris. Gaylord Holder, a staff member in the College of Computing & Informatics, who is collaborating on the project, was also mentioned in the story. Related stories also appeared in the Philadelphia Business Journal and blog posts on Newsworks.org, VentureBeat, CBS Philly, Engadget and Polygon.

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    • Top Game Design Programs

      March 11, 2014

      On March 11, Drexel was ranked among the top schools for video game design by The Princeton Review. Westphal College’s undergraduate game design program was ranked fourth and the graduate program was ranked sixth.

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    • Top Law Schools

      March 11, 2014

      The School of Law was included in the U.S. News & World Report’s list of the top law schools on March 11.

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    • Meningitis Suspected in Drexel University Student's Death

      March 11, 2014

      Stephanie Ross, an undergraduate student in the College of Engineering, died from a suspected case of meningitis on March 10. The story appeared in March 11 local news broadcasts including WCAU-TV (NBC-10) and NBCPhiladelphia.com; WPVI-TV (6-abc), WTFX-TV (FOX-29), KYW-TV (CBS-3), WPHL-TV (PHL-17), WPSG-TV (The CW 57); several Drexel students were interviewed during the segments. A March 11 Associated Press story was picked up by local and national outlets, including the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Houston Chronicle, Kansas City Star and San Francisco Gate. The story also appeared in the Philadelphia Business Journal, Philadelphia Daily News, Philly.com and Inside Higher Ed.

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    • Pa. student's death probed as possible meningitis

      March 11, 2014

      The death of Stephanie Ross, a sophomore mechanical engineering student, from a suspected case of meningitis, was covered by several media outlets, including the Associated Press, The New York Daily News, WCAU-TV (NBC-10), WPVI-TV (6-abc)’s website, KYW-TV CBS-3’s website and The Star Ledger.

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    • On the Boards

      March 10, 2014

      Ted Daeschler, PhD, vice president for collections and associate curator of vertebrate zoology at the Academy of Natural Sciences, and an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was mentioned in The Philadelphia Inquirer’s “On the Boards” section March 10 for his appointment to the board of the Nature Conservancy Pennsylvania nonprofit organization.

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    • National frat with local ties eliminates pledge program

      March 10, 2014

      Drexel was mentioned in a March 10 WFMZ-TV (Allentown) article as one of the local universities with a chapter of the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity, which has eliminated its pledging program due, in part, because of hazing.

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    • Facebook Raises Risk for Eating Disorders

      March 10, 2014

      Adrienne Jurascio, PhD, an assistant research professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted about social media’s effects on body image in a March 10 Healthline article reposted on Yahoo! Health.

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    • March 10, 2014

      Dr. Frank Lee, an associate professor in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and director of the Entrepreneurial Game Studio, was quoted in a March 10 Technically Philly article about a group of Pennsylvania video game developers using tax credits to lure big game video developers. Greg Lobanov, a senior in the Westphal College, was also mentioned.

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    • Online MBA Ranking 2014

      March 10, 2014

      The LeBow College of Business’ Online MBA program was ranked 14th best in the world in a March 10 Financial Times article.

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    • Heart, mood and sleep to be discussed at Radnor Hotel

      March 10, 2014

      The College of Medicine was mentioned in a March 10 Philly.com article for hosting the “Heart of the Matter” event presented by the Institute for Women’s Health and Leadership. The college’s program participants who were listed in the article include Joanne Getsy, MD, professor and medical director of Drexel Sleep Center; Barbara Schindler, MD, professor and vice dean for Educational and Academic Affairs; Julie Yeh, MD, an assistant professor; and Lynne Yeakel, director of the Institute for Women’s Health and Leadership.

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    • House Tour: Fishtown’s ‘Lantern House’

      March 10, 2014

      Kimberly Miller, director of Design in University Facilities, was profiled in a March 10 Philly.com article about the “Lantern House” she and her husband built and live in.

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    • Cybercrime Trends

      March 9, 2014

      Norman Balchunas, interim director of the Drexel University Cybersecurity Institute, was quoted in a March 9 Allentown Morning Call story trends in cybercrime.

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    • Galleries: String and sponges refined into art

      March 9, 2014

      “Raw to Refined,” an art exhibition currently on display in the Leonard Pearlstein Gallery of the Antoinette Westphal College of Media & Design, was reviewed in the Philadelphia Inquirer on March 9.

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    • Alabama Bill would ban abortion at 6 weeks if heartbeat detected

      March 8, 2014

      David S. Cohen, an associate professor in the School of Law, was interviewed on MSNBC’s “Melissa Harris-Perry Show” on March 8 about a new abortion law in Alabama.

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    • Representative Vanessa Lowery Brown Speaks to Drexel Students About Communication for Civic Engagement

      March 8, 2014

      A communications class taught by Lawrence Souder, PhD, an associate teaching professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was featured in the University City Review on March 8 for having guest speaker Representative Vanessa Lowery Brown.

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    • Malacologist Amanda Lawless talks marauding African land snails and other mollusks

      March 7, 2014

      Amanda Lawless, a malacologist at the Academy of Natural Sciences, was interviewed in a story about mollusks on “The Pulse” on WHYY-FM on March 7.

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    • TEDxPhiladelphia is back. Here's who's speaking

      March 7, 2014

      Genevieve Dion, an assistant professor in Westphal College and director of the Shima Seiki Haute Technology Lab, was mention in a March 7 Newsworks.org blog post about speakers at the upcoming TEDxPhiladelphia conference.

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    • The Massive Policy Failure That Paul Ryan Wants To Emulate

      March 5, 2014

      The Witnesses to Hunger program in the Center for Hunger-Free Communities in the School of Public Health was mentioned in a ThinkProgress article on March 5 about welfare reform, in which a Witnesses participant was quoted.

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    • Venezuela in Turmoil

      March 5, 2014

      George Ciccariello-Maher, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on BBC Radio on March 4 and Al Jazeera America on March 5 about the ongoing protests in Venezuela and the anniversary of the death of Hugo Chavez. He was also quoted in a Christian Science Monitor article on this topic on March 5.

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    • How Money Changes Climate Debate

      March 5, 2014

      A study on the funding behind the climate change denial movement by Dr. Robert Brulle, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was featured in Scientific American on March 5. 

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    • She used basketball skills to become a leader in a profession dominated by men

      March 5, 2014

      Drexel was mentioned in a March 5 Philadelphia Daily News article for being a client of Daniela Holt Voith, a majority partner at Voith & Mactavish Architechts who has previously taught at Drexel

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    • David O'Brien, college sports chief

      March 5, 2014

      An obituary for David O’Brien, associate teaching professor and director of sport management in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, ran in the Philadelphia Inquirer on March 5. 

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    • Putting pressure on tobacco retailers

      March 4, 2014

      Michael Yudell, PhD, an associate professor in the School of Public Health, authored a March 4 Philly.com “The Public’s Health” blog post about putting pressure on tobacco retailers.

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    • How I created a new digital identity—and you can too

      March 4, 2014

      Rachel Greenstadt, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Engineering, was mentioned in a March 4 Daily Dot post about her involvement with the anti-stylometry software Anonymouth, which she co-created with recent Drexel graduates.

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    • IS KETAMINE THE NEW MIRACLE DRUG?

      March 4, 2014

      Dr. Enrique Aradillas Lopez, MD, faculty member and residency program co-director in the neurology department at the College of Medicine, was quoted in a March 4 VICE article about ketamine-infusion treatment. Robert Schwartzman, MD, emeritus professor in the College of Medicine, was named “ketamine-infusion therapy’s American godfather” in the article.

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    • Autism Prevalence

      March 4, 2014

      James Connell, PhD, clinical director of the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute and an associate professor in the School of Education, was interviewed on "America Tonight" on Al Jazeera America on March 4, in a story about services for adults on the autism spectrum.

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    • Autism

      March 4, 2014

      The Academy of Natural Sciences’ effort to improve museum visits for children with autism were mentioned in a March 4 KYW-TV (CBS-3) segment.

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    • Changing food labels

      March 3, 2014

      Amy Auchincloss, PhD, an assistant professor in the School of Public Health, was interviewed on WHYY-Radio (91-FM)’s “Radio Times With Marty Moss-Coane” on March 3 about the proposal to change food package labels.

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    • Behind the Headlines: Venezuela's Crisis

      March 3, 2014

      George Ciccariello-Maher, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a National Geographic story on March 3 about the history behind the crisis in Venezuela. He was also quoted in a March 1 VICE post about the United States funding the Venezuelan opposition movement.

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    • Disorder in the Court

      March 3, 2014

      David S. Cohen, an associate professor in the School of Law, was mentioned in a Wall Street Journal article on March 3 about whether or not oral arguments in the Supreme Court should be recorded and/or televised.

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    • Paul Ryan wages war on the War on Poverty

      March 3, 2014

      Mariana Chilton, PhD, an associate professor and director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities in the School of Public Health, was quoted in a CNN.com story on March 3 about the modern war on poverty.

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    • Storm weakens, still a hazardous commute

      March 3, 2014

      Drexel was included in a March 3 Philly.com story about schools who closed or opened late for the snow emergency that occurred on March 3.

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    • On Spike Lee’s Gentrification Speech, or Why Won’t They Build a Fancy New Grocery Store in Mantua

      March 3, 2014

      Drexel was mentioned in a March 3 Philadelphia magazine blog post about gentrification in Mantua.

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    • Why Philly is struggling to offer more kids pre-K

      March 2, 2014

      Dominic Gullo, PhD, a professor in the School of Education, was quoted in a March 2 Newsworks.org post about the lack of pre-K in Philadelphia.

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    • The uncertain state of gas drilling and health

      March 2, 2014

      Peter DeCarlo, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a March 2 Philadelphia Inquirer story about the health effects of drilling for natural gas.

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    • Gearing up for big expansion of Drexel's neighborhood

      March 2, 2014

      Drexel was mentioned in a March 2 Philadelphia Inquirer story about its development collaboration with Amtrak and Brandywine Realty Trust. The group is reviewing proposals to develop the area around 30th Street Station as part of Drexel’s Innovation Neighborhood.

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    • Drexel University fraternity shaves heads for childhood cancer

      March 2, 2014

      Sigma Phi Epsilon was profiled in a March 2 USA Today College article for its participation with St. Baldrick’s Foundation. Justin San Juan, an undergraduate student in the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, and Jim Tyrrell, an undergraduate student in the College of Medicine, were interviewed.

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    • Why an African-American Director Wouldn’t Have Cast Lupita Nyong’o in 12 Years a Slave

      March 1, 2014

      Yaba Blay, PhD, an assistant teaching professor and co-director of the Africana Studies program in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a TheRoot.com story on March 1 about actress Lupita Nyong’o.

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