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November

    • What's the Agenda for Ferguson?

      November 26, 2014

      Donald Tibbs, JD, PhD, an associate professor in the Kline School of Law, was interviewed about the situation in Ferguson, Missouri, on WURD 900-AM on Nov. 26.

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    • New 'Clay' Could Help Remold Possibilities for Renewable Energy

      November 26, 2014

      College of Engineering researchers Yury Gogotsi, PhD, distinguished university and trustee chair professor; Michel Barsoum, PhD, distinguished professor; Mengqiang Zhao, PhD, a post-doctoral researcher; and Michael Ghidiu and Maria Lukatskaya, doctoral students; were featured in stories about electrically conductive clay they created. The discovery was published in the journal Nature on Nov. 26 and reported in several news outlets including the Christian Science Monitor, NBCNews.com, FOXNEWS.com, National Science Foundation, Chemistry World and the Daily Mail.

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    • Your Guide to Five Days of Shopping and Giving

      November 26, 2014

      Keisha Liggett-Nichols, an associate clinical professor of management for graduate studies at Drexel University Sacramento, was quoted in a Nov. 26 Sacramento Business Journal article about holiday shopping.

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    • New Class of Potent Antimalarial Drugs Found

      November 26, 2014

      Akhil Vaidya, PhD, a professor in the College of Medicine and director of its Center for Molecular Parasitology, was quoted in a story in The Hindu on Nov. 26 about his research team’s discovery of a new class of drug compounds that cause the malaria parasite to burst.

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    • Poor Technique a Cause of Injury in Dancers

      November 26, 2014

      Ellen Casey, MD, a faculty member in the College of Medicine, authored an article on Nov. 26 on Philly.com’s “Sports Doc Blog” about causes of injury in dancers.

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    • New Anti-Malaria Compound Causes Mosquito Parasites to Swell up and Explode

      November 26, 2014

      Akhil Vaidya, PhD, a professor in the College of Medicine and director of its Center for Molecular Parasitology, was quoted in a story on CBS News on Nov. 26 about his research team’s discovery of a new class of drug compounds that cause the malaria parasite to burst.

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    • The Violence in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Is Actually Good for Teens

      November 25, 2014

      Research on the cultural impact of “The Hunger Games” and movie violence on teens on social media from the College of Computing and Informatics and College of Arts and Sciences was mentioned in a Wired.com article on Nov. 25.

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    • Former Teammate Donates Kidney To Friend

      November 25, 2014

      A story on WTXF-TV (FOX-29) on Nov. 25 profiled Jason Kilderry, coach of the triathlon team, whose life was saved by a kidney transplant.

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    • How Did the Ferguson Grand Jury Return With No Charges?

      November 25, 2014

      Donald Tibbs, JD, PhD, an associate professor in the Kline School of Law, was interviewed on KTXL-TV (FOX-40) and KFBK-FM Radio in Sacramento on Nov. 25 about whether a grand jury should have indicted Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson and quoted in a Christian Science Monitor story that was also picked up by Yahoo! News.

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    • New Anti-Malaria Compound Causes Mosquito Parasites to Swell up and Explode

      November 25, 2014

      Akhil Vaidya, PhD, a professor in the College of Medicine and director of its Center for Molecular Parasitology, was quoted in a story on CBS News about his research team’s discovery of a new class of drug compounds that cause the malaria parasite to burst.

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    • Night of Peaceful Protesting in Philadelphia

      November 25, 2014

      Morgan Flash, an undergraduate student in the School of Public Health, was quoted in a WPVI-TV (6-abc) story about Ferguson protests on Nov. 25.

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    • The Barnes Settles in Despite Departures

      November 25, 2014

      Derek Gillman, a distinguished visiting professor in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and former executive director and president of the Barnes Foundation, was mentioned in a Philadelphia Inquirer article on Nov. 25 about the Barnes Foundation.

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    • Culinary Confab

      November 25, 2014

      The Philly Chef Conference, hosted by the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, was spotlighted on EdiblePhilly.com on Nov. 25

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    • Night of Paceful Protesting in Philadelphia

      November 25, 2014

      Morgan Flash, an undergraduate student in the School of Public Health, was quoted in a WPVI-TV (6-abc) story about Ferguson protests on Nov. 25.

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    • The Barnes Settles in Despite Departures

      November 25, 2014

      Derek Gillman, a distinguished visiting professor in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and former executive director and president of the Barnes Foundation, was mentioned in a Philadelphia Inquirer article on Nov. 25 about the Barnes Foundation.

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    • The Violence in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Is Actually Good for Teens

      November 25, 2014

      Research on the cultural impact of “The Hunger Games” and movie violence on teens on social media from the College of Computing and Informatics and College of Arts and Sciences was mentioned in a Wired.com article on Nov. 25.

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    • Former Teammate Donates Kidney To Friend

      November 25, 2014

      A story on WTXF-TV (FOX-29) on Nov. 25 profiled Jason Kilderry, coach of the triathlon team, whose life was saved by a kidney transplant.

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    • What's in Ferguson Files? Little Clarity, Lots of Questions

      November 25, 2014

      Donald Tibbs, JD, PhD, an associate professor in the Kline School of Law, was interviewed on KTXL-TV (FOX-40) and KFBK-FM in Sacramento on Nov. 25 about whether a grand jury should have indicted Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson and quoted in a Christian Science Monitor story that was also picked up by Yahoo! News.

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    • PA Universities Net $750k State Grant to Grow Local Game Industry

      November 24, 2014

      Frank Lee, PhD, an associate professor in Westphal College and director of the Entrepreneurial Game Studio, was quoted in Nov. 24 post on Gamasutra.com about the EGS receiving part of a $750,000 grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development to grow the video game industry in Philadelphia.

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    • At Drexel, Watching Stem Cells Pick Their Fate — in 3D

      November 24, 2014

      Andrew Cohen, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering, and Eric Wait, a doctoral candidate in the College of Engineering, were featured in a Nov. 24 Technically Philly post about visualization technology they invented to help microbiologists study cell behavior.

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    • Drexel Students Launch New Ecofriendly Yogawear Line

      November 24, 2014

      Ashley Revay and Erin Moffitt, undergraduate students in the LeBow College of Business and Close School of Entrepreneurship, were mentioned in a Nov. 24 PhillyMag.com “Be Well Philly” post for launching a Kickstarter campaign for their eco-friendly active wear startup, Chakra Fitwear.

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    • To Change a Campus, Talk to the Dean

      November 24, 2014

      Nancy Songer, PhD, dean of the School of Education, was quoted in a Chronicle of Higher Education story on Nov. 24 about deans helping colleges to evolve.

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    • On the Boards

      November 24, 2014

      Newly-named Drexel trustees Richelle Parham, chief marketing officer of eBay North America, and David R. Geltzer, founder/CEO of the Geltzer Family Foundation, were mentioned in a Nov. 24 Philadelphia Inquirer “On the Boards” column.

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    • PA Universities Net $750k State Grant to Grow Local Game Industry

      November 24, 2014

      Frank Lee, PhD, an associate professor in Westphal College and director of the Entrepreneurial Game Studio, was quoted in Nov. 24 post on Gamasutra.com about the EGS receiving part of a $750,000 grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development to grow the video game industry in Philadelphia.

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    • At Drexel, Watching Stem Cells Pick Their Fate — in 3D

      November 24, 2014

      Andrew Cohen, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering, and Eric Wait, a doctoral candidate in the College of Engineering, were featured in a Nov. 24 Technically Philly post about visualization technology they invented to help microbiologists study cell behavior.

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    • Drexel Students Launch New Ecofriendly Yogawear Line

      November 24, 2014

      Ashley Revay and Erin Moffitt, undergraduate students in the LeBow College of Business and Close School of Entrepreneurship, were mentioned in a Nov. 24 PhillyMag.com “Be Well Philly” post for launching a Kickstarter campaign for their eco-friendly active wear startup, Chakra Fitwear.

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    • #PhillyFive Things to Do: Nov. 23, 2014

      November 23, 2014

      A concert with the Drexel University Orchestra in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and David Kim of the Philadelphia Orchestra was spotlighted on Philly.com on Nov. 23.

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    • When an Apology Falls Short of Remorse

      November 23, 2014

      William Rosenberg, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer story on Nov. 24 about Lincoln University’s president’s apology for his comments about rape and other high profile apologies.

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    • Casino Lab at Drexel Preparing Workers for Modern Atlantic City Jobs

      November 23, 2014

      The Casino Training Lab in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management was featured in the Press of Atlantic City on Nov. 23. Robert Ambrose, an instructor in the Center, and Vincent Santosusso, a student in the hospitality management program, were quoted.

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    • Video Game Developers, Universities Pushing the Right Buttons

      November 23, 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 Nov. 24 Metro story about the growth of the video game industry in Philadelphia with support from programs, like Lee’s at Drexel, and game-specific collaborative workspaces, like Philly Game Forge and Cipher Prime. He was also quoted in a similar story posted on Technically Philly on Nov. 21, on PhillyMag.com on Nov. 24 and in the Philadelphia Business Journal on Nov. 24.

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    • Dinosaur Days @ The Academy Of Natural Sciences November 28-30

      November 21, 2014

      The Academy of Natural Sciences’ “Dinosaur Days” event and “Chocolate: The Exhibition” show were mentioned in a Nov. 21 Geekadelphia post.

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    • Dual Roles at the Academy

      November 21, 2014

      Ted Daeschler, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts & Sciences and vice president for collections at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, was profiled in a Philadelphia Business Journal article on Nov. 21 about playing multiple roles following Academy’s merger with Drexel three years ago.

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    • Do This!

      November 21, 2014

      A production of “Blood Wedding” by the Drexel Co-op Theater Company in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and the Philadelphia Artists’ Collective was spotlighted in The Philadelphia Inquirer’s “Do This” section on Nov. 21.

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    • Philadelphia Orchestra’s David Kim Joins Drexel University Orchestra for Concert

      November 21, 2014

      On Nov. 21, the University City Review spotlighted the upcoming concert by the Drexel University Orchestra in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design with David Kim from the Philadelphia Orchestra

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    • Groundbreaking Philadelphia Research Project Will Comb Data to Boost Health and Lower Costs

      November 20, 2014

      Drexel was mentioned for its partnership with Independence Blue Cross in a Nov. 20 Keystone Edge article.

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    • Building the Library of the Future in Philadelphia

      November 20, 2014

      Drexel was mentioned in a Nov. 20 Keystone Edge article for partnering with the Free Library of Philadelphia’s Culinary Literacy Center.

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    • Private Sector in Health

      November 20, 2014

      Rob Field, JD, PhD, a professor in the School of Public Health and Kline School of Law, authored a Nov. 20 letter to the editor in The New York Times in response to an article about the symbiosis between the government and private insurers under the Affordable Care Act.

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    • Initial Reactions to Obama's Immigration Speech Range From Joy to Disappointment to Anger

      November 20, 2014

      Anil Kalhan, JD, an associate professor in the Kline School of Law, was quoted in a Public Radio International “The World” story on Nov. 20 about President Obama’s executive action on immigration.

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    • Sonny Vaccaro: 'Penn State Will be the Death of Mark Emmert'

      November 20, 2014

      CBSSports.com mentioned the Sport for Social Change Conference hosted by the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management in a story about the NCAA on Nov. 20.

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    • Tiny Robot Developed at Drexel can Help Lead the Way to Tech Education

      November 20, 2014

      Pramod Abichandani, PhD, an assistant teaching professor in the College of Engineering, was featured in a Nov. 21 WHYY-FM/Newsworks.org story about a non-profit he started to make affordable robots and robotics teaching materials for use in local schools.

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    • The Science Behind Turkey Brining, Tryptophan and the Perfect Thanksgiving Roll

      November 20, 2014

      Jacob Lahne, PhD, an assistant professor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, was quoted in a WHYY/Newsworks.org story on Nov. 20 about the science behind Thanksgiving food.

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    • Remembering Mike Nichols, Fearless Director, Unparalleled Auteur

      November 20, 2014

      Ron Bishop, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Christian Science Monitor article on Nov. 20 about the legacy of entertainment icon Mike Nichols.

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    • Health Care, Gas Drilling Industries Await Gov.-Elect Wolf's Footprint

      November 19, 2014

      Rob Field, JD, PhD, a professor in the School of Public Health and Kline School of Law, was quoted in a Pittsburgh Tribune-Review article on Nov. 19 about the anticipated health care policies of Pa. Governor-elect Tom Wolf.

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    • Police launch porn probe over Oregon teen sex videos

      November 19, 2014

      A study on ‘sexting’ – sending sexually explicit text messages – by David DeMatteo, JD, PhD, an associate professor of psychology and law and director of Drexel’s joint JD/PhD program in psychology and law in the College of Arts and Sciences and Kline School of Law, Heidi Strohmaier, a PhD candidate in psychology, and Megan Murphy, a JD/PhD candidate, was mentioned in a Reuters article on Nov. 18.

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    • Building the Library of the Future Here in Philadelphia

      November 18, 2014

      Drexel was mentioned in a Nov. 18 Flying Kite Media post about its participation in the Free Library of Philadelphia’s Culinary Literacy Center.

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    • Donors Stepping up for Democratic Convention Bid

      November 18, 2014

      President John Fry was mentioned in a Nov. 18 Philadelphia Inquirer story about Philadelphia’s bid to host the Democratic National Convention

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    • Valuable Fossil Stash Behind New Jersey Strip Mall

      November 18, 2014

      Kenneth Lacovara, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a story on AOL.com on Nov. 18, which included video footage from a story on 3 News New Zealand, about his fossil dig site in New Jersey.

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    • From Discarded to Delicious

      November 18, 2014

      Jonathan Deutsch, director of Drexel's Center for Hospitality and Sports Management, Emily Crasnick, an undergraduate culinary science major, and Ally Zeitz, an undergraduate culinary arts major, were quoted in a Nov. 18 Philadelphia Inquirer story about a food recovery program that is a partnership between the Center and Brown’s ShopRite in West Philadelphia. The program, in which students develop recipes from food that would otherwise be thrown away, was recently recognized by the EPA.

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    • Chances Are, Your Teen has Sexted

      November 18, 2014

      A study on ‘sexting’ – sending sexually explicit text messages – by David DeMatteo, JD, PhD, an associate professor of psychology and law and director of Drexel’s joint JD/PhD program in psychology and law in the College of Arts and Sciences and Kline School of Law, Heidi Strohmaier, a PhD candidate in psychology, and Megan Murphy, a JD/PhD candidate, was featured on CNN.com on Nov. 18.

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    • Philadelphia, the Innovator

      November 18, 2014

      The Close School of Entrepreneurship were mentioned in an op-ed article in the Philadelphia Inquirer on Nov. 19 about Philadelphia as a center for innovation.

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    • A Little to See, a Lot to Like

      November 18, 2014

      An exhibition of works by artist Bill Walton in the Leonard Pearlstein Gallery of the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design was reviewed by Broad Street Review on Nov. 18.

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    • This Drexel Prof Built an Easy-to-Program Robot: LocoRobo

      November 18, 2014

      Pramod Abichandani, PhD, an assistant teaching professor in the College of Engineering was featured in a Nov. 18 post on Technically Philly about his non-profit company that is making open-source robots and teaching materials for use in K-12 and college robotics curriculums.

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    • The Oldest Water System in the Country

      November 18, 2014

      Joseph Martin, PhD, a professor in the College of Engineering, was interviewed in a WCAU-TV (NBC-10) story on Nov. 18 about water infrastructure in Philadelphia.

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    • Prince Albert Junior Hockey Team’s New Mascot Depicting Arabian Raider Offensive to Middle Eastern People, Critics Say

      November 18, 2014

      Ellen Staurowsky, EdD, a professor in the Center for Hospitality and Sports Management, was quoted in a Canadian Press wire story, which was picked up by numerous outlets including the National Post, on Nov. 18.

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    • Justin Has The Tuesday Evening Forecast From University City

      November 18, 2014

      Anthony McDonnell, an undergraduate student in the LeBow College of Business, was featured in KYW-TV (CBS-3)’s weather report on Nov. 18 with other student members of the Sigma Alpha Mu fraternity for fundraising in the cold.

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    • Drexel Professor Creates LocoRobo, a Nonprofit to Teach Robotics

      November 17, 2014

      Pramod Abichandani, an assistant teaching professor in the College of Engineering, was featured in a Nov. 17 Philadelphia Business Journal article about LocoRobo, a nonprofit educational robotics company he formed. Link to story Drexel was mentioned as host of the annual Philly Chef Conference in a Nov. 17 Philly.com article about the arrival of Industree, a restaurant-industry networking group, in Philadelphia.

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    • Sacramento, National Retail Sales Expected to Strengthen this Holiday, Economists Say

      November 17, 2014

      Sally Hamilton, PhD, an assistant clinical professor at Drexel Sacramento, was quoted in a Nov. 17 Sacramento Bee article about holiday shopping.

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    • Paleontologists Dig up Prehistoric Fossils Behind New Jersey Shopping Center

      November 17, 2014

      A Nov. 17 Yahoo! News story featured the New Jersey paleontology research led by Kenneth Lacovara, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences. Paul Ullmann, a doctoral candidate in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted.

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    • How the Drexel-Academy of Natural Sciences Partnership is Doing Three Years Into Merger

      November 17, 2014

      The three-year partnership between Drexel and the Academy of Natural Sciences was featured in a Nov. 17 Philadelphia Business Journal article that quoted George Gephart, president and CEO of the Academy of Natural Sciences, David Velinsky, vice president of the Academy of Natural Sciences, and Donna Murasko, PhD, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.

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    • Biggest Social Media Scams

      November 17, 2014

      Rob D’Ovidio, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Nov. 17 WPVI-TV (6-abc) segment about social media scams.

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    • Galleries: Two sculptors are given their due

      November 16, 2014

      An exhibition of works by artist Bill Walton in the Leonard Pearlstein Gallery of the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design was reviewed in The Philadelphia Inquirer on Nov. 16.

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    • As diabetes rates rise in Philly, researchers work on detecting those at risk

      November 16, 2014

      Longjian Liu, MD, PhD, an associate professor and interim chair of the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health in the School of Public Health, and Ana Núñez, MD, a professor and associate dean for urban health equity, education and research in the College of Medicine, were interviewed for a story on WHYY-FM/Newsworks.org on Nov. 16 about their research on rising diabetes rates and diabetes prevention in Philadelphia.

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    • Fossil finds behind N.J. strip mall causing excitement

      November 16, 2014

      Kenneth Lacovara, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed in a CBS Evening News segment that aired Nov. 16, about his team’s work at a fossil dig site in Mantua Township, N.J., where they collect fossils from around the time of the extinction of dinosaurs for their research, and engage the local community with hands-on science learning opportunities. The story also aired nationally during CBS This Morning on Nov. 17.

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    • Dogs need companionship

      November 15, 2014

      A photo of Jersey, Drexel’s on-site therapy dog, ran in a Nov. 15 Courier-Post story about dog companionship.

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    • Photo of the Day

      November 14, 2014

      Arsen Nikiforouk, an undergraduate student in the LeBow College of Business, was featured in The Philadelphia Inquirer’s “Photo of the Day” on Nov. 14.

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    • Review: 'Blood Wedding' with poetry and song

      November 14, 2014

      “Blood Wedding,” a performance by the Drexel Co-Op Theater Company in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and the Philadelphia Artists’ Collective, was reviewed on Newsworks.org on Nov. 14

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    • Chefs conference coming back to Drexel, will be open to the public

      November 14, 2014

      The upcoming 2015 Philly Chef Conference hosted by the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management was previewed in the Philadelphia Business Journal on Nov. 14.

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    • A Local Pilot Program Shows How Repurposed Food Can Help The Needy

      November 14, 2014

      Ally Zeitz, an undergraduate student in Drexel’s Center for Hospitality and Sport Management was mentioned in a Nov. 14 KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) story about a food recovery program that is a partnership between the Center and Brown’s ShopRite in West Philadelphia. The program, in which students develop recipes from food that would otherwise be thrown away, was recognized by the EPA.

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    • Saxbys teams with Drexel to open student-run café

      November 14, 2014

      The Close School of Entrepreneurship was mentioned in a Nov. 14 Philadelphia Business Journal article about its partnership with the Saxbys coffee chain to open a student-run experiential learning café. Meghan Regan, an undergraduate student in the LeBow College of Business, was mentioned in the story.

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    • Watch Philly Mag’s ThinkFest

      November 14, 2014

      President John A. Fry was mentioned in Nov. 14 stories on 6abc.com, Technically Philly and PhillyMag.com for participating in Philadelphia magazine’s ThinkFest 2014. Drexel was mentioned as the host in Nov. 14 CBSLocal.com.

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    • Drexel president John Fry to chair Wolf's transition team

      November 14, 2014

      President John A. Fry was featured in a WHYY-FM/Newsworks.org story on Nov. 14 about his selection as chairman of Governor-elect Tom Wolf’s transition team.

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    • Sale Sidelined, Phila. City Council Opens Wider Hearing on Future of PGW

      November 14, 2014

      Drexel was mentioned for hosting a hearing on PGW in a Nov. 13 KYW-Newsradio (1060-AM) segment.

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    • Drexel University Food Recovery Program to Get Recognized by EPA

      November 14, 2014

      The Center for Hospitality and Sports Management was mentioned in a Nov. 14 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) segment for being recognized by the Environmental Protection Agency for its’ food recovery program.

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    • Vitamin D and Athletic Performance

      November 14, 2014

      Stella Volpe, PhD, a professor and chair of the Department of Nutrition Sciences in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, and Nyree Dardarian, a faculty member in the college and director of the Center for Integrated Nutrition & Performance, was quoted in a Philly.com “Sports Doc” blog post on Nov. 14 about vitamin D deficiency and its effect on athletic performance. The post was authored by Thomas Trojian, MD, a faculty member in the College of Medicine.

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    • Phila. Leaders are Major Players on Wolf Transition Team

      November 14, 2014

      President John A. Fry was featured in a Philadelphia Inquirer story on Nov. 13 for being named the chairman of Governor-elect Tom Wolf’s transition team. The story was also mentioned in various media outlets including The Associated Press, The Morning Call (Allentown) and Patriot-News (Harrisburg).

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    • Purchase of Atlantic City casino would allow the expansion Stockton College needs

      November 13, 2014

      Robert Ambrose, an instructor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management was quoted in a Philadelphia Business Journal article on Nov. 13 about Stockton College purchasing an Atlantic City casino.

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    • Goals of Educators in Sacramento

      November 13, 2014

      Michael Marion, PhD, executive director and associate vice provost of Drexel University in Sacramento, was interviewed in a Nov. 13 KFBK-AM (Sacramento) segment about educators and young professionals in Sacramento.

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    • Pa. autism census shows uptick in services, especially for adults

      November 13, 2014

      Lindsay Shea, DrPH, an assistant professor in the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute and director of the eastern region of the Pennsylvania Autism Services, Education, Resources and Training Collaborative (ASERT), was quoted in a WHYY-FM/Newsworks story on Nov. 13 about the new ASERT census she led showing that the number of individuals with autism receiving services has tripled in the state.

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    • 'The Minute Kitchen' Schools Asian Students in Traditional Chinese Cooking Methods

      November 13, 2014

      Haojun Liu, a graduate student in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was mentioned in a Nov. 13 Philadelphia Daily News story about “The Minute Kitchen,” a project that promotes home-cooking for Chinese-born American students.

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    • College of the Morning

      November 13, 2014

      Drexel was mentioned in a Nov. 13 WPVI-TV (6-abc) segment, as its “college of the morning,” during its morning weather forecast.

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    • Villanova Professor to Speak About Stereotypes

      November 13, 2014

      Drexel was mentioned in a Nov. 13 Philly.com post for hosting Philadelphia magazine’s 2014 ThinkFest.

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    • Chocolate Exhibit

      November 13, 2014

      "Chocolate: The Exhibition” at The Academy of Natural Sciences was featured in a Nov. 13 WXTF-TV (FOX-29) segment.

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    • Paleo Eating, Out of the Cave

      November 13, 2014

      Vicki Schwartz, an assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer story on Nov. 13 about paleo diets. Schwartz was also quoted in a Deseret News story on Nov. 8 about gluten-free foods.

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    • How Drexel and the IBC Foundation are Fighting Childhood Obesity

      November 13, 2014

      Stella Volpe, PhD, a professor and chair of the Department of Nutrition Sciences in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, and Abby Duffine Gillman, a project manager in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, co-authored a post on the Philly.com “Healthy Kids” blog on Nov. 13 about their research on the Independence Blue Cross Foundation’s Healthy Futures Initiative. The project aims to reduce obesity in children in Philadelphia schools.

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    • Kindergarten Not All Fun And Games Anymore

      November 12, 2014

      Dominic Gullo, PhD, a professor in the School of Education and associate dean of research, was quoted in a PNPR-88.9 (Nevada Public Radio) segment on Nov. 12 about kindergarten.

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    • Listening: The Miracle Drug

      November 12, 2014

      Drexel was mentioned in a Nov. 12 Huffington Post article for hosting a workshop by the American Academy on Communication in Healthcare.

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    • Gingerbread houses at Liberty Place

      November 12, 2014

      The Center for Hospitality and Sport Management was mentioned in a Nov. 12 Philly.com post about the Gingerbread House Display at Liberty Place.

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    • Brotherly Love: Non-Profit Uses Squash To Reach Kids

      November 12, 2014

      Evan Ehlers, an undergraduate student in the Close School of Entrepreneurship, was quoted in a Nov. 12 KYW-TV (CBS-3) segment for volunteering with SquashSmarts, a nonprofit afterschool program that helps children play squash and improve their academics.

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    • $100,000 up for grabs in Drexel basketball shooting contest

      November 12, 2014

      Drexel was mentioned in a Nov. 12 Philadelphia Business Journal article about a shooting contest that will be held throughout the season at all of Drexel’s men’s and women’s home basketball games.

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    • Suicide Death of Robin Williams Brings Attention to ‘Lewy Body Dementia’

      November 12, 2014

      Carol Lippa, MD, professor and interim chair of the Department of Neurology in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a Nov. 12 KYW-Newsradio (1060-AM) segment on Lewy Body Dementia in response to a report that suggests Robin Williams may have suffered from the disease.

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    • What’s New with Dinosaurs

      November 12, 2014

      Kenneth Lacovara, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on “Radio Times” on WHYY-FM on Nov. 12 about recent dinosaur discoveries.

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    • Weekly Entertainment Guide - Philly Photo Day Exhibit, Fall Dance Sampler & Delaware Arts

      November 12, 2014

      Blood Wedding,” a production by the Drexel Co-Op Theater Company in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and Philadelphia Artists’ Collective, was spotlighted in WHYY/Newsworks.org’s Entertainment Guide on Nov. 12. It was also featured in the Broad Street Review.

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    • Engineers Strengthen Atom-Thick Films for Next-Gen Tech

      November 12, 2014

      Yury Gogotsi, PhD, Distinguished University and Trustee Chair professor in the College of Engineering and director of the A.J. Drexel Nanomaterials Institute, and Michel Barsoum, PhD, Distinguished Professor in the College of Engineering, were quoted in a Nov. 12 post on Tech Times about flexible nanocomposite material they created.

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    • So, what's all the hub-bub?

      November 12, 2014

      Drexel was mentioned in a Nov. 12 Philadelphia Daily News op-ed article for hosting the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission on campus.

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    • Drexel basketball at a glance

      November 12, 2014

      Men’s Basketball Head Coach Bruiser Flint was quoted in a Nov. 12 Philadelphia Daily News story about expectations for the upcoming basketball season, which starts on Friday with the Dragons playing at Colorado.

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    • Two Girls Who Want to Fight Malaria With Code

      November 11, 2014

      Tamanna Chawla and Tarika Chawla, two seniors in the College of Computing and Informatics, were mentioned in a Nov. 13 Huffington Post article about fighting malaria with code.

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    • PCN Tours

      November 11, 2014

      Tech. Sgt. David Cossaboon, a student in the College of Engineering, was interviewed on Pennsylvania Cable Network on Nov. 11 in a segment about military duty.

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    • A chilling, tumultuous 'Blood Wedding'

      November 11, 2014

      The “Blood Wedding” performance by the Co-Op Theater Company in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design with Philadelphia Artists’ Collective was reviewed in a Nov. 11 Philadelphia Inquirer article. It also was reviewed on Phindie.com on Nov. 10.

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    • Ninth Annual Philly Startup Weekend Comes to Drexel

      November 11, 2014

      Charles Sacco, interim director of the Baiada Institute, the Close School’s Entrepreneur in Residence and director of External Relations, and the Thomas Kline School of Law were mentioned in a Nov. 11 Flying Kite Media article about Drexel’s involvement with the Startup Weekend.

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    • Buffington to step down as UArts head

      November 11, 2014

      The Westphal College of Media Arts & Design was mentioned in a Nov. 11 Philadelphia Inquirer article for its partnership with the University of the Arts, whose president is stepping down this year.

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    • Veterans Day 2014

      November 11, 2014

      Drexel was mentioned in WPVI-TV (6-abc) and WTXF-TV (FOX-29) segments on Nov. 11 for hosting a special ceremony for its 600+ veteran students on Veterans Day.

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    • Nine in 10 Providers Pursuing Telemedicine, Despite Hurdles

      November 11, 2014

      Drexel’s partnership with The Independence Blue Cross Center for Health Care Innovation was mentioned in a Nov. 11 Politico article.

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    • Philadelphia Professor Brings Art, Technology Together In 3-D App

      November 10, 2014

      Aroutis Foster, PhD, an assistant professor in the School of Education, was featured in a CBSPhilly.com post on Nov. 10 about the challenges and rewards of working in education.

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    • UIL won't pull plug on bid for PGW

      November 10, 2014

      Drexel was mentioned in a Nov. 10 Philadelphia Inquirer article for hosting the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission on campus.

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    • Drexel Just Opened America's First Stand-Alone School Of Entrepreneurship

      November 10, 2014

      The Close School of Entrepreneurship and Charles Sacco, interim director of the Baiada Institute, the Close School’s Entrepreneur in Residence and director of External Relations, were mentioned in a Nov. 10 Business Insider article as America’s first stand-alone entrepreneurship school. The LeBow College of Business was also mentioned.

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    • Drexel University Center for Hospitality & Sport Management students visit with executives from Dover Downs Hotel & Casino in Delaware

      November 9, 2014

      On Nov. 9, Casino Life Magazine spotlighted a visit to Dover Downs Hotel & Casino in Delaware by casino management students from the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management.

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    • Thousands walk to back the fight against Alzheimer's

      November 9, 2014

      Carol Lippa, MD, professor and interim chair of the Department of Neurology in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a Nov. 10 Philadelphia Inquirer story about the Walk to End Alzheimer’s fundraising event.

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    • Prehistory’s Brilliant Future

      November 9, 2014

      Drexel was mentioned in a New York Times Sunday Review article on Nov. 9 about the future of paleontology. The piece mention the discovery of the dinosaur Dreadnoughtus schrani by a team led by Kenneth Lacovara, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences.

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    • Suzan Shown Harjo to Discuss Redskins at Drexel Conference

      November 9, 2014

      The upcoming Sport for Social Change Conference hosted by the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management was featured on IndianCountryTodayMediaNetwork.com on Nov. 9.

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    • Slowing the Brain Drain in Central Africa to Protect the Environment and Public Health

      November 8, 2014

      Drexel’s partnership with the Congo Basin Institute was mentioned in a Nov. 8 Huffington Post story about the effects of “brain drain” in Central Africa.

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    • Corbett’s Healthy PA Medicaid plan on shaky ground following Wolf’s gubernatorial win

      November 7, 2014

      Robert Field, JD, PhD, a professor in the Kline School of Law and the School of Public Health, was quoted in a Newsworks story on Nov. 7 about changes to Pennsylvania’s Medicare program that could happen under governor-elect Tom Wolf.

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    • Why Rowan is the new Drexel

      November 7, 2014

      Drexel was mentioned in a Philadelphia Business Journal story on Nov. 7 about Rowan University’s turnaround being similar to that of Drexel in the ‘90s.

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    • Q&A: What Is 4chan and Where Did It Come From?

      November 7, 2014

      Rob D’Ovidio, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in an Associated Press article on Nov. 7 about the social networking site 4chan. The story was picked up by numerous outlets, including U.S. News & World Report, ABCNews.com and Salon.com.

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    • A New Challenge

      November 6, 2014

      Lisa McElroy, JD, an associate professor in the Kline School of Law was interviewed on KPCC-FM (Los Angeles) about the Supreme Court agreeing to hear a new challenge to President Obama's health care law.

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    • Pa. Husband and Wife Team Talk about Caring for Soldiers Amid 'Constant Change' at Landstuhl

      November 6, 2014

      Michael Weingarten, a professor in the College of Medicine, was featured in a Nov. 6 WHYY/Newsworks story about teaming up with his wife, who is an associate professor of nursing at Villanova University, to help wounded soldiers.

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    • When a Donation Steers Off Course

      November 6, 2014

      The Kline School of Law was mentioned in a Nov. 6 New York Times article about its new donor relationship with Thomas R. Kline, a Drexel trustee and a founding partner of the nationally recognized firm, Kline & Specter, who pledged $50 million to name the law school.

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    • Mobile app Scholly wins big at Drexel incubator competition

      November 6, 2014

      Charles Sacco, interim director of the Baiada Institute, the Close School’s Entrepreneur in Residence and director of External Relations, and Christopher Gray, an undergraduate student in the LeBow College of Business, were quoted in a Nov. 6 Technically Philly post about Drexel Startup Day hosted by the Close School of Entrepreneurship. Gray won the top prize for his scholarship app Scholly.

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    • Health Buzz: Want to Beat Obesity? See a Shrink

      November 6, 2014

      Meghan Butryn, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a U.S. News & World Report article on Nov. 6 about counseling as an effective tool for weight loss.

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    • The Rejection of Fracking

      November 6, 2014

      Shawkat Hammoudeh, PhD, a professor in the LeBow College of Business, was interviewed on KCBS-AM (San Francisco) on Nov. 6 about a fracking ban approved by voters in Denton, Texas.

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    • Looking to Science for Answers About Race

      November 6, 2014

      Michael Yudell, PhD, an associate professor and interim chair of the Department of Community Health and Prevention in the School of Public Health, authored an article that was published on TIME.com on Nov. 6 about the history of the concept of race in science.

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    • Philadelphia Magazine’s ThinkFest Gathers This City’s Brightest Minds To Present Big Ideas During A One-Day Event, Friday, November 14

      November 5, 2014

      Drexel was mentioned for hosting and participating in Philadelphia magazine’s “ThinkFest” event in a Nov. 5 Uwishunu blog post.

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    • For Joan Rivers’s Doctor, Fame Delivers Its Bill

      November 5, 2014

      Robert Sataloff, MD, a professor, chairman of the otolaryngology department and senior associate dean for clinical academic specialties in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a Nov. 5 New York Times article about Dr. Gwen Korovin, the ear, nose and throat specialist who controversially operated on Joan Rivers before the comedian’s death.

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    • Political Observers See Hard Legislative Road Ahead For Tom Wolf

      November 5, 2014

      William Rosenberg, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed in a Nov. 5 KYW Newsradio segment about newly elected Pennsylvania governor Tom Wolf.

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    • A Unique Culinary Treat

      November 5, 2014

      Drexel was mentioned in a Nov. 5 WPVI-TV (6-abc) segment for hosting TV Chef Carla Hall from ABC’s “The Chew” on campus while she gave out free samples of food from her future restaurant Southern Kitchen, which she is working on in collaboration with Drexel culinary students from the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management.

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    • IN THE WINGS: A Conversation with Blood Wedding Star Judith Lightfoot Clarke

      November 5, 2014

      An upcoming performance of “Blood Wedding” by the Co-Op Theater Company in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design was featured on PhillyMag.com on Nov. 5 with a Q+A with one of the actors and was spotlighted on Philly.com on Nov. 6. The show was also featured on Phindie.com on Nov. 5 with a Q+A with Philadelphia Artist Collective’s Damon Bonetti.

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    • What Do These Midterm Results Tell Us?

      November 5, 2014

      William Rosenberg, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed in a Nov. 5 KYW-TV (CBS-3) segment about the results of the midterm elections.

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    • Meet the new gridlock, same as the old...

      November 5, 2014

      Robert Brulle, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Nov. 5 Philadelphia Daily News article about how the GOP-led Congress will respond to the Environmental Protection Agency’s efforts.

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    • You Asked: Is Eating Dessert Really That Bad For Me?

      November 5, 2014

      Nyree Dardarian, a faculty member in the College of Nursing and Health Professions and director of the Center for integrated Nutrition & Performance, was quoted in a TIME.com article on Nov. 5 about healthy desserts.

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    • Independence Blue Cross, Drexel team up to research healthcare innovation

      November 4, 2014

      Drexel’s new partnership with Independence Blue Cross was featured on Nov. 4 and Nov. 5 in MedCity News, the Philadelphia Tribune and Health IT Analytics.

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    • To lose weight, Penn researchers suggest counseling — but not from primary care doctor

      November 4, 2014

      Meghan Butryn, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a WHYY-FM/Newsworks.org story on Nov. 4 about a study she co-authored about behavioral interventions for weight management.

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    • Election Day diary 2014; turnout brisk in some places

      November 4, 2014

      Tom Hipper, program manager of the Center for Public Health Readiness and Communication in the School of Public Health, was quoted in a Nov. 4 Philly.com article about the midterm elections.

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    • European trade reps on Philly junket

      November 4, 2014

      The ExCite Center and URBN Center of the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design were mentioned in a Nov. 4 Philadelphia Inquirer article as stops on the Philadelphia tour of Italy’s Consul General.

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    • Drexel opens $3.7M health center in Center City

      November 4, 2014

      The opening of Parkway Health & Wellness, the new clinical site with adjoining research facilities for the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was featured in the Philadelphia Business Journal in an article on Nov. 4.

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    • Striving for a Climate Change

      November 3, 2014

      Robert Brulle, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in The Chronicle of Higher Education on Nov. 3 about climate change.

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    • Measurements in the Mud

      November 3, 2014

      Academy of Natural Sciences wetland project coordinator Kirk Raper was interviewed in a Nov. 3 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) segment about research on the disappearing wetlands of the Mid-Atlantic.

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    • Leadership, teamwork and athletics

      November 3, 2014

      Stan Silverman, vice chairman of Drexel’s Board of Trustees, authored a Nov. 3 column in the Philadelphia Business Journal about the importance of leadership in sports. Eric Zillmer, PsyD, director of athletics and Carl R. Pacifico professor of neuropsychology in the College of Arts and Sciences, and Women’s Basketball Head Coach Denise Dillon were also quoted.

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    • Would a Republican Senate really try to repeal Obamacare?

      November 2, 2014

      Robert I. Field, PhD, JD a professor in the School of Public Health and Kline School of Law, authored a Nov. 3 Philly.com column about the possibility of a Republican Senate trying to repeal Obamacare. He also authored a Nov. 2 Philly.com column about expatriates purchasing insurance.

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    • The Cleaning Ingredient That Could Contaminate Your Indoor Air

      November 1, 2014

      Michael Waring, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a Nov. 3 post on Rodale News.com about his study on scented household cleaners and air fresheners.

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    • App idea considered to make Center City tourism easier

      November 1, 2014

      Rosalind Remer, PhD, vice president and executive director of the Office of the President, was quoted in a Nov.1 Philadelphia Inquirer story about a build-your-own itinerary app for tourists that used research by graduate students in the Heritage Tourism Project at Drexel’s Center for Hospitality and Sport Management.

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