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July

    • As Real Estate Market Booms, Demand for Lawyers Rises, Too

      July 31, 2015

      Drexel’s plan to transform the University City High School site was mentioned in a July 31 Philadelphia Inquirer story about a demand for lawyers as part of the booming real estate market.

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    • The Worm Turns

      July 31, 2015

      Neilanjan Nandi, MD, an assistant professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a July 31 Philadelphia Inquirer article about helminthic therapy, the use of tiny worms (usually in the larval stage) as immunotherapy for diseases caused by chronic inflammation.

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    • Phila. Program Aims to Stem Infection of Violence

      July 31, 2015

      Linda Rich, director of education and consultation with the Center for Nonviolence and Social Justice and its Healing Hurt People program in the School of Public Health and College of Medicine, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer article on July 31 about violence intervention programs in Philadelphia.

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    • Planned Parenthood Under Attack by Anti-Abortion Hackers, Politicians

      July 31, 2015

      David S. Cohen, JD, associate professor in the Kline School of Law, was quoted in a July 31 Rolling Stone article about anti-abortion hackers attacking Planned Parenthood.

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    • A to-do List for Philly Before the Pope, Democrats Arrive

      July 31, 2015

      Harris Steinberg, director of the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was quoted in a July 31 Philadelphia Inquirer story about Philadelphia’s preparations for the Democratic National Convention and the Pope.

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    • Local Tech CEO's Family Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit Related to Amtrak

      July 31, 2015

      Kline School of Law Professor Karl Okamoto, JD, was mentioned in a July 31 Philadelphia Business Journal article for founding the educational technology company ApprenNet, whose CEO Rachel Jacobs died in the Amtrak 188 derailment.

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    • Success as a Sweet Antidote for Failure

      July 31, 2015

      Ted Daeschler, PhD, vice president for collections at the Academy of Natural Sciences and associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, read an audio essay on WHYY radio’s “The Pulse” on July 27 about the process of discovering the fish fossil Tiktaalik roseae.

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    • The Papal Visit

      July 31, 2015

      Vice Provost Janet Fleetwood, PhD was quoted in a July 31 WHYY radio (91-FM) story about the city’s logistical preparations surrounding the upcoming visit from Pope Francis.

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    • Feastival Is Coming

      July 30, 2015

      The Center for Hospitality & Sport Management was mentioned in a July 30 “FooBooz” post on PhillyMag.com for participating in Feastival.

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    • Comcast Close to $250 Million BuzzFeed Deal, Report

      July 30, 2015

      Larry Epstein, a teaching professor in Westphal College and interim head of the Entertainment & Arts Management department, was quoted in a July 30 Philadelphia magazine story about Comcast working on a deal to acquire BuzzFeed.

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    • Greenpeace's Shell Oil Fight Puts National Spotlight on Portland

      July 30, 2015

      Robert Brulle, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a July 30 Oregon Live post about Greenpeace’s fight with Shell oil

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    • How TechGirlz’s Tech Entrepreneur Camp Showed the Importance of Community

      July 30, 2015

      The ExCITe Center was mentioned as the host of Philly TechGirlz’s Tech Entrepreneur Camp in a July 30 post on Technically Philly.

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    • Buchtel Alumna Seeks to Increase BRAIN Power at Alma Mater

      July 29, 2015

      Drexel was mentioned in an Akron Beacon Journal article on July 26 for providing guest speakers from the School of Public Health for a program that introduces African-American teen boys to careers in biostatistics and medicine.

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    • Best of Philly

      July 29, 2015

      The Parkway Health and Wellness practice in the College of Nursing and Health Professions was selected for Philadelphia magazine’s “Best of Philly” listing in the August issue for providing the best place to fix your running form, with its Center for Running Performance and Research.

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    • Why Bike Helmets May Not Be a Good Idea

      July 29, 2015

      Mark Stehr, PhD, an associate professor and assistant director of the School of Economics in the LeBow College of Business, was quoted in a July 29 Yahoo! News Canada story about bike helmets.

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    • 2Q Report: Lower Vacancy Rate, Rising Rents for Region's Highest-End Apartments

      July 28, 2015

      Kevin Gillen, PhD, a senior research fellow at the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was quoted in a July 28 Philadelphia Inquirer story about rising rents for local high-end apartments.

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    • Drexel Partners With Peacemaking Nonprofit to Potentially Create New Master's Program

      July 28, 2015

      Joseph Hughes, PhD, dean of the College of Engineering, was quoted in a July 28 Philadelphia Business Journal story about Drexel’s partnership with the United States Institute of Peace and PeaceTech Lab to pilot an online course in conflict resolution for engineers.

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    • Debunk 6 Myths About the Cost of Online Education

      July 28, 2015

      Susan Aldridge, PhD, president of Drexel University Online and senior vice president of online learning at Drexel, was quoted in a July 28 U.S. News & World Report story about debunking myths of online education.

       

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    • To the burbs and back: Could Philadelphia be a match for Baby Boomers?

      July 28, 2015

      Harris Steinberg, director of the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was quoted in a PhillyVoice article on July 28 about baby boomers moving to Philadelphia.

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    • Cops Track Down Suspect After He Allegedly Posts Picture of Marijuana Plant on Instagram

      July 28, 2015

      Rob D’Ovidio, PhD, an associate professor and associate dean for humanities and social sciences research in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a KYW-TV (CBS-3) story on July 28 about the use of social-media surveillance methods in law enforcement.

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    • Social Media Heavyweights Push Back Against Proposed Online Anti-Terror Legislation

      July 28, 2015

      Rob D’Ovidio, PhD, an associate professor and associate dean for humanities and social sciences research in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) story on July 28 about proposed online anti-terror legislation. 

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    • Drexel Adds Therapy Dog as Staff Member on Campus

      July 28, 2015

      Kathryn Formica, coordinator of student fitness and wellness in the Recreation Center, and Jersey, the dog, were featured in a WTXF-TV (FOX-29) segment on July 28 about Drexel having a therapy dog on campus.

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    • Why Drexel U. Tamed Its Application Monster

      July 28, 2015

      An article in the Chronicle of Higher Education on July 28 featured Drexel’s shift in recruitment and enrollment strategy to bring in more “right-fit” students in the 2015 and future incoming classes. President John A. Fry, Randall C. Deike, senior vice president for enrollment management and student success, and Ludo P. Scheffer, PhD, teaching professor and director of undergraduate studies in psychology in the College of Arts and Sciences and chair of the Faculty Senate, were quoted.

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    • Drexel partners to graduate 'peace engineers'

      July 27, 2015

      President John Fry and Joseph Hughes, PhD, dean of the College of Engineering, were quoted in a July 27 Philly.com blog post about Drexel’s new partnership with the U.S. Institute of Peace’s non-profit arm, PeaceTech Lab. 

       

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    • To the Point

      July 27, 2015

      Kevin Gillen, PhD, a senior research fellow at the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was quoted in a July 27 Philadelphia Inquirer story about the marketing of real estate in Somers Point, N.J.

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    • Why the rash, hair loss, irritability in a 4-month-old?

      July 26, 2015

      Daniel Taylor, DO, an associate professor in the College of Medicine, authored a July 26 column for The Philadelphia Inquirer about a rare condition that causes zinc deficiencies in infants.

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    • SEPTA Vendor for Papal Passes Gets $500K a Year

      July 24, 2015

      Jennifer Booker, PhD, an associate teaching professor in the College of Computing & Informatics, was quoted in a July 24 Philadelphia Inquirer story about problems with SEPTA’s website for selling special transit passes in preparation for September’s visit from Pope Francis.

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    • Is Obesity a Disease?

      July 24, 2015

      Meghan Butryn, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a story on WHYY-FM’s “The Pulse” and Newsworks.org on July 24 about the controversy over medically classifying obesity as a disease.

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    • An Aid Worker Was Raped In South Sudan And The U.N. Did Almost Nothing About It

      July 24, 2015

      Amelia Hoover Green, PhD, an assistant professor in College of Arts & Sciences, was quoted in a July 24 Buzzfeed story about an aid worker who was raped in South Sudan.

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    • Heat Illness: Staying Safe in Summer Heat

      July 23, 2015

      Thomas Trojian, MD, a professor in the College of Medicine and associate chief of the Division of Sports Medicine, authored a July 23 post for Philly.com’s “Sports Doc” blog about athletes staying safe in extreme summer heat.

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    • Bringing Jim Thorpe Home

      July 23, 2015

      Ellen Staurowsky, EdD, a professor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, authored a July 23 Huffington Post article about the Campaign to Bring Jim Thorpe Home.

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    • Increase In Autism Diagnoses Not An Increase In Autism

      July 23, 2015

      Craig Newschaffer, PhD, director of the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute and a professor and interim associate dean for research in the School of Public Health, was quoted in a Forbes.com post on July 23 about research on whether the growth in autism diagnoses reflects changes in clinicians’ diagnosis patterns or a true increase in the condition’s prevalence.

       

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    • North Philly Farmers' Market Offers Fresh Food, Holistic Wellness, Community

      July 23, 2015

      Patricia Gerrity, PhD, a professor and associate dean for community programs in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer story on July 23 about the variety of health-related and community-focused programming at the Common Ground Market at a North Philadelphia synagogue. The expansion of the Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services Center, which Gerrity directs, was mentioned, as was the center’s use of innovative mental-health screening technology.

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    • Media Coverage of Minidoka Internment Camp Ignored Injustices to Japanese-Americans

      July 22, 2015

      Ron Bishop, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was featured in a July 22 Idaho Statesman story about his book discussing media coverage of the local Minidoka internment camp in Idaho.

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    • Troy Carter's Atom Factory Announces Tech Accelerator SMASHD Labs

      July 22, 2015

      Drexel was mentioned in a July 22 Billboard magazine post about Troy Carter, a music industry innovator whose company Atom Factory represents artists such as John Legend and Meghan Trainor. Carter, who spoke on campus last term, is launching a tech accelerator called SMASHD Labs and mentioned similar programs at Tech Stars Disney, Drexel and USC as part of the basis for his creation of SMASHD.  

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    • Appetizers Can Psychologically Spoil Your Appetite

      July 22, 2015

      Research by Jacob Lahne, PhD, an assistant professor in the Center for Hospitality & Sport Management, on the hedonic effect of appetizers, was featured in a July 22 Scientific American post, which was referenced in a July 23 Smithsonian post.

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    • Murano Success a Sign of Market Street West's Rise

      July 22, 2015

      Kevin Gillen, PhD, senior research fellow in the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was quoted in a July 22 Philadelphia Inquirer article about the success of the Murano condominium building on Market Street.

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    • Social Media Is Changing How College Students Deal With Mental Health, For Better Or Worse

      July 22, 2015

      Drexel’s mental health screening kiosk, a collaboration between the Counseling Center and the Recreation Center, was mentioned in a Huffington Post article on July 22 about technology and mental health issues on college campuses.

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    • A Project That’s Literally for the Birds

      July 22, 2015

      Franco Montalto, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a July 22 Wall Street Journal article for his work with Drexel students on the Javits Center’s new green roof.

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    • New Service Allows Prospective College Students To Showcase Themselves Online

      July 21, 2015

      Drexel was mentioned in a July 21 KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) segment for participating with ZeeMee, an online application system for college applicants.

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    • Year After Opening, Drexel Gaming Development Studio Sees Success

      July 21, 2015

      Frank Lee, PhD, an associate professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and director of the Entrepreneurial Game Studio, was quoted in a July 21 Philadelphia Business Journal story about the Studio’s support of student game design startups. Recent graduate Travis Chandler, Jasmine Marcial, an undergraduate in the College of Computing & Informatics and Tim Day, a graduate student in Westphal College, were mentioned as founders of Sweet Roll Studio, LLC, a company that was started with support from the Studio. 

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    • SpOt Burgers to Open a Restaurant This Fall

      July 21, 2015

      Drexel was mentioned in a July 22 Philly.com story about SpOt Burgers, a food truck that often parks on campus, in relation to recently introduced legislation that would place additional operational and financial strictures on trucks and carts selling on Drexel’s campus.

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    • Water Main Break Reported in University City

      July 21, 2015

      A water main break on Drexel’s campus was reported in a July 21 Philly.com story and covered through segments on local media.

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    • Scholarship App, Cafe, News Outlet up for Startup of 2015 Geek Awards

      July 21, 2015

      Christopher Gray, an undergraduate student in the LeBow College of Business and Close School of Entrepreneurship, was mentioned in a July 21 Philadelphia Business Journal article, and several other local publications, regarding the nomination of his scholarship app, Scholly, in the 2015 Geek Awards, co-established by the Academy of Natural Sciences.

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    • Be Wary of Employees who Advance their Personal Agenda at the Expense of Others

      July 20, 2015

      Stan Silverman, vice-chairman of Drexel’s Board of Trustees, authored a July 20 Philadelphia Business Journal guest commentary column about co-workers with personal agendas.

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    • The U.S. Court System is Criminally Unjust

      July 20, 2015

      Adam Benforado, JD, associate professor in the Kline School of Law, was featured in a July 20 Washington Post story about his new book, “Unfair: The New Science of Criminal Injustice.”

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    • The Surprising Trick 7 Philly Restaurants Used to Make a Better Burger — For Your Taste Buds, and Your Waist Line

      July 19, 2015

      The Center for Hospitality & Sport Management’s Food Lab and Academic Bistro were mentioned in a July 19 Billy Penn about the Better Burger Project, a nationwide competition, funded by the James Beard Foundation, to develop a healthier hamburger.

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    • Medicare at 50: Is Privatization the Way to go?

      July 19, 2015

      Robert Field, PhD, JD, a professor in the School of Public Health and Kline School of Law, authored a July 19 Philly.com “Field Clinic” blog post about the recent fifty-year anniversary of Medicare.

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    • Technology Takes Center Stage At Girl’s Summer Camp In Philly

      July 19, 2015

      The ExCITe Center was mentioned in a July 19 KYW-Newsradio (CBS-3) story for partnering with TechGirlz, a local non-profit that exposes middle school girls to the world of technology, to host a weeklong summer camp.

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    • Chesco Firm Acquires Rights to Teaching Tool

      July 17, 2015

      Christof Daetwyler, MD, and Dennis Novack, MD, an associate professor and professor, respectively, in the College of Medicine, were featured in a July 17 Philadelphia Business Journal article about online teaching technology they developed that was recently acquired by DecisionSim, Inc., a Chester County company that specializes in health care simulation-based learning tools.

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    • The Great Law School Rescue

      July 17, 2015

      The Kline School of Law was mentioned in a July 17 Philadelphia Business Journal article about law schools recovering from falling enrollment. Kline was mention as one of two local law schools that have not seen a drop in enrollment.

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    • Truck Stop: Drexel's Bubblicious Royal Tea

      July 16, 2015

      Drexel was mentioned in a July 16 Philadelphia Daily News article as the host to the Royal Tea Truck.

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    • Starbright–Slingshot Through Space on Android

      July 15, 2015

      Drexel’s Entrepreneurial Game Studio was mentioned in a July 15 Indie Game Magazine post about “Starbright” a new game released by the student-run Lunar Rabbit Games studio, which is supported by EGS. 

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    • This Drexel Prof’s Robotics Startup Won $100K from Founder.org

      July 15, 2015

      Pramod Abichandani, PhD, an assistant clinical professor in LeBow College of Business, was mentioned in a July 15 Technically Philly post about his company LocoRobo, that makes low-cost robots for teaching coding, winning a $100,000 award as part of Founder.org’s “8D” mentorship program.

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    • Redefining the 'College Athlete': Could it Work?

      July 15, 2015

      Ellen Staurowsky, EdD, a professor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, was quoted in a CNN.com article on July 15 about redefining college athletics.

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    • Invasive Biopsies for Research Purposes: Time for a Discussion

      July 14, 2015

      Maurie Markman, MD, a clinical professor in the College of Medicine, wrote a July editorial in Clinical Oncology News about the pros and cons of performing invasive tumor biopsies.

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    • Child Porn Reporting Law Hinders Treatment, Therapists Say

      July 14, 2015

      Donald N. Bersoff, PhD, JD, professor emeritus at the Thomas R. Kline School of Law, was quoted in a July 14 Los Angeles Times story about a new California law about reporting child porn.

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    • Beware of Bro-Science: Muscle-Building Myths and Fat-Loss Fallacies

      July 14, 2015

      Joseph Giandonato, coordinator of fitness programs at the Rec Center, and Victor Tringali, executive director of university wellness, co-authored a July 14 post on Philly.com’s “Sports Doc” blog about weight loss and muscle building myths.

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    • Companies are no Longer Allowed to Buy out Their Former Employees

      July 14, 2015

      Norman Stein, JD, a professor in the Kline School of Law, was quoted in a July 14 Business Insider post about a move by the Treasury Department and the IRS to stop companies from paying lump-sum buyouts of retiree pension plans.

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    • A Year Later, Market Basket on Upsurge

      July 14, 2015

      Norman Stein, JD, a professor in the Kline School of Law, was quoted in a July 14 Business Insider post about a move by the Treasury Department and the IRS to stop companies from paying lump-sum buyouts of retiree pension plans.

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    • Does Your Internal Clock Affect Your Eating Habits?

      July 14, 2015

      Zachari Breeding, RDN, a dietician at the College of Medicine, authored a July 14 article for Food & Nutrition about whether or not meal times affect a person’s eating habits.

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    • Meet the Cartoonist Behind 'Detective Boogaloo, Hip-Hop Cop'

      July 14, 2015

      Jamar Nicholas, an adjunct professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was featured in a July 14 Metro story about his work as a cartoonist and creator of the “Detective Boogaloo” series.

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    • People React Differently to Brands With Human-Seeming Qualities

      July 13, 2015

      Research led by Hyokjin Kwak, PhD, an associate professor in the LeBow College of Business, about consumers’ reactions to brands with human-seeming qualities, was featured in a New York magazine “Science of Us” post on July 13.

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    • Starbucks-led Coalition Commits to Hiring 100,000 Disconnected Youth

      July 13, 2015

      Research from the Center for Labor Markets and Policy on youth unemployment was cited in a USA Today article on July 13 about a Starbucks-led coalition to hire disconnected youth.

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    • Microrobots To Take On Blocked Arteries

      July 13, 2015

      MinJun Kim, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a July 13 R&D magazine story about his international collaboration to develop micro-swimmer robots that can perform surgery on blocked arteries. 

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    • Phila. Single-Family Home Prices, Sales Volume Soar in 2Q, Data Show

      July 13, 2015

      Kevin Gillen, PhD, senior research fellow in the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer story on July 13 about rising home prices in Philadelphia. The story was also reported by Philadelphia magazine on July 13.

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    • Delaware Art Museum 'Dreaming' of Better Days

      July 13, 2015

      Danielle Rice, PhD, director of the museum leadership program in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was mentioned in a July 13 Newsworks.org story for her former position at the Delaware Art Museum.

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    • Delaware Art Museum 'Dreaming' of Better Days

      July 13, 2015

      Danielle Rice, PhD, director of the museum leadership program in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was mentioned in a July 13 Newsworks.org story for her former position at the Delaware Art Museum.

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    • Empathy Training for Docs

      July 12, 2015

      Dennis Novack, MD, a professor and associate dean of medical education in the College of Medicine, and Christof Daetwyler, MD, an associate professor, were quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer article on July 12 about the recent purchase of the College’s digital communications-skills training and assessment technology by DecisionSim, Inc. Novack and Daetwyler developed the technology at Drexel to train medical students in empathy skills. The technology was also featured in MedCity News on July 10.

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    • Aha! I've Got it!

      July 12, 2015

      John Kounios, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was profiled in a Philadelphia Inquirer article on July 12 about his research on the neuroscience of creative insight.

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    • Philadelphia Consumers May Not Experience Direct Impact From Huge Aetna-Humana Merger

      July 10, 2015

      Robert Field, PhD, JD, a professor in the School of Public Health and Kline School of Law, was quoted in a WHYY-FM/Newsworks story on July 10 about the Aetna-Humana merger.

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    • Forays and Follies Presents the Dark and Romantic World of Lauren Fensterstock

      July 10, 2015

      Forays and Follies, the upcoming exhibit in the Leonard Pearlstein Gallery, was featured in a July 1- University City Review article.

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    • Engaging New Scientific Horizons

      July 10, 2015

      Kenneth Lacovara, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in an editorial in Science on July 10 about the impact of the New Horizons mission and space exploration on the public perception of science.

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    • How Social Societies May Play a Role in Insect Brain Size

      July 10, 2015

      Sean O’Donnell, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed for a feature story on WHYY-FM’s “The Pulse” on July 10 about his research on the evolution of cognition in social insects.

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    • Drexel antenna tech hits market, enhances wireless signal

      July 10, 2015

      Kapil Dandekar, PhD, a professor and associate dean for research and graduate studies in the College of Engineering, and Robert McGrath, PhD, senior associate vice president for technology commercialization, were quoted in a July 9 Philadelphia Business Journal story about Dandekar’s lab developing an antenna that is now commercially available in ZyXEL wireless routers. 

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    • We Are Market Basket: The Story of the Unlikely Grassroots Movement that Saved a Beloved Business

      July 9, 2015

      Publisher’s Weekly posted a review on July 9 of the new book by Daniel Korschun, PhD, an associate professor in the LeBow College of Business, on Market Basket, the supermarket chain where employees won their case to bring back ousted CEO Arthur T. Demoulas.

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    • 'Shark Tank' Swims to Philadelphia

      July 9, 2015

      Drexel was mentioned as the host of the TechGirlz Tech Entrepreneur Camp in a July 9 Philadelphia Inquirer story about the camp and an open call for ABC’s “Shark Tank,” both of which will be held in the city this week.

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    • Stress Urinary Incontinence in the Female Athlete

      July 9, 2015

      Ellen Casey, MD, an assistant professor in the College of Medicine, authored a July 9 post for Philly.com’s “Sports Doc Blog” about urinary incontinence experienced by female athletes during exercise.

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    • Hatboro Councilman Used Force to Apprehend Suspect. Was it Justified?

      July 9, 2015

      Daniel Filler, JD, professor of law and senior associate dean for academic and faculty affairs in the Kline School of Law, was quoted in a July 9 Philly Voice article examining legal justification for a private citizen to shoot a bank robbery suspect.

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    • Thermal Management and the Biology of Cool

      July 9, 2015

      Matthew McCarthy, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Engineering, was mentioned in a July 9 Wireless Design & Development magazine story about thermal management in technology. McCarthy’s research uses viruses as templates for building heat-transfer surfaces that aid the efficient production of steam.

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    • Drexel Antenna Tech Hits Market, Enhances Wireless Signal

      July 9, 2015

      Kapil Dandekar, PhD, a professor and associate dean for research and graduate studies in the College of Engineering, and Robert McGrath, PhD, senior associate vice president for technology commercialization, were quoted in a July 9 Philadelphia Business Journal story about Dandekar’s lab developing an antenna that is now commercially available in ZyXEL wireless routers. 

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    • Tech Meltdown

      July 8, 2015

      Rob D’Ovidio, PhD, associate professor and associate dean for humanities and social sciences research in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed in a July 8 KYW-TV (CBS-3) segment about the technical glitches suffered by United Airlines, the New York Stock Exchange and the Wall Street Journal.

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    • Inside Philadelphia’s Growing Internet Privacy Community

      July 8, 2015

      Rachel Greenstadt, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Computing & Informatics and director of the Privacy, Security and Automation Laboratory, was quoted in a July 8 Technically Philly post about Drexel hosting the international Privacy Enhancing Technologies Symposium last week.

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    • Will 'Girly' Tech Attract More Girls to Computer Programming?

      July 8, 2015

      Nancy Songer, PhD, dean of the School of Education, was quoted in a July 8 Education Week article about whether “girly” tech could attract more girls to computer programming.

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    • In Shift, Partners HealthCare Seeking Growth Globally

      July 6, 2015

      Robert Field, JD, PhD, a professor in the School of Public Health and Kline School of Law, was quoted in a July 6 Boston Globe story about Partners HealthCare.

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    • Do These Eight Things and You Will be More Creative and Insightful, Neuroscientists Say

      July 6, 2015

      John Kounios, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was the subject of a July 6 Washington Post feature about creative insight.

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    • Airborne Lab Seeks Fracking Leaks

      July 6, 2015

      Peter DeCarlo, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Engineering and College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a July 6 Philadelphia Inquirer story about an airborne lab measuring methane emissions in the Marcellus Shale natural gas extraction region.

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    • Anti-Abortion Extremists are Domestic Terrorists

      July 6, 2015

      David S. Cohen, JD, associate professor in the Kline School of Law, co-authored an opinion piece for Al Jazeera America about anti-abortion terrorism that was published on July 6.

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    • The US Army Is Testing An Arm Exoskeleton To Improve Soldiers' Aim

      July 6, 2015

      Sean Averill, an undergraduate student in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a July 6 Tech Times story about a project he’s working on at the US Army Research Laboratory to develop an exoskeleton to help train soldiers to aim and shoot accurately. 

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    • Soul Spinners

      July 6, 2015

      Toby Seay and Marc Offenbach, both associate professors in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, were quoted in the July 2015 edition of JUMP magazine in a story about Uncovering the Philly Groove, an independent study class where students worked with professionals from Reservoir Records to mix previously unreleased recordings from the defunct Philly Groove record label. 

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    • The New Science Behind Our 'Unfair' Criminal Justice System

      July 6, 2015

      Adam Benforado, JD, associate professor in the Kline School of Law, was interviewed in a July 6 NPR segment about his new book, “Unfair: The New Science of Criminal Injustice.”

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    • ‘Unfair’ by Adam Benforado

      July 4, 2015

      “Unfair: The New Science of Criminal Injustice,” a book written by Adam Benforado, JD, an associate professor in the Kline School of Law, was reviewed in The Boston Globe on July 4.

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    • Philadelphia, a City of Firsts

      July 3, 2015

      The Academy of Natural Sciences was mentioned in a July 3 Philadelphia Inquirer story about Philadelphia’s “firsts.” The Academy was the first natural sciences museum in America.

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    • Penn Ranks No. 1 in Return on Investment for Business, Economics Careers

      July 3, 2015

      Drexel was mentioned in a July 3 PhillyMag.com “BizPhilly” post about the best return on investment for business degrees from local colleges.

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    • The Dangers of Wire Grill Brushes

      July 3, 2015

      Jonathan Purtle, DrPH, an assistant professor in the School of Public Health, authored a July 3 Philadelphia Inquirer “The Public’s Health” blog post about the dangers of barbecue brushes.

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    • PHOTOS: Independence Business Alliance Annual Meeting

      July 2, 2015

      Robert Reid, an undergraduate student in the LeBow College of Business, was mentioned in a July 2 PhillyMag.com post as the 2015 recipient of the Independence Business Alliance/Delaware Valley Legacy Fund scholarship. The IBA recognized Reid at its annual meeting.

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    • Jobs Report 2015: What Happened To Summer Jobs For Teens?

      July 2, 2015

      Ishwar Khatiwada, an economist in the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was quoted about research on teen summer jobs in a July 2 International Business Times article that was reposted on MSN.com and several other outlets.

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    • Experimental ALS Drug Triggers Social Media Hype, But Doctors Say Facts about GM604 Are Slim

      July 2, 2015

      Terry Heiman-Patterson, MD, a professor of neurology in the College of Medicine, was mentioned in a Neurology Today article about an experimental ALS drug and the hype it’s been getting on social media.

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    • Tiny ‘Transformer’ Robots Could Treat Blocked Arteries

      July 2, 2015

      MinJun Kim, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a July 2 Engineering.com post about his research to develop micro-swimmer robots that can perform surgery on blocked arteries. 

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    • Does Running Hurt? Here Are Cures For Common Pains

      July 2, 2015

      Ellen Casey, MD, of Drexel Sports Medicine, was quoted in a Women’s Running article about cures for common running pains.

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    • How Ordering an Appetizer Can Ruin a Meal

      July 1, 2015

      Research by Jacob Lahne, PhD, an assistant professor in the Center for Hospitality & Sport Management, was featured in July 1 stories on Health and NBCPhiladelphia.com.

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    • Race, Gender and the Politics of Police Violence

      July 1, 2015

      Donald Tibbs, JD, PhD, an associate professor in the Kline School of Law, was interviewed in a July 1 WHYY-FM “The Remix” segment about race, gender and the politics of police violence.

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    • Tiny Robots Can Clear Clogged Arteries

      July 1, 2015

      MinJun Kim, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a July 1 Smithsonian magazine story about his international collaborative micro-robotics research.

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    • Tiny Robots Can Clear Clogged Arteries

      July 1, 2015

      MinJun Kim, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a July 1 Smithsonian magazine story about his international collaborative micro-robotics research.

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