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March

    • Why Do Some People Struggle To Tell Left From Right?

      March 31, 2015

      Research by John Clarke, MD, a professor in the College of Medicine, was referenced in a March 31 Buzzfeed post about why people struggle to tell left from right.

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    • How Adding Viruses Can Boil Water Three Times Faster

      March 31, 2015

      Research by Matthew McCarthy, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Engineering, was featured in a March 31 PopularMechanics.com post. McCarthy’s lab is developing a nanostructure coating that improves heat-transfer efficiency during boiling. 

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    • Anti-Gay Bias Legal in Indiana Before New Law: Column

      March 31, 2015

      David S. Cohen, JD, an associate professor in the Kline School of Law, co-wrote an opinion piece for USA Today on March 31 about Indiana’s controversial new religious freedom act. 

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    • City Council Focuses on Food Truck Bill

      March 30, 2015

      Drexel was mentioned in a March 30 WPVI-TV (6-abc) segment about a new bill focused on food truck safety procedures.

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    • Drexel U. Charts a New Course for Itself

      March 27, 2015

      The closing of Drexel Sacramento and several other institutional policy changes were outlined in a March 27 Inside Higher Ed story.

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    • Drexel Match Day filled with screams, tears and waves of relief

      March 26, 2015

      Maurice Hinson and Kelsie Persuad, students in the College of Medicine, were featured in a March 26 story on WHYY-Radio’s “The Pulse” about Drexel’s “Match Day” when fourth-year medical students learn where they will begin their residency programs.

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    • University of the Pacific in talks to continue Drexel programs in Sacramento

      March 26, 2015

      March 26 Sacramento Bee, Sacramento Business Journal and KFBK-Radio (Sacramento) stories mentioned Drexel’s negotiations with the University of the Pacific to continue some of Drexel’s Sacramento-based graduate programs.

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    • Taking the Tech Track

      March 26, 2015

      The MBA and master’s degrees specializing in business analytics offered in the LeBow College of Business were mentioned in a U.S. News & World Report article on March 26 about technology-focused business degrees.

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    • Fossil fuel firms are still bankrolling climate denial lobby groups

      March 25, 2015

      Robert Brulle, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Guardian article on March 25 about fossil fuel companies pulling back funding from the climate science denial movement.

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    • They Don't Just Cook It, They Create It

      March 25, 2015

      The Drexel Food Lab in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management was featured on SuperMarketGuru.com on March 25. Ally Zeitz, an undergraduate student in the Center and student manager of the lab, was interviewed.

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    • Discovery uses virus to boil water three times faster

      March 25, 2015

      Matthew McCarthy, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in March 25 posts on The Guardian and LiveScience and about his research on using viral-templated nanostructures to enhance boiling efficiency.

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    • Mother, daughter from Virginia on flight that crashed in French Alps

      March 25, 2015

      Multiple media outlets reported on March 25 that a 2013 Drexel graduate from the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, Emily Selke, and her mother were among the three Americans who died in the Germanwings plane crash.

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    • Trying to lose weight? Drexel researchers review the best way cities can help

      March 25, 2015

      Stephanie Mayne, a doctoral student in the School of Public Health, was interviewed for a story on WHYY-FM/Newsworks.org on March 25 about research she led reviewing which types of policy and built environment changes have an impact on obesity. Amy Auchincloss, PhD, and Yvonne Michael, ScD, associate professors in the School of Public Health, co-authored the study.

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    • Genetic Mutation Puts Jolie at High Risk

      March 25, 2015

      Anita Gupta, DO, PharmD, an associate professor in the College of Medicine, was interviewed during a March 25 CNN segment about Angelina Jolie's decision to have her reproductive organs removed because she is at high risk for a rare type of cancer. 

       

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    • Not an Isolated Incident

      March 25, 2015

      David S. Cohen, JD, an associate professor in the Kline School of Law, wrote an opinion piece for Slate.com on March 25 about violent attacks against abortion clinics.

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    • Pasión y Arte Investigates Femininity Through Flamenco and Post Modern Dance

      March 24, 2015

      An upcoming performance by Pasion y Arte at the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design was featured in The Dance Journal on March 24.

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    • Are Hospitals Putting Themselves Out Of A Job?

      March 24, 2015

      Drexel’s partnerships with local hospitals were mentioned in a Philly.com article on March 24 about hospitals working to create a healthier population and prevent illness.

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    • Turning “Us” and “Them” into “We” Again: Former UN Ambassador Will Discuss American Community

      March 24, 2015

      An upcoming lecture by Ambassador (Ret.) Joseph Torsella, distinguished visiting fellow in the Center for Public Policy in the College of Arts and Sciences, was featured in the University City Review on March 24.

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    • Will Warren-Mania Hurt Progressive Democrats?

      March 24, 2015

      Adam Benforado, JD, an associate professor in the Kline School of Law, was quoted in a CNN.com story on March 24 that was picked up by numerous outlets regarding how devout fans of Elizabeth Warren will affect 2016 presidential campaigns.

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    • Scientists Urge Museums to Sever Koch Ties

      March 24, 2015

      A study on the funding behind the climate change denial movement by Robert Brulle, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was cited in a Bloomberg article on March 24 about scientists using museums to sever ties with the Koch brothers.

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    • Why the Fast-Food Ban Failed in South L.A.

      March 24, 2015

      An article in The Atlantic on March 24 mentioned a study of public policy and built environment changes that can affect obesity, led by School of Public Health doctoral student Stephanie Mayne, with Amy Aunchincloss, PhD, and Yvonne Michael, ScD, associate professors in the School of Public Health. The article was also syndicated on Yahoo! News.

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    • How the ACA has helped women like Angelina Jolie

      March 24, 2015

      Robert Field, JD, PhD, a professor in the Kline School of Law and School of Public Health, was quoted in an MSNBC.com article on March 24 about how the Affordable Care Act has helped women with a high cancer risk.

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    • UC Davis Shutters Arcade As Classic Video Games Collect Dust

      March 24, 2015

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    • Life Post-Shark Tank At Scholarship App Startup Scholly

      March 24, 2015

      Forbes.com featured Christopher Gray, an undergraduate student in the LeBow College of Business and Close School of Entrepreneurship, on March 24 regarding his scholarship app Scholly and his appliance on ABC’s “Shark Tank."

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    • For adults with autism, a lack of support when they need it most

      March 24, 2015

      Paul Shattuck, PhD, an associate professor and leader of the research program area in life course outcomes in the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, was quoted in a Washington Post article on March 24 about the service needs of adults with autism.

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    • This Drexel researcher can identify you based on how you write code

      March 24, 2015

      Aylin Calliskan-Islam, a doctoral student in the College of Computing & Informatics, was quoted in a March 24 Technically Philly post about research that she’s conducting to develop a tool that can identify anonymous programmers by elements of their coding style.

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    • Fourth Annual BeWell Philly Boot Camp Coming to Drexel

      March 23, 2015

      The Drexel Rec Center was mentioned as the host of the fourth annual BeWellPhilly Bootcamp in a March 23 WPVI-TV (6-abc) story. The event will take place on June 6.

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    • Swapping climate change stories from Philadelphia and Mongolia

      March 23, 2015

      A story on WHYY-FM/Newsworks.org on March 23 featured the Women in Natural Sciences (WINS) program at the Academy of Natural Sciences, for hosting a group of teen girls from Mongolia who are part of an exchange program with Philadelphia teens in WINS to learn about and address climate change.

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    • People in the News

      March 23, 2015

      The Philadelphia Inquirer’s “People in the News” column on March 23 featured the appointment of Loretta Sweet Jemmott, PhD, as vice president for health and health equity and professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions.

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    • Bikes lanes or soda bans? Study reveals which public policies really fight obesity

      March 23, 2015

      Research from the School of Public Health about the impact of policy and built environment changes on population-level obesity, led by doctoral student Stephanie Mayne with Amy Auchincloss, PhD, and Yvonne Michael, ScD, both associate professors in the School of Public Health, was featured in a story on RawStory.com on March 22.

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    • College Athletes' Rights

      March 22, 2015

      Ellen Staurowsky, EdD, a professor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, was interviewed on WCAU-TV’S (NBC) "@ Issue” on March 22 about the coalition she co-founded for college athletes’ rights.

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    • The Real Madness of March?

      March 21, 2015

      Ellen Staurowsky, EdD, a professor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, was interviewed on BBC’s “Sportshour” on March 21 about the coalition she co-founded for college athletes’ rights.

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    • Atlantic City, N.J. hosts hoops tournament to score casino visitors

      March 21, 2015

      Robert Ambrose, an instructor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, was quoted in a Reuters article on March 21 about a basketball tournament that the Borgata Casino hosted. The story was picked up by dozens of outlets.

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    • City Council honors Scholly cofounder Christopher Gray

      March 20, 2015

      An article on Technically Philly on March 20 highlighted Christopher Gray, an undergraduate student in the LeBow College of Business and Close School of Entrepreneurship, for being honored by Philadelphia City Council for his success with launching the scholarship app Scholly.

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    • MAC schools, ESPN say partnership offers exposure, but reveal few financial details

      March 20, 2015

      Joel Maxcy, PhD, an associate professor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, was quoted in a front-page story in the Chicago Tribune on March 20 about a new MAC-ESPN deal. 

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    • Early diagnosis and intervention key with autism improvement

      March 20, 2015

      Diana Robins, PhD, an associate professor and leader of the research program area in early detection and early intervention at the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, was quoted in two Chicago Tribune articles on March 20 about the impact of early screening for signs of autism in toddlers.

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    • Training Athletes Remotely, Tracking Performance In Real Time

      March 20, 2015

      The Drexel Entrepreneurial Law Clinic housed in the Kline School of Law was mentioned in a March 20 Philadelphia Daily News article for providing support to the Athways startup.

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    • Here’s a New Reason to Think Twice About Trading In Your Pension

      March 20, 2015

      Norman Stein, JD, a professor in the Thomas R. Kline School of Law, was quoted in a Reuters article on pensions on March 19 that was picked up by numerous outlets including TIME.com.

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    • Candy Crush

      March 19, 2015

      Frank Lee, PhD, an associate professor in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and director of the Entrepreneurial Game Studio, contributed to an article in the April edition of Women’s Health about the mobile game Candy Crush.

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    • Incredible RDs Who Are Making a Difference

      March 19, 2015

      Nyree Dardarian, an instructor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, director of the Center for Integrated Nutrition & Performance and coordinator of the Individualized Supervised Practice Pathway, was included in the March issue of Today’s Dietitian magazine in a showcase of 10 “Incredible RD's Who are Making a Difference.”

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    • Ads For E-Cigarettes Have Some Craving Tobacco

      March 19, 2015

      Igor Burstyn, PhD, an associate professor in the School of Public Health, was quoted in a WHYY-FM/Newsworks article on March 19 about e-cigarettes.

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    • For Med Students, Match Day Is A Time When Dreams And Dread Collide

      March 19, 2015

      Maurice Hinson, Bernard Nelson, Yasmin Elkhashab and Kelsie Persaud, all medical students in the College of Medicine, were featured in a WHYY “The Pulse”/Newsworks story on March 20 about Match Day, when fourth-year students learn where they will go for their residency.

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    • From Pottery Class To Next-Gen Lithium-Sulfur EV Batteries

      March 19, 2015

      Research that’s seeking to develop a new material for use in lithium-sulfur batteries was featured in a March 19 post on CleanTechnica. College of Engineering researchers Yury Gogotsi, PhD, Distinguished University and Trustee Chair professor and director of the A.J. Drexel Nanomaterials Institute; Michel Barsoum, PhD, Distinguished professor; post-doctoral researcher Meng-Qiang Zhao, PhD, and doctoral students Maria Lukatskaya, Michael Ghidiu, Boris Dyatkin, Olha Mashtalir, Darin Tallman, contributed to the research.

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    • You Can Wear This New Steampunk “Energy Storage Textile,” Thanks To US Navy

      March 19, 2015

      Capacitive yarn research being undertaken by Kristy Jost, a doctoral student in the College of Engineering; Yury Gogotsi, PhD, Distinguished University and Trustee Chair professor in the College of Engineering and director of the A.J. Drexel Nanomaterials Institute, and Genevieve Dion, an assistant professor in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and director of the Shima Seiki Haute Technology Laboratory, was featured in a March 20 CleanTechnica post.

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    • Junior Paleontologists Line Up To Look For Fossils At South Jersey Pit

      March 19, 2015

      Kenneth Lacovara, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a WHYY-FM/Newsworks story on March 19 about his fossil dig site in New Jersey, which Mantua Township plans to purchase and maintain as a fossil park if funds become available.

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    • Students At Drexel's Food Lab Cook for Life

      March 19, 2015

      The Center for Hospitality and Sport Management’s partnership with Cook for Your Life to bring healthy cooking classes to cancer patients at Hope Lodge was mentioned on NBC-10 and 6-abc on March 19.

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    • Luring Working Executives to M.B.A. Programs

      March 19, 2015

      The LeBow College of Business was mentioned in a March 19 New York Times article about bringing students to executive MBA programs.

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    • How the Residents of the World’s Coldest Capital Survive the Winter

      March 18, 2015

      Clyde Goulden, PhD, director of the Asia Center at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, was quoted in an AFP article that was picked up by Business Insider on March 18 about the climate of Mongolia.

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    • Looking Ahead: A Dozen Awesome New Hotels Coming To Philadelphia In 2015 And Beyond

      March 18, 2015

      Construction of The Study, an urban hotel, on Drexel’s campus was mentions in a March 18 Uwishunu post about new hotels coming to Philadelphia.

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    • The State of Women College Coaches

      March 18, 2015

      Karen Weaver, EdD, an associate professor and interim director of the sport management program in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, was interviewed on WHYY’s "Radio Times" on March 18 about female coaches.

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    • Plans to Transform Fairmount Park Revealed

      March 18, 2015

      Harris Steinberg, distinguished teaching professor and director of the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was quoted in a Chestnut Hill Local story on March 18 about plans to transform Fairmount Park.

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    • 'Global importance:' Mantua Moves to Buy Inversand Fossil Site

      March 17, 2015

      Kenneth Lacovara, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a South Jersey Times article on March 17 about efforts for Mantua Township, New Jersey to purchase and preserve the Inversand mining site where Lacovara leads paleontological research.

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    • Philadelphia & the Fresh Pasta Revolution

      March 16, 2015

      The new pasta lab in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management was mentioned in an EdiblePhilly.com article on March 16. Michael Traud, director of the hospitality management program, was quoted.

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    • The Extraordinary Story of an Entrepreneur out to Make a Difference

      March 16, 2015

      Stan Silverman, vice-chairman of Drexel’s Board of Trustees, authored a March 16 Philadelphia Business Journal guest commentary column about Biome, a company that Pennoni Honors College student Collin Cavote grew in the Baiada Institute for Entrepreneurship. Charles Sacco, entrepreneur in residence and director of external relations for the Close School as well as director of the Baiada Institute, was quoted.

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    • Is Your Teen Using Apps to Keep Secrets?

      March 16, 2015

      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 story about secret messaging apps on CNN.com on March 16. 

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    • Vetri and Benjamin: Business Partners, Authors

      March 16, 2015

      A book signing with Marc Vetri and Jeff Benjamin in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management was mentioned on Philly.com on March 16.

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    • Bring On The Oatmeal: Every Serving Of Whole Grains Helps Lower Your Risk Of Death 5%

      March 16, 2015

      Nyree Dardarian, director of the Center for Integrated Nutrition and Performance and instructor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a March 16 Prevention article about whole grains.

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    • Doctors Not Trained to Spot Sex Trafficking Victims

      March 16, 2015

      Donna Sabella, PhD, an assistant clinical professor and director of global studies and the Office of Human Trafficking in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Reuters story on March 16 about medical professionals’ lack of training to identify potential victims of human trafficking.

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    • Fairfax Police Commission Adds Outside Voices

      March 14, 2015

      Robert Kane, PhD, a professor and director of the criminology and justice studies program in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Washington Post story on March 14 about a new police commission in Fairfax County on the fatal shooting of John Greer in 2013.

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    • Fresh Outlook

      March 14, 2015

      William Rosenberg, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on EBRU-TV’s “Fresh Outlook” on March 14 about the controversy surrounding Hilary Clinton’s email address and the upheaval in Ferguson, among other topics.

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    • 2015’s March Madness By The Numbers

      March 13, 2015

      Joel Maxcy, PhD, an associate professor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, was interviewed by WalletHub.com about March Madness on March 13.

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    • E.U. Tension in Venezuela

      March 13, 2015

      George Ciccariello-Maher, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on CNN en Espanol about Venezuela on March 13.

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    • Could Philly’s Concourses Become a Destination?

      March 13, 2015

      Harris Steinberg, executive director of the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation and a distinguished teaching professor in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer article on March 13 about new plans for Philadelphia’s subway concourses.

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    • On the Campus of Drexel University Where Folks Were Still Bundled Up

      March 12, 2015

      Drexel was mentioned in a March 12 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) weather report.

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    • One Franklin Plaza Comes Back up for Sale

      March 12, 2015

      Drexel was mentioned in a March 12 Philadelphia Business Journal post for its past interest in One Franklin Plaza.

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    • Does Urban Greenery Improve our Health?

      March 12, 2015

      An story on Philly.com on March 12 featured the Urban Health and Design team collaboration between researchers in the School of Public Health and Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, focused on understanding the impact of urban greenery on health in local communities. Yvonne Michael, ScD, an associate professor in the School of Public Health, Diana Nicholas, an assistant teaching professor in Westphal College, and Debra Ruben, an associate professor in Westphal College, were quoted.

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    • Tylenol Maker Pleads Guilty in Case Over Metal Particles in Children’s Medicine

      March 12, 2015

      Robert Field, JD, PhD, a professor in the Kline School of Law and School of Public Health, was quoted in a WHYY/Newsworks.org story on March 12 about a lawsuit over contaminated Tylenol.

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    • Professors Unite for College Football, Basketball Players to be Employees

      March 12, 2015

      A new faculty coalition in support of the rights of college athletes, co-founded by Ellen Staurowsky, EdD, a professor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, was spotlighted on CBSSports.com and Chronicle.com on March 12.

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    • Fearless Advocate and Mentor to Young Lawyers

      March 11, 2015

      The Thomas R. Kline School of Law was mentioned in a March 11 Philly.com post about the life of preeminent Philadelphia trial lawyer James E. Beasley.

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    • The Comcast Network Relaunches With 'Breakfast on Broad'

      March 11, 2015

      Karen Weaver, EdD, associate clinical professor and interim director of the sport management program in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, was quoted in a Philadelphia Daily News story on March 11 about the launch of the sports television show “Breakfast on Broad.”

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    • Scarring a Concern With Common Flexor Tendon Injury

      March 11, 2015

      Thomas Trojian, MD, of Drexel Sports Medicine, was quoted in a March 11 Philly.com article about common flexor tendon injuries. This is the same injury that has afflicted Phillies pitcher Cliff Lee.

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    • Drexel University and TechGirlz

      March 11, 2015

      Frank Lee, PhD, an associate professor in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and director of the Entrepreneurial Game Studio, was interviewed on a March 11 segment on The CW Philly 57 about a game design-focused STEM education program Drexel is hosting with a local non-profit called TechGirlz.

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    • Groundbreaking Thursday for 'Ultra-Luxury' 500 Walnut Condo Tower

      March 11, 2015

      Kevin Gillen, PhD, senior research fellow in the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was quoted in a March 11 Philadelphia Inquirer article about the new high-rise condo building at Fifth and Walnut Streets.

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    • Certificate Programs: The “New Black” in Professional Development

      March 11, 2015

      Susan Aldridge, PhD, president of Drexel University Online and senior vice president of online learning at Drexel, authored a March 11 The Evolllution post about the benefits of online certificate programs.

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    • 3-D Plasma Incubator AmpTech Makerspace Opening in Malvern

      March 11, 2015

      The A.J. Drexel Plasma Institute was mentioned in a March 11 Philadelphia Inquirer article about a 3-D plasma incubator. The Institute was noted as one of the leading U.S. centers for the study and practical application of plasma materials.

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    • Local Students React to Fraternity Firestorm Following Racist Chant

      March 11, 2015

      Undergraduate students Owen Fessick, Orcel Kounga and Sohil Mehta were interviewed in a March 11 WPVI-TV (6-abc) segment at local university students’ reactions to the controversy surrounding members of the University of Oklahoma’s Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity who were caught on video singing racist chants.

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    • Drexel U. Remix

      March 11, 2015

      Toby Seay, an associate professor in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, and Matt Cohn, an undergraduate in the College's music industry program, were interviewed during a March 11 segment on WURD-Radio (900-AM)’s “MOJO Show” about Uncovering the Philly Groove, a class that is resurrecting unfinished songs from the defunct Philly Groove Records label.

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    • Eating Disorders Linked to Extra Weight in Youth, Drexel Researchers Find

      March 11, 2015

      Michael Lowe, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on WHYY/Newsworks.org on March 11 regarding his new research finding that elevated weight during childhood may increase susceptibility to eating disorders. 

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    • How Local Law Schools Fared in U.S. News Annual Rankings

      March 10, 2015

      The Kline School of Law was mentioned in a Philadelphia Business Journal article on March 10 about local law schools’ rankings in the U.S. News & World Report graduate schools edition.

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    • Philadelphia Nursing School Tops National Ranking

      March 10, 2015

      An article in the Philadelphia Business Journal on March 10 about area nursing schools ranked by U.S. News & World Report mentioned the College of Nursing and Health Professions for appearing on the list.

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    • A Big Effort to Not Only Lure Visitors but Pope Francis Himself

      March 10, 2015

      Drexel was mentioned in a March 3 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) segment about whether Pope Francis will visit Saint Katharine Drexel’s shrine during his papal visit.

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    • Apple Watch Excites Local Developers, Educators

      March 10, 2015

      Youngmoo Kim, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering and director of the ExCITe Center, was quoted in a March 10 Philly.com story about the release of the Apple Watch.

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    • U.S. Imposes New Sanctions on Venezuela

      March 10, 2015

      George Ciccariello-Maher, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on MSNBC’s “Jansing and Co.” on March 10 about the United States’ sanctions against Venezuela.

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    • Drexel Food Lab

      March 10, 2015

      The Drexel Food Lab was featured on FOX-29’s “Good Day Philadelphia” on March 10 for their work creating healthy recipes for the EPA and Fresh Start Foods. Alexandra Zeitz, an undergraduate student in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, was interviewed. 

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    • Once Homeless, Phila. Lawyer Creates Phone App to Give Back

      March 9, 2015

      Charles Sacco, entrepreneur in residence and director of external relations for the Close School as well as director of the Baiada Institute, was featured in a story published in the Legal Intelligencer on March 9 about Philadelphia lawyer who sought his guidance in launching an app for her startup that connects users with area nonprofits in order to donate funds and notify organizations of individuals in need of their services.

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    • Confide

      March 9, 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 on WTXF-TV (FOX-29) on March 9 about privacy concerns in so-called secret messaging apps.

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    • To Head Off Trauma's Legacy, Start Young

      March 9, 2015

      Patricia Gerrity, PhD, a professor and associate dean for community programs in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in an NPR “All Things Considered” story on March 9 about how health care providers can provide early intervention and services for families whose health may be affected by trauma. The work of the Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services was featured.

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    • 'Shark Tank' Elevates Chris Gray's Scholly App

      March 9, 2015

      Christopher Gray, an undergraduate student in LeBow College of Business and the Close School of Entrepreneurship, was featured in a March 9 Philadelphia Daily News column about his appearance on ABC’s “Shark Tank.”

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    • PhillyDeals: Penn Grads' Firm Builds Desktop 3-D Printers

      March 9, 2015

      Kara Spiller, PhD, an assistant professor in the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, was quoted in a March 9 Philadelphia Inquirer story about a desktop 3-D printer that can nurture living cells.

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    • Drexel Researchers Track ‘Cyber Fingerprints’ to Identify Programmers

      March 9, 2015

      Aylin Caliskan-Islam, a graduate student in the College of Computing & Informatics, was quoted in a March 9 WHYY/Newsworks story about a program she created that can track cyber criminals using features of their coding style.

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    • Mall to the Hall

      March 8, 2015

      Harris Steinberg, a distinguished teaching professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, and executive director of the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was quoted in a March 8 Philadelphia Inquirer story about new development plans for the Market East area of Philadelphia.

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    • History Not Kind for Ruptured Achilles Recovery

      March 6, 2015

      A Drexel sports medicine study about basketball players recovering from ruptures Achilles tendon injuries was cited in a March 6 CBSSports.com story about NBA players who have recently suffered the injury.

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    • Bloomberg Law Brief: Challenge Gov. on Death Penalty (Audio)

      March 6, 2015

      Daniel Filler, JD, professor of law and senior associate dean for academic and faculty affairs in the Kline School of Law, was interviewed on Bloomberg Radio on March 6 about the death penalty.

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    • Meet the 'Merchants of Doubt' Who Sow Confusion about Tobacco Smoke and Climate Change

      March 6, 2015

      Research conducted by Robert Brulle, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts & Sciences, was mentioned in a March 6 story on VICE News about the premiere of a documentary about the funding behind the science used to support climate change denial.

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    • Is Exercise During Pregnancy Safe?

      March 6, 2015

      Ellen Casey, MD, faculty in the College of Medicine, authored an article in Philly.com on March 6 about exercise during pregnancy.

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    • The John Geer Case: 18 Months and Still No Decision on Charges

      March 6, 2015

      Robert Kane, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was mentioned in a Washington Post article on March 6 for his appointment to a commission reviewing the police’s use of force in Fairfax, Virginia.

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    • Cell Division, Broadcast Live and in 3D, Offers Fresh Insight to Researchers

      March 6, 2015

      Andrew Cohen, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering, was interviewed for a segment on WHYY’s “The Pulse” on March 6 about his work with 3-D visualization of biological research.

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    • Battling America’s Other PTSD Crisis

      March 6, 2015

      A story on Yahoo News on March 6 featured the work of the Healing Hurt People program of the Center for Nonviolence and Social Justice in the College of Medicine and School of Public Health, addressing psychological trauma to help young victims of violence after they are seen in emergency rooms. Center co-directors Ted Corbin, MD, an associate professor in the College of Medicine and director of Healing Hurt People, John Rich, MD, a professor in the School of Public Health, and Sandra Bloom, MD, an associate professor in the School of Public Health, were quoted.

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    • Drexel To Close Sacramento Campus

      March 6, 2015

      The closing of Drexel Sacramento was mentioned in March 6 Sacramento television and radio broadcasts on KTXL-TV (FOX), KXTV-TV (ABC), KFBK-Radio and Capital Public Radio.

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    • Pipeline Opponents Target Drexel University

      March 6, 2015

      Drexel was noted in a March 6 NPR “StateImpact” post about research conducted about the number of jobs that would be created by the construction and operation of the PennEast natural gas pipeline.

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    • Obamacare's Fate Hangs in the Balance at Supreme Court

      March 5, 2015

      Robert Field, JD, PhD, a professor in the School of Public Health and Kline School of Law, was quoted in a story on WHYY’s “The Pulse” on March 6 about the Supreme Court case challenging Obamacare. Field also authored an article for the Philadelphia Inquirer on March 5 on this subject.

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    • Drexel Will Phase Out Sacramento Programs

      March 5, 2015

      The phasing out of Drexel in Sacramento was mentioned in numerous media outlets on March 5 and March 6, including the Sacramento Bee, The Philadelphia Inquirer, the Sacramento Business Journal, the Philadelphia Business Journal, Inside Higher Ed and the Chronicle of Higher Education.

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    • Drexel Professor Talks About U.S. Supreme Court and Affordable Care Act

      March 4, 2015

      Lisa McElroy, JD, an associate professor in the Kline School of Law, was interviewed in a March 4 KPCC-Radio (Los Angeles) story about the U.S. Supreme Court weighing arguments about the Affordable Care Act.

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    • Drexel and Penn Students Tutor at the Strawberry Mansion Learning Center

      March 4, 2015

      Drexel students were mentioned in a March 4 KYW-TV (CBS-3) story about the Strawberry Mansion Learning Center. Students from Drexel and Penn spend time at the non-profit tutoring grade-school students.

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    • Michigan Senate Race: Can Outsider Millions Make Climate Change An Issue?

      March 4, 2015

      Robert Brulle, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Christian Science Monitor article on March 4 about the funding behind climate change research.

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    • Cocktail 101: Drexel Opens Mixology Class To The Public

      March 4, 2015

      A new class on “Mixology and Spirits” in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management was featured on Philly.com and PhillyMag.com’s “Foobooz” blog on March 4. Paul O’Neill, director of special projects for the Center, was quoted.

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    • Critics Decry Connection Between Drexel University and PennEast Pipeline Partner

      March 4, 2015

      Vibhas Madan, PhD, a professor in LeBow College of Business, was mentioned in a March 4 story in the Times of Trenton, Philadelphia Inquirer and the Express Times of Easton about an economic impact study on the PennEast pipeline that he conducted with Econsult Solutions.

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    • A Weak Link to Harvard-Smithsonian Gave Star Power to Climate Contrarian Willie Soon

      March 4, 2015

      Robert Brulle, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in an article in Inside Climate News on March 4 about the funding behind astrophysicist Willie Soon’s climate change research.

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    • A Drexel Professor’s Plan to Turn Philadelphia Into a National Video Gaming Hub

      March 3, 2015

      Frank Lee, PhD, an associate professor in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and director of the Entrepreneurial Game Studio, was featured along with students from the Entrepreneurial Game Studio, in a March 3 cover story in the Philadelphia City Paper about the studio and his work to make Philadelphia an attractive place for game design companies. Travis Chandler, an undergraduate in Westphal College, was also quoted in the story.

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    • Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition Presents Grant to Drexel Researchers

      March 3, 2015

      Cancer researchers in the College of Medicine were mentioned a March 3 WTXF-TV (FOX-29) segment noting that they will be presented with a grant from the Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition later today.

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    • A Transatlantic Collaboration Reimagines North Philly's Lehigh Viaduct

      March 3, 2015

      A design charrette and forum to reimagine Philadelphia’s Delaware River Waterfront was featured on FlyingKite.com on March 3. Harris Steinberg, director of the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation and a distinguished teaching professor in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was quoted.

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    • Proposed 1920s Orphanage Study Just One Example in History of Scientific Racism

      March 3, 2015

      Michael Yudell, PhD, an associate professor and interim chair of the Department of Community Health and Prevention in the School of Public Health, authored a March 3 post on Philly.com’s “The Public’s Health” blog about a proposed 1920s orphanage study that exemplifies the history of scientific racism.

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    • Cancer Groups Celebrate Pa. Program That Helps Taxpayers Donate To Research Programs

      March 3, 2015

      Cancer researchers in the College of Medicine were featured on CBSlocal.com and WTXF-TV (FOX-29) on March 3 for receiving a grant from the Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition.

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    • Chuck Sacco is Giving Drexel Profs a Crash Course in Lean Startup Methodology

      March 3, 2015

      TechnicallyPhilly.com featured “Bootcamp for Academic Investors,” taught by Charles Sacco, entrepreneur in residence and director of external relations for the Close School as well as director of the Baiada Institute, on March 3. The 30-hour program will teach faculty members how to build a company, using the Lean Startup model, based on their academic research.

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    • Uncovering the Philly Groove

      March 3, 2015

      "Uncovering the Philly Groove," an event hosted by MAD Dragon Media and the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design was featured on a WPVI-TV (6-abc) segment on March 3. The event debuted four songs from the defunct Philly Groove Records label, completed by Drexel music industry students more than 40 years after they were originally recorded.

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    • Dr. Frank Lee’s “War of the Worlds: Philadelphia” Vision

      March 3, 2015

      Frank Lee, PhD, an associate professor in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and director of the Entrepreneurial Game Studio, was quoted in a March 3 Geekadelphia.com post about his proposal for the Bloomberg Philanthropies Public Arts Challenge. If funded, his project would turn iconic places around the city into an interactive game based on "War of the Worlds.”

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    • Living is in The Journey, Not in the Fastest Route

      March 3, 2015

      Harris Steinberg, executive director of the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation and distinguished teaching professor in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was quoted in a Newsworks.org “Human at Work” blog post on March 3 about finding new paths through the city.

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    • March 3 Gillen Starting Wednesday, a First Look at One Riverside's Luxury Condos

      March 3, 2015

      Kevin Gillen, PhD, senior research fellow in the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer article on March 3 about luxury condos at 25th and Locust Streets.

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    • Members of Newtown Shootings Panel Recall Toll Their Work Took

      March 3, 2015

      David J. Schonfeld, MD, a professor of pediatrics and director of the National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement at Drexel’s College of Medicine, was quoted in a New York Times story on March 3 about the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission, a panel created to make recommendations for school safety, mental health and gun violence prevention.

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    • Drexel Students Bring Modern Mixes to Archive of Funky Recordings

      March 2, 2015

      Toby Seay, an associate professor in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was interviewed in a March 2 WHYY-Radio (91-FM) story about Drexel students working with a music publisher to resurrect songs from the defunct Philly Groove Records label that were originally recorded more than 40 years ago. 

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    • Silverman: A Lesson In The Power of Networking

      March 2, 2015

      Stan Silverman, vice-chairman of Drexel’s Board of Trustees, authored a March 2 Philadelphia Business Journal guest commentary column about the importance of networking, as demonstrated by Silverman’s encounters with a Pennoni Honors College student, Donna De Carolis, PhD, founding dean of the Close School of Entrepreneurship, and Paula Marantz Cohen, PhD, distinguished professor of English in the College of Arts and Sciences and dean of the Pennoni Honors College.

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    • What Is Happening in Venezuela?

      March 2, 2015

      George Ciccariello-Maher, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a story on The Nation on March 2 about the current political and economic situation in Venezuela.

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    • Fossil Fuel Industry Caught Taking a Page Out of the Tobacco Playbook

      March 2, 2015

      Robert Brulle, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a story in The Guardian on March 2 about the funding behind the climate change denial movement.

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    • Students Devise Way To Feed Homeless Meals, Cut Food Waste All At Once

      March 2, 2015

      The Drexel Food Lab in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management was featured on The Huffington Post on March 2. Jonathan Deutsch, PhD, director of the Center, was quoted.

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    • Drexel Student From Moorestown Found Dead in Dorm

      March 1, 2015

      The death of Taline King, a freshman in the College of Computing and Informatics, was covered by the Bucks County Courier Times and the PhillyVoice on March 1.

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    • Drexel University Will Not Back Down from PennEast Economic Study, Despite Petition

      March 1, 2015

      An economic impact study on the PennEast pipeline conducted by Vibhas Madan, PhD, a professor in the School of Economics, was mentioned in a March 1 Times of Trenton article about Drexel’s involvement in an economic analysis of the development project.

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    • A Grand Station Offers a Model for Phila.

      March 1, 2015

      Drexel’s partnership with Amtrak and Brandywine Realty Trust to redevelop 30th Street Station and the surrounding neighborhood was mentioned in a March 1 Philadelphia Inquirer article.

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    • Philadelphia’s New Boom

      March 1, 2015

      Several of Drexel’s upcoming projects and buildings, including the Innovation Neighborhood partnership with Amtrak and Brandywine Realty Trust, the redevelopment of University City High School Site, the Summit at University City, and the Raymond G. Perelman Center for Jewish Life, were highlighted in a March article in Philadelphia magazine about the growth of West Philadelphia, as part of a larger story on a new development boom in the city.

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