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May

    • Panel: The Situation in Venezuela

      May 31, 2016

      George Ciccariello-Maher, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was part of a panel interview on a May 31 Al Jazeera segment discussing the current political crisis in Venezuela.

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    • Baseball Documentary Examines Change in Camden

      May 31, 2016

      Sandra Bloom, MD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was mentioned in a May 31 New Jersey Herald story about a new documentary on baseball that also looks at change in Camden, New Jersey.

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    • Mariana Chilton on KYW-Newsradio

      May 27, 2016

      Mariana Chilton, PhD, associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities, was interviewed on KYW-Newsradio May 27 about the advocacy program, Witnesses to Hunger, that she founded in light of one of the participants being the focus of a new documentary.

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    • Are you depressed? (I was.)

      May 27, 2016

      Leslie McClure, PhD, professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, wrote a post on Philly.com’s “The Public Health” May 27 about the symptoms of depression and her personal dealings with it.

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    • How Does Breastfeeding Affect Your Sex Drive?

      May 26, 2016

      Susan Kellogg-Spadt, PhD, a professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a May 26 Romper story about how breastfeeding affects a woman’s sex drive.

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    • College Isn’t Always the Answer

      May 26, 2016

      Drexel’s cooperative education program was praised in a May 26 Wall Street Journal opinion piece about how to better prepare young people to enter the workforce.

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    • The Death-Knell of Malaria Parasites: Too Much Cholesterol

      May 26, 2016

      Akhil Vaidya, PhD, a professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a May 26 Philly Voice story about his research study that found how antimalarial drugs kill the malaria parasite.

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    • How Poverty Hurts Kids Health

      May 25, 2016

      Daniel Taylor, DO, an associate professor in the College of Medicine, was interviewed on WHYY’s “Radio Times” May 25 about how poverty affects children’s health.

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    • Letter to the Editor: Legislative Grandstanding Costly to Taxpayers

      May 25, 2016

      David Cohen, JD, professor in the Kline School of Law, was mentioned in an op-ed May 25 in the Tulsa World discussing the new legislation that would make performing abortions in Oklahoma a felony.

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    • Good Question: What's the Best Way to Check for Ticks?

      May 24, 2016

      Garth Ehrlich, PhD, professor in the College of Medicine, was interviewed on KYW-TV (CBS-3) May 24 about how to check for and properly remove ticks from the body to prevent Lyme disease.

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    • Over-Consumers Beware: New Food Labels Are On The Way

      May 21, 2016

      Stella Volpe, PhD, a professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a May 21 Philadelphia Inquirer story about the FDA's new food labels.

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    • How Sick Must Hepatitis C Patients Be to Get Help?

      May 20, 2016

      Stacey Trooskin, MD, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a May 22, Philadelphia Inquirer story about Medicaid insurers denying coverage of hepatitis C treatment.

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    • A Quick Picture of Your Eye Could Help Spot Diabetes Sooner

      May 20, 2016

      Rajnikant Shah, MD, an faculty member in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a May 20Forbes column about a new eye imaging test that could lead to earlier detection of diabetes.

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    • CIO.com and Drexel to honor 50 analytics innovators

      May 19, 2016

      The LeBow College of Business was featured in a CIO story May 19 about a collaboration with the magazine to recognize 50 of the most innovative analytics executives. Murugan Anandarajan, PhD, a professor in LeBow and head of the department of Decision Sciences, was quoted in the story.

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    • Autism Can Be An Asset In The Workplace, Employers And Workers Find

      May 18, 2016

      Anne Roux, a research scientist with the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, was quoted in a May 18 NPR story on adults with autism in the workforce.

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    • May 17 Saunders Keystone Edge

      May 18, 2016

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    • The Complex Data on Girls in STEM

      May 18, 2016

      Nancy Songer, PhD, dean of the School of Education, was quoted in an Atlantic story May 18 about the complex data surrounding girls and women studying and working in science, technology, engineering and math fields.

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    • Pat Toomey Says Katie McGinty Agrees With Hillary Clinton on Everything — Does She?

      May 17, 2016

      Richardson Dilworth, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a May 17 Billy Penn story about the truth of Pat Toomey's statements about Katie McGinty's support of Hillary Clinton.

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    • Why Venezuelan President Maduro Should Stay

      May 17, 2016

      George Ciccariello-Maher, PhD, associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed for a May 17 PRI/WNYC story on political issues in Venezuela and why the current president, Nicolas Maduro, should remain in power despite a recall referendum.

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    • Say Goodbye to the University City You Know

      May 17, 2016

      A Flying Kite story about the transformation of University City that quoted Harris Steinberg, executive director of the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation and a distinguished teaching professor in Westphal College, was picked up by Keystone Edge May 17.

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    • The One Kind of Thought You Should Never Ignore, According to Science

      May 17, 2016

      John Kounios, PhD, professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted In a May 17 Inc. story on his experiment measuring how often insightful thought is correct when compared with methodical thought.

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    • Philly House Values Shoot Past Pre-Precession Levels

      May 16, 2016

      Kevin Gillen, PhD, a senior research fellow at the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation was quoted in May 16 Philadelphia magazine, Philadelphia Inquirer, Daily News and Philly Voice stories about the price of housing in Philadelphia reaching record hig

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    • Earth's Heaviest-Ever Land Animal Comes Back in VR at Drexel

      May 16, 2016

      Valentina Feldman and Emma Fowler, students in Westphal College, and Kristyn Voegele, a doctoral researcher in the College of Arts and Sciences, were quoted in a May 15 Philly Voice story about their work to create an immersive 3D virtual reality experience about Dreadnoughtus schrani, based on biomechanical research from the College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Engineering.

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    • Bi Women Are More Likely to be Depressed Than Lesbians or Straight Women, Study Finds

      May 15, 2016

      Annie Shearer, a research assistant in the College of Nursing and Health Professions' Family Intervention Science program, was quoted in a May 15 Think Progress story on her study that found bisexual and questioning women are more likely to be depressed than lesbian or heterosexual women.

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    • Food Insecurity Worst In South Jersey, Report Says

      May 13, 2016

      Mariana Chilton, PhD, associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities, was quoted in a May 13 WHYY/Newsworks.org story on food insecurity being particularly impactful in southern New Jersey.

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    • Autism: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatments

      May 12, 2016

      Anne Roux, research scientist with the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, was quoted in a Live Science article May 12 in which she discussed the finding of the first National Autism Indicators Report.

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    • 'Social' Caterpillars Eating Their Way Through Our Trees

      May 12, 2016

      Greg Cowper, a curatorial assistant in Entomology at the Academy of Natural Sciences, was quoted in a story May 12 on WCAU-TV (NBC10) that covered a species of caterpillar that eat leaves of trees in our area.

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    • Academy of Natural Sciences Breaks Out Presidential Hair Collection for DNC

      May 12, 2016

      The Academy of Natural Sciences was featured in a May 12 Philly.com article on its new exhibit that will feature relics from past presidents, including their hair.

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    • Breaking Ground on Vue32

      May 12, 2016

      The groundbreaking for Vue32, a new mixed-use development project by Radnor Property Group LLC on Drexel-owned property that will include a new residential tower, for-sale town homes and a Nobel Learning Communities preschool, was featured May 12 on WCAU-TV (NBC-10).

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    • College President as Urban Planner

      May 12, 2016

      President John A. Fry was featured in a May 12 Philadelphia Inquirer story about his efforts while president of Franklin and Marshall College to revitalize the surrounding area in Lancaster, as well as his plans to transform University City with the Schuylkill Yards project.

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    • Talcum Trouble: Where Does J&J’s Responsibility Lie?

      May 11, 2016

      Robert Field, PhD, JD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and Kline School of Law, was interviewed May 11 on the Wharton Sirius Radio channel about a case in which Johnson & Johnson was found liable for ovarian cancer caused by talcum powder.

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    • Too Much Folate in Pregnancy 'May Raise Autism Risk'

      May 11, 2016

      Craig Newschaffer, PhD, director of the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute and professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a May 11 AFP story on a study linking increased folic acid intake during pregnancy and potentially increased risk of autism in children. Newschaffer said there is a need for further understanding of folic acid's role. The story was picked up by Yahoo! Finance and the Daily Mail.

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    • Developer Breaks Ground on $56M University City Project

      May 11, 2016

      The upcoming groundbreaking for Vue32, a new mixed-use development project by Radnor Property Group LLC on Drexel-owned property that will include a new residential tower, for-sale townhomes and a Nobel Learning Communities preschool, was featured in a Philadelphia Inquirer story on May 11. WCAU-TV (NBC-10) also mentioned the upcoming groudbreaking.

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    • Infrequently Asked Questions: Why Do We Fall Asleep so Easily During Car Rides?

      May 11, 2016

      Joanne Getsy, MD, a professor in the College of Medicine and director of the Drexel Sleep Center, was interviewed for a May 11 Philly Voice story about why we fall asleep easily during car rides. Getsy was also quoted in a feature about sleep in Philadelphia magazine’s 2016 “Top Doctors” issue.

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    • Is The Emotional Toll Greater For Bisexuals Than Lesbians?

      May 10, 2016

      Annie Shearer, a research assistant in the College of Nursing and Health Professions' Family Intervention Science program, was quoted in a May 9 Philadelphia Inquirer story and a May 10Daily Beast article, both about her research about differences in prevalence of mental health symptoms among lesbian, gay, bisexual and questioning people. Guy Diamond, PhD, director of the Family Intervention Science program and co-author on the study, was mentioned in both pieces.

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    • Can You Really Tell The Difference Between Bourbon and Rye?

      May 10, 2016

      A study on the differences between rye and bourbon whiskey by Jacob Lahne, PhD, an assistant professor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, was featured in a Huffington Post story on May 10 and a May 11 Philly Voice story.

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    • Report: People With Autism Earn About Half As Much

      May 10, 2016

      Anne Roux, MPH, a research scientist with the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, and Paul Shattuck, PhD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and director of the Life Course Outcomes research program in the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, were quoted in a May 10 Scranton Times-Tribune story on the Institute's new National Autism Indicators Report.

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    • Health: Cocoa & The Brain, Restoring Your Younger Mind

      May 9, 2016

      Carol Lippa, MD, a professor in the College of Medicine, was interviewed in a KYW-TV (CBS-3) news segment about a new study that shows a component of cocoa may help reverse memory loss associated with aging.

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    • North Carolina Treasurer Will Run State Pension While Serving On Corporate Boards

      May 9, 2016

      Norman Stein, JD, a professor in the Kline School of Law, was quoted in a May 9 International Business Times story about the ethics surrounding North Carolina Treasurer Janet Cowell, who will be paid by two corporations to sit on their boards, in addition to her government salary.

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    • Donna De Carolis on Motherhood and the Workplace

      May 8, 2016

      Donna De Carolis, PhD, dean the Close School of Entrepreneurship, provided commentary about women, motherhood and the workplace for a KYW Newsradio segment May 8.

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    • Goldman Sachs Tries Retail Banking

      May 7, 2016

      David Becher, PhD, an associate professor in the LeBow College of Business, was quoted in a Washington Post story that was picked up by the Pittsburgh Tribune Review May 7 about Goldman Sachs trying retail banking.

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    • Novel Opioid Not Abuse-Deterrent, FDA Panel Says

      May 6, 2016

      Anita Gupta, DO, PharmD, an associate professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a May 6 MedPage Today story about an FDA advisory panel she participated in, which decided that a new drug awaiting FDA approval should not be labeled as an abuse-deterrent.

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    • Obama Plans New Push for Transgender Rights in Schools

      May 6, 2016

      David Cohen, JD, a professor in the Kline school of Law, was quoted in a May 6 Politico story about President Obama’s push for transgender rights in schools.

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    • This New Discovery About Bisexual Teen Girls Is Troubling

      May 6, 2016

      Annie Shearer, a research assistant for Drexel University’s Center for Family Intervention Science in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a May 6 Teen Vogue story about her recent study that found bisexual and questioning young women are more susceptible to depression. The research was also featured in a Psych Central post.

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    • School Counselors Take on At-Home Trauma in the Classroom

      May 4, 2016

      Sandra Bloom, MD, associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was featured in a May 4 WHYY/Newsworks story about school counselors considering at-home trauma to help students.

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    • Can You Really Tell the Difference Between Bourbon and Rye?

      May 4, 2016

      A study on rye and bourbon whiskeys by Jacob Lahne, PhD, assistant professor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, was featured in a Smithsonian story on May 4.

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    • The World's Largest Sovereign Wealth Fund Says ExxonMobil and Chevron Must Do More About Climate Change

      May 4, 2016

      Robert Brulle, PhD, professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a May 4 VICE News article detailing a Norwegian wealth fund pushing ExxonMobil and Chevron to do more about climate change. He was also quoted May 4 in The Nation for a story on higher education and their ties to fossil fuels.

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    • Commencement Speakers This Year in Our Area

      May 4, 2016

      Drexel's commencement was mentioned in a May 1 Philly.com story about the commencement speakers at local colleges and universities. Donna E. Shalala, president of the Clinton Foundation and former secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, will speak at Drexel's ceremony on June 11.

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    • With $185 Million in Earnings, HUP is Nation's Seventh Most Profitable Hospital

      May 3, 2016

      Robert Field, PhD, JD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and the Kline School of Law, was quoted in a May 3 WHYY-FM/Newsworks.org story about the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania being one of the seventh most profitable hospital in the country. 

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    • Training Program for Those With Autism Often Results in Low-Paying Jobs: Study

      May 3, 2016

      Anne Roux, MPH, a research scientist with the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, and Paul Shattuck, PhD, associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and director of the Life Course Outcomes research program in the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, were quoted in a May 3 HealthDay story on the new National Autism Indicators Report. The story appeared on U.S. News & World Report.

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    • Drexel Report: Number of Autistic People Applying For Job Assistance Doubled in Five Years

      May 3, 2016

      Anne Roux, MPH a research scientist with the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, was quoted in a Philly Voice story on May 3 about the 2016 National Autism Indicators Report. UPI and Health magazine also picked up a HealthDay story on the subject that quoted Paul Shattuck, PhD, associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and director of the Life Course Outcomes research program in the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute. They were both featured in a post about the report on the Autism Speaks website as well.

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    • The Voice Foundation to Honor Chita Rivera and Paulo Szot This June in Philadelphia

      May 2, 2016

      Drexel and President John Fry were mentioned in a May 2 Broadway World post as recipient of a VERA Award for support of interdisciplinary collaboration and advancement of disciplines that cross traditional academic boundaries.

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    • Can You Trust a Eureka Moment?

      May 1, 2016

      John Kounios, PhD, professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was mentioned in a Scientific American article published online in advance of the May edition of the magazine. The piece covered his experiments testing the correctness of "Aha! moments" in problem-solving situations.

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    • This Family's Story Will Give Hope to Anyone Grieving

      May 1, 2016

      Kathleen Volk Miller, teaching professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, authored a piece for the May edition of O, The Oprah Magazine about her husband’s death and her family’s choice to “choose joy.”

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