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November

    • Infrequently Asked Questions: Are the 'Holiday Blues' Real?

      November 30, 2016

      C. Virginia O'Hayer, PhD, a clinical associate professor in the College of Medicine, was featured in a Philly Voice Q&A story about the holiday blues.

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    • The Power of the Aha! Moment

      November 30, 2016

      John Kounios, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was featured in an article in the December 2016 issue of Prevention magazine about his book “The Eureka Factor” and the forces that spark an “Aha” moment.

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    • A Quarter of Philadelphians are Food Insecure. What are We Doing About It?

      November 30, 2016

      Donnell Jones-Craven, general manager of the EAT Cafe, a project of the Dornsife School of Public Health's Center for Hunger-Free Communities, was quoted in a Nov. 30 Grid magazine story that profiled the restaurant. The article focused on how those who are struggling with food security in Philadelphia are being helped.

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    • Big Bet Philanthropy: How More Givers Are Spending Big and Taking Risks to Solve Society's Problems

      November 30, 2016

      President John A. Fry was quoted in a Nov. 30 Forbes.com feature story about the philanthropy of David and Dana Dornsife.

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    • State Takeover Should Not Impact Casino Industry

      November 29, 2016

      Robert Ambrose, an instructor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, was quoted in a Nov. 25 Atlantic City Press story regarding the state takeover of the casino industry in New Jersey and its implications.

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    • Healthy Body

      November 29, 2016

      Research by Girija Kaimal, EdD, assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, into the effect art-making has on stress hormone levels was cited in the December issue of Dr. Oz, the Good Life magazine.

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    • Giving Tuesday Serves as Stepping Stone to Long-term Philanthropy

      November 29, 2016

      Neville Vakharia, an assistant professor and research director in Drexel's graduate arts administration program in the Westphal College, was quoted in a Nov. 29 WHYY/Newsworks story about Giving Tuesday and how it serves as a stepping stone to long-term philanthropy.

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    • Local Chefs Put Dignity on the Menu

      November 28, 2016

      Mariana Chilton, PhD, professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and director of the Center for Hunger Free Communities, and Donnell Jones-Craven, general manager of the Center’s EAT Café, were both interviewed about food insecurity on the Nov. 23 episode of WHYY’s “Radio Times.”

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    • Coworking: Millennials and Information Tech Driving Demand

      November 28, 2016

      Richardson Dilworth, PhD, director of the Center for Public Policy and professor in the College of Arts and Sciences was quoted in a Nov. 28 Philly Voice story about co-working millennials and how a changed economy has created a “massive shift” into information technology, which is behind the demand for co-working spaces.

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    • Why is a Nonprofit with Local 98 Ties Helping Plan a Delaware Waterfront Plaza?

      November 28, 2016

      Harris Steinberg, distinguished teaching professor in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and executive director of the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was quoted in a Nov. 28 PlanPhilly story about the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation (DRWC) aiming to revamp a public plaza with key waterfront access in the shadow of Society Hill Towers, and Spruce Street Park.

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    • Green Party Files Lawsuit Seeking Presidential Recount in Pennsylvania

      November 28, 2016

      Robert D'Ovidio, PhD, an associate professor and associate dean for humanities and social science research and graduate education in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on WCAU-TV (NBC-10) on Nov. 28 discussing the Green Party's lawsuit seeking a presidential recount in Pennsylvania due to the possibility of hacking. 

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    • Online Shoppers Warned of WiFi, Scams for Cyber Monday

      November 25, 2016

      Robert D'Ovidio, PhD, an associate professor and associate dean for humanities and social science research and graduate education in the College of Arts and Sciences, was featured live on Nov. 25 in a news segment for WCAU-TV (NBC-10) discussing safety tips for online holiday shopping this season.

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    • The 10 Best U.S. Colleges for a Nursing Degree

      November 25, 2016

      The College of Nursing and Health Professions listed in a Nov. 25 USA Today College post about the 10 best U.S. colleges for a nursing degree—a list compiled by CollegeFactual.com.

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    • As Foreign Students Worry About Trump

      November 25, 2016

      Alexis Gerard Finger, an associate teaching professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, authored a Nov. 25 Letter to the Editor that was published in the New York Times about President-elect Donald Trump and his messages on immigration.

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    • There’s No Need to Wash Your Turkey, and It Could Make You Sick If You Do

      November 24, 2016

      Jennifer Quinlan, PhD, associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Nov. 24 VICE “Motherboard” story on why you shouldn’t wash turkeys for your holiday dinners.

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    • A Lifelong Devotion to Help Others Develop Healthy Lives, Relationships

      November 23, 2016

      Argie Allen, PhD, director of clinical training and the Couple & Family Therapy Program in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was the focus of a Nov. 23 Philadelphia Tribune feature.

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    • Drexel Fraternity Warms Philly’s Homeless With Thanksgiving Dinners

      November 23, 2016

      Drexel students of the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity were featured live on KYW-TV (CBS-3) on Nov. 23 for cooking turkeys to provide Thanksgiving meals for the homeless.

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    • Drexel, Gonzaga Make Biggest Jumps in espnW Mid-Major Poll

      November 23, 2016

      Drexel’s women’s basketball team was featured in a Nov. 23 ESPN.com post about its debut in ESPN’s “Mid-Major Top 10” ranking. The Dragons entered the poll at No. 3 after defeating 2016 national runner-up Syracuse last week.

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    • Lady Gaga Shared a Vulnerable Post About Her Chronic Pain

      November 22, 2016

      Anita Gupta, DO, PharmD, an associate professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a Nov 22 Yahoo! Beauty story about Lady Gaga sharing her experiences with chronic pain.

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    • Welcome to 'The Machines': Dancing With Drones

      November 22, 2016

      Youngmoo Kim, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering and director of the ExCITe Center was interviewed in an Nov. 22 The Cherry Hill Courier Post story about the collaboration between Parsons Dance Company, NextMove Dance and Drexel to create custom-built drones for the upcoming dance performance, ‘The Machines’ which will premiere at the Prince Theater in Philadelphia on Dec. 7.

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    • Creighton hits 7 3s, Drexel women beat No. 11 Syracuse

      November 21, 2016

      Drexel Women's Basketball was featured in a Nov. 21 Associated Press report on their victory over No. 11 Syracuse this week. Meghan Creighton was specifically highlighted for her seven three-pointers.

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    • Pennsylvania Academics Find Inspiration at Climate Conference

      November 21, 2016

      Franco Montalto, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a Nov. 21 NPR StateImpact story about his recent trip to the U.N. climate change conference in Morocco with area researchers and students.


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    • Christopher Gray's Scholly App Is Bringing Millions of Dollars to College Students in Need

      November 18, 2016

      Christopher Gray, of the LeBow College of Business and Close School of Entrepreneurship, was featured in a story about Scholly, an app Gray co-founded that simplifies the process for students to find and apply for scholarships, in the December issue of Smithsonian magazine.

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    • You'd Be Wise to Keep Tabs on The Winners of Drexel's Startup Day

      November 18, 2016

      Startup Day, an event hosted by the Close School of Entrepreneurship, was featured in a Nov. 18 Technically Philly post. Chuck Sacco, assistant dean at the Close School and director of the Baiada Institute for Entrepreneurship, was quoted.

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    • HIV Racial Disparity Gaps Explored in Study

      November 18, 2016

      Neal D. Goldstein, PhD, a research assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was mentioned in a Nov. 18 story in the Washington Blade about his research into refining data on the racial disparities in HIV between white and black gay men.

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    • The Tool of Totalitarianism

      November 18, 2016

      Chapin Cimino, JD, an associate professor in the Kline School of Law, authored an opinion piece about President-elect Trump's appointment of Steve Bannon as a senior counselor and chief strategist, that ran on Nov. 18 in U.S. News & World Report.

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    • In The Age of The Social Media Attack, Temple Freshman Lands on Haters' Radar

      November 18, 2016

      Robert D'Ovidio, PhD, an associate professor and associate dean for humanities and social science research and graduate education in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Nov. 18 WHYY/Newsworks story about the security challenges posed by a spike in threats on social media since the election of Donald Trump.

       

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    • Air Pollution Spike During Philly's SEPTA Strike

      November 18, 2016

      Shannon Capps, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a Nov. 19 Philadelphia Inquirer story about an increase in air pollution detected during the SEPTA strike. An abridged version of the story also ran in the Philadelphia Daily News.

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    • DUBLIN BY LAMPLIGHT: Irish Theater for the Theatrical

      November 18, 2016

      Drexel's Mandell Professionals in Residence Project (MPiRP), in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design was mentioned in a Nov. 18 Phindie review of the show “Dublin by Lamplight”, co-produced by Drexel and the Philadelphia professional theater company Inis Nua.


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    • Increased Car Traffic During SEPTA Strike Increased Air Pollution by 400 Percent

      November 18, 2016

      Peter DeCarlo, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Engineering and College of Arts and Sciences; and Shannon Capps, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Engineering, were mentioned in a Nov. 18 WHYY/Newsworks.org story about increased air pollution during the SEPTA strike earlier this month.

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    • Restaurateurs Can Take the Heat on Fraught Issues

      November 17, 2016

      Jonathan Deutsch, PhD, a professor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management was quoted in a Nov. 17 City and State article about restauranteurs entwining politics and service.

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    • Remembering the First Native American Woman Doctor

      November 17, 2016

      The College of Medicine's Legacy Center was mentioned in a Nov. 17 History.com story about Susan La Flesche, the first Native American woman doctor in the United States, who studied at the Woman’s Medical College of Pennsylvania before it became part of Drexel.

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    • Fasting for Health: The Science Behind This Growing Trend

      November 17, 2016

      Stella Volpe, PhD, professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was interviewed in a Nov. 17 WHYY/Newsworks story about the new trend of intermittent fasting.

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    • How the Promise of the World’s Tallest Modular Tower Didn’t Stack Up

      November 17, 2016

      Harris Steinberg, distinguished teaching professor in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and executive director of the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was quoted in a Nov. 17 Realtor.com story about the future of urban, modular developments and the need to streamline the construction process.


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    • Anti-Poverty Advocates Brace For How Trump Will Fill In Policy Blanks

      November 16, 2016

      Mariana Chilton, PhD, director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities and professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a Nov. 16 NPR story about how anti-poverty advocates are preparing for a Trump administration and a new Republican Congress.

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    • Commentary: More Steps Forward for New 30th Street District

      November 16, 2016

      President John A. Fry authored a Nov. 16 op-ed for The Philadelphia Inquirer with Stephen J. Gardner, Amtrak’s executive vice president for infrastructure and investment development, about the 30th Street Station District.

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    • More Jobs, More Real Estate Development in University City: Report

      November 16, 2016

      Schuylkill Yards and Drexel were mentioned in a Nov. 16 Philadelphia Business Journal story about the state of University City after the release of the annual University City District Report.

       

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    • Two Top Borgata Executives to Leave Property for Different Company

      November 16, 2016

      Robert Ambrose, an instructor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, was quoted in a Nov. 16 Atlantic City Press story regarding two high-ranking executives at the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, the city’s most successful gaming property, leaving to take positions with Hard Rock International.


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    • PA Job Seeker Scammed Out of Thousands

      November 16, 2016

      Robert D'Ovidio, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was featured in a Nov. 16 WPVI-TV (6-abc) segment regarding the growing sophistication of criminal enterprises particularly overseas. D’Ovidio was also interviewed in a Nov. 14 16 KYW-TV (CBS-3) segment regarding the impact Facebook has had on the election.

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    • Ivanka Trump's Jewelry Brand

      November 16, 2016

      William Rosenberg, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on a Nov. 16 KYW-TV (CBS-3) segment regarding the ethical and legal capacities of Ivanka Trump’s jewelry brand promoting items worn by the president-elect’s daughter during her father’s media campaigns.

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    • 11 Ways to Conquer Your Junk Food Cravings When You’re Stressed

      November 15, 2016

      Jennifer Nasser, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Nov. 15 Men's Health story about conquering junk food cravings when you're stressed.

       

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    • How to Eat Healthier Over the Holidays

      November 15, 2016

      A study by researchers in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, which found that it is unwise to wash raw chicken before cooking it, was mentioned in a Nov. 15 Yahoo! Finance Canada story. 

       

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    • Could Transgender Bathroom Case Impact Justice Kennedy's Legacy?

      November 15, 2016

      David Cohen, JD, a professor in the Kline School of Law, was quoted in a Nov. 13 NBC News story regarding the impact of the transgender bathroom case on Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy's legacy.

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    • Only 30 Millennials Signed Up for a Workshop on Running for Office. Then the Election Happened.

      November 15, 2016

      Satish Rajaram, a graduate student in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a Nov. 15 Philadelphia Inquirer story about millennials in Philadelphia who are interested in running for office.

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    • It’s Not Trivial … Knowing Obscure Facts Is Good for Our Mental Health

      November 15, 2016

      John Kounios, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Nov. 15 Healthline story about how trivia games can benefit mental health.

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    • Trump’s Win is like a Death in the Family

      November 15, 2016

      Kathleen Volk Miller, a teaching professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and co-director of the Drexel Publishing Group, authored a piece for The Huffington Post interpreting the presidential results as difficult to explain and accept similarly to the death of a family member.

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    • Review: ‘Dublin by Lamplight’ at Inis Nua Theatre Company

      November 15, 2016

      Drexel's Mandell Professionals in Residence Project (MPiRP) was mentioned in a Nov. 15 DC Metro Theater Arts review of the show "Dublin by Lamplight" which was coproduced with professional theater company Inis Nua and Drexel's theater program in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design. Drexel was also mentioned in a Nov. 9 Philly.com story in the ‘Theater: New and Noteworthy’ section.

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    • How Self-Appointed Guardians of “Sound Science” Tip the Scales Toward Industry

      November 15, 2016

      Robert Brulle, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was mentioned in a Nov. 15 The Intercept story regarding his research and study into anti-regulatory foundations who spent over half a billion dollars between 2003 and 2010 to manipulate and mislead the public over the nature of climate science and the threat posed by climate change.

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    • Trump's Attack Dog on Climate

      November 15, 2016

      Robert Brulle, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was mentioned in a Nov. 15Forbes.com story about public relations in the world of "fake news." Brulle's research revealed the funding sources driving the climate change denial movement. He was also quoted in a Nov. 11Politico story about his research on the financial connection between the fossil fuel industry and conservative think tanks.

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    • What Will Happen if ObamaCare is Repealed?

      November 14, 2016

      Anita Gupta, DO, PharmD, an associate professor in the College of Medicine and vice chair of the Division of Pain Medicine and Regional Anesthesiology, authored a Nov. 14 post for The Hill about what could happen if the Affordable Care Act is repealed.

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    • Could the Reopening of the Former Revel Spur Development in South Inlet?

      November 13, 2016

      Robert Ambrose, an instructor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, was quoted in two Press of Atlantic City stories, one on Nov. 12 about the reopening of the former Revel casino and whether it will spur development in South Inlet. He was also quoted in a Nov. 13 story about the failed casino vote which may result in spurred investment.

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    • Philadelphia Touts Efforts Fighting Poverty

      November 11, 2016

      Witnesses to Hunger, a research and advocacy program run out of the Dornsife School of Public Health’s Center for Hunger-Free Communities, was mentioned in a Nov. 11 Philadelphia Inquirer story on the Uniting to Fight Poverty Summit. A participant of the program and Drexel student, Angelia Nike Sutton, spoke out in an effort to “put a face on poverty.”

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    • Why Nothing Really Matters

      November 11, 2016

      Michael Vogeley, PhD, professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed for a story on the emptiness and vastness of space for the December issue of Discover magazine.

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    • Academy of Natural Sciences will be Conjuring up Wild Beasts for 'Wizarding Weekend'

      November 11, 2016

      The Academy of Natural Sciences was featured in a Nov. 11 Philly Voice post on the upcoming Harry Potter-themed “Wild Wizarding Weekend.”

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    • Rhode Island: Economists Eye Impacts of Trump Presidency

      November 10, 2016

      Paul Harrington, PhD, a professor in the School of Education and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was quoted in a Nov. 10 Providence Journal story about the potential economic impact of a Trump presidency.

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    • Housing Cycle Goes Round and Round

      November 10, 2016

      Kevin Gillen, PhD, a senior research fellow in the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was quoted in a Nov. 10 The Recorder post about the housing market in Franklin County.

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    • Drexel: New Coach Expects a Work in Progress

      November 10, 2016

      Head Men’s Basketball Coach Zach Spiker was featured in a Nov. 10 Philadelphia Inquirer story previewing the upcoming basketball season which will be Spiker’s first at Drexel.

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    • What Trump's Win Could Mean for Obamacare Insurance Coverage

      November 10, 2016

      Robert Field, PhD, JD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and Kline School of Law, was quoted in a Nov. 10 Philadelphia Daily News article about the future of the Affordable Care Act under president-elect Donald Trump. He also authored a post for his blog on Philly.com on the topic.

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    • If You Are in Obamacare, Here's What a Trump Presidency Means

      November 10, 2016

      Robert Field, PhD, JD, professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and Kline School of Law, was quoted in two stories on what will happen in the event that the Affordable Care Act is repealed by the new Republican supermajority. The first story was Nov. 9 on The Street and the second was Nov. 10 on WHYY/Newsworks.

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    • Philly's First Pay-What-You-Can Restaurant is Open. Why is Hardly Anyone Eating There?

      November 10, 2016

      Mariana Chilton, PhD, director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities and professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, and Donnell Jones-Craven, general manager of the EAT Café, were both quoted in a Nov. 10 Philadelphia Inquirer story about the Cafe in its second week after opening. The University City Review also did an article on the Cafe that printed Nov. 2 in which Jonathan Deutsch, PhD, professor in the Center for Hospitality & Sport Management, was also quoted.

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    • Drexel Basketball Season Preview: The Zach Spiker Era Begins

      November 9, 2016

      Head men’s basketball coach Zach Spiker, was profiled in a Nov. 9 CSNPhilly.com story about the upcoming basketball season, his first at Drexel.

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    • Nearly 2 Million in Philly Area Could Lose Health Coverage if Push for ACA Repeal Succeeds

      November 9, 2016

      Robert Field, PhD, JD, professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and Kline School of Law, was quoted in two stories on what will happen in the event that the Affordable Care Act is repealed by the new Republican supermajority. The first story was Nov. 9 on The Street and the second was Nov. 10 on WHYY/Newsworks.

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    • Fossilized Dinos Are Bones Turned to Stone — But Sometimes, Part of the Original Dino Survives

      November 9, 2016

      Alison Moore, PhD, a post-doctoral researcher in the Academy of Natural Sciences, was quoted in a Nov. 9 Smithsonian story about her discovery of preserved proteins that covered a dinosaur's claw. The finding is a unique and rare example of carbon material surviving fossilization.

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    • How Did Pollsters Not See President-Elect Trump Coming?

      November 9, 2016

      William Rosenberg, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in an Nov. 9 KYW-TV (CBS-3) news story about the pre-analysis and polls indicating a Hillary Clinton win, but resulting in a Donald Trump president-elect. Rosenberg discusses the margin of error and other factors that contributed to the projected outcome in relation to the actual result.

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    • U-City Named Hottest Tech Submarket in Nation

      November 9, 2016

      Schuylkill Yards and Drexel were mentioned in a Nov. 9 Philadelphia magazine story about University City being named the hottest tech sub-market in CBRE's "Tech-Thirty" annual survey.

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    • Drexel Basketball Season Preview: The Zach Spiker Era Begins

      November 9, 2016

      Head men’s basketball coach Zach Spiker, was profiled in a Nov. 9 CSNPhilly.com story about the upcoming basketball season, his first at Drexel.

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    • Fossilized Dinos Are Bones Turned to Stone—But Sometimes, Part of the Original Dino Survives

      November 9, 2016

      Alison Moore, PhD, a post-doctoral researcher in the Academy of Natural Sciences, was quoted in a Nov. 9 Smithsonian story about her discovery of preserved proteins that covered a dinosaur's claw. The finding is a unique and rare example of carbon material surviving fossilization.

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    • How Did Pollsters Not See President-Elect Trump Coming?

      November 9, 2016

      William Rosenberg, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in an Nov. 9 KYW-TV (CBS-3) news story about the pre-analysis and polls indicating a Hillary Clinton win, but resulting in a Donald Trump president-elect. Rosenberg discusses the margin of error and other factors that contributed to the projected outcome in relation to the actual result.

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    • Rosenberg and the Presidential Election

      November 8, 2016

      William Rosenberg, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on Sirius XM Radio’s “POTUS 124” program on Nov. 8 discussing the outcome of the Presidential election including the polls, campaigns and where we go from here.

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    • I Bought Alcohol For My Kids, Even When They Were Underage. Here's Why.

      November 8, 2016

      Kathleen Volk Miller, a teaching professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and co-director of the Drexel Publishing Group, authored a piece for The Washington Post, on Nov. 8 about how parents can help their children make responsible choices about alcohol consumption.

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    • Your Handy-Dandy Presidential Public Health Voter's Guide

      November 8, 2016

      Michael Yudell, PhD, associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, authored a Nov. 8 blog post on Philly.com running down the public health positions of each presidential candidate.

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    • Drexel’s Pearlstein Gallery Presents Caroline Lathan-Stiefel’s Warp + Weft

      November 7, 2016

      Drexel’s Pearlstein Gallery's exhibition of installation, sculpture and drawings by 2015 Pew Fellow in the Arts Caroline Lathan-Stiefel, called Warp + Weft, was reviewed on Nov. 7 by the Broad Street Review.

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    • This Election, Don't Forget That Roe v. Wade is on the Ballot

      November 7, 2016

      David S. Cohen, JD, a professor in the Kline School of Law, authored a byline on Nov. 7 for Think Progress on the future legality of Roe v. Wade in the wake of the 2016 presidential election.

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    • This NFL Player Is Changing Children's Lives Via Unique Educational Program

      November 7, 2016

      The ExCITe Center was featured in a Nov. 7  Huffington Post story about a collaboration with the Malcolm Jenkins Foundation on STEAM programs for youth. Kara Lindstrom, program manager at the ExCITe Center, was quoted.

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    • The Housing Cycle, it Goes Round and Round

      November 6, 2016

      Kevin Gillen, PhD, senior research fellow in the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was quoted in a Nov. 6 Philadelphia Inquirer story about cyclical trends in the housing market. 

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    • 2016: A Presidential Election Unlike any Other

      November 6, 2016

      Tabatha Abu El-Haj, Phd, JD, an associate professor in the Kline School of Law was quoted in a Nov. 6 Philadelphia Inquirer story about voter dissatisfaction and the bipartisan concern that political leaders are not representing their constituents. 

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    • New Allied Psych Rehab Programs Hinge on Achieving Dreams

      November 5, 2016

      Veronica Carey, PhD, an associate clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Scranton Times Tribune story on Nov. 5 about a psychiatric rehabilitation program she teaches for adults with disabilities. 

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    • Podcast: Can Music Interventions Benefit Cancer Patients?

      November 4, 2016

      A study by Joke Bradt, PhD, associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, that looked into the positive affects music medicine and music therapy have on cancer patients was highlighted on a podcast on Cochrane's Russian website. Previously, the English version featuring Bradt herself was posted.

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    • Science Grant to Help Students in Promise Zone Track Urban Animals

      November 4, 2016

      Nancy Songer, PhD, dean and distinguished university professor in the School of Education, was quoted in a Nov. 4 Notebook story regarding Drexel’s School of Education’s recently acquired $1.17M National Science Foundation grant to transform West Philadelphia area students into urban scientists.

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    • Christopher Gray on How to Be a Social Entrepreneur

      November 4, 2016

      Christopher Gray, of the Close School of Entrepreneurship and LeBow College of Business, was featured in a New York Times story on Nov. 4 about the success of Scholly, an app Gray co-founded that simplifies the process for students to find and apply for scholarships.

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    • Young, Black and New to the NFL: Time to Fight for a Cause or Try to Fit In?

      November 4, 2016

      Joel Maxcy, PhD, an associate professor and interim head of Sport Management, was interviewed by PennLive on Nov. 4 regarding the struggle of new NFL recruits, mainly young black men who are grappling with the opportunity to evoke change, while still working to solidify their place as NFL contributors. Maxcy also spoke to the economics of college sports during the Oct. 26 Public Affairs Forum at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.

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    • Obamacare Insurance is a Bargain, Even With Recent Rate Hikes

      November 4, 2016

      Robert I. Field, PhD, JD, a professor in the Kline School of Law and the Dornsife School of Public Health, authored a Nov. 4 Philly.com "Health Cents" blog post about the recent Obamacare insurance rate hikes and their true impact.  

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    • America’s Ambivalence About Race is Seeping Into Science

      November 4, 2016

      Michael Yudell, PhD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a Nov. 4 WHYY/Newsworks "The Pulse" story about the need to separate race from genetic research, since there is no biological tie to race. The story also aired on WESA-FM (Pittsburgh) the same day. 

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    • Philly Scientists Find Prehistoric Armored Fish 'Like a Tank'

      November 3, 2016

      Jason Downs, PhD, a research associate at the Academy of Natural Sciences, and Ted Daeschler, PhD, vice president of Collections and the Library of the Academy and a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, were both quoted in a Nov. 3 Philadelphia Inquirer story about the discovery of a new, extinct species of armored fish called B. rex.


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    • Looking for an Online Degree Program? This List Ranks the Top 10 in Pa.

      November 3, 2016

      Drexel University Online was featured in a Nov. 3 Philadelphia Business Journal story for ranking number one on the OnlineColleges.com list of the top 10 online degree programs. The ranking uses data from the National Center for Education Statistics to evaluate schools based on how many online programs they offer, how many students choose to study online and how much they cost.

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    • James Galanos, Whose Gowns Were Worn by Nancy Reagan, Judy Garland and Heidi Klum, was ‘America’s couturier’

      November 3, 2016

      The Robert and Penny Fox Historic Costume Collection in the Westphal College of Media Art and Design was mentioned in an Nov. 3 Los Angeles Times story about the legacy of American fashion designer James Galanos.

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    • New Center for Jewish Life at Drexel University Opens

      November 3, 2016

      The ribbon-cutting and official opening of the Raymond G. Perelman Center for Jewish Life at Drexel was featured in the Jewish Exponent on Nov. 3. Drexel President John A. Fry; Rabbi Isabel de Konick, executive director and campus rabbi of Hillel at Drexel; and Max Kahn, student president of Hillel at Drexel; were quoted in the story.

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    • Latest Show by Inis Nua Serves as Ultimate Test in Actor Versatility

      November 2, 2016

      Drexel was mentioned in an Nov. 2 Philadelphia Weekly story regarding the upcoming performances of "Dublin by Lamplight" and the symbiotic relationship between professional theater company Inis Nua and Drexel's Theater Program.

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    • Your Life: Device Helps Disconnect to Keep Families Connected

      November 2, 2016

      Robert D'Ovidio, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was featured in a Nov. 2 WPVI-TV (6-abc) segment regarding the safety of Meet Circle, a filtering device meant to help families make the most of technology without having it completely take over.

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    • Could Undocumented Immigrants Help Obamacare?

      November 2, 2016

      Alex Ortega, PhD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, authored a blog post on Nov. 2 for Philly.com about the merits of adding undocumented immigrants into Affordable Care Act exchanges.

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    • Philly's First Pay-What-You-Can Restaurant is Open. Why is Hardly Anyone Eating There?

      November 2, 2016

      Mariana Chilton, PhD, director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities and professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, and Donnell Jones-Craven, general manager of the EAT Café, were both quoted in a Nov. 10 Philadelphia Inquirer story about the Cafe in its second week after opening. The University City Review also did an article on the Cafe that printed Nov. 2 in which Jonathan Deutsch, PhD, professor in the Center for Hospitality & Sport Management, was also quoted.

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    • New UM System President is Details-Oriented, 'Born Leader'

      November 2, 2016

      Yury Gogotsi, PhD, Distinguished University and Trustee Chair professor in the College of Engineering, and Gary Friedman, PhD, a professor in the College of Engineering, were quoted in a Nov. 2 Missourian story about former Drexel professor Mun Choi, PhD, being named the new president of the University of Missouri System.

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    • James Galanos Remembered as a Hands-On Craftsman Who Adhered to Exacting Standards

      November 1, 2016

      Clare Sauro, curator of the Robert and Penny Fox Historic Costume Collection in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was quote in a Nov. 1 Women's Wear Daily story about the passing of designer James Galanos. Galanos recently donated nearly 700 pieces to the collection.

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