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October

    • People on the Move

      October 31, 2016

      Anne Crowley, Vision 2020 project director in the College of Medicine’s Institute for Women’s Health and Leadership, was mentioned in the Philadelphia Inquirer on Oct. 31.

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    • Parental Age Has Different Impact on Autism, Schizophrenia

      October 31, 2016

      Brian Lee, PhD, associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was mentioned in an Oct. 31 article on Spectrum News about the role parental age has in whether a child is diagnosed with autism or schizophrenia.

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    • Aramark Picks Up Drexel Dining Services Contract

      October 31, 2016

      President John A. Fry was mentioned in an Oct. 31 Philadelphia Inquirer story about Drexel selecting Aramark as its new dining-services provider.

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    • History of the Please Touch Museum

      October 30, 2016

      The Academy of Natural Sciences was mentioned in a segment aired on both Oct. 30 and 31 on WPVI-PHI (6abc) on the history of the Please Touch Museum.

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    • The Effects of Music as Medicine

      October 30, 2016

      Work by Joke Bradt, PhD, associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was mentioned on Newsradio 680 WPTF (Raleigh, N.C.) Oct. 30. In the segment, the hosts talked about Bradt’s research into the positive effect music medicine and music therapy has on cancer patients’ emotional and physical well-being.

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    • Can Lifestyle Changes Improve Thyroid Function?

      October 29, 2016

      Stella Volpe, PhD, professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was mentioned in an Oct. 29 story on Philly.com about what people can do to improve the function of their thyroids.

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    • Philadelphia College Radio Station Ranked No. 1

      October 28, 2016

      Drexel’s student-run radio station WKDU, was featured in an Oct. 28 Philly Voice story about their top ranking by ValueColleges.com.

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    • Venezuela Slowed by Strike in Campaign to Oust President Nicolás Maduro

      October 28, 2016

      George Ciccariello-Maher, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in an Oct. 28 New York Times story regarding the political unrest in Venezuela and opposition strikes to campaign for the ouster of President Nicolas Maduro.

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    • I Knew It! The DOOR CLOSE Button Does Nothing.

      October 27, 2016

      An Oct. 27 New York Times story that quoted John Kounios, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, about the illusion of perceived control was picked up by Big Think on Nov. 2.

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    • How Bad Are The Obamacare Price Hikes? Not as Bad as You May Think

      October 27, 2016

      Robert I. Field, PhD, JD, a professor in the Kline School of Law and the Dornsife School of Public Health, authored an Oct. 27 Philly.com "Health Cents" blog post about the impact of the Obamacare price hikes, and who they will affect.

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    • Vetri, Drexel University Unveil Pay-What-You-Can Restaurant

      October 27, 2016

      Coverage of the opening of the EAT Café, a pay-what-you-can restaurant supported by the Center for Hunger-Free Communities of the Dornsife School of Public Health and the Center for Hospitality & Sport Management, was picked up by WABC-TV (ABC-New York) on Oct. 27. Mariana Chilton, PhD, director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities, and Donnell Jones-Craven, general manager of the Café, were quoted.

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    • Former National Team Gymnast Alleges Abuse by Doctor, Karolyis

      November 23, 2016

      Kristene Whitmore, MD, a professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in an Oct. 27 ESPN.com story about a former national team gymnast who alleges abuse by the long-time team doctor. The story also appeared on ABC News.


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    • Ang Lee's New Film Will Have Some Viewers Struggling to Keep Pace

      October 27, 2016

      John Berton, an associate professor in Westphal College and director of Drexel’s Extremely High Frame Rate (XHFR) Lab, was quoted in an Oct. 27 Philly Voice story about the use of high frame rate in Ang Lee’s new movie “Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk”


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    • Autistic? More Companies Say Add It to Your Resume

      October 26, 2016

      Paul Shattuck, PhD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and head of the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute's Life Course Outcomes research program, was quoted in an Oct. 26 Fortune story on larger companies' programs designed to hire people with autism.

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    • You Pay What You Can at the New EAT Cafe in West Philadelphia

      October 26, 2016

      The opening of the EAT Café, a pay-what-you-can restaurant supported by the Center for Hunger-Free Communities of the Dornsife School of Public Health and the Center for Hospitality & Sport Management, was covered by several media outlets, with stories quoting Mariana Chilton, PhD, director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities, and Donnell Jones-Craven, general manager of the Cafe. The Philadelphia Inquirer ran a story on Oct. 26, segments on the Cafe were featured on the same day during newscasts on KWY-TV (CBS-3), WPVI-TV (6-abc), WCAU-TV (NBC-10), WTXF-TV (FOX-29) and WPHL-TV (PHL-17). Another segment on the opening ran during FOX-29's morning broadcast on Oct. 27 and 13 different FOX-affiliated news programs across the country featured the story as well.  

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    • What's the Actual Difference Between HD and UHD?

      October 26, 2016

      John Berton, assistant professor in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design was quoted in an Oct. 26 Philly Voice article about the differences of HD and UHD.

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    • Jewish Novelist Writes Inspirational Story of Sudanese Refugee’s Life

      October 26, 2016

      Harriet Levin Milan, associate teaching professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and director of the Certificate Program in Writing and Publishing, authored a novel, “How Fast Can You Run,” which tells the true story of Kuch, a Lost Boy of Sudan who was separated from his family in 1988 when his village in South Sudan was destroyed during the country’s long Civil War. Millan was interviewed on Oct. 26 by the Jewish Exponent regarding the story.


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    • Taser Shock Disrupts Brain Function

      October 25, 2016

      Robert Kane, PhD, professor and director of the Criminology and Justices Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences was interviewed in an Oct. 25 BBC Radio 4 segment regarding his research on the effects of tasers on the brain. 

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    • Medical Mystery: Grover Cleveland’s Secret Operation

      October 24, 2016

      Allan B. Schwartz, MD, professor in the College of Medicine, wrote a piece for the Philadelphia Inquirer on Oct. 24 about President Grover Cleveland, who secretly received surgery during his presidency to remove a cancerous tumor, which is now on display at the College of Physicians’ Mutter Museum.

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    • Malcolm Jenkins and STEAM Camp at Drexel

      October 24, 2016

      Drexel's ExCITe Center was mentioned in an Oct. 24 Comcast SportsNet broadcast during an interview with Malcolm Jenkins about a fundraiser he was hosting to support his outreach efforts, including STEAM Camp at Drexel.

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    • Mismatching Foods Can Make for a Better Meal

      October 24, 2016

      Jacob Lahne, PhD, an assistant professor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management was quoted in an Oct. 24 ZME Science story about his mismatch cuisine meal study.

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    • What's the Difference Between a Rock and a Mineral?

      October 24, 2016

      The Academy of Natural Sciences’ new exhibit, “Treasures from the Mineral Vault,” was featured in an Oct. 24 Philly Voice post.

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    • 7 Pup-Loving Celebrities Who Will Be Devastated By the New Dangers of Dog Kisses

      October 24, 2016

      Neilanjan Nandi, MD, an assistant professor in the College of Medicine, was mentioned in an Oct. 24 People.com post citing a New York Times story, in which he was quoted, about why you should not let your dog lick your face.

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    • How About a Forward-Looking Plan for Preserving the Past?

      October 23, 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 an Oct. 23 Philadelphia Inquirer piece regarding the need for a city-wide preservation plan and the need to embrace the past alongside the future.

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    • New Chamber Head John Fry Says Phila. Lacks a Sense of Urgency: Here's What Business Leaders Think

      October 21, 2016

      The Philadelphia Business Journal published a story on Oct. 21 that included the reactions of local business leaders to President John A. Fry's speech to the 1,400 Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia members about the need for Philadelphia to leverage the power of emerging technologies to drive economic growth and social progress.

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    • You Probably Shouldn’t Let Your Dog Kiss Your Face

      October 21, 2016

      Neilanjan Nandi, MD, an assistant professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in an Oct. 21 New York Times story about why you should not let your dog lick your face, which was covered by New York magazine, NBC’s “Today” show, KTSA Radio (San Antonio, Texas) and Slate France.

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    • Vetri, Drexel Set Opening Date for Pay-What-You-Can Restaurant

      October 21, 2016

      The opening of the EAT Cafe, an initiative of the Dornsife School of Public Health's Center for Hunger-Free Communities, the Center for Hospitality & Sport Management, Giant Food Stores and the Vetri Community Partnership, was highlighted by the Philadelphia Business Journal Oct. 21. WCAU-TV (NBC10) ran the article on its website the same day.

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    • Spreading Awareness of Mental Illness Through Art

      October 21, 2016

      Girija Kaimal, EdD, assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in an Oct. 21 The Signal story that cited her research on art therapy's positive effect on stress levels. The story profiled a mother and son who are using art as a way to spread awareness of neurological disorders.

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    • Trump's Vulgarity Allowed Me to Own My Experience of Sexual Assault

      October 19, 2016

      Ellen D. Feld, MD, an associate clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, authored an opinion piece for the Philadelphia Inquirer on Oct. 19 about when she was sexually assaulted while a student in medical school.

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    • Student Views on the Presidential Debate

      October 19, 2016

      An Oct. 19 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) presidential debate preview story featured students in a Drexel political science class.

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    • What Our Sons Are Learning From Donald Trump

      October 18, 2016

      David S. Cohen, JD, a professor in the Kline School of Law was quoted in an Oct.18 New York Times "TheUpsho"’ story about the influence of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump as a male role model.

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    • Sen. John McCain Promises GOP Will Unite To Keep Liberal Justices Off Bench

      October 18, 2016

      William Rosenberg, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in an Oct. 18 KYW-TV (CBS-3) story regarding the legality behind Arizona Senator John McCain, campaigning for Pat Toomey, and the promise he made that the GOP would unite to keep liberal justices off the bench in the event of a Clinton presidential win.

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    • Commentary: What Candidate you Gonna Call when Disaster Strikes?

      October 17, 2016

      Scott Knowles, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences authored an op-ed for The Philadelphia Inquirer on Oct. 17 regarding the important role the president plays as the nation's chief emergency manager, discussing the potential disaster leadership success of presidential candidates Clinton and Trump. The op-ed was also published on Oct. 17 in The Daily World.

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    • Entertainment 'Irish Moment' on Stage Cements Link Between Philly and Ireland

      October 17, 2016

      Drexel’s Theater Program was mentioned in an Oct. 17 Philadelphia Inquirer story regarding its partnership with Inis Nua Theatre Company and their commedia dell’arte style production of Michael West’s "Dublin by Lamplight."

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    • Women on the Move

      October 14, 2016

      Lynn Yeakel, director of the College of Medicine’s Institute for Women’s Health and Leadership, was interviewed Oct. 14 on WCAU-TV (NBC-10) about Main Line Today’s “Women on the Move” event, where she will give a keynote speech.

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    • B. Rex: Giant Armored Fish Was King Before Dinosaurs

      October 14, 2016

      Jason Downs, a research associate at the Academy of Natural Sciences, was quoted in an Oct. 14 LiveScience article about his discovery of a new, large, extinct armored fish named B. rex.

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    • PhillyDeals Drexel Chief Fry Warns Philly Chamber: Smaller Cities 'Eating Our Lunch'

      October 14, 2016

      President John A. Fry was featured in a Philadelphia Inquirer story on Oct. 14. Fry spoke to 1,400 Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia members about the need to make Philadelphia a "world class" city and called on business leaders to back efforts to grow Philadelphia companies at home.

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    • Commentary: Philly in Race for High-Tech Future

      October 14, 2016

      An opinion piece co-authored by President John A. Fry, as chairman of the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia, and Chamber President and CEO Robert Wonderling was published in The Philadelphia Inquirer on Oct. 14. The piece focused on the need for Philadelphia to leverage the power of emerging technologies to drive economic growth and social progress. The Chamber's goal, according to the authors, is to take the lead in developing a competitive agenda for the region based on two values: innovation and inclusion.

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    • Hershey CEO J.P. Bilbrey to Step Down

      October 14, 2016

      Roger Dennis, JD, dean of the Kline School of Law, was quoted in an Oct. 14 Wall Street Journal story about the Hershey CEO stepping down.

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    • Tractor Headlight Guides Drexel Golfer to Sudden-Death Chip In

      October 13, 2016

      Varsity golfer Aaron Fricke was featured in a PGA.com story about his twilight, sudden-death chip-in — guided by tractor light — that lead the Dragons to a victory over La Salle.

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    • Great Beats Gadgety in the Kitchen

      October 13, 2016

      Jonathan Deutsch, PhD, a professor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management was quoted in a Sept. 2 Chicago Tribune story about the best kitchen tools according to the professionals that was picked up on Oct. 13 by The Columbian (Vancouver, Washington).

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    • Could These Accessibility-Minded Drexel Game Designers Inspire a Worldwide Tournament?

      October 12, 2016

      Jeffrey Salvage, a teaching professor in the College of Computing & Informatics was quoted and recent graduates TJ Heiney, Cho Gyn Min, Colton Terrace, Buzz Lakata, John Frankel, Jordan Stone, Ryan Crim, Richa Bhartia and Ryan Smith, were mentioned in an Oct. 12 Technically Philly story about their work to adapt the Paralympic sport goalball into a computer game that uses auditory and haptic feedback. The project, which was part of Drexel’s Senior Design Program, was recently nominated for a Philly Geek Award.

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    • Infrequently Asked Questions: Why Have Bed Bugs Seen Such a Resurgence?

      October 12, 2016

      Greg Cowper, a curatorial assistant in Entomology at the Academy of Natural Sciences, was featured in an Oct. 12 Philly Voice Q&A post about bed bugs and their prevalence.

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    • Drexel's First Day of Wrestling Practice a Day at the Beach

      October 12, 2016

      Head Wrestling Coach Matt Azevedo and varsity wrestlers Kevin Devoy and Joey Goodhart were quoted in an Oct. 12 Press of Atlantic City story about the team’s first day of practice — held on 12th Street Beach in Ocean City, N.J.

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    • 10 Things to Consider Before Paying for an Online Degree

      October 12, 2016

      Susan Aldridge, PhD, senior vice president for Online Learning, was quoted in an Oct 12 MSN Money story about things to consider before paying for an online degree.

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    • Inis Nua Kicks Off 13th Season with Dark Comedy RADIANT VERMIN by Philip Ridley

      October 11, 2016

      Westphal College's Mandell Professionals in Residence Project (MPiRP) was included in an Oct. 11 Broadway World story about the Inis Nua Theater Company's 2016 season and the upcoming collaboration and presentation of "Dublin by Lamplight" by Michael West.

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    • How Did Atlantic City Get Casino Gaming?

      October 10, 2016

      Robert Ambrose, an instructor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, was quoted in Press of Atlantic City stories on Oct. 8 and Oct. 10, one about the history of Atlantic City's casino gaming and the other about the closing of Trump's Taj Mahal casino.

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    • How PACs Continue To Grow An Increased Role In American Politics

      October 10, 2016

      William Rosenberg, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on an Oct. 10 KYW-TV (CBS-3) story about the role of super PACs in the presidential race. He was also interviewed in KYW-Newsradio (1060-AM) on Oct. 9 in a story about the second presidential debate.

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    • Less Than a Year Since Debut, Phila. Restaurant Tech Startup Nets Garces, Batali and More

      October 10, 2016

      Jonathan Deutsch, PhD, a professor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management was quoted in Philadelphia Business Journal stories on Sept. 30 and Oct. 10. One was about La Colombe's growth and success as a brand. The other about the expansion of restaurant technology that provides structure and clarity for back-of-the-house operations.

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    • Batteries Behind Samsung's Malfunctioning Galaxy Note 7

      October 9, 2016

      Vibha Kalra, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering, was interviewed on an Oct. 11 NPR "Marketplace Tech" segment about lithium-ion battery malfunctions in Samsung's Galaxy Note 7. The segment aired on stations from Washington, D.C. to Austin, Texas.

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    • Meet the Drexel Freshman Who Created Buddy Project So Everyone Can Have a Friend

      October 8, 2016

      Gabby Frost, an undergraduate in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was featured in an Oct. 8 USA Today College post about her work to create the Buddy Project, a mental health initiative that helps connect young people who are trying to make new friends. 

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    • Medical Mystery: Ike's Emergency 'Stomach Pains'

      October 8, 2016

      Allan B. Schwartz, MD, a professor in the College of Medicine, authored a piece for The Philadelphia Inquirer on Oct. 8 about Dwight Eisenhower, his recurrent abdominal issues and whether he may have suffered from Crohn's disease.

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    • Commentary: Poverty Must Be at the Forefront of Presidential Campaign

      October 7, 2016

      Mariana Chilton, PhD, professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities, penned an op-ed for the Oct. 7 Philadelphia Daily News on why poverty needs to be more of a focus in the presidential election.

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    • As Alumni Giving Fell for U.S. Schools, Drexel Bucks 20-Year Trend

      October 7, 2016

      Drexel was featured in a Oct. 7 Philadelphia Business Journal story about surpassing its fundraising goals for the fiscal year and increasing alumni giving. David L. Unruh, senior vice president of Institutional Advancement, was quoted.

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    • Top U.S. Women's Squash Player Amanda Sobhy Loves Drexel

      October 7, 2016

      Athletics Director Eric Zillmer, PsyD, was quoted in an Oct. 7 Philadelphia Business Journal story about Drexel hosting the U.S. Open Squash Championships this week. WTXF-TV (FOX-29) also highlighted the tournament and featured two of the competitors in an Oct. 9 segment. 

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    • At This Philadelphia Cafe, You Pay What You Want For A 3-Course Meal

      October 7, 2016

      General manager Donnell Jones-Craven, general manager of the upcoming Eat Café, a project of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was interviewed for an Oct. 7 FastCompany article on the upcoming restaurant.

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    • Similarities Found Between How Ancient and Modern Fish Survived Youth

      October 7, 2016

      Ted Daeschler, PhD, vice president of Collections at the Library of the Academy of Natural Sciences, was quoted in an Oct. 7 Heritage Daily story about the unique discovery of an ancient nursery shared by many different, extinct armored fish species in what is now Belgium.

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    • British 'Sea Dragon' Fossils are 'New to Science'

      October 6, 2016

      The Academy of Natural Sciences was mentioned in an Oct. 6 article on BBC News’ website about the identification of two new ichthyosaurs, including one whose specimen is housed at the Academy.

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    • The Case for Being Messy

      October 6, 2016

      John Kounios, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was mentioned in an Oct. 6 TIME story about the advantages of distractibility.

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    • Talking Dinosaurs on WBEZ

      October 6, 2016

      Drexel was mentioned Oct. 6 on WBEZ-FM (Chicago) in a segment about dinosaurs that mentioned the effort by University scientists to excavate Dreadnoughtus schrani.

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    • When 1930s Glamour Meets 1970s Disco Chic

      October 6, 2016

      Clare Sauro, curator of the Robert and Penny Fox Historic Costume Collection in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was quoted in a Sept. 11 Philadelphia Inquirer story about the style of merging of 1930s glamour and 1970s disco chic, which was picked up by the The Oklahoman on Oct. 6.

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    • Does the Aetna Pullout Mean Obamacare Is in Trouble?

      October 6, 2016

      Robert Field, PhD, JD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and the Kline School of Law, was featured on the Knowledge@Wharton show, posted Oct. 6, discussing what Aetna pulling back from the Affordable Care Act could mean for the legislation's future.

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    • How to Parent College-Aged Kids

      October 6, 2016

      Kathleen Volk Miller, a teaching professor in the College of Arts and Sciences authored a Oct. 6 contributed article for The Huffington Post on parenting college-aged kids.

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    • Squash Championships Taking Over Philadelphia This Weekend

      October 5, 2016

      The US Open Squash championship held at Drexel was featured on KYW-TV (CBS-3) on Oct. 5.

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    • WHYY is Hosting a Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon for Fresh Air with Terry Gross

      October 5, 2016

      Jordan McClain, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences was mentioned in a Oct. 5 Technical.ly Philly story about the upcoming Wikipedia edit-a-thon.

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    • Maryland Comptroller Cited For Fraud Work

      October 4, 2016

      WCBC-AM (Md.) ran a story on Oct. 4 about the Maryland Comptroller’s Office being one of the winners of the first Analytics 50 Awards presented by CIO.com and Drexel's LeBow College of Business. Murugan Anandarajan, PhD, a LeBow professor and head of the Department of Decision Sciences and Management Information Systems, was quoted.

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