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January

    • Data Trove Offers New Details on Complaints to DEP During Shale Boom

      January 31, 2017

      Richard Horwitz, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and the Ruth Patrick Chair of Environmental Sciences at the Academy of Natural Sciences, as well as David Velinsky, PhD, a professor in the college and director of the Patrick Center for Environmental Research at the Academy, were both quoted in a Jan. 31 NPR State Impact story about gleaning data on the environmental effects of Pennsylvania’s shale gas boom by looking at complaints to the Department of Environmental Protection.

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    • Study: Prohibiting Smoking in PHA Properties Drastically Reduced Secondhand Smoke Exposure

      January 31, 2017

      Ann Klassen, PhD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was mentioned in a Jan. 31 Philly Voice story about her study on secondhand smoke exposure in Philadelphia public housing after a ban was put into place.

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    • Colleges Discover the Rural Student

      January 31, 2017

      The College of Medicine was mentioned in a Jan. 31 New York Times story about how colleges are looking to recruit more students from rural locales, which often have higher poverty rates and lower education levels than those labeled as "urban." The story notes that Drexel's College of Medicine includes rural students among those served through its diversity office. 

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    • Here’s How Philly Universities Reacted to #MuslimBan

      January 31, 2017

      Drexel was mentioned in a Jan. 31 Technically Philly story about how Philadelphia area colleges are responding to President Trump's executive order banning certain refugees and immigrants from entering the country. A similar story ran in the Philly Voice, that mentioned President John Fry as one of 500 local educators and education administrators who signed a petition opposing the ban.

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    • AIA picks 2017 Thomas Jefferson Award and 2017 Collaborative Achievement Award Recipients

      January 31, 2017

      Alan Greenberger, a distinguished teaching professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and fellow in the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was featured in a Jan. 31 Archinect story after being awarded a national architecture honor: the 2017 Thomas Jefferson Award.

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    • Free Meals Served with a Side of Respect

      January 30, 2017

      The EAT Café, a project of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was featured in a Jan. 30 Mother Nature Network article about full-service restaurants focused on serving those living in poverty.

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    • How Boystown Became a “Gay Disneyland”

      January 30, 2017

      Jason Orne, PhD, assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was featured in a Chicago magazine Q&A regarding his new book, “Boystown: Sex and Community in Chicago” (University of Chicago Press) which will be available on Jan. 30.

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    • Some Philly-Area Colleges Warn Against Travel After Trump Executive Order

      January 29, 2017

      Drexel was mentioned in a Jan. 29 Philadelphia Inquirer story about how area colleges are responding to President Trump's executive order banning certain refugees and immigrants from entering the country. WCAU-TV (NBC-10) also published a story on its website.

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    • Repairs, Questions Remain About Delaware River Bridge Closure

      January 27, 2017

      Joseph Martin, PhD, a professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a Jan. 27 WHYY/Newsworks.org story about the process of repairing a crack in the support structure of the Delaware River Bridge.

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    • Hacker Has Message For President Trump: Change Your Security Settings

      January 27, 2017

      Robert D'Ovidio, PhD, an associate professor and associate dean for humanities and social science research in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed for a Jan. 27 KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) story about security enhancements for social media amidst a rise in hacking and the president's increased use of social media.

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    • More Places to Buy Booze Means More Violence in Neighborhoods

      January 27, 2017

      A study from researchers in the Dornsife School of Public Health was profiled in a Jan. 27 Fast Company story. The study, led by Amy Auchincloss, PhD, an associate professor in the school, looked into the correlation between places where alcohol can be purchased and violence levels in Philadelphia.

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    • Donald Trump’s White House Takes Page From TV Publicity Playbook

      January 26, 2017

      Lawrence Epstein, a teaching professor in Westphal College, was quoted in a Jan. 26 Variety story about Donald Trump employing the same marketing tactics that he used to hype “The Apprentice” to promote his presidency.

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    • Kern: Drexel's Meghan Creighton Assists On and Off Court

      January 25, 2017

      Meghan Creighton, a graduate student and varsity basketball player, was featured in a Jan. 25 Philadelphia Daily News story about her charity project called “Assisting Others,” which is raising money to help children with cancer by soliciting donations pledged for each assist she records this season.

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    • Climate Change Hitting Philly Region, Says Expert Panel

      January 25, 2017

      The Academy of Natural Sciences was mentioned in a Jan. 25 Philadelphia Inquirer story as the venture for a discussion on climate change hosted by Sen. Bob Casey.

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    • How to Eat for a Longer Life (There's Still Alcohol)

      January 25, 2017

      Nyree Dardarian, an assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Jan. 25 Bon Appetite story about how to adjust your diet so you can live longer.

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    • Mary Tyler Moore Introduced Fashion for the Working Girl

      January 25, 2017

      Clare Sauro, curator of the Robert and Penny Fox Historic Costume Collection in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was quoted in a Jan 26. Philadelphia Inquirer story about Mary Tyler Moore's impact on fashion.

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    • North Jersey Gaming Proponents Are at the Starting Gate. Again!

      January 24, 2017

      Robert Ambrose, an instructor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, authored a piece in Casino Life magazine on the creation of a bill by North Jersey gaming proponents to bring casino gaming state-wide through the benefits of the already legal online gaming component.

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    • What is Next for the Showboat?

      January 24, 2017

      Robert Ambrose, an instructor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, was quoted in a Jan. 20 Press of Atlantic City story about the amenities the city needs to add to grow the gaming and hospitality industry.

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    • Commuters Warned of Extreme Delays Because of Cracked Bridge

      January 24, 2017

      Joseph Martin, PhD, a professor in the College of Engineering was quoted in a Jan. 24 Associated Press story about a crack in a support beam of the Delaware River Bridge. The story was picked up by news outlets across the country. Martin was also a guest on WTXF-TV (FOX-29) in a morning news segment about the bridge.

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    • 'There's a Dignity to This Place': Inside the World of Pay-What-You-Can Restaurants

      January 23, 2017

      Mariana Chilton, PhD, a 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 quoted in a Jan. 23 Washington Post story on pay-what-you-can establishments that specifically highlighted the EAT Café.

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    • Why Your Health Insurance Is Safe, For The Time Being

      January 23, 2017

      Robert Field, PhD, JD, professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and Kline School of Law, was quoted in a Jan. 21 CBSLocal.com story about President Donald Trump’s executive order on health insurance. He also was a guest on the Knowledge@Wharton Sirius radio broadcast on Jan. 20 to discuss the Affordable Care Act and was quoted in a Jan. 20 Philadelphia Inquirer round-up article with local experts weighing in on what could happen next with Obamacare.

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    • Senator Jeff Sessions, Race and Law Enforcement

      January 22, 2017

      Donald Tibbs, JD, PhD, an associate professor in the Kline School of Law, was interviewed in a Jan. 22 WHYY/Newsworks.org story about how the appointment of Sen. Jeff Sessions as U.S. Attorney General could affect cases involving police shooting unarmed people of color.

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    • Ubiñas: What we Need is a Sisterhood of all Colors

      January 22, 2017

      Rachel Wenrick, an associate teaching professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and Janel McCloskey, assistant director of the Drexel Writing Center, were quoted in a Jan. 22 Philadelphia Inquirer story about the need for messages of diversity and inclusion to be central to protest movements, like the Women's March.

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    • The New LinkedIn Looks Just Like Facebook. Smart Move.

      January 20, 2017

      Gabriela Marcu, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Computing & Informatics, was quote in a Jan. 20 Wired story about LinkedIn's redesign.

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    • Shaping A New Urban Crossroads At 33rd And Chestnut

      January 20, 2017

      Drexel was featured in Jan. 18 Hidden City Philadelphia story about the reconstruction of the intersection at 33rd and Chestnut Streets and the transformation of Drexel’s campus design.

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    • Commentary: Words of Wisdom From the First President

      January 19, 2017

      Paula Marantz Cohen, PhD, dean of the Pennoni Honors College and distinguished professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, authored a Jan. 19 Philadelphia Inquirer opinion piece about the inauguration.

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    • Temple, Penn, Drexel Students Plan Walkouts During Trump’s Inauguration

      January 19, 2017

      Drexel was mentioned in a Jan. 19 Philadelphia Magazine story about students planning to walk out of classrooms at various Philadelphia universities during Donald Trump’s inauguration.

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    • Will Open Payments Be a Casualty of the ACA Repeal?

      January 19, 2017

      Genevieve Pham-Kanter, PhD, assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a Jan. 19 Modern Healthcare piece about whether the requirement that doctors disclose gifts from drug companies will go away with a repeal of the Affordable Care Act.

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    • New Hope for Healing Chronic Wounds

      January 19, 2017

      Michael S. Weingarten, MD, a professor in the College of Medicine and medical director of the Comprehensive Wound Healing Program, and Rose Ann DiMaria-Ghalili, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, were interviewed in a Jan. 18 WTXF-TV (FOX-29) segment about an ultrasound device they are developing to speed the process of healing chronic wounds. The project is also led by researchers in the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems.

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    • Consider Employer Connections in Online Degree Programs

      January 19, 2017

      Susan Aldridge, PhD, senior vice president and president of Drexel Online, and online student Laurie Ryan were quoted in a U.S. News & World Report story that was picked up Jan. 19 by Yahoo Finance.

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    • Design Bigwig John Maeda is Coming to Philadelphia

      January 19, 2017

      Youngmoo Kim, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering and director of the ExCITe Center, was quote in a Jan. 19 Technically Philly story about the Center hosting design guru John Maeda, the global head of computational design at Automatic—the developers of WordPress.com, at an event next week as part of its “Learning Innovation” lecture and research program.

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    • Essay: More Creative Approaches to Learning Can Empower Students of All Ages

      January 19, 2017

      Youngmoo Kim, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering and director of the ExCITe Center, authored a Jan. 20 essay for Newsworks.org about the Center’s “Learning Innovation Initiative.” Part of the program includes as speaker series that begins next Tuesday with John Maeda, a renowned innovator in education, technology and design.

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    • Transformations: John Fry, The Disruptor

      January 19, 2017

      President John A. Fry was featured in a Jan. 19 Philadelphia Business Journal story as one of the city’s transformative leaders.

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    • Amid Privacy Concerns, Wearable Tech Grows in Health

      January 18, 2017

      Kapil Dandekar, PhD, a professor in the College of Engineering and director of the Drexel Wireless Systems Lab, was quoted in a Jan. 18 Philadelphia Inquirer story, that was picked up by Athletic Business, about the challenges of developing wearable technology.

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    • R.I. Economic Growth Expected to be Sluggish Through 2020

      January 18, 2017

      Paul Harrington, PhD, a professor in the School of Education and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was quoted in a Jan. 17 Providence Journal regarding Rhode Island's recovery from the Great Recession, and the economic outlook for the state through 2020.


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    • Philadelphia Officials Wait to See What's Coming from Trump

      January 18, 2017

      Robert I. Field, JD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and Kline School of Law, was quoted in a Jan. 18 WHYY/Newsworks.org story about what to expect from the incoming Trump administration, and what could happen to Medicaid if Congress repealed or amended the Affordable Care Act.


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    • This Week in Comcast: Domb Weighs in on Battle Over Salary History Bill

      January 17, 2017

      Chapin Cimino, JD, an associate professor in the Kline School of Law, was quoted in a Jan. 17 Philadelphia Business Journal story regarding Comcast's opposition to a pending wage gap ordinance that would bar Philadelphia employers from asking job applicants to disclose their salary history.

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    • Area Industry Hopes Of Eliminating Medical Device Tax Grow Amid ACA Repeal Efforts

      January 17, 2017

      Robert I. Field, PhD, JD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and Kline School of Law, was quoted in a Jan. 17 WHYY/Newsworks story about the potential of eliminating the medical device tax built into the Affordable Care Act.

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    • Higher Risk of Heart Disease for Blacks in Poorer Neighborhoods Roux

      January 17, 2017

      Sharrelle Barber, ScD, a research fellow at the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a HealthDay story on the study she did along with dean Ana Diez Roux, MD, PhD, on the effects of socioeconomic status of neighborhoods on cardiovascular disease in black residents. This story was picked up Jan. 17 by U.S. News & World Report and Philly.com, along with more than a dozen local newspapers across the country.

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    • CNN adds Charles Ramsey, Rick Santorum to List of Contributors

      January 17, 2017

      Charles H. Ramsey, distinguished fellow in the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was mentioned in a Jan. 17 Philly.com story about his selection as a CNN law enforcement analyst.

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    • With New Administration Comes New First Family Fashion

      January 17, 2017

      Joseph Hancock, PhD, a professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was interviewed during a Jan. 18 KYW-Newsradio (1060-AM) segment regarding new first family fashion as the administration prepares for transition this week.

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    • Design Award Goes to Philly's 'Daring' 30th Street Station District Plan

      January 17, 2017

      Drexel was noted in a Jan. 17 Philly Voice story about the 30th Street Station District Plan receiving the 2017 Regional & Urban Design award from the Philadelphia-based American Institute of Architects.


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    • Brandywine Realty Gets First City Approvals for Schuylkill Yards Project

      January 17, 2017

      Drexel was mentioned in a Jan. 17 Philadelphia Inquirer story about the Philadelphia Planning Commission approving zoning changes to the area west of 30th Street Station where Brandywine Realty Trust and Drexel plan to develop Schuylkill Yards.


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    • Exome Sequencing Urged to Diagnose Intellectual Disabilities that Run in Families

      January 17, 2017

      Michael Akins, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Jan. 17 Reuters Health story about how a certain kind of genetic testing can be used to diagnose intellectual disabilities.


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    • Jan-16-Gillen-Phillycom

      January 16, 2017

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    • 5 Things to Know About Getting an Accurate Business Valuation

      January 13, 2017

      Edward Nelling, PhD, a professor in LeBow College, was featured in a Jan. 13 Forbes story about business valuation.

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    • How Employers And Policymakers Can Improve Job Opportunities For Young People

      January 13, 2017

      Paul Harrington, PhD, a professor in the School of Education and director of the Center For Labor Markets and Policy, was quoted in a Jan. 13 Forbes story about how to improve employment opportunities for young people.

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    • Where do Police Officers and Reform Activists Find Common Ground?

      January 12, 2017

      Robert Kane, PhD, professor and director of the criminology and justice studies department in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Christian Science Monitor article on Jan. 11 regarding a new report that reveals surprising areas of agreement between many members of law enforcement and police-reform advocates. The story was also picked up by Yahoo! News.


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    • Law Professors: Comcast 'Arrogant,' 'Insidious' to Oppose Wage Discrimination Bill via First Amendment

      January 12, 2017

      Chapin Cimino, JD, an associate professor in the Kline School of Law, was quoted in a Jan. 12 Philly Voice story regarding Comcast’s opposition to a pending wage gap ordinance that would bar Philadelphia employers from asking job applicants to disclose their salary history.


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    • Drexel Professor Teamed up with Google for Research Project. Here's what they Found out.

      January 12, 2017

      Elea McDonnell Feit, PhD, an assistant professor in the LeBow College of Business, was featured in a Jan. 12 Philadelphia Business Journal story about research she co-conducted on what Google searches tell marketers about brand health.

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    • Your Drunken Urge For Pizza And Wings, Explained By Science

      January 12, 2017

      A Live Science story about the link between alcohol and overeating that quoted Jessica Barson, PhD, a professor in the College of Medicine, was picked up by the Huffington Post on Jan. 12.

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    • Casinos See First Revenue Rebound in Decade

      January 12, 2017

      Robert Ambrose, an instructor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, was quoted in a Jan. 12 Press of the Atlantic City article about the gambling industry’s first annual revenue increase in 10 years, in part due to a thriving internet gambling market.

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    • Philly Rents Rising Quickly

      January 12, 2017

      Kevin Gillen, PhD, a senior research fellow in the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was quoted in a Jan. 12 WHYY/Newsworks.org story about Philadelphia experiencing the second-highest average monthly rental increase among all U.S. cities in 2016.

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    • Healthcare's Case for Recruiting More Men in Nursing

      January 12, 2017

      Brian Fasolka, PhD, an assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, and Glenn Burns, an undergraduate student in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, were quoted in a Dec. 12 WHYY-FM/Newsworks.org story about recruiting more men into the nursing profession.

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    • FDA Shouldn't Ban e-cigarettes: PennLive Letters

      January 11, 2017

      Stephen Gambescia, PhD, of the College of Nursing and Health Professions, co-authored an op-ed on why e-cigarettes are a good alternative to regular cigarettes that appeared Jan. 11 in Penn Live.

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    • Drexel University to Receive Founders Award from 10,000 Friends of Pennsylvania

      January 11, 2017

      Drexel was featured in a Jan. 11 University City Review story about the University receiving the Joanne Denworth Founders Award from 10,000 Friends of Pennsylvania. President John A. Fry will accept the award and deliver keynote remarks at the Commonwealth Awards celebration on Jan. 24.

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    • Trump Press Conference Draws Strong Reaction From Political Media Experts

      January 11, 2017

      William Rosenberg, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Science, was interviewed in a Jan. 11 KYW-TV (CBS-3) news segment about president-elect Donald Trump's recent press conference, his first in six months. Rosenberg was also interviewed on Sirius XM Radio's "POTUS 124" program on Jan. 11 regarding the press conference.

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    • New Boutique Hotel, the Study, Opens in University City

      January 11, 2017

      The "soft opening" of the Study Hotel, located on Drexel's campus at 33rd and Chestnut Streets, was featured in a Jan. 11 Philadelphia Inquirer story.


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    • Philly Fossil Hunter Treks to End of Earth in Search of Fish

      January 11, 2017

      Ted Daeschler, PhD, vice president of Collections and the Library of the Academy of Natural Sciences and a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Jan. 11 Philadelphia Inquirer story about his fossil-hunting expedition to Antarctica.

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    • Philadelphia Rent Rose Second-Fastest in the Nation in 2016, New Report Says

      January 11, 2017

      Kevin Gillen, PhD, a senior research fellow in the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was quoted in a Jan. 11 Philadelphia Inquirer story about Philadelphia experiencing the second-highest average monthly rental increase among all U.S. cities in 2016. 

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    • 6 Ways to Maximize Your Health in Your 40s

      January 10, 2017

      Kristene Whitmore, MD, a professor in the College of Medicine and director of the College's Pelvic and Sexual Health Institute, and Sarah M. Whitman, MD, an affiliated faculty member in the College of Medicine, were quoted in a Jan. 10 Philly.com story about ways people can improve their health in their 40s.

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    • Local Bumblebee Is On Its Way To Becoming Extinct

      January 10, 2017

      Jon Gelhaus, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and curator of the entomology collection at the Academy of Natural Sciences, was quoted in a Jan. 10 KYW-Newsradio (1060-AM) story about a local bumblebee species being placed on the endangered species list.

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    • Your Drunken Urge for Pizza and Wings, Explained by Science

      January 10, 2017

      Jessica R. Barson, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a Jan. 10 Live Science story about how drinking alcohol may activate brain cells that normally make people feel hungry. 

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    • Trump Denies Naming Vax Skeptic to Safety Panel

      January 10, 2017

      Robert I. Field, JD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and Kline School of Law, was quoted in a Jan. 10 MedPage Today story about health professionals and researchers expressing their dismay at speculation that Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., a known critic of pediatric immunization programs, was nominated to lead a special committee in the Trump administration.

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    • Drexel Law Professor Participates in Nationwide effort to Oppose Sessions Nomination

      January 9, 2017

      Richard Frankel, JD, associate professor in the Kline School of Law was interviewed by WHYY/Newsworks on Jan. 9 regarding his participation in a nationwide effort to oppose the nomination of Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions as U.S. Attorney General, under Donald Trump.

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    • Alabama Trounces Clemson and Everybody Else in the College Football Money Game

      January 9, 2017

      Karen Weaver, EdD, an associate clinical professor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, was quoted in a Jan. 9 Bloomberg story about the business model of college football and its shifting landscape. 

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    • Why Trump's Plan to Bring Jobs Back to America Won't Include Fashion

      January 9, 2017

      Joseph Hancock, PhD, a professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was quote in a Jan. 9 Galore story about Trump's vision for jobs in America and how it would affect the fashion industry. 

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    • Health Care in 2017: Is Chaos in Store?

      January 8, 2017

      Robert Field, PhD, JD, professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and Kline School of Law, wrote a column for the Jan. 8 Philadelphia Inquirer about how uncertainty tied to politics are making it difficult for medical professionals and insurers to plan ahead.

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    • 5 Questions: Expert Advice on Staying Healthy This Winter

      January 8, 2017

      Leslie Everts, MD, an assistant professor in the College of Medicine and medical director of the Student Health Center, Kevin Gard, a clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, and Stella Volpe, PhD, a professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, were interviewed for a Jan. 8 Q&A in the Philadelphia Inquirer about how to stay healthy this winter.

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    • Real Estate Suggestions for Saving Philly's Heritage While Guiding its Future

      January 8, 2017

      Harris Steinberg, executive director of the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was quoted in a Jan. 8 Philadelphia Inquirer column, which referenced a speech he gave to the Business Industry Association of Philadelphia about embracing the city’s future and past.

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    • Drexel Women’s Basketball Star Uses Her Assists On Court To Assist Others Off It

      January 7, 2017

      Varsity basketball player Meghan Creighton, was featured in a Jan. 7 KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) story about a program she created to help raise money for local non-profit organizations.

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    • Jersey Shore Politics: This Is What Happens When No One’s Looking

      January 7, 2017

      Kevin Gillen, a senior research fellow at the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was quoted in a Jan. 7 Philadelphia Magazine story about the growing municipal budgets and booming real estate markets in small Jersey Shore towns.

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    • What Should a Revised ObamaCare Include?

      January 6, 2017

      Anita Gupta, DO, PharmD, an associate professor in the College of Medicine, authored a piece for The Hill on Jan. 5 about the Affordable Care Act provisions that are under discussion and which parts of the law may soon change.

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    • The ‘Delicate Dance’ of Replacing Obamacare

      January 5, 2017

      Robert Field, PhD, JD, professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and Kline School of Law, was interviewed on the Knowledge @ Wharton podcast about the difficulties of replacing the Affordable Care Act. The audio was posted Jan. 5.

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    • At-Home Chemical Peel Concerns

      January 5, 2017

      Mark Abdelmalek, MD, an associate professor in the College of Medicine, was featured in a Jan. 5 segment on ABC’s “Good Morning America” about the dangers of at-home chemical peels.

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    • Basciano Did Not Understand Complexity of Project, Officials Testify in Collapse Trial

      January 4, 2017

      Alan Greenberger, a distinguished teaching professor in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and a distinguished visiting fellow at the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was quoted in a Jan. 4 Philadelphia Inquirer story about his testimony during the civil trial of lawsuits in the deadly 2013 building collapse that destroyed a Salvation Army thrift store.

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    • More Persons On Autism Spectrum Now Being Hired By Companies

      January 4, 2017

      Data from the 2015 National Autism Indicators Report by the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute of the Dornsife School of Public Health was referenced in a Jan. 4 Parent Herald story on the trend of companies hiring more people with autism.

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    • College Football’s Top Teams Are Built on Crippling Debt

      January 4, 2017

      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 Jan. 4 Bloomberg story regarding the massive debts football teams are accruing for their universities. Weaver’s research is highlighted throughout the breakdown of rising cost pressures, falling revenue and the college football business model. Weaver was also quoted in a Jan. 6 Comeback article.

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    • Infrequently Asked Questions: Why do Console Games Need to 'Install' From a Disc?

      January 4, 2017

      Frank Lee, PhD, an associate professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and director of the Entrepreneurial Game Studio in the ExCITe Center, was featured in a Jan. 4 Philly Voice “Infrequently Asked Questions” column about console video game systems.

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    • Health Care in 2017: Is Chaos in Store?

      January 3, 2017

      Robert I. Field, PhD, JD, a professor in the Kline School of Law and the Dornsife School of Public Health, authored an Jan. 3 Philly.com "Health Cents" blog post regarding possible big changes to American health care and what adjustments may come in 2017.

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    • Why Trump's Conflicts of Interest Matter

      January 3, 2017

      Genevieve Pham, PhD, an assistant professor in the Dornsife Center for Public Health was quoted in a Jan. 3 Atlantic article regarding president-elect Donald Trump’s complicated network of business ties and the impact of potential conflicts of interests.

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    • Making New Year Resolutions Work; No Really, They Can

      January 2, 2017

      Paul Nolan, an adjunct associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Jan 2 WHYY/Newsworks story about how people can more efficiently go about accomplishing New Year’s resolutions.

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    • Medical Mystery: Who’s Snoring in the White House?

      January 1, 2017

      Allan B. Schwartz, MD, a professor in the College of Medicine, authored a Jan. 1 piece for the Philadelphia Inquirer, as part of his presidential medical mystery series, about William Howard Taft, who likely suffered from obstructive sleep apnea due to his obesity.

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