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July

    • Creating a Culture of Health and Wellness in the Community

      July 31, 2017

      John Kirby, director of community health at the Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Health Services of the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was featured in the Independence Blue Cross Journal of Change in a piece about his career authored by Patricia Gerrity, PhD, director at 11th Street.

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    • And the 2017 Stellar StartUps Finalists Are …

      July 31, 2017

      Donna De Carolis, PhD, dean of the Close School of Entrepreneurship, was pictured in a July 31 Philadelphia Inquirer story about the Philadelphia Media Network’s inaugural Steller StartUps award event. Boost Linguistics, a Drexel startup, was a finalist in the “students” category.

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    • Without Medicaid Funding, Many Phila.-Area Hospitals Could Close

      July 31, 2017

      Michael J. Stephen, MD, an associate professor in the College of Medicine, authored a July 31 opinion piece for The Philadelphia Inquirer about how cuts to Medicaid could lead to more hospital closures in Philadelphia.

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    • Nonprofit Reveals the Most ‘Xtreme’ High-Calorie Restaurant Dishes

      July 31, 2017

      Nyree Dardarian, an assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a July 31 Daily Meal story about how occasional indulgence can be beneficial to health outcomes.

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    • Mandela Fellows from African Countries Meet in Southwest

      July 29, 2017

      Drexel was featured in a July 29 Philadelphia Tribune story about the University hosting fellows from the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African American Leaders this summer.

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    • This Philadelphia Science Musuem Has A Tour You Have To Hear, And See

      July 29, 2017

      The Academy of Natural Sciences was featured in a July 29 KYW-Newsradio (1060 AM) story on the museum's new audio tour.

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    • What's at Stake in Venezuela's Election?

      July 29, 2017

      George Ciccariello-Maher, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in July 29 ABC News article and a July 31 Vox story in regards to the Venezuela election.

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    • We Started a Business So Our Special Needs Child Could Know Independence

      July 28, 2017

      The A.J. Drexel Autism Institute had its 2015 National Autism Indicators Report referenced by a July 28 Woman's Day article about young adults with autism working and moving toward independence.

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    • Why Democracy Itself is on the Ballot in Venezuela

      July 28, 2017

      George Ciccariello-Maher, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in July 28 Vox article in regards to the upcoming election in Venezuela.

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    • Weekly Rewind: Battery Breakthroughs, Game-Changing EVs, Floating Solar Plants

      July 28, 2017

      Yury Gogotsi, PhD, Distinguished University and Bach professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a July 28 stories on Yahoo! News (Canada) and MSN Money story about his research on new materials for electrodes that could allow batteries to charge faster.

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    • Let’s Make Room for Eureka Moments

      July 28, 2017

      John Kounios, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in an August Headspace blog post about why we get some of our best ideas in the shower. He was also mentioned in a July 28 HuffPost story about making time for eureka moments.

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    • Scientists are Creating a Cell Phone Battery That Charges Instantly

      July 28, 2017

      Yury Gogotsi, PhD, Distinguished University and Bach professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a July 28 The Next Web story about his research to develop materials that could allow batteries to charge faster.

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    • The Danger of Progressives’ Inhumanity to the Humanities

      July 28, 2017

      Paula Marantz Cohen, PhD, dean of the Pennoni Honors College and distinguished professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, authored a July 28 opinion piece for The Wall Street Journal about seeking wisdom through literature and how progress is not central to the humanities.

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    • Making it in Central Mass.: Dislocation Replaces Largesse, Security of Legacy Manufacturers

      July 27, 2017

      Paul Harrington, PhD, a professor in the School of Education and director of the Center For Labor Markets and Policy, was quoted in an July 27 Telegram (Worcester, Massachusetts) story about legacy manufactures and the industry’s outlook for employment.

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    • Patients are People First

      July 26, 2017

      Florence Gelo, DMIN, an associate professor in the College of Medicine, was mentioned in a July 26 Philadelphia Citizen story about ARTZ Philadelphia, a nonprofit that uses museum visits to connect medical students and patients with dementia. Gelo brought a version of the program to Drexel and Jefferson University.

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    • Food/Restaurant Expert Finds Tasty Career at Drexel U.

      July 26, 2017

      A profile on Jonathan Deutsch, PhD, a professor in the Center for Food and Hospitality Management was profiled in the Chestnut Hill Local on July 26. 

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    • MRI for $1,005 or $464: Hit to Your Wallet Depends on Your Insurer

      July 26, 2017

      Robert Field, PhD, JD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and the Kline School of Law, was interviewed for a July 26 New Orleans Times-Picayune and WVUE-TV (FOX New Orleans) story about the negotiated rates insurance companies have for certain services and the disparities between each. This is part of an ongoing series based out of New Orleans looking at the real costs of health care. The story was carried on at least 10 network affiliates in the region.

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    • This Revolutionary Battery Material Charges Your Phone in Just Seconds

      July 25, 2017

      Yury Gogotsi, PhD, Distinguished University and Bach professor in the College of Engineering, was mentioned in a July 25 Mashable story about his research on using MXene to make electrodes that would enable batteries to charge more quickly.

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    • Drexel Study Finds Link Between Autism, Antidepressant Use in Pregnant Women

      July 25, 2017

      Brian Lee, PhD, associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a July 25 Philly Voice article about his study finding a small link between anti-depressant use during pregnancy and autism risk.

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    • Adults With Autism Face Gaps in Jobs, Services

      July 24, 2017

      Anne Roux, a researcher in the Dornsife School of Public Health's A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, was quoted in a July 24 Spectrum story on the institute's 2017 National Autism Indicators Report.

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    • New Historic Preservation Task Force Sets About Ensuring the Past Stays Present as City Grows

      July 24, 2017

      Harris Steinberg, executive director of the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation and distinguished teaching professor in Westphal College, was quoted in a July 24 Plan Philly story about the first meeting of the mayor's Historic Preservation Task Force.

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    • Scientists and Game Designers Show You What It's Like to be HIV

      July 24, 2017

      Carla Brown, PhD, a postdoctoral fellow in the College of Medicine, was interviewed for a July 24WHYY/Newsworks.org story about "CD4 Hunter," a game created by Brown and researchers in the College's Department of Microbiology and Immunology that teaches players how HIV infects and replicates in the human body.

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    • Nanomaterial Charges Everyday Batteries in Seconds

      July 24, 2017

      Yury Gogotsi, PhD, Distinguished University and Bach professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a July 22 Science Alert story about his research on MXene electrodes that could lead to faster charging batteries. A related story ran on Engadget and was picked up by MSN Money on July 24.

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    • Medical Mystery: Shot in the Back, This President Lingered 80 Days

      July 21, 2017

      Allan B. Schwartz, MD, a professor in the College of Medicine, authored a piece for The Philadelphia Inquirer about President James A. Garfield, who was shot in the back but survived for 80 days before dying. 

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    • At Drexel, 25 Mandela Fellows Learn to be Leaders

      July 21, 2017

      Alison Young, executive director of the Institute for Strategic Leadership in LeBow College, was quoted in a July 21 Philadelphia Inquirer story about the university hosting fellows from the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African American Leaders this summer. 

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    • Philly’s Impact Economy to Get $15M Boost With ImpactPHL Ventures

      July 20, 2017

      Drexel was mentioned in July 20 Philadelphia Magazine, Generocity and Technically Philly stories about its participation in a new fund for social impact startup companies that will be managed by Ben Franklin Technology Partners.

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    • A Philly Pediatrician Looks at Why Too Many Babies Die Suddenly

      July 20, 2017

      Daniel R. Taylor, DO, an associate professor in the College of Medicine, authored a July 20 op-ed for The Philadelphia Inquirer about why babies die suddenly.

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    • Do Republicans Even Know What They Want on Health Care?

      July 20, 2017

      Robert Field, PhD, JD, professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and the Kline School of Law, wrote a July 20 Philly.com blog post on health care and how they need to come to a consensus of what they want.

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    • Drexel: The Number of Philly Houses For Sale Has Reached a New Low

      July 20, 2017

      Kevin Gillen, PhD, a senior fellow in the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was quoted in a July 20 Philly Voice article about a new report from the Institute on Philadelphia's housing market that indicates it is accelerating at an unsustainable pace. The report and Gillen were also cited in a related story on KYW-Newsradio (1060-AM) on July 22.

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    • Philly's Next Hot Neighborhoods: They Might be Farther Out Than You Think

      July 20, 2017

      Kevin Gillen, PhD, a senior fellow in the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was quoted in a July 20 Philadelphia Inquirer article about the vibrancy of the market in the 19146 zip code, reinforcing that as home prices have soared in and around Center City for years, developers and buyers have been seeking better deals in bordering neighborhoods once overlooked because of deterioration and crime.

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    • R.I. Surpasses Pre-Recession Jobs Peak

      July 20, 2017

      Paul Harrington, PhD, a professor in the School of Education and director of the Center For Labor Markets and Policy, was quoted in two Providence Journal stories on July 20. The first references Rhode Island's recent job market recovery from the Great Recession. The second, discusses how middle-class job growth has not been part of the recovery.

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    • DEP Staffers Warned Superiors of Dangers to Private Water Wells From Pipeline Construction

      July 20, 2017

      Marie Kurz, PhD, an assistant research professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and research scientist and section leader in the Patrick Center for the Environment at the Academy of Natural Sciences, was quoted in a July 20 NPR StateImpact story about PA Department of Environmental Protection staffers warning that the construction of Sunoco's Mariner East 2 pipeline could impact private water wells.

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    • New Battery That Could Be Charged in Seconds Developed at Drexel University

      July 19, 2017

      Yury Gogotsi, PhD, Distinguished University and Bach professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a July 19 Inc. story about his research on new designs for MXene electrodes that could allow for faster battery charging. A related story ran on July 11 in New Atlas.

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    • Survey: Higher Rate of Prescription Drug Abuse Among Youth in Some Rural Counties

      July 19, 2017

      Philip Massey, PhD, an assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a July 19 story on WITF-FM Online (Harrisburg) covering his recent research into the varied use and views of prescription drugs among youth in Pennsylvania.

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    • Things to Know About Lead in Water

      July 18, 2017

      Mariana Chilton, PhD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and the director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities, was quoted in a July 18 story on PlanPhilly about a lead testing project in Philadelphia. Tianna Gaines-Turner, a member of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities’ Witnesses to Hunger program, was also quoted in the story.

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    • Op-Ed: Is Frozen Fish the New 'Fresh?'

      July 18, 2017

      David S. Cohen, JD, a professor in the Kline School of Law, interviewed with KCBS-AM Newswise (San Francisco) on July 18 about retirement rumors for Justice Anthony M. Kennedy and same-sex marriage rights.

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    • Contemporary Jane Austen Tells All

      July 18, 2017

      Paula Marantz Cohen, PhD, dean of the Pennoni Honors College and distinguished professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, authored a July 18 Philadelphia Inquirer column imagining novelist Jane Austen as she may exist in the year of 2017.

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    • People Don’t Exercise Much More Even If You Pay Them to Go to the Gym

      July 18, 2017

      Mark Stehr, PhD, an associate professor in the School of Economics at the LeBow College of Business, was noted in a July 18 Wall Street Journal story about a working paper he coauthored on how paying Americans to go to the gym may not be enough to help them build a habit of regular exercise.

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    • Gay Rights Groups Seek One More Win From Justice Kennedy

      July 17, 2017

      David S. Cohen, JD, a professor in the Kline School of Law, was quoted in a July 17 New York Times story about Justice Anthony M. Kennedy and same-sex marriage.

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    • Science: Doodling Has Real Benefits For The Brain

      July 17, 2017

      Girija Kaimal, EdD, an assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a July 17 Fast Company Design article on her study into how doodling and other forms of art-making positively affect the brain’s reward pathway. The same day, an article covering the study was posted on HowardStern.com.

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    • Delta's Response to Ann Coulter Doesn't Fit Its Brand

      July 17, 2017

      Daniel Korschun, PhD, an associate professor in the LeBow College of Business, was quoted in a July 17 USA Today story about how Delta Air Lines' response to Ann Coulter after she berated the company over switching her reserved seat became a political statement.


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    • This is What Sexting Does to Your Relationship

      July 16, 2017

      A study from researchers in the College of Arts and Sciences about the prevalence of sexting, was cited in a July 16 Refinery29 story about its affect on relationships.

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    • Eating Clean is Useless

      July 14, 2017

      Michael Lowe, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a July 14 story in Vice’s Tonic about how eating “clean” does not necessarily lead to weight loss. 

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    • Big3, Basketball's Newest Curiosity, Rolls into Philly

      July 14, 2017

      Joel Maxcy, PhD, an associate professor and head of sport management in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management was quoted in a July 14 WHYY/Newsworks.org article about the Big3 league, the newest curiosity in basketball and a star driven angle for the NBA that will play in the off-season.

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    • Fast Charging Batteries, at Last!

      July 13, 2017

      Yury Gogotsi, PhD, Distinguished University and Bach professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in July 13 Electronics 360 and Electronic Products stories about his recently published research on new designs for electrodes that could allow electronic devices to charge more quickly.

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    • Drexel Engineers Claim Electrodes Made of MXene Allow Recharging in Minutes

      July 13, 2017

      Yury Gogotsi, PhD, Distinguished University and Bach professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in July 13 Clean Technica story about his recently published research on new designs for electrodes that could allow electronic devices to charge more quickly.

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    • How CFOs Are Playing an Increasingly Dynamic Role

      July 13, 2017

      Helen Bowman, executive vice president, treasurer and chief operating officer, was featured in a July 13 Philadelphia Business Journal story about how CFO's play an important role in promoting business ethics.

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    • Startups: Apply to Get Free Legal Advice from Drexel’s Entrepreneurial Law Clinic

      July 13, 2017

      Steven Rosard, JD, director of the Entrepreneurial Law Clinic at the Kline School of Law, was quoted in a July 13 Technically Philly story about how startups can apply to get free legal advice from the clinic.

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    • Conductive Electrodes Key to Better Batteries

      July 13, 2017

      Yury Gogotsi, PhD, Distinguished University and Bach professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in July 13 stories on New Electronics and Gas2 about his recently published research on new designs for electrodes that could allow electronic devices to charge more quickly.

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    • Fresh Bread from Vetri Now in Whole Foods

      July 13, 2017

      Drexel's new Bread Lab in the Center for Food and Hospitality Management was featured in a July 13 Philadelphia Inquirer story about a new partnership with chef Marc Vetri, an instructor at the Center, that will make fresh bread, crafted by Vetri and developed at the Lab, available at Whole Foods Market. Rosemary Trout, director of the Center's Culinary Arts and Food Science program, was quoted in the story.

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    • Doodling is Scientifically Proven to Boost Brain Activity

      July 12, 2017

      Research on how drawing and doodling can activate the brain's reward pathway, conducted byGirija Kaimal, EdD, an assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was featured in a July 12 Quartz story.

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    • Why ‘Game of Thrones’ Characters are Smart to Prefer Status Over Money

      July 12, 2017

      Donald Riggs, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a July 12 MarketWatch story about the TV Show "Game of Thrones." Riggs taught a class about the show.

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    • SFA’s 2017 Summer Fancy Food Show Draws Multi-Channel Buyers

      July 11, 2017

      Jonathan Deutsch, PhD, a professor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management participated on behalf of Drexel on a panel as a “trend-spotter” for the Summer Fancy Food Show, the largest marketplace in North America devoted exclusively to specialty food and beverage producers and buyers. His role was highlighted in Total Food Service News on July 11.

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    • Late-Night Cravings Inspired goPuff, a Business That’s Raised Over $8M

      July 11, 2017

      Drexel was mentioned in a July 11 NBC News story about goPuff, a 24-hour online delivery service cofounded by former students Rafael llishayev and Yakir Gola.


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    • ​In the Future, You'll Be Able to Charge Your Phone in Seconds

      July 11, 2017

      Research on new designs for battery electrodes, by Yury Gogotsi, PhD, Distinguished University and Bach professor in the College of Engineering, was featured in a July 11 Men’s Health story about their potential to shorten the charging time for electronic devices. The South Asian Times also covered the story.

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    • OB-GYNs Reassess Optimal Level of Pain Medication After C-Sections

      July 11, 2017

      Owen Montgomery, MD, chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a July 11 WHYY/Newsworks story about how doctors are reassessing the optimal level of pain medication to prescribe to women after C-sections.

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    • Invasive Insects Attacking Trees

      July 10, 2017

      Jon Gelhaus, PhD, professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and curator of Entomology in the Academy of Natural Sciences, was interviewed for a July 10 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) story on the emerald ash borer beetle and efforts to save trees that it is destroying.  

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    • Philadelphia Agenda

      July 10, 2017

      John Kirby, director of community health and wellness at Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services of the College of Nursing and Health Professions, along with Stephen and Sandra Sheller, were interviewed in a segment on the WOGL-Radio (98.1-FM) show "Philadelphia Agenda with Brad Segall" about the health facility and the services it provides to vulnerable members of North Philadelphia.

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    • 2D Material Could Make Pseudocapacitors Charge in Milliseconds

      July 10, 2017

      Yury Gogotsi, PhD, Distinguished University and Bach professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in July 10 stories in IEEE SpectrumElectronics 360 and Inverse about his recently published research on new electrode designs that could allow batteries to charge faster.

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    • Should the Government Spend More on Food Aid?

      July 7, 2017

      Mariana Chilton, PhD, professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and the director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities, was quoted in a Congressional Quarterly Researcher article July 7 on federal food aid and why Congress should spend more on it. 

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    • Are Gel Manicures Going to Give Me Skin Cancer?

      July 5, 2017

      Christina Chung, MD, an associate professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a July 5 story in The Atlantic, about the relatively small skin cancer risks associated with gel manicures.

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    • Consult Past, Current Online Students

      July 5, 2017

      Susan Aldridge, PhD, senior vice president and president of Drexel Online, was quoted in a July 5 U.S. News & World Report story about prospective online students gaining insight about the program offered by connecting with recent graduates or current students, either through the admissions office or on social media. 

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    • Food Stamp Rolls Plummet in States That Restore Work Requirements

      July 4, 2017

      Mariana Chilton, PhD, professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities, had her June 4 Hill op-ed quoted in a July 4 Fox News story on work requirements being implemented in order for people to receive federal benefits. 

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    • Schools Mixing Art and Science to Create STEAM

      July 2, 2017

      Youngmoo Kim, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering and director of the ExCITe Center, and the College of Medicine’s Medical Simulation Center were mentioned in a July 2 Philadelphia Inquirer story about the STEAM lab at Roxborough High School, made possible through a collaboration with Drexel and a five-year $2.5 million grant. Through the collaboration, high school students visit Drexel for training in science, technology, engineering and math.

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    • Schools Mixing Art and Science to Create STEAM

      July 2, 2017

      Youngmoo Kim, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering and director of the ExCITe Center, and the College of Medicine’s Medical Simulation Center were mentioned in a July 2 Philadelphia Inquirer story about the STEAM lab at Roxborough High School, made possible through a collaboration with Drexel and a five-year $2.5 million grant. Through the collaboration, high school students visit Drexel for training in science, technology, engineering and math.

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    • Weighing the Health of Hot Dogs Without Killing the BBQ

      July 1, 2017

      Nyree Dardarian, an assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was featured in a July 1 story on WHYY’s “The Pulse” that looked into hot dogs and their nutritional value in light of the Fourth of July. The story also includes recently graduated Drexel nutrition science students.

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    • Weighing the Health of Hot Dogs Without Killing the BBQ

      July 1, 2017

      Nyree Dardarian, an assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was featured in a July 1 story on WHYY’s “The Pulse” that looked into hot dogs and their nutritional value in light of the Fourth of July. The story also includes recently graduated Drexel nutrition science students.

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    • Backyard Adventures at the Academy

      July 1, 2017

      The Academy of Natural Sciences was featured on a July 1 My PHL17 “Weekend Philler” broadcast highlighting its Backyard Adventures exhibit.

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