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    • Pushing a Social Cause Is The Hot New Advertising Trend

      March 31, 2017

      A March 31 Huffington Post column mentioned a study by Daniel Korschun, PhD, an assistant professor in LeBow College of Business, about the cost companies incur when their behavior and brand don't match. 

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    • PA GOPer's Climate Change Theory Debunked: Nope, Not Getting Closer to The Sun

      March 31, 2017

      David Goldberg, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Politifact story on March 31 about erroneous comments made by a Pennsylvania state senator on the causes of climate change. Billy Penn ran a related story that cited the Politifact piece.

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    • What UConn Women's Basketball Team's Record Run is Really Worth

      March 31, 2017

      Ellen Staurowsky, EdD, a professor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, was quoted in a March 31 Fox Business story about UConn's women's basketball team and how successful college sports programs often uses as marketing campaigns for universities to attract students and alumni donors. 

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    • This Former Philadelphia Cop Had an Incredibly Simple Plan to Keep Kids Out of Prison. Don’t Arrest Them.

      March 30, 2017

      Naomi Goldstein, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and co-director of the JD/PhD program in Law and Psychology, was quoted in a March 30 Washington Post story about the Philadelphia Police School Diversion Program, launched by Kevin Bethel. Bethel, Philadelphia's deputy police commissioner and a senior policy fellow at Drexel's Juvenile Justice Research and Reform Lab, was featured in the story.

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    • How Are Internet Privacy Regulations Changing?

      March 29, 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 March 29 WPVI-TV (6-abc)/WPHL-TV (PHL-17) news segment regarding legislation in the hands of President Trump, that would kill an online privacy regulation, a move that could eventually allow internet providers such as Comcast, AT&T and Verizon to sell the browsing habits of their customers.

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    • Is the Fight to Repeal and Replace the Affordable Care Act Dead?

      March 29, 2017

      Robert Field, PhD, JD, professor in the Kline School of Law and Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a March 29 Politifact story on whether or not it's still likely that the Affordable Care Act can be repealed and/or replaced.

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    • Genetic Diversity in Bacterial Strains May Explain Differences in Severity of CF Lung Infections

      March 29, 2017

      Joshua Chang Mell, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a March 29 Cystic Fibrosis News Today story about a recent study he published, which profiled the genes of bacteria commonly found in the lungs of cystic fibrosis patients.

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    • Possible Trump Science Advisor Compares Climate Science to ISIS

      March 28, 2017

      Robert Brulle, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, and his research on the organizational underpinnings and funding of the climate change countermovement, were mentioned in a March 28 Jezebel “The Slot” article about a potential science advisor to President Donald Trump who compared climate science to ISIS.

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    • This Drexel Professor Says We’re Nearing Immersive Reality’s ‘Coming of Age’

      March 28, 2017

      Nick Jushchyshyn, an assistant teaching professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and director of the Animation & Visual Effects program, was featured in a March 28 Technically Philly story about his groundbreaking work in immersive virtual reality filmmaking.

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    • Trump or Not, Pa. Coal Plants Have Long Been on the Way Out

      March 28, 2017

      Peter DeCarlo, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Engineering and College of Arts and Science, was quoted in a March 28 Philadelphia Inquirer story about the effects of President Trump's rollback on environmental regulations could have on Pennsylvania.

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    • What Counts as a Church? Supreme Court Pension Case Asks Important Question

      March 28, 2017

      Norman Stein, JD, a professor in the Kline School of Law, was quoted in a March 28 Deseret News (Salt Lake City) article about the Employee Retirement Income Security Act and how rules that were put in place for employees of religious institutions are being stretched and taken advantage of by other groups.

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    • Ex-Doctor Hacks Into Cell Phones, Emails, Social Media Accounts of Female High School Classmates: Police

      March 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 March 27 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) segment about a former physician at Thomas Jefferson Hospital who illegally gained access to email accounts of several of his former high school classmates. 

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    • Trump Took a Hit on Healthcare, But He's Still Winning Bigly

      March 27, 2017

      A March 27 Penn Live column cited and quoted a Philadelphia Daily News op-ed by Mariana Chilton, PhD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities, about President Trump's executive agenda. 

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    • Schuylkill Yards: New Rendering of West Philly 'Knowledge Neighborhood'

      March 27, 2017

      Drexel's Schyulkill Yards development partnership with Brandywine Realty Trust, was mentioned in March 27 stories in Curbed Philly and Philly Voice. It was also included in a March 28 Philadelphia Tribunestory about a National Association of Black Journalists regional summit at Penn. 

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    • The Untapped Workforce That's Helping a Radnor-Based Corporate Tax Firm

      March 27, 2017

      Dianne Malley, project director of Transition Pathways in the Dornsife School of Public Health’s A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, was quoted in a March 27 Philadelphia Business Journal story on the job climate for people with autism.

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    • Devil in the Details as Justices Mull Church Pension Cases

      March 25, 2017

      Norman Stein, JD, a professor in the Kline School of Law, was interviewed in a March 27 NPR story about the Employee Retirement Income Security Act and how rules that were put in place for employees of religious institutions are being stretched and taken advantage of by other groups. He was also quoted in a similar story in Bloomberg BNA on March 25. 

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    • Just What is a Sanctuary City?

      March 24, 2017

      Anil Kalhan, JD, an associate professor in the Kline School of Law, was quoted in a March 24 Philadelphia Citizen article regarding sanctuary cities and explains the origin of the phrase and what it means from a legal standpoint.

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    • A Philanthropic Boom: 'Donor-Advised Funds'

      March 24, 2017

      Robert Brulle, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was referenced in a March 24 Economist article regarding his study on donor-advised funds and tracked contributions to the anti-climate-change lobby in America.

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    • Philadelphia Visionaries are Speaking at This Networking Event

      March 24, 2017

      President John A. Fry and Lynn Yeakel, director of the College of Medicine’s Institute for Women’s Health and Leadership, were mentioned in a March 24 Philly Voice story about an upcoming professional networking event at the Union League, where they both will be speaking.

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    • Twitter Reveals Vast Shut Down Of Accounts Linked To Extremist Views

      March 23, 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 on March 23 for a KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) segment regarding a mass shutdown of accounts linked to extremist views, conducted by Twitter.

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    • As Congress Mulls AHCA, Woman with CF Wonders if it's Safe to get Married

      March 23, 2017

      Michael J. Stephen, MD, an associate professor in the College of Medicine, authored an opinion piece for the Philadelphia Inquirer about how his patient with cystic fibrosis could lose stable and adequate health insurance coverage if the proposed American Health Care Act becomes law.

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    • Drexel Program Gets $1.2 Million Grant to Tackle City’s ‘Desperate’ Need for STEM Teachers

      March 23, 2017

      President John A. Fry was quoted in a March 23 Technical.ly Philly regarding Drexel’s School of Education receiving a $1.2 million grant from the Philadelphia School Partnership to establish its Dragons Teach Middle Years program, which will help certify science and math teachers and prepare them for positions in urban schools.

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    • The Top 20 Colleges And Graduate Schools For Studying Game Design In 2017

      March 22, 2017

      Drexel was mentioned in a March 22 Forbes story as one of the top universities for undergraduate and graduate gaming design programs as ranked by the Princeton Review. The programs are housed in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design's Digital Media Department.

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    • Infrequently Asked Questions: What Are the Origins of the Philly Rowhome?

      March 22, 2017

      Rachel Schade, AIA, an associate teaching professor in the Westphal College of Media Art & Design, was quoted in a March 22 Philly Voice “Infrequently Asked Questions” article about the origins of Philadelphia architecture.

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    • US Supreme Court Neil Gorsuch Distances Himself from Mentor Who Compared Gay Sex to Bestiality

      March 22, 2017

      David S. Cohen, JD, a professor in the Kline School of Law, was quoted in a March 22 Guardian article about U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch and where he will stand regarding Roe v. Wade.

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    • On ‘Radio Times’: Analysts Call Gorsuch ‘The New Kid on the Block’

      March 22, 2017

      Lisa McElroy, JD, an associate professor in the Kline School of Law, was interviewed March 22 on WHYY-FM’s “Radio Times” about Judge Neil Gorsuch’s Supreme Court confirmation hearing.

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    • Taken for a Ride? Driverless Cars, Ethics, and Public Health

      March 22, 2017

      Janet Fleetwood, PhD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, authored a March 22 post for Philly.com’s “The Public’s Health,” on driverless cars and the need to consider the ethics and public health implications of them.

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    • Many Doctors Get Payments from Drug Companies, Study Shows

      March 21, 2017

      Genevieve Pham-Kanter, PhD, an assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a March 21 HealthDay story on her research into how widespread payments by drug companies to doctors are and how aware the public is of them. The story was picked up by more than a dozen news outlets, including Philly.com, the Arizona Daily Star, and several Wisconsin daily newspapers.

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    • Neil Gorsuch Opening Statement Set Tone For Supreme Court Confirmation Hearing

      March 20, 2017

      Lisa McElroy, JD, an associate professor in the Kline School of Law, was quoted in a March 20 Washington Times story about U.S. Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch's confirmation hearings.

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    • Trump Budget Proposal Would Cut Federal Funding For Poor

      March 20, 2017

      Mariana Chilton, PhD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities, was quotedin a March 20 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette story about how President Trumps proposed cuts to federal anti-poverty programs would affect public health.

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    • Is This The Holy Grail Project That Will Jump-Start The Revitalization of North Philly?

      March 19, 2017

      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 March 19 Philadelphia Inquirer story about Manhattan developer HFZ Capital Group eyeing real estate near Amtrak's North Philadelphia Station.

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    • Homebuyers Thwarted by Record-Low Supply of U.S. Properties

      March 18, 2017

      Kevin Gillen, PhD, a senior research fellow in the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was quoted in a March 18Bloombergstory about the record low number of homes on the market. The story was picked up byMSN MoneyandCrain's Cleveland Business.

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    • Blind Catfish From Amazon is a Newly Discovered Species

      March 17, 2017

      Lisa McElroy, JD, an associate professor in the Kline School of Law, was quoted in a March 20 Washington Times story about U.S. Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch's confirmation hearings.

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    • Vaping Isn't Smoking, It's a Disease Prevention Method

      March 17, 2017

      Stephen Gambescia, PhD, clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, co-authored an op-ed about the use ofgaping as a smoking prevention method. The piece ran on March 17 in The Hill.

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    • Future Physicians Get Their Hospital Assignments on 'Match Day'

      March 17, 2017

      Amy Fuchs, MD, senior associate dean for student affairs in the College of Medicine, and Rachel Snyder, a fourth-year medical student in the College of Medicine, were interviewed for a KYW-Newsradio (1060-AM) story on March 17 about Match day, when medical student find out their residency assignments.

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    • R.I. Struggles to Regain Jobs Lost in Recession

      March 17, 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 March 17 the Providence Journal article regarding R.I.’s struggle to recover jobs lost from recession.

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    • Losing Ground: Marshes in R.I., Mass., Disintegrating Faster Than Anywhere in the U.S.

      March 17, 2017

      Elizabeth Watson, PhD, an assist professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and Wetlands section leader in the Academy of Natural Sciences, was quoted in a March 17 Providence Journal (Rhode Island) story about salt marshes in New England disappearing due to climate change.

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    • Millionaires Wave Goodbye to the Mansion as the Luxury Market Booms in Philly

      March 17, 2017

      Kevin Gillen, PhD, a senior research fellow in the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was quoted in a March 17 Philadelphia Inquirer article about the slower luxury market within the suburbs compared to Philadelphia’s high-end condo sales and multi-family housing boom.

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    • Spotlight on Smartphone App Orai

      March 16, 2017

      The Philadelphia Business Journal published a March 16 story about Orai, a startup cofounded by Drexel students Danish Dhamani of the College of Engineering and Paritosh Gupta of the College of Computing and Informatics. Orai, housed in the Baiada Institute for Entrepreneurship,  is a smartphone app that provides deep analysis of a user’s public speaking skills and coaches them to improve their techniques through machine learning and artificial intelligence. 

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    • Two-thirds of Patients are Seen by Doctors who got Industry Money

      March 16, 2017

      Genevieve Pham-Kanter, PhD, assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a March 16 Philadelphia Inquirer story about her research into awareness of payments that doctors receive from drug and medical device companies. 

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    • Essay: Creating the Next Generation of Innovators by Understanding How Young People Use Media

      March 16, 2017

      Youngmoo Kim, PhD, a professor in the College of Engineering and director of the ExCITe Center, authored a March 16 Newsworks.org "Speak Easy" piece about an upcoming Learning Innovation conversation series event featuring renowned cultural anthropologist Mimi Ito.

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    • In the NCAA March Madness Basketball Tournament, What’s a Win Worth to the Little Guys?

      March 16, 2017

      Ellen Staurowsky, EdD, a professor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, was quoted in a March 16 Christian Science Monitor article about what an NCAA March Madness win means for smaller universities who finances are pinched by changing student demographics.

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    • Hawaii Judge Puts Trump's Revised Travel Ban on Hold

      March 16, 2017

      Anil Kalhan, JD, an associate professor in the Kline School of Law, was quoted in a March 16 ABC News article regarding Hawaii's federal judge placing a suspension on President Trump's revised travel ban.

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    • Immigrants are Going Hungry so Trump Won’t Deport Them

      March 16, 2017

      Research by Mariana Chilton, PhD, professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities, was referenced and linked to in a March 16 Washington Post article on immigrants forgoing food benefits out of fear of drawing attention to themselves and being deported.

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    • The Most Addicting Foods on the Planet, According to Science

      March 16, 2017

      A study on the brain’s response to chocolate by Jennifer Nasser, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was referenced in a March 16 Reader’s Digest story on foods that are addictive, according to scientists.

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    • Spotlight on Smartphone App Orai

      March 16, 2017

      The Philadelphia Business Journal published a March 16 story about Orai, a startup cofounded by Drexel students Danish Dhamani of the College of Engineering and Paritosh Gupta of the College of Computing and Informatics. Orai, housed in the Baiada Institute for Entrepreneurship,  is a smartphone app that provides deep analysis of a user’s public speaking skills and coaches them to improve their techniques through machine learning and artificial intelligence. 

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    • Graduate Schools Offer New Paths Into Health Care

      March 15, 2017

      The Dornsife School of Public Health was featured in a March 15 U.S. News & World Report story on trends in what is offered by graduate schools in health care programs. Yvonne Michael, ScD, associate professor, discussed the redesign of the school's master of public health program and student Daniel Kinder was interviewed about the field of work aspect of the program. 

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    • 8 Foods to Eat During an Ulcerative Colitis Flare

      March 15, 2017

      Neilanjan Nandi, MD, an associate professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in two February Everyday Health stories about what to eat during an ulcerative colitis flare and the connection between Crohn’s disease and arthritis.

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    • Ransomware Attack Hits Pennsylvania Senate Democrats

      March 14, 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 in a March 4 WPVI-TV (6-abc) news segment about a "ransomware" cyberattack that shut down the Pennsylvania Senate Democrats’ computer systems.


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    • White House Budget Director’s False Claims About the Obamacare Legislative Process

      March 14, 2017

      John Cannan, JD, research and instructional services librarian in the Kline School of Law, was quoted in a March 14 Washington Post article about a report he published in the Law Library Journal, which said the Affordable Care Act was an illustrative example of modern lawmaking. The story was also picked up by The State.

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    • 9 Weird College Classes That Helped Prepare Top Student Founders for Entrepreneurship

      March 14, 2017

      Drexel was mentioned in a March 14 Inc. slideshow about “weird college classes” that helped prepare young entrepreneurs. The site is also featuring Drexel student startup company Boost Linguistics in its "Coolest College Startups" competition. Technically Philly featured the competition in a March 15 story.

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    • TV Gets Woke: How Scripted Series Are Confronting Social Issues Like Never Before

      March 14, 2017

      Lawrence Epstein, a teaching professor in Westphal College, was quoted in a March 14 Variety story about rising popularity of television programming about historical social justice events, like ABC's “When We Rise,” and shows that tackle controversial political and cultural issues, like Amazon’s “Transparent.”

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    • Old-Style Chemo Is Still A Mainstay In The Age Of Targeted Cancer Therapy

      March 13, 2017

      Robert Comis, MD, a professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a March 13 NPR story about how chemotherapy remains a mainstay of cancer treatment, even as new treatments are emerging.

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    • CBO: 14 Million Will Lose Insurance in 2018 Under GOP Plan

      March 13, 2017

      Robert Field, PhD, JD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and the Kline School of Law, was quoted in a March 13 MedPage Today story about the Congressional Budget Office’s findings on the GOP healthcare plan’s potential to cut 14 million from health insurance.

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    • Medical Mystery: A Toddler with a Wounded Thumb — And a Rare Diagnosis

      March 12, 2017

      Daniel R. Taylor, DO, authored a “medical mystery” piece for the Philadelphia Inquirer on March 12 about a toddler with a wounded thumb and a rare diagnosis.

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    • Lost in Translation: When Parents and Pediatricians Don’t Speak the Same Language

      March 12, 2017

      A Kaiser Health News story on research into the communication disaparities between doctors and the parents of Latino children who only speak Spanish or English by Alex Ortega, PhD, professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, has been circulating since late last month. In addition to multiple newspapers across the country, the story appeared March 12 on Salon magazine's website.

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    • Springing Forward Can Set Your Health Back, Studies Find

      March 12, 2017

      Donald McEachron, PhD, a teaching professor in the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, was interviewed for a March 12 KYW-Newsradio (1060-AM) story about how Daylight Saving Time can negatively affect your health.

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    • How Instagram Can Be a Safe Haven for People With Depression

      March 12, 2017

      Research by Andrea Forte, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Computing & Informatics, and Nazanin Andalibi, a doctoral candidate in the College, about how people are using Instagram to make sensitive self-disclosures, was featured in a March 12 Real Simple story that was picked up by InStyle magazine online.

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    • Travel Ban Adds Stress to 'Match Week' for These Iranian Medical Residency Applicants

      March 12, 2017

      Michael J. Stephen, MD, an associate professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a March 12 WHYY/Newsworks.org story about how President Trump’s executive orders on immigration could affect foreign medical students who are “matching” with residency programs this week.

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    • Trump Executive Order May Foul US Drinking Water Supply

      March 12, 2017

      A March 10 Scientific American story, about the affect of President Trump’s executive order to roll back the 2015 Clean Water Rule, that quoted Charles Haas, PhD, LD Betz Professor of Environmental Engineering and head of the College of Engineering’s Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, was picked up by LiveScience on March 12.

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    • New Findings Show How Our Brains 'Align' When We Communicate

      March 10, 2017

      Hasan Ayaz, PhD, an associate research professor in the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, was quoted in a March 10 Science Alert story about his new research study that used functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS) to measure brain activity during communication. 

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    • Weathersbee: 'Blacklist' Mirrors Efforts to Stigmatize Dissent

      March 10, 2017

      Tabatha Abu El-Haj, PhD, JD, an associate professor in the Kline School of Law, was quoted in a March 10 Commercial Appeal article regarding a recent list of activists banned from Memphis' City Hall and proposed bills with the potential to infringe on persons' First Amendment rights when it comes to peaceful protest.

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    • Giant Catfish Fossil Found in Egyptian Desert

      March 10, 2017

      John Lundberg, PhD, an emeritus professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and emeritus curator of Ichthyology in the Academy of Natural Sciences, was quoted in a March 10 National Geographic story about the discovery of a giant catfish fossil in Egypt.

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    • Could Mini Robots Evolve MRI From Diagnostic Tool To Therapeutic Option?

      March 10, 2017

      A March 10 Med Device Online story, about engineers from the University of Houston working on mini robots for medical therapy, mentioned research from the College of Engineering on developing “microswimmer” robots for surgery.

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    • Trump's Order May Foul U.S. Drinking Water Supply

      March 10, 2017

      Charles Haas, PhD, LD Betz Professor of Environmental Engineering and head of the Department of Civil Architectural and Environmental Engineering, was quoted in a March 10 Scientific American story about how President Trump's executive order on reexamining the Clean Water Act could affect U.S. drinking water.

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    • A Nationwide Tour Will Stop in Philly as it Seeks to Fill 100,000 Tech Jobs

      March 9, 2017

      Drexel was mentioned in a March 9 Technically Philly post about Tech Jobs Tour, a 50-state jobs fair that is attempting to fill 100,000 tech jobs in one year. Philadelphia will host the tour's Pennsylvania stop.

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    • Men, This South Philly Breakfast Could Change Your Life

      March 9, 2017

      Paul Gittens, MD, a clinical associate in the College of Medicine and founder of the Philadelphia Center for Sexual Medicine, was mentioned in March 9 Philadelphia Inquirer and Philadelphia Tribune story about Kenny and Faatimah Gamble's 20th Annual Wellness Breakfast For Men. Gittens was one of the speakers at the event. 

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    • Food Sleuth Radio, Mariana Chilton Interview

      March 9, 2017

      Mariana Chilton, PhD, professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and the head of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities, was interviewed for a March 9 episode of Public Radio Exchange's "Food Sleuth Radio." The episode focused on food insecurity and the myths surrounding it.

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    • Instagram Depression Symptoms Help, Social Media

      March 8, 2017

      Research on how people use Instagram to make sensitive self-disclosures, conducted by Andrea Forte, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Computing & Informatics, and Nazanin Andalibi, a doctoral candidate in the College, was featured in a March 8 Refinery29 story. 

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    • Bills Aimed at Getting Women in STEM Fields Are Incomplete Without Funding: Experts

      March 8, 2017

      Stefanie Kroll, PhD, an assistant research professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and the Academy of Natural Sciences, was quoted in a March 8 NBCPhiladelphia.com story on the importance of funding for efforts to recruit women into STEM fields.

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    • La Pression Monte sur Uber

      March 7, 2017

      Daniel Korschun, PhD, an associate professor in the LeBow College of Business, was quoted in an Associated Press story about the impact that the release of footage of an argument between Uber CEO Travis Kalanick and an Uber driver will have on ridership and driver loyalty. The story was picked up internationally March 7 by Le Figaro (France), the Republica (Nepal) and El Financiero (Costa Rica) among other outlets.

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    • Column: Fixing Healthcare — Which Single-Payer System Would be Best for California?

      March 7, 2017

      Robert Field, PhD, JD, professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and Kline School of Law, was quoted in a March 7 Los Angeles Times story breaking down which single-payer health insurance model works best for California.

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    • Instagram Can Be Good for People with Depression, New Study Finds

      March 7, 2017

      Research on how people are using Instagram to make sensitive self-disclosures, conducted by Andrea Forte, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Computing & Informatics, and Nazanin Anadlibi, a doctoral candidate in the College, was featured in Prima magazine and The Huffington Post (UK) Tech on March 7.

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    • The DeanBeat: Intel University Discovers the Best College Game Projects

      March 6, 2017

      “Sole,” a video game designed by Nabeel Ansari, an undergrad in Pennoni Honors College, and Vincent DeTommaso, an undergrad in Westphal College, and recent graduates  Nina DeLucia and Thomas Sharpe, was mentioned in a March 3 VentureBeat feature on the Intel University Games Showcase Competition. The students’ startup company, Gossamer Games, is supported by the Entrepreneurial Game Studio in the ExCITe Center and the Baiada Institute for Entrepreneurship in the Close School of Entrepreneurship.


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    • Charitable Restaurants and Chefs Give Back

      March 6, 2017

      The EAT Café, the pay-what-you-can restaurant run by the Dornsife School of Public Health’s Center for Hunger-Free Communities, was included in a slideshow on USA Today’s website on March 3 that featured charitable restaurants.

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    • Why Trump's Latest Immigration Ban Could be Bad for Your Health

      March 6, 2017

      Michael J. Stephen, MD, an associate professor in the College of Medicine, authored a March 6 op-ed for Philly.com about how President Trump’s latest immigration policy could have negative effects on science and health care. Stephen was also interviewed on WDEL-1150 AM (Wilmington) about the piece.

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    • Trump's Revised Ban Less Restrictive But Will Still Face Suits

      March 6, 2017

      Anil Kalhan, JD, an associate professor in the Kline School of Law, was quoted in a March 6 Houston Chronicle article regarding President Trump’s revised travel ban and how its lessened restrictions will still face suits.

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    • Normalizing Hate

      March 6, 2017

      Alex Geisinger, JD, a professor in the Kline School of Law, authored an opinion article for U.S. News & World Report on March 6 about President Trump’s address to Congress regarding the rise of hate crimes and what it is going to take to stop these acts.

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    • Two-Thirds of Americans See Docs Who Got Paid by Drug Companies

      March 6, 2017

      Genevieve Pham-Kanter, PhD, assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a March 6 Modern Healthcare story on her study looking into how aware the public is of their doctors receiving payments and gifts from drug companies, as well as which doctors get the most payments.

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    • Bon Appétit: Chefs Serving Chefs At Drexel University Conference

      March 6, 2017

      The 2017 Philly Chef Conference in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management was featured on March 6 by KYW-TV (CBS-3). Michael Traud, JD, EdD, assistant clinical professor and director of the hospitality management program, was interviewed. WTXF-TV (FOX-29) and WPVI-TV (6-abc) also featured the conference. The conference was live tweeted by Philadelphia magazine's ‘Fooboz.’ Billy Penn also featured Philly Chef Conference panelist Kerry Brodie, founder of Emma’s Torch, a culinary training program for refugees and asylees.

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    • How Michigan Is Handling $240M Athletics Debt

      March 5, 2017

      Karen Weaver, EdD, an associate clinical professor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, was quoted in a March 5 Athletic Business article on the handling process of The University of Michigan’s $240M athletics debt.

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    • Philly Police Expand Homicide Unit as Authorities Struggle to Solve Murders

      March 4, 2017

      Robert Kane, PhD, a professor and director of the Criminology and Justice Studies Department in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a March 4 WHYY/Newsworks.org article regarding the Philadelphia police’s homicide unit expansion and the code of "no snitching" culture.


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    • Drexel Becomes Food-Central at its Philly Chef Conference

      March 3, 2017

      The Center for Hospitality and Sport Management’s "Philly Chef Conference" was highlighted in a March 3 Philly.com story.


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    • Autism Jobs Program Wants to Cut Disabled Unemployment Number

      March 3, 2017

      Dianne Malley, project director of Transition Pathways in the Dornsife School of Public Health's A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, was quoted in a March 3 Next City story on the Institute's pilot program of Project SEARCH. The Program seeks to provide internship opportunities for young adults with autism to prepare them for careers. 

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    • Nitrogen Levels in NJ Waters Dip, But Will Drop Survive Trump Rule Rollback?

      March 3, 2017

      Carol Collier, senior advisor for watershed management and policy at the Academy of Natural Sciences, was quoted in a March 3 New Jersey Spotlight peice on nitrogen levels in water in the state and wether policy rollbacks might be harmful. 

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    • As Philly's Housing Market Forges Ahead, Suburban Prices Still Limp Along

      March 3, 2017

      Kevin Gillen, PhD, a senior research fellow in the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was quoted in a March 3 Philadelphia Inquirer article regarding Philadelphia's slow suburban housing market in comparison to the city's surge. 

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    • Palantir Provides the Engine for Donald Trump's Deportation Machine

      March 2, 2017

      Anil Kalhan, JD, associate professor in the Kline School of Law, was quoted in The Intercept on March 2 regarding President Trump's use of a new intelligence system called Investigative Case Management, created by Palantir Technologies, a data-mining to assist in the administrations efforts to deport millions of immigrants from the United States. 

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    • An Uninsured Clown is No Laughing Matter

      March 2, 2017

      Mara Smith, a student in the Kline School of Law, authored a March 2 post for Philly.com about a young adult who depends on health insurance from the Affordable Care Act.

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    • Trump's Cross-state Insurance Sales Plan: Practical or Practically Impossible?

      March 2, 2017

      Rob Field, PhD, JD, professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and Kline School of Law, was quoted in a March 2 Morning Call story on how practical selling health insurance across state lines is. 

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    • Academy of Natural Sciences Switches Up Annual Pay-What-You-Wish Admission Date

      March 2, 2017

      The Academy of Natural Sciences was featured in a March 2 Philly Voice article about its upcoming Founders Day celebration.

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    • After Argument with Driver, Uber CEO Promises to 'Grow Up'

      March 1, 2017

      Daniel Korschun, PhD, an associate professor in the LeBow College of Business, was quoted in a March 1 Associated Press story about the impact that the release of footage of an argument between Uber CEO Travis Kalanick and an Uber driver will have on ridership and driver loyalty. The story was picked up by ABC News.


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    • Turns Out, Instagram May Help Fight Depression

      March 1, 2017

      Research by Andrea Forte, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Computing & Informatics, and Nazanin Andalibi, a doctoral candidate in the College, about people using Instagram to make sensitive self-discolosures, was featured in a March 1 Eye Opener TV segment.

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    • Who Would Lose in the 'Merit-Based' Immigration System Trump is Raving About?

      March 1, 2017

      Anil Kalhan, JD, an associate professor in the Kline School of Law, was quoted in a March 1 COLORLINES article about President Trump’s first congressional address and who would be affected most by his "merit-based" immigration system.

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    • Asking Local Stylistas: Should Design Be a No-Politics Zone?

      March 1, 2017

      Clare Sauro, curator of the Robert and Penny Fox Historic Costume Collection in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was mentioned in a March 1 Philadelphia Inquirer article about the intersection of design and politics.

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    • Smoking Ban in Public Housing Cleans Up Air, Sets Philly as National Model

      March 1, 2017

      Ann Klassen, PhD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a March 1 WHYY/Newsworks.org story on her study into how going smoke-free cut potential secondhand smoke exposures in Philadelphia’s public housing properties.

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    • Instagram Can Be Good For People With Depression, New Study Finds

      March 1, 2017

      Andrea Forte, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Computing & Informatics, and Nazanin Andalibi, a doctoral candidate in the College, were quoted in a March 1 post on the blog Dr. Oz The Good Life about their research on how people are using Instagram to make sensitive self-disclosures.

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    • Drivers Rebel Against Uber's Price-Cutting Quest for Growth

      March 1, 2017

      Daniel Korschun, PhD, an associate professor in the LeBow College of Business, was quoted in a March 1 Associated Press story about the impact the release of footage of an argument between Uber CEO Travis Kalanick and an Uber driver will have on ridership and driver loyalty. The story has been picked up by various media outlets nationwide including the San Francisco Chronicle, the Reading Eagle and the Houston Chronicle.

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    • Student Chefs Compete for College Scholarships in University City

      March 29, 2017

      Drexel hosted the Careers Through Culinary Arts Program cooking contest in the Center for Hospitality and Sports Management on March 29. The contest was covered by WPVI-TV (6-abc), KYW-TV (CBS-3) and KYW-AM Newsradio's "What's Cooking on 1060.”

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    • The Twenty-Something Free Fall

      March 29, 2017

      The A.J. Drexel Autism Institute's 2015 National Autism Indicators Report was cited in a March 29 Spectrum News story on the issues that people with autism face after graduating high school.

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