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September

    • 'Mindfulness'-Based Approach Could Help You Stay Slim

      September 30, 2017

      Evan Forman, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Sept. 30 Health Day story about his research study on a type of weight-loss therapy that focuses on “mindful” decision-making. The story was picked up by multiple media outlets, including WebMD, the Philadelphia Inquirer and the Arizona Daily Star on Sept. 30. The research was also covered in a Sept. 30 Medical Daily story.

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    • From Gun Violence to Opioids; If You Want a Job Done, Ask a Busy City | Editorial

      September 29, 2017

      Harris Steinberg, executive director of the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation and distinguished teaching professor in Westphal College, was quoted in a Sept. 29 Philadelphia Inquirer editorial about Philadelphia’s vast pool of civic activists. The piece also mentioned the Lindy Institute's Urban Innovation Fellowship program that will select three fellows to work with university experts to find the answers to the city’s most vexing issues.

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    • Why You Shouldn't Wash Raw Chicken

      September 29, 2017

      Jennifer Quinlan, PhD, associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Sept. 29 Kitchn story on why people shouldn’t wash chicken before cooking it. The quote came from a Slate story from several years ago.

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    • Adding Paraffin Oil to Concrete Can Create Roads That De-Ice Themselves

      September 29, 2017

      Yaghoob Farnam, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a Sept. 28 Equipment World story about his study that found adding paraffin oil to a road’s concrete mix could make roads that melt snow and ice.

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    • Medical Mystery: Why is this 4-Year-Old So Often in the ER?

      September 28, 2017

      Daniel R. Taylor, DO, an associate professor in the College of Medicine, authored a "Medical Mystery" article for the Philadelphia Inquirer Sept. 3 on a 4-year-old patient he had who kept coming down with fevers.

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    • Theater Has Role in Philly's East Market Street Revival

      September 28, 2017

      The Thomas R. Kline School of Law was mentioned in a Sept. 28 Philadelphia Inquirer article about Philadelphia’s Market Street East revival. Thomas R. Kline Institute of Trial Advocacy will reside in this zone.

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    • Baby Dinosaurs! Sneak Peek of the New Academy of Natural Sciences Exhibit

      September 28, 2017

      The Academy of Natural Sciences’ new exhibit, "Tiny Titans: Dinosaur Eggs and Babies," was featured in a Sept. 28 PennLive story, and a Sept. 27 Main Line Parent article. The exhibit was also covered throughout Sept. 27 on KYW-TV (CBS-3) and on KYW Newsradio (1060-AM).

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    • Type 2 Diabetes Diagnosis Leads to Better Health

      September 27, 2017

      Karren Henderson and Gail Partridge, a program assistant and nurse practitioner, respectively, at the Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services of the College of Nursing and Health Professions, were featured in a Sept. 27 WTXF-TV (FOX-29) segment about lifestyle changes people can make to prevent or manage their diabetes.

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    • Bill Being Proposed to Extend Protections on First Responders

      September 26, 2017

      A study by Jennifer Taylor, PhD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, looking into the likelihood that paramedics could be violently injured on the job, was referenced Sept. 26 in a WILX (NBC-10, Lansing, Michigan) report on a new bill in that state aimed at protecting first responders.

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    • Long After The Hurricanes Have Passed, Hard Work — And Hazards — Remain

      September 26, 2017

      Esther Chernak, MD, an associate research professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a Sept. 26 NPR "Two-Way" story about the hazards hurricanes leave in their wake, such as infection resulting from floodwater contamination. The story was carried on NPR affiliates across the country.

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    • People Get 'Hot Under the Collar', Commit More Crime When Temperatures Rise

      September 26, 2017

      Leah Schinasi, PhD, an assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was mentioned in a Sept. 26 Penn Live story on her study into how hotter weather is linked to higher rates of crime.

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    • Seven Elements of a Results-Driven Corporate Social Responsibility Program

      September 26, 2017

      Scott Tattar, an instructor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed in a Sept. 26 HuffPost story and provided tips companies could adopt to incorporate results-driven corporate social responsibility programs in today’s political and social climate.

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    • Supreme Court Could Shape Trump Agenda

      September 25, 2017

      Anil Kalhan, JD, an associate professor in the Kline School of Law, was quoted in a Sept. 25 Boston Herald article about cases upcoming on the Supreme Court docket, including one on the president's travel ban.

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    • Philly's Lingering Summer Weather Could Mean Higher Crime Rates, Research Suggests

      September 25, 2017

      Leah Schinasi, PhD, an assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a Sept. 25 Philly Voice story about her study into the linkages between warmer weather and crime. 

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    • Is C.T.E. a Defense For Murder?

      September 23, 2017

      Lisa Tucker, JD, an associate professor in the Kline School of Law, co-authored an article for The New York Times on Sept. 23 about the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) and whether former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez could have evaded conviction by citing CTE as proof of reasonable doubt about his criminal responsibility.

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    • The United States is Unprepared for the Next Major Earthquake

      September 23, 2017

      Scott Knowles, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Sept. 23Think Progress story about how prepared U.S. cities are for major earthquakes.

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    • Why We Need A National Hurricane Memorial And Museum

      September 22, 2017

      Scott Knowles, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, authored a Sept. 15 Huffington Post article about the need for a national hurricane and memorial museum to help governments and agencies keep track of past mistakes and address future disasters.

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    • College Programs Offer a Path to Professional Degrees

      September 22, 2017

      Drexel and its BA/BS-JD program, which allows high-achieving high school students to earn their bachelors and law degrees in six years, was mentioned in a Sept. 22 U.S. News & World Report story.

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    • The Tricky Path to Employment Is Trickier When You’re Autistic

      September 22, 2017

      Anne Roux, a research scientist in the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute was quoted and the Institute's 2015 and 2017 National Autism Indicators Reports were referenced in a Sept. 22 Slate article on the difficulties of people with autism getting career-type jobs.

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    • Pa., N.J. Could Lose Big Under Latest Obamacare Repeal

      September 22, 2017

      Robert Field, PhD, JD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and the Kline School of Law, was quoted in a Sept. 22 Philadelphia Inquirer story on the damage that might occur in local states if the Graham-Cassidy health bill passes.

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    • Why Are We Still Negating Bisexuality in Television?

      September 22, 2017

      A study on the difference in mental health symptoms among LGBTQ youths, conducted by Guy Diamond, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was referenced in a Sept. 22 Rewire story on bisexual representation on television.

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    • To Prevent OD Deaths, Philly to Give Out Naloxone as People Leave Jail

      September 22, 2017

      Megan Reed, a researcher and doctoral candidate in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a Sept. 22 WHYY/Newsworks.org story about Philadelphia jails distributing overdose-reversing drugs to inmates with a history of intravenous drug use when they are released.

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    • Medical Mystery: The Once-Robust President Who Dwindled Dramatically

      September 22, 2017

      Allan B. Schwartz, MD, a professor in the College of Medicine, authored a Sept. 22 “Medical Mystery” piece for The Philadelphia Inquirer about Chester A. Arthur, who suffered from inflammation of the kidneys shortly after becoming president.

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    • Cheat Sheet: How to Become a Cybersecurity Pro

      September 22, 2017

      Rachel Greenstadt, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Computing & Informatics, was quoted in a Sept. 22 TechRepublic story about pursuing a career in cybersecurity.

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    • Foundation Pledges $3 Million For Drexel Students Eyeing Non-Profit Careers

      September 22, 2017

      Rosalind Remer, PhD, vice provost and executive director for the Lenfest Foundation Center for Cultural Partnerships, was interviewed for a Sept. 22 segment on KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) about a $3 million gift from the Lenfest Foundation that will find co-op positions in the cultural sector.

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    • Pa., N.J., Could Lose Big Under Latest Obamacare Repeal

      September 22, 2017

      Robert Field, PhD, JD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and the Kline School of Law, was quoted in a Sept. 22 The Philadelphia Inquirer story about how the most recent GOP health care bill could negatively affect Pennsylvanians.

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    • The Dangerous Trend of 'Jansporting'

      September 21, 2017

      Ralph Riviello, MD, a professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a Sept. 21 Daily Mail story about the dangers associated with “Jansporting,” a technique some college students are using to prevent intoxicated friends from asphyxiation. Riviello was also interviewed about this topic during a Sept. 21 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) segment.

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    • Gel-Soaked Conductive ‘Fabric’ has Potential for Energy Storage

      September 21, 2017

      Vibha Kalra, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a Sept. 21 stories in The Engineer and Electronics360 about her work to develop safer electrodes using coated carbon nanofibers.

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    • What is a Locavore?

      September 21, 2017

      Jonathan Deutsch, PhD, a professor in the Center for Food and Hospitality Management, was quoted in a Sept. 21 Philly Voice “Infrequently Asked Question” article about the definition and origin of the word “locavore,” someone who either prefers to, or exclusively, eats local food – food that was grown within 100 miles.

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    • Why Do College Kids Think a Backpack Can Save a Drunk Friend's Life?

      September 21, 2017

      Ralph Riviello, MD, a professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a Sept. 21 NBCPhiladelphia.com story about whether placing a backpack on an intoxicated person can prevent asphyxiation.

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    • 'Radio Times' — Dinosaurs and Prehistoric Fish

      September 20, 2017

      Ted Daeschler, PhD, vice president of Collections at the Library of the Academy of Natural Sciences and a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on WHYY-Radio (91-FM)'s "Radio Times" to discuss his work in paleontology, including his trip to Antarctica over the winter. Academy scientist Kenneth Lacovara, PhD, was on the show with Daeschler.

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    • Drexel Gets $3 Million from Lenfests for Co-op Salaries

      September 20, 2017

      Drexel was mentioned in a Sept. 20 Philly.com story about a $3 million gift from the Lenfest Foundation that will fund co-op positions in the cultural sector. The story ran in the Sept. 21 print editions of The Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News.

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    • 20 Latest Findings on MRSA

      September 20, 2017

      Research on hospital hand hygiene by Neal Goldstein, PhD, an assistant research professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was featured in a Sept. 20 list on this year's new insights into MRSA on Becker's Hospital Review.

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    • Parkway 100 Special

      September 20, 2017

      Robert Peck, curator and senior fellow at the Academy of Natural Sciences, was interviewed throughout a special on the 100th anniversary of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, "FYI Philly: Parkway 100" on WPVI-TV (6-abc) Sept. 20.

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    • Beware, Philadelphia: Amazon Could Drive Up Housing Prices

      September 19, 2017

      Kevin Gillen, PhD, senior research fellow in the Lindy Institute For Urban Innovation, was quoted in a Sept. 19 Philadelphia Inquirer story about how housing prices could rapidly increase if Amazon located its new headquarters in Philadelphia.

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    • How I-95 Broke Philly's Waterfront (and What The City is Doing to Fix it)

      September 19, 2017

      Harris Steinberg, executive director of the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation and distinguished teaching professor in Westphal College, was quoted in a Sept. 19 Curbed Philly story about Philadelphia's waterfront and the impact I-95 has on it.

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    • Venezuela Went From a Rich Democracy to a Dictatorship on the Brink of Collapse

      September 19, 2017

      George Ciccariello-Maher, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Sept. 19 Vox story about the Venezuelan government's response to the economic crisis and how it is reshaping the nation.

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    • Bipartisan Senate Effort to Fix ACA Collapses

      September 19, 2017

      Robert Field, PhD, JD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and Kline School of Law, was quoted in a Sept. 19 MedPage Today story on the collapse of bipartisan health care reform efforts in light of the new Graham-Cassidy bill.

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    • Deferred DREAMs: Health Consequences of Immigration Policy

      September 19, 2017

      Jessie Kemmick Pintor, PhD, an assistant professor, and Alex Ortega, PhD, a professor, both of the Dornsife School of Public Health, authored a Sept. 19 post for Philly.com on how changes in the DACA program and immigration policy could have negative impacts on public health.

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    • Consider Concentration, Joint Degree for Health Law Career

      September 18, 2017

      Drexel's Kline School of Law was featured in a Sept. 18 U.S. News & World Report article about the health law joint degree and the school's offerings in health law. 

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    • Childhood Hunger in North Philadelphia More Than Triples

      September 18, 2017

      Mariana Chilton, PhD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities, was featured in a Sept. 18 Philadelphia Inquirer story about the tripling of child poverty in North Philadelphia since 2008. Chilton was also quoted in a Sept. 14 WHYY/Newsworks.org story about the U.S. Census' poverty data.

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    • Task Force Focuses First on State of Preservation in Philly

      September 18, 2017

      Harris Steinberg, executive director of the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation and distinguished teaching professor in Westphal College, was featured in a Sept. 18 Plan Philly article about Philadelphia's Historic Preservation Task Force. As Chair of the task force, Steinberg drafted the first version of a vision statement for it.

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    • What if America Had a Detective Agency For Disasters?

      September 18, 2017

      Scott Knowles, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Sept. 18Wired story about the science of disaster prediction and the need for a "detective agency" for disasters. Knowles also authored an opinion piece for The Conversation on Sept. 18 about how the destruction caused by recent hurricanes is not likely to spur action on climate change. The piece was also picked up by Salon. 

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    • Scientists Just Developed Snow-Melting Concrete

      September 18, 2017

      Research by Yaghoob Farnam, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Engineering, about adding paraffin oil to road concrete to help it melt snow and ice, was featured in a Sept. 18 Forbesstory.

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    • Build Here, Amazon - Philly's Your City, Drexel President Says

      September 18, 2017

      President John Fry authored an article about Amazon’s plans to invest $5 billion to build a second North American headquarters, explaining why Philadelphia is a prime location. The article was published in the Philadelphia Inquirer on Sept. 18.

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    • Drexel University Freshmen Get 'Smart' Backpacks

      September 17, 2017

      Genevieve Dion, an associate professor in Westphal College and director of the Shima Seiki Haute Technology Lab and Drexel’s Center For Functional Fabrics, was quoted in a Sept. 17 KYW-Newsradio (1060-AM) story about Drexel freshmen receiving functional fabric backpacks, which were designed and created by the Advanced Functional Fabrics of America a research and development partnership program started by the Department of Defense. Drexel leads a regional research hub for AFFOA.

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    • With Help From Drexel Prof, Snow-Melting Concrete May Someday Clear Wintry Roads

      September 15, 2017

      Yaghoob Farnam, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Engineering, was featured in a Sept. 16 WHYY/Newsworks.org story about his research on using paraffin oil to make roads that can melt off ice and snow.

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    • Why We Need a National Hurricane Memorial and Museum

      September 15, 2017

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    • Tell Christie: We Shouldn't Risk Oil Trains Exploding Near Schools

      September 15, 2017

      Scott Knowles, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Sept. 15 NJ.com article about disaster responses and the sometimes fatal results from poor government decisions.

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    • Eagles Partner With CHOP, Drexel, Jefferson to Raise Funds for Autism Research

      September 15, 2017

      The A.J. Drexel Autism Institute was named in multiple stories following the announcement of its partnership with the Philadelphia Eagles for their inaugural Eagles Autism Challenge bike ride and 5k. The new fundraiser and the Institute’s involvement was covered in the Philadelphia InquirerPhiladelphia magazine, the Philadelphia Business JournalBleeding Green Nation and on KYW-TV (CBS-3) Sept. 15, and on PennLive Sept. 16. President John Fry was quoted in the Philadelphia and Bleeding Green Nation articles.

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    • Leslie Beck: Slow and Steady Wins the Weight-Loss Race

      September 14, 2017

      A study about how consistency is linked to long-term weight loss from Michael Lowe, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was featured in a Sept. 8 Globe and Mail (Canada) story.

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    • Game changers: Health Care Innovator & Extraordinary Doctor Awards

      September 14, 2017

      Laurence Belkoff, MD, an volunteer faculty member and director of the Urologic Surgery Residency Program in the College of Medicine, was honored with a “Life Time Achievement Award” in a Sept. 14 Philadelphia Business Journal health care innovator report.

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    • 'Ban the Box' Rights Perk Up Ears at Drexel Legal Aid Forum

      September 14, 2017

      Rachel Lopez, JD, associate professor and director of the Community Lawyering Clinic in the Kline School of Law, was quoted in a Sept. 15 Philadelphia Tribune story about Law Day, a housing rights event hosted at the Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships.

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    • 2017’s State Uninsured Rates

      September 14, 2017

      Robert Field, PhD, JD, professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and the Kline School of Law, was interviewed in a Sept. 14 Wallet Hub story regarding cuts to ACA outreach efforts and Congress’ inability to pass healthcare reform.

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    • Monster Storms Change Coastlines, Not Minds on Climate Change

      September 14, 2017

      Robert Brulle, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Sept. 14 Bloomberg story about monster storms changing coastlines but not shifting the politics of climate change.

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    • Drexel’s ExCITe Center is Working on a National Study of Makerspaces

      September 14, 2017

      Youngmoo Kim, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering and director of the ExCITe Center, was quoted in a Sept. 14 Technically Philly story about the Center’s ongoing national survey of makerspaces as part of its Learning Innovation initiative. Brian Smith, a professor in the School of Education; Kareem Edouard, PhD, a post-doctoral researcher in the ExCITe Center; and Katelyn Bright, a graduate student in ExCITe, were also mentioned in the story.

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    • About That Plague of Flying Bugs in the Philadelphia Area

      September 13, 2017

      Jon Gelhaus, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and curator of the Department of Entomology, Academy of Natural Sciences, was quoted in a Sept. 12 Philadelphia Inquirer story about swarms of flying ants in the area. Isabelle Betancourt, a curatorial assistant at the Academy was interviewed in a related story on KYW-TV (CBS-3).

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    • An 'Uncomfortable' Life: Philly Still America's Poorest Big City

      September 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 Sept. 13 Philadelphia Inquirer article about how Philadelphia’s poverty rate stagnated while the U.S. rate declined leaving it as one of the poorest big cities.

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    • Ant Swarms: The Insect Singles Bars

      September 13, 2017

      Jon Gelhaus, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and curator of the Department of Entomology, Academy of Natural Sciences, was quoted in a Sept. 13 Morning Call (Allentown) story about swarms of flying ants in the area.

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    • Wax Could Help Roads De-Ice Themselves

      September 13, 2017

      Yaghoob Farnam, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a Sept. 13 UPI story about his research on adding paraffin oil to concrete as a way of making roads that can melt off ice and snow.

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    • Here's How And Where Philadelphia Will Try To Get Amazon's HQ2

      September 13, 2017

      Drexel was mentioned in a Sept. 13 Bisnow story about why Amazon should choose Philadelphia as the location for its second headquarters, citing the University City neighborhood as a growing hub for research, medicine and innovation. Drexel's partnership with Brandywine Realty Trust on the Schuylkill Yards development project was also mentioned.

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    • Drexel's Enrollment Spikes to Five-Year High. Here's Why.

      September 13, 2017

      President John Fry and Randall C. Deike, senior vice president for Enrollment Management and Student Success, were quoted in a Sept. 13 Philadelphia Business Journal story about the success of Drexel's new admissions strategy.

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    • Hear From This Obama Advisor Next Week on Education Innovation

      September 12, 2017

      Youngmoo Kim, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a Sept. 12 Technically Philly post about the ExCITe Center hosting Katrina Stevens, a technology education expert and former Obama administration official, as part of its Learning Innovation Conversation series.

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    • Irma's Environmental Toll Could Be Less Than Harvey's

      September 12, 2017

      Charles Haas, PhD, LD Betz Professor of Environmental Engineering in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a Sept. 12 Bloomberg BNA story about the contamination risks associated with flood waters.

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    • The 2017 Stellar StartUps Winners Are …

      September 12, 2017

      Drexel's Close School of Entrepreneurship was mentioned in a Sept. 12 Philadelphia Inquirer story as a sponsor of the Stellar StartUps competition hosted by Philadelphia Media Network. Gossamer Games LLC and Boost Linguistics, founded by Drexel students, were among the winning startup companies.

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    • So Your Kitchen Sponge Is A Bacteria Hotbed. Here's What To Do

      September 11, 2017

      Jennifer Quinlan, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was interviewed for a Sept. 11 story on NPR’s “Morning Edition” about the bacteria on kitchen sponges and how to eliminate it.

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    • Regular Weigh-Ins May Help Prevent College Weight Gain

      September 11, 2017

      Meghan Butryn, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Sept. 11 HealthDay News story about her study that showed how regular weigh-ins may help prevent weight gain. The story appeared in dozens of newspapers, including The Philadelphia InquirerThe Arizona Daily Star and The Sioux City Journal.

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    • What Have Courts Said About the Constitutionality of DACA?

      September 11, 2017

      Anil Kalhan, JD, an associate professor in the Kline School of Law, was quoted in a Sept. 11PolitiFact article about the debate among experts on whether DACA is constitutional or not.

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    • Why Amazon Should Put Its Next Headquarters In Philadelphia

      September 10, 2017

      Drexel was mentioned in a Sept. 10 Forbes column arguing that Amazon should choose Philadelphia as the location for its second headquarters, citing the University City neighborhood as a growing hub for research, medicine and innovation. Drexel's partnership with Brandywine Realty Trust on the Schuylkill Yards development project was also mentioned in a Sept. 8 Philadelphia Inquirer story about Philadelphia as a contender in the Amazon bidding competition.

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    • Businesses Struggle to Balance Family-Leave Needs of Mothers and Fathers

      September 10, 2017

      Natalie Pedersen, PhD, an assistant professor of legal studies in the LeBow College of Business, authored an opinion piece that was published in the Sept. 10 edition of The Philadelphia Inquirer about businesses and their struggle to balance family-leave needs of mothers and fathers.

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    • First Harvey, Now Irma: How Back-to-Back Disasters Could Drain FEMA Even After $7.4B Top-Up

      September 9, 2017

      Scott Knowles, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Sept. 9 CBC News “Analysis” about how back-to-back disasters could drain FEMA even following the administrations $7.4B top-up.

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    • The Bard Can Help Us Understand Politics’ Sound and Fury

      September 8, 2017

      Paula Marantz Cohen, PhD, dean of the Pennoni Honors College and distinguished professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, authored a Sept. 8 opinion piece for The Wall Street Journal discussing how the Bard can help the public better understand politics and its sound and fury type performance.

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    • Trial Ends With No Verdict in Sight on Fate of Kentucky's Last Abortion Clinic

      September 8, 2017

      Court testimony from Richard Hamilton, MD, professor and chair of Emergency Medicine in the College of Medicine, was quoted in Sept. 8 stories in CNN, the Courier-Journal and dozens of other news outlets about a high-stakes trial deciding the fate of the last abortion clinic in Kentucky.

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    • Scientists Narrow Down the Startling Risk Factors That Can Cause Autism

      September 7, 2017

      Craig Newschaffer, PhD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and director of the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, was mentioned in a Sept. 7 CNBC story about factors that correlate to the risk of autism.

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    • After a Century, Philadelphia Struggles to Figure Out What The Parkway Should Be

      September 7, 2017

      Harris Steinberg, executive director of the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation and distinguished teaching professor in Westphal College, was quoted in a Sept. 7 Philadelphia Inquirer column about Philadelphia's future plans for the Parkway.

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    • 15 Top-Flight Gallery Shows to See in Philly This Fall

      September 6, 2017

      Drexel’s Pearlstein Gallery’s fall exhibit “The Expanded Caribbean: Contemporary Photograph at the Crossroads” was included in The Philadelphia Inquirer's “Focus on Philadelphia Artists” listing of upcoming exhibitions on Sept. 10. The exhibit was also featured on the Caribbean news and commentary blog Repeating Islands on Sept. 8.

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    • DuPont Quietly Offers Buyouts to 9,500 Pensioners

      September 6, 2017

      Norman Stein, JD, a professor in the Kline School of Law, was quoted in a Sept. 6 News Journal article about DuPont offering buyouts to 9,500 of its retirees.

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    • The Houston Rockets Sold for $2.2 Billion, So What are the Sixers Worth?

      September 6, 2017

      Joel Maxcy, PhD, director of the Center for Sport Management, was quoted in a Sept. 6 Billy Penn story about how the Philadelphia 76ers could be worth more than $2 billion.

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    • Locke in West Philly Becomes City's 12th Community School

      September 6, 2017

      Lucy Kerman, PhD, senior vice provost for University and Community Partnerships, was quoted in a Sept. 6 Philadelphia Public School Notebook story about Drexel supporting Alain Locke School as part of the Mayor’s Community Schools Initiative. Drexel will use funding from the Promise Neighborhood grant to fund community resources and services at Locke. A related story also ran on Newsworks.

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    • Pennsylvania Joins 14 states, DC in Lawsuit Challenging Trump's DACA Decision

      September 6, 2017

      Anil Kalhan, JD, an associate professor in the Kline School of Law, was quoted in a Sept. 6 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette story about Pennsylvania joining several states in a lawsuit challenging Trump's DACA decision.

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    • Trump is Holding DREAMers Hostage for His Border Wall With Mexico

      September 5, 2017

      Anil Kalhan, JD, an associate professor in the Kline School of Law, was quoted in a Sept. 5 Quartz article about the Trump administration using the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program as a bargaining chip in immigration reform and the construction of a border wall. Kalhan was also quoted in a second Quartz article on Sept. 5 regarding U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who announced the administration’s decision to rescind the program.

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    • A Two-Decade Crusade by Conservative Charities Fueled Trump’s Exit from Paris Climate Accord

      September 5, 2017

      Robert Brulle, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Sept. 5 Washington Post article about the role of conservative charities in fueling Trump’s exit from the Paris climate accord.

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    • Nanodiamonds Reduce Short-Circuit Risk in Rechargeable Lithium Batteries

      September 4, 2017

      Yury Gogotsi, PhD, Distinguished University and Bach professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a Sept. 4 Chemical & Engineering News story about his research on using nanodiamonds to make lithium-ion batteries safer.

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    • GI Janes: Women in Medicine

      September 4, 2017

      Asyia Ahmad, MD, an associate professor in the College of Medicine, Jennifer Schwartz, DO, a second-year resident, and Shelini Sooklal, MD, a fellow, authored posts for the in-House blog about their perspectives as women in gastroenterology careers.

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    • Harvey-Level Damage Probably Won’t Happen in Philadelphia, But Intense Flooding Already Does

      September 1, 2017

      Franco Montalto, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a Sept. 1 NPR StateImpact story about stormwater management problems shared by Philadelphia and Houston and the surge of flooding Philadelphia has experienced because of it. The story was also picked up by Plan Philly, Billy Penn and WHYY/Newsworks.org.

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    • Harvey-Level Damage Probably Won’t Happen in Philadelphia, but Intense Flooding Already Does

      September 1, 2017

      Franco Montalto, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a Sept. 1 Plan Philly story about how rising waters and paving over wetlands could impact Philadelphia.

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