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January

    • Medical Mystery: What Caused Unusual Blisters and Itching on a Boy With Eczema?

      January 31, 2020

      Daniel Taylor, DO, an associate professor in the College of Medicine, authored a Jan. 31 Philadelphia Inquirer “Medical Mystery” column about an eczema patient presenting unusual blisters and itching. 

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    • The Fatally Slow Quest for Next-Gen Antibiotics

      January 31, 2020

      Donald Kaye, MD, an affiliate faculty member in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a Jan. 31Men's Health story about antibiotic resistant bacteria.

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    • Coronavirus: Drexel University Expert Says Containment is Key to Prevent Virus From Spreading

      January 31, 2020

      Michael LeVasseur, PhD, a visiting assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in and interviewed in a number of recent stories about efforts to contain the spread of coronavirus, including a Jan. 31 WPVI-TV (6-abc) news segment, a Feb. 1 WHYY.org story and the Feb. 2 edition of WCAU-TV's "NBC10@Issue."

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    • Why Women Are More at Risk From Concussion

      January 31, 2020

      Ramesh Raghupathi, PhD, a professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a Jan. 31 BBC story about differences in concussions for men and women athletes. 

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    • Impeachment Winds Down

      January 31, 2020

      David S. Cohen, JD, a professor in the Kline School of Law, was interviewed on a Jan. 31 WHYY “Radio Times” segment about the impeachment process as it comes to a close, and the legal tactics used by both the Democrats and Republicans in this constitutional battle.

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    • Philadelphia Poised for Office Boom Not Seen Since Early '90s

      January 31, 2020

      Drexel was mentioned in a Jan. 31 Philadelphia Business Journal story about the office boom in Philadelphia. The piece noted Drexel's new academic tower that will house the College of Nursing and Health Professions and administrative offices and some programs for the College of Medicine. The story also mentions the completion of Drexel Square.

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    • How Much Will The Coronavirus Spread? It’s a Question of Biology and Math.

      January 30, 2020

      Alison Evans, ScD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a Jan. 30 Philadelphia Inquirer article about how fast the coronavirus is spreading, relative to other well-known viruses.

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    • Culinology Currents

      January 30, 2020

      A December interview in Culinology magazine with Rosemary Trout, director of the Food and Hospitality Management department in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was mentioned in a Jan. 30 Culinology blog post.

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    • Pro-Refinery Factions Intensify Pressure to Negate PES Sale Agreement

      January 30, 2020

      Harris Steinberg, a professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and executive director of the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was quoted in a Jan. 30 WHYY.org article about the winning bid for the Philadelphia Energy Solutions complex. Factions who want to see the complex continue to operate as a refinery have ramped up pressure in light of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court confirmation hearing on the company’s Chapter 11 reorganization plan, which will happen next week.

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    • Looking For the Next Battery Breakthrough? Think Small.

      January 29, 2020

      Yury Gogotsi, PhD, Distinguished University and Bach professor in the College of Engineering, and Ekaterina Pomerantseva, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering, were featured in a Jan. 29 Grist story about their research on developing nanomaterials for energy storage technology.

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    • The Economic Reality That’s Splitting the Country Apart

      January 29, 2020

      Bruce Katz, JD, distinguished fellow in the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation and director of the Nowak Metro Finance Lab, was quoted in a Jan. 29 Governing article about the need for a combination of smart federal policy, new norms and models in the investor world to address the imbalance of infrastructure investment, which is increasingly concentrated in a small number of cities.

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    • Are Smartshirts Next?

      January 29, 2020

      Conductive MXene yarn research by Yury Gogotsi, PhD, Distinguished University and Bach professor in the College of Engineering; Geneveive Dion, a professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and director of Drexel’s Center for Functional Fabrics; and Simge Uzun, a doctoral candidate in the College of Engineering, was featured in a Jan. 29 Yale Scientific magazine story about the future of wearable technology.

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    • Impeachment, Primaries, and Media

      January 27, 2020

      William Rosenberg, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed Jan. 27 on POTUS XM-124 in a segment about the impeachment process associated with President Trump, the role of partisanship, media coverage, and the political dynamics in play in the United States.

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    • Wing Wars IV to Be a Cluckin' Good Time

      January 22, 2020

      Jonathan Deutsch, PhD, a professor in the Food and Hospitality Management Department in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was mentioned in a Jan. 22 Atlantic City Weekly article about the upcoming Wing Wars IV event, where he will be serving as a judge.

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    • On the Roe Anniversary, Let's Consider One Seemingly Obvious Way to Expand Abortion Access

      January 22, 2020

      David S. Cohen, JD, a professor in the Kline School of Law, was quoted in a Jan. 22 Mother Jones story about how to expand access to abortion. The piece mentions Cohen's forthcoming book "Obstacle Course: The Everyday Struggle to Get An Abortion in America."

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    • Harvey Weinstein Trial: How Finding an Impartial Jury Became a Spectacle

      January 18, 2020

      Daniel Filler, JD, dean of the Kline School of Law, was quoted in a Jan. 18 Guardian story about the challenge of finding an impartial jury for the Harvey Weinstein trial.

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    • 'Deaths of Despair' Meets 'Black Lives Matter'

      January 16, 2020

      Research by Ana Diez Roux, MD, PhD, dean of the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a Jan. 16 Psychology Today post about racial disparities in life expectancy.

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    • Whole Wheat Pizzas Offer a Slightly More Nutritious Pie

      January 16, 2020

      Rosemary Trout, an assistant clinical professor and director of the Food and Hospitality Management Department in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Jan. 16 Philly Voice story about the nutritional benefits of wheat flour over white flour in pizza crust.

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    • Pennsylvania Schools Turning to 'Cyber Snow Days' On Bad Weather Days

      January 16, 2020

      Michael Kozak, EdD, an assistant clinical professor in the School of Education, was quoted in a Jan. 17 FOX News story about giving schools the option to use up to five flexible instruction days, known as "cyber snow days," per school year. Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolfe signed Senate Bill 440 into law over the summer, which permits them to do so.

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    • Good Day Discusses Trauma, Grief in Light of Violent Start to 2020 in Philadelphia

      January 15, 2020

      John A. Rich, MD, and Ted Corbin, MD,  co-directors of the Center for Nonviolence and Social Justice at the Dornsife School of Public Health, were interviewed on the Jan 15 broadcast of WTXF-TV (FOX-29)'s "Good Day Philadelphia" about recent violence in Philadelphia and how their initiative, Healing Hurt People, and other programs are helping people deal with the trauma associated with violence.

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    • Proofread Everything

      January 14, 2020

      Paul Dempsey, a web developer in the College of Engineering, authored a Jan. 14 Inside Higher Ed column about the importance of proofreading.

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    • How Diners Pressured NYC’s Restaurateurs to Be More ‘Ethical’

      January 13, 2020

      Jonathan Deutsch, PhD, a professor in the Food and Hospitality Management department in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Jan. 13 Eater New York article about consumer demands pushing restaurants toward more ethical and environmentally-sustainable practices.

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    • Stephen F. Gambescia: Legislators Gone Wacky on the Weed

      January 11, 2020

      Stephen Gambescia, PhD, a clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, authored a column for Inside Sources about the “most compassionate” way for states to legalize medical marijuana is to establish laws that growing, distribution, advertising and sale be handled by health care nonprofits, such as university research hospitals, hospital systems or substance abuse and behavior health rehabilitation nonprofits. It was picked up Jan. 11 by The Monroe News (Monroe, Michigan). 

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    • Why Warriors’ Damion Lee Holds Firmly to His Drexel Roots

      January 11, 2020

      The University was mentioned in a Jan. 11 San Francisco Chronicle story about former men's basketball player Damion Lee, who plays for the Warriors, asking to be introduced pregame as being from Drexel.

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    • Small Actions Spark Big Changes: Academy of Natural Sciences Launches New Initiative to Inspire Care for the Environment

      January 10, 2020

      The Academy of Natural Sciences was featured in a Jan. 10 Philadelphia Sun article about its latest initiative that focuses on teaching people that even small habits can have a big impact on the environment.

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    • How a Brewerytown Record Store Owner Is Shining a Light on Our Overlooked Musical Past

      January 10, 2020

      Drexel’s student-run record label, MAD Dragon, was mentioned in a Jan. 10 Philadelphia Inquirer story about an effort to preserve Philadelphia’s musical history. Last year MAD Dragon released an album by Nat Turner Rebellion, a now-defunct funk band that originally recorded it 50 years ago. 

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    • Brexit Wasn’t the Only Issue for British Voters. Health Care Is Big Too. | Opinion

      January 10, 2020

      Robert I Field, JD, PhD, a professor in the Kline School of Law and Dornsife School of Public Health, authored a Jan. 10 Philadelphia Inquirer column about the possibility of Britain ending its National Health Service and the future of health care in the country.

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    • How Philadelphia's Tax Abatement Changes May Affect Future Housing Prices, Construction

      January 9, 2020

      Kevin Gillen, PhD, senior research fellow in the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was quoted in Jan. 9 Philadelphia Business Journal article about how the recent changes to Philadelphia's 10-year tax abatement will affect the market for new housing.

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    • The Year of Transformative Change

      January 9, 2020

      Bruce Katz, JD, distinguished fellow in the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation and director of the Nowak Metro Finance Lab, authored a Jan. 9 Philadelphia Citizen story about investments that can help distressed urban communities build wealth — commentary drawing on his recent report with Ross Baird, “Towards a System of Community Wealth.” He was also mentioned in a guest column published Jan. 10 in Generocity about the West Philadelphia Skills Initiative.

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    • For Sale: 1,300 Acres in South Philly. Next 7 Days Could Decide the Fate of Bankrupt Refinery.

      January 9, 2020

      Harris Steinberg, a professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and executive director of the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was quoted in a Jan. 9 Philadelphia Inquirer story about the bankruptcy sale of the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery site in South Philadelphia.

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    • What Do Warren Buffet, Tom Cruise, Kathy Ireland, Martin Luther King, Walt Disney And Wayne Gretzky Have In Common?

      January 8, 2020

      Paul Harrington, PhD, a professor in the School of Education and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was quoted in Jan. 8 Forbes story about teenage employment statistics.

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    • Philadelphia’s New Police Chief Danielle Outlaw Doesn’t Have a Bob. Here’s Why That’s Awesome.

      January 8, 2020

      Sharrona Pearl, PhD, associate teaching professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Jan. 8 Philadelphia Inquirer story about the hairstyle and fashion of Philadelphia's next police commissioner Danielle Outlaw.

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    • Almost 450 Residences Coming to South Philly Waterfront Land Once Eyed for Casino

      January 8, 2020

      Nancy Trainer, associate vice president of Planning and Design and chair of Philadelphia's Civic Design Review board, was quoted in a Jan. 8 Plan Philly story about a residential development planned for the waterfront in South Philadelphia.

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    • Managing OFF Episodes in Parkinson Disease

      January 7, 2020

      Jill M. Giordano Farmer, DO, an assistant professor in the College of Medicine, was featured in a January 7 NeurologyLive panel discussion video about managing Parkinson's Disease.

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    • Feeling Artsy? Here’s How Making Art Helps Your Brain

      January 7, 2020

      A Jan. 7 episode of NPR “Life Kit,” that quoted Girija Kaimal, EdD, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, about the benefits of art making and how to start healthy habits, aired Jan. 11 on multiple stations across the country, including WHYY-Radio, WWNO-FM (New Orleans, Louisiana), KPCW-FM (Park City, Utah), WMFE-FM (Orlando, Florida), WYPR-FM (Baltimore, Maryland) and KALW-FM (San Francisco, California).

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    • How Jim Delaney Changed College Sports

      January 7, 2020

      Karen Weaver, EdD, an associate clinical professor in the Sport Management program of the LeBow College of Business, was interviewed on a Jan. 7 WGYAM-AM (Orlando, Florida) broadcast about Big Ten Conference Commissioner Jim Delany’s upcoming retirement and his legacy.

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    • Making Art Is Good For Your Health. Here's How To Start A Habit

      January 7, 2020

      Girija Kaimal, EdD, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Jan. 7 episode of NPR “Life Kit” about the benefits of art making and how to start healthy habits.

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    • Architectural Digest ranks Drexel, Thomas Jefferson Interior Design Programs Among Best in U.S.

      January 7, 2020

      Drexel was included in a Jan. 7 Philly Voice story about Architectural Digest ranking the interior design program at the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design among the best in the country.

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    • Good News in the District

      January 7, 2020

      The ceremonial groundbreaking held by Drexel and The School District of Philadelphia for a building that will house two public schools in West Philadelphia was covered Jan. 7 by The Philadelphia Tribune.

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    • Wentz Hit and Concussion Another Reminder Football is Not Safe for Youth

      January 7, 2020

      Stephen Gambescia, PhD, a clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, authored a Jan. 7 Philadelphia Inquirer opinion piece about Philadelphia Eagles’ quarterback Carson Wentz’s recent concussion and why it should highlight the danger of playing football at a young age.

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    • Autism Heritability: It Probably Does Not Mean What You Think It Means

      January 7, 2020

      Brian Lee, PhD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and fellow in the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, authored a Jan. 7 Spectrum news article about how best to define autism heritability and why researchers need to look deeper into how environment may influence autism risk.

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    • How Jim Delany’s Media Intuition Changed The College Sports Ecosystem

      January 6, 2020

      Karen Weaver, EdD, an associate clinical professor in the Sport Management program in the LeBow College of Business, authored a Jan. 6 Forbes article about Big Ten Conference Commissioner Jim Delany’s upcoming retirement and his legacy, which includes the creation of the Big Ten Network.

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    • Legislators Have Gone Wacky on the Weed

      January 6, 2020

      Stephen Gambescia, PhD, a clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, authored a column for Inside Sources about the “most compassionate” way for states to legalize medical marijuana is to establish laws that growing, distribution, advertising and sale be handled by health care nonprofits, such as university research hospitals, hospital systems or substance abuse and behavior health rehabilitation nonprofits. It was picked up by a number of outlets on Jan. 6, including Newsday, Savannah Morning News (Savannah, Georgia) and The Pueblo Chieftain (Pueblo, Colorado). 

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    • Coloring, Open-Studio Art Therapy Benefits Cancer Patients, Caregivers

      January 6, 2020

      A 2019 study led by Girija Kaimal, EdD, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was mentioned in a Jan. 6 Pharmacy Times article about art therapy benefiting cancer patients and their caregivers.

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    • Now In: Your Personal Bucket List for Philadelphia's Art, Culture and Fashion Scenes

      January 6, 2020

      The Suit Yourself! 75 Years of Powerful Style exhibition by the Robert and Penny Fox Historic Costume Collection (FHCC) of the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, that showcases the many, evolving styles of women’s suits, was noted a Jan.6 Philadelphia Style article. Claire Sauro, an assistant professor in Westphal College and FHCC curator, was quoted.

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    • 10 US Immigration Issues to Watch in 2020

      January 4, 2020

      Anil Kalhan, JD, an associate professor in the Kline School of Law, was quoted in a Jan. 3 Public Radio International story about U.S. immigration issues to watch in 2020.

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    • The Big Ten Network Was Created By and For Its Fans — And Turned A Profit In Less Than Two Years

      January 4, 2020

      Karen Weaver, EdD, an associate clinical professor in the Sport Management program of the LeBow College of Business, authored a Jan. 4 Forbes article about The Big Ten Network’s profitability and the model it’s created for other conference’s to follow when creating their own television networks.

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    • New Jersey Regulation And Legislation To Watch In 2020

      January 1, 2020

      Ellen Staurowsky, EdD, a professor in the Sport Management program in the LeBow College of Business, was quoted in a Jan. 1 Law360 article about New Jersey state legislation and regulation goals in 2020, including a proposal to allow college athletes to sign endorsement deals.

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