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A Popular Benefit of Houseplants Is a Myth

Michael Waring, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a March 9 Atlantic story debunking the myth that houseplants improve air quality.

Black Colleges Have to Pay More for Loans Than Other Schools

Casey Dougal, PhD, an assistant professor in LeBow College of Business, was mentioned for his study on racial discrimination in bond markets for higher education in an Aug. 22 Atlantic story.

The Problem With The New York Times’ Big Story on Climate Change

Robert Brulle, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in an Aug. 1 Atlantic article about a recent New York Times Magazine story that portrays the early years of climate politics as a tragedy and lets the fossil-fuel industry off the hook.

How to Track the Ongoing Fallout From Harvey

Scott Knowles, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted and included in an Aug. 28 Atlantic article as a scholar in an annotated list of trusted sources on the hurricane and its aftermath.

Are Gel Manicures Going to Give Me Skin Cancer?

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

Why Don’t More People Consider Competitive Cheerleading a Sport?

Ellen Staurowsky, EdD, a professor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, was quoted in a May 2 Atlantic story about cheerleading as a competitive sport.

Why Trump's Conflicts of Interest Matter

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

Advocate Health Care and Religious Exemptions to ERISA

Norman Stein, PhD, a professor in the Kline School of Law, was quoted in a Dec 12 story in The Atlantic about the upcoming Supreme Court cast Advocate Health Care Network v. Stapleton, which involves retirement benefits for workers affiliated with religious institutions. The story was also picked up by Politomix and Pensions & Investments.

How Philly's First Pay-What-You-Want Cafe Is Taking Aim at Hunger

Donnell Jones-Craven, general manager of Drexel's Eat Café, a project of the Dornsife School of Public Health's Center for Hunger-Free Communities, was quoted in a Sept. 2 Atlantic "CityLab" story profiling the new pay-what-you-wish restaurant.

The Complex Data on Girls in STEM

Nancy Songer, PhD, dean of the School of Education, was quoted in an Atlantic story May 18 about the complex data surrounding girls and women studying and working in science, technology, engineering and math fields.

When Computers Started Beating Chess Champions

Drexel was mentioned in a Feb. 12 Yahoo! Finance story about Christopher Gray's college-financial-aid-seeking app, Scholly.

The Muddled Future of Reproductive Rights

David S. Cohen, JD, a professor in the Kline School of Law, was quoted in an Atlantic story on Feb. 19 about the future of reproductive rights.