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All In The News tagged "Inside Higher Ed"

An Open Letter To University Leadership

Leslie A. McClure, PhD, a professor and chair in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was mentioned in an Oct. 15 Inside Higher Ed article about an open letter from more than 100 scholars that called on college leaders to take a more humane approach to students during COVID-19.

Proofread Everything

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

Video Games: Entertainment or Sports?

Ellen Staurowsky, EdD, a professor in the Sport Management program of the LeBow College of Business, was quoted in a Feb. 12 Inside Higher Ed story about whether the NCAA should control collegiate esports.

One-Stop Shopping for (Free) Virtual Reality Content


Susan Aldridge, PhD, senior vice president of Drexel Online, was quoted in a July 25 Inside Higher Ed story about a first-of-its-kind initiative at Drexel Online that will make a repository of more than 250,000 pieces of virtual and augmented reality available to faculty to incorporate into online classes. Karyn Holt, PhD, director of online quality at the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was also quoted in the story.

A College Prices Its Online Programs 60% Less

Susan Aldridge, PhD, senior vice president and president of Drexel Online, was quoted in a July 11 Inside Higher Ed story about Berklee College of Music finding success in offering an online program with a pricing model that favors students. The Berklee team consulted with Aldridge before launching the program.

Appointments, resignations, retirements, fellowships, awards, deaths

The appointment of Paul E. Jensen, PhD, as the new dean for the LeBow College of Business was included in the Chronicle of Higher Education on May 4.

Survey Centers and the Academy

Drexel was mentioned in an Aug. 22 Inside Higher Ed story about academic survey centers.

Commencement Speakers Announced

The announcement of computational design guru John Maeda as Drexel's 2017 Commencement speaker was included in an April 11 Inside Higher Ed listing of the latest commencement speakers announced.

Study: 1 in 4 College Athletes Show Signs of Depression

Eugene Hong, MD, associate dean for primary care and community health in the College of Medicine, was quoted in an Inside Higher Ed story Jan. 28 about his study on the prevalence of depression in college athletes. The Chronicle of Higher Education also featured the research on Jan. 27.

Measuring Competency

Amy Slaton, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Nov. 25 Inside Higher Ed story about a new competency-based education program at Southern New Hampshire University.

Steve Jobs: The Movie and the Zeitgeist

Drexel was mentioned in a Nov. 5 Inside Higher Ed story as the first college to commit to buy the Apple Macintosh personal computer for its students.

Watered-Down Gen Ed for Engineers?

Charles N. Haas, PhD, L. D. Betz Professor of Environmental Engineering and chair of civil, architectural and environmental engineering in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a June 26 Inside Higher Ed story on general education requirements for engineering students.