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Transgender People With IDs That Match Their Gender Have Better Mental Health, Study Says

Ayden Scheim, PhD, an assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a March 25 Metro Weekly article about conducting research highlighting the barriers to obtaining gender-affirming IDs for trans adults in the United States and the health benefits associated with having those IDs.

Local Kids Make Their Video Games Skyscraper Size

Frank Lee, PhD, a professor in Westphal College and director of the Entrepreneurial Game Studio in the ExCITe Center, was quoted in a June 14 Metro Kids story about his Skyscraper Games by Kids educational outreach project that helped teach local middle school students how to code video games, that they then played on the 29-story LED array of Brandywine Realty Trust's Cira Centre office building. 

Could $162 Million Development Re-Awaken 'Sleeping Giant' of North Philly?

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 March 5 Metro US story about a proposed $162 million development project at SEPTA's North Philadelphia station.

Trump Swung Votes in Areas With Worsening Public Health, Drexel Study Finds

Usama Bilal, MD, PhD, a postdoctoral research fellow in the Dornsife School of Public Health's Urban Health Collaborative, was quoted in a Dec. 13 Metro story about his study that found increases in the death rates of white, middle-aged people may have affected the 2016 presidential election.

Higher Education is Driving the Philadelphia Region

Drexel was mentioned in a May 8 Metro story about the economic boost that higher education provides in the Philadelphia area.

Meet the Cartoonist Behind 'Detective Boogaloo, Hip-Hop Cop'

Jamar Nicholas, an adjunct professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was featured in a July 14 Metro story about his work as a cartoonist and creator of the “Detective Boogaloo” series.

Drexel Sets Up iPad Lending Machines at Mantua Community Center

Students Create Their Dream Disney Ride

Undergraduate engineering students Jonathan VanZelst, Justin Petronglo, Ahmad Jamal and Bader Al Moulah, were mentioned in a Feb. 4 Metro article about their design for a new transportation system in Sydney, Australia being selected as a finalist in Disney’s “Imaginations” competition.

Philly Law to Mandate Paid Sick-Leave Moves Forward

Jonathan Deutsch, PhD, director of the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, was quoted in a Feb. 3 Metro article about a Philadelphia law to mandate paid sick leave for restaurant workers.

MetroQ&A: Jack Maxwell, Philly's Cold Case Specialist

Jack Maxwell, an assistant teaching professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was profiled in the Philadelphia Metro on Jan. 13 regarding his 40-year career in law enforcement.

Drexel University Lab Develops Next Generation Power Source

Drexel research to develop conductive clay was featured in a Dec. 8 Metro story. Michael Ghidiu, a doctoral student at Drexel's College of Engineering, was quoted. Michel Barsoum, PhD, Distinguished professor in the College of Engineering, was mentioned in the piece and Yury Gogotsi, PhD, Distinguished University and Trustee Chair professor in the College of Engineering, and Maria Lukatskaya, a doctoral student in the College of Engineering, were pictured.

Colleges Turn to Therapy Dogs to Help Students

Kathryn Formica, coordinator of student fitness and wellness at the Drexel Recreation Center, was quoted in a Dec. 1 Metro article about Jersey, Drexel’s on-campus therapy dog. The story ran in the Boston, New York and Philadelphia editions.